Events

16-18

October

Nueva Innovative Learning Conference

Located in the San Francisco Bay Area:
The 2019 ILC will take place on Nueva’s Hillsborough and San Mateo campuses.

Event Info

Every two years, educators and innovators from around the world convene at the Nueva School for the Innovative Learning Conference (ILC) to discuss and share ideas about many of the most challenging, critical issues facing education.

The biennial ILC provides meaningful resources and inspiring direction for educators, researchers, parents, and students. The conference uses a broad range of topics to provide innovative learning strategies for all learners and educators.

Learn more at https://www.nuevaschool.org/conferences-institutes/innovative-learning-conference

29-30

October

2 Days of 2e Virtual Conference

 

Event Info

2 Days of 2e virtual conference is for parents, educators, and clinicians, to learn how to best reach and teach 2e learners (gifted with a learning difference). 12 renowned experts and thought leaders discuss topics from emotion regulation, social thinking, and trauma to learning styles, classroom regulation, and teaching strategies. Participants learn how to use research-based tools for their home, classroom or clinical office. Contact hours are available through the University of Connecticut. Summit Center is participating in the virtual Exhibit Hall. More info at http://bit.ly/2DaysOf2e_dpeters

8-10

November

Synchrony 2019: Annual International Symposium on Translational Research in Autism

Zoho Event Center, 4141 Hacienda Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94588

Event Info

Synchrony (Public Day) serves as as a platform to share knowledge, empower families, and catalyze cutting edge medical breakthroughs, by connecting donors and researchers with the public. The conference is for those individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis, and also for relatives, friends, employers and community members who want to integrate people on the spectrum in everything they do.

Join us and learn about the latest in clinical trials, breakthroughs in upcoming promising therapies for gastro-intestinal, immune, metabolic and neurological health. https://brainfoundation.org/synchrony-2019/

Recommended by Summit Center’s Dr. Jeannie Lopez.

30-31

January (2020)

Gifted Education Conference

University of Denver, Denver, CO

Event Info

Designed for teacher leaders, building and district leaders, researchers, parents, mental health professionals, and education service providers, the conference is intended to provide specific topical information about selected areas in gifted education. Our setting this year, in celebration of our 10th Anniversary, is the beautiful Wellshire Event Center, providing an opportunity for participants to interact collaboratively, recognize accomplishments and begin implementation of actions to impact our future.

Our dynamic and informative Symposium and Conference focuses on both leading-edge research advances and practical classroom strategies. Featured speakers include Dr. Sylvia Rimm, Dr. Julia Link Roberts, Dr. Marcia Gentry and Dr. Frank Worrell.

Join us to learn theory and practical strategies to improve your own work in gifted education. Pre-Conference Workshops will provde valuable instructional strategies to teachers and building leaders. Important policy issues and trends facing gifted education today will be highlighted and discussed during the Symposium. The Gifted Education Conference will bring leading educators and researchers with participants to explore gifted education from multiple perspectives.

More information at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrating-gifted-education-reflecting-on-our-past-impacting-our-future-10th-anniversary-tickets-66480267269

20-23

February (2020)

58th Annual California Association for the Gifted Conference

Palm Springs, CA

Event Info

The CAG 58th Annual Conference (#cagcon) in Palm Springs, February 21-23, 2020, brings together nearly 1,200 individuals from around
the state. Over 80 sessions provide a learning opportunity for teachers, parents, and advocates to hear from leading researchers and experts in the field of gifted education. More information at https://cagifted.org/
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April (2020)

Child Centered World Symposium

Westminster, CO

Event Info

Gifted Development Center is hosting an international symposium to help the world rediscover the uniqueness of the gifted child. Dr. Dan Peters will attending, along with schools for the gifted and child-centered supporters from all over the globe. Opening Address by Michael Piechowski on Why Child-Centeredness is Important. http://www.gifteddevelopment.com/events/child-centered-world-symposium

 

Speaker Bureau

Summit Center professionals are available to speak to your school, parent group, conference, or other event. They are experienced speakers on a variety of topics for conference keynotes, plenaries, webinars, workshops, and more. Contact our office for more information.