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WHO: Those who are passionate about sustainability, or who want to learn about green buildings.

WHAT: Networking, Appetizers, Beer, Wine & Cocktails!  *Cash Bar*

RSVP/EVENT REGISTRATION: Please RSVP by Monday, June 7th


Become a member of the USGBC Georgia Chapter

Build a network of sustainable resources

Learn how you can get more involved in the USGBC-GA Atlanta Branch

WHERE: Stats – Downtown




Upcoming Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable Topic:

The Death of Environmental Journalism – June 4, 2010

In today’s media landscape, the environmental reporter is increasingly becoming an endangered species.  At the same time, citizens who care about the planet have greater access to global information than ever before.  Join us as we talk with a panel of experts about the changing media landscape and its implications for those who care about sustainability, the environment and the “places” (neighborhood/city/county/region/state/country/continent/planet) in which we live.

Speakers include:

Leonard Witt, Robert D. Fowler Distinguished Chair and Associate Professor,
Kennesaw State University
Ken Edelstein, Founder and Editor, My Green ATL
Emily Murphy
, VP and Managing Editor, Mother Nature Network
Master of Ceremonies – Beth Bond
, Co-founder and Editor,
Moderator – David Goldberg
, former AJC reporter and Communications Director, Smart Growth America


7:30 to 9:00 a.m. (doors open at 7:00 a.m. for networking)


All Saints Episcopal Church – Ellis Hall
634 West Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA


All Saints is across the street from the North Avenue MARTA station.


Southface Member Discount $5 off
Students (payable at door with valid student ID) $10
Online Registration $15
AIA Members Seeking CEUs $20

Parking Note:

If you’ve parked and wish to stay past 9:00 a.m., you MUST move your vehicle from the parking deck. Thank you for helping us to adhere to facility policies.

For CEU Credit:

Southface is a registered provider with The American Institute of Architects – Continuing Education Systems (CES). AIA credits earned for attendance at the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable will be reported to CES Records for AIA members.

For Podcasts of Past Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable Discussions:

Southface records each Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable event. Please click here to go to our online library of podcasts.

Thank You to our Roundtable Sponsors:

Southface thanks the many people and organizations who make the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable possible, including:

Whole Foods Market, provider of our continental breakfast.

Café Campesino, provider of our fair trade, organic coffee.

And the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable Advisory Board, including:
AIA-Atlanta Committee on the Environment
American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia
ASLA-Georgia Chapter
Atlanta Regional Commission
Clean Air Campaign
Georgia Conservancy
Georgia Planning Association
Urban Land Institute – Atlanta
U.S. Green Building Council


Green Wednesdays is an informal gathering of like-minded professionals and individuals interested in connecting with others to share ideas on Green Business.  At each meeting we have a short presentation by one of our members and the rest of the time is devoted to networking.

DATE:June 2, 2010
TIME: 11:45 AM
5 Seasons Westside

1000 Marietta Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

For Directions CLICK HERE

The Living Building Challenge is a certification program that defines the most advanced measure of sustainability in the built environment possible today, and inspires us to ask the question: What if every single act of design and construction made the world a better place?
Molly Martin, Marketing Manager – The Epsten Group, Inc. Will discuss the Living Building Challange Certification and its implementation in the Southeast.

Register now:

PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registration for this event is requested.The cost at the door will be $10.00 more.

Registration deadline – Tuesday 5/4/10 at 5:00pm

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