Event Schedule

Speakers, dates, times, and locations are subject to change. Please check back with this website for the latest updates.  CommWeek 2017

MONDAY APRIL 24

Career Connections Expo

Hosted by: Latino Communications Initiative & CSUF Career Center

Location: Pavilion AB

Employer Panel | 10am - 11:00am

Network Session | 11:00am - 1:00pm

 

The Anaheim Ducks and Social Media

Adam Brady – Anaheim Ducks

11:30am - 12:45pm | Hetebrink AB

Hosted by: Prof. Jim Collison

 

The Business of News

Walter Baranger – The New York Times

2:30pm – 3:45pm | Tuffree AB

Hosted by: Prof. Bonnie Stewart

 

Sports Information Director Duties

Steve DiTolla – CSUF Athletics

5:30pm – 6:15pm | LH 303

Hosted by: Prof. Henry Puente

 

ETC Annual Industry Mixer

Hosted by: Prof. Waleed Rashidi

6:30pm – 9:00pm | Muckenthaler Cultural Center

 

Life of a Photojournalist: Expect the Unexpected

Keith Durflinger - Southern CA News Group

7:00pm – 8:45pm | Hetebrink AB

Hosted by: Prof. Anne La Jeunesse

 

A Thing to be Marveled: Digital Post-Production and the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Mike Dillon – Technicolor

7:00pm – 10:00pm | UH 252

Hosted by: Prof. Mike Dillon

 

CICC Comm Week Mixer

Hosted by: Asst. Dean Rob Flores

8:00pm – 10:30pm | TSU Pub

 

TUESDAY APRIL 25

Cultural Strategy in Advertising

Natalie Kim – We Are Next

8:30am – 9:45am | Pavilion A

Hosted by: Prof. Jay Seidel

 

Exploring Intercultural Communication with my HCOM Degree

Candis Tate – ESL Instructor

8:30am - 9:45am | Hetebrink AB

Hosted by: Prof. LaToya Green

 

Interpersonal Conflict Management Through Crisis Communications

Kristin Daher – Powerhouse Public Relations

10:00am – 11:15am | Gilman AB

Hosted by: Prof. Peter Lee

 

NSSLHA-S.T.A.N.C.E. Career Awareness Day

Hosted by: Prof. Terry Saenz

Location: Pavilion B

10:00am – 7:00pm

  

What CSUF Doesn’t Teach You About Work

Ray Gillenwater – SpeakUp

11:30am – 12:45pm | Tuffree AB

Hosted by: Prof. Jim Collison

 

Breaking in Advertising and PR

Natalie Kim – We Are Next

11:30am – 12:45pm | Irvine Campus 212

Hosted by: Prof. Keith Kesler

 

Breaking in Advertising and PR

Natalie Kim – We Are Next

1:00pm – 2:15pm | Irvine Campus 212

Hosted by: Prof. Keith Kesler

 

Advertising Sales

Nickie Hill – OC Register

1:00pm - 2:00pm | Tuffree AB

Hosted by: Prof. Michelle Kurland

 

Family Communications

Leann Kaufman – Kaufman Family Law

1:00pm – 2:00pm | Gilman AB

Hosted by: Prof. Jason Teven

 

From A to SLP: Real-Life Journeys to a SLP Career

Diane Collins – CSUF Speech Clinic

Stephanie Floerke – Troy High School

1:00pm – 2:15pm | TSU Theatre

Hosted by: Prof. HyeKeung Seung

 

Covering Political and Social Issues

Deepa Bharath – OC Register

Amy Corral – NBC 4 News

Sal Hernandez – Buzzfeed

Julie Patel – Fullerton College

Brooke Staggs – OC Register

1:00pm – 2:15pm | Gabrielino

Hosted by: Prof. Frank Russell & Student Chapter of Society of Professional Journalists

 

Disneyland Diamond Anniversary Celebration: A Case Study

Suzi Brown – Disneyland Resort

2:30pm – 3:45pm | Alvarado AB

Hosted by: Prof. Carol Ames

 

Understanding the Private in Public Relations

Annette Macias – Citrus Valley Health Partners

3:00pm – 5:00pm | Gilman AB

Hosted by: Prof. Marie Loggia-Kee

 

Forensics (Speech and Debate) Team Showcase

CSUF Forensics Team

4:00pm – 6:30pm | Ontiveros ABC

Hosts: Prof. Joel Salcedo & Prof. Erika Thomas

 

Journalism: More Important Today Than Ever

Tracy Wood – Voice of OC

4:00pm – 5:15pm | Gabrielino

Hosted by: Prof. Gail Love

 

The First Amendment and Political Speech in Campaign Finance Law

Rick Hasen – UCI School of Law

Clara Torres-Spelliscy – Stetson University College of Law

4:00pm – 5:30pm | Alvarado AB

Hosts: Prof. Jason Shepard & Prof. Emily Erickson

 

The Future of Televised Entertainment

JR Griffin – FremantleMedia North America

John Manzi – KDOC TV

Lillian Vasquez – KVCR TV & Radio

4:00pm – 6:00pm | TSU Theatre

Hosted by: Prof. Waleed Rashidi

 

Life After Titan and Tusk: How Millennials Have Adapted to the New Media Landscape

Lori Anderson – Westways Magazine

Magdalena Guillen – AOL.com

Claudia Hudson – T-Systems

Jason Kandel – KNBC-LA

Marie Loggia-Kee – CSU Fullerton

Darleene Powells – CBSLA.com

Kerry Rivera – Experian

Lucio Villa – San Francisco Chronicle

6:00pm – 10:00pm | Pavilion A

Hosted by: Prof. Jeff Brody

 

