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ATTW 2016 Registration Round-Up

Smile if you already registered for #attwcon 2016!

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Pre-conference registration is now closed. closes TODAY, Fri 3/25! in ten days!

If you’re planning on attending ATTW 2016 in Houston, please register for the conference now. Registration will be available at the door, but it will be faster for you (and for the registration team) if you register before the conference.

While you are registering, please renew your ATTW membership. We’ve added 20 memberships in the last two weeks, which is great news, but we still have about 50 presenters who haven’t signed up or renewed their memberships yet. Please do this along with your registration.

We can’t wait to see you in Houston! Read this letter from our conference co-chairs to learn more about the conference program.

Update 3/25: The Women in TC luncheon is SOLD OUT. Even if you’re not attending ATTW, you can still attend the Women in TC Luncheon at the ATTW conference. We are asking everyone to pre-register this year so we can plan accurately for lunches. 

If you have already registered for the conference and renewed your membership, thank you so much! We’ll see you soon!

 

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Women in TC Events and ATTW luncheon Registration

ATTW 2015 Women in TC Luncheon
ATTW 2015 Women in TC Luncheon

Please be aware of these upcoming events from one of our partner organizations, Women in Technical Communication. Women in TC  provides a space for women to address issues that affect their lives and builds mentoring programs/infrastructures to respond to these varied needs. Women in TC is a valuable resource for pedagogy, research, and mentoring—and one of the hottest tickets at ATTW in Houston. Participate in upcoming events and reserve your seat at the luncheon now!

Update 3/25: The Women in TC luncheon is SOLD OUT.

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ATTW Announces 2016 Graduate Research Award Winners

ATTW is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 ATTW Graduate Research Awards. In our commitment to advancing graduate students in the field, the award’s purpose is to support and advance the research of graduate students in the latter stages of their PhD programs. Congratulations to the following recipients for their contributions to research in technical and professional communication:

  • Lauren E. Cagle, University of South Florida, “Shaping Climate Citizenship: The Ethics of Inclusion in Climate Communication and Policy.”
  • Emily January Petersen, Utah State University, “‘The Reasonably Bright Girls:’ Theorizing Women’s Agency in Technological Systems of Power.”
  • Susan Rauch, Texas Tech University, “Coding the Narrative: The Rhetoric and Attention Economics of EHR Systems Management, Usability, and Clinical Documentation Practices.”

The award selection committee was really impressed with the quality and potential contributions of these research projects. Award recipients will be featured and present their research in a panel at the annual conference, which will be held in April 2016, in Houston, TX.

The Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) is an active professional organization of about 500 teachers, researchers, and practitioners of technical communication. Formed in 1973 to encourage dialogue among teachers of technical communication and to develop technical communication as an academic discipline, the organization boasts an international and interdisciplinary membership. ATTW produces Technical Communication Quarterly, a leading academic journal, and it collaborates with Taylor & Francis/Routledge to publish the ATTW Book Series in Technical and Professional Communication.