FEBRUARY 28th, 2019
6:00pm – 7:00pm: Cocktail Hour
7:00pm – 8:00pm: Formal Talk
Ross Glen Hall – Mount Royal University (located in the Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning)
4825 Mt.Royal Gate SW, Calgary, AB T3E 7N5
Speaker: Scott Tinker
Topic: Energy, Carbon and Poverty: Seeking the Radical Middle
Scott will examine the global energy mix transition, and also the global energy poverty transition, which involves providing secure energy for every person on earth and is perhaps the most important challenge facing humankind.
About Scott Tinker:
Scott Tinker works to bring industry, governments, academe and NGOs together to address difficult challenges. Dr. Tinker is director of the Bureau of Economic Geology, the State Geologist of Texas, and a professor holding the Allday Endowed Chair at The University of Texas at Austin. 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 Leadership Medalist, GCAGS Boyd Medalist, and a Fellow of the Geological Society of America. In his visits to some 60 countries, he has given 750 keynote and invited lectures to government, industry, academic, and general audiences. He serves on many private, public, academic, and government boards and advisory councils. 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 not-for-profit Switch Energy Alliance and is currently working on a new film project, Switch On, addressing global energy poverty.
Each registration includes one drink ticket and appetizers
Advance Tickets – $35 +GST
Tickets at the Door – $40 +GST
Group of 5 – $150 ($30 per ticket)
Group of 10 – $250 ($25 per ticket)
* Any additional tickets purchased outside of the group registration will be charged the regular price.
For more information, or to register, please visit: http://www.cspg.org/CSPG/IMIS20/Events/Honorary_Address/CSPGIMIS20/Events/Honorary_Address.aspx