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2012 Go Symposium

A go symposium sponsored by the International Go Federation will be held on the opening weekend of the U.S. Go Congress at Black Mountain, North Carolina on August 4-5. The keynote address will be given by Atari founder Nolan Bushnell. The program includes panel discussions on go in China and how to start a go program in your community, a question and answer session with Hikaru no Go author Hotta Yumi, presentations on topics ranging from the ancient history of go through rules, mathematics, Chinese poetry, and supercomputers, and a children's go art contest. Speakers are coming from Africa, Asia, and Europe as well as North America.

For further information, see the symposium website. Information is also available on the American Go E-Journal website.