This two day event includes two keynote addresses, a documentary screening, four panel sessions, networking receptions and roundtable lunch discussions, and conclude Friday with a poster, demonstration, and information Showcase Networking Reception. This year, panel sessions will focus on Energy Equality, Energy Storage, Emerging Energy Technologies, and Where Are We Headed: Technology, Economics, and Policy. More detailed information will be added as the event date draws nearer!

Sign up to present a poster, demonstration, information booth, or other project at the Showcase Networking Reception. All Showcase attendees will have the opportunity to vote for the top student Showcase presentations, where first, second, and third place prizes will be awarded. Showcase presenters also enjoy admission to both days of the Expo.

— Please note, the location differs for Thursday and Friday —


Thursday, February 9th

Clary Theatre x Georgia Tech Bill Moore Student Success Center

  • 3:45pm – Film Screening of Before the Flood
  • 5:20pm – Welcome by Dr. Christian Braneon of Serve Learn Sustain
  • 5:30pm – Introductory Remarks from Fisher Stevens, director of Before the Flood
  • 5:45pm – Forecasting Climate Change’s Impact on Energy, Sustainability, and Equity Panel Session
  • 6:45pm – Networking Reception and Refreshments                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Friday, February 10th

Location: 3rd Floor Ballroom x Georgia Tech Student Center

  • 8:00am – Registration & Coffee
  • 9:00am – “The Grand Energy Challenge” – Keynote Address by Dr. Kenneth Medlock (Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy)
  • 10:00am – Assessing Biofuels for Sustainable Development Panel Session
  • 11:00am – Coffee Break
  • 11:15am – Where Are We Headed: Technology, Economics, and Policy Panel Session
  • 12:15pm – Lunch
  • 1:30pm – “Unparalleled Opportunities for Impact on Energy & Environment” – Keynote Address: Dr. Cheryl Martin (World Economic Forum)
  • 2:30pm – Integrating Renewables with Energy Storage Technologies Panel Session
  • 3:30pm – Closing Remarks
  • 4:00pm – Showcase & Networking Reception (Student Center Peachtree Room)
  • 5:30pm – Student Showcase Awards Announced
  • 6:30pm – Event Concludes

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