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First-Gen Conference Agenda

The 2018 first-gen conference will be held at UC San Diego's Price Center.

A group room block is available at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla, located at 4240 La Jolla Village Drive. Information about the room block will be provided within registration confirmation emails. The Marriott La Jolla is located about two miles away from the Price Center and Birch Aquarium, where the conference reception will be held.

For questions about the event, please contact the Office of Diversity and Engagement.

Day 1: Wednesday, July 11

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
10:00 – 10:10 a.m. Welcome
10:10 – 11:00 a.m.           Keynote Address
11:00 – 11:20 a.m. Plenary Session
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lightning Talks
12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Working Lunch: Defining "First Generation" at UC
2:00 – 3:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Parent and Family Engagement
Holistic Advising for First-Generation Students
High-Impact Practices

4:00 – 4:30 p.m. Reflections and Closing Remarks
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Reception

Reception

The reception will be hosted at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps, located at 2300 Expedition Way.


Day 2: Thursday, July 12

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Plenary Session
10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Intentional and Inclusive Pedagogy for Classroom Practices
Mentoring Best Practices
First-Generation Graduate Student Success

12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Working Lunch: Round Table Discussions
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Redefining Student Success: Evaluation and Assessment
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

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