Jones School to host ‘Staying Ahead of Change in an Accelerating Energy Market’

David Ruth

Amy Hodges

HOUSTON – (Jan. 18, 2013) – Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business will host “Staying Ahead of Change in an Accelerating Energy Market,” part of the Jones Partners’ Thought Leadership Series, at 6 p.m. Jan. 29 in McNair Hall’s Shell Auditorium.

Featured speakers will be Derek Mathieson, president of Western Hemisphere operations at Baker Hughes Inc., and William Arnold, professor in the practice of energy management in the Jones School.

What: “Staying Ahead of Change in an Accelerating Energy Market,” part of the Jones Partners’ Thought Leadership Series.

When: 6 p.m. Jan. 29.

Where: McNair Hall’s Shell Auditorium on the campus of Rice University, located at 6100 Main St.

The Jones Partners is a committed group of business professionals working to open doors and increase collaboration between the Jones School and the Houston business community. The Jones Partners organizes several Thought Leadership events throughout the year that allow the business community to gain perspectives on current issues from industry leaders and Jones School faculty members by exploring business trends and associated academic research and thought.

The event is free to Jones Partners and $50 for the general public. For more information on the speakers or to register, visit

Members of the media are welcome to attend and interview the presenters. For more information or to arrange coverage, contact Amy Hodges, senior media relations specialist at Rice, at 713-348-6777 or

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