Immunize Georgia Conference

Making Every Connection Count

Join us for the 24th Annual Immunize Georgia Conference held at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26 to learn the latest recommendations and best practices in immunization services.

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24th Annual Immunize Georgia Conference FAQs

Below is a collection of frequently asked questions when it comes to our annual Immunize Georgia conference.  For detailed answers to each, please scroll below the list of questions.  You'll notice some questions are linked to another page on our website. For any questions not addressed, please feel free to call us at 470-419-8666 or email us at ImmunizeGeorgia@golin.com.


GENERAL CONFERENCE QUESTIONS

When is the conference?

Unfortunately, due to Hurricane Irma and conflicts with Election Day, the conference is rescheduled to THURSDAY OCTOBER 26, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration and check-in starts as early as 7:00 a.m.

Where is the conference?

Columbus Georgia Convention & Trade Center
801 Front Ave
Columbus, GA 31901

How much does the conference cost?

MD and PharmD - $150

General Admission - $75

Students - $50 (Students will receive a certificate of attendance instead of credit hours)

 

How much is parking?

Parking is complementary.

 

Do you have an agenda you can send me?

Yes, click here!

 

Does this include any meals?

Your conference fee covers a continental breakfast, lunch and snacks in the morning and afternoon. You can specify dietary restrictions on the registration form.

 

Where should I stay? (or any hotel related question)

We are currently negotiating new hotel blocks.

 


REGISTRATION QUESTIONS

How do I register for the conference?

In the navigation bar to the left or on top of this webpage, click "register" and sign up online. You can pay by credit card directly online or mail a check.  

 

The website isn’t working, can I register by phone?

Yes.  Please call us at 470-419-8666 to register by phone. 

 

What if I need to change something on my registration form?

Please DO NOT register multiple times. Call us at 470-419-8666 or email ImmunizeGeorgia@golin.com

 

I did not get an email confirmation for my registration but have to submit something to my employer, what can I do?

We have to manually send confirmations, so we like to do it all at once the week before the conference. We are happy to send you/your employer one immediately, just ask us. Please call us at 470-419-8666 or email us at ImmunizeGeorgia@golin.com.

 

I've missed the deadline for online registration, can I still attend?

Unfortunately, this year we can NOT accept walk-up registrations on the day of the conference. Please make sure to register in advance.

 

Are there continuing education credits available for this conference?

Yes! 

NURSES: We have been approved for 5.33 nursing contact hours.

PHARMACY: This program is approved for up to 6.25 hours of continuing pharmacy education for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. In order to receive credit, participants must attend the full session, participate in the active learning, and obtain a session code at the conclusion of the activity. No partial credit will be awarded. Follow the instructions provided at the conference for full information on claiming your CE credit. ACPE Universal Activity Number 0014-9999-17-038-L01-P [pharmacists] and 0014-9999-17-038-L01-T [technicians]. Deadline to claim credit is October 30, 2017.

MDs: The Medical Center of Central Georgia designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Medical Center of Central Georgia and Georgia Department of Public Health.. The Medical Center of Central Georgia is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

For all other attendees:

The Georgia Department of Public Health plans to issue certificates of completion for all other attendees of the 24th Annual Immunize Georgia Conference.  These certificates will be emailed to the addresses provided on your registration forms in mid-October.


PAYMENT QUESTIONS:

How do I register and pay?

Go to www.ImmunizeGeorgia.com/register . Once you submit registration, you'll see a button to click through to our payment portal. If you are paying by check, then you are done.

 

I closed the window on accident, can I still pay by credit card?

Yes. Please do not register again. Use this link to go straight to our payment portal page at www.ImmunizeGeorgia.com/pay-online. **Note: If you are paying for multiple registrants, please call us to pay over the phone at 470-419-8666.

 

I changed my mind about the conference, can I cancel or send someone else in my place?

If you completed a registration form but have not paid, simply call or email us at ImmunizeGeorgia@golin.com with your name and affiliation and we will cancel your registration. Unfortunately, if you have already paid, we do not issue refunds; However, you can send someone else in your place. Please email or call us with the name of the person attending in your place.

 

If I pay by check, where do I mail it to?

Please make all checks payable to Golin and mail to our new address. Checks must be mailed by Sept 6.

Immunize Georgia
1375 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 175N
Atlanta, GA30309

**Please include the name(s) of the registrants when you mail in the check so we know who the payment is for.**

 

Is it too late to mail in a check?

We need all checks IN HAND by Friday, September 8, so if you have not mailed it by Wednesday, September 6, then please bring the check with you to the conference. There will be a "registered and unpaid" line.

 

How do I know you received my payment?

The week prior to the conference, we will begin sending email confirmations whether we received your payment. If we do not receive your payment IN HAND by Friday, September 8, we'll ask that you bring your check to the conference and hand it to us in person. Please call us at 470-419-8666if you have any questions.

 

I don't see an answer to my question, who can I call?

Please feel free to call us at 470-419-8666 or email ImmunizeGeorgia@golin.com.

 


EXHIBITOR QUESTIONS

Tell me about the conference

The Georgia Department of Public Health’s Immunize Georgia Conference is dedicated to providing the very latest updates and best practice strategies for the standards for immunization.  It will be held Friday, September 15, 2017 at the Columbus Georgia Convention & Trade Center. We have grown the conference from a handful of loyal followers to around 450 attendees that consist of private and public health professionals (physicians, pharmacists, pharmacy techs, nurses (LPNs, RNs, school nurses) ob/gyns, students and many others.)  We have two levels available to exhibit at the conference, and I am happy to email the info to you.  To register visit Immunizegeorgia.com/register or call me at 470-419-8666

 

What are the fees to exhibit?

We have two levels available to exhibit at the conference. We are happy to email the info to you just give us a call at 470-419-8666 or email us at immunizegeorgia@golin.com.  

 

Can we have more than two booth attendees?

Yes, but only two are included in your exhibitor booth package.  All others must register and pay separately as attendees.

 

How do I register?

To register visit Immunizegeorgia.com/register or call me at 470-419-8666

 

How do I know where to load/unload or ship packages?

We are happy to email the info to you just give us a call at 470-419-8666 or email us at immunizegeorgia@golin.com.

 

Do I get to choose where my booth is?

Level two exhibitors get first pick of locations the week before the conference.  All others are first come, first served.

 

Can I have a list of attendees?

Unfortunately, we do not provide vendors with our attendee lists, but you have have sign up sheets, raffles etc. at your booth.

 

Can I do a raffle at my booth?

Sure! As long as the winner is announced at your booth or later over the phone (not in the ballroom/educational area.

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