SAVE THE DATE….THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2019 AT TWELVE OAKS MANSION
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BLAST-OFF DINNER (2019)
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Limited to the first 175 guests
Business casual attire
Emcee: Mike Harvey of WTAE-TV
6:00-7:00 PM Happy Hour & Registration
7:00 PM Opening Remarks
7:15 PM Dinner
8:00 PM Speaker TBD
8:30 PM Keynote Speaker- TBD
9:30 PM Closing Remarks
9:30-10:30 PM Cash Bar
Twelve Oaks Mansion
160 Scharberry Lane, Mars, PA 16046
2019 Keynote Speaker:
To Be Determined
Thank You To Our 2017 Keynote Speaker Dr. Jay Apt!
Jay Apt has spent more than 847 hours in space, on four Space Shuttle missions, and performed two space walks. He has been to the Russian space station Mir, and is the recipient of NASA’s highest honor, the Distinguished Service Medal.
He is a pilot and aircraft owner with 5,000 hours of experience in more than 25 types of aircraft, sailplanes, and human-powered aircraft.
An award-winning photographer, Apt shares his images and knowledge of the Earth in “Orbit: NASA Astronauts Photograph the Earth”, published by the National Geographic Society in 1996, and in softcover in 2003. The book has been printed in eleven languages; more than 600,000 copies are in print.
Dr. Apt is a Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. He is the Director of the Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center and Director of the RenewElec (renewable electricity) project. He has authored over 100 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals as well as two books and several book chapters. He has published op-ed pieces in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and the Washington Post. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He received the Metcalf Lifetime Achievement Award for significant contributions to engineering in 2002.
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