2017 EcoDistricts Summit, Atlanta, October 10-11

  • 10 October 2017 To 11 October 2017
  • Event Location : Georgia State University Student Center East Building, 55 Gilmer St SE, Atlanta, GA, 30303, United States
2017 EcoDistricts Summit,  Atlanta, October 10-11
Event Description

The annual EcoDistricts Summit is where community and urban sustainability leaders come to re-imagine cities — from the neighbourhood up.

The Summit is a participatory gathering to advance sustainable, equitable, and resilient neighbourhood- and district-scale projects. Attendees will engage with speakers and subject matter, sharing knowledge and developing solutions to take back to their communities

Summit Venues
Day 1: Georgia State University
Student Center East Building
55 Gilmer St SE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Day 2: Loudermilk Conference Center
40 Courtland St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Keynote Speakers

      Nathaniel Smith

      Nathaniel Smith serves as Founder and Chief Equity Officer (CEqO)/CEO of the Partnership for Southern Equity. Empowered by the unified vision and voices realized through its regional engagement efforts, PSE pushes for policies and actions that promote balanced growth and inclusive prosperity in metropolitan Atlanta and beyond.

      Doug Farr

      Doug Farr (FAIA, LEED AP, CNU-A) is a visionary architect, urbanist, author, and passionate advocate for sustainable design thinking. Doug heads Farr Associates, a Chicago-based firm of optimistic architects and urban designers who plan and design lovable, aspirational buildings and places. With his first book Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature, as well as through his role as Co-Chair of LEED-Neighborhood Development, Doug helped to refocus the sustainability movement from the stand-alone building to the robust neighbourhood.
  • Event type
    • Conference

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