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October 2-5, 2023 | University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel

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Workshop Details:

  • All sessions are 75 minutes in length
  • Two-part sessions are welcome
  • Sessions may be repeated to allow more attendees to benefit from the content
  • Most breakout sessions will run on October 3 & 4

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Rates Conference
  Pre-con   Networking
Early-bird (May-June) members $350   $180   $155   $50  
Early-bird (May-June) non-members $485   $250   $220   $50  
Regular rates (July-conference) members $420   $180   $185   $50  
Regular rates (July-conference) non-members $580   $250   $265   $50  

Airfare: You can fly into Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (80 miles from Athens) or Athens Ben Epps Airport. Check prices from your city!

Transportation: Groome Transportation offers service from Athens to and from the Atlanta Airport with convenient pick-up locations and 22 trips daily. $41 each way. Reservations recommended. Atlanta Airport offers rental cars.

Hotel: HEPNet has arranged a room block at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel ($114 for $114/night for a Classic Room (1 king or 2 queens) or $154 for a Select Room (2 queens or 2 doubles). Individuals are responsible for making their own hotel reservations and paying for their own room, tax, and incidental charges. Reservations may be made by telephone (1-800-884-1381 or 706-542-2134), or through the Georgia Center website ( using group code 95536.

If you participate in the pre-conference, you will need to be present by Monday morning.  Otherwise, the conference kicks off with a Welcome Reception on Monday evening and educational sessions begin Tuesday morning.  Thursday will consist of a popular all-group session as well as all-group discussion and networking opportunities, ending by noon.

FoodPer diem for Athens. One lunch will be provided- stay tuned for details.

Check out all that Athens, Georgia has to offer! 

Thank you to our sponsors!



Interested in becoming a sponsor?  Contact us at [email protected] so that we can learn more about your sponsorship goals.






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