AAGC 2020 GOES VIRTUAL

AAGC is pleased announce our keynote speakers for our 2020 conference.


Lisa Yee

Author of award winning Young Adult literature

Millicent Min, Girl Genius

DC Superhero Girls

American Girl, Girl of the Year

Dr. Del Siegle

Professor, University of Connecticut

and Director of the National Center 

for Research on Gifted Education




Upcoming events

    • October 15, 2020
    • (CDT)
    • October 16, 2020
    • (CDT)
    • Online
    Register

    AAGC CONFERENCE 2020

    In view of the uncertainty surrounding the Corona Virus situation this fall, AAGC will hold a two-day virtual conference October. 15-16, 2020.  Details are still being confirmed and more information will be provided in the next few weeks. We have confirmed two exciting keynote speakers, Dr. Del Siegle from the University of Connecticut and Lisa Yee, award winning author of the Millicent Min, Girl Genius novel. In addition, we will have a variety of concurrent sessions addressing topics including Instructional Technology, Instructional Resources, Instructional Practice, Identification, Social/Emotional Support, and Equity.
    More news to come soon, so stay tuned!   


    Thursday, October 15, 2020

    8:30 - 9:00         Welcome & Introduction

    9:00 - 9:30         Business Meeting

    9:30 - 10:00       AWARDS

    10:00 - 11:00     KEYNOTE: Lisa Yee

    11:20 - 12:20     Concurrent Sessions

    12:20 - 12:50     LUNCH/Vendors/Networking

    12:50 - 1:50       Concurrent Sessions

    2:00 - 3:00         Concurrent Sessions

    3:10 - 4:10         Concurrent Sessions

    4:30 - 5:30         Creativity & STEM  :  Envisioning Origami; Flip, Fold, Create


    Friday, October 16, 2020

    8:30 - 9:00        Welcome & AWARDS

    9:00 - 10:00      KEYNOTE:  Del Siegle

    10:10 - 11:10    Concurrent Sessions

    11:20 - 12:20    Concurrent Sessions

    12:20 - 12:50    LUNCH/Vendors/Networking

    12:50 - 1:50      Concurrent Sessions

    2:00 - 3:00        Concurrent Sessions


     Member cost for the 2 day virtual conference - $90
    (includes membership until October 2021).
    If you attended conference in 2019, you are currently a member.  You will need to sign in prior to registering. 


     Non-Member cost for the 2 day virtual conference - $115
    (includes membership until October 2021)


    Registration deadline is Tuesday, October 13th.  

    Online payment accepted until deadline. 

    Checks, Purchase Orders accepted until Oct. 5th. 

     

    When you reach the "Review and Confirm" screen, you may select 'pay online' or 'invoice me' to have an invoice emailed to you.  Make sure to forward the invoice to the person in your school or district responsible for payment.  OR, you may still pay online yourself by clicking on the 'registration details page' link on the invoice (be sure to save the invoice in your email). 

    Please be aware that full payment is required by Tuesday, October 13th in order to receive the online access code for the conference.    


    Inquiries about Purchase Orders should be emailed to aagc.treasurer@gmail.com. The deadline for all Purchase Orders to be processed is October 5th.  

    • October 15, 2020
    • (CDT)
    • October 16, 2020
    • (CDT)
    • Virtual (Online)
    Register

    AAGC Vendors/ exhibitors

        We are excited to have a new opportunity this year in continuing Alabama Association for Gifted Children's annual state conference as a two-day virtual conference on Oct 15-16, 2020. We are partnering with Community Brand (CB,) a virtual online platform, to provide professional development sessions along with virtual vendor booths and a choice of banners to attract attendees. We are expecting 500+ attendees and have two prominent keynote presenters to jumpstart our conference.  We have one keynote presentation along with multiple breakout sessions each day.  

    Please see this short video link here to get a feel of the platform and virtual vendor environment for this year's conference!

        We want to let you know we have 3 different virtual vendor options available this year for the conference: 1) a digital conference lobby banner, 2) an exhibit hall banner, and 3) a vendor booth.  Exhibitors will have a “virtual booth” that allows for links, logos, photo, avatar, video, handouts, and will be able to schedule a time to meet one-to-one with customers. Sponsor banners will be rotating in the lobby or the exhibit hall at the bottom of the screen.  


    1)  $500 - Platinum Vendor - Lobby Banner with Maximum Exposure
         
    (maximum of 7 available)

    2$400 - Exhibit Hall Banner + Vendor Booth combo
        
    (maximum of 7 available)
        Exhibit Hall Banner with Prominent Exposure Plus Vendor Booth
       (Banner $250 with the purchase of a vendor booth at $150)
       Includes all features of Options #3 and #4 below

        As an added bonus, AAGC will provide development help for those that request it

    3) $300- Exhibit Hall Banner with Prominent Exposure   
        (maximum of 7 Exhibit Hall Banners available; pending number of Exhibit Hall
          Banner/Booth Combos sold
    )

    4) $150- Vendor Booth
           A Branded, Customizable Exhibitor Booth that may Include:
           Self-Service Guide for Exhibitors
          Networking Lounge(s) 
          Links to Web Pages
          Documents
          Podcasts
          Static Images
          Virtual Conference Bag
          Booth Chat (Group or 1:1)
          Message Board
          Video Chat
          In-Booth Monitor (Video, Image, Text, Presentation)
      As an added bonus, AAGC will provide development help for those that request it

       Please contact your vendor conference committee member, Kim Stephenson, AAGC Vice-President, at kstephenson@4pca.org with any questions, or if you need any help. 

    We truly appreciate your partnership and support in making our annual conference a success for all of Alabama's gifted educators!

    To register as a vendor for this year's conference, complete the registration form below:





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