Connection, Sustainability, and Diversity in Graduate Communication Work
University of Maryland, College Park
We are happy to announce the next CGC Summer Institute, which will be held in person at the University of Maryland, College Park, June 21-23, 2023. Our theme will be Connection, Sustainability, and Diversity in Graduate Communication Work. We are continuing the formats of Works-in-Progress, Workshops, Special Interest Networking Groups, and Research Presentations.
The Summer Institute registration fee will be $175 with CGC membership
For non-members, registration with membership is $230 (for Individual membership), $205 (for Part-Time/Student/Global Membership), or $250 (no membership).
All presenters must be registered by June 1! Registration for non-presenters closes on June 15!
Michelle Crow, Ph.D., Founding Director, English Language Support Office, Cornell University
Sharon Fries-Britt, Ph.D., Professor of Higher Education, University of Maryland, College Park
Lisa Russell-Pinson, Ph.D., Associate Teaching Professor of Writing, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Wednesday, June 21st
|8:30-9:30 am||Breakfast & Registration||Tawes 1st Floor Lobby, Tawes 1310|
|9:30-10:00 am||Welcome & Opening Remarks||Ulrich Hall|
|10:00-11:00 am||Keynote: Sharon Fries-Britt||Ulrich Hall|
|11:15-12:45 pm||WIP Strand A||Tawes 0214, 0221|
|12:45-1:45 pm||Lunch||Tawes 1310|
|2-3:30 pm||Research Presentations 1||Tawes 0214, 0223|
|3:30-3:45 pm||Coffee Break||Tawes 1310|
|3:45-5:15 pm||Workshop/WIP Strand B||Tawes 1310, 0214|
|5:30-6:30 pm||Keynote: Lisa Russell-Pinson||Ulrich Hall|
Thursday, June 22nd
|9:30-10:00 am||Breakfast and Registration||Tawes 1310|
|10:00-11:00 am||Special Workshop||Tawes 1310|
|11:15-12:45 pm||WIP Strand C||Tawes 0214, 0221|
|12:45-2:00 pm||Lunch and Business Meeting Discussion||Tawes 1310|
|2:15-3:45 pm||Research Presentations 2||Tawes 0214, 0223|
|3:45-4:00 pm||Coffee break||Tawes 1310|
|4:00-5:00 pm||Special Interest Networking Sessions||Tawes 0214, 0221, 0223|
|5:30-6:30 pm||Happy Hour|
Friday, June 23rd
|9:00-9:30 am||Breakfast||Tawes 1310|
|9:30-10:30 am||Keynote: Michelle Crow||Ulrich Hall|
|10:45-12:15 pm||WIP Strand D||Tawes 0214, 0221|
The 2023 CGC Summer Institute will be held at the University of Maryland, College Park. All meetings will be in Tawes Hall. You can find a campus map here.
College Park, Maryland is conveniently located just a few miles from Washington, DC and is easily accessible by public transportation. The region is served by three airports and Amtrak; find out more about getting to campus from the airports or Amtrak here.
College Park is on the Green Line of the Washington DC Metro. A free shuttle is available for transport from the College Park Metro Station to campus; it is approximately a 25 minute walk from the Metro to Tawes Hall. Detailed descriptions of how to get to Tawes Hall via public transportation can be found here.
Parking is available on campus for $15 daily; the closest parking garages are Union Lane and Mowatt Lane Garage are each about a 10-15 minute walk to the conference building.
The CGC decided not to use a conference hotel for this conference, but individuals can make reservations at one of two hotels that are within easy walking distance of the conference location of Tawes Hall. The Hotel at the University of Maryland is located close to the College Park Metro Station and is approximately a 15 minute walk to the conference building. The College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center is located at the western edge of the University of Maryland campus and is about a 10 minute walk to the conference building.
Conference participants may also decide to stay at a hotel or rental in Washington, DC and travel to College Park. Detailed descriptions of how to get to Tawes Hall via public transportation can be found here.