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GSAE Luncheon - Feb. 17, 2021 - 1 CAE Credit
Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center
800 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EST
Category: Luncheons

Meet Mr. Abit

Registration has closed. In-person registration has reached capacity. Please email Jennie with any questions.

We take your health and safety seriously. While we hope to gather up to 50 members in person, we encourage you to ascertain your own comfort level for an in person event, masked and distanced, under these circumstances.

  • Community spread is real. Our friends at Georgia Tech have created a risk-assessment tool we think is top-notch. Please use it to help in your decision-making.
  • Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center's Commitment to Clean includes deep cleaning with EPA-approved disinfectants, and guests can expect to see enhanced procedures, which may include: face covering requirements, various ways to reduce contact throughout the hotel, social distancing measures within public spaces and procedures based on local authorities’ guidance and/or advice. The hotel is following the AHLA Safe Stay™ Guidelines. Note: The Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center has a mask mandate.
  • We plan to live-stream Dr. Stefanie Lindquist's keynote presentation from 12:45 - 1:30 pm.
  • 72 inch rounds will be set for a max of 3-4 attendees.
  • Food and beverage service will adhere to the Governor's orders (recently extended).
  • Self-parking will be touchless.

Special Abit Massey Lecturer: Dr. Stefanie Lindquist, "Trends in Constitutional and Political Development and Change"

Dr. Stefanie Lindquist,Dr. Stefanie Lindquist became Senior Vice President of Global Academic Initiatives at Arizona State University in November 2019, where she facilitates ASU's global academic portfolio. Prior to taking that position, she served as Deputy Provost and VP for Academic Affairs, and Foundation Professor of Law and Political Science at ASU from 2016 to 2019. She served as Dean and Arch Professor at UGA's School of Public and International Affairs from 2013 to 2016, after serving as Interim Dean, Associate Dean for Outreach, and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Texas School of Law. Prior to teaching at the University of Texas, Professor Lindquist taught law and political science at Vanderbilt University.  She also served as a visiting faculty member at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in 2013. 

She is recognized as an expert on the US Supreme Court, Constitutional Law, and Administrative Law. She has co-authored three books and has authored dozens of published articles and book chapters. Her book, Measuring Judicial Activism, is the first publication to define the oft-used term quantitatively.

11:30 am - 12:00 pm - Networking Reception 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm - Luncheon 
1:35 pm - 2:00 pm - Constitutional Law Conversation
*Virtual streaming will begin at 12:30 pm.

Rustic Caesar Salad - romaine lettuce, shaved parmigiano, fresh garlic croutons, sundried tomatoes, and creamy Caesar dressing (pre-dressed)
Seared Chicken Breast - served with artichoke herbs aju, garlic mashed potatoes and green beans
Triple Layer Chocolate Cake
A meatless option will be available to those who request it on the registration form in observance of Ash Wednesday.  

GSAE Member - $39 ($49 after Feb. 12)
Guests - $49 ($59 after Feb. 12)
Virtual Streaming of Keynote - $0 (though we'd love it if you'd like to support the GSAE Foundation!)
*In-person attendance will be limited to ensure social distancing guidelines are being followed. In-person registration has reached capacity.

Volunteer with GSAE
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thank you to our sponsor: jekyll island authority

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thank you to our host: georgia tech hotel and conference center (google map directions)

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thank you to our av sponsor: Orchestrated Audiovisual & Production Services

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GSAE is a CAE Approved Provider

CAE logoThis program meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit This luncheon program may be applied for 1 credit toward your CAE application or renewal of professional development requirements.

Note: This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ASAE or the CAE program. Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific time frame towards the exam application or renewal. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications – selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs. 

Acknowledgement of Enhanced Safety and Health Measures: 
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, GSAE's in person events constitutes an agreement by the registrant to abide by GSAE's and the host property's efforts to comply with current CDC recommendations (and state of Georgia requirements) and to engage in certain health-and-safety-beneficial conduct while attending the event as requested by GSAE (e.g., wearing a mask, engaging in appropriate physical distancing, not attending the event if feeling sick or showing certain symptoms). Thanks to GSAE speaker and attorney Jeff Tenenbaum, Esq. who shared a helpful article regarding attendee waivers. 

Consent for Use of Photographic Images
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, GSAE meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to GSAE’s use and distribution (now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities.

Cancellation Policy
Your cancellation request must have been made in writing and received by GSAE at least 4 working days prior to date of event via fax (404) 577-7870 or e-mail ([email protected]). Replacement registrants are welcome. Refunds will only be given in cases where the above guidelines are followed. If you do not attend the luncheon and do not cancel your registration or submit a replacement, you will be billed after the meeting.