2017 WSKW Conference
October 11-13
Harrah's in Reno, Nevada
Theme: Scholarship of Engagement: Crossroads of Teaching, Research, and Service
Deadline for all submissions is June 15, 2017
 Conference Materials
  Conference Registration

STEP 1 (online registration)
Please use this link to register for the conference. Then, navigate back to this page and complete STEP 2.

STEP 2 (pay conference fee)

  • Faculty: $100 by registration deadline of 9/15/17. $120 late registration – postmarked/paid after 9/15.
  • Students: $50 by registration deadline of 9/15/17. $65 late registration – postmarked/paid after 9/15.

Please print out this form and send it with your check to our treasurer:

Dr. Soojin Yoo
UT, Rio Grande Valley; Health and Human Performance
HPE II, Room 108
1201 West University Drive
Edinburg, TX 78539

Please pay by check*. Sorry, we cannot take campus purchase orders/requisitions.

You can also pay when you check in at the registration table at the conference, though that will incur the late fee.

Harrah’s Hotel Reservations & Directions

Please reserve your room(s) BY MONDAY SEPTEMBER 26TH using this URL or phone number (888-726-6311) so the reservation is credited to WSKW and you get our conference rate. The group code is S10SKW7.

It is free to book online using the link provided above. To call-in, there is a $10.00 processing fee for using Harrah’s Central Reservations.

PLEASE NOTE: We have a block of rooms reserved for conference attendees.  Once those rooms are taken anyone needing a room will need to book it outside of our direct conference reservation link.  Either contact Harrahs (www.harrahsreno.com ) or another hotel by phone or book through a 3rd party (e.g., expedia.com).

After October 1st, the WSKW conference reservation link will close.

Getting to Harrah’s Hotel From the Airport

Harrah’s Hotel and Casino has a shuttle bus from the airport to the hotel which runs from the airport every hour on the hour starting at 5:00 a.m. and ending at midnight. It departs Harrah’s every hour on the half hour beginning at 4:30 a.m.

The shuttle can be found as you exit baggage claim, following signs to hotel shuttles.

The taxi rate is about $18.

Questions?

Contact our Conference Coordinator: Dr. Cathy Inouye: cathy.inouye@csueastbay.edu

Conference Highlights

Collaboration & Networking
Social for conference participants (Wednesday, 11th)
Reception for all registered conference participants and their guests (Thursday, 12th)

Discipline-specific and interdisciplinary presentations each day
College/University, Faculty, & Student Awards

Information For Faculty 

Submission Guidelines for FACULTY 

Submitting a Proposal for Presentation (Beginning late-January)
Deadline: June 15, 2017
Review guidelines then use the link from the guidelines page to submit contact information and a 250-word abstract.

Session Types

  1. Lecture-Style (20 minute & 50 minute sessions); for original research; projector & VGA cable provided
  2. Poster Presentation (50-minute session); for original research; will be mounted on wall; pushpins provided
  3. Round Table Discussion (20 minute & 50-minute sessions); for facilitated discussion of issues; projector & VGA cable provided
Information For Students 

Submission Guidelines for STUDENTS 

Submitting a Proposal for Presentation (Beginning late-January)
Deadline: June 15, 2017
Review guidelines, then use the link from the “Submission Guidelines for STUDENTS” page to submit contact information and your proposal.

Session Types

  1. Lecture-Style (20-minute & 50-minute sessions); for original research; projector & VGA cable provided
  2. Poster Presentations (20-minute session); will be mounted on wall; pushpins provided
    1. Research Critique: for critique of a published research article
    2. Review of Literature: for more in-depth presentation of a topic
    3. Original Research: for presentation of student-led research