Early Bird Conference Registration Ends December 31

Don’t miss out on getting reduced rates for STC Summit 2019 in Denver, Colorado. The rates will increase on January 1, 2019 for Professional and Academic STC members by $225 and, for non-STC members, by $200.

Register online at https://summit.stc.org/conference/registration-rates/.

For information about the conference, where to stay, what to see, and how to get there, see our Guide to This Year's Annual Conference page. For those of you who have never visited the mile-high city before, be sure to check out the "Important Information for Travelers—Effects of High Altitude on Visitors".
Panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado.

Register at Anniversary Rates for the 2018 Summit

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Plan to join your fellow colleagues at the 65th Annual Technical Communication Summit and Expo, the premier technical communication conference, 20-23 May 2018 at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida. The 2018 Summit will offer top-notch technical communication education and networking to help you "communicate the future of how we work, where we work, and you at work".

Registration is now open! Register now and get the Early Bird, 65th Anniversary rate of $925 for regular and academic STC members available from 1 December 2017 to 31 January 2018. The registration rate will increase after 31 January. See the registration rates table for the advance rates, regular registration rates, and one day attendance rates for regular members, Gold members, students, retired members, and non-STC members.

Make your room reservations with the Hyatt Regency Orlando hotel. For information about the STC Summit hotel group rate, see Summit's Hotel page. All Summit events including education sessions and the Expo Hall will take place on one level at the Hyatt. The Hyatt offers a limited number of accessible rooms. You should make your reservations as early as possible by calling the Hyatt directly at +1-407-284-1234 and ask for the onsite reservations manager or the front desk manager. Be sure to tell them you are coming for STC's Summit to get STC's group rate.

A preliminary schedule is now available (subject to change). Sessions being offered include topics such as virtual reality, UX, collaboration, content workflow, and usability. Preconference full-day courses and half-day workshops are available for an additional fee.

Call for Proposals to Summit 18

The Call for Proposals for the 65th Annual Conference: Technical Communication Summit 2018 is open. Proposals are due at 11:59 PM EDT (GMT-4) 27 September 2017.

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All proposals must be submitted through STC's online submission system. STC's 65th Annual Conference: Technical Communication Summit 2018 will be held 20-23 May 2018 in Orlando, Florida.

Updates to Our Guide to the Annual Conference

Night shot of Gaylord Hotel and the Capital Wheel in all blue color at National Harbor, MD
Night View of the National Harbor and a Blue Capital Wheel.
Photo credit: Paul Nelson.

If you are planning to attend Summit 2017 and have already made your plans, great. If you are still thinking about it, check out our Guide to the Annual Conference. Three articles written by chapter members Ugur Akinci and Cynthia Lockley are now included in the page.

We Love Living Here: We Think You'll Like Visiting

Chapter and local STC members provide their insights for visiting this area for articles in the Intercom and on thia site.

We know you'’ll love attending Summit 2017 and visiting the many attractions around National Harbor and in DC. For more tips about what the DC and Baltimore metropolitan areas have to offer, checkout out Pinterest Board, "Things To Do in DC & Baltimore Metropolitan Areas", https://www.pinterest.com/stcwdcmb/things-to-do-in-dc-baltimore-metropolitan-areas/