2018 Common Ground Summit

Athens, GA  //  The Classic Center
300 N Thomas St, Athens, GA 30601

8:15 AM

Registration
Registration begins followed by light breakfast and coffee

9:00 AM

Welcome to The Common Ground Summit
Robert Ramsay - President, The Georgia Conservancy

9:15 AM

Morning Keynote Address
Chris Clark - President & CEO, Georgia Chamber

9:30 AM

Morning Keynote Address
Becky Kelley - Director, Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites

10 AM

The Carrollton GreenBelt
Session 1 - Athena E

Exploring the Possibility for an Ocmulgee National Park & Preserve
Session 1 - Athena B/C

11 AM

The Revitalization of Porterdale
Session 2 - Athena E

The Wildlife Economy
Session 2 - Athena B/C

Noon

Lunch and Afternoon Keynote Address
David Burt - Co-Founder, Village Green Consulting

1 PM

City of Milton Greenspace Initiative
Session 3 - Athena E

Georgia State Parks & Local Economies
Session 3 - Athena B/C

2 PM

Agritourism in Georgia
Session 4 - Athena E

Nature Centers & Local Economies
Session 4 - Athena B/C

3 PM

Special Q&A Session on the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act