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Schedule of Speakers

Fall 2017

Interested in speaking or know someone you would like to recommend? Please contact Mark Littmann, Program Chair, by email or call 865-974-8156.

Date Speaker
Friday, October 27 Domesticating Hardwood Trees in Tennessee - Why?

Scott E. Schlarbaum, Professor and Director of UT Tree Improvement Program, Department of Forestry, Wildlife & Fisheries, UT Institute of Agriculture  

Friday, November 3 The Seen and Unseen Benefits that Bats Provide to Humans

Gary McCracken, Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UT College of Arts & Sciences  

Friday, November 10 The Pigeon River Recovery Project: Restoring Aquatic Diversity

Joyce A. Coombs, Coordinator of the Pigeon River Recovery Project and Research Associate, Department of Forestry, Wildlife & Fisheries, UT Institute of Agriculture  

Friday, November 17 Vehicle Cyber Security: Where the Rubber Meets the Code

Stacy Prowell, Chief Cybersecurity Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Friday, November 24 Thanksgiving Break - No Meeting
Friday, December 1 Permission to Sleep

Theresa M. Lee, Dean, UT College of Arts & Sciences and Professor of Psychology  

To see a list of speakers from the past, visit the Previous Speakers page.

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