Frequently Asked Questions
When is it?
GCLC 2013 is Saturday, February 9.
How long is the conference?
The conference lasts from 9:00 AM - 5:15 PM. You will not want to miss a moment as you experience all we have to offer throughout the day.
Who attends this conference?
We have dozens of collegiate institutions ranging from local community colleges to national universities in attendance every year. The student attendees are very friendly, outgoing, and are all eager to learn more about leadership.
What is it?
A day-long leadership conference at the University of Georgia's Athens campus. A full day of keynote speakers, student and advisor-geared leadership workshops, and networking opportunities awaits you at GCLC 2013!
What is the activation energy theme all about?
In chemistry, activation energy is the small input of energy that sets off a massive chain reaction. In life, leaders are that small input of energy; we are the few who inspire the many to take the initiative and bring widespread positive change to our campuses, communities, and the world. Be inspiring! Be a catalyst of positive change on your campus! Be a leader! These are the basic ideas behind the 17th Annual Georgia Collegiate Leadership Conference... Activation Energy: The Chemistry of Leadership.
How much is it?
$50 for non-UGA (main campus) students. UGA students pay $10, with opportunities for registered UGA organizations to receive a registration incentive (details coming soon).
How do we register?
Registration is at gclc.uga.edu and opens on November 12, 2012.
When does registration end?
Early bird registration ended Friday, December 14, 2012. Regular registration ends January 18, 2013, and late registration ends January 25, 2013.
What does registration include? Are any meals included?
A full day of speakers and presentations, a keynote speaker, a closing speaker, conference swag, and a great UGA experience are included in your registration costs. Breakfast and lunch are also provided.
What does the day look like?
We are still working on finalizing our schedule for the day, and we will post it as soon as it is confirmed via the GCLC homepage at http://stuorgs.uga.edu/lrt/gclc.html.
How long does check in last?
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM with catered breakfast in Tate Grand Hall for early arrivers!
Who is the keynote speaker?
Our keynote speaker is currently being finalized, but we are excited about bringing such a dynamic speaker to campus! We'll announce it soon on the GCLC website!
Who are the presenters (type of person)?
Presenters include advisors, graduate students, professors, and notable community members from around the University of Georgia campus, Athens, and Atlanta who will present on topics like leadership styles, professional communication, teambuilding, diversity in student organizations, and leadership. Program proposals are now being accepted at http://stuorgs.uga.edu/lrt/gclc/proposal.html.
What travel accommodations are provided? Where can I park?
Free parking is located at the Tate Students Center. The address is 45 Baxter Street, Athens, GA. Hotel accommodations are not provided but a list of hotels in the area is available at http://stuorgs.uga.edu/lrt/gclc.html.
What should I wear?
Business casual attire is recommended for attendees and advisors.
Do I need to bring anything?
Bring your energy, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude! A notebook and pen are also recommended.
What is the case study competition?
The case study is a competition among participating schools in which teams from each school are presented with an issue affecting college campuses and are given compiled research on the issue. They are then asked to develop a feasible and applicable solution to the problem and prsent it to a panel of judges. Winners will receive $300, $200, and $100 cash prizes as well as "bragging rights" for their school and organization. This year's theme is safety on college campuses.
What is LRT?
The Leadership Resource Team is a team of students dedicated to promoting and teaching leadership to the University of Georgia and Athens community. We do this through GCLC, community mentoring programs, community service, campus leadership programming, and personalized leadership counseling. We believe leadership inspires innovation and solves the problems facing the world today.
What is the CSO?
The Center for Student Organizations (CSO) encourages the intellectual and social development of students, individually and through student groups. More than 630 student organizaitons representing a broad range of topics are registered with the CSO.
Where can I get more info?
More information is available on our website at http://stuorgs.uga.edu/lrt/gclc.html.
Who should I contact if I have more questions?
You may contact us via email at email@example.com or our advisors Megan Johnston, Jeff Alexander, or Josh Podvin via telephone at 706-583-5509.