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EPA Announces 2nd Environmental Youth Symposium for Colleges and Universities in the Southeast

Release Date: 09/10/2013
Contact Information: Dawn Harris-Young, (404) 562-8421, harris-young.dawn@epa.gov

ATLANTA – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host the 2nd Environmental Youth Symposium for Colleges & Universities in the Southeast on September 13, 2013. The event will be held at the Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center in Atlanta, GA.

The conference is an opportunity for students, faculty members, higher education administrators, and other environmental and sustainability stakeholders to develop partnerships, network, and collaborate on sustainable environmental strategies and practices.

Who: Stan Meiburg, Acting EPA Regional Administrator
Thomas Brennan, EPA Deputy Director, Science Advisory Board Staff Office

What: 2nd Environmental Youth Symposium for Colleges & Universities in the Southeast

When: Sept. 13, 2013

Where: Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center
61 Forsyth St. SW
Atlanta, Ga. 30303-8960


The agenda will include sessions and presentations on environmental stewardship and climate resilience with a focus on collegiate institutions mostly in the Southeast. The conference will provide opportunities for students, faculty members, administrators, and other environmental and sustainability stakeholders to network, develop partnerships and collaborate on sustainable environmental practices. Students in attendance will have an opportunity to participate in seminars on federal employment as part of the concurrently held Youth Environmental Summit.

Please see symposium agenda for a complete list of experts and presentations.
http://www.epa.gov/region4/newsevents/youth/Detailed-Agenda2013-August-6-2013.pdf

This event will be livestreamed at 9:00 a.m. EDT: http://www.ustream.tv/search?q=EnvYouthSymposium2013

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