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2020 First Friday Breakfast September - Dr. Alfie Meek

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Name: 2020 First Friday Breakfast September - Dr. Alfie Meek
Date: September 11, 2020
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM EDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:


The COVID-19 Economy:
Where We Are and What to Expect

Dr. Alfie Meek


Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute's (EI2)
Center for Economic Development Research (CEDR)

Dr. Meek is one of three economists chosen to serve on Governor Kemp's Economic Impact Subcommittee of the Coronavirus Task Force. The committee is analyzing the course of the virus with a goal of predicting the economic effects on Georgia's economy. Dr. Meek will provide the latest information available during his presentation. 

Prior to his current tenure at Georgia Tech, he served for nine years as the Chief Economist and Director of Economic Analysis for Gwinnett County, Georgia where he oversaw the county’s economic development program as well as its forecasting and research efforts.  In that role, he was integral in the development and implementation of Partnership Gwinnett, a community-wide strategic plan that was named the best multi-year economic development program for large communities by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) in 2010.  During his time at Gwinnett he played a key role in the relocation of NCR’s world headquarters to Gwinnett, as well as the location of other major companies including HP, AMD, Suniva, a the AAA-affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.

Dr. Meek is also the President and CEO of the Economic Impact Group, LLC., a firm that specializes in economic and fiscal analysis supporting state and local economic development.  He has 25 years of experience in economic/fiscal impact analysis and research.


Atlanta Tech Park
107 Technology Parkway
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

Please park behind the building for direct access to the meeting space. 

Georgia COVID-19 Gathering Guidelines:

  • Seating capacity will be limited based upon government recommendations for social distancing 
  • Mask wearing is encouraged
  • Please register if you’d like to participate in this conversation.  
Date/Time Information:
Friday, September 11, 2020
7:30- 8:00 AM - networking
8:00- 9:00 AM - breakfast and speaker
Contact Information:
Beth Coffey
Includes a Breakfast Sandwich, Coffee & Juice
Register Prior to noon Thursday,
September 10, 2020
to reserve your seat.

$10  Members
$20  Non - Members 

Seating capacity will be limited. We will NOT be able to accommodate walkups and we will NOT be doing an online presentation of this event. When registering for this event please let us know if you are vegetarian so we can provide the appropriate quantities and selections for all attendees.

Cancellation Policy: You can cancel with a full refund by noon September  9, 2020.  After that date no refunds will be given, however substitution of an attendee is allowed if you are not able to attend the day of the event.
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