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Spring 2024 Steering Committee Meeting

March 7 - 8, 2024 | Atlanta, GA

SC Meeting - GA DNR Building SC Meeting - ATL Marriott Suites Midtown

The SERPPAS Spring 2024 Steering Committee Meeting will take place on March 7-8, 2024, at the GA Department of Natural Resources in Atlanta, GA. 


The SERPPAS Spring 2024 Steering Committee Meeting will take place on March 7-8, 2024, at the GA Department of Natural Resources in Atlanta, GA.  The meeting agenda will be updated here in the coming weeks. 

Purpose: To convene the SERPPAS Steering Committee Members in order to continue partnership engagement and advance the implementation of the new 2021+ SERPPAS Strategic Plan.

Please see below for additional information on meeting logistics.

Meeting Logistics

Lodging & Reservations

Atlanta Marriott Suites Midtown – Federal Per-Diem ($199/night)
35 14th Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-876-8888
This hotel is located 0.2 miles S of the Arts Center Transit Station

Rooms are available at the Atlanta Marriott Suites Midtown for the government per diem rate of $199/night (+ taxes and fees) on the nights of Wednesday, March 6th, and Thursday, March 7th, at the Atlanta Marriott Suites Midtown.  Please use the following link to book your room by Wednesday, February 14, 2024: Book your group rate for SERPPAS Room Block

After February 14th, the rooms will be released so be sure to make your reservation prior to that date. You can also call the Marriott reservations line at 1-800-228-9290 and reference “SERPPAS Room Block” to book within the room block.


COVID-19 Precautions & Recommendations

All attendees should take necessary precautions (vaccinations, masks, etc.) to protect themselves and others from COVID-19. If you have any questions regarding these requirements, please reach out to the SERPPAS Coordinator: Addie Thornton, addie.thornton@ag.tamu.edu, 267-987-6107.


RSVP

Please register for the meeting through the link on this page.

Registration for the meeting is required. The deadline to register is Thursday, February 29, 2024.  There is no registration fee for attending the meeting. Attending the meeting in person is preferred and encouraged. We will offer a virtual option for those that are registered but not able to attend in person.  

**Note to DoD personnel: The SERPPAS website registration page may not work for all DoD personnel.  If you have trouble registering and/or do not receive a confirmation email that you have registered, please reach to Hannah Sodolak (hannah.sodolak@ag.tamu.edu) and she can add your registration preferences manually.


Refreshments & Lunch

Refreshments will not be provided by SERPPAS; however, there is a cafeteria on the first floor of the GA DNR Floyd Building that is open for all attendees of the meeting. We have extended the breaks and lunch (pay on your own) to allow you enough time to use the cafeteria for your food and beverage needs.

Note for Federal Government Employees: Your food and beverage expenses by obtaining your meals, snacks, and beverages on your own are intended to be covered by your per diem.


Meeting Room, Dress Code, & Call-in

The meeting will take place on the 12th floor of the East Tower, Suite 1252, in the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Floyd Building. You will need your photo ID to enter the elevators that will take you to the 12th floor of the East Tower.

Dress code for the meeting: Business Professional or Business Casual (or equivalent military attire).

For those not attending in person, you may participate in the meeting remotely via Microsoft Teams.  Please note, this meeting is intended for in person attendance and the webinar quality is not always guaranteed. This is especially true considering the in-person meeting attendees may be wearing masks and spacing far apart, making it harder for virtual attendees to hear the meeting dialogue. We will do our best to make the meeting successful for all attendees.

Microsoft Teams meeting link will be sent to attendees who registered to attend virtually.


Parking

Parking is available in the Pete Hackney lot at 162 Jesse Hill Junior Drive SE for a flat rate of $10.00 per day (credit cards only). To access the Floyd Building, there is a pedestrian bridge on the 5th level of the Pete Hackney parking deck. Once you cross the bridge, take the stairs or elevator to the 3rd level of the Butler Parking Deck (this is parking for state employees and is not open to the public) and cross over a second pedestrian bridge to enter the building near to the East Tower Security Desk.

MARTA's Georgia State Station is on the East-West Line (Blue or Green) with an exit directly into the bottom level of the GA DNR Floyd Building. You can enter the Floyd building directly from the MARTA station, you do not need to go outside to enter from the street.

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