CWPA hosts two conferences each year:
- Meeting in the Middle (1-day conference held in February; next conference date: February 22, 2013)
- Fall Conference (3-day conference held in September)
Past Conference Themes:
- Meeting in the Middle (UNC-Charlotte Up Town Center, in Charlotte, NC)
- February 24, 2012 - Professional Development in First-Year Writing Instruction
- February 18, 2011 – Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
- February 19, 2010 – Supporting ESL Writers and Showcasing our Programs.
- February 13, 2009 – Writing Courses Online: Dare we go there?
- Fall Conference
- September 19-21, 2011 - Grants: Finding and Applying for Funding Opportunities
- September 20-22, 2010 - Writing Program Assessment: Accountability and Enrichment
- September 21-23, 2009 – Writing Research and Program Preservation in Tight Financial Times (Wildacres Retreat Center, Little Switzerland, NC)
- September 22-24, 2008 – The Future of Writing Programs: The Next 10 Years (Wildacres Retreat Center, Little Switzerland, NC)