2019 GIS of Alabama Conference | AUM

2019 GIS of Alabama Conference

2019 GISA Conference Agenda

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

  • Registration
    • Registration for the 2019 GISA Conference is now open.
  • Registration Fees:
    • $100 Early Bird Registration if paid by March 8, 2019
    • $125 Registration if paid after March 8, 2019
    • On-site registration will be available
  • Questions

PAYMENT METHODS

Jaime Lambert
Alabama Geographic Information Office
201 South Union Street, Suite 300
Montgomery, AL 36104

GISA REFUND POLICY

The GISA registration fee will not apply, or will be refunded in full, if cancellation request is sent to and confirmed in writing by the Alabama Geographic Information Office before March 22, 2019.  Please send all cancellation requests in writing via e-mail to Jaime.Lambert@alea.govAfter March 22, 2019, the full registration fee will be applicable for all registrants.  This includes all “no show’s” or un-cancelled registrations.  Requests for staff substitutions or exemptions due to emergency circumstances also should be sent to Jaime Lambert.

Conference Agenda

HOTEL INFORMATION

Hilton Garden Inn Orange Beach Beachfront
23092 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

(251) 974-1600
Conference Rate: King Room $159/Double Queen Room $159 per night, booked by 3/9/19
GROUP CODE: GISA Group Rate link for Hilton Garden

Hotel Indigo
22843 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Group Reservations by phone: (251) 981-1737 option “0”

Conference Rates: Standard King $129/Std. Two Queens $149/King Suite $169/King Suite w Balcony $189, by 3/13/19
GROUP CODE: GISA Group Rate link for Hotel Indigo. Once the booking window opens, click on “Book Online”. Enter your check-in and check-out dates, then click “Book”.

SpringHill Suites at the Wharf Orange Beach
4673 Wharf Parkway West
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 943-6600

Conference Rate: $115 per night, booked by 3/17/19
GROUP CODE: GISA Group Rate link for Springhill Suites

Staybridge Suites Gulf Shores
3947 Highway 59
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 975-1030

http://www.staygulfshoresal.com/
Conference Rate: Studio Queen Suite $89/One-Bedroom Suite $109 per night, booked by 3/8/19
GROUP NAME: Geographical Information Systems GROUP CODE: GEO

SPONSOR INFORMATION

The Alabama Geographic Information Office would like to extend an invitation to your company to be a part of the 2019 GIS of Alabama (GISA) Conference.  This year’s event will be held April 9-10, 2019, in Orange Beach, AL at the Orange Beach Event Center.  New this year, we are going to combine our Annual Social Dinner with the Sponsor Reception, that will include heavy hors d’oeuvres and sponsor giveaways!  The reception will be on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.  This will be a great opportunity for the conference attendees to interact with sponsors.  Please let us know as soon as possible if you are interested, as space is very limited!

Our 2019 Sponsor Opportunities include:

  • Platinum Sponsorships (Sponsor Reception) - $2,000   Each Platinum Sponsorship includes a speaking opportunity, access to the attendee list prior to the conference, three (3) complimentary conference registrations, one (1) 6 foot tabletop display in the GISA Sponsor Exhibit Area, logo recognition at the Sponsor Reception, prominent sponsor logo recognition during the conference, and recognition in the GISA Conference program.
  • Gold Sponsorships (Breakfast or Lunch) - $1,000    Each Gold Sponsorship includes two (2) complimentary conference registrations, one (1) 6 foot tabletop display in the GISA Sponsor Exhibit Area, logo recognition at the sponsored breakfast or lunch, prominent sponsor logo recognition during the conference, and recognition in the GISA Conference program. 
  • Silver Sponsorships (Break) - $750   Each Silver Sponsorship includes, two (2) complimentary conference registrations, one (1) 6 foot table in GISA Sponsor Exhibit Area, logo recognition at the sponsored breaks, and recognition in the GISA Conference program.
  • Bronze Sponsorships - $500   Each Bronze Sponsorship includes one (1) complimentary conference registration, (1) 6 foot table in GISA Sponsor Exhibit Area, and recognition in the GISA Conference program. 

HOW TO SUBMIT SPONSOR PARTICIPATION

Please contact Jaime Lambert, at 334-517-2559 or Jaime.Lambert@alea.gov, to submit sponsor participation or for any questions you may have.  Once your sponsorship has been confirmed, please fill out the attached form and return to Jaime Lambert, along with your payment.

GISA 2019 Sponsorship Agreement

2019 Sponsor Area Schedule

Monday, April 8, 2019

3:00 – 5:00 PM

On-Site Registration and Sponsor Display Set Up

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

7:30 – 8:30 AM

Sponsored Breakfast/Exhibit Area Opens/Packet Pick Up

8:30 AM

10:00 – 10:30 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Sponsored Break

12:00 – 1:30 PM

Sponsored Lunch

3:30 - 3:45 PM

Sponsored Break

5:00 PM

Sponsor Reception: Hors d’oeuvers and Sponsor Giveaways

 

**Lunch and Sponsor Reception will be in the same room as Exhibit Area.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

7:30 – 8:30 AM

8:30 AM

9:45 – 10:15 AM

Sponsored Breakfast/Exhibit Area Opens

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Sponsored Break

11:45 – 1:00 PM

Lunch on Your Own

1:00 – 5:00 PM       

Afternoon Sessions/Sponsor Display Break Down

 

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