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The Qualitative Report Inaugural Conference

Celebrating Twenty Years of The Qualitative Report
Sponsored by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Conference Theme
Academic and Commercial Qualitative Research:
State of the Art

Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA
January 8, 2010

Plenary Session

"Vulnerability in Research: Openness, Transparency, and Transformation"
Maureen Duffy, Ph.D.
TQR Editor

Plenary Session

"Academic and Commercial Qualitative Research: The Best of Both Worlds"
Ronald Chenail, Ph.D.
TQR Editor and Co-Author of Qualitative Research Proposals and Reports: A Guide

Morning and Afternoon Workshops

Presenters will share their expertise on a variety of hands-on topics in academic and commercial qualitative research.

  • Getting Published: Journey into an Editor's Mind by Sally St. George and Dan Wulff
  • Teaching the Next Generation of Qualitative Researchers by Ron Chenail
  • The Role of Qualitative Research: How it Helps Business Survive and Thrive by Linda Sommer and Joe Yeager
  • It's a Process: Mentally Preparing for Iterative Manuscript Development by Karen Wilson Scott
  • Becoming Better Reviewers of Qualitative Research by Maureen Duffy
  • Synthesizing Qualitative Research by Ron Chenail

Roundtable Discussions

Leaders in academic and commercial qualitative research will discuss their perspectives on cutting edge topics.

Paper Presentations

TQR authors will discuss their forthcoming articles from the pages of The Qualitative Report.

TQR Reception and Book Signings

Come and meet the members of the journal's editorial leadership and join in the celebration of TQR's twenty year anniverary as well as book signings by

Paper Consultations

TQR Editors and Editorial Board Members will provide twenty-minute, one-on-one consultations for authors regarding their ideas for papers.

  • Sally St. George
  • Dan Wulff
  • Karen Wilson Scott
  • Mirka Koro-Ljungberg



Early Registration: $40 by 12/21/09
Regular Registration: $50 after 12/21/09
With NSU ID: $20 by 12/21/09
With NSU ID: $25 after 12/21/09

For more information please email tqr@nova.edu

Nova Southeastern University publishes The Qualitative Report, a peer-reviewed, open access journal and The Weekly Qualitative Report, the leading weekly information source for academic and commercial qualitative researchers. Subscription to both publications is free-of-charge. To unsubscribe please email your request to TQR at tqr@nova.edu.

Nova Southeastern University is also home to the online Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research.

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