The major goals of the conference are as follows:
--- To provide networking opportunities for schools engaged in curriculum, instruction, and assessment of gifted learners.
--- To spotlight special materials, practices, and curriculum approaches that are responsive to the needs of gifted learners.
Acceptance of presentation proposals will be based on the following criteria:
--- Clarity of the proposal
--- Evidence of effectiveness and/or grounding in research-based best practices, and
--- Connection with one or more of the conference goals stated above.