Archives for December 2014

“Help me do it myself” – Improving Self-Service Technologies through User-Centered-Design

Living in a self-service society we are often confronted with different technologies when settling our daily affairs, such as online travel sites or public terminals like ATMs or ticket vending machines. While self-service technologies offer some advantages like 24/7 availability, there are serious disadvantages as well. Imagine buying a ticket at … [Read more...]

CFP: Discourses of Health and Medicine

Building on the momentum of the 2013 Symposium, the University of Cincinnati will again host Discourses of Health and Medicine, September 3-4, 2015. Our keynote speakers will be Judy Segal, University of British Columbia, and Teri Thompson, University of Dayton. Featured speakers are still being rounded up. Our theme for the 2015 Symposium will … [Read more...]

“Three Excellent Reasons to Attend ProComm 2015” by Carol Barnum

If you are thinking of attending the conference in Limerick, you simply must go! You are in for a treat on so many levels. First off, the core planning committee is once again in place and, although I cannot imagine how they could top the delightful experience from the prior conference in Limerick, I am sure they are planning some new and special … [Read more...]

ProComm 2015 Call for Participation

It's been a decade since the IEEE Professional Communication Society has held its conference in Limerick, Ireland. In 2015, ProComm is headed back to the University of Limerick! In preparation, proposals are now being accepted for full papers, brief papers, extended abstracts, workshops, and panels. For a complete explanation of the categories, … [Read more...]

CFP: Communication Design Quarterly Special Issue on “Internationalizing Information and Communication Design”

Communication Design Quarterly (CDQ), the peer reviewed publication of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)’s Special Interest Group on the Design of Communication (SIGDOC) is soliciting article proposals for an upcoming special issue that will examine how aspects of culture, language, nationality, and globalization affect information and … [Read more...]