Libby Lecture to explore advocacy and entrepreneurial solutions Nov. 8

Eric Roy, founder and chief scientist for the water filtration company Hydroviv, will present the University of Maine’s fifth annual Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the Buchanan Alumni House.

Roy’s talk, “We Understand the Problem. Now What? The Opportunity for Scientists to Pursue Advocacy & Entrepreneurship,” will discuss why scientists are uniquely positioned to lead advocacy efforts and develop entrepreneurial solutions to the major issues that face the planet. He also will share examples of the types of unique challenges, opportunities and lessons that can accompany these types of public-forward pursuits.

Learn more about Roy and his talk on the Libby Lecture Series website.