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Information for CCCC 2017 Program Presenters

Congratulations on your acceptance onto the 2017 CCCC Annual Convention program!


To ensure your place on the program, you will need to do the following:

  1. Log into the Program Proposal System and click “Accept” to accept your invitation to present. Please accept or decline your speaking role(s) by Dec. 1, 2016.

  2. Check your personal information, including your affiliation, to ensure accuracy.

  3. If you need to make edits to your session title or annotation, please email that information to All updates to personal information and session information need to be completed by Dec. 1, 2016.

  4. Pay the appropriate convention registration fee by Dec. 31, 2016, to ensure that you are listed in the program. Click here to register online for the 2017 CCCC Convention.


Considerations As You Prepare


Regardless of session type, please prepare your presentation with accessibility in mind; for instance, bring a transcript of prepared remarks (to aid transcription and interpretive services), create materials in accessible formats (e.g., html), ensure text and images are large and easy-to-read from a distance, and include captioning for audio and video materials.

Additional Resources:

Creating Accessible Presentations by the Disability Studies SIG and the Committee on Disability Issues in College Composition

Composing Access by the Committee on Disability Issues in College Composition and the Computers & Composition Digital Press


Room Set-Up

All Sessions will take place in the Oregon Convention Center.  Session rooms will be equipped with:

  • microphone
  • LCD projector
  • screen
  • sound capabilities

Presenters are responsible for supplying their one laptop for device, as well as their own dongle to connect to the LCD.


Considerations by Session Type

Roundtable Sessions

Please keep in mind that speakers should limit their remarks to approximately 5 minutes to allow ample time for audience participation.

Individual Proposals Accepted As Constructed Panels

Please limit your total speaking time to 15 minutes per proposal to enable all panelists sufficient speaking time as well as to allow time for audience interaction.

Concurrent Sessions

Please plan to include at least 30 minutes of audience interaction or participation.

Cultivate Sessions

Please prepare your presentation with audience engagement in mind; the goal of the new Cultivate sessions is to provide a participatory space in which members can develop their capacity in particular areas.

Poster Sessions

Please design your printed poster with a viewing audience in mind, considering content and design choices that will make information clear, easy-to-follow, and accessible to viewers/readers without additional commentary.  You will have a scheduled time to present your poster to any poster session attendees, but your poster will be on display during the entire Convention.


Workshop enrollment is typically capped at 50; all attendees must register and pay workshop registration fees in advance to be admitted. Because participation in preconvention workshops requires preregistration and additional fees, workshops should be designed in ways that maximize audience engagement and interaction and offer clear and tangible take-aways for attendees.

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