For a limited time until the end of August, pre-register for the 2018 IABC World Conference in Montréal for only US$999! That’s US$541 below the full price for members and US$926 below the full non-member price. Now is a great time to join if you aren’t a current member. If you’re a non-member planning to attend next year’s conference, it makes a lot of sense to become an IABC member. A year-along IABC… Read More
The call for speakers for the 2018 IABC World Conference will open at the end of August and we are seeking fresh, forward-thinking perspectives on business communication. Because the communication profession is uniquely positioned at the crossroads of business, culture and functions, our theme this year puts the focus on “The Communication Crossroads.” We are seeking experts who can share a perspective on our chosen theme and help us advance the profession at… Read More
We just wrapped up a World Conference that explored the critical issues of our profession, offered new solutions to your most pressing challenges and gave you a chance to connect with your peers in a meaningful and lasting way. Now is the time to save the date for the 2018 World Conference, to be held in the lovely and cosmopolitan city of Montréal, Canada. 2018 IABC World Conference Palais des congrès de Montréal 3–6… Read More
by Kristen Delphos Tuesday at the IABC World Conference is a “sweet spot” day for many attendees. In the sea of hundreds of people, we start to recognize and create our own little tribe of conference friends. By this time, a day and a half into the program, we’ve networked, tweeted, retweeted, followed, and smiled when the notifications appeared on our devices to let us know that we’ve been followed back.
by Peg Champion “We will all become cognitive communicators,” says Jon Iwata, senior vice president of marketing and communications for IBM. Iwata led a brilliant, if sometimes unnerving, session about artificial intelligence (AI) and its broad application across every field. Iwata discussed IBM’s AI system, Watson, which can see, hear, understand, read, comprehend and recognize language. Watson was developed to “enhance and extend human capability, expertise and potential” though it’s best known… Read More