Speaker Date Topic
NO MEETING May 29, 2017
Happy Memorial Day
Mayor Andrew Ginther Jun 05, 2017
Smart City's Initiative
Allen Fore, Kinder Morgan Jun 12, 2017
The Pipeline Debate

Between the Keystone Pipeline System and the Dakota Access Pipeline, pipeline infrastructure projects are a big part of the national energy dialogue.  Kinder Morgan’s Allen Fore will discuss the current challenges in infrastructure development across the US and in Ohio.  As Kinder Morgan’s Vice President of Public Affairs, Allen Fore manages corporate public affairs, government relations and community relations activities for existing company assets and major expansion projects throughout the United States.


Kinder Morgan, one of the nation’s largest energy infrastructure companies, owns and operates approximately 920 miles of existing pipeline and four terminals in Ohio.  Kinder Morgan is currently constructing the approximately 215-mile, $540 million Utopia project in Ohio. 

Manny Guzman, CEO Jun 19, 2017
Chemical Abstracts
President Jack Graf, President Elect Paul Blevins Jun 26, 2017
Changing of the Guard
Dr. Elizabeth Paul Jul 10, 2017
Capital University
Rotary District Governor Shane Pyle Jul 17, 2017
Annual visit to the Club
Fred Bertley, CEO Jul 24, 2017

Dr. Frederic Bertley, COSI’s new President & CEO, is respected as one of the premiere informal STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education leaders in the industry. He previously served as the Senior Vice President for Science and Education at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, where he engaged diverse communities in STEM topics through proactive outreach and inspired programming.


Recognized both nationally and internationally as a thought leader in the fields of applied science, science education, and community engagement, Dr. Bertley has an extraordinary— and equally infectious— passion for science literacy and advocacy. A dynamic speaker, he will discuss the value of ensuring access to STEM learning, the need to increase interest and diversity in STEM career fields, and why COSI’s vision of a scientifically literate society is an aspiration that is critically important to Columbus’ growth into a successful 21st Century community. Learn about COSI’s key role on the Scioto Peninsula and its plans to serve as an increasingly vital cultural and educational resource for Central Ohio.

Jamie Richardson, VP Jul 31, 2017
White Castle
Jim Smith, President & CEO Aug 14, 2017
The OSU Alumni Association
Authors Christine Hayes and Doug Motz Aug 21, 2017
Lost Restaurants of Columbus