2012 KGTC Conference Brains on Fire
How the Gifted Brain Really Works!
The Kansas Association for the Gifted,Talented and Creative
Annette Harrison, firstname.lastname@example.org
Becky Keith, email@example.com
Lisa Martel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, October 7: Set up 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Conference Noon - 4:00 p.m.
Monday, October 8: 8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. (Take down booth after 7:30 p.m.)
Tuesday, October 9: Seminars (no vendors)
Non-Profit Exhibitor (no products for sale): $175.00
$200.00 after Monday October 1, 2012
Commercial Vendor - 1 table: $250.00
$275.00 after Monday October 1, 2012
Commercial Vendor - 2 tables: $325.00
$350.00 after Monday October 1, 2012
Conference Packet Materials (2 max) - $50.00
$75.00 after Monday October 1, 2012
Fees include one (or two if that is what you pay for) skirted table and a chair in either a large hallway or salon.
If you need electricity for your booth, please arrange for this by contacting the Marriott at: Lindsay Ball-Lewis (913) 338-8695 or email@example.com
** If you wish to be a breakout presenter, please complete the “Call for Proposals” form (www.kgtc.org) on-line before May 1st.
** If you wish to be a marketplace presenter at “Pizza with a Purpose” on October 8th, contact Bev Fink at firstname.lastname@example.org
Boxes and materials can be shipped to the Overland Park Marriott to arrive no earlier than October 3rd.
Send to: Sheri Stewart, KGTC
10800 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66210
A block of rooms has been reserved for this conference at the Overland Park Marriott at 10800 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS. Room rates are $102 per night if booked before September 23, 2012. Call 1-800-810-2759 or 913-451-8000 to make your reservation. Be sure to mention that you are with the KGTC Conference.
Benefits of Being a Vendor/Exhibitor
- Name of your business will be included in the convention program
- Access to several hundred educators and other professionals interested in gifted education
- One lunch (per registration) on Sunday, October 7 and Monday, October 8 (a great time to network! ). Additional lunches available through Sheri Stewart.
- One pizza dinner on October 8 (Pizza with a Purpose)
- Ten minute vendor break between each session
- Secure area for your materials
Our exciting Keynote speakers are both widely recognized in their own professional fields as authorities in their field, and we are very fortunate to be able to attract such highly regarded keynoters.
Jose Assouline, Ph.D.: Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa
Dr. Assouline has many varied interests and has worked in the fields of Software Development and Informatics, Tissue Engineering, Pharmacology, and Nanotechnology. His wife’s (Dr. Susan Assouline - Belin Blank Center - U of Iowa) interest in giftedness has led him to research the gifted brain. In fact, he has developed workshops and on-line coursework regarding the gifted brain. In addition, this Renaissance man from Marseilles, France is an artist! Dr. Assouline will share his expertice of what we know and what we still have to learn about the gifted brain.
Nadia Webb, Psy.D., ABPdN: Department of Pyschology, Children’s Hospital of New Orleans
Dr. Webb is a board certified pediatric and adult neuropsychologist, co-author of Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnosis of Gifted Children and Adults and serves as a member of the SENG Advisory Board. She has written numerous articles, given invited lectures and provided consultations regarding neuropsychology throughout the U.S. Her work has received honors from the American Medical Association, the Department of Defense, and a personal citation from Governor Jan Hull of Arizona. Dr. Webb truly understands the gifted child...especially those who are twice exceptional.
In addition to the keynote speakers, a wide variety of organized and informative breakout sessions, workshops and activities for parents and students, and a fun setting to network with colleagues, this year's convention will be one you won't want to miss! Help us spread the word by forwarding this e-mail to families, colleagues and friends. This conference is especially suited to:
Because of the MUCH broader audience and the recognition of these keynote speakers, KGTC should attract many new attendees that have never before had the opportunity to hear and learn about the merchandise and programs you offer, and will want to take full advantage of being exposed to new things about gifted and other high achieving students. You can give them the opportunity to learn about you by registering and participating as a vendor this year at the conference.