The World Trade Center Atlanta has planned a ceremony to be held Wednesday, Sept. 11, honoring Georgia emergency workers who traveled to New York to offer their services in the aftermath of last year’s terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center towers.

The event, one of several planned in remembrance of Sept. 11, 2001, is open to the public and will take place in the atrium outside the World Trade Center Atlanta, 303 Peachtree Street.

            The Southern Center for International Studies will conduct a discussion forum, Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 7:45 – 9 a.m., on the political, social and economic changes that have taken place in the year since the attacks.  The briefing will be held at the Southern Center for International Studies at 320 West Paces Ferry Road.

            And Emory University will hold a conference, Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 9:30 a.m. at the Miller-Ward Alumni House, 815 Houston Mill Road, on the economic and legal ramifications of U.S. national security and U.S. policy in the Middle East.  Jeffrey Rosensweig, associate dean for Goizueta Business School‘s corporate relations, will address the current and future effects of 9/11 on the global economy.

            Contact Patrick Tonui at the World Trade Center Atlanta at (404) 880-1562.  RSVP to the Southern Center at (404) 261-5763.  RSVP for the Emory seminar to Elaine Justice at (404) 727-0643.

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