9:15 AM

Interactions Between Human and Natural Systems in the Built Environment

Christopher Portier, Director, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Session I:
Perspectives on sustainability in the Atlanta metropolitan region

Plenary presentations will reinforce the value-added benefits of interdisciplinary solutions to urban challenges, and illustrate a “systems” approach to sustainability.


Moderator: Glen Daigger, Senior Vice President and CTO, CH2M Hill, Inc.

9:30 AM

Marilyn Brown, Professor, School of Public Policy, Georgia Tech

10:00 AM

Carol Couch, Senior Public Service Associate, College of Environment and Design, University of Georgia

10:30 AM

BREAK

10:45 AM

Catherine Ross, Director and Harry West Chair, Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development, Georgia Tech

11:15 AM

Panel Discussion—sustainability and economic growth

Charles Whatley, Director of Commerce and Entrepreneurship, Atlanta Development Authority, and Greg Chafee, Chair of the Green Business Practice, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

12:00 PM

LUNCH BREAK



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