At SSLW 2019, I presented three talks: a single authored classroom practice based one about transitional genres in professional writing, results from the transculturation project with my collaborators Phuong Tran and Parva Panahi, and an interactive workshop with the Crow team. My three presentations were well attended, and the audience provided helpful feedback that would push my work forward. Through my interactions, I met new scholars and made new connections. The SSLW community is a friendly and supportive crowd, and every year I participate in the conference I make new friends.
A heartfelt ‘thank you’ to Paul Kei Matsuda and all his students who always do an outstanding job in organizing the conference and bringing the L2 scholarly community together from different spots in the United States and all over the world. I am looking forward to SSLW 2020 (June 18-21) in Istanbul, Turkey and the Bali, Indonesia 2020 sequel (Dec. 12-14).