Friday, April 14th, 8:30am-5pm

Registration & Check-In – 8:30am-9:30am

Register here and check in at the tables located in Lower Floor Lobby. Onsite registration is also available.

Coffee, Pastries, & Networking

Exhibitor Tables

Parallel Sessions 1 – 9:30am-10:45am

Blurb / Gallery Set

Depolarizing Democracy: Bringing Citizens Closer at the Local, State, and National Levels

Room 341

Moderator: Dr. Ryan Carlin – Director, Center for Human Rights and Democracy & Professor of Political Science GSU

Improving Health Outcomes and Research through Community Partnerships

Room 246

Moderator: Dr. Mary Helen O'Connor – Director, Center for Community Engagement, GSU Perimeter College

Countries and Corporations Combating Climate Change and Environmental Injustices

Room 342

Moderator: Robert Reed – Sustainable Communities Design Director, Southface

Global Careers Networking

Lower Floor Salon

U.S. Department of State, USAID, U.S. Commercial Service, Peace Corps, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, LaAmistad, Japan Exchange Teaching (JET) Program, Clarkston Community Center, and more!

Emory University Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives

Session Sponsor

Plenary Sessions – 11:00am-1:45pm

AGREC "Global at Home" Showcase

11am - 12pm

Moderator: Trevor Williams – Global Atlanta

Higher education institutions are vital members of Atlanta’s global ecosystem and are ideally positioned to research and address local problems that are being faced globally. By joining forces with community partners who deeply understand existing challenges and opportunities at the local level, collaborative project teams apply research, harness and connect networks to achieve common goals, and direct expertise, energy, and resources to the areas in greatest need. The AGREC "Global at Home" Showcase features four collaborative projects funded by the Atlanta Global Research and Education Collaborative (AGREC).

Networking Lunch

12pm - 1:00pm

Image of Chairman Hank Johnson

12:30 pm Remarks by Hank Johnson, Congressman for Georgia's 4th District

Authors Amplified

1pm - 1:45pm

Moderator: Trevor Williams – Global Atlanta

In conversation with Mike Dobbins, FAICP, FAIA, author of Atlanta's Olympic Resurgence: How the 1996 Games Revived a Struggling City (2021).

Parallel Sessions 2 – 1:50pm-3:05pm

Blurb / Gallery Set

Transcultural Conflict, International Security, and Peacebuilding

Room 341

Moderators: Dr Tony Lemieux, Professor of Communication, GSU & Dr Carol Winkler, Professor of Communication, GSU

Energy Burden in Atlanta: A Simulation Roleplay

Room 246

Moderator: Mark Lannaman, Greater Atlanta RCE Youth Engagement Leader

Facilitator: Dr. Marilyn Brown, Regents Professor, Georgia Tech

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Session Sponsor

Parallel Sessions 3 – 3:15pm-4:30pm

Blurb / Gallery Set

Cities and Systems Combating Climate Change and Environmental Injustices

Room 342

Moderator: Thiago Esslinger - Advisory Board Member, Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design

The Future of International Education

Room 341

Moderator: Tammy Rosner - Director of International Education, University System of Georgia

Closing Remarks – 4:30pm-4:45pm

Ground Floor Atrium

Symposium to be followed by networking opportunity at a nearby Atlanta venue.