Saturday 5 November 2016

Keynote sessions

Sarah McCoubrey
Can plain language change our approach to conflict?

Dr Paul Wood
What's your prison?

Plenary sessions

Julie Clement
Breaking the legalese barrier

Sandra Fisher-Martins
Plain language in the public sector: An international survey

Charlene Haykel
Addressing systemic complexity: or how to achieve sustainable clarity, once and for all

Zane Scarborough
To trust or not to trust

Christopher Trudeau
The public speaks, again: A sneak preview of a new international study

Caitlin Whiteman
Why 21st century consumer policy needs plain language

Concurrent sessions

Judi Altinkaya
Eliminating the Yeah Nahs - Keeping clear for an audience new to New Zealand

Elisa Berg
How to create an effective digital strategy for your legal information

Marie Claire Belleau
The necessity of plain language for the 'New Jurist'

Susan Kleimann
How quant studies can work with qualitative development projects

Deanna Lorianni
People-first language: creating clarity for people with disabilities

Andrew Pegler
Beyond all reasonable doubt: the marketing advantages of plain English insurance and banking contracts

Ben Piper
What if there was a revolution and no one knew about it? Exploring the disconnect between plain laws and plain language

Professor Claudia Poblete
How to teach plain language writing to law students

Ragnhild Samuelsberg and Sissel C Motzfeldt
With a little help from my friends: politicians, laws and rock and roll - changing the Norwegian law-making process

Gabriella Sandström
Crystal clear e-services - behind the scenes

Katherine Spivey
Acquisition and government contracts: Advances in plain language

Jo Stewart
Labours of Hercules: improving technical writing at the Australian Taxation Office

Dinah Vincent
Demonstrate leadership in plain language - commission clearly

Richard Wallace
Designing a statute book for the 21st century