France-Atlanta 2017

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The 8th edition of France-Atlanta brought more than 20 French-American conferences, panel discussions, exhibitions, artist lectures, performances, and films to metro Atlanta from October 9-November 3, 2017. Event topics included public transportation, aerospace, emerging viruses, sexual and reproductive health, contemporary music and dance, French architecture, and more.

France-Atlanta 2017 was particularly marked by a partnership with the High Museum of Art for the exhibition “Making Africa”. Well over 4000 people attended the various events, reflecting the regional interest in France and French-American cooperation.


Calendar of Events

APTA Expo 2017 | Public Transport’s Premiere Showcase October 9 – 11
Street Art in ATL | Mural Installation by Jo Di Bona October 14 – 21
FACC Crystal Peach Awards October 18
France-Atlanta 2017 Welcome Reception October 25
Bridging the Sciences | HIV, Viral Hepatitis & Emerging Viruses October 26
tête-à-tête | A Concert with Philippe Hurel October 26
Human Landscapes | A Collaborative Dance Premiere October 26 – 29
Wastewater for Smart Cities | From Sludge to Bioenergy October 27
Airbus and Georgia Tech | A Long-standing history October 27
ISAE-SUPAERO and Georgia Tech | A Strategic Partnership October 27
Illustrating Africa | Graphic Novelist Marguerite Abouet October 27
Filming Africa | Director Alain Gomis October 27
Humanitarian Forum | Sexual and Reproductive Health in Developing and Disaster Torn Countries October 27
Singing Africa | Ibeyi in Concert at the Variety Playhouse October 30
Education Series | Humanitarian Work in Francophone Countries November
Nouvelles Richesses | New Architectural Work in France November 1
Picturing Africa | Photographer Omar Victor Diop November 3
Atlanta International Startup Exchange October

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors!