Agenda

The program is designed to communicate the expertise of university researchers and leading practitioners and engage with community members to develop better options for the future of the transborder region. Presentations are short and concise, and discussion is maximized.

Agenda

El programa está diseñado para comunicar la experiencia de los investigadores universitarios y los profesionales destacados y comprometerse con los miembros de la comunidad para desarrollar mejores opciones para el futuro de la región transfronteriza. Las presentaciones son breves y concisas, y la discusión se maximiza.

 

 

9:00 AM

OPENING / WELCOME SESSION

Welcome: Dr. Cristina Alfaro, SDSU Associate Vice President for International Affairs

Emcee/Facilitator: Dr. Hala Madanat, Interim Vice President for Research and Innovation at SDSU

Moderator: Maybelline Arevalo Lopez, Executive Assistant to the Associate Vice President of International Affairs 

Opening Speakers:

Dr. Adela de la Torre, SDSU President 

Dr. Fernando León García, CETYS University President

Ben Hueso, California State Senator for the 40th District

Carlos González Gutiérrez, Consul General of Mexico in San Diego

Edith Montiel Ayala, Vice president of the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC)

10:15 AM

Session 1A. PUBLIC HEALTH

Facilitator: Dr. Helina Hoyt, SDSU IV RISE Center Co-Lead; Dr. Michael Gates, SDSU IV RISE Center Co-Lead; Dr. Beverly Carlson, Associate Professor & Gaduate Advisor at SDSU

Speakers: Belen Leon-Lopez, Imperial County Air Pollution Control District Project Manager; Saul Guzman, Director de Gestion Ambiental de Baja California

Presentation: "Border 2020- Imperial/ Mexicali Air Quality Task Force Efforts"

Speakers: Roque Barros, Imperial Valley Wellness Foundation 

Presentation: "How COVID-19 tore through Imperial Valley's safety net and exposed the need for the Imperial Valley Wellness Foundation"

10:15 AM

Session 1B. EARLY / YOUTH EDUCATION

Facilitator: Dr. Teresa Satterfield, Professor – Romance Linguistics,  Doctor of Philosophy

Q & A Moderator: Dr. Jorge Franciso Sanchez, artista visual y Doctor en Ciencias Sociales

Speakers: Issel Karina Acuña Corona, maestra en Ana Maria Calleja de Hidalgo; Diana Laura Garnica Barboza, maestra en el Jardín de Niños federal Frontera Norte

Presentation: "La Educación Preescolar a Distancia: Análisis Del Involucramiento De Padres o Tutores"

Speakers: Alicia Pamela Ramos Llanos, Lic. en Psicología Clínica en CETYS Universidad; Violeta Viridiana González Andrade, Director of the Mission Club Primary Comprehensive Support Center

Presentation: "Integración de un alumno con TEA en una aula virtual a través del método TEACHH"

Speakers: Dr. Bill Rivers, Principal- WP Rivers & Associates

Presentation: "Language Access is a Medical Necessity"

12:00 PM

Session 2. CAREER SERVICES

Facilitator: Natalia Peddycoart, Career Development & Program Coordinator, SDSU Career Services

Q & A Moderator: Melissa Gonzalez, Career Development & Diversity Engagement Coordinator, SDSU Career Services

Speakers: Leticia Cazares, Graduate Advisor Field Placement & Professional Development Coordinator Lecturer; Dr. Patricia Lozada-Santone, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs SDSU College of Education

Presentation: "Career Readiness in the Public Health and Mental Health Fields"

1:45 PM

Session 3. PERSPECTIVES 

Facilitator: Dr. Shira Goldenberg, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Assistant Professor, SDSU

Q & A Moderator: Lyssandra Perez, SDSU Graduate Research Assistant 

Speakers: Dr. Esperanza Camargo, Professor and Researcher of Humanitarian Issues

Presentation: "Childhood Adversity & PTSD"

Speakers: Dr. Saul Maldonado, Assistant Professor-Dual Language and English Learner Education & Co-Director of the Developing Effective Bilingual Educators with Resources Project at SDSU; Dr. Sera Hernandez, Assistant Professor-Dual Language and English Learner Education & Co-Director of the Developing Effective Bilingual Educators with Resources Project at SDSU;  Mariano Lozano-Soto, Graduate Research Assistant for the Developing Effective Bilingual Educators with Resources Project at SDSU; Linda E. Sotelo, Bilingual Administrative Coordinator of the Developing Effective Bilingual Educators with Resources (DEBER); Michael Wickert, Director of Teacher Education and the Developing Effective Bilingual Educators with Resources Project Director at Southwestern Community College District 

Presentation: Rumbo a un sistema responsable de apoyo estudiantil: Promoviendo la salud mental en la formación de docentes bilingües

3:30 PM

CLOSING ROUND TABLE

Facilitator: Dr. Hala Madanat, Interim Vice President for Research and Innovation at SDSU

Q & A Moderator: Justine Kozo, Office of Border Health, Public Health Services 

Speakers: Ivette Lorona, Graduate Student at SDSU's Dual Master's Program in Latin American Studies and Public Health; Dr. Vanessa  Falcón Orta, Faculty Director for the new Cross-Cultural Center at SDSU Imperial Valley; Sara Gonzalez-Quintero, Associate Director of the Transborder Student Ally Program 

Presentation: "Transfronterizo Community and Mental Health"

9:00 AM

WELCOME  SESSION

Opening Remarks:

