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Registration  

Schedule at a Glance 

Hotel and Travel 

What You'll Find at the NAGC Convention 

Pre-Convention Events 

General Sessions and Mini-Keynotes 

Network Events 

Exhibit Info 

FAQs 

All About New Orleans 

CEU and Graduate Credit Info 

NAGC Live Learning Center/Itinerary Planner 

Parent Day 

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Registration Hours

NAGC Registration and Information Desk is located on the first floor of the hotel, past the guest room elevators.

Tuesday, November 1

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday, November 2

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Thursday, November 3

7:30 am - 6:00 PM

Friday, November 4

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday, November 5

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday, November 6

7:30 AM - 10:30 AM (information only)

NAGC Convention events (with exception of the Crescent City Celebration) take place at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Wednesday, November 2

 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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

 Begin departing at 7:30 AM and return by 3:00 PM

Action Labs (Separate registration required)
Thursday, November 3  

8:30 AM -
3:15 PM

Gifted Education Applications in the Classroom: Critical Models for Delivering Successful Services(Separate registration required)  

1:00 PM -
2:00 PM

First-Timers Orientation

2:30 PM -
4:00 PM

Opening General Session Featuring Bill Nye

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Exhibit Hall  - Opening Reception

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Celebration of Excellence
Presidential Address, Performance Showcase and Awards
Friday, November 4  

 7:30  AM–  8:30 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
JAM Sessions
Poster Sessions

 8:45 AM – 10:15 AM

 Mini-Keynotes

  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

 Exhibit Hall Open

 10:30 AM –11:30 AM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Poster Sessions

 11:45 AM  – 12:30 PM

“Putting It into Practice” Sessions  

 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

“Putting It into Practice” Sessions  

 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Concurrent Sessions
Poster Sessions

 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

"Game Time" Break with Dessert in Exhibit Hall

 4:00  PM - 5:15 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
JAM Sessions
Poster Sessions

 4:00 PM– 5:30 PM

Portraits in Gifted Education: The Legacy Series - "The Creative Voice of Don Treffinger

Times Vary
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Network Evening Events
Saturday, November 5  

7:30 AM –  4:00 PM

 Parent Day (separate registration required) 

7:30 AM- 8:30 AM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
JAM Sessions
Poster Sessions

 8:00 AM  –  3:00 PM

 Exhibit Hall Open

8:45 AM –  10:15 AM

Mini-Keynotes

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Poster Sessions

11:45 AM  – 12:30 PM

“Putting It into Practice” Sessions   

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

“Putting It into Practice” Sessions   

1:45PM - 2:45PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
JAM Sessions
Poster Sessions

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Poster Sessions

4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Crescent City Celebration and All That Jazz
Includes the E. Paul Torrance Creativity Lecture featuring Robert and Michele Root-Bernstein followed by a "Taste of Louisiana" Reception

Sunday, November 6  

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Network "Super" Sessions

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Network 'Super" Sessions

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Closing General Session with George and Wendy Rodrigue

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