2017-18 CLASP Speaker Series
CLASP is an outreach initiative of University of Houston-Clear Lake created to encourage life-long learning through monthly presentations that involve and engage community members of all ages in a wide variety of topics.
All presentations are Thursdays, from 5:30 - 7 p.m. in the Garden Room, Bayou Building at UHCL. View map and directions.
Presentations are open to all ages and are free to the public. Free parking is available in the Visitors Lot.
Speakers and presentations subject to change. Special thanks to Volunteer Chair Marilyn Lunney, '93, 2007 UHCL Distinguished Alumna.
|Oct. 5||The Development of Ellington Airport as a Future Spaceport||Arturo Machuca, general manager, Ellington Airport and Houston Spaceport|
|Nov. 2||Economic Development Trends in the Region||Dan Seal, executive director - special initiatives, Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership|
|Dec. 7||Remembrances of WWII and Beyond: Honoring Those Who Served||WWII veterans Maj. Webb Carnes, USMC and CPO Jim Moore, US Navy. Moderated by Capt. Wendall Wilson|
|Jan. 4||The Future Role of NASA||Mark Geyer, deputy director, NASA Johnson Space Center|
|Feb. 1||Why Is There So Much Conflict in the Middle East||Dr. Cengiz Sisman, assistant professor of history, UHCL|
|Mar. 1||The Impact of Immigration on Houston and the Texas Medical Center||Dr. Stephen Cherry, associate professor of sociology, UHCL|
|April 5||Using Mix Realities to Prepare for Life in Outer Space||Evelyn Miralles, Business Technology Strategist/Principal Engineer, NASA/Johnson Space Center, CACI International|
|May 3||Exercise is Good Medicine||Dr. William Amonette, assistant professor of fitness and human performance, UHCL|