Seminar Details

Led by the industry’s most renowned researchers, industry experts and superintendents, GCSAA seminars are sure to help you achieve your career goals as you learn techniques, strategies and solutions that you can apply immediately at your facility.

All seminars will be held at the San Diego Convention Center. Lunch is provided for attendees of one-day seminars, as well as for those registered for two half-day seminars on the same day.

Appropriate attire for seminar attendees is business casual attire; jackets are recommended.

Seminars by day

Full-day seminars
morning HALF-DAY SEMINARS   8 am-noon
Afternoon HALF-DAY SEMINARS   1-5 pm
TWO-HOUR SEMINARS
Learning Tour
Full-day seminars
morning HALF-DAY SEMINARS   8 am-noon
Afternoon HALF-DAY SEMINARS   1-5 pm
TWO-HOUR SEMINARS
In-language SEMINAR   Two-hour
Learning Tour
In-language SEMINAR   Four-hour
1.5-Hour Seminars  Trade Show Floor

Pricing and Points

GIS attendees receive 1.5 education points for full-conference registration. There is a separate fee for seminars in addition to the full-conference registration fee. Enrollment is limited and advance registration is recommended. However, seminar registration will be available onsite.


Full-day seminars
8 am – 5 pm

0.7 Pts
$185 GCSAA member
$95 student member 
$280 nonmember

Half-day seminars
8 am – noon, or 1 pm - 5 pm 

0.35 Pts
$135 GCSAA member 
$70 student member 
$205 nonmember

Two-hour seminars
As scheduled

0.2 Pts
$85 GCSAA member 
$45 student member 
$130 nonmember

1.5 - hour seminars
As scheduled

0.2 Pts
$70 GCSAA member
$35 student member 
$105 nonmember

In-Language Seminars
See Scheduled

4-Hour 0.35 Pts
$135 member/nonmember
2-Hour 0.20 Pts
$85 member/nonmember

Learning Tours
See Schedule

0.7 Pts
$205 member/nonmember

GCSAA education points are offered for completing GCSAA seminars and are required for application to Class A membership and the certification program, as well as for renewal of these designations. Points vary based on seminar length and will be posted within 30 days after you complete the seminar evaluation in the Learning Hub.

Free 2-hour Seminars Tuesday, Feb. 5

Real Life Stories; Building a State BMP Program
(GCSAA's 50 by 2020 continued)

10AM – NOON
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Developing your Facility BMP Manual; It's Easier Than You Think!

1PM – 3PM
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Water and IPM Practices; Important for Your Course, the Profession and the Industry

3PM – 5PM
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Internships: How to Attract Great Interns and How to Secure the Internship to Launch Your Career

1PM – 3PM
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