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Call for Proposals: Text and Academic Association 2012 Conference!

Don't miss the opportunity to share your expertise on Academic and Textbook Authoring.  Submit a proposal to TAA and you could be a speaker at their 2012 Conference.

Academic & Textbook Authoring—Evolving Arts is the theme of the Text and Academic Authors Association's 2012 Annual Conference in New Orleans, June 8-9, which will feature dozens of interactive sessions, posters and workshops, as well as several networking opportunities.

The 2012 Annual Conference Committee is seeking proposals for informative sessions that encourage opportunities for learner engagement. Session proposals should stimulate and provoke discussion on a topic related to authoring or publishing textbooks, academic books or academic journal articles. The committee is especially interested in proposals that feature non-traditional publishing formats, such as ebooks and open access. Proposal types include presentation, poster session, open discussion, roundtable discussion, learning lab and workshop.


For full proposal details visit Deadline for proposals is November 15, 2011.


The Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) provides professional development resources, industry news and networking opportunities for textbook authors and authors of scholarly journal articles and books. Learn more about the TAA community at

 If you have any questions, please contact Kim Pawlak at

Submit your proposal online at

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