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Grand Rapids CS TeacherCon

July 28 - Aug 2, 2019

Grand Rapids is pulling out all the stops to assure an incredible meeting experience!

Welcome to the 2019 Computer Science TeacherCon! We’re excited to welcome you to Grand Rapids July 28 - Aug 2, 2019.  This page is your portal to the week’s activities and includes information about your hotel (already booked for you), the agenda, and activity and restaurant opportunities around Grand Rapids.  The power of the Teacher Convention is connecting you to other learners and teachers across the state, building a network of computer science educators and engaging you in this rewarding learning opportunity. 

Make sure to check with the online Google Sheets where you can sign up for group events.  Check out the curated list, compliments of ExperienceGR, which outlines things to do for you and your family if they joined you.  Grand Rapids loves its restaurants and beer, so make sure to check out the guides and maps, and find some special discounts.  Finally, please make sure to hold Sunday night for the opening event, and Wednesday night for a special evening at New Holland’s Knickerbocker restaurant, hosted by our friends at West Michigan Tech Talent.

 With any questions, please contact Larry Wyn, wynlar@gvsu.edu, 231-709-1770

Downtown Dining

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Artisan food vendors, local food options and more at this state-of-the-art facility.

From local storeowners presenting one-of-a-kind finds to brand-name retailers offering mass-market goods, Grand Rapids is a great place to shop.

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