“Images from Ireland” by Marjorie Davis

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The first time I visited Ireland, I was immediately charmed by its fabled beauty. Flying into Shannon Airport, we couldn’t believe the intense greens; the small fields fenced about with stones; the little cottages and clusters of houses and little shops that make up the Irish village. At first it feels like you are on a movie set, or you just … [Read more...]

Message from Ron Blicq, co-author of Technically-Write!, now in its 6th edition

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Remembering the pleasure of the 2005 conference at Limerick—the ambience, the people, the program, the campus, the surrounding countryside—I immediately entered the dates for the 2015 conference in my calendar and listed the entry as a “must” event. I'll definitely be there. Ron Blicq … [Read more...]

“Once is an incident; twice is a trend; thrice is a tradition” by Michaël Steehouder

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  "Once is an incident; twice is a trend; thrice is a tradition” If this saying is true, ProComm 2015 creates a tradition: every fifth year the PCS conference should be held in Europe! Many young students attended Limerick 2005 and Twente 2010 and became good friends. Most of them have made a successful career during the past decade. … [Read more...]

“There Once Was a City Named Limerick…” by Nancy Coppola

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Perhaps it was the intriguing medieval castles or the pints raised at local pubs, but there was a bonhomie that developed around IPCC 2005 that made our conference colleagues feel like kindred spirits sharing a remarkable journey. And ProComm 2015 should prove no differently. One of my fondest memories was our trip to the 15th Century Bunratty … [Read more...]

“The Total Limerick Experience” Sandy Bartell

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I went to the first ProComm conference in Limerick in 2005, and to this day, it is still the best conference I ever attended. Not only was the program outstanding, but all the other things I could see and do in that lovely green part of Ireland provided memories I will never forget — from the social events, to walks along the River Shannon, … [Read more...]

“Exchange Ideas and Insights at ProComm 2015″ by Kirk St. Amant

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ProComm 2015 represents an amazing opportunity for exchanging ideas, insights, and practices not only among individuals from academia and industry, but also with colleagues representing a wide range of nations and cultures. The atmosphere of the conference is one of true interaction and collaboration, and many of us who attended in 2005 were … [Read more...]

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

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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

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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...]

“Memories of Irish Bed and Breakfasts,” by George Hayhoe

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Hi everyone, We will be posting all kinds of messages and stories here in the coming months. To start with, we asked George Hayhoe to write about his experiences of travel in Ireland. Hope you enjoy it. By the way, if you attended the previous conference in Limerick, please send me (davis_mt@mercer.edu) your stories, or submit comments … [Read more...]

Awards, awards, awards!

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Thanks to everyone who came to IEEE ProComm 2014, especially those who attended the wonderful reception in the College of Fine Arts building at Carnegie Mellon University, where we celebrated the 2014 award winners. … [Read more...]