Thursday, May 30 (1:30pm-6:30pm)
All Thursday events located in the Darden Education Building.
|12:00pm-1:00pm||Virginia WPA Meet-Up||Batten Arts and Letters Building, Room 5009||A meeting of WPAs across the state of Virginia. Email Cheri Lemieux Spiegel (firstname.lastname@example.org) if interested.|
|12:30pm-4:30pm||Check-In||Darden Education Bldg (Foyer)||Check-In table will be attended. Checking in will give attendees their program, name tag, and Friday lunch voucher.|
|1:30pm-3:30pm||Feedback Forum||Darden Education Bldg (Rm 1106)||Similar in form and function to the Research Network Forum (RNF) and the Teacher to Teacher event at CCCC, this Forum invites participants to share ideas, questions, challenges, and in-progress work that would benefit from focused feedback. Coffee and snacks will be served.|
|4:00pm-6:30pm||Workshops||Darden Education Bldg (Rooms 1100, 1106, & 1112)||Workshop 1: Gamifying The Grammar Gap in First-Year Composition. Led by Michan Myer (Norwich University). Room 1112.
Workshop 2: GIFs as Gateways to Multimodal Composition: Thinking about Writing through Looping Image. Led by Jamie Henthorn (Catawba College), Matt Beale (Old Dominion University), and Megan Mize (Old Dominion University). Room 1100.
Workshop 3: Developing RAD Research Skills: An Empirical Study of Genre and Writing Transfer. Led by Carol Hayes (George Washington University), Joe Paszek (University of Detroit Mercy), and Gwen Gorzelsky (Colorado State University). Room 1106.
|7:30pm||Social Gatherings||Downtown Norfolk or On Campus||Social Event 1: Rooftop beer garden gathering at Grain (100 E. Main St., Downtown Norfolk, located at the top of the Hilton). This event is sponsored by Fountainhead and Bedford/Macmillan publishers. Attendees will receive two free drink tickets, and there will be a complimentary taco bar as well. Shuttles will be taking attendees from outside the SpringHill Suites (4500 Hampton Blvd) lobby to Grain at the following times: 7:15pm / 7:30pm / 7:45pm. The shuttles will take attendees back to the hotel at 9:30pm. For those who wish to drive on their own, there are plenty of parking garages downtown. Town Point Garage is close, as is the Main Street Garage. Attendees are welcome to stay at Grain past the 9:30pm shuttle pick-up (Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/old-dominions-regional-4cs-social-event-tickets-62141223071)
Social Event 2: Movie and Telescope Night at the Pretlow Planetarium (located on campus). The movie being played is Black Holes (odu.edu/life/culture/discovery/pretlow-planetarium/shows.html.html). Event starts at 7:30 with snacks and non-alcoholic drinks (including sweet tea, lemonade, and hot chocolate). Movie starts at 8:00pm. Telescope use and directed stargazing will follow the movie at around 9:00pm (weather permitting). To register, email Dan Richards (email@example.com) indicating your interest.
Friday, May 31 (8:30am-5:45pm)
|7:30am-4:45pm||Check-In||Outside North Cafe||Check-In table will be attended all day. Checking in will give attendees their program, name tag, and lunch ticket.|
|7:30am-8:30am||Coffee & Breakfast||North Cafe||Pastries, bagels, yogurt, coffee, and tea will be available throughout the morning. (Starbucks hours, located just outside North Cafe, are from 8:00am-3:00pm.)|
|8:00am-3:00pm||Publisher Book Fair||North Cafe||Representatives from five academic publishers (Bedford St. Martin's/Macmillan, Oxford UP, Fountainhead, Pearson, and W.W. Norton, Inc.) will be located around the North Cafe, displaying books for preview and purchase.|
|8:30am-8:45am||Introductory Remarks||North Cafe||Introduction to Event: Conference Chair, Dan Richards; Introduction of Keynote: Kevin DePew.|
|8:45am-9:30am||Keynote||North Cafe||"Who’s (At)Tending to Transfer? An Invitation" by Dr. Jessie L. Moore, Elon University|
|9:45am-11:00am||Session A||A1: Executive Dining Room|
A2: Newport News
A6: Student Senate Chambers
|11:15am-12:30pm||Session B||B1: Executive Dining Room|
B2: Newport News
B6: Student Senate Chambers
|12:30pm-1:45pm||Lunch||Broderick Dining Hall||View menu|
|12:30pm-1:30pm||Professional Headshots||Hampton Room||Must sign up by May 24th. Email Dan Richards (firstname.lastname@example.org) to sign up.|
|1:45pm-3:00pm||Session C||C1: Executive Dining Room|
C2: Newport News
C6: Student Senate Chambers
|3:15pm-4:30pm||Session D||D1: Executive Dining Room|
D2: Newport News
D6: Student Senate Chambers
|4:45pm-5:45pm||Joint Listening Session||North Cafe||This reflective, collaborative session co-led by the keynote will include all conference participants and will facilitate open dialogue among attendees. Group notes and activities will take place in this Listening Session Group Notes (Shared Document)|