France-Atlanta Events at Georgia Tech Kick Off Oct. 26

This fall, members of the Tech community will have an opportunity to learn more about French culture — without having to spring for a trip across the Atlantic.       

France-Atlanta 2012
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Oct. 25 through Nov. 10, the Consulate General of France in Atlanta and Georgia Tech will jointly host “France-Atlanta 2012: Together Towards Innovation,” which will feature 15 events that highlight scientific, business, cultural and humanitarian efforts. This is the third consecutive year that the program is being offered.

“It is tremendously gratifying to see how France-Atlanta has stimulated dialogue, idea exchange and collaborative actions between France and the United States,” said Denis Barbet, the new Consul General of France. “I look forward to another successful event.”

The following events are open to the public and will be held on the Tech campus:

  • Georgia Tech-Lorraine/CNRS UMI International Network in Robotics and Optoelectronics for Automotive Applications
    Oct. 26, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    MaRC Auditorium

  • Nuclear Workshop: Post-Fukushima Nuclear Renaissance
    Oct. 29, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Room 1116, Marcus Nanotechnology Building

  • Sustainable Airport Area International Seminar
    Oct. 30, 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    Oct. 31, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Lobby Level, LeCraw Auditorium

  • The Fight Against Urban Poverty, a Priority in Both France and the United States
    Nov. 6, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Technology Square Research Building Auditorium

For more about these and the other France-Atlanta events, click here.