Workshop on “Developing a Competitive NSF RED Proposal”


Are you preparing a RED proposal for your program? Are you struggling with what it means to be revolutionary? Are you unsure of who you need on your team to create a successful proposal? Are you confused about change models and how to use them to produce change? If any of the answers to these questions are ‘yes’ – join us for a free online … [Read more...]

2016 Conference Recap and Awards!


Thanks to all of the conference organizers and attendees for a great ProComm 2016 at the University of Texas in Austin, a fabulous city and conference venue! Bob Metcalfe kicked off the conference with a enlightening talk on entrepreneurship communication, outlining the various ways in which our words and actions can carry ourselves and our … [Read more...]

Workshop: Technical Communication for Engineers in the Globalization Age


We are announcing a two day long workshop on Technical Communication for Engineers in the Globalization Age, in San Salvador, El Salvador, October 13-14th, 2016. Training Objective: To present the characteristics of communication in the globalization age, better use of the Spanish language in technical fields, its main tools, applications … [Read more...]

Call for Nominees: Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Communication

The Society for Technical Communication (STC) is seeking nominees for the 2017 Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Communication The Award recognizes educators who have made an outstanding contribution to teaching in technical communication, and to be eligible for the Award, nominees must Be a current member of the … [Read more...]

Communication Design Quarterly Special Issue on The Communication Design of Wearable Technologies in Health and Medicine

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 communication design practices related to wearable health and medical technologies. … [Read more...]

Five Ways Engineers Can Improve Their Writing


Our expertise and resources are on display this month in The Institute, IEEE's news magazine. A few weeks ago, Richard House, our society's president, and Jessica Livingston, one of his co-authors on The Engineering Communication Manual, spoke with John R. Platt-a technical communication expert in his own right and The Institute's resident … [Read more...]

Sliding Into Excellence: Improving Technical Presentations for Higher Visibility, by Traci Nathans-Kelly


Traci Nathans-Kelly, co-author of the Wiley-IEEE PCS book, Slide Rules: Design, Build, and Archive Presentations in the Engineering and Technical Fields, is giving a live webinar on presentation design, July 28th, 1:00-2:30pm. Sliding Into Excellence: Improving Technical Presentations for Higher Visibility will help you transform your technical … [Read more...]

Teaching and Training for Global Engineering: Perspectives on Culture and Professional Communication Practices, Eds. Kirk St. Amant, Madelyn Flammia

The newest book in the Wiley IEEE PCS series, Teaching and Training for Global Engineering: Perspectives on Culture and Professional Communication Practices, edited by Kirk St. Amant and Madelyn Flammia, is now out! This book presents a range of perspectives, examples, and concepts for teaching international professional communication in … [Read more...]

CFP: CPTSC 2016, October 6 to 8, Savannah, GA

Location: Georgia Coastal Conference Center in Savannah, GA Theme: (Re)Considering Programs in Terms of Methods, Methodologies, and Practices With such dramatic growth over the last fifteen years, it is important that we take time to be reflexive about the sustainability of our programs and how we can ensure they remain responsive to the … [Read more...]

ProComm 2016 Abstract Submission Extended: February 15, 2016, Midnight PST

If you were planning to submit to ProComm 16 but didn’t quite make the deadline, luck is with you today! Because of some technical difficulties with the submission site this week, we have extended the deadline to midnight on Monday, February 15, 2016. We welcome works in progress as well as more mature projects; the conference accepts proposals … [Read more...]