2020-2021 Upcoming TechComm Conferences

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January 2020

  • January 21–22, 2020
    European Meeting of International Society for Medical Publication Professionals theme is precision communication achieving clarity, reach, and value.
    Location: 155 Bishopsgate, London, UK

March 2020

  • March 13–21, 2020
    2020 SXSW (South by Southwest) Conference & Festivals
    Location: Austin, Texas

April 2020

  • April 20–24, 2020 switched to Virtual
    29th International World Wide Web Conference (IW3C)—The Web Conference
    Location: Virtual
  • April 22–23, 2020 CANCELLED
    tekom Conference 2020 Frühjahrstagung in German
    Location: Würzburg, Germany
  • April 23–26, 2020 CANCELLED
    Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) Annual Conference
    Location: Warwick Denver Hotel, Denver, Colorado

May 2020

  • May 17–20, 2020 switched to Virtual
    67th Society for Technical Communication Summit
    Location: Virtual
  • May 17–20, 2020
    American Society for Training and Development 2020 International Conference and Exposition (ATD 2020 #ATD2020)
    Location: Denver, Colorado
  • May 27–28, 2020 CANCELLED
    Evolution of TC 2020 — Innovations in Software Documentation
    Location: Sofia, Bulgaria

June 2020

  • June 8–11, 2020 switched to Virtual
    The 14th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM-2020)
    Location: Virtual

July 2020

  • July 13–16, 2020 CANCELLED
    NEHA Annual Educational Conference (AEC) & Exhibition 2020
    Location: Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, New York, New York
  • July 20–22, 2020 switched to Virtual
    IEEE International Professional Communication Conference 2020‐ProComm 2020
    Location: Virtual

August 2020

  • August 3–7, 2020 switched to Virtual
    EduWeb Digital Summit
    Location: Virtual
  • August 9–11, 2020 switched to Virtual
    Write the Docs Portland 2020
    Location: Virtual
  • August 17 for On-Demand material and presentations August 24–23, 2020 switched to Virtual
    SIGGRAPH: Special Interest Group: Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques Conference—Think Beyond
    Location: Virtual

September 2020

  • September 2–4, 2020 switched to Virtual
    Clarity2020: A design systems community conference. Evaluate your skills .inclusion, empathy, technology, creativity, and collaboration.
    Location: Virtual

October 2020

  • October 2–4, 2020 switched to Virtual
    Communication Central 15th annual Be a Better Freelancer®; conference in a continuing partnership with the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors (NAIWE) and An American Editor as a lead sponsor.
    Location:Virtual
  • October 2, 2020 switched to Virtual
    Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) 2020 Annual Conference
    Location: Virtual
  • October 3–4, 2020 switched to Virtual
    SIGDOC 2020 "Broadening the Boundaries of Communication Design"
    Location: Virtual
  • October TBD, 2020 switched to Virtual
    American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) 2020 Medical Writing and Communication Conference
    Location: Virtual
  • October 18–20, 2020 switched to Virtual
    Write the Docs Prague 2020
    Location: Virtual
  • October 21–24, 2020 switched to Virtual
    American Translators Association (ATA) Conference ATA61 with 1,600 attendees from more than 60 countries
    Location: Virtual
  • October 23, 2020
    Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit 2020 of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) DC Chapter
    Location: venue TBD
  • October 25–31, 2020 switched to Virtual
    LavaCon UX: A Virtual Content Strategy Conference with a New Orleans Flare
    Location: Virtual conference

November 2020

  • November 2–7, 2020 switched to Virtual
    Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Conference 2020
    Location: Virtual
  • November 3–5, 2020 switched to Virtual
    Innovate Learning 2020 Summit of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
    Location: Virtual
  • November 3–5, 2020
    tcworld Conference 2020
    Location: Stuttgart, Germany

February 2021

  • TBD, 2021
    TC Camp 2021. The technical communication unconference.
    Location: TBD

March 2021

  • March 280–31 2021
    Madworld 2021 Technical Communication and Content Strategy Conference.
    Location: Fairmont Austin, Austin, Texas

April 2021

  • April 19–23, 2021
    30th International World Wide Web Conference (IW3C)—The Web Conference 2021
    Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • April 13–18, 2021
    Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) Annual Conference
    Location: St. Louis, Missouri

May 2021

  • May 23–26, 2021
    American Society for Training and Development 2021 International Conference and Exposition (ATD 2021 #ATD2021)
    Location: Los Angeles, California
  • May TBA, 2021
    Evolution of TC 2021 — Innovations in Software Documentation
    Location: TBA

June 2021

  • June 6–9, 2021
    68th Society for Technical Communication (STC) Summit
    Location: Atlanta, Georgia

July 2021

  • July TBD, 2021
    NEHA Annual Educational Conference (AEC) & Exhibition 2021
    Location: Spokane, Washington

October 2021

  • October TBA, 2021
    Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) 2021 Annual Conference
    Location: TBA
  • October TBA, 2021
    Communication Central 16th annual Be a Better Freelancer®; conference in a continuing partnership with the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors (NAIWE) and An American Editor as a lead sponsor.
    Location:St. Louis, Missouri