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Wednesday,
November 10
NAGC Convention events take place at the Georgia World Congress Center  - GWCC (Building C) and the Westin Peachtree Plaza

 

 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration Open
Westin, Lobby

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

NAGC Board of Directors Meeting 
Westin, Vinings I

1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Registration Open
GWCC, Level One, Concourse

10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Gifted Education Essentials: Your Toolkit for Delivering Successful Programs and Services (Separate registration required)

 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Council of State Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
Westin, Tower Room 1401
 

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Leadership Reception (by invitation only) 
Westin, Plaza Ballroom B

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

NCSSSMST Opening Reception/Welcome to Atlanta
Westin, The Overlook

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

University Network Meeting
Westin, Plaza Ballroom A

 8:30 PM – 11:00 PM

NCSSSMST Board Meeting
Westin, Vinings II
Thursday,
November 11

7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Registration Open
GWCC

7:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Registration Open
Westin

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Council of State Directors meetings (by invitation only)
Westin, Tower Room 1401

Depart from GWCC at 7:30 AM

Action Labs (Separate registration required)
Depart from Northside Drive Entrance

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

NAGC Network Leadership Retreat
Westin, International Ballroom C

8:30 AM -3:15 PM

Expert Perspectives (Separate registration required)  

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

NAGC Leadership Perspectives Luncheon for NAGC Volunteer Leaders and Expert Perspectives Attendees
Westin, Peachtree Ballroom

12:45 PM -3:30 PM

Expert Perspectives Afternoon Sessions

Shuttle Busses Leave Westin Motor Lobby at 3:30 PM for GWCC

 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

First-Timers Orientation
GWCC, Level One, C101/Auditorium

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Opening General Session
Reaching for the Stars: Perspectives on Finding the Next Generation of STEM Innovators
GWCC Level Three, Georgia Ballroom

5:30 PM - 7:00PM

Exhibit Hall  - Opening Reception/NCSSSMST Affiliate Event/NAGC Networks Social 
GWCC, Level One, Exhibit Hall C-1

Times Vary

Network Evening Events
Omni Hotel at CNN Center 
Friday,
November 12

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Registration Open
GWCC only

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

NAGC State Affiliate Breakfast (by invitation
Omni Hotel at CNN Center, International Ballroom E

7:30  AM–  8:30 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
GWCC and Westin

Poster Sessions
GWCC, Level One, Concourse

8:45 AM – 10:15 AM

Mini-Keynotes
GWCC

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open
GWCC, Level One, Exhibit Hall C-1

10:40 AM –11:40 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
GWCC and Westin

Poster Sessions
GWCC, Level One, Concourse

11:30 AM – 1:15 PM

Lunch on your own/Exhibits Break

11:55 AM  – 12:30 PM

“Putting It into Practice” Sessions  
GWCC and Westin   

1:15  PM – 2:15 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
GWCC and Westin

Poster Sessions
GWCC, Level One, Concourse

2:30 PM –3:30 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
GWCC

Poster Sessions
GWCC, Level One, Concourse

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

"Game Time" Break with Dessert in Exhibit Hall
GWCC, Level One, Exhibit Hall C-1

4:00  PM - 5:30 PM

Portraits in Gifted Education: The Legacy Series - An Afternoon with Alexinia Baldwin 
GWCC, Level Three, Georgia Ballroom

4:30 PM– 5:30 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
GWCC

Poster Sessions
GWCC, Level One, Concourse

5:45 PM – 7:15 PM

NAGC Awards Ceremony, Annual Assembly and Presidential Address
GWCC, Level One, C101/Auditorium

Times Vary

Network Evening Events
Omni Hotel at CNN Center
 
Saturday,
November 13

7:00 AM - 4:15 PM

Registration Open

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Information Desk Open

7:30 AM –  5:00 PM

Parent Day (separate registration required) 
Omni Hotel at CNN Center
International Ballroom Foyer

7:30 AM- 8:30 AM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
GWCC and Westin

Poster Sessions
GWCC, Level One, Concourse

8:45 AM –  10:15 AM

General Session with Carol Dweck 
"Mindsets, Praise, and Gifted Education: How Our Messages Can Help or Hinder the Development of Talent"
GWCC, Level Three, Georgia Ballroom

10:40 AM – 11:40 AM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
GWCC and Westin

Poster Sessions
GWCC, Level One, Concourse

9:00 AM  –  4:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open
GWCC, Level One, C-1

11:30 AM   –  1:15 PM

Lunch/Exhibits Break
Exhibit Hall
GWCC, Level One, C-1

11:45 AM –  12:30 PM

“Putting It into Practice” Sessions
GWCC and Westin

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
GWCC and Westin

Poster Sessions
GWCC, Level One, Concourse

2:30 PM-3:30 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
GWCC and Westin

Poster Sessions
GWCC, Level One, Concourse

3:45 PM -4:45 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions and Poster Sessions
GWCC Only

5:00 PM  - 6:30 PM

E. Paul Torrance Creativity Lecture
“The Gifted Empire Strikes Back: What Role Does Gifted Education Play in the 21st Century?” with Joe Renzulli
GWCC, Level Three, Georgia Ballroom

6:45 PM  –   8:00 PM

Georgia Reception
Omni Hotel at CNN Center
International Ballroom
Sunday,
November 14

7:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Information Desk Open
GWCC, Level One, Councourse

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Network "Super" Sessions
GWCC

8:45 AM – 9:45 AM

Network 'Super" Sessions
GWCC

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Closing General Session with Ron Clark, Founder, Ron Clark Academy, Atlanta, GA 
"Teaching for Adversity: Facing Challenges and Making a Difference"
GWCC, Level Three, Georgia Ballroom

Followed by booksigning with Ron Clark