Skyline Bar & Grill
1600 Lamar Street
Houston, TX 77010
11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013
Museums | Sights
January 2013 marks the launch of the Huffington Award Luncheon to recognize recipients of the Roy M. Huffington Award for Contributions to International Understanding. Ryan M. Lance, Chairman and CEO of ConocoPhillips, will play a key role as chair of the event. Jon Huntsman, Jr. has been named the recipient of this year's award, named for the Houston oilman and former ambassador who played a leading role in creating Asia Society Texas Center. It is the highest honor bestowed by the organization on an individual who has been a major force on the international stage. Former recipients include President George Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush; Mr. and Mrs. George Strake; Robert Mosbacher, Sr.; Mayor Bill White; Washington SyCip; Gordon M. Bethune; and The Honorable Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore. The Honorable Michael Huffington, son of Roy Huffington, will present the award to Huntsman, followed by a lively conversation between Huntsman and Alan Crain, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Baker Hughes. For more information and ticket prices, visit AsiaSociety.org/Texas.