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89th Annual Meeting and Conference of the Georgia Public Health Association On-site Registration
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GPHA’s 89th Annual Meeting & Conference brings together more than 500 students, researchers, and practitioners from across Georgia to network and share experiences. Join us on Jekyll Island for the state’s largest public health gathering.

4/4/2018 to 4/6/2018
When: Wednesday, April 4, 2018
1:00 PM
Where: Jekyll Island Convention Center
75 Beachview Dr N
Jekyll Island, Georgia  31527
United States
Contact: Elly Zhilyak

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This is the registration for regular conference attendees.

Click here for the Preliminary Agenda.

Hotel Accommodations
(Click on the name of the hotel to go to the hotel's webpage.)

Jekyll Island:

BeachView Club Hotel
Jekyll Island Club Resort
Quality Inn & Suites

Courtyard Marriott (580 Millennium Blvd-Brunswick)

Holiday Inn (138 Glynco Pkwy-Brunswick)


Saint Simons:

The Inn at Sea Island (100 Salt Marsh Dr)- Note: not located on Sea Island


Hampton Inn (2204 Demere Rd)


St. Simons Inn and The Lighthouse (609 Beachview)


Ocean Inn and Suites (599 Beachview) 


Sea Gate Inn (1015 Beachview)


King and Prince (201 Arnold) – Note: facility's food service dining (Echo) is accommodating to groups/conferences/reserved dining.



Local/Occupancy Tax (5%)

Exemption from the local/occupancy tax, requires a completed Georgia Motel Tax Exemption form that may be submitted at any time before check-in, but no later than check-in. Click here to download the Georgia Motel Tax Exemption form.

State/Sales Tax Exemption (7%)
Exemption from state sales tax requires a completed Georgia Department of Revenue form that may be submitted at any time before check-in, but no later than check-in. The form (ST-5) is also available on the Department of Revenue website. The reservation must be paid directly with government funds by government check or government credit cardClick here to download the Georgia Department of Revenue Sales Tax Exemption form. 

Free Pre-Conference Workshop Information

(Click on each respective workshop below for more information.)

Workshops 1 and 2: 
Program Planning Basics: Turning Good Ideas Into Effective Programs 

Increasing Leadership Skills through Self-Awareness and Emotional Intelligence (this workshop is full)

Workshop 3:
Packaging & Shipping Division 6.2 Materials (this workshop is full)

Workshop 4:
Environmental Health Specialist Advanced Training on On-site Sewage Management Systems

Workshop 5:
Environmental Health Specialist Training on Assessing & Permitting Mobile Food Service Units in GA

Workshop 6: 
Mobilizing Communities to Engage in Policy Change to Improve Health Outcomes (GA SOPHE)


Cancellation Refund Policy

  • Cancellations made on or before March 1, 2018 will receive a full refund.
  • Cancellations made after March 1, 2018 will receive a refund less a $50 administrative fee. 
  • No shows will not receive a refund.
  • Registration substitutions are allowed at any time with written notice (price may vary based on GPHA member status).
  • Hotel room cancellations are subject to the hotel policy and are the responsibility of the attendee.

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