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SpeakER Series

Embry-Riddle invites you to join us for the Fall 2017 SpeakER Series. Marc Bernier, Director, Embry-Riddle SpeakER Series, and host of "The Marc Bernier Show" on FM93.5/AM1150 WNDB, will act as moderator.

Each 90-minute SpeakER Series event is free, open to the public and will be held in the Willie Miller Instructional Center auditorium on Embry-Riddle's Daytona Beach Campus, 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd. All events begin at 7 p.m. with seating available beginning at 6 p.m. Overflow viewing rooms will be available with open seating. Click here for a map of the campus.

All SpeakER Series events can be heard on a tape delayed basis on WNDB on "The Marc Bernier Show", selected weekday afternoons from 3 to 6 p.m. and subsequent BookMarc radio presentations, Saturdays at 9 a.m. Videos of all SpeakER Series programs can be seen on Embry-Riddle's YouTube channel a few days after the event.

Monday, Sept. 11: An Evening with Sulome Anderson

Journalist and author Sulome Anderson will discuss her book, The Hostage’s Daughter, a memoir and investigation of her father Terry Anderson’s seven-year captivity in Lebanon by terrorists. Moderator Marc Bernier will interview her, with Q&A from the audience and book signing. 

Tuesday, Sept. 19: Jeff Hoffman on Entrepreneursip

A founder and CEO of many public and private companies, Jeff Hoffman will speak on issues relating to business entrepreneurs, then join moderator Marc Bernier for a Q&A session with students. His talk is presented by the Center for Entrepreneurship at Embry-Riddle’s College of Business. 

Monday, Oct. 23: An Evening with James Woolsey

Former CIA director James Woolsey will be interviewed by moderator Marc Bernier for a discussion on the top issues relating to intelligence gathering and usage in the defense of the nation. A Q&A with students and the general public will follow the interview. 

Wednesday, Nov. 1: The Jupiter Experience

In cooperation with Embry-Riddle chaplain David Keck, the university’s Pep Band will perform “Jupiter” from the orchestral suite The Planets composed by Gustav Holst. A panel of Embry-Riddle scholars will join moderator Marc Bernier for a discussion on Jupiter and its role in astronomy and history.

Monday, Nov. 13: Embry-Riddle Alumni SpeakER Series Live

In coordination with the office of Alumni Relations, an alumnus/a will discuss a current topic, industry news, and/or projections related to his or her profession and expertise. Topics and alumni guests will be announced at a later date. Join moderator Marc Bernier for an informative and live-streamed event.


The media are invited to photograph/videotape all SpeakER Series events. For more information, call Marc Bernier at (386) 226-6222 or (386) 226-7285.

CONTACT: James Roddey, Communications & Media Relations Manager, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fla.; (386) 226-6198; james.roddey@erau.edu