FORT WORTH, Texas (Feb. 10, 2014) – The Kenneth W. Davis, Jr. Endowed Lectureship announces General Electric as series event speaker at Brown-Lupton University Union at TCU on Oct. 20, 2014.

Hannah Kaplan, Distributed Power Global Oil & Gas Vertical Leader for GE, will be presenting “The Role of Distributed Power in the New Unconventionals Economy” providing General Electric’s long-term view of oil and gas, commercial and strategic collaborations to deliver power solutions the meet consumer and industry needs. The event will take place from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Brown-Lupton University Union Auditorium located at 2901 Stadium Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76109. It is free to the public and attendees can RSVP to v.merrill@tcu.edu by Oct. 17, 2014.The Davis Lectureship was created with a generous endowment given to the TCU Energy Institute by Kenneth W. Davis, Jr. This speaker series brings to campus highly distinguished speakers with expertise in energy-related fields, to promote knowledge about the energy industry, energy management, cutting-edge energy technology and other energy-related subject matter. With the gift Davis has provided, there are opportunities for unique learning experiences that support the University’s priorities to teach, develop and promote dialogue by engaging formal and informal exchanges with students, faculty and the community.“Having GE present its ‘Distributed Power in the New Unconventionals Economy’ is exciting for our students and the industry,” said Dr. Ken Morgan, director of the TCU Energy Institute. “The Ken Davis Jr., Energy Speakers Series allows us to bring the world’s foremost authorities, such as Ms. Kaplan (Global Oil & Gas Leader), to campus and share their research about our global energy future. We are excited about having GE as our special guest so that we can better understand our changing energy landscape and the opportunities ahead.”

About TCU Energy Institute

The TCU Energy Institute provides unique opportunities for students, faculty and industry professionals to conduct leading-edge research and to explore energy and land management issues. They serve as an educational link between industry and the community, and as a forum for experts seeking viable solutions. TCU sits at the epicenter of our nation’s energy future: Fort Worth is home to the latest technologies for natural gas extraction and is in close proximity to one of the largest wind initiatives in the country. Because of its unique location and strong commitment to education and research, the TCU Energy Institute serves as a center of information as innovative energy technologies and strategies are developed and policies determined. For more information, visit www.energyinstitute.tcu.edu.

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