Originally Published: April 2, 2010 9:30 p.m.
Dr. Homer-Dixon to talk about global security threats at ERAU
Dr. Thomas Homer-Dixon, one of the world's leading experts on the intricate links between nature, technology and society, will speak on "Threats to Global Security in the 21st Century" at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, in the Davis Learning Center on the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University campus.
The event is free and open to the public.
Homer-Dixon is an award-winning author and teacher who helps his audiences understand how the world in changing. In simple, clear language he shows how challenges such as global warming, energy scarcity, economic instability and information glut affect people, companies and societies, and he explains what can be done to adapt and prosper in a world of ever-greater complexity, speed and surprise.
His research focuses on threats to global security in the 21st century.
Additional information is available by contacting Professor Samantha Fitch at 777-3928 or Samantha.Fitch@erau.edu.