2008 Conference Information

Celebrating 36 Years
with ITAG in Iowa
October 6-7, 2008
Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
Coralville, Iowa

Click here to view the highlights from 2008’s conference.


ITAG invites you: Gifted and Talented resource teachers, classroom teachers, parents, coordinators, and administrators to present successful practices and significant issues and theories related to serving the varied needs of gifted and talented students.We have keynote speakers Dr. Paul Slocumb and Dr. Bertie Kingore. Now we need you to join in and complete the picture for addressing comprehensive programming.

A call for presenters contract is available below.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Exhibit space is available on a first come-first served basis. Exhibit space is available at $250 per space for commercial vendors and $175 per space for nonprofit vendors. The exhibit space is an 8 ft x 10 ft floor space furnished with one skirted 8 ft table, two chairs, a wastebasket, and one standard sign. Electricity, Internet, and Phone are available. There is an additional charge for these services, payable to the hotel. A price schedule is available upon request. Exhibitors are responsible for setting up, attending the booth, and removing all materials. Insurance is the responsibility of the exhibitor.

Door prizes are welcomed, i.e., a gift certificate or a sample of your product. If you are unable to attend, please consider sending a door prize anyway.

An Exhibitor contract to reserve a booth space is available on this website – or you can request a hard copy by calling the ITAG Business Office,

An exhibitor opportunity letter and contract are available below.

General Information

The 36th annual Iowa Talented and Gifted Conference will be held October 6-7, 2008 at the Corallville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. Over 400 Iowa educators, parents, students and interested parties are expected to attend this highly respected conference.

2008 Young Scholars’ Conference

The 2008 Young Scholars’ Program will be held Monday, October 27, 2008 at Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa.

2008 Keynote Speakers

Learn more about Dr. Bertie Kingore
Dr. Bertie Kingore – High Achiever, Gifted Learner, Creative Thinker
Dr. Bertie Kingore – High Achiever, Gifted Learner, Creative Thinker Table
Learn more about Dr. Paul Slocumb
Dr. Paul Slocumb Article – Engaging and Keeping our Bright, Gifted Boys

2008 Conference Materials

Click here for the Call for Presenters Contract

Click here for the Exhibitor Opportunity Letter

Click here for the Exhibitor Contract

Click here for the ITAG Conference Brochure

Click here for the Registration Form

Click here for the Admin Strand Insert

Click here for the Counselor Strand Insert

Click here for the Belin-Blank Center Flyer for Graduate Credit

Click here for the Belin-Blank Center Graduate Credit Syllabus