2019 ABC Southwestern U.S. / FBD Conference

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

Houston, Texas, USA
March 13–16, 2019                                     

Call for Papers

See the full call for papers here.

See Call for Posters 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

 

Submission Instructions

Log in and then submit herePosters are accepted.  All other submissions are closed as of October 8.

Presenters and Co-Presenters must be either an "Organization Member" or "Organization Guest".  If you do not yet have an ABC membership or a guest account (free, but with no benefits), please create an account before submitting or registering by visiting the ABC membership page at: https://tinyurl.com/yaznm64k     

VIEW SUBMISSION - Co-presenters and co-authors can see title, but cannot view the submission.

  1. Log in to the ABC site and click My Options.
  2. From the dropdown menu, click My Profile. 
  3. Select My Options, then My Presentations (at bottom of list—lower right corner).
  4. Click your desired submission

Submitter can edit and can accept the submission.  Click here for steps.

ACCEPTANCE - Submitters should accept or decline an approved invitation to present by following these steps:

  1. Log in to the ABC site and click My Options.
  2. From the dropdown menu, click My Profile. 
  3. Select My Options, then My Presentations (at bottom of list—lower right corner).
  4. Click your desired submission.
  5. Click Accept Approval or Decline Approval and follow the prompts. 

See the full call for papers for guidelines.

Awards & Recognition

For your research to be considered for the Distinguished Paper Award, you must also submit a completed paper by the submission deadline, October 8, 2018 hereClick here for details.

Marlin C. Young Outstanding Teacher Award.  Click here for nomination details.

Proceedings

Submit your full paper here.  For questions about Proceedings, please contact Danica Schieber, Proceedings Chair.
Deadline for submitting to Proceedings - January 16.

Registration

Conference and hotel registration will take place at www.fbdonline.org .  

Lodging & Venue

Hyatt Regency Houston

Book lodging by February
Rates $152 single, $169 double, $181 triple, or $199 quad.
Contact hotel directly (713) 654-1234.  See lodging link at FBD site after November.

The fourth largest U.S. city’s two international airports offer easy access from anywhere in the world. The world renowned Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (https://www.rodeohouston.com) will be going on, with breath-taking rodeo competitions and performances by high profile entertainers. The downtown conference location is just steps from the METRORail for a quick ride to the museum district or the Houston Zoo. The Downtown Aquarium, professional sporting events, and diverse restaurant offerings offer further memory-making opportunities with colleagues and friends.

Program Chair

Carol Wright