Education Conference

The annual GCSAA Education Conference at the Golf Industry Show offers the world's most comprehensive education program for golf course and facility management professionals.

Seminars, sessions and education on the trade show floor cover all aspects of golf course management, including agronomics, environmental management, communication and business management. Educational opportunities are also tailored specifically for assistant superintendents, equipment managers and Spanish-speaking attendees.

2018 GCSAA Education Conference in San Antonio

The 2018 event included 97 seminars, 20 sessions and 430+ hours of education from researchers, GCSAA members, allied organizations and industry experts. New session formats were debuted such as the Great Debate where superintendents debated differing agronomic practices and an "open session" format for students where the audience drove the content. GCSAA also debuted a new education track for students and Spanish-speaking attendees.

Visit the GCSAA Education Conference section at to view the full 2018 conference lineup, including PDFs of the session presentations for you to share with your crew and management team.

Seminar evaluations

Seminar evaluations for the 2018 conference will be accessible after the show in February. If you need a survey to be reopened, or if you are missing points, contact GCSAA’s professional development department at 800-472-7878.

2019 Conference Proposals

Proposal submissions are open for the 2019 GCSAA Education Conference until March 30th 2018. Interested in speaking in San Diego? Submit your proposal here.  GCSAA will announce the 2019 lineup of education in the fall. Make sure you are ready to sign up for the best educational opportunities for you and your facility when registration opens in the fall.