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...]

Case Study Writer: Engineering Management, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

The Case Study Initiative is transforming undergraduate engineering education. The Case Study Writer will help introduce entrepreneurial engineering concepts to students by capturing interesting stories about real engineering situations. The stories that the Case Study Writer creates must be engaging while capturing important technical points to be … [Read more...]

CFP: IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication Special Issue on Plain Language (2017)

Documentation for the general public from government entities, as well as medical, financial, and legal service providers, is often difficult for consumers to understand and follow. Such poorly prepared documents diminish consumers’ abilities to make informed decisions about their health, rights, and finances. These documents create problems for … [Read more...]

Debbie Davy on a Strategic Communication Framework for Technical Communication

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A systematic process can significantly improve your communication practices and outcomes, especially in technical communication contexts. In this video, Debbie Davy briefly outlines the need for and describes her Strategic Communication Framework. Her framework was presented in depth at the IEEE PCS Conference in Limerick, Ireland in July … [Read more...]

Extension for ProComm 2016 Proposals

The deadline for submitting proposals to ProComm 2016, the annual conference of the IEEE Professional Communication Society, has been extended to: Monday, February 8, 2016. You may submit your proposal of 350-700 words here: http://procomm2016.exordo.com/login The conference theme is Communicating Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and it … [Read more...]

Making Academic Change Happen Workshop 2016: Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN

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Applications are now being accepted for the Making Academic Change Happen Workshop 2016, June 8-10, on the campus of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN.  MACH is a great opportunity to develop the skills needed to design and deploy academic change on your campus.  For more information, go to www.rose-hulman.edu/mach … [Read more...]

Position Announcement Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

The IEEE Professional Communication Society (PCS) is seeking applications from qualified individuals to become the next Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication. The new EIC will begin his or her tenure on 1 July 2016. The Transactions is a refereed, archival journal published quarterly by PCS. Because it is a … [Read more...]

Dr. George Hayhoe named as interim Editor in Chief

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PCS is pleased to announce that Dr. George Hayhoe has agreed to serve as the interim Editor in Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, effective 1 January 2016. Dr. Hayhoe has extensive editorial experience having served for 12 years as editor of Technical Communication and for two years as a member of the IEEE Technical … [Read more...]

Technical Presentations Workshop: Christine Nicometo, March 14-15, 2016, U. Wisconsin, Madison

Christine Nicometo, co-author on the IEEE-Wiley series book Slide Rules: Design, Build, and Archive Presentations in the Engineering and Technical Fields, is giving a workshop on Technical Presentations for the Department of Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, March 14-15, 2016. Presentations are one of the more high-stakes … [Read more...]

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

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A reminder that elections for AdCom are ongoing, until December 7th, 2015. Voting can be done at the IEEE Election website, at this address: http://www.ieee.org/about/corporate/election/index.html 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 … [Read more...]