I understand what you mean about having to give a description and title to your talk a year in advance. I've begun using a generic tittle that might fit just about anything that I feel is current.
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On Tue, 11 Apr 1995 Michelle@edc.org wrote:
> > _______________________________________________________________________________ > Subject: 1996 National Meeting > From: Ben Sultenfuss <F_SULTENFU@TITAN.SFASU.EDU> at internet > Date: 4/11/95 9:05 AM > > >Where and When will the 1996 National Meeting be held? > > As stated in an earlier message, the 1996 National Meeting will be > held in San Diego, CA. The dates are April 25-28. > > Now, *before* the NCTM conference in Boston this year, I had to > send in my speaker response form for *next year's* conference. > That means that over one year in advance, I had to finalize the > title and description of my talk. Does this seem crazy to anyone > but me? I know that it's time-consuming to put these things > together, but there is no way we're hearing about new > research/curriculum/materials in the sessions if that's the > only way to get on the program. > > (Of course, the exhibits are much more current. Which is why I spend > most of my time there and only attend one or two sessions---other than > my own---each conference.) > > Comments? > > -michelle > > -- > Michelle Manes > Education Development Center, Inc. > email@example.com > >