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The GWCA Board looks forward to welcoming you to our 2019 Spring GWCA Conference in Jekyll Island!

The GWCA Annual Conference brings together state leaders to discuss Workers' Compensation trends, best practices, and key strategic issues in the Workers' Compensation industry. This is one of our most anticipated events of the year and we look forward to connecting you with our Workers' Compensation community.

As usual, there are several offerings that require separate registrations for this year's event: GWCA Conference, CWCP Re-Certification, Kids' Chance Golf Tournament and new this year, an HR Business Strategy Workshop. Overviews of each, and the conference agenda, are below.

GWCA Conference prices will increase by $50 on May 1st, so register early!
The Westin Jekyll Island ($234 to $274/night)
Book Your Room(s)
You may also call The Westin Jekyll Island at 912-635-4545 (press 1 for reservations) and tell them you are with GWCA or Georgia Workers' Comp Association.
GWCA Conference Registration
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We have a new registration system. Attendees (Members, Non-members and CWCP students) and Sponsorships (that include free attendees) are located on the main page. You can add other sponsorships (those without free attendees) on the second page. Exhibitors registration is at the bottom of the first page.

You will be able to pay by credit card and by check. To pay by check, select that option under Payment Details at checkout and directions on where to mail it will be in your confirmation email.

Register for the GWCA Conference here. Sponsors/Exhibitors upload your hi-res logo here.
CWCP Re-Certification
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GWCA is excited to partner with RMI to offer the CWCP Re-Certification Course during the Spring 2019 GWCA Conference. Please note all attendees registered for the CWCP Re-Certification Course will receive a $100.00 discount on the GWCA registration fee. Attendees wishing to register for the CWCP Re-Certification Class are required to register for this class on the RMI website.

Register for the GWCA Conference here.
Kids' Chance Golf Tournament Registration
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The Georgia Workers' Comp Association Board is excited to announce the 2019 GWCA Conference Kids' Chance Golf Tournament. The mission of Kids' Chance of Georgia, Inc. is to provide educational scholarships to the children of Georgia Workers' who have been seriously or fatally injured. Kids' Chance of Georgia, Inc. is an IRS approved 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Please register for the tournament and select from sponsorship options at their site.

Register for the GWCA Conference here.
GWCA Conference Agenda
NEW THIS YEAR!
HR Business Strategy Workshop


GWCA is pleased to provide this HR Business Strategy Workshop. It will take place during our annual conference at Jekyll Island in June. Attendees will receive 6 HRCI (Human Resources Creditation Institute) CEU's and 6 SHRM PDC's (Society Human Resource Management)  Professional Development Credits.
There are only 30 spaces available, so register soon.

You will register for the GWCA Conference as an HR Business Strategy Workshop Attendee here.


Topics and Speakers

1) Base Topic: Business Ethics and Confidentially
Speaker:  Kristen W. Goodman, Partner
Hall, Arbery, Gilligan, Roberts & Shanlever LLP

2) Base Topic: Neanderthal HR and High Performance Teams
Speaker:  Sue Bingham, Principal, Thought Leader, Master Coach
High performance Workplace Group ( Atlanta)

3) Base Topic: Bottom Line Advantages of Hiring Veterans
Speaker:  Dr. James Wilburn, Director of Military Academic Programs
GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

4) Base Topic: Critical Thinking in/by/for HR: Immersing HR Into All Layers of The Mission
Speaker: C. Todd Ross, Partner
ROSS, BURISS & HANDELMANN, LLC

5) Base Topic:  Branding and Marketing Into All Layers of The Mission
Speaker:  Rushe Hudzinski, MBA, SHRM-SCP, GPHR
Professor of Business Management and Human Resources
SAVANNAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE

6) Base Topic:  Accounting Finance and Business Acumen
Speaker:  Dr. Michael Pahno, DBA
Professor of Accounting
SAVANNAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE