LACONIA — Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) Scholarly People Educating and Encouraging Knowledge for Society (S.P.E.E.K.S.) Club is holding its first-ever Conference on Friday, December 13 from 6-9 p.m. in LRCC's Academic Commons located in the new multi-million dollar Health and Science Building on Prescott Hill in Laconia.
The Keynote Speaker is Zipcar Founder and former Chief Executive Officer, Robin Chase (Cambridge, MA), the former head of the largest car sharing company in the world. Chase was selected by Time Magazine as one of the world's 100 most influential people.
"When I asked Robin Chase to speak in Laconia on December 13, she said that she would attempt to fit us in between speaking engagements in Bangkok, Thailand and Mumbai, India," says LRCC S.P.E.E.K.S. Advisor and faculty member, Dave Pollak (Laconia). "LRCC faculty, staff, and students are honored to have her speak and everyone looks forward to an inspiring evening."
Other speakers for the LRCC S.P.E.E.K.S. Conference are Vietnam Veteran, Jack Bernard; LRCC Professors Scott Cracraft and Wes Golomb; Psychologist, Dr. Rob McCoul; Medical Doctor, Rick Pollak; and Acoustic Musician, Shana Aisenberg.
The Conference is open to the public and free of charge. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended though not necessary. Reservations may be made by calling 722-0622.