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Since 2010, the OST has been organizing scientific workshops during the annual France-Atlanta conferences. This event is co-organized by the Consulate General of France in Atlanta and the Georgia Institute of Technology and is centered on innovation and designed to foster French-American cooperation and synergetic exchange in the southeastern U.S.

  • France-Atlanta Cybersecurity Symposium: Transatlantic Innovation & Strategies

    As part of the France-Atlanta 2016 series of events, Cybersecurity: Transatlantic Innovation and Strategies is a two-day symposium that will enable leading scientists in this field to identify current challenges and to share the results of their research. French and American cybersecurity experts will have the opportunity to come together and discuss the development of new scientific partnerships between the United States and France.

  • France-Atlanta Workshop: Mathematical Modeling in Cardiovascular Healthcare - Challenges and Perspectives

    As part of the France-Atlanta 2016 series of events, Mathematical Modeling in Cardiovascular Healthcare - Challenges and Perspectives and back is a two-day symposium that will enable leading scientists in this field to identify current challenges and to share the results of their research. This event aims at leveraging one another’s’ strengths to foster and reinforce transatlantic collaborations on cardiovascular mathematics.

  • Franco-American seminar “Powering the World with Photovoltaïcs” at Georgia Tech

    As part of France-Atlanta 2015, the seminar “Powering the World with Photovoltaïcs, status and opportunities” took place at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), on Nov. 3 in Atlanta. This seminar, jointly organized by Georgia Tech, CEA-Liten (a leading French Institution in this field) and the scientific service of the Consulate General of France in Atlanta, focused on recent advances in research and policy regarding photovoltaics on both sides of the Atlantic.

  • France-Atlanta 2015 - Powering the World with Photovoltaics: Status and Opportunities

    This workshop organized by Georgia Tech (GT) and CEA-Liten (France) will focus on solar energy generation, with a particular emphasis on photovoltaic (PV) materials and devices. An overview of the PV technology landscape in Europe and in the United States will be presented and an outlook on future opportunities and challenges generated by recent progress in research and development will be provided.

  • France-Atlanta 2015 - Seminar and Workshop on the Future of Manufacturing

    Organized by Georgia Tech (GT) and Arts et Métiers ParisTech (AMP), this two-day workshop will enable manufacturing experts to share their experiences in research, development, innovation, commercialization, and education in the domain of advanced manufacturing. Identifying key questions and leveraging mutual strengths are expected, to create new opportunities for joint collaborations both in the US and Europe.

  • France-Atlanta 2014 - French Space Activity

    The Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), the French Space Agency, is a pivotal player in Europe’s space program, and a major source of initiatives and proposals that aim to maintain France and Europe’s competitive edge. Mr. Philippe Hazane, Space Attaché and CNES Representative at the French Embassy in the United States, will discuss recent French and European space activities.

  • France-Atlanta 2014 - Drones and Autonomous Aviation: Innovation, Markets, and Regulations

    Open to the public, this workshop will bring together specialists from France and the US to discuss their operational experience, the most recent technical advances and the state of the art in Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) research in both countries. Relations to Air Navigation Service Providers, and safety and regulation aspects will be also developed.

  • France-Atlanta 2014 - Digital Learning in 21st-Century Universities

    Online courses like MOOCs introduce challenging new paradigms regarding classical pedagogy, which include all aspects of public education. The worldwide collaborative learning experience not only builds new relationships in the world, but also leads to the emergence of very broad questions on the fate of this digital revolution. These questions will be discussed in a Franco-American perspective, with participants of the two countries coming from the academic world and from the technical and business ones.

  • France-Atlanta 2014 - New Materials Development at the SOLEIL Synchrotron: an International Collaboration by Ed Conrad and Amina Taleb

    In this lecture, Georgia Tech Physics Professor Ed Conrad and Director of Research at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) Amina Taleb will give a feel for how modern research is conducted in the era of small materials and big machines, showing an example of an international materials research collaboration between Georgia Tech’s School of Physics and researchers at the synchrotron SOLEIL near Paris.