The seminar honoring Al Talbott has been set for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 26, 27 & 28. While not the Brazilian debut for Q, it will be an ideal opportunity to display Q methodology.

Prof. Gustavo Said, organizer for the seminar, wishes to invite papers addressing

* Talbott’s contributions to Q-Methodology as researcher and mentor,
* papers on topics related to Q-Methodology,
* reports of Q-studies.

Please send an abstract (150 words) by Friday, March 14 to either or Accepted papers will be announced before Monday, March 31. Presenters will be expected to attend the seminar in Teresina.


Here are a few more details.

* Power Point presentations are encouraged and will be translated into Portuguese for simultaneous display.
* Participants are invited to participate in an introductory course on Q for Brazilian doctoral students and faculty, which will be offered in tandem with the Talbott Seminar; the course is sponsored by the Brazilian Universidade do Vale dos Sinos (UNISINOS) and the Federal University of Piaui (UFPI).
* Publication of the proceedings of the Talbott Seminar in the form of a book is being arranged with the support of UNISINOS, UFPI, and CNPQ, the Brazilian National Council of Technological and Scientific Development.
* Individualized packages for international travelers will be offered by Embarque Turismo, where Chere Stricklin is a director of international study.
* To reduce costs for travelers, hotel accommodations and most meals will be subsidized.
* Additional travel information will be provided to those sending abstracts.