Panel Discusses Future of Energy
Sep 15, 2016
During a recent forum at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, panelists engaged in a discussion about careers in the energy industry and the critical need for authentic communication, engagement and collaboration across diverse sectors and geographies as global energy companies seek to meet the growing energy demand while at the same time identify ever cleaner energy solutions that address the urgent challenge of climate change.
The University of Southern California’s (USC) Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism hosted a public forum on Sept. 13 about the future of energy. The panelists discussed the implications of the energy transition, the energy demands of a growing global population and the need for collaboration across diverse sectors and geographies in the years ahead.
Featured panelists included Niel Golightly, the VP of energy transition strategy in the U.S. for Shell Oil Co., Brenna Clairr O’Tierney, an external relations advisor at Shell Deer Park’s Refinery & Chemical Plant and an Annenberg alumna, and Don Paul, the executive director of USC’s Energy Institute. Fred Cook, the director of USC’s Center for Public Relations and the CEO of Golin PR, moderated the forum.
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