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Seeing to Learn convenes at Fun Beverage, 8:45 a.m., for refreshments, networking & Welcome remarks
before boarding buses at 9:45 a.m. for combo tours offered during the morning and again after lunch.
9:45 Bus to plant tours
Luncheon Keynote Address, 12:30 Wednesday, Oct. 5
Meet Alex Philp, Ph.D. Co-Founder, President and CEO of TerraEchos Inc. An innovative small business, TerraEchos was spun-out from Dr. Philp’s first venture, GCS Research, the commercial result of Philp’s graduate research with NASA and other US Government research laboratories at the University of Montana.
At the University, Philp developed and managed a program to assist with the collection, processing, fusion, dissemination, and exploitation of geospatial information as derived from a variety of commercial and US Government sensor systems. Prior to entering graduate studies, Philp worked for the US Forest Service in biological assessment, spent five years as a Park Ranger in Glacier National Park, and served on the staff of a US Senator working on environment policy. Currently, Dr. Philp serves on the Board of Directors of the Rocky Mountain Supercomputing Centers and the Montana Neuroscience Institute at St. Patrick’s Hospital, and lectures occasionally in the Dept. of Geography at the University of Montana as a Research Professor.
Philp participates as a private sector gubernatorial appointee to the State of Montana Land Information Council and serves as a liaison between the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and the Idaho National Laboratory. Dr. Philp’s graduate degrees are in Interdisciplinary Studies (1997, 2005) from the University of Montana, and he received his undergraduate degrees from Seattle University in History and Philosophy (1990). Dr. Philp has received various awards in his field, lectures around the country on a variety of topics, publishes topical articles, and lives with his family in Missoula, MT
Post-Tour Discussion & Networking Reception/Social at Fun Beverage (plenty of food & cash bar)
Wednesday Evening, Oct 5 Evening Social follows post-tour discussions that begin at 4:45 p.m.
Join Peers & Allies for a fun and informative evening with plenty of food, a complimentary beverage & cash bar.