HPU Examines Emerging Technologies and Energy Policy at Free Lecture April 18

David M. Berube, Ph.D.

Honolulu, Hawaii — Hawai'i Pacific University brings science and technology communication expert DAVID M. BERUBE, PH.D., to Hawaii for a free public talk examining emerging technologies and their impacts on ecosystems and communities. “Emerging Technologies, Energy and Public Engagement” is scheduled for MONDAY, APRIL 18, 5:30 P.M., at Aloha Tower Marketplace, Multi Purpose Room 3, as part of HPU's Presidential Lecture Series on Global Leadership and Sustainability.

The program is free and open to the public.

Dr. Berube, a research professor at North Carolina State University who teaches graduate seminars in risk, fear, disaster and climate change science communication, will discuss new technologies that may have impacts on communities and ecosystems. A question and answer session will follow the lecture.

HPU’s Presidential Lecture Series on Global Leadership and Sustainability stimulates conversation about critical topics related to environmental sustainability. Previous speakers include Inger Andersen, the Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and Neal F. Lane, Ph.D., Senior Fellow for Science and Technology at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.

The lecture series is made possible through a generous grant from Hawaiian Electric Industries. HPU is pleased to offer the series as a means of enhancing the intellectual life of the HPU community, Honolulu, and the state.