Note: This event is now in the past. I’m leaving it here so you can see what you missed! Eventually I will add links anybody cares to submit (hint hint) to any collections of photos from it.
Metropolitan Washington Mensa
2011 Regional Gathering
A Capital Time!
We’re having an RG! What’s an RG? Usually a weekend-long party… but in this case it’s a LONG-weekend party, on Columbus Day Weekend, from Friday October 7 to 10! Four days for the price of three! Such a deal! Other features:
All activities on one floor!Not just one but TWO dinners included in Registration!Central Hospitality AreaLARGE Game RoomFree ParkingFree Airport Shuttle”Are You Smarter than a Young Mensan?”
And of course, SPEAKERS, including:”Java” Joe Haber (of Central NJ Mensa) on coffeeWin Wenger speaking several times on creativityBob Pugh on insightful investingDonald Sheehan, an instructor at the FBI Academy, speaking on cognitive interviewing.
Someone from ThinkGeek (based in Fairfax City, Virginia)A panel of Washington DC area bloggers
A panel on the game industry (apropos since we’re hosting Mind Games 2012), including Fred Hicks from Evil HatKathleen Donahue from Labyrinth Games and PuzzlesLuke Warren from North Star GamesPlease contact co-chairs Dave Remine or Heather Poirier to volunteer. Contact info for various people is at this page. (You will need your American Mensan login information.)
It’s at the Hyatt Dulles (2300 Dulles Corner Blvd., Herndon, VA 20171), which is giving us a room rate of a mere $99 per night (for up to four people).
The following are the registration prices: