The Songwriters Guild of America in Nashville has a seminar scheduled for Feb. 11-13. The seminar includes: songwriting techniques, demo production, song pitching, publishing, copyrights, plus critique sessions. Featured pros include Jon Ims, Craig Bickhardt, Gary Burr and others. For information, call 615-329-1782.

The NSAI Spring Symposium has been set for March 9—12. Tin Pan South is scheduled for April 13—18. The Summer Seminar is set for July 14—17. For more information, call 615-256-3354.

South by Southwest Music & Media Conference will take place March 16—20 in Austin. For more information about this huge event, write: SXSW '94, P.O. Box 4999, Austin, TX 78765, or call: 512-467-7979.

If Boston is on your travel calendar in February, check out the Folk Alliance Sixth Annual Conference, set for Feb. 17—20 in Boston. The cost is $175 if you register early. For more information, write: Folk Alliance 1994 Conference, P.O. Box 5010, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-5001 or call: 703-586-5000.