2020 ABC Southwestern U.S./FBD Regional Conference

March 11 - 14, 2020

San Antonio, Texas

Call for Papers

See the full call for papers and posters

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

 

Healthcare Communication

Language and Communication Theory

Submission Instructions

Submissions opening soon.    Submission Deadline:  October 1, 2019

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.

Proceedings

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

Awards & Recognition

Distinguished paper award    For research to be considered for the Distinguished Paper Award, you must also submit a completed paper here by the submission deadline, October 1, 2019. 
FBD Outstanding Educator Award
ABC-SWUS Marlin C. Young Outstanding Teacher Award   Click here for nomination details.  

Registration

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

Lodging & Venue

Hyatt Regency San Antonio

Program chair, Kayla Sapkota