Conference Mission

To create and effectively operate an annually occurring Georgia Environmental Conference providing fresh, new, high value, well-balanced, diverse and relevant educational content with positive impact on current and future practitioners and the environment of Georgia and the Southeast region.

Conference Participant Mission

To meaningfully and significantly engage in all of the Breakout, General, Exhibitor, and Networking sessions at the annually occurring Georgia Environmental Conference – focusing on the exchange of fresh, new, high value, well-balanced, diverse and relevant thoughts and ideas with positive impact on current and future practitioners and the environment of Georgia and the Southeast region.

General Information

The Annual Georgia Environmental Conference is the largest, most comprehensive and diverse educational opportunity and will be attended by over 700 Local, State, and Federal Government Officials, Business and Industry Leaders, Attorneys, Consultants, Engineers, Developers, Land Owners, Architects, Agribusiness Leaders, Energy Experts, Water Planning Districts, Universities, Public Health Officials, Solid Waste, Enviro-Tech, and Recycling Experts, and many, many others with a strong interest in environmental activities in Georgia and the Southeast region.

Over the three-day event, GEC will host an elite group of environmental professionals seeking to exchange knowledge and share ideas around environmental concerns in Georgia and across the Southeast region. The curriculum, designed and developed by our 50-member Steering Committee, offers more than 50 unique courses, allowing attendees to design their own personalized curriculum by selecting nine educational breakout sessions, while receiving approved Continuing Education credits (if applicable). With the combined efforts of the state’s leading environmental organizations, the Annual Georgia Environmental Conference has proven to be a valued educational requirement focused on Sustaining the Future for the People of Georgia and the Southeast region.

The conference will be held at the LEED Certified Jekyll Island Convention Center. Jekyll Island is located on Georgia’s east coast, southeast of Atlanta and Macon (294 and 211 miles, respectively) and north of Jacksonville (74 miles).