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2020 Virtual Spring Conference
Although we are not meeting in Florida for our 2020 Spring Conference; the show must go on. We are ready to deliver, important elements of the Conference virtually including Committee Meetings, the Annual Business Meeting, and conference presentations by noted experts, authors, and leaders.
Committee and Task Force Meetings
Committees and Task Forces will meet virtually on Thursday, April 23, 2020 starting at 2:00 PM Eastern Time. Committee Chairs will be sending meeting invitations and agendas with support material to all Committee members.
Our Committees Include:
Business Practices Committee
CoMET Business Committee
Diversity and Inclusion Task Force
Emerging Issues and Trends Committee
Emerging Leaders Class
Environmental Business Committee
Geotechnical Business Committee
Legal Affairs Committee
Peer Review Committee
Resource Collaboration Committee
If you are not already a member: Join A Committee
GBA will host its annual Business Meeting during which our current President Arthur G. Hoffmann, P.E., D.GE. and our President-Elect Kenneth R. Johnson will share their thoughts on GBA and its role in helping members manage risk and optimize performance during these challenging times. This is also the time where we officially elect and transition to our new Board of Directors.
Please plan on attending this important meeting on Friday, April 24, 2020 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time.
Register in advance for this meeting: Annual Business Meeting
Full Schedule: 2020 Virtual Spring Conference
Conference Presentations – Spring Educational Series
We are offering our outstanding conference content on April 27-May 1, 2020 as our Conference theme “RESILIENCE: Preparing for the Next Downturn” has become more-timely than ever. All GBA Members are welcome to join these free webinars and earn professional development hours. A schedule of presentations and registration information is presented below.
Access GBA's 2020 Spring Educational Flyer
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 12:00PM - 1:30PM Eastern Time
The Return of the Economist: The Impact of the Unprecedented COVID-19 Supply Shock
Anirban Basu, MPP, MA, JD - Chairman and CEO (Sage Policy Group, Inc.)
Register in advance for: The Impact of the Unprecedented COVID-19 Supply Shock
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Eastern Time)
Planning, Preparing and Executing for the Looming Recession
Lee James, CPA, CBI, CMC®, F.GBA (Lee James & Associates, Inc.)
Register in advance for: Planning for the Looming Recession
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Eastern Time)
Negotiate It! How to Crush Your Fears, Develop your Negotiation Muscle, and Gain Power in the Workplace
E. Lynn Price, J.D. (Lynn Price Consulting, LLC)
Register in advance for: Negotiate It!
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Eastern Time)
Recession Tune-up (Overhaul)
Guy Marcozzi, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, F.ASCE (Duffield Associates, Inc.)
Register in advance for: Recession Tune-up (Overhaul)
Friday, May 1, 2020 - 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Eastern Time)
Gripped by COVID-19: An Economic and Geopolitical Outlook Past the Media Headlines
Bernard Baumohl, Chief Global Economist (The Economic Outlook Group, LLC)
Register in advance for: An Economic and Geopolitical Outlook Past the Media Headlines
Full Details Here: Access GBA’s 2020 Spring Education Flyer
GBA Launches Extensive Member Survey
On March 30, 2020, you were asked to participate in an extremely important survey that addresses the image of our association and the needs of geoprofessional practitioners like you. Your feedback is critical to helping prepare GBA’s 2023 Strategic Plan, improve the programs, services, and materials we offer to all geoprofessionals in private practice.
Please check your e-mail for a message sent on March 30, 2020 titled “The Geoprofessional Business Association Wants Your Opinion.”
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