Know Your Reader

Hugo Martin – LA Times

7:00pm – 8:00pm | Hetebrink AB

Hosted by: Prof. Holly Ocasio Rizzo

  

Users are People Too

Nathan Manchester – Team One

7:00pm – 9:45pm | Tuffree AB

Hosted by: Prof. Brian Song

 

Digital, Data, and Creativity

Jon Ruppel – Team One

Brendon Volpe – Team One

7:00pm – 8:15pm | Alvarado AB

Hosted by: Prof. Gail Love

 

Inside the Snitch Tank

Tony Saavedra – OC Register

8:00pm – 9:00pm | Gilman AB

Hosted by: Prof. Vik Jolly

 

WEDNESDAY APRIL 26

The Pros and Cons of Corporate and Non-Profit Public Relations and Marketing

Julie Cozort – Susan G. Komen OC

8:30am – 9:45am | Hetebrink AB

Hosted by: Prof. Richard Favela

 

The Pros and Cons of Corporate and Non-Profit Public Relations and Marketing

Julie Cozort – Susan G. Komen OC

10:00am – 11:15am | Hetebrink AB

Hosted by: Prof. Richard Favela

 

My Journey in “The Business”

Kelvin Washington – ESPN

10:00am – 11:15am | Alvarado AB

Hosted by: Prof. Beth Georges

 

AdClub AdCon 2017

Hosted by: Prof. Carolyn Coal

Location: Pavilion A

10:00am – 6:00pm

 

Strategic Planning: Before, During, and After

Dani Franks – Billabong, USA

Linda Luna-Franks – Kid Healthy

11:00am – 12:00pm | Tuffree AB

Hosted by: Prof. Michelle Kurland

 

Business Journalism: Business Degree Not Required

Shereen Marisol Meraji – NPR West

Brian Watt – KQED

1:00pm – 2:15pm | Ontiveros ABC

Hosted by: Prof. Inez Gonzalez

 

Public Relations in Higher Education: The Leadership Role of the Department Chair

Jason M. Shepard – CSU Fullerton

Diane Witmer – CSU Fullerton

5:00pm – 6:00pm | LH 322* & Irvine Campus 209*

Hosted by: Prof. Douglas Swanson

*This televised panel will be available to students at both locations.

 

PR in the Public Sector

Deanne Thompson – John Wayne Airport

4:00pm – 5:00pm | TSU Theatre

Hosted by: Prof. Gail Love

  

Turning Pro: What Photographers Need To Do Upon Graduation

Sean DuFrene – Sean DuFrene Photography

Christopher Kern – Mr. & Mrs. Kern

4:30pm – 8:00pm | Tuffree AB

Hosted by: Prof. Davis Barber

 

Latino Journalists of CSUF Present: You've Got The Job – What You Need To Know About Salaries and Contracts

Hosted by: Prof. Holly Ocasio Rizzo

Location: Ontiveros

5:00pm – 6:45pm

 

Reaching and Targeting the Hispanic Market

Stephen Chavez – PR Consultant & Food Blogger

5:30pm – 6:30pm | TSU Theatre

Hosted by: Prof. Dean Kazoleas

 

From Tinker Bell to Taco Bell: My PR Journey

Matt Prince – Taco Bell Headquarters

6:00pm – 6:30pm | Hetebrink AB

Hosted by: Prof. Dennis Gaschen

 

PRSSA Gala: A Night Among Graduates

Hosted by: Prof. Dennis Gaschen

Location: Pavilion B

7:00pm – 9:00pm

 

This Should be a Movie

Keith Sharon – OC Register

7:00pm – 8:00pm | Gilman AB

Hosted by: Prof. Jeff Merkow

 

L.I.F.E. Symposium

Yanitza Berrios – CSU Fullerton ASI

Connor Davidson – CSU Fullerton

Davey Eaves – Fullerton Joint Union High School District

Jack Mierop – Jack Up Your Life

Danielle Rath – GreenEyedGuide

8:30pm – 10:00pm | TSU Pub

Hosted by: Prof. Jack Mierop

 

THURSDAY APRIL 27

  The Counseling Needs of Communication Disordered Client Populations and Their Families

Ying-Chiao Tsao – CSU Fullerton

8:00am – 9:15am | Gabrielino

Hosted by: Prof. Ying-Chiao Tsao

 

The Power and Function of the Support Group for Oral Communication Difficulties

Ying-Chiao Tsao – CSU Fullerton

9:15am – 10:30am | Gabrielino

Hosted by: Prof. Ying-Chiao Tsao

 

Covering Music in the Digital Age

Vanessa Franko – Southern CA News Group

1:00pm – 2:15pm | Tuffree AB

Hosted by: Prof. Robert Quezada

 

Getting to the Center of a Tootsie Pop: Using Qualitative Methodologies to Find the Core Truth of a Product, Brand and Consumer

Kathy Thibault – Beyond Research

1:00pm – 2:15pm | Hetebrink AB

Hosted by: Prof. Christina Ceisel

 

Daily Titan Alumni Panel

Walter Baranger – NY Times

Jackie Combs-Nelson – Chicago Tribune

Gene Park – Washington Post

Anita Snow – Associated Press

Marc Stein – ESPN

3:00pm – 4:00pm | Alvarado AB

Hosted by: Prof. Jason Shepard

 

Leadership in Politics and the Academy

Jack Bedell – Orange County Department of Education

5:00pm – 6:00pm | Tuffree AB

Hosted by: Prof. Irene Matz

 

Communications Department Awards Ceremony*

*by invitation only

6:00pm – 9:30pm | Pavilion ABC

Hosted by: CSUF Department of Communications