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Minnesota Educators of the Gifted and Talented (MEGT) January 31 - February 2, 2016
"World Class Skills and Gifted Learners," Keynotes: Richard Cash and Susan Daniels, Cragun's Resort and Conference Center, Brainerd, Minnesota, USA


UC Irvine’s Free Gifted and Talented Webinar Series February 2, 4 - 5 p.m. PST
"Powering GATE Lessons with Student Curiosity," online, free
Institute for the Development of Gifted Education (IDGE) February 3 - 4, 2016
"Over, Under, Inside Out: Achievement and Emotions of the Gifted," Keynote: James Delisle, Denver University, Denver, Colorado, USA 
Nurturing the Potential of Twice-Exceptional Students: Practical Guidelines for Understanding and Supporting 2e Students February 4, 2016, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. CST
Webinar featuring Alissa Doobay, Joy Goins, Megan Foley-Nicpon, Susan Assouline; Belin-Blank Center. Academic credit is available (online)
AGIS Conference February 6 - 8, 2016
"Gifted and Talented Students (High Ability Students) in the International Setting: An Overview, Current Trends, Implementation," Radisson Blu, Hannover, Germany
Illinois Association for Gifted Children (IAGC) February 7 - 9, 2016
Keynote: Brian Housand; Chicago Marriott Naperville, Naperville, Illinois, USA 
UC Irvine’s Free Gifted and Talented Webinar Series February 9, 4 - 5 p.m. PST
"How do I leverage technology to enhance gifted student learning?," online, free
Arkansas Gifted and Talented Education Conference (AGATE) February 10 - 12, 2015
"The Arkansas “Gifted” that Keeps on Giving," Keynote: John Antonetti; Hot Springs Convention Center, Arkansas, USA
UC Irvine’s Free Gifted and Talented Webinar Series February 16, 4 - 5 p.m. PST
"Acknowledging and Supporting the Spiritual Lives of Gifted Children," online, free
Beyond Giftedness XXIII February 19, 2016
Keynote: George Betts, Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, Colorado, USA. Includes parent mini-conference from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE) Annual Conference February 22 - 23, 2016
"Building Connections - Gifted Education in Kentucky," Speakers: Jonathan Plucker, Sally Krisel; Hyatt Regency, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
UC Irvine’s Free Gifted and Talented Webinar Series February 23, 2016, 4 - 5 p.m. PST
"Teaching Gifted Students Interdisciplinary Concepts," online, free
An Evening with Dr. Dan Peters - Make Your Worrier a Warrior! February 25, 2016
Featuring Dan Peters, Reid Day School, Costa Mesa, California
Nebraska Association for the Gifted (NAG) February 25 - 26, 2016
"Cluing In: Unraveling Differences in Gifted Education," Keynotes: Susannah Richards & James Castellano, Embassy Suites Conference Center, Downtown/Old Market, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Oklahoma Association of Gifted, Creative, & Talented (OAGCT) February 26, 2016
Featuring: Ann Robinson, Cox Business Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
California Association for the Gifted Conference (CAG) February 26 - 28, 2016
Palm Springs Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center, Palm Springs, California, USA
Ohio Association for Gifted Children (OAGC)  Teacher Academy February 29 - March 1, 2016
Doubletree Hotel in Columbus/Worthington, Ohio, USA


International ECHA Conference March 2 - 5, 2016

"Talents in Motion: Encouraging the Gifted in the context of Migration and Intercultural Exchange," Vienna, Austria. Call for abstracts through September 30

North Carolina Association of Gifted & Talented (NCAGT) March 3 - 4, 2016
"Gifted Education: Celebrating Exceptional Opportunities," Keynote: Brian Housand; Winston-Salem Marriott & Embassy Suites Hotels, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
NAGC State Affiliate Conference March 5 - 8, 2016

The Liaison Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

National Curriculum Network Conference (NCNC) Recommended March 10 - 11, 2016
Keynotes: Julia Roberts and Tracy Ford Inman; Center for Gifted Education (CFGE), The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Vanderbilt Gifted Education Institute March 10 - 11, 2016
"Excellence in Educating the Gifted: Models and Materials that Promote Gifted Student Achievement," Keynote: Kathy Gavin, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Georgia Association for Gifted Children (GAGC) Convention March 14 - 15, 2016

"Investigating Innovation," The Classics Center, Athens, Georgia, USA


Montana AGATE Spring Conference April 14 - 16, 2016
"Rediscover Creativity," Keynote: Ian Byrd, Hilton Garden Inn, Great Falls, Montana, USA.
Parents are welcome to attend our evening events, free of charge.
Parents of "Twice Exceptional" Children: You can apply for a parent training scholarship from PLUK (Parents Let's Unite for Kids) to attend the AGATE Conference.
Ottawa Area ISD Annual Gifted Conference April 15, 2016
Ottawa Area ISD-Educational Services Building, Holland, Michigan, USA. In partnership with Michigan Association for Gifted Children
New Jersey Association for Gifted Children (NJAGC) April 15-16, 2016
"Power Up! Learning all Day, Every Day," Keynotes: Brian Housand & Marcia Gentry; Hotel Somerset-Bridgewater, Somerset, New Jersey, USA
Beyond IQ (BIQ) Boston April 15 - 17, 2016
Keynote: Aimee Yermish; Holiday Inn, Boxborough, Massachusetts, USA
UNC Wilmington Academically or Intellectually Gifted (AIG) Program April 22, 2016
"Powering Up Potential," Keynote: Brian Housand; Watson College of Education, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
Massachusetts Association for Gifted Education (MAGE) April 30, 2016
Academy Hill School, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA


