Bridges Symposium: Creating New Links Between the City of Atlanta and Georgia Tech

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The topic of this event revolves around the institutionalization of community engagement and creating new bridges between Georgia Tech and the City of Atlanta. 

***This event has reached capacity - please contact Harley Etienne if you are interested in engaging in this topic in the future.***

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Ira Harkavy, Founding Director and Associate Vice President, Netter Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania


Dean Jacqueline Royster, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
Dean Alan Balfour, College of Architecture
Westside Communities Alliance Committee


11:05 - 11:15 a.m. - Welcome

11:15 - 11:50 a.m. - Keynote Presentation: “Lessons from the University of Pennsylvania”
Dr. Ira Harkavy, Founding Director, Netter Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania

11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - Q & A

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. - Break and Luncheon Panel Discussion

Kamau Bobb, CEISMIC and Regents of the University System of Georgia
Emma Bones, Executive Chair, Community Service Council
Chris Burke, Director of Community Relations, Office of Government and CommunityRelations
T. Hugh Crawford, Associate Professor, Literature, Culture and Communication
Gregory Nobles, Director and Professor, Honors Program, History, Technology andSociety
Charles Rudolph, Associate Professor, School of Architecture
Ellen Zegura, Professor, School of Computer Science
Kenneth Knoespel, School of Literature, Culture and Communication, Discussant
Harley F. Etienne, Schools of City and Regional Planning & Public Policy, Moderator

1:00 - 1:20 p.m.- Open Forum and Dialogue

1:20 - 1:25 p.m. - Symposium Remarks 

1:25 pm – 1:35 pm - Closing Remarks 


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