“It was an honor to host Mensa when
I was in Detroit and I’m delighted to be hosting them again in Reno,” said
RSCVA President and CEO Christopher Baum. “This is a great opportunity for our
area to show its passion and support for excellence, and for the members of
American Mensa to explore the endless adventures that are available in Reno Tahoe.”
the Annual Gathering is not open to the public, Mensa is hosting a testing
session for those who would like to qualify for membership at 9:00 a.m. on July
7. Participants in the testing will receive a one-day pass to the Annual
Gathering, valid only for the day of the assessment. Mensa also invites the
public to a Colloquium on social and video games, which explores the evolving
world of gaming and how organizations are utilizing social games as a marketing
tool. Guest speakers include: Dr. Mia Consalvo, Social Gaming Expert; Dr.
Douglas A. Gentile, a recognized authority on the effectiveness of video games;
Jamison Shelby, a pioneer in social gaming; and, game developer Dr. Seth
Cooper. The Colloquium takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on July 3 with a
registration fee of $69.