Leadership Information

New Leadership Structure

The ECN is excited to announce our new leadership plan for the 2024 – 2024 academic year. The ECN will now have two elected chair positions advising one committee each.

Chair Applications Open

Chair applications are now open and will close on Friday, July 5. Be sure to review the leadership plan for full qualifications and timeline before submitting your application. 

Upcoming Events

Campus Tickets Interest Session

Thursday, July 18
1 - 2 p.m.
Virtual Event

Join Student Center Programs Advisor, Emily Love, to learn more about how Campus Tickets can aid you and your organization in reserving and selling tickets for your upcoming events efficiently online.

This session will discuss the features and merits of Campus Tickets, including timed tickets, waivers, tiered ticket pricing, event support staffing options, and much more! For questions, reach out to campustickets@stucen.gatech.edu

Get Involved

The ECN is made up of a group of more than 500 self-selected staff members from 90 different departments who are interested in event planning or expanding their skill sets at Georgia Tech.

The Event Leadership Team is responsible for the group's strategic oversight and direction.

ECN Newsletter

Have an event planning job or interested in honing your event planning skills? All members of the Georgia Tech community are invited to join the ECN to receive monthly resources, professional development experiences, and networking opportunities. 

Join the Conversation

Georgia Tech faculty and staff can join our Teams channel to ask questions, share resources, and learn about the latest campus events.

MediaSpace Channel

Check out the ECN MediaSpace channel for recordings of past webinars and events. 

Past Events

Freedom of Expression Protocols and Procedures

Tuesday, June 11
10:45 a.m. — noon
Virtual Event

The ECN plans to host a session facilitated by Luoluo Hong, vice president for student engagement & well-being, to discuss best practices in event planning while supporting and safeguarding freedom of expression and inquiry.

This webinar will review Georgia Tech policies, practices, and protocols as they relate to free speech and expressive activity. Participants will be encouraged to share their successes and have an opportunity to ask questions.

View the presentation slides here.

EMS Tips and Tricks

April 15
11:30 a.m. - Noon
Teams Meeting

Ayesha Saleem, IT support professional senior, shared best practices for navigating and booking reservations in the GT Events Reservation System (commonly known as EMS).  Ayesha will reviewed software features and how to streamline your search for event spaces.  

2023 ECN Summer Boot Camp

This event featured our keynote speaker Karen Hilton for Mastering High Stakes Conversations 301: You Can't Handle the Truth (or Can You?) - Practical Steps for Mastery, as well as other event professionals from Georgia Tech.

Review our post-event materials

Book Karen Hilton for a future event

Download the Policy and Procedure presentation

View our Teams and Zoom meeting materials

Tech Catering Town Hall

The ECN hosted a Town Hall with Tech Catering on Aug. 29, 2023. They provided updates to their menus and policies. 

2024 ECN Boot Camp

May 22
8:30 a.m. - Noon
Atlantic Theater, John Lewis Student Center


15th Annual ECN Workshop

Mastering High Stakes Conversations 201

In her recent ECN Workshop keynote address, Coach Karen unpacked the anatomy of High Stakes Conversations, providing a new framework to recognize the power of important conversations. Join Coach Karen as she teaches the critical elements of High Stakes Conversations: Acknowledgment and Validation. 

ECN Session: Event Tools for your Toolbox

Successful events are all about the details. Join Serena Wallace, director of Institute Events, as she shares new and updated templates, signage, and event planning tools to help planners not sweat the small stuff.

Setting the Stage with AV Services

OIT Team

Discover the most effective ways to deliver content to your audience through sound and visuals. Whether it's a small meeting or conference, this panel discussion will include experts to share best AV practices and tips for presenting your content in a hybrid, in-person, or virtual event.

ECN Town Hall: Campus Catering Update

Panelists from Georgia Tech Auxiliary Services and Business Operations will review the new list of secondary approved caterers and updates to campus catering policies. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask the panelists questions regarding these updates.

Achieving Personal and Professional Success in Today’s Workplace

Sherry Ebrahimi, Director of Housing Administration and Conference Services- Emory College