About GAiN - Global Adventist Internet Network

Global Adventist internet Network logo GAiN is a community of Seventh-day Adventist technologists, communicators and evangelists who connect to discuss the creative use of Internet technology in their work and in the lives of those whom they serve. GAiN was organized in 2004 by the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The community meets in an annual conference event, which is facilitated by the denomination’s Communication Department and the Office of Global Software & Internet (OGSI), in cooperation with the church’s world divisions and lay initiatives.

GAiN Website: https://gain.adventist.org


GAiN 2022 Conference

Location: To be determined.

To be determined.


2021  (not held due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic challenges)


2020 Online Conference -- Live streamed from General Conference H.Q., Silver Spring, MD, USA.

Date:        November 30th - December 3rd, 2020.   Click here for Event Report.

2019  Sweimeh, Dead Sea, Jordan, Middle East. Click here for Event Report


2018  Goyang, Seoul, South Korea, Asia. Click here for Event Report


2017  Engenheiro Coelho, Sao Paulo, Brazil (held at Brazil Adventist University). 
GAiN 2017 Sao Paulo, Brazil

2016  Silver Spring, Mayland, USA  (held at the General Conference H.Q.)
2015  Online Event 
(streamed from the General Conference H.Q.)
2014  Baltimore, Maryland, USA
- Report
2013  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Middle East
2012  Hong Kong, SAR China
2011  Montego Bay, Jamaica, Carribean
(not held due to GC Session year)
2009  Orlando, Florida, USA
2008  Denver, Colorado, USA
2007  London, England, UK 
(held at Newbold College)
2006  San Diego, California, USA
2005  Bangkok, Thailand
2004  Silver Spring, Maryland, USA 
(held at the General Conference H.Q.)


Global Internet Evangelism Forum - Las Vegas 2003

GIE 2003 Las Vegas NV - Forunner of GAiN
This initial "Global Internet Evangelism" (GIE) forum conference event, held in 2003 in the Circus Circus Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, led to the launch of GAiN as an annual conference event.

Organized by the GC Council on Evangelism & Witness (CEW), the GIE gathering was supervised by Elder Ted Wilson in his role as a vice-president of the General Conference with oversight responsibility for communication and media. Sessions were led by Ray Dabrowski, GC Communication Director, and John Banks, Associate Director; and Dan Houghton, President of Adventist-laymen's Services and Industries (ASI).

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