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On October 29th, 2022, TEDxHouston Countdown takes place at POST featuring talks on sustainability and solutions to our climate crisis.

POST also hosted a live jury of an urban design competition and a number of cultural exhibitions.

The full day of activities culminates in an after party at POST’s X Atrium.

TED Countdown

10/29/22 - Morning | Talks

TEDxHouston presents its first in-person Countdown event at POST Z Atrium.

In the spirit of TED Countdown — a movement to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis — TEDxHouston hosted its first in-person Countdown event to spotlight innovators, advocates, and artists at the forefront of energy, sustainability, built environment, and environmental justice.


Cath Conlon

Founder of Blackwood Educational Land Institute

Re-generational Wisdom

Eric Rubenstein

Founding Managing Partner of New Climate Ventures

Green is Good

Farish Mozley

Government & Public Affairs, EDP Renewables

Power For, By, and Of the People

Jeffrey C. Carlson, PhD.

Co-Founder and CEO of RioRaiz

Green is Gold

Maria Burgos

Founder of Trendy Seconds

Everything Deserves a Second Chance

Moji Karimi

Co-Founder and CEO of Cemvita Factory

The Promise of the New Bioeconomy

And More

One of the perks of attending this event is being among the few to see a sneak peek of featured TED talks that no one else can access before they get published online, featuring artist Xavier Cortada and IEA energy efficiency policyanalyst Ksenia Petrichenko before they go live on TED in the months ahead!

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10/29/22 - Night | POST Apocalypse Party

A Halloween party to celebrate our planet.

Bring out your costumes as we transform our X atrium into  a Spooky End of the World Party from 10pm to 2am. 🌎🎃

Around Midnight a Costume Contest is hosted with cash prizes. We also have live DJ’s jamming top 40’s music and throwbacks, multiple bars, an exclusive VIP area, and more.

Best Costume Contest Prizes:
1st - $500 | 2nd - $200 | 3rd - $100

21+ Only. General Admission free for all. RSVP required.

10/29/22 - Afternoon | Urban Masterplan Competition

Top entries were displayed with a live jury at Z Atrium in the afternoon. Open to the public for free.

Greening the Industrial City

Greening the Industrial City

Participants are asked to submit a masterplan proposal for a centrally located industrial park that was built over a natural waterway.

Find clever ways to expose the natural beauty of the waterway underneath the industrial park and provide your vision for sustainable and equitable development in East Houston.

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