Conference Schedule

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(CST, Madison, Wisconsin, USA)

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Thursday, June 3

8:45 - 9:00 AM CST    

General Conference Information and Opening Remarks 

Presented by: Dr. Susan Ellis Weismer

9:00 - 10:30 AM CST

CHILDES and PhonBank Resources for Studying Child Language Development

Presented by: Dr. Brian MacWhinney -  Carnegie Mellon University

10:30 - 10:45 AM CST


10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CST  

Poster Session One 

You will find a listing of all poster presentations to choose from here.

12:15 - 1:15 PM CST   

Lunch Break

1:15 - 2:45 PM CST   

Rethinking Clinical Trials in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Contributions from Language Assessment and Intervention

Presented by: Dr. Leonard Abbeduto -  UC Davis MIND Institute

2:45 - 3:00 PM CST   


3:00 - 4:30 PM CST   

Submitted Oral Presentations - Bilingualism  

The Bilingual Home Language Boost through the Lens of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Li Sheng; University of Delaware

Impact of Academic Language of Instruction on Spanish and English Growth in Bilingual Children

Lindsey Hiebert; Missouri State University

Emotion Competency Skills in Dual Language Learners

Shirley Huang; University of Colorado Boulder

4:30 - 4:45 PM CST   


4:45 - 6:00 PM CST   

Networking Groups

Six Zoom rooms open to join in conversation. Choose one or jump between several.

Student-Established Researchers with last names A-M and students (any name) - Room A

Student-Established Researchers with last names N-Z and students (any name) - Room B

Diversity, Equality, and Inclusions (DEI) interests - Room C

New Investigators (Postdocs and Recent PhDs) - Room D 

Students Only (Undergraduate, Graduate, Postdocs) - Room E

Steering Committee and Program Committee: Opportunity to give input - Room F

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Friday, June 4

9:00  - 10:30 AM CST   

Rethinking Difficulty: Cognitive Challenges Support Children's Language Development

Presented by: Dr. Haley Vlach -  University of Wisconsin-Madison

10:30 - 10:45 AM CST  


10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CST

Poster Session Two

You will find a listing of all poster presentations to choose from here.

12:15 - 1:15 PM CST

Lunch Break

1:15 - 2:45 PM CST  

Submitted Oral Presentations - Word Learning

Word-Learning Trajectories Influence Long-Term Recall in Children with Developmental Language Disorder and Typical Development

Justin B. Kueser; Purdue University

Working Memory Predicts New Word Learning Over and Above Existing Vocabulary and Nonverbal IQ

Shelley Gray; Arizona State University

Predictive language processing in young children with ASD

Kathryn Prescott; University of Wisconsin-Madison

2:45 - 3:00 PM CST  


3:00 - 4:30 PM CST
Poster Session Three 

You will find a listing of all poster presentations to choose from here.

4:30 - 4:45 PM CST  


4:45 - 5:45 PM CST

Social Hour - Breakout rooms by areas of interest  

Bilingualism researchers and cat lovers - Room A

Literacy researchers and hikers - Room B

DLD researchers and dog lovers - Room C

Neurodevelopmental Disorders researchers and gourmets - Room D

Assessment researchers and shopaholics - Room E

Intervention researchers and artists - Room F

5:45 PM CST  

Conference End

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