Saturday Only Pass: GSMA Members Weekend 2023

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Saturday September 16

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8:00 AM  –  6:00 PM

The Park Vista 

705 Cherokee Orchard Road | Gatlinburg, TN 37738


Your ticket includes breakfast on Saturday and access to the day's slate of events. 


After you purchase your ticket, you will receive an invitation to register for our workshops and break-out sessions. 


Important Reading: With your ticket purchase, you confirm you have read and agree to our Waivers and Policy Agreements.

Accommodations are not included in the cost of registration, but we have a room block available for booking for registered attendees. 


Hemlock & Lifetime event discounts do not apply to annual Members Weekend tickets. 

Event Disclaimer: This information has been designed to be as accurate as possible; however, program details are subject to change.
Member Ticket: $65
This fee represents the cost of one individual ticket. If you are attending as a couple or family, please add a ticket for each individual to your cart. 
Guest Ticket: $100
As a member, you are encouraged to bring along a guest. This fee includes admission to this event and an Individual Buckeye membership for your guest.
Cancellation Policy: Event tickets are non-refundable. If GSMA is required to cancel this event, we will offer you the choice of either: (a) a refund for the paid amount; or (b) the payment will constitute a tax-deductible donation to GSMA’s Legacy Fund. Refunds will not be given for no-shows.
Saturday, September 16, 2023
Session Block Session Start Time End Time Guide / Speaker Session Location
Breakfast Group Breakfast 8:00 AM 10:00 AM   The Park Vista 
Keynote: DLiA and Bioblitz Intro 9:00 AM 10:00 AM DLiA, Will Kuhn The Park Vista 
Session Block 3 Bioblitz Block 1 11:00 AM 2:00 PM DLiA Cosby 
Historical Stroll through Elkmont: Before the Smokies Became a Park 11:00 AM 12:00 PM Jeff Alt Elkmont
Animal Life Drawing 11:00 AM 1:00 PM Emma Oxford Sugarlands Visitor Center
Session Block 4 Bioblitz Block 2 3:00 PM 6:00 PM DLiA Cosby 
The Mystery and Magic of Monarch Butterflies 4:00 PM 5:30 PM Wanda DeWaard The Park Vista 
Exploring the Old-time Music Traditions of East Tennessee and the Smokies 4:00 PM 6:00 PM Ruth Barber and Keith Watson The Park Vista 
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