Australasia 2015 Programme Gifted & Talented Study Day May 9th to 20th, 2016 depending on venue
This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students, Venues: Perth, Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne. Junior gifted programmes will be offered in July and August at the following centres: Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Perth, Nelson, Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch.
ICIE conference on Excellence and Innovation in Education May 18 - 21, 2106
"Creativity – Innovation – Latest Development in Research & Practices," Rijeka, Croatia
Lego Brickfair May 21 - 22, 2016
Royal Plaza Trade Center, Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA


Hormel Foundation Gifted and Talented Education Symposium June 13 - 16, 2016
Austin, Minnesota
Utah Association for Gifted Children Conference January 30, 2016
Keynote speaker: Karin Hess, Park City, Utah, USA


PG Retreat July 2 - 6, 2016
Annual PGR retreat organized by and for families with profoundly gifted children, featuring daily symposiums, professional speakers, games room, art studio, and more. Glen Eyrie Castle, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
University of Connecticut's Confratute July 10 - 15, 2016
Invited speakers: Joseph Renzulli, Sally Reis, Susan Baum, Ron Beghetto, Marcia Gentry, Sandra Kaplan, James Kaufman, Jann Leppien, Rachel McAnallen, and Del Siegle; The Neag Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
PG Retreat (East) July 19 - 23, 2016
Annual retreat organized by and for families with profoundly gifted children, featuring daily symposiums, professional speakers, games room, craft space, swimming, and more. Graylyn Manor, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) Conference Recommended July 23 - 25, 2016
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA


Lego Brickfair August 6 - 7, 2016
Dulles Expo Center, Chantilly, Virginia USA


Alabama Association for Gifted Children (AAGC) September 21 - 22, 2016
Keynote: Brian Housand; McWane Science Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Australian Association for the Education of the Gifted and Talented (AAEGT) 29 September - 1 October, 2016
"Beyond the Boundaries in Gifted Education," Keynote: Del Siegle, Invited Speakers: Carol Barnes, Manoj Chandra Handa, Leonie Kronborg, Susan Nikakis, Shane Phillipson, Wilma Vialle, Jake Widjaya, Catherine Wormald; University of New South Wales Campus in Kensington, Sydney, Australia


Mississippi Association for Gifted Children (MAGC) October 6, 2016
Keynote: Brian Housand; Clyde Muse Center, Pearl, Mississippi, USA
Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented (CAGT) October 10 - 11, 2016
Embassy Suites Loveland - Hotel, Spa and Conference Center, Loveland, Colorado, USA
Wisconsin Association for Talented & Gifted (WATG) October 13 - 14, 2016
The Wilderness, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, USA
Washington Association of Educators of the Talented and Gifted Conference (WAETAG) October 14, 2016
"Oceans of Excellence: Navigating the High Caps," Hotel Murano, Tacoma, Washington, USA
Ohio Association for Gifted Children Annual Conference (OAGC) October 16 - 18, 2016
Hilton Hotel Easton, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Iowa Talented and Gifted Association (ITAG) October 17 - 18, 2016
Iowa, USA
The Association for Educators of Gifted, Talented and Creative Children in BC (AEGTCCBC) October 21, 2016
Keynote: Ian Byrd, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Lego Brickfair October 29 - 30, 2016
Garden State Expo Center, Somerset, New Jersey, USA


National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Annual Convention  November 3 -6, 2016
"Imagine the Possibilities—Make it Happen," Orlando, Florida, USA
Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education (PAGE) November 17 - 18, 2016
"Grow, Bloom, Thrive – Cultivating Support for Gifted Learners," Best Western Premier the Central Hotel, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
TAGT Professional Development Conference for Educators & Parents November 30 - December 2, 2016
Dallas, Texas, USA


Indiana Association for the Gifted December 11 - 13, 2016
Indianapolis Downtown Marriott, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA



ICIE conference on Excellence and Innovation in Education July 4 - 7, 2107
"The Creativity – Innovation Challenge," Paris, France
2017 World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC) July 20 - 23, 2017
"Global Perspectives in Gifted Education," Sydney, Australia


Iowa Talented and Gifted Association (ITAG) October 16 - 17, 2017
Iowa, USA


2017 World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC) August 10 - 14, 2017
"Educating gifted and talented children – turning research into practice," Keynotes: Eunice Alencar, Ching-Chih Kuo, Shirley Kokot, Leonie Kronborg, Jonathan Plucker, Sylvia Rimm, Ann Robinson, and Margaret Sutherland; Odense, Denmark
National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Annual Convention  November 9 - 12, 2017
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

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