2018 ABC Southwestern U.S. / FBD Conference

Association for Business Communication Southwestern United States/Federation of Business Disciplines

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
March 7–10, 2018

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Call for Papers

See the full call for papers here.

Research papers or position papers related to business communication in the following areas are encouraged:


Communication Technology


Technology and Education



Innovative Instructional Methods


Business Education Issues



International Business Communication


Paradigm Shifts in Communication



Training and Development/Consulting


Interpersonal Communication



Nonverbal Communication


Executive/Managerial Communication



Legal and Ethical Communication Issues


Organizational Communication


Proposal Submission Instructions

Submissions closed.  Notifications will be announced after November 15.

See the full call for papers for guidelines.


For questions about Proceedings, please contact Laura Valenti, Proceedings Chair.


Conference and hotel registration will take place at www.fbdonline.org .   Check that site soon for lodging link.


Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

Book your room by February 19, 2018.
Rates $144 for single, double, triple, or quad.
Contact the hotel at (505) 842-1234; see lodging link soon at FBD site.

Program Chair

Kelly Grant