Revised IEEE ProComm Constitution and Bylaws

Season's greetings everyone! Just a quick note that our constitution and bylaws have been revised, approved by the Board of Governors, and approved by the Vice President of Technical Activities for the IEEE on December 20th, 2018. These documents, available below, will go into effect "unless at least ten (10) percent of the Society members object … [Read more...]

A Survey on Patent Courses in Bachelor Degrees of Science and Engineering

IEEE Education Society Sr Past President Manuel Castro is conducting a survey about introducing new Patent Courses in Bachelor Degrees of Science and Engineering. Please contribute to the survey by visiting: https://goo.gl/forms/1GmKvSD1ju75OJdX2 Your response is anonymous and the survey takes only 10 minutes. … [Read more...]

Candidates on Slate for 2019–2021 AdCom

A slate of five candidates for election to the PCS Administrative Committee (AdCom) for 2019–2021 has been announced. Brian Ballentine, West Virginia University Brian.Ballentine@mail.wvu.edu Darina Slattery, University of Limerick Darina.Slattery@ul.ie Pam Brewer, Mercer University brewer_pe@mercer.edu Alan Houser, Group … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 8th Annual Symposium on Communicating Complex Information (SCCI)

February 25-26, 2019 Louisiana Tech University/Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Paper and panel proposals due Friday, 26 October 2018 Poster proposals due Monday, 15 January 2019 Call for Proposals The organizers of the Symposium on Communicating Complex Information (SCCI) invite proposals for the 2019 Symposium to be held in Shreveport-Bossier … [Read more...]

Ryan Boettger, Editor of the IEEE PCS-Wiley Book Series, interviewed on the challenges of integrating and engaging with Millennials in engineering organizations

Ryan Boettger, editor of the IEEE PCS-Wiley Book Series, was recently interviewed in Supply & Chain Demand Executive. He spoke on the challenges of integrating and engaging with Millennials in engineering organizations, nothing that “when Baby Boomers were coming into the workforce, they were told not to expect anything until they reached age … [Read more...]

Karen A. Schriver wins Joenk Award for Best Paper in the Transactions (2017)

The editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2017 Rudolph J. Joenk Award for Best Paper in the Transactions is Karen A. Schriver for "Plain Language in the United States Gains Momentum: 1940–2015.” Dr. Schriver is an internationally known researcher in information … [Read more...]

Request for Proposals for Guest Editorship and Special Issue Topic
: IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

The IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication requests proposals for guest editorship and special issue topic for the December 2019 issue. Anyone may propose a topic and apply for guest editor status. Guest editors need not be members of the IEEE Professional Communication Society. The proposed guest editor may be a single person or a … [Read more...]

4Q17 Special Issue of IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication on Plain Language

The December 2017 special issue of the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication on plain language has recently been published online. If you are a paper subscriber, you will receive the issue, printed together with the September issue, during the next month.   Volume 60, Number 4, December 2017 Guest Editorial— Plain Language in … [Read more...]

CFP: ASM SIGDOC

Overview The ACM Special Interest Group on the Design of Communication (ACM SIGDOC) invites you to submit a proposal for a research paper, experience report, interactive poster, panel session, or workshop that examines cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches to User Experience and Information/Communication Design. Location: … [Read more...]

Call for Participation: GSOLE Survey on Student Preparedness for Online Writing Instruction

For educators who teach online, a request from Diane Martinez (of the Global Society of Online Literacy Educators/GSOLE) to participate in a survey project on student preparedness in relation to online learning experiences.  (Should folks have questions on this survey, please contact Diane directly at dlmartinez@email.wcu.edu) A national … [Read more...]