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2020 GEMSA Directors & Leadership Conference

Notice: The 2020 GEMSA Directors & Leadership Conference March 23-25 at Lake Lanier was cancelled due to health concerns.  Attendees  had the option for a refund, or we can transfer the registration to a future conference.

March 23-25, 2020
Legacy Lodge & Conference Center at Lake Lanier
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA 30518

Whether you are an EMS Director, department manager, shift supervisor, or anyone with the responsibility of leading a team of people, the GEMSA Directors & Leadership Conference is the place for you! This conference provides two valuable days of thought-provoking sessions along with the opportunity to network with other EMS professionals and industry leaders.

New features for the 2020 conference include: hands-on interactive sessions, group discussions, case studies, breakouts, and multi-faceted lecturers and subject matter experts who will challenge you and provide tools to exponentially enhance your leadership expertise.


See our complete list of sponsors here.


Download the 2020 GEMSA Directors & Leadership Conference brochure to view a schedule of events, sponsors, session descriptions, speaker biographies, and more.  



Due to limited seating and meal preparations, for the Lunch & Learn Sessions, you will need to pre-register for the one you want to attend. See descriptions here.

Please note: members must login in the upper right to view the member prices.   (If you don't have a password, go to the login screen and click on "forgot my password". This will e-mail you instructions on how to create one.) If you have trouble, contact the GEMSA office.

Conference Deadlines

  • March 6, 2020 - Early Registration Deadline
    (price increases by $50 on March 7)
  • March 6, 2020 - Cancellation Deadline
  • March 13, 2020 - Payment Deadline
    (To confirm your attendance, you must pay online or send your payment to the GEMSA office on or before this date.)
  • March 13, 2020 -Online registration deadline
    (after this date, you must register on-site)

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received in either writing or online by March 6, 2020 will receive a refund less a $40.00 administrative fee. NO REFUNDS after March 6, 2020.

Conference Rates 

$200 - GEMSA Member
$250 - Non Member (includes one year of membership)

Standard Conference Registration includes lectures on March 23, 24, and 25; continental breakfast, lunch and dinner - March 24 & continental breakfast - March 25

The earlybird deadline is March 6, and prices will increase $50 after that date.

Day Rates

$75 - Monday, March 23
$150 - Tuesday, March 24
$75 - Wednesday, March 25
All payments must be received in the GEMSA office by March 13 to confirm your attendance at the conference.  Please mail your payment or make sure to pay online on or before March 13.


The host hotel in 2020 is:
Legacy Lodge & Conference Center at Lake Lanier

7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA 30518

Learn more and make a reservation here.

The mission of the Georgia Emergency Medical Services Association is to advocate for the emergency medical provider, develop educational programs, liaison activities, provider benefit programs, and improvements to the Emergency Medical Service System in Georgia.

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