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Ohio shale policy and technology symposium recap webinar


May 22, 2017

Hear the highlights from the OHIO Shale Policy & Technology Symposium in this complimentary recap webinar on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. From understanding the impacts on public infrastructure and workforce development to exploring best practices for leveraging economic contributions for wealth retention, researchers at Ohio University are on the front lines of studying the boom and bust cycles of oil and gas development in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays. This webinar will recap key points presented during the Symposium on the following topics: workforce development and transferable skill-building, public infrastructure impacts in the region, economic contributions of shale to Ohio, and impacts of shale activity on communities in the region.

Our Ohio University panel welcomes Dana Saucier, Managing Director, Shale Energy & Petrochemical, JobsOhio to provide the opening remarks framing the current state of the industry in Ohio and to share feedback on upcoming research needs for agencies, industry and communities across the region.

The webisnar will occur at 12 - 1:30pm on May 31, 2017. You can register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1433407303428132098. Please forward any advance questions for our panelists to welche@ohio.edu.

The Shale Innovation Project is an interdisciplinary collaboration between the Russ College of Engineering and Technology, the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, and the College of Arts and Sciences examining the impact of shale development on businesses and communities in Ohio’s shale region. This project is generously supported by a three-year Innovation Strategy Award from the Ohio University Research Division.