Association for Business Communication Southwestern U.S.
                                          Federation of Business Disciplines

                       Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, Louisiana

                                                  March 2 - March 5, 2022

Please submit a proposal or paper related to business communication topics for presentation at the
2022 ABC-SWUS Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Research papers or position papers
related to business communication topics 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

Papers or proposals should include a statement of the problem or purpose, methodology section (if
applicable), findings (as available), a summary, implications for education and/or business, and a

• If you are submitting a proposal only, it should contain 750 to 1,500 words and must be
submitted via the ABC website
submission link:
• If you are submitting a completed paper, please submit your proposal online as indicated above.
After that log in to ABC and click here to submit the completed paper as a Microsoft Word document by
October 1, 2021.**EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 30

• Personal and institutional identification should be removed from the body of the paper. Identify
yourself and your institution only on the cover page. Submissions will be anonymously reviewed.

• A cover page is required with the title of the paper and identifying information for each author:
name, institutional affiliation, address, phone and fax numbers, and e-mail address. For your
research to be considered for the Richard D. Irwin Distinguished Paper Award, you must submit here a
completed paper rather than a proposal by the submission deadline, October 1, 2021.**EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 30

• Submitted papers should not have been previously presented or published, nor should they be
under consideration or accepted for presentation elsewhere.

FBD Statement of Academic Integrity
Your paper should not have been previously published or previously presented at FBD.

Please indicate to the Program Chair if your paper is currently under submission to another FBD
association. If your paper is later accepted by another FBD association, it is your responsibility to
notify the appropriate Program Chairs.


• Upon receiving notice of acceptance, all authors and co-authors are expected to pre-register for

Submission Deadline: Papers and proposals must be received by October 1, 2021. *EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 30

Proceedings Deadline: Accepted papers must be received by January 14, 2022.

For information, contact Lindsay Clark, Program Chair,