Meetings The society puts on one mini-symposia/reptile expo related to the herpetocultural field. The symposia typically takes place in the fall in conjunction with a reptile and amphibian expo. The Georgia Herpetological Society is sponsored by the Outdoor Interpretive Office; a section of the Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation Division. The OI office provides a meeting place for the societies membership and co-sponsors several field trips and educational displays.