Dr. William T. (Tom) Bogart is the 11th president of Maryville College in Maryville, Tennessee. He will discuss his book, The False Promise of Green Energy, and sign copies following his presentation.
In April of 2010, The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, The University of Tennessee Obesity Research Center, The University of Tennessee Center for Public Health, and The University of Tennessee Health Science Center convened the conference, Building Healthy Communities: A Workshop bringing together public administrators, administrators, policy makers, and concerned citizens. The report and recommendations from that conference are now available.
Ms. Diana Saqeb is a documentary filmmaker and women’s rights activist. The documentary “25 Percent,” will be presented and then Saqeb will lead a discussion afterwards.
Marilyn Brown is a national leader in the analysis and interpretation of energy futures in the United States. Her research focuses on the design and impact of policies aimed at accelerating the development and deployment of sustainable energy technologies.
On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck the northeast coast of Japan, followed by a roughly 10-meter tsunami. A panel of experts will discuss the earthquake- and tsunami-caused nuclear reactor accident(s) at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.