STC Atlanta is proud to announce Currents 2006, its 17th annual technical communications conference, March 24–25, at the Atlanta campus of Mercer University.
Currents 2006 includes a full-day workshop on Friday, March 24, and a full-day conference on Saturday, March 25. BreakPoint Books will be present on Saturday with technical communication-related books for sale.
Localization World has announced a call for papers for Localization World Barcelona, Spain. The conference, scheduled for May 30–June 1, has the theme "Working-Together!" The deadline for submissions is January 31.
The focus is the old, yet new, trend of industry collaboration. Suggested topics include internet-based sharing of translation memories, open-source translation technologies, volunteer and virtual translation teams, cross-company project teams, unified industry terminology, new forms of alliances in online market places, and authoring and translation collaboration. The conference will also focus on translation industry collaboration and software, government, and nongovernment institutional translations. For more information, go to http://www.localizationworld.com.
Call for Papers: SIGCHI
CHI 2006: Interact.Inform.Inspire
The Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (SIGCHI) has announced its conference on human-computer interaction, April 22–27. The conference theme is "Interact.Inform.Inspire."
SIGCHI is accepting late submissions in the categories Doctoral Consortium, Student Design Competition, Special Interest Groups, and Work-in-Progress. For more information, go to http://www.chi2006.org.