Shoemaker Lecture Series

Previous Shoemaker Lectures

2016
J. Thomas Hill, President and Chief Executive Officer, Vulcan Materials Company: "Aggregate Mining - You Can't Live Without Us"

2015
Corale L. Brierley, Vice President of the National Academy of Engineering and Principal/President of Brierley Consultancy LLC: "Hydrometallurgy’s Global Role In Future Mine Production and Remediation"

2014
Edward (Ted) L. Doheny II, President & Chief Executive Officer, Joy Global Inc.: "Our Vision for Mining’s Future”

2013
William A. Fustos, Former Chief Operating Officer at East Resources: “The Marcellus Shale: Economic Boom for Pennsylvania, Energy Security for the U.S.”

2012
David P. Russ, Regional Executive for the Northeast, U.S. Geological Survey: “Marcellus Shale Gas: Issues and Opportunities”

2011
John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health: “When Economics and Health Clash: The Future Extractive Industries Workforce”

2010
Frederick D. Palmer, Senior Vice President of Government Relations, Peabody Energy: "Unlocking Coal's Potential for World Energy Solutions"

2009
Richard T. O'Brien, President and CEO, Newmont Mining Corporation:"Managing for Value in the Current Precious Metals Environment"

2008
J. Brett Harvey, President and Chief Executive Officer of CONSOL Energy Inc: "Reclaiming the High Ground on Safety"

2007
Steven B. Hinchman, Senior Vice-President, Worldwide Production, Marathon Oil Corporation: "The Global Energy Landscape - A Point of View"

2006
Sam E. Jonah, Non-Executive President, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd.: "Mining Investment in Africa: Opportunities, Prospects and Challenges"

2005
Barbara Filas, President, Knight Piésold and Co.: "Sustainabliity: The Human Component of Natural Resource Development"

2004
David A. Lauriski, Assistant Secretary of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor: "Creating a Culture of Compliance"

2003
Stanley C. Suboleski, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Massey Energy Corporation: "Tales of Two Coals"

2002
Richard M. Whiting, President and Chief Operating Officer, Peabody Energy: "Coal - The Energy Constant"

2001
Thomas J. O'Neil, President and Chief Operating Officer at Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc.: "Lessons Learned in Mining or Why Mining Isn't Anywhere Near 'Dead'"

2000
Thomas V. Falkie, Chairman of the Board, Berwind Natural Resources Corporation: "An Assessment of the Mining Industry at the Turn of the Century"

1999
Richard L. Lawson, President, National Mining Association: "Climate and Other Changes: Politics, Policy, Technology and Mining"

1998
E. Linn Draper, Jr., Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Electric Power: "The New Age of Electric Energy"

1997
John T. Ryan III, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mine Safety Appliances Company: "Business in the 90's: A Contrarian View"

1996
Milton H. Ward, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Cyprus Amax Minerals Company: "Mining in the Twenty-First Century - Who, How and Where?"

1995
H. Douglas Dahl, President and Chief Operating Officer, Drummond Company, Inc.: "Labor, Management, Productivity, and Coal: A Cocktail for 2000?"

1994
Jay S. Pifer, President, West Penn Power Company: "Is Coal's Crown Tarnished"

1993
Victor G. Beghini, Vice Chairman-Marathon Group, USX Corporation and President, Marathon Oil Company: "Energy and Public Policy - Servant or Master?"

1992
B. R. Brown, Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Consolidation Coal Company: "The Quality Challenge"