Mar 10 2014
Historic Academy of Medicine

BIG IDEAS in Sustainability

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Mar 10 2014
Historic Academy of Medicine

Join Georgia Tech in celebrating the appointment of three Brook Byers Professors: Bert Bras, Marilyn Brown, and Elsa Reichmanis and to participate in a candid and casual discussion with industry and academic leaders on BIG IDEAS in Sustainability.  Other panelists include John Gardner of Novelis, Bruce Karas of Coca-Cola Refreshments, Steve Leffin of UPS and John Crittenden, Director of the Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems at Georgia Tech.  The panel will be moderated by Diana Rivenburgh of Strategic Imperatives, author of The New Corporate Facts of Life.



 

BIG IDEAS in Sustainability

 

Historic Academy of Medicine (875 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309)

Arrival and networking: 3:00 – 3:30PM

Panel Discussion: 3:30 – 5:00PM

 Celebration (w/ light bar service): 5:00 – 6:30PM

 

Panelists:

  • Bert Bras, Brook Byers Professor, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Leader of the Sustainable Design & Manufacturing Laboratory, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Marilyn Brown, Brook Byers Professor, Professor of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology; Distinguished Visiting Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory; and Member of the Board of Directors, Tennessee Valley Authority
  • John Crittenden, Hightower Chair, Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and Director of the Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • John Gardner, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Novelis
  • Bruce Karas, Vice President of Environment & Sustainability for Coca-Cola Refreshments
  • Steve Leffin, Director of Global Sustainability at UPS
  • Elsa Reichmanis, Brook Byers Professor, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and Director of the NSF Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program on Nanomaterials for Energy Storage and Conversion, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Diana Rivenburgh (moderator), CEO & President Strategic Imperatives Inc.

 

Bonus: Courtesy of Novelis, everyone attending will receive a copy of Diana Rivenburgh’s new book, The New Corporate Facts of Life: Rethink Your Business To Transform Today's Challenges into Tomorrow's Profits.  

 

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