Sunday, August 25, 2019


GLGPA 2019 Fall Conference

WHEN: November 12 - 15, 2019

WHERE: The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel

1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602

ROOM RATE: The rate for a single/double standard guest room is $109 per night or $149 per night for a premier guest room plus state and local taxes and a mandatory fee of $5.00 per night per room (not tax exempt) for the Governor's transportation bill.  The room block will close on date to be determined but the special rate will be honored after that date based upon availability. When you make your reservation, be sure to mention GLGPA Fall Conference. 

RESERVATIONS: Reservations can be made by calling 1-706-542-2134 or via the hotel reservation link at: .  To get the room rate please be sure to reference: GLGPA Fall Conference.  Note:  the room block will close on date to be determined.     


Conference Registration 

2019 Fall Conference Brochure - not available at this time

2019 Fall Conference Registration By Mail Form - not available at this time

To view the Conference Brochure, click on the link above.  You will have two options for registering for the Conference.  You may register:

1) Online paying with a Credit Card (preferred method) or

2) By mail paying with a check.

To register by Credit Card for the Conference, please click on the link below. This will open another browser for the registration page.  Note:  To login you must setup a password and enter your name and email address as GLGPA has it.


REGISTRATION DEADLINE DATE: to be determined             

Conference Scholarship Criteria and Application

Scholarship Criteria Information

Scholarship Application

Class Information for 2019 Fall Conference **

Wednesday and Thursday, November 13 and 14, 2019  (Click on the course title to view course description)

Regular Track - Level 1 Classes

Foundations of Public Human Resource Management Wed. and Thurs. Nov. 13th and 14th (2 days) – Instructors: Meg Blubaugh and Ken Carter

        • Records and Technology Wed., Nov. 13th – Instructor: Jared Hill

Employee Rewards (Total Compensation) Wed., Nov. 13th – Instructor: Elizabeth McBurney

The Legal Environment of Human Resource Management Thurs., Nov. 14th – Instructor: Megan Martin

Toward Diversity in the Workplace Thurs., Nov. 14th – Instructor: Elizabeth McBurney

Advanced Track - Level 2 Classes  

  Ethical Use of Power Wed., Nov. 13th – Instructor: Dr. Galia Cohen

  Managing Change & Conflict Thurs., Nov. 14th – Instructor: Dr. Galia Cohen


Continuing Education Classes 

  • Finance Certification – Capital Improvement Program Wed. and Thurs. Nov. 13th and 14th (2 days) – Instructor: Tracy Arner


Friday, November 15, 2019 - 8:00 am to 10:00 am                                                                                                                                  

 Job Misery and Employee Engagement - Dr. Galia Cohen  

**  Please note that after July 1, 2017 new members/first time conference attendees must take the Foundations of Public Human Resource Management class before taking other classes.  The Foundations class is only offered at the Spring or Fall conferences. 


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Future Conference Dates and Locations**


Mid-Year Conference 2020 - February 26-27, 2020 - The University of Georgia Gwinnett Campus - 2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, GA

Spring Conference June 9-12, 2020 - Savannah Marriott Riverfront - 100 General McIntosh Blvd., Savannah, GA

Fall Conference November 17-20, 2020 - Great Wolf Lodge - 150 Tom Hall Parkway, LaGrange, GA


** Please note:  Dates and locations are subject to possible change










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