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2017 GMC General Information

Registration

Note, each person attending the conference, including all speakers, must be registered. Pre-registration will be accepted until October 2nd, 2017. The registration fee for the lead speaker of a session is waived, but all co-presenters each must pay the registration fee. For information on how to make payments, and for details on the cost of registration, meals, and lodging -- please see our payment information section.

On-site registration will be available, but pre-registration & pre-payment is STRONGLY advised to avoid standing in line!

Online pre-registration should be available for individuals at www.gctm.org beginning August 5th. Please visit the GCTM website after that date for complete details and instructions!


Meals

Meal reservations must be made during pre-registration. It is not possible to purchase cafeteria meals on site. Please note that while commercial food establishments are not located close to the conference site, a hamburger lunch is available for cash purchase.


Lodging

Lodging reservations for the Rock Eagle cabins can be made during pre-registration. Lodging assignments will be made by gender upon arrival at the reservation desk in the registration area. Groups wishing to share cabins must come together to the reservation desk. The lodging fee is $40 per person, per night and includes linens, towels, soap, and blanket. Checkout time is 11:00 AM.

Numerous overnight accommodations are located within 12-15 miles of Rock Eagle. Individuals must handle their own accommodations off the Rock Eagle campus.


Technology

Please bring any iPhones, tablets, computers, etc. that you want!

Speakers wishing to use a projector should know you'll be using a VGA connector (so bring a dongle if you need it).

Free Wi-Fi will be available in (or immediately near) the cafeteria this year. Beyond that, the availability of a cell phone signal at Rock Eagle has greatly improved over what it has been in the past -- thus providing another option for getting "connected".

You can follow this year's conference on Twitter @gctm_math, and -- if you wish -- feel free to join the conversation on the conference by including the hashtag #2017GCTM in your tweets and Facebook posts.

Miscellaneous

For driving directions to and information about the Rock Eagle 4-H Center, please see www.rockeagle4h.org.

There is no ATM and there are no pay phones at the conference center. Cell phones can still have some sporadic signal availability depending on where you are -- although this have improved somewhat over the past couple of years. In the event of an Emergency between the hours of 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM, call 706-484-2800. From 6:00 PM until 8:00 AM, call the guardhouse at 706-484-2821. Leave a complete message if the guard is away on rounds.

Attire for the conference is very casual (jeans, etc.). Be sure to wear very comfortable walking shoes! It is also suggested that you bring a jacket and umbrella for cool or rainy weather.

We look forward to seeing you at Rock Eagle!


Please direct questions to Tammy Donalson, Conference Board Chair ( t.donalson@grady.k12.ga.us ),
or Takiwi Milton, Conference Coordinator (takiwi.milton@gctm.org).