Embark Georgia Leadership Conference
The 2022 Embark Georgia Leadership Conference will be a two-day in person event hosted at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education on the campus of the University of Georgia. The conference is designed to bring together professionals and students to build relationships, share information, and increase educational opportunities for young people who have experienced foster care and/or homelessness.
Embark Georgia is a statewide network of support for young people who have experienced foster care and/or homelessness and are enrolled or interested in attending any postsecondary educational institution in Georgia, is hosted at the JW Fanning Institute for Leadership Development at the University of Georgia.
Speakers will include statewide and national leaders in the areas of higher education, child welfare, and K-12 education along with young people with lived experience.
Event Date:Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Location:UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
October 25, 2022 – Day 1
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.: Registration
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.: Opening Session
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.: First set of Breakout Sessions
2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Break
2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Second set of Breakout Sessions
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Reception
October 26, 2022 – Day 2
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.: Continental breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.: Third set of Breakout Sessions
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 p.m.: Fourth set of Breakout Sessions
10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Luncheon Reception
Event Cancellation Policies:
(1) A cancellation received by 5:00 p.m. ET on or before October 18, 2022, will be refunded, minus a $35 processing fee. No refunds will be issued thereafter; substitutions will be allowed. (2) To change or cancel your registration, call (706) 542-7493, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET. (3) If an event is cancelled for any reason, the UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel will not be responsible for any charges related to travel.
You can reserve a hotel room using room group code 94900 until October 5, 2022. After that date, please call the Georgia Center to request a hotel room with block code 94900. If a room is available, you will receive the group rate.
Please Note: You must reserve a room, if needed, and register for the conference separately. Please use the red REGISTER ONLINE button to register for the conference.
To change or cancel your hotel reservation, call (800) 884-1381 or (706) 542-2134.
Program Contact Information:
The Georgia Center
If you require special services, contact Vanessa Farley by October 18, 2022.
Dietary restrictions should be indicated on the registration form or during the registration process.