STC Summit 2021 Annual Conference Early Bird Registration is Open!

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Registration is NOW OPEN for the virtual 2021 Summit!

Early Bird Registration

Register now to take advantage of the Early Bird rate, available 18 Dec 2020 – 31 Jan 2021.
Register at discounted prices and join us for the Virtual STC Technical Communication Summit 2021 Conference and Expo. Date: 5-9 June 2021

Are you looking for a job, furloughed, or unemployed? Are you currently an STC member who is a resident of an Emerging Nation? Please contact email hidden; JavaScript is required to request reduced registration pricing.

CPTC Continuing Education

Attendance at the 2021 Summit provides 8 CEUs toward CPTC currency. CEUs apply only to those who are certified and cannot be counted retroactively.

Not yet CPTC certified? Learn about the three levels of certification programs at Become a Certified Professional Technical Communicator (CPTC).

Seven Preconference Workshops

Half- and full-day preconference workshops will be held 5-6 June 2021.

STC Summit Call for Proposals

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The Proposal Submission Deadline is extended to: 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on Monday, September 30, 2019.

The 2020 call for proposals is open. Submit a proposal to the 2020 Technical Communication Summit & Expo! The theme is Career Vision 20/20.

For information about the proposal submission guidielinies and the proposal template, see

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",