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February 2020 Houston Chapter Event
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2019
Time:Registration 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Speaker 5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Networking 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Sponsor: KPMG LLP
Guest Speaker: Dr. Scott W. Tinker
Location: 2727 Kirby Drive, Sunset Room, Houston, Texas
Dr. Scott W Tinker
Scott Tinker works to bring industry, government, academia, and NGOs together to address major societal challenges in energy, the environment, and the economy. Dr. Tinker is director of the 250-person Bureau of Economic Geology, the State Geologist of Texas, and a professor holding the Allday Endowed Chair in the Jackson School at The University of Texas at Austin. Tinker co-produced and is featured in the award-winning energy documentary film Switch, which has been screened in over 50 countries to more than 15 million viewers and is used on thousands of K—12 and college campuses. Dr. Tinker formed the nonprofit Switch Energy Alliance and is working on two new films addressing global energy poverty and the energy transition. He is the voice of EarthDate, a 2-minute weekly program produced by the Bureau of Economic Geology, that focuses on remarkable stories of Earth, and is featured on over 350 NPR stations in all 50 United States. He has served as president of the American Geosciences Institute, the Association of American State Geologists, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, and the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies. Dr. Tinker is an AGI Campbell Medalist, AAPG Halbouty Medalist, GCAGS Boyd Medalist, and a Fellow of the Geological Society of America. In his visits to some 60 countries he has given over 750 keynote and invited lectures.
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