PESA Remote: Global Energy in the Time of COVID with Dr. Scott Tinker
This event is for members and non-members.
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Central
Join PESA for a webinar "Global Energy in the Time of COVID" featuring Dr. Scott Tinker, Chairman of Switch Energy Alliance. He will facilitate a discussion about where the global oil and gas industry will be post-COVID19.
PESA has set up a Virtual Screening Room to stream the global energy documentary Switch On, the highly anticipated sequel to Switch!
Where Switch looked at energy in the developed world, Switch On takes viewers on another spectacular adventure, this time across the developing world, to meet leaders and everyday citizens bringing power to their people. It’s an inspiring journey, exploring how energy and ingenuity can improve the lives of individuals and their countries.
See the Switch On Trailer https://switchon.org/films/screening/KuVDqd
Watch through our Virtual Screening Room now! https://switchon.org/films/screening/KuVDqd
Our streaming page will be available for one month to an unlimited number of viewers. Share this link with friends and colleagues and enjoy the film!Dr. Scott Tinker, Chairman of Switch Energy Alliance Scott Tinker works to bring industry, government, academia, and nongovernmental organizations 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 of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin. Tinker coproduced 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-through-12 and college campuses. Dr. Tinker formed the nonprofit Switch Energy Alliance and is working on two new films: Switch On, addressing global energy poverty and released in January 2020, and Making the Switch, focused on the energy transition. He is the voice of EarthDate, a two-minute weekly program that focuses on remarkable stories of Earth. EarthDate is produced by the Bureau of Economic Geology and is featured on nearly 400 NPR and public radio stations in all 50 United States. Dr. Tinker has served as president of the American Geosciences Institute (AGI), the Association of American State Geologists, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), and the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies (GCAGS). Dr. Tinker is an AGI Campbell Medalist, AAPG Halbouty Award winner, GCAGS Boyd Medalist, and a Geological Society of America Fellow. In his visits to some 65 countries, he has given over 800 keynote and invited lectures.
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