GT News: France-Atlanta brings Euro Collaboration to Campus

Georgia Institute of Technology – News Center
October 13, 2014

For the fifth consecutive year, Tech will welcome friends from France as it hosts 10 events during France-Atlanta.

The series of events is presented by Tech and the Consulate General of France to showcase Franco-American collaboration in business, scientific, cultural, and humanitarian endeavors.

From Oct. 16–31, the Tech community will be able to attend events that include art exhibitions, intellectual discussion, and scientific symposia.

Other events will take place at locations across Atlanta, including Georgia State University, the High Museum of Art, and the Atlanta BeltLine.

The collaboration reflects Tech’s strategic goal to expand the Institute’s global footprint.

To learn more or view a full schedule of events, visit

A Few France-Atlanta Events on Campus
Photo Exhibition: The Goldsmiths of Light by Vincent Moncorgé

Oct. 16–31, Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons

Discover the synchrotron through a virtual visit in photographs, as well as the various scientific fields which benefit from this tool.

Drones and Autonomous Aviation: Innovation, Markets, and Regulations

Oct. 16, 9 a.m. – 3:15 p.m., Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory

Hear specialists from France and the U.S. discuss their operational experience and technical advances.

Destination Europe

Oct. 17, 8 a.m. – 5:45 p.m., Global Learning Center

Check out a showcase of research and innovation culture in Europe and learn about opportunities available to researchers from anywhere in the world.

Seminar on French-English Immersion Education

Oct. 28–29, Crescent Room, Student Center Commons

Explore the objectives and advantages of early language learning in an immersion context.

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