National speakers are from more than 350 miles from the conference location (Buford, GA) and present four lectures throughout the conference. Compensation is as follows:
--Lodging, meals and travel are covered by GEMSA.
--National speakers are also compensated a mutually agreed upon amount by GEMSA in addition to the above.
Regional speakers are from Georgia or within 350 miles of the conference location (Buford, GA) and present one or two sessions. GEMSA does not pay regional speakers for their presentation, but compensation is as follows:
--Presenters traveling 90 miles (one way) or greater receive one night hotel for each day speaking at the conference and a full conference registration.
--Presenters traveling less than 90 miles (one way) receive a mileage stipend as specified at the current IRS mileage rate and a full conference registration.