Second keynote of GPSSA conference to occur June 2

Frances Myers

Sally Jackson, a professor from the University of Illinois, will be delivering the second keynote address of the Great Plains Society for the Study of Argumentation Conference at 4:10 p.m., Saturday, June 2. 

Jackson is a professor of communication as well as a former Chief Information Officer at her university. She is a winner of numerous awards in the argumentation and communication fields. She also focuses on the design and engineering of processes to promote effective communication in complex situations. 

This will be the second of the two keynote addresses of the Great Plains Society for the GPSSA Conference.

The conference theme this year is “Between Scientists and Citizens: Assessing Expertise in Policy Controversies.” It will take place Friday and Saturday, June 1 and 2.

The GPSSA Conference is a conference that aims to “embrace work on expertise in policy controversies from across the disciplines focused on argumentation, reasoning, rhetoric, communication and deliberation.”

Jackson’s keynote will take place in Room 101 of Carver Hall. It is free to attend.