Hello Members of the AI Comm Research Consortium!
One of our colleagues, Dr. Kerk Kee at Chapman University, is organizing a post-conference on external funding at ICA this year (see below for more details).
Dr. Kee has received multiple external grants from federal agencies (e.g., NSF).
If you have any questions about the post-conference, feel free to contact him!
Dear ICA Organizational Communication Division Members,
2019 ICA Organizational Communication Division Post-Conference on External
Post-Conference Title: Developing External Funding Opportunities for
Organizational Communication Researchers
ICA 2019 – Washington DC, USA May 29, 2019 (Wed); 9am-4 pm
w_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds> The Omni Hotel at 2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC
20008. It is a 13-minute bus ride (passing by every 4 minutes) away from
the Hilton conference hotel, or about a 5-minute car ride or 20-minute walk.
See map below for direction.
This post-conference aims to (a) create greater awareness of external
funding opportunities and (b) facilitate Organizational Communication
Division members’ development of research proposals. Keynote addresses will
be given by Peter Monge (University of Southern California), Robert O’Connor
(National Science Foundation), and Edward Palazzolo (U.S. Army Research
Office). Several division members with notable external funding experiences
will also make presentations and/or serve as coaches. The post-conference
will inform members of the nuts and bolts of seeking external funding.
Confirmed coaches include (in alphabetical order of last names):
Josh Barbour (University of Texas at Austin)
Stacy Connaughton (Purdue University)
Marya Doerfel (Rutgers University)
Kerk Kee (Chapman University)
Vernon Miller (Michigan State University)
Scott Poole (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)
Michelle Shumate (Northwestern University)
Keri Stephens (University of Texas at Austin)
Matthew Weber (University of Minnesota)
Steve Wilson (University of South Florida)
Graduate students, post-docs, and faculty researchers of organizational
communication interested in seeking external funding are encouraged to
submit a proposal abstract (1 or 2-page single space) to this year’s
organizational communication division external funding post-conference.
Inspired by the theme of the 2019 ICA Conference – Communication Beyond
Boundaries – the Organizational Communication Division encourages members to
submit their research on any topic, method, or approach. Participants who
are able to register by April 15, 2019 (Monday) at 12 PM (noon, pacific
standard time) and submit an abstract by April 26, 2019 (Friday) at 11:59 PM
(pacific standard time) will receive feedback from mentors on their ideas
for external funding. Registered participants without an abstract are
welcome to attend the workshop as well.
Registration: $50 for faculty, and $30 for students (Participants must
register for the post-conference through the ICA conference portal at the
time of registration for the main conference). Please visit
https://www.icahdq.org/page/2019PrePostconf for the link to register.
Registered participant who submits an abstract by the deadline will be
listed in the post-conference program by the workshop organizers. This may
help with travel reimbursement, depending on participants’ university travel
. Questions should be addressed to Vernon Miller, <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
email@example.com, or Michelle Shumate, <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
Deadline for post-conference registrations: April 15, 2019 (Monday) at 12:00
Deadline for abstract submissions: April 26, 2019 (Friday) at 11:59 PM PST
. Please submit proposal abstract to Kerk Kee, <mailto:email@example.com>
Sponsorship: This pre-conference is sponsored through generous support by:
. ICA Organizational Communication Division . Brian Lamb School of
Communication, Purdue University . Department of Communication, Michigan
State University . School of Communication, Northwestern University . The
Organizing, Communication, and Technology Research Group in the School of
Communication, Chapman University
Co-organizers: This post-conference has been planned and conducted with help
from the ICA, Organizational Communication Division leadership, and our
. Vernon D. Miller, Professor, Michigan State University . Michelle Shumate,
Professor, Northwestern University . Kerk F. Kee, Associate Professor,
Chapman University . Advisor: Stacey L. Connaughton, Associate Professor,
Purdue University (Chair, Organizational Communication Division – ICA)
Kerk F. Kee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Communication,
Chapman University, Doti #205, Orange, California 92866,
Homepage: <http://www.ekerk.com/> www.ekerk.com
OCT Group: <http://www.octgroup.org/> www.octgroup.org
<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6y5OOKgTOk&t=2s> YouTube Introduction by