Guest Speakers and Events
Fall events will be announced later in the summer.
April 20, 2017
Barbara Heim '83
Former Executive Vice President of People for BG Group
Her presentation, titled “The inside story: one person’s perspective on working for a major energy company,” focused on the breadth of career opportunities available at global companies. She also discussed the benefits and challenges of working for a large corporation in the energy industry.
April 11, 2017
Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer for Talen Energy
His presentation, titled "Nuclear Sustainability," discussed the future of nuclear energy, including the integral role nuclear energy plays with providing clean and reliable electricity, and examined nuclear energy as part of the energy mix with other fuel sources.
March 22, 2017
Richard Alley, Ph.D.
Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences and Associate of the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute at The Pennsylvania State University
His presentation, titled “The big picture on energy and climate,” discusses the dynamics of how money, jobs, national security, ethics and the environment influence perceptions and decisions about energy.
March 8, 2017
Terry Hallmark, Ph.D.
Hallmark is the visiting clinical instructor and director of the energy and sustainability minor in the Honors College at the University of Houston
Hallmark discussed how oil companies approach analyzing and managing risks posed by terrorists and dictators, among other threats, around the world during a presentation titled, “Guerillas, Terrorists and Dictators: Above Ground Risks and Threats to Oil Company Assets.”
Feb. 15, 2017
Lycoming College professors:
Bob Smith, Ph.D., department of biology
Michael Kurtz, Ph.D., department of economics
Ryan Adams, Ph.D., department of sociology and anthropology
Laura Seddelmeyer, Ph.D., department of history
Charles Mahler, Ph.D., department of chemistry
Charles Doersam, M.S., department of physics
Six Lycoming College professors discussed the future of energy during a panel discussion titled “The Future of Energy? An Interdisciplinary Approach.”