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==='''2017 Georgia Assistive Technology in Education (GATE) Seminar'''===
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'''Hosted by the Atlanta Metro Assistive Technology Consortia'''
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[https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-gate-seminar-tickets-36880227754 Participant Registration]
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[https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-gate-seminar-exhibitor-registration-registration-36762545764 Exhibitor Registration]
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[http://www.gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/index.php?title=2017_GATE_Exhibitor_Information Exhibitor Information]
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[https://www.facebook.com/gateseminar Follow Us on Facebook]
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='''Date and Location'''=
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'''Friday, December 8, 2017'''
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'''9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST'''
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Georgia Tech Student Center - [http://studentcenter.gatech.edu/explore/map/Pages/default.aspx Map]
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350 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30313
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'''Registration $15'''
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='''Description'''=
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The Georgia Assistive Technology in Education (GATE) Seminar, hosted by the Metro Atlanta Assistive Technology Consortia in collaboration with Tools for Life, Georgia’s Assistive Technology Act Program, is a comprehensive venue for Educators, Therapists, Parents and Community Members to gather and learn about Assistive Technology to help achieve success in the classroom. This seminar will feature a hands-on exhibit hall including national and local vendors in all areas of Assistive Technology. Specialists in the field will be presenting a variety of sessions that focus on best practices, product demonstrations, classroom implementation, and strategies that will support each student as they reach for their “Accessible Tomorrow”.
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='''Registration'''=
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Register to attend [https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-gate-seminar-tickets-36880227754 GATE 2017]. We encourage you to register early because seats for this seminar will be limited. If you have any questions, please contact Amy Scheifflee at ascheifflee@forsyth.k12.ga.us
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='''Call for Presentations'''=
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If you are interested in submitting a proposal to present at this year's GATE Seminar, please submit your presentation information [http://bit.ly/gatepresent17 using the online form.]
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*The call for presentations will be open until Friday, October 27, 2017.
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*Notices will be sent out via email on or around of November 3, 2017 of acceptance with session time and room assignment.
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*For more information visit [http://www.gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/index.php?title=2017_GATE_Call_for_Papers 2017 GATE Call for Papers]
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='''Continuing Education Credits'''=
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*Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be verified and offered by the AAC Institute.
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*Certified Rehabilitation Credits (CRCs) are verified by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) and will be distributed by Tools for Life.
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*Instructions on how to obtain your CEUs and/or CRCs will be in your packet at registration.
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='''Hotel'''=
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The closest hotels are:
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*[http://www.gatechhotel.com/ Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center].
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*[http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/georgia/hampton-inn-atlanta-georgia-tech-downtown-ATLGTHX/index.html Hampton Inn Downtown on North Ave NW]
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='''Parking'''=
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Parking will be available at the GT Student Center for $20 a day. Carpooling is encouraged!
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='''Lunch'''=
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There are a variety of dining options for your lunch break located in the GT Student Center Food Court. Be sure to take a look at the [https://gatechdining.com/dining-choices/retail/foodcourt.html list of food options].
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='''Wireless Internet Access'''=
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Wireless Internet access will be available on site for $3 per person for the whole day. Access instructions will be included in your
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registration packet. You will need to use a credit/debit card to pay for this service.
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='''Last Resort Fund'''=
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Since admission is only $15, we are collecting donations for a [http://www.dunamisedfoundation.com LAST RESORT FUND] in the form of $1 contributions. Contributors will be included in the drawing for DOOR PRIZES sponsored by our GATE exhibitors.

Latest revision as of 09:24, 14 September 2017

GATE Seminar

2017 Georgia Assistive Technology in Education (GATE) Seminar

Hosted by the Atlanta Metro Assistive Technology Consortia

Participant Registration

Exhibitor Registration

Exhibitor Information

Follow Us on Facebook

Date and Location

Friday, December 8, 2017

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST

Georgia Tech Student Center - Map

350 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30313

Registration $15

Description

The Georgia Assistive Technology in Education (GATE) Seminar, hosted by the Metro Atlanta Assistive Technology Consortia in collaboration with Tools for Life, Georgia’s Assistive Technology Act Program, is a comprehensive venue for Educators, Therapists, Parents and Community Members to gather and learn about Assistive Technology to help achieve success in the classroom. This seminar will feature a hands-on exhibit hall including national and local vendors in all areas of Assistive Technology. Specialists in the field will be presenting a variety of sessions that focus on best practices, product demonstrations, classroom implementation, and strategies that will support each student as they reach for their “Accessible Tomorrow”.

Registration

Register to attend GATE 2017. We encourage you to register early because seats for this seminar will be limited. If you have any questions, please contact Amy Scheifflee at ascheifflee@forsyth.k12.ga.us

Call for Presentations

If you are interested in submitting a proposal to present at this year's GATE Seminar, please submit your presentation information using the online form.

  • The call for presentations will be open until Friday, October 27, 2017.
  • Notices will be sent out via email on or around of November 3, 2017 of acceptance with session time and room assignment.

Continuing Education Credits

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be verified and offered by the AAC Institute.
  • Certified Rehabilitation Credits (CRCs) are verified by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) and will be distributed by Tools for Life.
  • Instructions on how to obtain your CEUs and/or CRCs will be in your packet at registration.

Hotel

The closest hotels are:

Parking

Parking will be available at the GT Student Center for $20 a day. Carpooling is encouraged!

Lunch

There are a variety of dining options for your lunch break located in the GT Student Center Food Court. Be sure to take a look at the list of food options.

Wireless Internet Access

Wireless Internet access will be available on site for $3 per person for the whole day. Access instructions will be included in your registration packet. You will need to use a credit/debit card to pay for this service.

Last Resort Fund

Since admission is only $15, we are collecting donations for a LAST RESORT FUND in the form of $1 contributions. Contributors will be included in the drawing for DOOR PRIZES sponsored by our GATE exhibitors.