2016 Benton Lecture Series

All lectures start at 10 a.m. in the Moreland Gallery at the museum in Philomath. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., and pre-lecture coffee is served in the gallery from 9:30 to 10:00 am. Lectures are free to members; non-member fee is $5 per lecture.  

Monday, February 1, 2016

Debra Plymate

“Following Amelia:The Story of Oregon’s 99s”

Sponsored by Town & Country Realty

Monday, February 8, 2016

Tim and Shari Gale

"The Wonderful World of Ballooning: ballooning then and now."

Sponsored by Marek & Lanker LLP

Monday, February 22, 2016

Doug Warrick, PH.D.

“Vertebrate Flight”

Monday, February 29, 2016

Jerry Anderson

“Oregon State Flying Club: 70 Years of Flying”

Monday, March 14, 2016

Ann Schmierer

“Drones, Robots, and Gliders:Autonomous Systems at Oregon State University”

Sponsored by Pioneer Telephone Cooperative

Monday, March 21, 2016

Roberto Albertani, PH.D.

“Bio-Inspired Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAVs) Wing Design”


Why not join the Society as an individual member for $25 and attend all lectures for free? Plus, you’ll receive member benefits including the quarterly newsletter The Society Record, a 10% discount in the Museum Store, and a vote in the annual election.