2018 WSKW Conference October 10-12
Harrahs in Reno, Nevada
International and U.S. faculty and students from all Kinesiology and Health-Related disciplines Welcome!
Theme: Collaborative Approach in the Search for Answers
Deadline for all submissions is June 15, 2018
 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 online via PayPal OR by check)

 PayPal

To pay your individual conference fee using PayPal (sorry, no group payments with PayPal), select the correct amount from the drop-down list then click on the “Pay Now” button.


Student & Faculty Fees



By check

To pay by check, please print out this form and send it with your check (sorry, we cannot take campus purchase orders/requisitions) to our conference treasurer:

Dr. Soojin Yoo
UT, Rio Grande Valley; Health and Human Performance
HPE II, Room 108
1201 West University Drive
Edinburg, TX 78539
  • Faculty: $100 by the registration deadline of 9/15/18. $120 late registration – postmarked/paid after 9/15.
  • Students: $50 by the registration deadline of 9/15/18. $65 late registration – postmarked/paid after 9/15.

 To pay for a group (by check only) please send a check and this group payment form to our treasurer at the above address.

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 WEDNESDAY 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 S10SKW8.

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.

Conference Highlights

Collaboration & Networking
Social for conference participants (Wednesday, 10th)
Reception for all registered conference participants and their guests (Thursday, 11th). NOTE: A day pass for guests ($35) can be paid on site at the registration table.

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, 2018
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, 2018
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 session); for selected 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
 Questions? 

Contact our Conference Coordinator: Dr. Andrea Ednie