Speakers 2017-2018

  • Luncheon Speaker - Thursday - November 16, 2017 -  Arizona Inn at 12PM

    Contact Sheila Tobias: sheilax@sheilatobias.com

  • Download Sharon O’Neal's Cyber War Presentation to the Harvard Club of Southern Arizona at their luncheon, given on - Thursday - November 16, 2017 -  Arizona Inn.

    Topic:  Cyber Criminals and the Potential for Cyber War: What’s at Stake? How do we Protect Ourselves and our Country? The global cyberwar is heating up and the stakes are no longer limited to the virtual world of computers. Our nation’s security and well-being relies on a secure and resilient infrastructure - systems and assets whether physical or virtual. In this talk, Sharon O’Neal will explore various forms of threats and vulnerabilities and the countermeasures that are intended to deter, detect, and disrupt those threats in the face of ever-evolving tactics used by cyber criminals and adversaries.

    A malicious computer worm first identified in 2010, infiltrated then entered the computer system at a uranium enrichment facility via a removable USB memory stick.  The worm targeted industrial computer systems and was responsible for causing substantial damage to Iran’s nuclear program.  Stuxnet reportedly compromised Iranian programmable logic controllers and caused the fast-spinning centrifuges to tear themselves apart and prohibited the manufacturing of uranium

    Click Here for the PDF Presentation:

Harvard Club of Southern Arizona's High Tea

Sunday - December 10, 2017 - Arizona Inn - 3PM

Contact Sheila Tobias: sheilax@sheilatobias.com

 We celebrate the End of the Old Year
and the Beginning of the New


Professor Sharon B. Megdal

Director, University of Arizona's Water Resources Research Center
And lead editor of the book
Shared Borders, Shared Waters: Israeli-Palestinian
and Colorado River Basin Water Challenges.
From her research and active role in water policy
in the Middle East, comes her proposed talk:
Water as a Bridge and a Barrier to
Resolving Israeli-Palestinian Conflicts


January 18, 2018

Arizona Inn



Rafting through
Two Billion Years
of Earth History


Harvard Club of Southern Arizona

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12 Noon
Lunch followed by talk

Arizona Inn
2200 E. Elm St., Tucson, AZ 85719

Reservations Required ($30.00) Contact:
Sheila Tobias: sheilax@sheilatobias.com

Grand Canyon Geology:
Rafting through Two Billion Years of Earth History

We are fortunate to live near one of the greatest
geologic spectacles in the world, Grand Canyon. 

Our guest speaker, Alison Jones, a local geologist, will take us on a virtual journey through the Canyon to show us some of the geologic, anthropologic, and historical points of interest. Learn how the canyon formed and see the rocks in a whole new way. This talk is for the layperson, but those with a geologic background will enjoy it too.