PTC 2006

The 28th Annual Pacific Telecommunications Conference will be held January 15-18, 2006 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu, Hawai'i.

For more information: Pacific Telecommunications Council, 2454 South Beretania St., Suite 302, Honolulu, HI 96826-1596; Telephone: 808.941.3789; Web site: http://www.ptc06.org/

WSCA CONVENTION

The Western States Communication Association will hold its annual meeting February 17-21, 2006 in Palm Springs, Calif., at the Riviera Resort. The theme of the conference is "Cherishing (Our) Time (Together)."

For more information: Connie Bullis, 2006 Program Planner, Department of Communication, University of Utah, 255 S. Central Campus Drive, Room 2400, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, Telephone: 801.581.6664; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://www.westcomm.org/conventions/

ASSOCIATION FOR PRACTICAL AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

The Association for Practical and Professional Ethics will hold its 15th annual meeting March 2-5, 2006 in Jacksonville, Fla.

For more information: Telephone: 812.855.6450; Fax: 812.855.3315; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://www.indiana.edu/~appe/

SSCA CONVENTION

The Southern States Communication Association will hold its 76th annual convention April 5-9, 2006 in Dallas, Texas. The conference theme is "Our Family Values: Defining and Fostering Excellence in Communication Study, Education, and Performance."

For more information: Charles H. Tardy, University of Southern Mississippi, Speech Communication Department, 118 College Drive #5131, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001; Telephone: 601.266.4278; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://ssca.net/convention/2006/info.htm

CSCA CONVENTION

The Central States Communication Association will hold its annual convention April 5-9, 2006 in Indianapolis, Ind. The theme for the 2006 convention, "The Diamond Jubilee: Celebrating the Past While Shaping the Future," is inspired by the 75th anniversary of the Association.

For more information: Scott A. Myers, CSCA Executive Director, Department of Communication Studies, 108 Armstrong Hall, P.O. Box 6293, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-6293, Telephone: 304.293.3905; Fax: 304.293.8667; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://www.csca-net.org

INSTITUTE OF COMMUNICATION ETHICS

A conference on communication ethics in education and practice will be held in April 2006, dates to be announced, in Manchester, England.

For more information: Rebecca Inkley, Co-ordinator of the Institute of Communication Ethics; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://www.communication-ethics.org.uk/

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The Radio-Television News Directors Association will hold its annual convention April 23-26, 2006 in Las Vegas. The convention will be held in conjunction with the annual convention of the National Association of Broadcasters.

For more information: [email protected], 1600 K St., NW, Suite 700, Washington DC 20006-2838; Telephone: 800.80.RTNDA; Fax: 202.223.4007; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://www.rtnda.org/conv06/conv06.html

BEA CONVENTION

The 51st annual Broadcast Education Association Convention will be held April 27-29, 2006 in Las Vegas immediately following the National Association of Broadcasters Convention.

For more information: Telephone: 888.380.7222; Fax: 202.429.2981; Web site: http://www.beaweb.org/bea2006/index.html

ECA CONVENTION

The Eastern Communication Association will hold its 97th annual convention April 26-30, 2006 in Philadelphia, Pa. The theme of the convention is "Transforming Communication and Community."

For more information: Eastern Communication Association, Ithaca College, 407 Muller Center, Ithaca, New York 14850; Telephone: 607.274.1124; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://www.ecasite.org

POYNTER CENTER TEACHING RESEARCH ETHICS

The 13th annual Teaching Research Ethics workshop will be held May 10-13, 2006 at Indiana University in Bloomington.

For more information: Poynter Center, Indiana University, 618 East 3rd St., Bloomington IN 47405-3862; Telephone: 812.855.0261; Fax: 812.855.3315; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://poynter.indiana.edu/tre/

NCA COMMUNICATIONS ETHICS CONFERENCE

The Communication Ethics Division of the National Communication Association will hold its 9th national conference June 8-11, 2006 at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. The theme of the conference is "Globalization and Provinciality: Communication Ethics and Culture."

For more information: Kathleen Glenister Roberts, Director, Communication Ethics Center, Duquesne University, 340 College Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15282; Telephone: 412.396.5698; Fax: 412.396.4792; Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NAHJ CONVENTION

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists will hold its convention June 14-17, 2006 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

For more information: Telephone: 202.662.7145; Fax: 202.662.7144; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://www.nahj.org/

ICA CONFERENCE

The International Communication Association will hold its annual conference June 19-23, 2006 in Dresden, Germany. The theme of the conference is "Networking Communication Research."

For more information: Telephone: 202.530.9855; Fax: 202.530.9851; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://www.icahdq.org

AEJMC 2006 CONVENTION The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications will hold its annual summer convention August 2-6, 2006 in San Francisco, Calif.

For more information: Telephone: 803.798.0271; Fax: 803.772.3509; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://www.aejmc.org/convention/

NAJA CONVENTION

The Native American Journalists Association will hold its 22nd annual convention August 11-13, 2006 in Tulsa, Okla. The theme of the convention is "A Celebration of Native American Journalism."

For more information: Telephone: 605.677.5282; Fax: 866.694.4264; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://www.naja.com/programs/convention/

NABJ CONVENTION

The National Association of Black Journalists will hold its 31st annual convention and career fair August 16-20, 2006 in Indianapolis, Ind.

For more information: Telephone: 301.445.7100; Fax: 301.445.7101; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://www.nabj.org/conventions/2006/index.html

SPJ CONVENTION 2006

The Society of Professional Journalists will hold its annual convention and national journalism conference on August 24-27 in Chicago, Ill.

For more information: Telephone: 317.927.8000; Fax: 301.920.4789; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://www.spj.org/convention.asp

COLLOQUIUM 2006

The seventh annual Media Ethics Colloquium will be held October 14-17, 2006, at the Univ. of St. Thomas in Minneapolis/St. Paul.

See "Opportunity" on p. 31.