Evaluation for Conference Attendees

Attendees from the 2016 Corning GAS Conference

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Evaluation Survey for Attendees of the 2016 GAS Conference

Creating Context: Glass in a New Light
Corning, NY | June 9-11, 2016

Overall value of the conference:

ExcellentGoodAverageFairPoorN/A
Meeting Friends & Colleagues
Networking
Educational
Professional Development
Total Conference Experience
Additional Comments (overall value)  

Were your professional goals and objectives met during the conference?

(objectives met)
Yes
No
Describe (goals met)  

What did you learn that you will put into use once you return to your studio?

Share your newly learned techniques/processes

What is the main determining factor for your decision to attend a GAS conference?

(Please choose one)
Content
Networking
Personal Growth & Development
Speakers
Demonstrators
Conference Location
Other (Specify):
Please explain (main factor attend conf)

Quality of Program: Lectures

ExcellentGoodAverageFairPoorN/A
Keynote Address (Wendell Weeks)
Willson, Labino, Littleton, and Strattman Lectures (Buster Simpson, Dr. Peter Bocko, Judith Schaechter, & Emily Zilber)
Lectures - General
Panels (Green, Career)
Forums (At-Risk Youth)
Additional Comments (quality lectures)  

Quality of Program: Lec-Mos

Lec-Mos (Lectures on artist processes)
Excellent Good Average Fair Poor N/A
Additional Comments (quality lecmos)  

Quality of Program: Demonstrations

ExcellentGoodAverageFairPoorN/A
Demonstrations: flameworking
Demonstrations: hot glass
Demonstrations: coldworking
Additional Comments (quality demos)  

Quality of Program: Ongoing & Events

ExcellentGoodAverageFairPoorN/A
Pre-Conference Tours
Opening Ceremony & Reception
Local Exhibitions / Gallery Hop
Technical Display
Taste of Tech (Thurs, June 9)
Education & Professional Resource Center + School Q&A hour, Posters Presentations
Portfolio Review
Int. Student Exhibition
Goblet Grab
Silent Auction
Live Auction
Closing Night Party at The Corning Museum of Glass
Glass Fashion Show (Sat, June 11)
Additional Comments (ongoing & events)  

Conference Logistics

ExcellentGoodAverageFairPoorN/A
Conference City - Corning, New York
Venue - The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue - Palace Theatre
Venue - 171 Cedar Arts Center
Venue - The Rockwell Museum
Venue - Corning Incorporated Headquarters Auditorium
Venue - Corning-Paint Post High School Auditorium
Accommodations - Radisson Hotel Corning
Transportation (shuttles to demo venues, provided by GAS)
ONLINE Pre-Registration Process
ONSITE Registration Process at the Radisson Hotel Corning
Central Ticketing
Fashion Show Ticketing
Additional Comments (conf logistics)  

Please rate the GAS staff year round and at the conference:

ExcellentGoodAverageFairPoorN/A
Accessible
Responsive
Friendly
Helpful
Knowledgeable
Additional Comments (GAS staff)  

Please rate the GAS Board of Directors year round and at the conference:

ExcellentGoodAverageFairPoorN/A
Accessible
Responsive
Friendly
Helpful
Knowledgeable
Additional Comments (GAS Board Directors)  

Printed Materials and Online Information:

ExcellentGoodAverageFairPoorN/A
2016 Pre-Conference Brochure (in color; printed Nov 2015)
2016 Conference Program Book (in registration bag)
2015 Journal for the San Jose, CA Conference (mailed March 2016)
GAS Website
Member Profiles with Image Gallery
Online Member Directory & The Marketplace
GASnews, our online newsletter (emailed quarterly)
GAS Weekly Digest (emailed on Sunday)
Emerging Artists Online Catalogue (issuu.com)
Additional Comments (Printed & Online info)  

Conference fees - USDollars:

LowReasonableHighN/A
EARLY BIRD PRE-REG FEE: Dec 1, 2015-Mar 1, 2016 ($295 Ind/$165 FT Student)
PRE-REG FEE: Mar 2-May 20, 2016 ($350 Ind/$195 FT Student)
ONSITE REG FEE: June 8-11, 2016 ($395 Ind/$250 FT Student)
DAY PASS REG FEE: ($170 Ind/day & $95 FT Student/day)
WORK EXCHANGE REG FEE +12 hrs work ($165 Ind/$55 FT Student)
TOUR FEE - WORLD KITCHEN FACTORY ($10/person)
TOUR FEE - ANCHOR GLASS FACTORY ($35/person)
Additional Comments (conference fees)  

What was your favorite conference event or venue?

Please explain (favorite event)

What topics would you like covered at future GAS conferences?

Please explain (future topics)

Do you have any suggestions for presenters for future GAS conferences?

Please explain (presenter suggestions)

Did you find the Registration hours adequate?

REGISTRATION:
Wed: noon-6pm; Thu: 7:00am-5pm; Fri: 7:00am-4pm; Sat: 7:00am-2pm

Yes No
Other (Specify):

Did you find the Technical Display hours adequate?

TECH DISPLAY:
Thu: 8am-1:30pm; Fri: 8am-5pm; Sat: 8am-3:30pm

Yes No
Other (Specify):

Did you find the AUCTION Drop-Off hours adequate?

AUCTION DROP-OFF:
Wed: noon-5pm; Thu: 9am-1pm; Fri: 9am-1pm

Yes No
Other (Specify):

Did you find the GOBLET GRAB Drop-Off hours adequate?

GOBLET GRAB DROP-OFF:
Wed: noon-5pm; Thu: 9am-1pm; Fri: 9am-11am

Yes No
Other (Specify):

Did you find the INT. STUDENT EXHIBITION Drop-Off hours adequate?

INT STUDENT EXHIBITION DROP-OFF:
Wed: noon-5pm; Thu: 9am-1pm; Fri: 9am-1pm

Yes No
Other (Specify):

What type of pre-conference tour would you be inclined to join?

Check All that Interest You
Local art tours
Popular sites not necessarily related to art/glass
Food + Drink tours
Tours that go outside of the host city
Other (Specify):

Would you recommend the GAS conference to others?

Please explain (recommend conf)

What, if any, suggestions do you have for improvements to future GAS conferences?

Please explain (suggestions for improvement)

Do you plan to attend the conference next year? Norfolk, VA, June 1-3, 2017?

Venues To Be Finalized
Yes Maybe No
Please explain (attend 2017)

Do you have any suggestions for locations of future conferences?

In the US: List the city & state plus why it would be a great host to the conference  
International: List the country & city plus why it would be a great host to the conference  

Please note any additional comments here:

GAS welcomes your feedback

Contact Information

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Thank you, your comments are greatly appreciated!

The Glass Art Society reserves the right to deny applications for Technical Display, advertising participation, GAS membership or the conference from anyone for any reason.