2007 WPA Conference Registration

WPA invites you to attend the

WPA Conference 2007

Tempe Mission Palms Hotel
Tempe, Arizona

The 2007 WPA conference starts

Thursday evening, July 12, registration check in at 4:30
and runs through Sunday morning, July 15, 2007

Conference Theme: Preparing Ourselves & Our Programs: Readiness, Relevance, Relationships


  • Doug Hesse (University of Denver) will discuss ways of collaboratively composing a writing program during a year of preparation.
  • Jaime Mejia ( Southwest Texas State University) will discuss mentoring strategies for preparing the next generation of teachers and scholars.
  • Kyoko Sato (California State University at Northridge) will present the expectations and practices of secondary English language arts teachers on how they prepare high school students to write for the college classroom or the world of work.
  • Edward M. White (Visiting Professor of English, University of Arizona) will speak at our banquet on placement and exemption.

Registration Fees

Conference registration fee: $275
(includes Friday breakfast, lunch, evening banquet and two breaks; Saturday breakfast, lunch, and two breaks; and Sunday breakfast)

Lodging Information

Lodging: single $109 / double $ 109 / triple $119 / quad $129 (plus 12.07% sales tax and $9.75 per night hospitality fee). Please make your lodging reservations directly with the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel by calling 800.547.8705 or 480.894.1400. Please ask for “reservations” and identify the group as



Use group code 2T77I7

(Please do not make your reservations using the hotel’s Web site)

The Tempe Mission Palms (http://www.missionpalms.com/) is located less than a half block from downtown Tempe, filled with shops and restaurants. See http://www.downtowntempe.com/Dining.asp. And it’s within easy walking distance of the Tempe campus of Arizona State University. The hotel has a free airport shuttle.

Online registration is now closed. Mail-in registration must be postmarked July 1 or earlier. After that date, only onsite registration will be accepted.