STC Interchange Conference – New England Chapter

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Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 from 8:30 – 4:30 PM; the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell
Conference theme: "Engineering Experience"
Deadline for Proposals: Sunday, September 16, 2018.

Join the STC New England chapter for education and networking at InterChange, our annual two-day conference for technical communication professionals. Each day features sessions chosen to sharpen your technical skills, stay current with new technology and its impact on our field, and enhance your career with a variety of professional development topics. Throughout the event, network with other tech comm professionals to build your personal network and share ideas.

Our keynote speaker, Danielle Villegas, is best known as blogger "TechCommGeekMom.. " She has given presentations at the STC Summit, CONDUIT, the IEEE-ProComm, and Drexel University. She has also taught technical communications at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Danielle has been active with the STC Philadelphia Metro Chapter (STC-PMC), doing publicity, sponsorship, acting as the CONDUIT co-chair, serving as Vice-President, and is currently President of the chapter.

Come to the STC InterChange conference to hear the latest in technical documentation techniques and share ideas with other documentation professionals. The conference is a great place to network, and give you extra insight into current trends of technical communications. It may even result in job leads!

You are welcome to present at the conference. Your proposal should relate to our conference theme, "Engineering Experience".
Get more information and submit proposals to present at the conference at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdpIN0veEF6sg2PPXweYag032k–1FKD72dQ_s9zA93HbA4ig/viewform. This is a great opportunity for professional development, allowing you to enhance your skill set for your job.

InterChange is held at UMass Lowell, approximately 30 miles northwest of Boston. The conference is accessible by car (Route 495 and the Lowell Connector), and by train (the Lowell Stop of the MBTA commuter Rail). In addition, Lowell is only 30 miles from Boston's Logan Airport (BOS) and 35 miles to Manchester Airport (MHT).

Registration includes breakfast, lunch, entry in a raffle, free wifi, and free parking.

For questions, please email interchange@stcnewengland.org

For details and registration, please visit: http://stcnewengland.org/interchange

We hope to see you there!

Paul Duarte
InterChange Conference Coordinator

tcworld conference 2018 – Call for Papers: Submit Your Proposal until April 24

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Gesellschaft für Technische Kommunikation –
tekom Deutschland e.V.

Der deutsche Fachverband für Technische Kommunikation

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tekom is now inviting speakers for the tcworld conference 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany. We are looking for interesting proposals for presentations, tutorials, and workshops in various areas of Technical Communication.

New speakers and experienced speakers – all are welcome! If you have something to say to other technical communicators then tcworld conference is your chance to do so!

For more information on the conference topics and submitting your proposal, please go to our tcworld 2018 conference website.

For questions, please contact cfp@tekom.de

Entry deadline is April 24, 2018.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Kind regards,
tekom Advisory Board for Conferences

#TCCamp is only 4 weeks away

Greetings STC Member!

The 2nd annual TC Summer Camp, the techcomm unconference, is coming up in 4 weeks!

What’s an unconference?

It’s an intense day of learning that’s totally relevant to you! Sessions topics are defined by the attendees on the day of the event. There are no presenters, no juried presentations. Instead, you can join together with other like-minded people to discuss topics that interest you!

We start the day with a selection of 2-hour workshops which are run by techcomm luminaries and are designed to get your thinking going, first thing in the morning. After the workshops, the unconference begins! We start with an overview of how it all works, followed by a keynote, lunch, and unconference topic voting. In the afternoon are the unconference sessions, followed by a session wrap-up and raffle!

What hands-on workshops do we have lined up this year?

User Experience from Insights to Action with Vera Rhoads, UX Consultant at IBM
Effective Collaboration with Andrew Lawless of Rockant Inc
Structured Authoring for Beginners with Janice Summers of Single-Sourcing Solutions
Adobe Workshop with Dustin Vaughn

All this for only $35 (including lunch)!

TC Summer Camp is a day of unmatched, intense, learning, sharing, and networking for techcomm professionals. This is a great opportunity to get information on the latest trends and technologies, learn how your colleagues solve problems, and have a focused discussion with your tool vendor about important issues.

Join us Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the District Architecture Center in downtown Washington DC. This is YOUR TC Camp!

Find out more at: www.tccamp.org

P.S. Watch video highlights from January’s conference on YouTube.

ACM SIGDOC 2016 Conference in Silver Spring, MD, Sept. 23-24

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ACM SIGDOC is holding their annual conference in Silver Spring, MD, on September 23-24, 2016.

The conference venue and hotels are conveniently located off the Red Line of the Washington Metro:
Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel
8777 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
U.S.
Phone: 1-301-589-0800

The program for SIGDOC 2016 is now available:
https://sigdoc.acm.org/conference/2016/conference-program/

The program lists the times, dates, and rooms for all panels, talks, keynotes, and workshops. It's an exciting and diverse lineup but also a packed one, so please take a look and plan accordingly.

Early registration runs through September 6.
https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/?eventid=1871175