Conferences

Fall 2022 Conference

Register NOW for the Fall 2022 Georgia GMIS Conference

October 16-20, 2022
Savannah, Georgia

Hyatt Regency Savannah

We invite you to attend the Georgia GMIS Back to Work, Back to Reality 2022 Fall Conference at Hyatt Regency Savannah in Savannah, GA!

Geek Trak is welcoming back trainer Dean Gunsolus. The training will cover Microsoft Office 365.

The Local Government Chief Information Officer program’s leadership curriculum will include an interactive session on Creative Problem Solving. On Tuesday morning Geek Trak will merge with LGCIO for a special joint session focusing on Microsoft Office 365: Licensing. In the afternoon LGCIO will shift to cyber security.

Georgia GMIS is pleased to once again offer The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Session on Monday afternoon. You can also look forward to an Enrichment session on Wednesday morning.

Please note, Geek Trak and CGCIO will begin on Sunday.

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Conference Registration

As of February 8, 2021, the Carl Vinson Institute of Government’s Cancellation & Refund Policy has changed to include a 10% administrative fee for registrations cancelled greater than 22 days before the conference start date. The full Cancellation & Refund Policy is included in the online registration portal and the attached mail-in form.

There are two ways to register:

  1. Register online and pay with a credit card or
  2. Print the attached mail-in registration form and mail the completed form with your check to the address on the form.

Register early to reserve your spot.
Hope to see you there!

Conference Registration Information

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There are two ways to register.
1. Register online and pay with a credit card
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2. Print the attached mail-in registration form and mail the completed form with your check to the address on the form.

Early Bird Conference Fee Will Run From August 8 – September 11, 2022

LGCIO Conference Registration Fee (Includes One Dinner Cruise Ticket)
$400
Geek Trak Conference Registration Fee (Includes One Dinner Cruise Ticket)
$500

Regular Conference Fee Will Run From September 12 – October 7, 2022

LGCIO Conference Registration Fee (Includes One Dinner Cruise Ticket)
$500
Geek Trak Conference Registration Fee (Includes One Dinner Cruise Ticket)
$600
Tuesday Dinner Cruise Guest
$95

*Anyone bringing a guest or spouse must request and pay for a banquet ticket prior to their arrival at the conference


Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Savannah
2 West Bay Street
Savannah, GA 31401
1-800-233-1234

When making your reservation, please provide the group code GCGM and that you are with the
Georgia Government Management Information Sciences (Georgia GMIS) conference to get the
special rate of $214 (plus $1 local occupancy fee, $5 state hotel/motel fee and applicable taxes) per night.

All reservations can be made online at: https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/SAVRS/G-GCGM

Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM

A block of rooms will be held at the hotel until September 23, 2022, or until all rooms have been reserved, whichever comes first. After this date, the hotel will make reservations at the prevailing room rate based on availability.

HOTEL PARKING

Parking at the Hyatt Regency Savannah is valet only. The fee is $32 per night.

Please remember to bring your tax exempt forms!


Conference Schedule

Sunday, October 16

  • Half‐day sessions –  CGCIO and Geek Trak. 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Monday, October 17

Professional Business Casual Attire (No jeans)

LGCIO Leadership Education Sessions – Creative Problem Solving

 

  • General Session – Welcome. 8:30 AM – 8:40 AM
  • Full‐day Sessions – CGCIO/LGCIO and Geek Trak. 8:45 AM – 12 Noon, and 1:00 PM – 4:15 PM
  • The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Session – 4:15 PM – 5:45 PM

 

Tuesday, October 18

Professional Business Casual Attire (No jeans)

LGCIO Technical Education Sessions – Microsoft Office 365: Licensing & Re-Imagining Cybersecurity Risk

 

  • General Session – Announcements. 8:30 AM – 8:40 AM
  • Full‐day Sessions – CGCIO/LGCIO and Geek Trak. 8:45 AM – 12 Noon, and 1:00 PM – 4:45 PM
  • Savannah Riverboat Dinner Cruise Professional Business Attire

 

Wednesday, October 19

Enrichment Session – GA Data Innovation Hub & GA GMIS Roundtable

 

  • Half‐day Session – Geek Trak. 8:45 AM – 12 Noon
  • Half‐day Session – CGCIO 8:45 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Half-day Session – Enrichment, 8:45 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Sponsor Giveaways. 11:30 AM – 12 Noon
  • Shirtsleeve Session – On Your Own. 12 Noon – 5:00 PM

 

Thursday, October 20

 

  • Annual Business Meeting. 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM