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GCDA Mini-Conference 2018

  • Friday, March 16, 2018
  • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Emory University


  • Complimentary registration for guest speakers (code required)
  • Renewed your lapsed membership or joined GCDA for the first time? Use your promo code sent to you to redeem this special rate.
  • Currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students
  • Register at a discount rate to attend the conference and volunteer two hours of time helping introduce guests and setting up conference. Limit to five student volunteers.


GCDA Mini-Conference

"Reimagining Career Development: New Trends and Best Practices"

Program proposals open: visit the conference page for submission instructions. Proposals due January 7, 2018.

An all day professional development opportunity for career development professionals.


Friday, March 16, 2018


Check-In: 8 a.m.


Emory University
Atlanta, GA


4.5 Expected


Before February 9:

Members: $130

Non-members: $145

Students: $50

After February 9:

Members: $145

Non-members: $170

Students: $50

Students: $55

Student Volunteer: $25 (Register at a discount rate to attend the conference and volunteer two hours of time helping introduce guests and setting up conference. Limit to five student volunteers.)

All prices include breakfast, lunch, parking, and CEUs

About the Keynote

Reimagining Career Development: Helping our clients move forward in their career transition  

This interactive and video enhanced presentation will engage participants to examine their own career transitions as they evaluate tips, tools and techniques useful in helping clients navigate a lifetime of transitions.

About the Speaker

Rich Feller Ph.D (richfeller.com) has served as NCDA President, consultant to NASA, UN, NFL, AARP, and international and small companies. Lead trainer for the JCTC/JCDC Coach Certificate held by 8K coaches (http://www.careernetwork.org/Training-Certification-2.cfm ) , and Professor of Counseling and Career Development and University Distinguished Teaching Scholar at Colorado State University he’s co-authored 3 books, 6 film series, and the Who You Are Matters! (onelifetools.com) game. Chief Scientist to www.youscience.com and thought leader for www.lifereimagined.org he’s presented in all 50 States and on six continents.  

Schedule at a Glance

 Check-in/Breakfast/Introductions:  8:00AM-9:00AM
 Keynote:  9:00AM-10:30AM
 Break/Networking:  10:30AM-10:45AM
 Breakout Session #1 (choose one) 10:45AM-11:45AM
 Lunch 11:45PM-12:45PM
 Breakout Session #2

 Break/Networking 1:45PM-2:00PM
 Breakout Session #3 2:00PM-3:00PM
 Closing and Conference Adjourns 3:00PM

Program Details

Program information to be posted after review and approval of program submissions.

Travel Information

Parking and Directions: Free parking will be available for all attendees


We welcome constituents from all across the region to the GCDA Mini Conference! The following hotels are a only short (5-10 minute) drive from the site of the conference:

Holiday Inn Express Atlanta Ne - I-85 Clairmont

Address: 2920 Clairmont Rd, Atlanta, GA 30329

The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

Address: 7 Concourse Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30328

Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Perimeter Center

Address: 1501 Lake Hearn Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30319

Hampton Inn Atlanta-Perimeter Center

Address: 769 Hammond Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30328

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