2016 Convention

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Theme: “Communicating People, Places, and Programs”
Dates: Friday September 23, 2016,  & Saturday September 24, 2016
PCA 2016 Pre-Conference & Conference Program (Please click for the .pdf file)

Please notice that each room of the regular conference, the Blackington rooms, are fully equipped with AV capabilities: podium, computer, Internet, projector, screen, etc.

2016 PCA Philosophy of Communication Pre-Conference, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Theme: “The Ethics of Peace”
Date: Friday September 23, 2016

Hotel Information and Accommodations
Several hotels are available very near the campus either walking distance or a short driving distance. Please contact the hotels directly for booking purposes. There is not a separate rate for the conference.

Sleep Inn (1.1 mi from Pitt-Johnstown) link  map
453 Theatre Drive, Johnstown, PA 15904
(814) 262-9292

Quality Inn and Suites (1.1 mi from Pitt-Johnstown) link  map
455 Theatre Dr, Johnstown, PA 15904
(814) 266-3678

Hampton Inn Johnstown (2.1 mi from Pitt-Johnstown) link map
129 Commerce Ct, Johnstown, PA 15904
(814) 262-7700

Interest Council Chairs:

  • Applied Communication – Linda Coleman, colemanl@duq.edu
  • Communication Education – Jill Burk, jkb20@psu.edu
  • Communication Ethics – Janie Harden Fritz, harden@duq.edu
  • Health Communication – Kesha Morant Williams, kmm410@psu.edu
  • Interpersonal/Organizational Communication – Susan Wieczorek, susanw@pitt.edu
  • Languages of Communication – Donna Weimer, weimer@juniata.edu
  • Mass Media and Society – Hans Schmidt, hcs10@psu.edu
  • Media & Technology – Paul Lucas, pal59@pitt.edu
  • Performance Studies – John Lawson, lawsonj@rmu.edu
  • Philosophy of Communication – Craig Maier, maier551@duq.edu
  • Poster Session – Joel Ward, jsward@geneva.edu
  • Rhetoric and Public Address – Daniel Brown, dsbrown@gcc.edu
  • Undergraduate Student Research Interest Group – Jen Jones, jjones@setonhill.edu
  • Communication Honor Societies Interest Group – Cem Zeytinoglu, czeytinoglu@esu.edu