Tradition since 1963, the Annual Gathering has grown from a two-day meet-and-greet at the New York Belmont to a sprawling and diverse collection of programs, talks, games and entertainment typically spanning the July 4th weekend.
This year, we're headed west to the Golden Coast of California. We've set up a couple of great tours during the stay, scheduled numerous programs and some special events and dinners. And no AG would be complete without a bustling Hospitality room — a 24-hour public space with food, drinks and friends.
Family-owned Town & Country Resort in Mission Valley is an urban oasis renowned for its legendary service and country feel, just minutes from the vibrant nightlife of downtown, sandy beaches and city attractions.
With a heritage of hospitality spanning more than five decades, the resort and convention center boasts an award-winning reputation, convenient location and abundant accommodations. Room block reservations will open Nov. 2. Room rates will be $134 for cottages and $144 for Tower rooms. Expect the usual addition of $10 per person for the 3rd and 4th person in a room.
Joining with the famed San Diego Zoo, the Mensa Foundation presents a program exploring the current and future state of genetics, including research and rescue on the Northern White Rhino, plus discussions on behavioral biology and conservation.
Colloquium annually provides Mensans and the public alike with the opportunity to gather with industry experts, noted authors and scientists to take an intense look at socially relevant topics. Past colloquia have examined the arts, gifted children, biosafety, humor, video gaming, and forensics.