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1st International Environmental Youth Symposium 2015 to be held in Atlanta, Ga.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 29, 2015
 
1st International Environmental Youth Symposium 2015 to be held in Atlanta, Ga.
 
Contact Information: Dawn Harris Young, (404) 562-8421 (Direct), (404) 562-8400 (Main), harris-young.dawn@epa.gov
 
ATLANTA – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its Global Partners will host the first International Youth Environmental Symposium at the Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center in Atlanta, Ga. on October 2, 2015. The theme for the symposium is "One World, One Environment".
 
The event aims to connect students and scholars from across disciplines and cultures to form lasting networks of research and governance. Together with current stakeholders from universities, government and the industry, participants will discuss the environmental challenges of today to find the solutions of tomorrow.
 
 
Who:                EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
 
What:                1st International Environmental Youth Symposium 2015
 
When:               October 2, 2015
 
Where:              Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center
61 Forsyth St. SW
Atlanta, Ga. 30303-8960
 
 
The goal of the conference is to provide opportunities for students, faculty members, administrators and other environmental and sustainability stakeholders, to develop partnerships, network, and collaborate on sustainable environmental practices.  The Symposium will also help to facilitate further dialogue among campus representatives who are committed to experiencing that environmental sustainable principles are woven into their campus community fabric.
 
The Symposium will host environmentally related speakers from the around the global (Germany, France, Brazil, and Ghana), academia, industry, and the EPA. The Symposium is open to academic deans and college and university faculty, students, government, and industry.
Please see symposium agenda for a complete list of experts and presentations: http://www2.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-09/documents/international_environmental_youth_symposium_final_agenda_9_27_2015_final.pdf
***Interested media should e-mail an RSVP to harris-young.dawn@epa.gov or call 404-562-8421. Please include your name, media affiliation and contact information.
 
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