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Roundtable on Virtual Classroom Exchange

A virtual exchange involves connecting students from different parts of the world online over a shared project. Faculty from all disciplines use tools like Webex Teams, Google Hangouts and Zoom, and…

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Development Economics Consortium

This session will highlight frontiers of research in the area of development economics. The session will include research presentations on a wide range of topics, covering both micro and macro…

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Translating Sustainability in the Middle East and North Africa

9 - 10:30 a.m. : Session One Topics Location: Student Success Center President’s Suite AMODERATOR: Laura Bier; Professor of History and Sociology, Georgia Institute of Technology PANELISTS: …

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Karim Elgendy - Sustainability in Middle East Cities: Challenges and Opportunities

2 - 4 p.m. : Session Three Topics Location: Student Success Center President’s Suite ASPEAKER:Karim Elgendy, Lead sustainability consultant at Dar, based in London. Elgendy is also the founder…

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New Trends in Foreign Language Pedagogy

9 - 10:30 a.m. : Session One Topics Location: Student Success Center President’s Suite BThis panel of to-the-point six-minute presentations focuses on innovative approaches to foreign language…

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Roundtable on New Directions in Global Education and Discussion of the Global Research Opportunities Workshop (GROW)

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. : Session Two Location: Student Success Center President’s Suite B MODERATOR: Alexandru Balas, Director, Clark Center for Global Engagement, Associate Professor,…

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Remarks on the Inaugural Atlanta Global Studies Symposium

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Building Global and International Studies Programs: Challenges and Opportunites

2:00-4:00 p.m.: Session Three, President's Suite B Global and international studies programs are increasingly popular at colleges and universities. What are the logistical challenges and…

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Bringing it Home: Lessons and Next Steps for Building Partnerships in RCE Greater Atlanta

This facilitated, interactive session will analyze and synthesize best practices in promoting RCE Greater Atlanta’s priority SDGs, gleaned from earlier sessions. Priority SDGs include: SDG1-No…

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Jennifer Pohlmann, Michelle LaRocco, Carolina Lopez - Successess and Challenges in Promoting a Sustainable Future: Regional and Global Perspectives from RCEs around the World

This session brings perspectives on sustainable development from RCE colleagues across the globe. From the U.S. Atlantic Coastline to Mexico to Hamburg, the participants will share their experiences…

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Jennifer Hirsch, Kim Smith - Advancing Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Through RCEs

Through multi-sector collaboration and innovative problem-solving, United Nations University has invited regions around the world to form collaborations called Regional Centres of Expertise on…

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Pardis Mahdavi - Innovative Finance for Sustaining Peace: An Explainer

This presentation introduces the concept of innovative finance as a pathway to create sustainable resources to address the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Innovative finance involves adapting…

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Arturo Massol - Solar Cinema in Puerto Rico: A Conversation with Dr. Arturo Massol

Our signature event for this year is Solar Cinema in Puerto Rico: A Conversation with Dr. Arturo Massol, professor at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, and director of Casa Pueblo, in…

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Katharine Wilkinson - Drawdown: A Path Forward for a Warming World

Dr. Wilkinson will discuss Project Drawdown's work toward creating what humanity has lacked: a blueprint of possibility to address global warming. She will address her work with the project and…

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Down Here There Are No Shooting Stars - Basim Magdy

A screening and conversation with Basim Magdy, an artist who will present and discuss some of his short films exploring spaces and places—both real and imagined—from different parts of…

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