Below is the full schedule of events for Forestry Day at the Capitol. Recorded events can be accessed below using the “WATCH REPLAY” button. If you have any questions, please contact Mike Gregory at

February 5, 2024
February 6, 2024
4:00 - 5:00 PM

619 Ponce Mass Timber Tour (RSVP REQUIRED)

A limited number of registered attendees for Forestry Day at the Capitol will have an opportunity to attend a tour of 619 Ponce, Georgia’s first locally grown mass timber building next to the iconic Ponce City Market.

Attendance is limited to the first 50 people who RSVP. You must be registered as a full event attendee to be eligible for this tour. RSVP HERE →

5:30 - 7:00 PM

Emerging Leaders Social (RSVP REQUIRED)

Ponce City Market / 2nd Floor Alcove
Please RSVP if you plan on attending. RSVP HERE →

February 5, 2024February 6, 2024
7:30 - 9:00 AM

“Grab and Go” Biscuit Giveaway for Legislators

Supported by GFA Emerging Leaders at the Capitol. More details coming soon!

9:30 - 10:30 AM

Emerging Leaders Capitol Tour & Education Session

Leadership in Public Service

Georgia Department of Agriculture

9:30 - 11:30 AM

Board of Directors Session

Agency Reports

The Georgian Terrace / Grand Ballroom
The Board of Directors Session is open to in-person attendees

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM


12:00 - 1:30 PM


The Georgian Terrace / Livingston Restaurant
Guest speakers and session details coming soon!

1:30 - 3:00 PM

Education Session I

Macroeconomic Trends & 2024 Forecast

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Education Session I (part 2)

Forest Product Markets & Sustainable Aviation Fuels Updates

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Education Session I (part 3)

2024 Federal Election Landscape

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The Georgian Terrace / Grand Ballroom

3:10 - 3:30 PM

Keynote Address

Governor Brian Kemp

State of Georgia

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The Georgian Terrace / Grand Ballroom

3:00 - 3:10 PM


3:30 - 5:00 PM


4:30 - 5:00 PM

Shuttles Depart Hotel for Georgia Railroad Freight Depot

4:30 p.m. shuttle pickup at the Hotel. Look for directional signs in the hotel lobby.
The shuttle will drop attendees off at the Blue Room

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Legislative Reception

Tyler Harper

Georgia Department of Agriculture

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Georgia Railroad Freight Depot - Blue Room
65 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Atlanta, GA 30312
This event is not broadcasted for virtual attendees

6:30 - 7:00 PM

Shuttles Depart for Georgian Terrace

First shuttle leaves for The Georgian Terrace at 6:30 p.m. The second and last shuttle leaves at 7:00 p.m.

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