France-Atlanta Events Begin Oct. 23

For the fourth consecutive year, the Georgia Tech community is about to get a taste of French culture and experience innovative examples of Franco-American collaboration in business, scientific, cultural, and humanitarian endeavors.

For the fourth consecutive year, the Georgia Tech community is about to get a taste of French culture and experience innovative examples of Franco-American collaboration in business, scientific, cultural, and humanitarian endeavors.       

From Oct. 23 through Nov. 9, the Consulate General of France in Atlanta and Georgia Tech will host the two-week event, France-Atlanta: Together Toward Innovation 2013.

“It is gratifying to see how France-Atlanta has stimulated dialogue, idea exchange, and collaborative actions between France and the United States,” said Denis Barbet, consul general of France.

Nine France-Atlanta events will take place on campus and many will be open to the public, including:

  • Invest in France/Invest in Georgia: Opportunities in Growing Markets — Aerospace and Health Sciences
    Oct. 29, 9 a.m., LeCraw Auditorium, Scheller College of Business
  • France and the United States Join Forces to Help Francophone Refugees in Atlanta — Refugee Resettlement Forum
    Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m., Gordy Room, Wardlaw Center
  • Sonic Generator and the Orchestre national de Lorraine Concert
    Nov. 3, 7 p.m., Ferst Center for the Arts
  • Political and Cultural Expression in the Public Spaces of Paris (and Atlanta)
    Nov. 6, 6 p.m., Reinsch-Pierce Family Auditorium, College of Architecture

Other France-Atlanta events will take place at locations across Atlanta, including Emory University and the High Museum of Art. For details visit http://www.france-atlanta.org.