Speeches & Presentations

To understand the strategic priorities of Georgia Tech, we invite you to review some of Dr. Peterson's key speeches and select public appearances. These and other presidential documents are housed in our institutional repository, SMARTech.

2017 February 17

The 2017 Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage was presented jointly to former President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter at an awards ceremony at the Biltmore Feb. 17. In addition to the awards luncheon, the day’s events included a symposium on the power of partnership, and a town hall with the Carters that was attended by 300 students.

2016 August 23

Good morning and thank you Yves for that introduction.  And thank you to all of you for being here.

2016 August 23
State of Georgia House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, Higher Education Subcommittee
University System of Georgia Due Process Hearing
Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, 1-3 p.m.
Room 403, Capitol


2016 August 23

On Oct. 2, 2015, President Peterson addressed the Douglas County Economic Development Authority’s Workforce Development Committee in a breakfast meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn in Lithia Springs, Ga.

2016 August 23

(On July 9, 2015, President Peterson gave the keynote address at the Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative Southeast Regional Summit, held at the Renaissance Midtown Hotel & Conference Center in Atlanta.