REGISTRATION CLOSES JUNE 5, 2017!
Registration is not considered complete until payment is received. An email confirmation will be sent to you upon successful completion of the online registration process. If you do not receive an email
confirmation, you are NOT registered.
GENERAL SESSIONS June 12 - 15
The general sessions registration fee is $200 and includes: daily keynote presentations and sessions, all conference materials, tote bag, breakfast Monday through Thursday, lunch Monday through Wednesday, break
refreshments, Monday evening buffet dinner reception at a TBA location, and a Wednesday evening banquet at the Hormel Historic Home. Pre-registration is required.
TWO KEYNOTE PACKAGE
A session that includes dinner and a keynote on Wednesday, June 14 along with entrance to the extended keynote on Thursday, June 15. Wednesday's evening keynote presenter is Mary Slade, PhD. Thursday's
extended keynote presenter is Rev. Dr. Michael Oleska. Registration cost is $75 and pre-registration is required. Registration includes Wednesday dinner and Thursday breakfast and break refreshments.
Participants who attend Administrator Day, the Pre-Conference, Parent Day and General Symposium must register for each separately.
PRE-CONFERENCE June 11, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Patti Drapeau will present Gifted Spatial Learners on Sunday, June 12 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Austin Holiday Inn and Conference Center. Registration cost is $50 and pre-registration is required.
Check-in and refreshments for the pre-conference begins at 1:30 p.m.
LEADERSHIP ACADEMY DAY June 12, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
A one-day session for school leaders will be held on Monday, June 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Leadership Academy Day presenter is Susan K. Johnsen, PhD. Registration cost is $75 and
pre-registration is required. Registration includes breakfast, lunch, break refreshments, and materials. Participants who attend Administrator Day, the Pre-Conference, Parent Day and General Symposium
must register for each separately. Leadership attendees are invited to select a general session of their choice at 2:45 p.m. Additional information is available on the Leadership Day schedule and flyer.
PARENT DAY June 13, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
A one-day session for parents will be held on Tuesday, June 13, from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Dr. Michele Borba will speak on The 9 Essential Habits that Unlock the Power of Empathy at 8:30 a.m. Parents
will then proceed to a workshop with Dr. Tracy Ford Inman on Parenting Gifted Children 101. Registration cost is $50 and pre-registration is required. Registration includes breakfast, lunch, break
refreshments, and materials. Participants who attend Leadership Academy, the Pre-Conference, and General Symposium must register for each separately. Additional information is available on the Parent
Day schedule and flyer.
The Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University will run an onsite day camp for gifted students during the symposium. Click here
to register your child!
ACADEMIC CREDIT - Onsite registration only
Symposium participants may register for academic credit from Hamline University. Course information and registration forms will be available during onsite registration Monday, June 12 from 7:15 to
8:15 a.m. and at Command Central throughout the symposium. Fees for graduate or undergraduate credit will be in addition to the symposium registration fee.
Credit Option Information and Application
Credit Cards and purchase orders are accepted at the online registration site only. After registering, please mail purchase order along with copy of email confirmation to:
Austin Public Schools
Attn: Barb Spurling
401 3rd Ave NW
Austin, MN 55912
If you have questions throughout your registration process, contact Barb Spurling at email@example.com
507-460-1912 for assistance. Registration fees for all sessions are waived for Austin Public Schools employees and Austin residents; however, a refundable deposit of $50 is required to reserve a space at the
symposium. Send or drop off the $50 deposit checks to Barb Spurling in Educational Services.
For Cancellations, please contact Amanda Barber at firstname.lastname@example.org
. Cancellations and refund requests
must be received by May 23, 2017. Cancellations due to illness or emergency after May 23, 2017, will be handled on a case-by-case basis. Cancellations made after May 1 are subject to a $25 cancellation fee.