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Facilities Officers Conference 2014

Print friendly Modified September 19, 2014

WHAT:   2014 Facilities Officers Conference (2014 FOC)  

WHEN:   October 27-29, 2014

WHERE:   Hyatt Regency Savannah - River Street

The FOC is returning to Savannah! Join the Office of Real Estate and Facilities for its 18th annual conference. The conference continues to provide educational and networking opportunities for our USG real estate and facilities officers, and safety and security professionals, to share experiences and best practices with each other. To enhance the learning and sharing experience, conference sessions will focus on the day-to-day operations, the many facets of project planning, maintaining safe learning and living environments, and emerging trends in higher education facilities, etc.

New to our private industry partners: The 2014 FOC will open its doors to our private industry partners to participate in all conference activities. We will be offering a few vendor-centric sessions designed to inform about USG consultant selection practices, forward project planning, and lessons learned. If there are other related sessions that may be beneficial to you, please tell us! Email your suggestions to

Agenda - DRAFT - Agenda - 2014FOC

The FOC is planned to open on Monday, October 27, at Noon; with closing on Wednesday, October 29, at 11:00am.

Lodging: Hyatt Regency Savannah

2 W. Bay Street / Savannah, Georgia 31401
The above hotel link goes directly to the negotiated FOC 2014 dates and rates.
Otherwise, for phone-in reservations, please call (888) 421-1442 and specify “2014 Facilities Officers Conference” to receive the group discount.

Overflow Option: Holiday Inn Express Historic District

199 East Bay Street / Savannah Georgia
Please call (912) 231-9000 and specify “University System of Georgia” group block to receive the group discount.
The discount rate is only guaranteed through Friday, September 26th.

Registration Information: Registration OPEN

USG Attendee
$250 - Early Bird Rate
($350 - Rate after Sept 19th)

Vendor Sponsorship opportunities: Registration OPEN

Sponsorship levels include participation in all conference activities.

Silver Sponsor
$500 - Early Bird Rate
($650 - Rate after Sept 19th)
One (1) Conference Registration

Gold Sponsor - SOLD OUT
$1,500 - Early Bird Rate
($2,000 - Rate after Sept 19th)
Two (2) Conference Registrations

Platinum Sponsor
$2,500 - Early Bird Rate
($3,000 - Rate after Sept 19th)
Three (3) Conference Registrations

Special Event Sponsors
$3,500 - Early Bird Rate
($4,000 - Rate after Sept 19th)
Two (2) Conference Registrations
Events may include: Opening Reception, Dinner Cruise, Networking Reception, etc.

Detailed information concerning exhibitor and event sponsor amenities here.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Sheree Wilder Srader, 2014 FOC Chair
Shannon McGhee, 2014 FOC Co-Chair

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