France-Atlanta 2020

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From October 1 to November 10, 2020, we celebrated the eleventh edition of France-Atlanta with over a dozen events centered on innovation and exchange and aimed at strengthening the ties between France and U.S. Southeast. Traditionally, France-Atlanta events are divided into four domains: science, culture, humanitarian affairs and business. This edition was particularly notable given that it featured multiple, transversal events. For example, business leaders met with scientific experts and cultural sector stakeholders for an event focused on the local “French Tech” ecosystems and an event on the U.S. Southeast’s creative industries. In addition, during a two-day symposium, panelists from diverse fields examined the ethical questions raised by artificial intelligence.

Calendar of Events

France-Atlanta 2020 Opening Ceremony October 1
CULTURE | A Conversation Between Sister Cities: Les Abattoirs and Atlanta Contemporary October 8
BUSINESS – CULTURE | Invest in France & Georgia | Boost your international expansion post-covid – Explore business opportunities in the game and film industries October 13
CULTURE | Machines of Loving Graces: Creation and Creativity Between Humans and Machines

 

October 14 – November 10
HUMANITARIAN | Global Vaccine Disruption: Ensuring Equitable Access in the Era of COVID-19 October 16
BUSINESS | Series of webinars organized by the French Foreign Trade Advisors for the U.S. Southeast

 

October 19 – 22
HUMANITARIAN | Education Series: Teaching students about humanitarian work in the Francophone world October 23
BUSINESS | Impacting the Future Healthcare Landscape October 27
SCIENCE | Transatlantic Tech Perspectives: Transformative French Tech communities in the Southeast October 29
CULTURE | New MississippiS: Some situated stories on contemporary ecologie November 5
CULTURE – SCIENCE | Ethical Management of AI: A French-American dialogue on privacy, trust and human oversight in health and well-being November 9-10

Thank you to our 2020 sponsors!