Welcome to the 7th Annual Virtual Conference, Writing for the Future. Despite the pandemic, CW is still thriving and surviving by promoting writing and literacy education in local communities. As we prepare for the future, writing and literacy is integral element to our way of life through digital education, technical writing, personal growth, and development. We hope that the conference sessions today provide you with support for your current and future pursuits.In the future, we hope that you will continue to participate in our various community-based programs,whether it be writing groups, writing classes, professional readings, or book events. We intend on being in contact with you about our upcoming events.