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Oct 15

8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. @ Wall Auditorium
FREE

Coastal Carolina University and Horry-Georgetown Technical College will present a Regional Sustainability Forum from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15 at Wall Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

The forum will feature national and regional speakers on the economy, social equity and the environment, focusing on ways to balance these elements to ensure global competitiveness.

CCU President David A. DeCenzo and Marilyn Fore, senior vice president for academics at HGTC, will provide opening remarks. Edgar Dyer, executive vice president and chief operating officer at the University will serve as emcee.

Ted Abernathy Jr., CEcD, executive director of the Southern Growth Policy Board, will be the keynote speaker. The policy board is a 39-year-old public policy think tank that provides economic development research and advice for 13 Southern states and their respective governors. Abernathy formerly served as executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Research Triangle Regional Partnership.

Contact Marissa Mitzner, 349-2389 for additional information