Past Conferences

2017 Conference Recap and Awards!

Thanks for an amazing conference Madison! We had wonderful keynotes anchoring our conference sessions.

Michael Gleischer’s keynote on Shakespeare and Data Visualization got us thinking about how data visualization techniques might be able to help us see communication acts – including Shakespeare’s – in different ways, …

ProComm 2017 Author Resources

EXTENDED DEADLINE TO MAY 19, 2017
For accepted work, please use these templates to format your drafts and final versions. When you click on the link, you will get a Word Doc to edit.  Follow the directions closely!
Brief Papers
Extended Abstracts
Full Papers
IEEE Style Guide (with citation help) 

2016 Conference Recap and Awards!

Thanks to all of the conference organizers and attendees for a great ProComm 2016 at the University of Texas in Austin, a fabulous city and conference venue!

Bob Metcalfe kicked off the conference with a enlightening talk on entrepreneurship communication, outlining the various ways in which our …

Derek Ross: Land Ethics in Technical Communication (Lufkin Award Winner)

Derek Ross of Auburn University gives us an overview of his Lufkin Award (2015) winning paper, “Conversations about place: Dialogic ethics and land ethics in technical communication,” co-authored with Russell Willerton, of Boise State University. Here, he defines land ethics, and discusses how they might …

Brian Price: Peeling Back the Information Onion in Technical and Engineering Communication

Brian Price, Lecturer at Aston University, UK, explores the metaphor of the “information onion” in technical and engineering communication, which helps reveal important strategies for effectively delivering and designing information for your readers.

His talk on “Peeling Back the Layers of the Information Onion: Using Complex Layered Visuals for …

Golf, Anyone?

Friends at Ennis Club Woodstock
If you play golf at all, you’ll love golfing in Ireland! And no, you probably do not want to head for the championship courses, unless you are a rich golf pro.
But literally hundreds of small courses are found all throughout Ireland! …

If Spring comes, can Summer be far behind?

Though snow may still linger in your hometown, it really is time to focus on July in Ireland! I heartily recommend choosing on-campus housing for a number of reasons.
CONVENIENCE — No driving and looking for parking! Just walk a few minutes across a beautiful pedestrian …