National Press Club
529 14th Street NW
$150 for students, teachers, and federal employees who are members of the Center for Plain Language
$200 for students, teachers, and federal employees who are not members
$200 for all other members of the Center for Plain Language
$250 for all other non-members
This year’s theme is "Achieving Transparency through Plain Language".
The keynote speaker will be Congressman Bruce Braley (D., Iowa).
Braley is the chief sponsor of the Plain Language Act of 2009. The act, which would require federal agencies to write in plain language, is currently being considered in the U.S. Congress.
Karen Schriver on visual design
Ginny Redish on how plain language makes a difference on ballots
Sandy Hilfiker on designing health web sites
If you sign up for the symposium, you may also sign up for a free 2-hour workshop on plain language that the Center is holding on the morning of October 30.