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2017 Presenter, Payment & Cancellation Policies
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Registration Completion  |  Purchase Orders  |  Cancellations and Refunds  |  Presenter Policy  |  Questions

Call for Proposals

  • The Call for Proposals is now closed.  Notifications of acceptance will be emailed by the end of July.

Registration Completion

  • Please be sure to have all selections and information available as the registration form cannot be saved.
  • Once submitted, registrations cannot be edited and any changes must be processed by the Executive Office.
  • Membership renewal is available during the registration process if needed for members maintaining the same membership type. * * If you are changing membership types (student to professional, professional to retired), you must renew your membership at the new membership type, logout of your account, and then log in again to ensure the correct conference rate applies.
  • If meeting the payment deadlines presents a challenge, please contact the GSCA Office at
  • Payment in full is required for entrance into the conference.  

Purchase Orders

Purchase orders cannot be provided as a promise to pay in order to gain entry to this conference. If you have not paid upon arriving at conference, regardless of whether a purchase order has been sent, you will be asked to provide a personal credit card.

Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellations made prior to the Early Bird registration deadline are allowed without penalty. Cancellations between the Early Bird and the Advanced registration deadline will be subject to a 25% processing and administrative fee.

No cancellations of ancillary registration items (such as t-shirt, boxed lunches) are allowed after the Early Bird deadline.

No cancellation and/or refund requests are granted after the Advanced registration deadline. Appeals for exception to this policy for extreme circumstances such as death in the family, car accident, jury duty, etc. must be received by the close of the event and will be reviewed by the Executive Committee after the event with decision notification being sent within 30 days of the last day of the event.

All cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing via email to, fax to (404) 393-9506, or US mail to 1827 Powers Ferry Road, Bldg 14, Suite 100, Atlanta, Georgia 30339.

Refunds will be not be given to individuals whose fees have been paid by their school systems; these refunds will be sent directly to the school system.

No-shows at the event will be charged the full fee. Cancellations must be in writing.

Presenter Policy

GSCA places a high value on the skill and expertise of its presenters, and views their participation as integral to the success of the conference. GSCA strongly encourages presenters to attend and participate for the entirety of the conference. As such, all presenters are required to register for the conference. The Content Chair may grant waivers in this policy if the request and rationale is received by the Early Bird registration deadline.

Individuals who have not registered and paid for the conference, or submitted an appeal to the Content Chair, by the Early Bird registration deadline are subject to removal from the conference schedule.

Additionally, Presenters who do not show up for their scheduled session and do not provide notification to the Content Chair or President may be subject to barring from future programs.

As a reminder to all presenters, GSCA prohibits the use of selling or marketing company and / or products during presentations. The presentations are dedicated to the sharing of innovative ideas and strategies, strengthening learning objectives, and providing opportunities for audience participation.


If you have any questions regarding your registration, please contact the GSCA office. 

You can reach us at 888-455-0997 or A staff member will respond within one business day (24 hours). 

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