About GAiN - Global Adventist Internet Network
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.
Date: To be determined.
PAST ANNUAL GAiN CONFERENCE EVENTS:
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
2017 Engenheiro Coelho, Sao Paulo, Brazil (held at Brazil Adventist University).
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
2010 (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.)
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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