COLUMBIA - The Southeastern Conference is bringing its 14 member schools together in Atlanta this weekend for a renewable energy research summit.
The inaugural SEC Symposium features scientists from SEC schools old and new, from the University of Missouri to Auburn. The conference credits Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos with inspiring the event. The University of Georgia is hosting the gathering.
Organizers say the research summit will focus on the role of renewable energy in the southeast U.S.