Next South 2017
Sustainability Conference + Career Fair
Friday, February 24, 2017 // 8 AM - 4 PM
Georgia State University Student Center // Downtown Atlanta
Generation Green and the Georgia Conservancy present Next South – the largest conference in the Southeast dedicated to inspiring and empowering future leaders seeking careers in sustainability and corporate responsibility.
Featuring a full-day of speakers and panelists from Southface, Georgia Tech, Coca-Cola, City of Atlanta, University of North Carolina, Atlanta Beltline, Second Helpings Atlanta, Georgia Organics & Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance.
REGISTRATION - $35
Registration to 2017 Next South includes a full day of speakers, panelists and networking opportunities, a day-long job fair, coffee, light-breakfast and lunch.
Registration at the door is $45.
NEXT SOUTH SCHEDULE
9 AM - WELCOME TO NEXT SOUTH
The Georgia Conservancy's Approach to Sustainability
Georgia Conservancy President Robert Ramsay
9:15 - Next South Keynote
Sustainability in the South
Andrea Pinabell, President of Southface, Inc.
10 AM - Morning Presentations
Dr. Kim Cobb, Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech
PJ Newcomb, Sustainability Program Manager at Coca-Cola North America
Joe Labriola, Executive Director at Second Helpings Atlanta
Stephanie Stuckey-Benfield, Chief Resiliency Office, City of Atlanta
Stacey Issac Berahzer, UNC Environmental Finance Center
11:30 - Panel Discussion and Q&A with Morning Presenters
12:15 - LUNCH
1 PM - Group Round Table Session
2 PM - Sustainability Career Perspectives
Generation Green alumi Mandy Schmitt Mahoney of Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance, Sarah Dearman of the Coca-Cola Company, Emily Cumbie-Drake of Georgia Organics, and more!
3 PM - Inspirational Closing
Ryan Gravel, Founder, Designer & Urban Planner at Sixpitch and visionary of the Atlanta Beltline
3:30 PM - Career Expo
2016 Next South PhOTOS
2017 Next South Collegiate Partners
If you have any questions regarding Next South and how you and/or your organization can get involved, please email Leah Dixon at firstname.lastname@example.org.