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Join SENG in Berkeley, CA the summer of 2024 for adventures, community building and experiencing the joys of giftedness


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Paula Prober

Psychotherapist and

Author of Your Rainforest Mind

The Complex, Compassionate, Creative, Crushing World of the Gifted Adult—The Musical!

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Frank C. Worrell, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Berkeley

Shaping Brilliance: The Art of Growing Giftedness

Meetup Event


We have an amazing line up of breakout sessions and workshops for the 2024 Annual SENG Community Conference in Berkeley, CA from July 11–13, 2024. This year's theme is "Sailing into the Future: Community, Advocacy & Adventure" 

Sessions and Speakers added daily - check back often!




Building a Community 

7:00 AM - 7:30 AM

Meditation & Self-Care

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Registration, Youth Programming Drop-Off with Qualia

Breakfast - Included in registration

8:30 AM - 9:40 AM

Signature Panel Discussion

"Gifted Minds, Shared Journeys: Cultivating Lifelong Community for Exceptional Individuals"


10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Breakout Session 1

11:30 AM - 12:45 AM

Breakout Session 2


12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Lunch - Included in registration

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Keynote Speaker, Paul Prober

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Breakout sessions 3

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Qualia Socratic Sandbox Youth Programming ends for the day.

5:00 PM -  6:30 PM

Reception and Vendor Trivia Night

Dinner on Your Own



SENG Community Group Courses

SCG Facilitator Training



Six hour training to become both an in-person and online SENG Community Group Facilitator.


SCG Refresher Course



Two hour refresher course. 

*Pricing for in-person conference attendees only.

APA Courses

Download: 2024 Annual Community Pre-Conference APA Course Abstracts & Objectives.pdf


Dr. Beljan and Dr. Gardner will present six lectures (three in the morning session and three in the afternoon session) that move from basic brain function as it pertains to gifted children through basic behavioral management and treatment. Participants will be invited to express their thoughts and ask questions.



For 3 hours either morning or afternoon




Full day of APA Classes - 6 Hours Total

Main Conference

$519 |$649



Your Registration Includes:

Breakfast three days

Lunch two days

Exhibitor Reception & Trivia Night

Swag bag filled with goodies

Morning Guided Meditation

Chance to win prizes

And more!



DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina

The special rate for our event is $189 per night. 

Stay on site to take advantage of everything a SENG Community Conference has to offer, including community building and visiting with new and old friends.  Overlooking Berkeley Marina, with views of the San Francisco Bay, we are a 10-minute drive from University of California, Berkeley, and just two miles from the closest BART station for quick trips into San Francisco. Bring the family or your friends and explore all the Bay Area has to offer  - could you ask for a better summer vacation?


Standard Suites will be offered to SENG attendees, based on availability, three (3) days before and three (3) days after the above official Event Dates of July 9-13, 2024.

  • Complimentary WiFi

  • Waived Resort Fee

  • Discounted Self-Parking $20.00 per car per day with in & out Privilege. $10.00 for day Parking.

Book by June 18, 2024 to be secure our special rate. 


 SENG Summer for Youth

SENG's Annual Summer Community Conference isn't just an event; it's a family adventure! Designed with the gifted in mind, our annual community conference transforms into a vibrant meeting spot for families, blending learning with leisure in some of the most family-friendly vacation spots around.


While adults enjoy insightful sessions and forge meaningful connections, kids embark on an exciting journey through this summer's youth program.

The Socratic Sandbox
An interactive, hands-on learning space for highly passionate learners.

Led by the faculty of Qualia: The School for Deeper Learning. 


Join Qualia’s polymathic teachers for a rotating schedule featuring philosophical puzzles, STEM challenges, and lounge space for socializing and self-directed learning. The program will consist of a combination of large group activities and  age-based sessions.


The Socratic Sandbox


Ages 5 - 18+

Includes registration for three days

Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks

STEM Activities

Creative Outlets

Social & Emotional Support


Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities


Opportunities for all Budgets

Your support helps our community to grow and foster new relationships among our attendees. 

If you do not see a sponsorship to your liking, please email to build a custom package.

General Registration

$595 - $695

Table Opportunities

All table registrations will include:
Six foot table top
Registration and meals for 1 attendee (additional attendees may be added)
Lead generation capabilities
Participation in the Vendor Passport trivia night
Listed on website as participating vendor
Profile listing in our event app

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