Annual Conference

2015 Georgia Fire Service Conference

September 16 – 19, 2015
Jekyll Island Convention Center – Jekyll Island, GA

The Georgia Fire Service Conference is returning to Jekyll Island in 2015! This conference has not taken place at Jekyll Island since 2003.  Prior to 2003, GSFA had a history of holding its Annual Conference at Jekyll Island as far back at 1964. A lot has changed around Jekyll Island over the years – visit www.jekyllisland.com to see whats new!

 


 

AGENDA
Draft Agenda

REGISTRATION FEES AND DETAILS:

Registration is required for the conference as well as any pre-conference classes you’d like to attend.

  • GSFA / GAFC Member Attendee Registration: $205
  • Non-Member Attendee Registration: $250
  • Spouse Registration: $125
  • Retiree Registration: $100
  • Pre-Conference Class: $35

Registration Link – use this link to register online. Paper versions of the registration forms can be found here.

Registration confirmations will be sent by email – be sure to include an email address on your registration form.

Exhibitor Info:
The Exhibit Show, held in conjunction with the conference, will take place on Thursday, September 17th: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. and Friday, September 18th:  9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

2015 Fire Service Conference Exhibitor Info

2015 Georgia Fire Service Conference Exhibit Show Reservation Link

Click here to view the Exhibit Hall Layout Diagram.

*booth space is available if color coded GREEN; unavailable if color coded RED

FREE Exhibit Hall Pass
Fire service personnel – unable to attend the entire 2015 Georgia Fire Service Conference but want to attend the Exhibit Hall?
Bring this pass to the Jekyll Island Convention Center on Friday, September 18th from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. to gain FREE access to the exhibit hall.

HOTEL INFORMATION:
Attendees are asked to make hotel reservations directly with their hotel of choice.

Holiday Inn Resort
912-635-2211
www.hijklresort.com
Rates from $145 – $235

Quality Inn
912-635-2202
www.jekyllislandquality.com
Rates from $94 – $119

The Westin
912-635-4545
www.westinjekyllisland.com
Rate: $199 – $239

The Hampton Inn
912-635-3733
www.jekyllislandhamptoninn.com
Rates from $159-$179

Villas by the Sea Resort
912-635-2521
www.villasbythesearesort.com
WillRates from $99 – $229

ANNUAL CONFERENCES HELD

YEAR HELDLOCATIONPRESIDENT
2014MACON-BIBB COUNTYLANIER SWAFFORD, DAWSON COUNTY
2013ALBANYLANIER SWAFFORD, DAWSON COUNTY
2012DALTONSCOTT CARTER, CARTERSVILLE
2011COLUMBUS SCOTT CARTER, CARTERSVILLE
2010SAVANNAHTHAD DIXON, SAVANNAH
2009ATHENSTHAD DIXON, SAVANNAH
2008MACONWAYNE HADDEN, GRADY CO
2007SAVANNAHWAYNE HADDEN, GRADY CO
2006LAKE LANIER (HALL CO)JOHNNY CRAWLEY, THOMSON
2005VALDOSTAJOHNNY CRAWLEY, THOMSON
2004ATHENSTOMMY WHITAKER, AMERICUS
2003JEKYLL ISLANDTOMMY WHITAKER, AMERICUS
2002SAVANNAHGORDON HENDERSON, ROME
2001COLUMBUSGORDON HENDERSON, ROME
2000VALDOSTANORRIS BENNETT, FORSYTH CO
1999ATLANTA (JOINTNORRIS BENNETT, FORSYTH CO
1997JEKYLL ISLANDRANDALL WINDHAM, WARNER ROBINS
1996JEKYLL ISLANDJAMES BAILEY, BARTOW CO
1995COLUMBUSJAMES BAILEY, BARTOW CO
1994MACONDENNIS ATKINS, AUGUSTA
1993CALLOWAY GARDENSDENNIS ATKINS, AUGUSTA
1992AUGUSTAI. W. HARPER, GARDEN CITY
1991JEKYLL ISLANDI. W. HARPER, GARDEN CITY
1990SAVANNAHFRANK SORRELLS, COBB CO
1989JEKYLL ISLANDFRANK SORRELLS, COBB CO
1988GWINNETT COUNTYROBERT NORTON, ROCKDALE CO
1987COLUMBUSROBERT NORTON, ROCKDALE CO
1986JEKYLL ISLANDLARRY SHARPLESS, CENTERVILLE
1985MACONLYNN PHILLIPS, ROSWELL
1984ROMELYNN PHILLIPS, ROSWELL
1983JEKYLL ISLANDEDWARD BARRETT, COBB CO
1982ATHENSJOE COLLINS, MACON
1981AUGUSTAJOE COLLINS, MACON
1980JEKYLL ISLANDPETE GUNN, WHITFIELD CO
1979SAVANNAHENNIS HAGIN, TRAVIS FIELD
1978MACONDONALD OWENS, DEKALB CO
1977JEKYLL ISLANDDONALD OWENS, DEKALB CO
1976JEKYLL ISLANDJAMES DEESE, AUGUSTA
1975ATLANTAROBERT HAMMOND, FOREST PARK
1974JEKYLL ISLANDGEORGE HOPE, GAINESVILLE
1973JEKYLL ISLANDGEORGE HOPE, GAINESVILLE
1972MARIETTAJACK BEASLEY, MACON
1971JEKYLL ISLANDA.ÿÿÿ P. BLACK, ATLANTA
1970JEKYLL ISLANDDEWEY FOSTER, VALDOSTA
1969SAVANNAHR. M. WILKIE, AUGUSTA
1968AUGUSTALEONARD PITTS, GRIFFIN
1967MACONTOM NICHOLS, BRUNSWICK
1966JEKYLL ISLANDWILLIAM CONDON, ATHENS
1965JEKYLL ISLANDJ. L. EVANS, SAVANNAH
1964JEKYLL ISLANDDUDLEY MARTIN, DEKALB CO
1963AUGUSTAJ. K. HARRISON, ST SIMONS
1962ATLANTAJ. L. QUINN, COLUMBUS
1961ALBANYE.E. MOODY, ALBANY
1960SAVANNAHW. E. WALKER, MACON
1959ST. SIMONSC. G. BURKETT, DOUGLAS
1958MACONCHARLES BROWN, AUGUSTA
1957AUGUSTAS. E. SIMONTON, GRIFFIN
1956SAVANNAHR. E. SPENCE, GAINESVILLE
1955ST. SIMONSR. M. ADAMS, BAINBRIDGE
1954COLUMBUSHOWARD SCHAFFER, MARIETTA
1953MACONHOWARD SCHAFFER, MARIETTA
1952MACONHOWARD SCHAFFER, MARIETTA
*1998AUGUSTA (JOINT)RANDALL WINDHAM, WARNER ROBINS
*1998Began Joint Conferencewith Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs)