This Lunch’n Learn will feature Dr. Scott W. Tinker as speaker.This Lunch’n Learn will feature Dr. Scott W. Tinker as speaker.

Lunch'n Learn featuring Dr. Scott W. Tinker

This Lunch’n Learn will feature Dr. Scott W. Tinker as speaker. 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 of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin. This presentation is called “The U.S. Shale Scene and Global Implications” and Dr. Tinker will talk about how scientific innovation combined with continued advances in drilling and completion technology revitalized the natural gas and oil industry in North America, by making production from shale economic.

Dr. Tinker’s passion is bringing academe, government, industry and NGOs together into what he calls the “radical middle” to address major societal issues in energy, environment and the economy. Dr. Scott W. Tinker has been president of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Association of American State Geologists, the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, and is the current president of the American Geosciences Institute. Dr. Tinker, who has visited over 50 countries and given over 600 keynote and invited lectures to government, industry, academia and the public, is a Halbouty Leadership Medalist, Boyd Medalist, Fellow of the Geologic Society of America, honorary member of the AAPG, and has been broadly awarded for his success in engaging the public in science. Dr. Scott W. Tinker serves on many private, public, academic, and government boards and councils and is featured in the award-winning energy documentary film, Switch, which has been seen by over 10 million viewers.


Venue: Norway House, 3410 West Dallas Street, Houston, Texas 77019

Time: Monday, September 19, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

There is no charge for attendance. Parking on our ground floor, combined with valet parking. Space is limited; hence, early registrations are encouraged, and no later than by Wednesday, September 14, 2016

RSVP to: or tel. 713-620-4200

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