Who: 1800 Members of the High IQ organization, American Mensa, and their guests.
What: The American Mensa Annual Gathering is a long-standing event that attracts both national and international members. For five days, members connect with colleagues and friends while attending thought-provoking programs. This year’s program features everything from Game Theory to the history of the Chickasaw Nation. Plus, the public is invited to the Carter Blood Care Blood drive and to take the Mensa Test to qualify for membership.
Where: Worthington Renaissance Hotel, 200 Main St., Fort Worth, TX 76102
- Carter Blood Care Drive. Help save a life by doing your part and donating. Event is open to the public from 9a -4p, Worthington Room, Worthington Renaissance Hotel.
– The musician, author, entrepreneur and “Governor of the Heart of Texas,” Kinky Friedman will kick off the event as the 2013 Keynote Speaker. (Members-only event.) The former gubernatorial candidate will spice up the evening with his special blend of satire, social commentary, and insights into the human and political condition.
– Public Testing session. See if you have what it takes to be a member of Mensa. All test takers will receive a one-day admission to the 2013 Mensa Annual Gathering. Special pricing for the test at the Annual Gathering is $20. Free to members of the media.
Background: American Mensa is an organization for anyone who scores in the top two percent of the general population on an accepted, standardized intelligence test. For more information about Mensa, visit americanmensa.org. For more information about the Annual Gathering, log on towww.ag2013.us.mensa.org