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Steven French, Lisa Lim, Craig Zimring - Problems and Challenges in Healthcare

Evidence-based design has been remarkably successful in helping billions of dollars of healthcare facilities become more patient-centered, safer and better organized. Healthcare is now seeking to…

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Rafael de la Llave - An introduction to KAM theory II: The twist theorem

The KAM (Kolmogorov Arnold and Moser) theory studies the persistence of quasi-periodic solutions under perturbations. It started from a basic set of theorems and it has grown into a systematic…

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Rafael de la Llave - An introduction to KAM theory: I the basics

The KAM (Kolmogorov Arnold and Moser) theory studies the persistence of quasi-periodic solutions under perturbations. It started from a basic set of theorems and it has grown into a systematic…

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Maureen Schmitter-Edgecome - Using Technologies to Support Memory Loss and Promote Functional Independence

The world’s population is aging, with the estimated number of older individuals living with memory impairment expected to rise significantly. To help individuals remain functionally independent…

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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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