WTXL-TV : France-Atlanta collaboration set for Next Month

ATLANTA (AP) — For the fifth year in a row Atlanta is set to host an effort to foster cooperation and creative exchange between France and the Southeast.

“France-Atlanta: Together Towards Innovation” is a two-week series of events presented jointly by the Consulate General of France in Atlanta and the Georgia Institute of Technology.

More than 20 events are planned in metro Atlanta from Oct. 16-30. Organizers say there will be events in the fields of science, business, culture and humanitarian development.

Roughly 40 French leaders, experts and artists are expected to travel to Atlanta to meet with their American counterparts and for events including workshops, concerts, lectures, expositions, panel discussions.

Organizers say the collaboration has drawn about 3,500 people each year and has led to a number of trans-Atlantic collaborations.

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