Conference Schedule

9:00 – 10:00am
Registration check-in, coffee and socializing -BC Cafe and Grill open
10:00 am – 10:05 am
Welcome from BC Administration  – VP Valdez-Simos (Renegade Event Center)
10:05 am – 10:10 am
Brief Address from SoCal President (Renegade Event Center)  
Keynote address – Alex Avila, Bakersfield College (Renegade Event Center)
11:00 –
11:35 am
Lunch (Renegade Event Center) and digital poster discussion (at lunch tables)   Digital Posters: Hatchee, Concordia University, “Unlocking the Gateway to Success” Zuniga, Concordia University, “Words Not Working?”
 Tutor TrackWCP Track
11:45 am –
12: 35 pm   Humanities Building
Group Presentation H-19
Antelope Valley
Bennett & Jones, “Harnessing the Power of A.I.”

Group Presentation H-20
Soka University of America
Hallatu & Dombay “Value Creation in the WC”

12 Minute Presentations (2) H-2
CSU Long Beach/Chapman
King, “Specialized Training to Support Disabled Students” Lemas, “Mindful Tutor, Mindful Session…”

Workshop H-4
MiraCosta College
Murphy & Cook, “Transforming the WC Through Generative AI”

Workshop H-5
CSU Channel Islands
Rundle “Embracing Linguistic Justice…”

12 Minute Presentations (2)  H-21
Chapman/San Diego SU
Kelly, “Bridging Goal Gaps…”
Honce & Ajami, “Constructing a Critical Consciousness…”    
WCP Roundtables (2)

Chris Glover, El Camino College: 2-year college discussion -50 mins, Humanities-51
Debbie Goss, Soka University of America: 4-year college discussion – 50 min, Humanities-52
12:45 pm -1:35 pm   Humanities BuildingGroup Presentation H-23
Point Loma Nazarene
Taylor, Cornwell, & Roberts, “Collaborative Embodiment”

Group Presentation H-19
CSU San Bernardino
Arias, Garza, Lopez, Peterson & Rios, “The Yassification of the CSUSB WC”

Group Presentation  H-4
Loyola Marymount
Gray, “Old Dogs, New Tongues…”

12 Minute Presentations (2) H-2
Chapman/Cal Lutheran
Wilson, “Writing Center Introductory Presentations”
Pizano, “On Being and Seeing…”

12 Minute Presentations (2) H-5
CSU Channel Islands/Nevada State
McQueen, “Fanfiction as a WC Tool”
Young, “Linguistic Justice…”
SoCal WCA Open Board Meeting discussion

SoCal WCA Business
-how to host
-announce WCP spring meeting

Humanities 51-52 (Writing Center)    
1:45 – 2:35 pm All tutors return to Renegade Event Center (REC)Roundtable Discussions-Renegade Events Center

Roundtable 1 REC
Cal Lutheran
Arias, “Supporting Our First-Year Writers”

Roundtable 2 REC
Nevada State
Maldonado & Ramos Duran, “Delegating Vs. Collaborating…”

Roundtable 3 REC
Antelope Valley
Sandoval & Garcia, “Transforming Ourselves into Words”

Roundtable 4 REC
Garcia, “What Makes the Best Tutors Around?”  

Roundtable 5 REC
CSU Dominguez Hills
Romero, Toscano, Bravo, Melich & Mejia, “AI Can Be Wrong?…”

Roundtable 6 REC
UC Irvine
Galeana, Rubtsova, Barreto, Moore, Damonti & Ma, “Assessing Strategies to Improve Resources…”

A BC Writing Specialist will help each group get situated in different clusters of tables in REC
SoCal board discussions continue
Attend tutor roundtables (REC)
2:45 – 3:00 pm
Wrap up – final remarks -Debbie & Kim thank you acknowledgements (Renegade Event Center)