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Pecha Kucha Atlanta #31

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In this special Pecha Kucha, presenters are invited to answer the following: From your unique vantage point Who was Atlanta, Who is Atlanta and Who will Atlanta become? Atlanta's identity in inextricably linked and at times juxtaposed to the metro and the state. How does the city, the metro and the state influence, shape, hold back and propel each other forward?

    Presenters:

Amy Phuong- Commissioner, City of Atlanta Parks & Recreation Atlanta's Parks & Recreation Commissioner. Do gooder. Cities nerd. Fat kid at heart. Tea snob. Bicycle advocate. Native Atlantan.

Dr. Calinda Lee- Historian, Atlanta History Center Dr. Calinda N. Lee currently serves as the historian at Atlanta History Center. She joined the staff of the Atlanta History Center in September 2013 to develop Gatheround: Stories of Atlanta, the cornerstone exhibition on the history of Atlanta. Dr. Lee has significant experience in both the academic and non-profit communities. It is her deep belief that scholarship must be intimately linked with community service to have greatest impact.

Rohit Malhotra- Executive Director, Center for Civic Innovation Rohit Malhotra is the Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Civic Innovation in Atlanta, his hometown city. His background is in social entrepreneurship, digital communications, open data and community organizing. Rohit is a self-appointed expert on pizza and hip hop.

Gregory Walker- Partner, Houser Walker Architecture Gregory has practiced architecture in Florida, Massachusetts, and Georgia for the past 19 years. As a partner in Houser Walker Architecture, he helps to lead the firm's efforts in academic, living and workspace projects. Drawing upon long term research into methods of fabrication and local craft traditions, he loves translating the complexities of the design process into simple, understandable solutions.

State Representative Park Cannon- Georgia House of Representatives for District 58

Marian Liou- Founder, We Love BuHi

Mario Cambardella- Urban Agriculture Director, City of Atlanta

Sun Dec 11, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
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Venue
General Assembly at Ponce City Market
Tickets
Donation SOLD OUT $5.00
Venue Address
675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Atlanta GA United States
Organizer
Pecha Kucha Atlanta
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