Socal Development

Socal Development


You are cordially invited to attend 

the 2011 Symposium on Cognitive and Language (SOCAL) Development

Download SOCALDev_Schedule.pdf.

This year, SOCAL Development will be held on the campus of CalStateLA at the University Student Union (click on google map below).  If you have any questions, please email Dr. Ji Son or Noy Phimphasone.

Information about RSVP, directions/parking, and lunch provided below.

Conference information


Saturday, May 7, 2011


9:00am to 4:00pm


CalStateLA Campus

Hosted by

CSULA Learning Lab

Participating Laboratories


Barbara Sarnecka

Lindsay Richland


Scott Johnson

Cathy Sandhofer

Megha Sundara


David Barner

Gedeon Deak


Toby Mintz

Justin Wood


Ji Son

Detailed Information


Please RSVP to attend by April 30, 2011.


This year, lunch options will be provided from Banh Mi My Tho, a family owned and operated local Vietnamese sandwich shop, ranked by LA Magazine as one of 17 Great LA Sandwiches. All sandwiches include cilantro, cucumbers, pickled radish/carrot, peanuts.  Lunch includes a sandwich of your choice, two eggrolls, a Chinese dessert, and a drink for $5 -- please pay with cash at SOCAL Development.

Additionally, there are several options for lunch/snacks in and around the USU including Starbucks, Juice It Up, El Pollo Loco, Carl's Junior, and Sbarro.

Directions & Parking

SOCAL Development will be held in the University Student Union's (USU) Alhambra Room on the 3rd floor (305). Attendees should park on the top floor of Parking Structure C (campus_map.pdf) and parking permits may be purchased from yellow kiosks. A valid permit must be displayed on your vehicle's dashboard at all times.

From the 10-East:

  1. Exit at Eastern Ave.

  2. Turn left and go over freeway.

  3. Enter the campus and follow Paseo Rancho Castilla north. 

  4. Turn right on Circle Dr (there is a stop sign there).

  5. Turn left into Parking Structure C.

From the 710-North:

  1. Get off at Valley Blvd exit (the fwy ends here) and turn left onto Valley.

  2. Turn left at Mariondale Ave.

  3. Turn right on Paseo Rancho Castilla and left into the parking lot.

Contact Information

Questions about the conference can be directed to Dr. Ji Son or Noy Phimphasone.