Posts tagged with: ProComm Conference

Bernadette Longo on What Interdisciplinarity Means for Professional Communication

Dr. Bernadette Longo gave the closing keynote at IEEE PCS 2014 conference on Disciplinary Grounding and Interdisciplinary Understanding. We asked her a few questions about the challenges and opportunities this increasing interdiscipinarity presents for professional communication.

Find out more about her and her important work on our relationships to our …

Michael Alley on Presentation Delivery in Engineering Contexts

At the IEEE PCS 2014 conference, Michael Alley, winner of the Ronald S. Blicq award for Distinction in Technical Communication, gave an engaging talk on the gap between what is expected of engineers in their professional presentations and what is taught in their classrooms, concluding with a need to …

Taking a Leadership Role in PCS

Serving on the PCS AdCom is a great way to support our society!
There are many ways in which being a member of the IEEE Professional Communication Society contributes to your professional identify  For me, joining PCS was a way to connect with communication people who …

Congratulations to our Award Winners from IPCC 2013

 
(left to right) Ron Blicq, Menno deJong, Carol Barnum, Maria Jose Herrera, George Hayhoe, Alan Chong, Bernard Amadei
The annual International Professional Communication Conference brings together members of PCS and others who are interested in a wide variety of communication topics.  At this year’s conference at …

IPCC 2013–Day 3

Final Plenary on Heuristics
Just as quickly as it started, it was over–we wrapped IPCC for 2013, and what a way to end it.  Dr. Carol Barnum gave the final plenary talk about heuristic evaluation, as she reflected on her own travels in the wild world …

IPCC 2013–Day 2: Get Your Vancouver On!

Yesterday I posted on the keynote address by Dr. Bernard Amadei, a rousing start to the first day of IPCC 2013.  I am happy to report that the remainder of Day 1 was similarly energizing.  Unfortunately I wasn’t able to make it to every session …

IPCC 2013 Keynote–Dr. Bernard Amadei

Amadei and friends!
We need to educate a new kind of engineer, one who can solve technical problems while learning and accommodating the needs and desires of people who will use the technology.  This was the core message this morning from Dr. Bernard Amadei, founding president …

IPCC 2013 in Vancouver

IPCC 2013 kicked off Sunday evening on the beautiful campus of the University of British Columbia Vancouver.  Registration opened at 3:00 PM, and we had the chance to greet old friends and meet new ones.
Carolyn Labun and Darlene Webb, IPCC 2013 Program Co-chairs, greet Ron Blicq …

It’s Almost Here–IPCC 2013 in Vancouver

Beautiful scenery and memorable speakers–who could ask for more?
One week from today, we will kick off IPCC 2013 on the campus of the University of British Columbia Vancouver!  With a beautiful setting, a fantastic program of presenters, and an all star lineup of keynoters, IPCC …

At Shibaura Institute of Technology

Yes, this building really is as enormous as it looks!
On Friday, I gave the first of two talks at Shibaura Institute of Technology, entitled “Institutional Research and Educational Assessment at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology:  Creating a Culture of Evidence.”  Faculty and staff involved in SIT’s …