Saturday, February 21, 2009

6th Annual GSA Conference set for April 4, 2009

Don't Miss Iowa Pride Network's Largest Student Networking Event of the Year!!!

On Saturday April 4th, 2009, Iowa Pride Network will be hosting its 6th Annual Iowa Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Conference for high school and college students and advisors throughout the state!

The conference will be held at John & Mary Pappajohn Education Center located at 1200 Grand Avenue in downtown Des Moines from 9:45 AM until 4:30 PM. Check-in will begin at 9:00 AM, and the conference will start promptly at 9:45 AM.

Lunch and FREE IPN T-Shirts will be provided. This is a FREE conference!

Please remember: YOU MUST officially register on IPN's website AND you must have signed permission slips with you at the time you register!! (These are available only on IPN's website!)

Registration Deadline: March 28, 2009

9:00 – 9:45 Registration (Breakfast items/coffee, etc.)

9:45 – 10:15 Welcome & Opening Speakers

10:15 – 10:25 10 Min. Break

10:25 – 11:25 Session 1

11:25 – 12:25 Lunch, meet with college representatives

12:25 – 1:25 Session 2

1:25 – 1:35 10 Min. Break

1:35 – 2:35 Session 3

2:35 – 3:10 Student Networking, meet with college representatives

3:10 – 4:10 Session 4

4:10 – 4:30 Closing Session

The mission of the Annual Gay-Straight Alliance Conference is to celebrate the diversity and culture of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and allied (LGBTA) communities; collaborate across the spectrum of our identities and experiences; provide a safe forum to discuss challenges, issues and ideas facing LGBTA students today; and empower each other to build not only successful student organizations, but healthy and productive lives.

MAP to John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center

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