Georgia Tech

Inaugural Program Summit "Sports, Society, and Technology in the 21st Century"

Event Details

Date/Time:

  • Thursday, April 18, 2013 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Georgia Tech Historic Academy of Medicine, Theater, 875 West Peachtree Street NW (GA Tech Trolley Stop)

In 2014 Georgia Tech will launch a new program in Sports, Society, and Technology.

We invite you to join us on Thursday, April 18, 2013, for a timely and engaging discussion on Sports, Society, and Technology in the 21st Century.  

Why does "sport" matter in society today?  What valuable and /or detrimental roles do sports play in the life of individuals, cities, and nations?  What policies promote or hinder sports and wellness in communities?  What key questions does sports studies need to address in order to remain relevant in changing times?  What pathways and careers possibilities are available for undergraduate students interested in a new program at Georgia Tech in Sports, Society, and Technology?

The Ivan Allen College and the School of History, Technology, and Society welcome a new Endowed Homer Rice Chair to deliver the inaugural address.

All are invited to attend.