Keynote speaker: Dr Chris Anson
Chris Anson is a Distinguished University Professor and Director of the Campus Writing and Speaking Program at North Carolina State University, where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in language, composition, and literacy, and works with faculty across the disciplines to enhance writing and speaking instruction. He has published fifteen books and over 120 articles and book chapters relating to writing, and has spoken widely across the U.S. and in 30 other countries. He has received numerous teaching awards and participated in research projects securing over $2 million in grants. He is Past Chair of the Conference on College Composition and Communication and Past President of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, and has recently joined the Steering Committee of the International Society for the Advancement of Writing Research.