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Reminder: IEEE ProComm Elections for AdCom Until December 7th, 2015

A reminder that elections for AdCom are ongoing, until December 7th, 2015. Voting can be done at the IEEE Election website, at this address:

You can see the link to ProComm’s election link on the right side list of active elections, but will need to be a member to vote.

Candidates for election of Members to the Administrative Committee. Nominees for the term 1 January 2016 – 31 December 2018 are:

brian ballentine Brian Ballentine, Associate Professor and Associate Chair for the Department of English at West Virginia University



erin freiss Erin Friess, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Director, Department of Technical Communication, University of North Texas



SuguruIshizakiSuguru Ishizaki, Professor of English in the Department of English at Carnegie Mellon University



darina slattery

Darina Slattery, tenured Lecturer and Head of Technical Communication and Instructional Design at the University of Limerick (UL)

Full candidate statements can be seen here.

IEEE-USA Webinar: From Page to Stage: Preparing Your Research for Presentation

Dr. Julia Williams will be giving a webinar on November 19th, 2015, 2:00-3:00pm EDT on Preparing your Research for Presentation. Whether you are student working toward a degree or a professional engineer conducting research, you will always need to … [Continue reading]

Using a Storyboard to Plan a Presentation

How do you start a presentation? If you have looked for a strategy to plan an oral presentation, you might want to consider Storyboarding, an important technique for planning described by Melissa Clarkson in this post. This technique for … [Continue reading]

CFP: ProComm 2016, Communicating Entrepreneurship and Innovation, October 2-5 at the University of Texas, Austin

ProComm 2016, October 2-5 at the University of Texas, Austin, welcomes papers, panels, and workshops on the teaching, learning, and practice of communication in engineering and technical contexts. We also welcome papers that address this year’s … [Continue reading]

Call for Administrative Committee (AdCom) Nominations 2015

The IEEE Professional Communication Society is managed by an administrative committee (AdCom) comprising 12 volunteers who work to assure that our society serves its members and the field of technical and professional communication. If you are … [Continue reading]