Speaker: Alan Gertler
Date: July 7, 2015
Time: Doors open at 5:15 PM (Cash Bar Available)
Hayek Highlights at 6:15 PM
Dinner at 6:25 PM
Speaker at 7:10 PM
(Presentation followed by question and answer time)
Place: Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
3800 South Virginia Street ♦ Reno, NV 89502
Paradise A ♦ Second Floor
$35 per person with reservation. To make a reservation, click here. When you make a reservation at this website, you can either pay online for the reservation you make, or agree to pay for your reservation at the door. Reservations will be taken until noon, Tuesday, July 7. $40 per person at the door without a reservation.
Topic Description: Maintaining adequate energy resources is a critical societal need. The confluence of energy needs, environmental impacts, and limited water resources has led to the development of alternative energy systems, including solar, biomass, and geothermal. In his presentation, Dr. Gertler will discuss (1) the costs of alternative energy systems, (2) resource availability and distribution, (3) key issues associated with alternative energy production, and (4) intermittency and storage issues.
Alan Gertler is the Vice President for Research at the Desert Research Institute. His research in atmospheric chemistry emphasizes the impact of mobile sources on the environment. His research projects have examined air emissions in the U.S. and around the world. Dr. Gertler is currently a principal investigator for the Desert Research Institute’s Knowledge Fund sponsored program “Applied Innovation Center for Advanced Analytics” and the EPA sponsored program “Developing an Urban Air Quality Management Program in Jakarta.” His research has won him numerous international awards.