Hosted by Shanken Family Foundation

Please mark your calendar for April 28, 2017, for the VIP Dinner. Join us for an exclusive opportunity to dine with the conference presenters as they each host a table and hear from our VIP speaker Alex Plank.

Alex Plank is the creator of, the leading site for individuals with Asperger’s syndrome and Autism. Both Alex and Wrong Planet have been featured by CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and Good Morning America. Wrong Planet has over 100,000 registered members and its discussion forums contain millions of messages. Alex was a consultant and actor on FX’s award-winning television series, The Bridge. Additionally, his films have been screened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and the National Museum of Cinema in Turin, Italy. He graduated from George Mason University with a degree in Film and Video Studies and he currently lives in Beverly Hills, California. His areas of expertise include public speaking, the Internet, writing, and film-making.

Gifts will be provided by local businesses who employ individuals on the autism spectrum. All net proceeds will be contributed to the Els for Autism Foundation.

Tickets are $125.00 each and can be purchased on the Registration page.