CFP: Technical Communication (11/1/06, PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Fife
contact email: 

  April 4-7, 2007
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
  For more information on the PCA/ACA, please
  go to
  We are considering proposals for sessions in
  Technical Communication organized around a theme,
  special panels, and/or individual papers. Sessions are
  scheduled in 1½ hour slots, ideally with four papers
  or speakers per standard session.
  Should you or any of your colleagues be interested in
  submitting a proposal or have any questions, please contact
  the area chair (see below).
  We are interested in any and all topics about or related to the
   field, area, or pedagogy of technical communication in all
  of its many aspects.
  Some possible topics (but not limited to these):
  -- Professional relationships formed and cultivated in the
  technical communication environment
  -- Past, current, or future trends in the area of technical communication
  -- Differences between "technical writing" and "technical communication"
  -- Team environments vs. the "lone writer"
  -- Teaching technical communication: what works,
  what doesn't, what is most important
  -- Technical communication by non-technical graduates
  -- Technical communication as an alternate career for academics
  -- Persuasive discourses and marketing in technical communication
  -- Experience with different authoring, graphical, conferencing,
  or other technical communication tools
  -- Experiences in technical communication within large/small organizations
  -- Contracting vs. full employment in the technical communication field
  Submit a one-page (150-250 word) proposal or abstract (via regular mail or e-mail) by November 1, 2006, to the area chair below:
  John B Jones
  Reachview Technologies
  2207 Shadowood Parkway SE
  Atlanta, GA 30339
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