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Distinguished Lecture Series: “The Great Texas Freeze of 2021” with Steve Emerson & Bill Maxwell

1900 N. Chaparral St.
January 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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The Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History is pleased to welcome Steve Emerson & Bill Maxwell as part of our Distinguished Lecture Series. Join us at 7:00 p.m. on January 18, 2022 for a riveting lecture on the Great Texas Freeze of 2021.

About Steve Emerson

Dr. Steven D. Emerson is President and Founder of Emerson Technical Analysis, LLC. The company is headquartered in Corpus Christi, TX, with a branch office serving Las Vegas, NV. He is a recognized expert in the safe management of hazardous, explosive, energetic and flammable materials.

Dr. Emerson has been active for many years in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and especially with the Global Congress on Process Safety. He chaired a number of technical sessions in Mechanical Integrity, and was Chair of the Process Plant Safety Symposium for two terms. He was elected Fellow of the Institute in 2014.

About Bill Maxwell

Robert W. (Bill) Maxwell, Jr. is Chairman of the Board of Suemaur Exploration & Production LLC, a private independent oil & gas company headquartered in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Maxwell attended Florida State University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Geology in 1969 and a Master of Science in Geology in 1973. He entered the Army Reserves in 1969 and completed his service obligation in 1975 at the rank of Captain.

Bill was named Graduate of Distinction of the College of Arts & Sciences at Florida State University in 2010. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Art Museum of South Texas, The Texas State Aquarium, Coastal Bend Community Foundation, and the Leadership Council of Florida State University College of Arts and Sciences. In May 2014 Bill was recognized as a laureate and inducted into the Coastal Bend of Texas Hall of Fame. He is currently a part time adjunct professor at FSU teaching petroleum, energy and the environment to graduate students.

Additional Event Details:

Lectures Held 3rd Tuesday of the Month

Doors Open at 6:30 p.m.

Lecture from 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Q & A Session from 7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

FREE to the Public, Donations Appreciated

Complimentary Wine & Hor D’oeuvres (w/ I.D.)

Distinguished Lecture Series: Upcoming Speakers

September 21, 2021
Dr. Charles (Chuck) K. Blend
“A Plethora of Parasites: An Exploration of Deep-Sea Parasitology”

October 19, 2021
Allison Ehrlich, Caller-Times
“Top 5 Throwback Thursdays”

November 16, 2021
Jim Moloney
“Zachary Taylor’s Army in Texas, 1845 – 1846″

January 18, 2022
Steve Emerson & Bill Maxwell
“The Great Texas Freeze of 2021”

February 15, 2022
Amy Borgens
“Texas Shipwrecks”

March 15, 2022
Dale Rankin
“News from Lake Padre: The History of Development on Padre Island Past & Present”

April 19, 2022
Frank Cornish
“Safari in South Texas: How the Ice Age Shaped Our Area”

May 17, 2022
Alan Holt
“Tropical Topical: Hurricane Season 2022”


Date: January 18
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event CategoriesAdults, Lecture Series, Museum, Seniors


Venue Name: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Address: 1900 N. Chaparral St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401 United States

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Phone: 361-826-4667