Ceangail (KANG-guhl)—Gaelic, tying or connecting together

The IEEE Professional Communication Society presents the International Professional Communication Conference in Limerick, Ireland, 10 - 13 July 2005

Conference Keynote
Reinhard Schaler


IPCC 2005 Call for Papers

The Call for Papers for IPCC 2005 is now active. You may also download the Call for Papers in Word format or PDF format.

Call for Papers Back to Home
This year's theme is Making Connections. Below are proposed program threads and topics.

Communication is the tie that binds people around the world, crossing boundaries of knowledge, cultures, languages, and values. Technical communication connects engineers, educators, managers, and communicators in a global community. Come to IPCC 2005 in Limerick, Ireland, to explore these connections and share knowledge.


Technical writing
Technical translation
Vendor management
Writing for International English Project management
Localisation teams
Software issues
Engineering Management
Managing virtual teams
Cross-cultural communication
Knowledge management
Compatibility issues
Managing technology
Teaching and Training
Teaching engineers
Preparing practitioners
Distance learning
Writing in new fields
International English training
Tools and Technology
Translation tools
E-learning tools
New technologies
Authoring tools for the Web
International documentation

Cross-Cultural Communication
Design and graphics
Web design
Outsourcing issues
Documentation challenges
International English; ESL
Session Type
  1. Paper (2-3 presentations in a 90 minute session)
  2. Panel discussion (1-4 speakers, brief presentations with discussion in a 90-minute session)
  3. Conference workshop (90 minutes)
Proposal Instructions

Please submit these items:

1. Description of topic (250 words)
2. Description of intended audience
3. Brief (100-word) biosketch of each author, including contact information (email address and telephone number)
4. The suggested thread
5. The suggested session type
6. Statement of agreement to present: “If this proposal is accepted, I agree to register for IPCC 2005 and make the presentation described in this proposal.”

Program Calendar

15 October 2004 Proposals due
15 November 2004 Acceptance notifications sent
15 January 2005 Draft of paper due
15 February 2005 Feedback to authors
15 March 2005 Final papers due

Program Contacts

Send your proposal to Helen Grady, program chair, at grady_h@mercer.edu no later than 15 October 2004. Electronic submissions are preferred. If you have questions, contact her at +1 478 301 2211.

For other conference questions, contact the general chair, Marj Davis, at davis_mt@mercer.edu or call +1 478 301 2356.

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