November 6-10

Social Events

Welcome Reception (Monday evening)

A welcome reception will be held 6:00-8:00pm on Monday, November 6 in the Oakmont Junior Ballroom.


Banquet Reception and Conference Dinner (Thursday evening)

On Thursday, November 9 the banquet reception will be held at 6:30pm in Salons ABC, followed by the banquet at 7:30pm also in Salons ABC. All conference registrants and ticket-holding guests are encouraged to attend the banquet which will include recognition of the GEC Student Excellence Award and Poster Awards and will feature musical entertainment.

The cost of the banquet is included in the registration fee. An Accompanying Person ticket is $225 if purchased by October 27, or on-site for $275. This ticket includes the Welcome Reception, 3 lunches (Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday), the banquet reception, and conference dinner, but no coffee breaks.

A single guest welcome reception ticket can be purchased for $60 and a single guest banquet ticket (reception and dinner) can be purchased for $100. These additional tickets must be purchased at the GEC registration desk on-site through Tuesday, November 7.

Attendees of the scientific sessions and coffee breaks are required to be a conference registrant.