until Summer Meeting!

Join your peers on June 26-28, 2019 in beautiful Amelia Island, Fla. for the 2019 GHA Summer Meeting. Take advantage of the exceptional networking opportunities and outstanding line-up of educational sessions.

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Meeting Registration

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Registration Fees: $595 for members
and $195 for guests.

Online registration is now available! 

Hotel Reservations

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
4750 Amelia Island Pkwy

Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Hotel Room Rates: $304/night

Once you have registered for the conference, please click here to make your room reservations for Tuesday, June 25 - Friday, June 28. If you wish to extend your stay beyond the dates above, please call the hotel at 866-763-2960 and ask for your group rate for the Georgia Hospital Association when reserving your room.

Reservation Deadline: June 5

Due to heavy summer activity, we recommend that you make your reservations as soon as possible. The reservation deadline is June 5. After this date, rooms will be sold on a space- and rate-available basis.

Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, June 26, 2019


3:00-7:00 p.m. - Registration


4:30-5:30 p.m. - CEO Reception (only CEOs Invited)

5:30-7:00 p.m. - Cocktail Reception


Thursday, June 27, 2019


7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Registration


8:00-9:30 a.m. - Breakfast Buffet

8:30-9:30 a.m. - Breakfast Session

The Perfect Patient Experience: Bringing High Reliability to the Bedside

Craig Deao


9:30-9:45 a.m. - Break


9:45-10:15 a.m. - Awards & Recognitions


10:15-10:30 a.m. - Break


10:30-11:30 a.m. - Educational Session

Positioning Your Organization to be a Winner in the Post-Disruption Healthcare World

Nate Kaufman


11:30-11:45 a.m. - Break


11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. - Educational Session

The Disruptors: How Amazon, Google & Apple Plan to Change the Face of Healthcare

Ron Galloway


7:00-9:00 p.m. - Dinner & Entertainment

Stephen Harrell and the Dusty Boots Band


Friday, June 28, 2019


7:30-10:15 a.m. - Registration


8:00-9:00 a.m. - The John S. Bowling Prayer Breakfast

Praise and Worship Music

John Glosson

9:15-10:15 a.m. - Closing Keynote

An Unthinkable Journey

Scott Rigsby