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2023 GEMSA Directors & Leadership Conference

March 29-31, 2023
(New Wednesday-Friday Conference Days)

Legacy Lodge & Conference Center at Lake Lanier
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA 30518

Schedule Overview:

Tuesday, March 28 pm - Annual EMS Awards Reception - Buy a ticket here
(This is separate from a conference registration. Award finalists will be announced in Jan. 2023.)

Wednesday, March 29 - Registration/Exhibits open at 10:30 am
Wednesday, March 29 - Opening session starts at 12 pm
Thursday, March 30 - Sessions from 8 am - 5 pm
Friday, March 31 - Conference ends at 12 pm

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.

We will have more than 45 exhibitors on-site displaying their products and services that can help make your job easier. Make plans to attend today!
View a complete list of our sponsors here.

Online Registration

  • Online registration is now closed as we prepare for the event. You can still register on-site at the event.


Download the 2023 GEMSA Directors & Leadership Conference brochure to view a schedule of events, sponsors, session descriptions, speaker biographies, and more.  


Register using the link above.

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 15, 2023 - Early Registration Deadline
    (price increases by $50 on March 16)
  • March 15, 2023 - Cancellation Deadline

  • March 22, 2023 - Payment Deadline
    (To confirm your attendance, you must pay online or send your payment to the GEMSA office on or before this date.)
  • March 22, 2023 - Online registration deadline
    (after this date, you must register on-site)

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received in either writing or online by March 15, 2023 will receive a refund less a $50.00 administrative fee. NO REFUNDS after March 15, 2023.

Conference Rates 

$225 - GEMSA Member
$275 - Non-Member (includes a one-year GEMSA  membership in the providers or educators division.)
$150 - Student Rate (must submit Instructor Confirmation)

Standard Conference Registration includes lectures on March 29, 30 and 31; continental breakfast, lunch and dinner - March 30 & continental breakfast - March 31.

The earlybird deadline is March 15, and prices will increase $50 after that date.

Day Rates

$75 - Wednesday, March 29
$150 - Thursday, March 30
$75 - Friday, March 31
All payments must be received in the GEMSA office by  March 22 to confirm your attendance at the conference.  Please mail your payment or make sure to pay online on or before March 22.


The host hotel is:
Legacy Lodge & Conference Center at Lake Lanier
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA 30518

Hotel room deadline: Feb. 24, 2023

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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