GCIA Annual Membership Meeting

Date & Time
March 28th, 2019 8:30 AM
Holiday Inn Downtown Athens (Google Map)

The Board of Directors of the Georgia Crop Improvement Association invites you to the GCIA Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the Holiday Inn Downtown Athens (197 East Broad Street). Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting will conclude by 4:00 p.m.

Speakers include:

Dr. Janine Sherrier

Professor and Department Head

UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences


Ellen Zimmerman

Director, Member Engagement

American Seed Trade Association


Dr. George Vellidis


UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences


Joseph LaForest

Associate Director

UGA Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystems Health


Dr. Shyam Tallury

The USDA National Plant Germplasm System

Griffin, Georgia


Please contact The Holiday Inn at (706) 549-4433 for hotel reservations. Be sure to mention Group Code “GCP”. The deadline for room reservations is March 18, 2019 for the reserved room block. Please RSVP before close of business March 22, 2019 by calling the GCIA office at (706) 542-2351 or email