GEM Summer 2017  -  June 18 - 23, 2017 - Renaissance Portsmouth- Norfolk Waterfront Hotel - Portsmouth, Virginia
GEM Summer 2017  -  June 18 - 23, 2017 - Renaissance Portsmouth- Norfolk Waterfront Hotel - Portsmouth, Virginia

GEM Summer 2017
June 18 - 23, 2017
Renaissance Portsmouth- Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Portsmouth, Virginia

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Schedule

The agenda is tentative and remains in development. Agenda items are subject to change. Please check back just prior to the workshop for a finalized version of the agenda. Thank you.

You may download a PDF version of the preliminary agenda here:


Attention: Wednesday’s banquet dinner will be a dinner cruise!

The dinner cruise is included in all full-conference registrations and those who purchased Wed. – Friday with Wed. banquet registrations.


Date: Wednesday, June 21st
Boarding time: 6:30 pm.
Departure time: 7:00 p.m.
Return time: 9:00 p.m.
Boarding location: TBD
Attire: Business casual. For men, appropriate attire includes slacks and a polo or button down shirt. For women, nice pants or a dress is recommended. Designer jeans are also acceptable. Although allowed, t-shirts, casual jeans, shorts, and sneakers are strongly discouraged.

Activities on the ship: DJ on decks 1 & 2, foosball, Jenga, and other games on the Rooftop lounge

Dinner menu: (SpiritofNorfolk2017DinnerMenu.pdf) Please note-a cash bar will be available during the cruise. Also, meals will be available for participants with dietary restrictions.

General information: The dinner cruise is replacing the formal conference banquet dinner. Only GEM Summer Workshop attendees are scheduled to attend the dinner cruise. Non-conference guests may attend for a $100 fee. Guest tickets must be purchased no later than Friday, June 9th. Please contactAshley Barker at Ashley.Barker@vt.edu or 540-231-2188 for questions or concerns.

Need more information? For additional information on Spirit Cruises, please visit www.spiritcruises.com/norfolk. For additional information on the GEM dinner cruise, please contact Ashley Barker at Ashley.Barker@vt.edu or 540-231-2188.


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