The Forum on Plain English which will be held at the University of Houston-Downtown, on September 26, 2008. The forum aims to promote informed uses of Plain English guidelines, which are writing standards recommended by several government agencies for improved communications with the general public.
The forum will consist of three sessions led by Plain English scholars and experts that will cover the following topics:
1. History and current status of Plain English regulations
2. Plain English guidelines and application
3. Limitations/challenges/ethical implications of Plain English
Date: September 26, 2008 Location: A-300, Academic Building, UHD, One Main Street, Houston TX 77002.
Free lunch, free parking and free books. You must RSVP by September 1, 2008. More info here.