(Unofficial) Call for Proposals: 2006 WPA Conference
We'll soon be posting the official call for proposals for the 2006 conference in Chattanooga. Until then, here's an Advance Copy
Call for Proposals
2006 WPA Conference
"Keeping on Track: Looking Back, Looking Forward, Looking Out for New Opportunities"
Chattanooga Choo Choo Convention Center
July 13-16, 2006
Deadline for proposals: February 1, 2006
The conference will begin Thursday evening, July 13, and continue through Sunday morning, July 16. In addition to plenary speakers and concurrent panel sessions addressing the conference theme, "Keeping on Track: Looking Back, Looking Forward, Looking Out for New Opportunities," the program will include development mini-workshops and a several new ones on such topics as Documenting a Writing Program, Preparing an Administrative Portfolio/WPA Promotion Case, and Planning for Publishing Program Research. Ask your department chair or dean for funding to attend these mini-workshops! We also invite attendees to prepare poster presentations or other exhibits of their programs' special initiatives, research projects, or signature areas.
To allow conference attendees to begin planning as soon as possible, review of proposals for concurrent session panels, roundtables, poster sessions, and multimedia presentations will begin on October 15 and continue until the program is filled. A formal Call for Proposals for concurrent sessions will be posted on the Digital WPA website at http://wpacouncil.org.