Sixth International Conference on

Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise


Hong Kong 8-10 September 2011


The Sixth International Conference on Discourse, Communication and Enterprise (DICOEN VI) will be held on September 8-10, 2011 and will be hosted by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, following the successes of the first five conferences on the same theme (Lisbon 2001, Vigo 2003, Rio de Janeiro 2005, Nottingham 2007 and Milan 2009). DICOEN VI aims to promote interaction and discussion among researchers interested in the relevance of discourse and communication to the world of business, and to expand research networks among scholars working in the area of discourse and communication in organisational settings. Contributions are invited from scholars working in a variety of disciplines including: linguistics, discourse analysis, communication studies, organisation studies, management studies, sociology, anthropology, social psychology, economics, marketing, etc.

Important Dates

* Deadline for Call for Papers
* Notice of Acceptance
* Early Bird Registration
* Cancellation
3 January 2011 Deadline extension : 31 January 2011
10 March 2011
by 30 April 2011
30 June 2011 (No refund of registration fee after this date)


The Conference is organized by the Research Centre for Professional Communication in English, Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.