It's time for the Spring 2017 issue of the newsletter. As usual, I'm requesting items of interest to our colleagues. These include relevant stories on business communication events and initiatives, awards and achievements, research projects, conferences and new books. . . .
We are busily planning what we expect to be a wonderful 82nd annual conference in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland October 18-21, 2017. If you want to take advantage of peer review or mentor review the deadline is March 3. March 3 is also the workshop deadline. . . .
As you’re preparing for our Ireland conference, please consider being part of the lightning roundtable: “How Do You Teach Diversity?” The roundtable will be a forum in which panelists—and audience--will share best practices. The idea is for panelists to share an assignment . . .
Looking for an opportunity to showcase your students’ talents? The Association for Business Communication invites undergraduate student submissions for the 2017 Student Writing Contest. The case and instructions can be found at http://www.businesscommunication.org/page/student-writing-contest. . .
We are pleased to announce Timothy Ballard, Founder and CEO of Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R), will be the keynote speaker at the March 30-April 1 ABC Western Regional Conference. O.U.R. is a non-profit organization which rescues children from child-trafficking . . . .