Webinar: The Power of Presentations: Make Yours Informative, Persuasive, & Memorable

Our current IEEE PCS President, Julia Williams, will be doing a webinar for IEEE-USA, titled "The Power of Presentations: Make Yours Informative, Persuasive, & Memorable," on May 8th, 2:00-3:00pm. designed to help engineers design and deliver effective presentations. Register online or get more information here. … [Read more...]

Call for papers: Communication Design Quarterly Special Issue on Health and Medical Discourses

In today’s often bewildering world of scientific, technological, cultural, and political change, medicine faces human problems and possibilities that transcend traditional academic disciplines. As such, communication about health and medicine is ever more important in shaping our understandings of our cultures, our politics, and ourselves. In an … [Read more...]

CFP: 2014 Annual Conference of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC), September 25-27, 2014

Conference Theme: Contexts and Connections: Considering Situational Factors Affecting the Structure and the Nature of Programs Conference Location: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO Overview The structure of our programs—the courses they contain, the sequence in which these courses are offered, the requirements … [Read more...]

CPTSC/Bedford St. Martin’s Graduate Student Diversity Scholarship

The CPTSC, together with textbook publisher Bedford/St. Martin’s, and an anonymous donor, are sponsoring a scholarship for the purpose of supporting the goal of CPTSC to increase diversity in its membership and in the field of technical communication. Eligible candidates for this scholarship include graduate students whose race, ethnicity, … [Read more...]

CFP: 2014 CPTSC Research Grants

The Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) invites interested members to apply for research grants of up to $3,500. Deadline: 12 May 2014 Focus of Submissions CPTSC invites proposals for funding research projects that connect to the organization’s goals of: Promoting programs in technical, professional, … [Read more...]

Wiley-IEEE PCS Book Series: Slide Rules: Design, Build, and Archive Presentations in the Engineering and Technical Fields

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The newest book in the Professional Engineering Communication series is now available now in paperback and e-book formats. Slide Rules: Design, Build, and Archive Presentations in the Engineering and Technical Fields is a book meant to help practitioners hone their presentation skills and make the most of their slide decks inside their … [Read more...]

Announcement: IEEE International Technology Management Conference

The IEEE International Technology Management Conference is being held June 12-15, 2014 - The Chicago Marriott O’Hare, Chicago, IL USA. The conference theme, “Technology on the Go”, emphasizes two aspects of today’s technology: the increased mobility enabled by technology and the rapid pace and persistent nature of technology. The ITMC … [Read more...]

Announcement: 2013 IEEE Women in Engineering Leadership Conference

The IEEE is pleased to announce that the 2013 IEEE Women in Engineering Leadership Conference (WIE-ILC) http://ieee-wie-ilc.org/ will be held in San Francisco 1-3 May. IEEE WIE has worked over the past 20 years to inspire, engage and advance women in technical fields. We have made a significant impact with at least two-thirds of our … [Read more...]

PCS President Julia Williams interviewed for an article in IEEE Today’s Engineer–”Talking Technology with Non-Technical Audiences”

From the article: "There are two main reasons for engineers and other technology people to get out and talk to the general, non-technical public, says Julia Williams, President of the IEEE Professional Communication Society and a professor at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. The first reason is to help improve the public understanding of your … [Read more...]

CFP: Thinking Globally, Composing Locally: Digital Composition for the International Media Ecosystem

Computers & Composition 32.3 (Special Fall 2015 Issue): Thinking Globally, Composing Locally: Digital Composition for the International Media Ecosystem EDITORS: Kirk St.Amant, East Carolina University Rich Rice, Texas Tech University OVERVIEW: Digital media have permanently changed how we think about writing processes. By removing … [Read more...]