From 2000 to 2020, Georgia’s urban/suburban population grew by 42%, while rural Georgia’s population grew by 1%.
9:30-10:00 “Gauging the Gaps Between Metro Atlanta and the Rest of Georgia.” Charles Hayslett.
10:00-10:30 “Private sector investment disparities across Georgia.” Jennifer Zeller. Manager, Strategic Solutions Team, Georgia Power.
10:30-11:00 “The Georgia Way: Achieving Inclusion One Innovation at a Time.” Dr. Debra Lam, Founding Executive Director, Partnership for Inclusive Innovation and Managing Director, Smart Cities and Inclusive Innovation, Georgia Tech.
11:00-11:30 “Today’s Inequities that are Impacting Health in Rural Georgia.” Dr. Dominic Mack. Professor of Family Medicine and Director of the National Center for Primary Care at Morehouse School of Medicine
11:30 – 12:00 Q & A (submit questions to email@example.com)
1:00-1:05 Introduction and moderation by Sam Williams, Assistant Director, Urban Studies Institute
1:05- 1:30 “Rural and Urban Disparities: Education – Cause, Result, or Even a Factor?” David Bridges. President, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
1:30- 1:40 Q&A (submit to firstname.lastname@example.org)
1:40-2:30 “Placemaking and Policy Challenges in GA, Mayoral panel. Moderated by Larry Hanson, Executive Director of the Georgia Municipal Association. With:
Dr. Hardie Davis, Mayor of Augusta GA
Matt Seale, Mayor of Ocilla GA
Andrea Gibby, Mayor of Young Harris GA
Van Johnson, Mayor of Savannah GA
2:30- 2:40 Q&A (submit to email@example.com)
2:45-3:15 Keynote Speech, Rethinking the Urban-Rural Divide, Douglas Hooker, Executive Director, Atlanta Regional Commission.
3:15- 3:25 Q & A (submit to firstname.lastname@example.org)
3:25 Closing Remarks