We are thrilled that Asao B. Inoue will join us as our keynote speaker. Inoue is Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition, Director of University Writing, and Director of the Writing Center at the University of Washington in Tacoma. He has researched and published extensively on the intersections of writing assessment and racism. In 2015, he published Antiracist Writing Assessment Ecologies: Teaching and Assessing for a Socially Just Future; and in 2012, he co-edited a collection, Race and Writing Assessment, which won the CCCC’s Outstanding Book Award. Inoue was also recently elected as the Assistant Chair of CCCC and will chair the conference in Kansas City in 2018.