Conference Clearinghouse

12th Annual ATTW Conference – March 11th, 2009 – San Francisco, CA
Theme: Beyond Work? Technical Communication in Professional, Community, & Social Networks
CFP deadline: 300 word proposals are due October 31st, 2008

PCA/ACA Pop Culture/American Culture: (No Theme)
National PCA/ACA Conference New Orleans Marriott Hotel April 8-11, 2009
CFP: 100 to 250 word abstract due November 30, 2008

May 3-6, 2009 Atlanta, GA
Proposal deadline Oct. 20, 2008
This is a good conference for someone who is interested in usability, training, documentation, and other industry practices.

July 19-22 2009, Hawaii
Proposal deadline Oct 30, 2008

Oct 2-4, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
2009 conference University of Aarhus (theme not defined yet)

IABC (International Association of Business Communication)
June 7-10, 2009 CFP is not out yet

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Computer & Writing
June 16-19, 2009, UC-Davis
Proposal Deadline: Sept 19, 2008
This is a good conference to go to if you are interested in employing technologies in teaching writing.

24th International Conference on Computers and Their Applications
March 25-27, 2009, New Orleans, Louisiana USA
Sponsored by the International Society for Computers and Their Applications (ISCA)
The topics will include, but are not limited to, the following areas: Algorithms, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Artificial Intelligence, Image Processing, Computer-aided Design/manufacturing, Real-time Computing, Computing Practice and Applications
Papers will be accepted only by electronic submission (PDF only). A full paper, including title, author’s name(s) and affiliation, mailing address, telephone, fax and email of the principal author, should be submitted before October 13, 2008 at the following web site:
Full paper Submission Deadline: October 13, 2008 Notification of Acceptance:
December 12, 2008 Pre-registration and Camera-ready paper due: January 9, 2009

Expanding Literacy Studies – International, Interdisciplinary Conference for Graduate Students
April 3-5, 2009, The Ohio State University
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2008
Theme: This conference aims to expand the dialogue and explore the landscape and intersections of literacy studies as a framework of critical investigation. This approach is meant to do the double work of expanding the field while critiquing the expansion. To that end, we invite proposals from graduate and professional students in ALL fields.
POSSIBLE TOPICS AND POINTS OF ENTRY: health literacy, literacy and technology, visual literacy, representations of literacy, definitions of literacy, law and literacy, art literacy, uses and abuses of literacy, motivations for literacy, symbol systems, the sociology of literacy, the teaching of literacy, reading and writing, literacy and science, performances of literacy, literacy and popular culture, the future of literacy, histories of literacy, intersections of literacy, production and consumption of texts, multiple literacies, the literacy myth, literacy and social change, sites of literacy, literacy in communities, work literacy.

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