The annual GEMS speaker series is intended to increase visibility and access to information on timely and relevant Earth and Mineral Sciences' related focus areas and topics affecting industry and public policy, encourage and educate our students, and encourage collaboration across disciplines. The speaker series alternates between the GEMS Showcase Event, which features Penn State researchers, and GEMS Industry Forum, which features Penn State alumni who are government and industry leaders.
2017 GEMS Industry Forum: “Balancing our Energy Future”
Everyone recognizes that we need energy for our everyday lives, and how we extract, manufacture and/or otherwise obtain the sources of that energy is a complex issue. Finding the right balance in both the short and long term will require careful insight, planning, and expertise. Join us for the 2017 Graduates of Earth and Mineral Sciences (GEMS) Forum, "Balancing Our Energy Future," to hear from Penn State alumni who are government and industry leaders in the energy and regulatory sectors. They will discuss their personal insights into the opportunities and challenges facing the pursuit of a reliable and sustainable future surrounding energy.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Reception: 6:00 - 6:45 p.m., Steidle Building Lobby (light fare food will be served)
Talks and panel discussion: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., 114 Steidle Building
View the speakers below.