Next South 2018

Sustainability Conference

Friday, February 23, 2018  //   8 AM - 4 PM

Georgia State University Student Center  //  Downtown Atlanta  // 55 Gilmer Street

On February 23rd, Generation Green and the Georgia Conservancy present the 4th Annual Next South – the largest conference in the Southeast dedicated to inspiring and empowering future leaders seeking careers in sustainability and corporate responsibility.
Featuring speakers, presenters and panelists from Coca-Cola Company, Ernst & YoungMercedes-Benz Stadium, Green Sports Alliance, Compost Wheels, King of Pops, TreeZero, Quest Renewables, Goodr Co., the Atlanta Beltline, Concrete Jungle, Kronberg-Wall, the Georgia Conservancy and more.
Click here for speakers and schedule.

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Present Your Work at Next South

This year, at the Next South Conference, attendees will have the opportunity to display informational posters pertaining to their sustainability research, class projects, and/or programming and outreach efforts. These posters will be displayed in the afternoon during the career networking portion of the conference to allow presenters to showcase their work to other attendees and to sustainability professionals. Posters will be displayed on easels throughout the networking hall.

Deadline for submission is Tuesday, February 13.

Click here to apply

Getting There

  • Attendees are strongly encouraged to take MARTA, walk, bike, or carpool.
  • The Georgia State MARTA Station is located 3 blocks to the south of the Georgia State Student Center.
  • Atlanta's Relay Bike Share has a number of convenient locations in central Atlanta.
  • Parking is available for $7 at M Deck (33 Auditorium Place) and S Deck (99 Gilmer Street) and G Deck

Click here for information on nearby hotels.

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2017 Next South PhOTOS

If you have any questions regarding Next South and how you and/or your organization can get involved, please email Kelsey McNamara at