The Eastern Communication Association (ECA) is a professional organization of scholars, teachers, and students of Communication Studies. The ECA was initially established in 1910 and continues as the oldest professional communication association in the United States.

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107th Annual ECA Convention


Baltimore, Maryland
March 31st – April 3rd, 2016

We are officially at 25 days and counting! The final version of the printed program has now been sent to the printer. The final print version can be viewed here:

At this point, no changes can be made to this version of the program. However, I do have the ability to update the web version of the program:

If you find a necessary change, please e-mail me at

Speaking of the web version of the program, you have the ability to log in to the website and control a range of factors related to your schedule and profile. You can upload a picture, create a biography, and even upload copies of the papers you are presenting, which will be accessible by ECA goers via the web or the forthcoming convention app. Your accounts are linked to the e-mail I had in the original submission database. If you have a problem creating a user profile and linking it do your presentations, please e-mail me and I will make sure that your name is associated with the correct e-mail address. I would encourage everyone to update your profile on the website and consider making your papers available through this medium.

Don’t forget, Light City Baltimore will be right at our finger tips around the Inner Harbor in Baltimore while we’re in town. If you haven’t checked out their website (, I would encourage you to do so. There will be a range of performance art, art installations, and music all around the Inner Harbor. We have truly chosen an amazing time to visit Baltimore this year.

I look forward to seeing everyone in just a few short weeks.

Jason S. Wrench
1st Vice President
2016 Convention Planner in Baltimore, MD

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