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2022 GAGC Annual Convention

  • Monday, February 28, 2022
  • 8:00 AM
  • Tuesday, March 01, 2022
  • 2:00 PM
  • The Georgia Center's UGA Hotel and Conference Center - Athens, GA
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  • Membership expiration date must be after February 28
  • Electrical Caddy provided by the Georgia Center

Registration is closed

2022 GAGC Convention Information

February 28 - March 1, 2022

Georgia Hotel & Convention Center

Athens, GA

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Convention Prices Include:

  • Admission to GAGC Convention Monday and Tuesday
  • Continental Breakfast, Lunch Monday and Tuesday, as well as snacks 
  • Admission to Reception on Monday Evening
  • Virtual access to recorded sessions for one year

Registration Type                                        Member         Non-Member

Early Bird Registration (until Nov 5)       $300                   $350

Regular Registration (Nov 6 - Jan 21)     $350                  $400

Late Registration (Jan 22 - Feb 11)          $400                  $450

Virtual Convention Registration               $350                  $400


Two ways to Register :

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(Credit Card Only - We accept Visa or Mastercard. Note:  payment is required when registration is entered .... All registrations entered without payment are automatically discarded after 15 minutes)

 Payment by PO/Check:

  • Individuals download fill out this registration form and mail (or email) with purchase order or check as indicated on form.
  • Exhibitors, Vendors, and Sponsors download the Exhibitor/Vendor/Sponsor Packet and print the registration form and mail with check as indicated on the form

Hotel Accommodations

 The UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
  is the official host  
for the 2022 GAGC Convention. 

Please call the UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel to book your rooms at the special GAGC Convention Rate. (706) 542-2134

Or book online:

For conference room rate please use the GAGC Block Code: 94189 Prior to January 30, 2022.

Overflow Hotels: Click the links to book online.

Hilton Garden Inn  706.353.6811
Rooms: $119 per night (King or 2 Queens)
Parking: $9.95 per night, per car

Holiday Inn Express 706.546.8122
Rooms: $99 per night (King or 2 Queens)
Parking: $5 per night, per car
Breakfast and Wifi included!

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Joy Lawson Davis

Joy Lawson Davis, Ed.D. is a career educator with over 40 years of experience as a practitioner, scholar, author and consultant. In addition to local district and university experiences, Davis served for five years as the Virginia State Specialist for K-12 Gifted services.   A graduate of the College of William & Mary, Dr. Davis holds both master’s and doctorate degrees in Gifted Education. Davis has conducted workshops, been a long-term program consultant, and served as a keynote speaker and distinguished guest lecturer across the nation, in South Africa, the Caribbean, Dubai UAE & Turkey. Diversity Education and Gifted Education are her areas of special expertise. Dr. Davis served for five years on the Board of Directors of the National Association for Gifted Children. She has published numerous articles, technical reports and book chapters and is the author of the award-winning book: Bright,Talented & Black: a Guide for Families of African American Gifted Learners and  Gifted Children of Color Around the World: Diverse Needs, Exemplary Practices and Directions for the Future, co-edited with Dr. James L. Moore III. Davis is the Special Populations columnist for the NAGC publication: Teaching for High Potential and serves on the Gifted Child Today advisory board. Dr. Davis was recently awarded the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted organization (SENG).

Use this link to access an interview with Joy Lawson Davis

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