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 Sponsors
Georgia Conservancy Next South Natural Partners
Next South Local Sponsors
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.