AiS Challenge


The 2002 Glorieta Kickoff Conference


The 2002 Challenge Kickoff Conference will be held at the Glorieta Conference Center, between Santa Fe and Las Vegas. The dates for the Kickoff Conference are October 20-22.

Two sessions are held. Schools that are farther than one hundred miles from Glorieta will attend the first session on October 20 and 21, while the schools within one hundred miles attend the second session on October 21 and 22. For each student and teacher attending Glorieta, room and board will be provided for by the AiS Challenge.

Registration Fee

There is a $20 registration fee for each student and teacher participating in the AiS Challenge. (Send to same address as the TEAF.)

Teachers: please email consult if you have a student who may need financial assistance.

To attend the kickoff conference, you must complete the following steps:

  1. Read the Invitation to Participate
  2. Register Online
  3. Understand the AUP — the Acceptable Use Policy.
  4. Mail in the TEAF — the Team Entry Authorization Form - Deadline September 27. (Address to mail to at bottom of file)
  5. $20 Registration fee due for each student and teacher participating in the program. (Send to same address as the TEAF- Deadline October 11.
  6. Learn about the Kickoff — the activities, rules, and expectations (i.e. keep reading below!)
  7. Prepare your Abstract — you must bring one with you to the kickoff.
  8. Look into the Future by browsing through the important dates

This year we have a very exciting keynote speaker: Dale Alverson. whose topic will be "Supercomputing in your future, From here to the Cosmos"

Rules at Glorieta

Map of Glorieta Room registration is in New Mexico Hall, AiS Challenge registration and classes are in the Patio/Chapel area.

Larger map of Glorieta. Take I-25 and get off at exit 299. From the south, go over the overpass then turn left on the frontage road which leads directly into the Glorieta Conference Center. From the north, jog right then left onto the frontage road which leads directly into the Glorieta Conference Center.

Schedule of activities/events at Glorieta:

Instructor Schedule

Glorieta Kickoff Conference-2002, Teacher materials

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