Georgia Tech 53rd Annual Basic Economic Development Course
March 17 - March 20
Network with industry peers and economic development experts, explore the fundamentals and emerging economic development concepts, and transform into an influential local leader as you immediately implement tools and skills you gain at the Georgia Tech Basic Economic Development Course.
This year’s 2020 conference keynote speaker is Ryan Gravel, AICP. Gravel is an urban thinker, designer, author, and builder – an entrepreneur working on ideas about the future of cities. His master’s thesis in 1999 was the original vision for the Atlanta Beltline and he has received numerous awards on similar “catalyst infrastructure” projects. Ryan has been published in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Esquire Magazine. He has also been listed among the 100 Most Influential Georgians by Georgia Trend Magazine. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Ryan share his expertise and knowledge on how you can build a better community where businesses want to be and people want to live.