Dr. Cristina Alfaro, SDSU Associate Vice President for International Affairs

Dr. Salvador Hector Ochoa, SDSU Provost and Senior Vice President

Facilitator: Alana Rodriguez, University of Michigan Academic Program Manager for the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Moderator: Alexandra Fox, SDSU International Affairs Program Coordinator 

Opening Speakers:

Dr. María Luisa Zúñiga, Co-Director, SDSU-UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Research on Substance Use; Dr. Adriana Carolina Vargas-Ojeda, Profesora Investigadora de Medicina y Psicología, UABC

10:15 AM

Session 1A. COVID-19 

Facilitator: Dr. Paul Ganster, Director of Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias at SDSU  

Q & A Moderator: Alexandra Fox, SDSU International Affairs Program Coordinator 

Speakers: Daniela Flores, Imperial Valley Equity and Justice Coalition; Luis Flores, Imperial Valley Equity and Justice Coalition; Dr. Amy Quandt, Assistant Professor SDSU; Mercy Villasenor, Research Assistant SDSU IVC; Dr. Annie Keeny, Research Associate for the High Plains Intermountain Center for Agriculture Health and Safety (HICHAS) 

Presentation: "Understanding COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Access for Daytime Farmworkers in Imperial County"

Speakers: Gil Rebollar, Public Information Officer for the County Imperial;  Esperanza Colio, Deputy CEO for the County of Imperial

Presentation: "Binational Collaboration Towards a Better & Brighter Border Region."

Speakers: Samuel Loroña, Immigration Policy Field Studies and Immigrants Through History Researcher

Presentation: "Movilidades pandémicas: migrantes y mafias locales en Altar, Sonora en tiempos de COVID 19"

10:15 AM

Session 1B. HIGHER EDUCATION

Facilitator: Dr. Eyal Oren, Interim Director of the School of Public Health at San Diego State University; Dr. Edgar Madrid, Professor at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences of CETYS

Q & A Moderator: Karina Elizabeth Vidrio Meza, SDSU International Affairs Student Assistant

Speakers: Dalia Andrea Rodriguez, M.Sc. Computer Science stdent at Tecnológico Nacional de México; Dr. Arnoldo Díaz-Ramírez, Coordinator of the Industrial Informatics research group at ITM; Rafael Iván Ayala-Figueroa

Presentation: "Detección y prevención de violencia de género con herramientas de las ciencias computacionales"

Speakers: Dr. Hilda García-Pérez, Researcher and Professor in the Department of Population Studies at El Colegio de la Frontera Norte; Dr. Marvyn Arévalo Avalos, Arizona State University; Dr. Stephanie Ayers, Arizona State University; Dr. Stephen Kulis, Arizona State University ; Dr. Flavio F. Marsiglia, Arizona State University

Presentation: "When stigmatization and re-bordering intersect and hurt Latinxs adolescent's health in the US-Mexico border"

12:00 PM

Session 2A. Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) Projects

Facilitator: Liliana Vizcarra Rivera, Co-director ELS Certification 

Q & A Moderator:  Paulina Covarrubias, SDSU International Affairs Student Assistant

Speakers: Dr. Fabiola Flores Monsivais, Coordinadora de Extension y Vinculacion de la Escuela de Ciencias de la Salud, Ensenada UABC

Speakers: Dr. Joibel Tadea Giménez Mogollon, Professional Social Service Coordinator, Language School, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

Speakers: Dr. Lluliana Alonso, Assistant Professor in Teacher Education, San Diego State University- Imperial Valley; Luisa Chavarria-Reyes, Teacher Candidate in SDSU's IV Teacher Preparation Program

Speakers: Dr. Zohir Chowdhury, Ph.D., Public Health, San Diego State University; Claire Norberg, SDSU Master's Student in Environmental Health; Kaylen Wilson, SDSU Master's Student in Environmental Health; Peyton Wilson, SDSU Master's Student in Environmental Health

12:00 PM

Session 2B. ARTS

Facilitator: Jess Humphrey, School of Music and Dance Professor

Q & A Moderator:  Noemi Portillo, SDSU International Affairs Student Assistant

Speakers: Jess Humphrey, School of Music and Dance Professor; Gizeh Muñiz Vengel, Dancer and Student of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy 

Speakers: Dr. William Nericcio, Director of the Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences Cultural Studies Program, SDSU

Presentation: "Bordering on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown: Border Literature, Art, Cinema, and Cultural Critique Focused on La Frontera"

1:45 PM

Session 3. PERSPECTIVES

Facilitator: Dr. Paul Ganster, Director of Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias at SDSU 

Q & A Moderator: Lyssandra Perez, SDSU Graduae Research Assistant 

Speakers: Lourdes Camarena-Ojinaga, Professor - Researcher in the Faculty of Administrative and Social Sciences at the Autonomous University of Baja California; M.Phil Concepción Martínez Valdés; PhD Christy Getz

Presentation: "Trabajo y salud de mujeres indígenas jornaleras en la Costa Central de California"

Speakers: Dr. María del Rosio Barajas Escamilla, Directora Departamento de Estudios Socailes, El COLEF; Dr. Patricia Radilla Chávez; Maestro Gener José Avilés Rodríguez

Presentation: La Salud que compartimos en la región transfronteriza Tijuana-San Diego

3:30 PM

CLOSING REMARKS

Facilitator: Dr. Helina Hoyt, SDSU IV Rise Center Co-Lead

Speakers: 

Juan Vargas, Congressman of California's 51st District