Thank you for permitting this cross-post reminder announcement,
This notice is a reminder that The Investigative Professional Association of
Georgia (IPAG) invites both members and non-members to attend our annual
conference on November 5th (Fri) and 6th (Sat) at the Radisson/Doubletree
Hotel Historic Savannah, Savannah, GA.
Time is running out! The hotel registration deadline is October 5th and
conference registration deadline is October 15th, so to secure your room at
the IPAG group rate, call 1-800-333-3333 and please do so soon! For other
conference questions, please call IPAG at 800-675-7616.
The conference agenda/speakers are below and registration forms available on
the IPAG website at www.ipag.org Don't miss your chance to learn and network
with your colleagues and industry vendors! Hospitality Suite will be
available Nov 4! Hope to see you there.
SEMINARS & SPEAKERS
NOVEMBER 5, 2004 - Friday
8:35 am - 9:30 pm
Honorary Guest Speaker - Topic to be announced
John C. Villines - Appointed by Gov. Purdue as Chairman of the Georgia Board
of Private Detective and Security Agencies. His firm is the John C. Villines
Group and is a published author in the field of personal safety and
security. He is Board Certified as an instructor for Police, Private
Security, and Private Investigators and has trained thousands of individuals
in personal safety. He conducts seminars throughout the United States for
various law enforcement groups, schools, private security staffs, community
organizations, corporations, and individuals.
9:45am - 3:30pm
Donald Kneece - President, Kneece Investigations, LLC of Saluda, S.C.(and
actually a native of Georgia) will be sharing his expertise. He is licensed
in Georgia as well as in South Carolina. His credentials are extensive,
formerly in the military where he received the designation of Technical
Surveillance Specialist and other recognition. Don has trained over fifteen
hundred federal, state, county and local law enforcement officers in
surveillance techniques. He is no stranger to IPAG having presented his
program at the February/March 2004 Spring Seminar. He is also an expert on
GPS vehicle tracking equipment and responsible for the research and
development of GPS trackers manufactured in California.
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm - Business Meeting/Elections*
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Reception
7:00 pm - Banquet/Swearing in of officers
NOVEMBER 6, 2004 - Saturday
9:00 am -12:00 pm
The Art of Skip Tracing/Information Broker
Michael Dores, Private Investigator and President of Merlin Information
Services: Mike is an expert in the field of Skip Tracing and will share the
tricks of the trade. His company, "Merlin" search and retrieval software, is
by far the most powerful and flexible ever developed for public records. He
will demonstrate how to search the myriad information that is available as a
tool for the investigator.
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Workers Compensation Investigations
W. Larry Davis, CIFI, is a Certified Instructor /Investigator licensed by
the State of Georgia. Larry currently teaches the Private Investigator
courses held at Georgia Technical Colleges. He is well versed in the "work
comp" field and will also provide update information. He will discuss
Insurance fraud which occurs every day and in every state. There are many
indication of Workers' Compensation Fraud and he will point out "red flags"
to look for.
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Starting a PI Business/Growth of a Business
Joe Memolo, CPI and George Abraham, CGI will provide an insight into
starting a business and the subsequent growth, i.e. location, equipment,
networking, government rules, FCRA, workers' compensation, tax requirements,
FICA, Medicare deductions, and licensing requirements including pitfalls.
Both speakers have successful businesses for several years.
Conference/Registration Deadline: Oct 15, 2004
Cancellations/Refunds Deadline: Oct 15, 2004
Cancellations will not be accepted after Oct 15, 2004. Refunds will be given
only to cancellations received on or before Oct 15, 2004. All cancellation
will be charged a $25.00 processing fee.
Conference Registration Includes: Seminars, educational material,
continental breakfast, mid-morning coffee break, mid-afternoon snack break
There is not a different or separate fee if you are unable to attend the
Banquet Guest Registration: The Banquet is included in the Conference
Registration fee. Only non-conference registrants attending the banquet
should register as Banquet Guests.
HOTEL & TRAVEL
Hotel Reservation Deadline: October 5, 2004
Hotel Reservations: 1-800-333-3333
IPAG Group Rate:
$109.00 for single/double occupancy. Valet parking is on-site for $7 per
day, which has been reduced from $13.00 per day.
Radisson/Doubletree Hotel Historic Savannah
411 West Bay Street
Savannah, Georgia 31401
The IPAG Group Rate is available for nights of Thursday (Nov 4), Friday (Nov
5) & Saturday (Nov 6).
Come and network with your fellow members!