Reminder: Deadline for Submitting CPTSC 2015 Conference Proposal is One Week Away (7 July)

Just a quick reminder that the deadline for submitting proposals for the 2015 CPTSC Annual Meeting/Conference is roughly one week away (July 7) -- see the Call for Proposals below. The 2015 CPTSC Annual Meeting/Conference will be held on the campus of Utah State University in Logan, UT, on October 1-3, 2015. Please submit proposals and … [Read more...]

Call for Papers/Chapters on Engineering Peace, Prosperity, and Sustainability

Working Book Title: Engineering Peace, Prosperity, and Sustainability:Ethics and Communication in Humanitarian Engineering Service-Learning in the Developing World Abstracts Due July 15, 2015 Beth Jorgensen, Saginaw Valley State University (book editor) I am seeking first-time publications for an edited volume on service-learning that … [Read more...]

Second Quarter 2015 Issue of the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication Now Available

The Second Quarter 2015 issue of the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is now available online, and will be arriving in the mailboxes of members over the next several weeks (packaged with the First Quarter issue). Highlights of the issue include: 1.    Editorial:  The Basics of Reporting Research by Saul Carliner Explains the … [Read more...]

International Virtual Teams: Engineering Global Success, by Pam Estes Brewer, now available from Wiley-IEEE

International Virtual Teams: Engineering Global Success is now available as part of the IEEE-Wiley PCS book series. As a complete guide to international virtual team communication with practical problem-solving strategies, this book is a must read for managers and engineers in all stages of their professional development This book provides … [Read more...]

First Quarter 2015 Issue of the Transactions Now Available

The First Quarter 2015 issue of the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is now available. Highlights of the issue include research articles on "Critical Factors Influencing Innovation Diffusion on Corporate Websites," "A Reexamination of Fortune 500 Homepage Design Practices," "Remaking the Pitch: Reuse Strategies in Entrepreneurs’ … [Read more...]

CFP: 2015 Conference of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication

Location: Utah State University, Logan, UT Dates: October 1-3, 2015 Theme:  Programmatic Perspectives: Research, Approaches, and Applications Overview As programs in our field evolve and new programs emerge, it is essential for us to take time to reflect on their sustainability and the forces affecting them – things like the availability of … [Read more...]

CFP: Communication Design for Social Media: Examining Information Exchanges in Dynamic Online Spaces

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 for social media.  This special issue will be published … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Editor-in-Chief of the Scholarly Publication Communication Design Quarterly (CDQ)

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Design of Communication (SIGDOC) is seeking an editor-in-chief and institutional home for its peer-reviewed scholarly publication Communication Design Quarterly (CDQ). Communication Design Quarterly is published four times a year (Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall) and … [Read more...]

CFP: IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication: December 2016 Special Issue on Entrepreneurship Communication

Guest editor: Clay Spinuzzi (University of Texas at Austin), clay.spinuzzi@utexas.edu Entrepreneurs must communicate constantly. When they develop an innovation, look at possible markets, conduct market research, seek intellectual property protection, develop a business model, and pitch to stakeholders, they are engaging in professional … [Read more...]

Limerick 2015 International Round Table Discussion on Technical and Professional Communication

The Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) and the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) will co-host a round table discussion in the afternoon between the conclusion of the ProComm 2015 conference and the start of the ACM SIGDOC conference.  The focus of this discussion will be to examine the different … [Read more...]