To submit a proposal, please click on this link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ecwca2018 and follow submission directions. If you do not have an account, you will be asked to register for EasyChair before you will be able to proceed. Easy Chair is a conference management system commonly used in STEM fields. Some other rhetoric and composition conferences that have used Easy Chair include: The International Conference on Writing Analytics and the 2016 regional Northeast C’s institute. To read more about EasyChair, please click on this link: http://easychair.org/

Conference submissions ought to include the following:

– Full names and other identifying information (school, academic rank/title, email address etc.) of each presenter—participants may submit individual abstracts or submit as a proposed panel.

– Abstracts ought to be approximately 250 words for individual submissions or no more than 700 words for a proposed panel of presenters (please do not include more than 3 – 4 presenters, per proposed panel, please).

– In your proposal, please identify the kind of activity: an academic talk, a roundtable, an ideas exchange, a workshop, a poster, or another model.

– In your abstract, please identify if you will need technology access and/or other accommodations (speech-to-text interpreting, sign-language interpreter, etc.)

– It is not necessary to upload a full paper at time of submission, though there is a section that allows you to do so. If you cannot submit without filling-in this section, please upload your title/abstract(s) as Word or PDF document.

– Roundtables, workshops, and ideas exchanges ought to include audience participation, in the form of discussion, task collaboration, or by other means.

– All sessions will be between 60 and 70 minutes and will have technology hook-up access (with computers, projectors and audio/visual), so please plan accordingly.