Talk Data to Me: Measuring Atlanta's Clean Energy, Nov 16, Atlanta, Georgia

  • 16 November 2017
  • Start time : 06:30 PM
  • End time : 08:30 PM
  • Event Location : General Assembly, 675 Ponce De Leon Avenue NE, 2nd Floor, Atlanta, GA, 30308, United States
Talk Data to Me: Measuring Atlanta's Clean Energy, Nov 16, Atlanta, Georgia
Event Description

USGBC Georgia

In May 2016, Atlanta became a member of 100 Resilient Cities pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation and released the Resilient Atlanta strategy on Oct 17th.

Earlier this year, the Atlanta City Council unanimously approved a measure that establishes a community-wide goal of transitioning to 100 percent clean energy by 2035.

Learn how data will be used to create an inclusive plan with input from the community. You will get a hands-on look at the data and a chance to add your input.

  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Cicely Garrett
      Deputy Chief Resilience Officer,
      City of Atlanta, Mayor’s Office of Resilience

      In February of 2017, Cicely Garrett, Deputy Chief Resilience Officer for City of Atlanta, Mayor’s Office of Resilience, 100 Resilient Cities program pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation. Prior to joining the Office of Resilience, Cicely served in the capacity of community builder, facilitator and program manager for 8.5 years at one of Atlanta’s largest local nonprofits, the Atlanta Community Food Bank. There she spearheaded to Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and in 2013 she transitioned to Food Systems Innovation Manager working to improve fresh food access in Atlanta's inner-city neighborhoods via GA Food Oasis-Atlanta initiative. Cicely continues to serve as a Sr. Advisor to Food Oasis.

      Dr. Matt Cox
      CEO & Co-Founder,
      The Greenlink Group

      Dr. Matt Cox is the co-founder and CEO of The Greenlink Group, a clean energy technology and consulting firm based in Atlanta. In this role, Matt oversees the design of energy and resource analysis software tools to inform planning and policy decisions across the United States aimed at increasing the precision of estimates and projections and capitalizing on opportunities to improve business and social outcomes, including Greenlink’s award-winning ATHENIA model. His consulting work focuses on energy efficiency strategies, renewable energy deployment and integration. He specializes in energy analysis, distributed resource valuation and the electric power sector.
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Meeting

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