Photos of the 2013 Technical Summit in Atlanta, Georgia

Photos from the road trip that Carolyn Kelley Klinger and Cynthia Lockley took to the Atlanta Conference are up. Watch the photostream at

We are interested in adding more photos from other chapter members who attended the conference. If you have some to contribute, please send them to email hidden; JavaScript is required and please identify the location, people in the photo, and who took the photo. They will be added to the photostream.

See You in Atlanta!

From the STC Office…

Photo of Atlanta, Georgia skyline
Atlanta Skyline

Join Us for the 60th Anniversary Celebration Party!

All attendees are invited to join us for the 60th Anniversary Celebration Party on Monday evening starting at 8:00 PM. This free event (with cash bar) features The Rough Drafts playing live music, plus karaoke during band breaks. Our thanks to the STC Atlanta Chapter and the 60th Anniversary Committee for planning this event!

Register for Honors Banquet, Closing Lunch On-site

Attendees are still able to register for both the Honors Banquet and the Closing Lunch on-site, but you must do so by Noon Monday for the Honors Banquet and Noon Tuesday for the Closing Lunch. See the Registration Desk. Tickets will not be sold at the door for either event! And don't forget that the Honors Reception, preceding the banquet, is open to all attendees. See your program for times and details.

The Summit and Social Media

The 2013 Technical Communication Summit is using to provide online access to detailed program and schedule information, speaker and attendee social connections, and much more. Read more information on STC's Notebook, or visit the STC Summit Lanyrd site and get started!

We invite all attendees to tweet from the events and sessions as well! Please use #stc13 when tweeting so others can follow the Summit from afar. We have a widget on the Summit website collecting all related tweets, so please tweet away!

Finally, a few presenters have uploaded their slides to SlideShare. Check them out on the Summit SlideShare website.

QR Codes at the Summit

STC will have multiple QR codes for you to use at the Summit with your mobile devices. We’ve added the codes to our badges to make it even easier to connect (pick up a sticker at the Registration Desk if you wish to cover it up). We’ll have a QR code on every room sign linking to the session evaluation surveys. And you'll find a QR code in your program linking to the Proceedings as well.

2013 Summit Proceedings

The Proceedings of the 2013 Summit is available for download in PDF form. Proceedings is a collection of papers from presenters at the Summit who provided them for the publication.

Thanks to Doc-To-Help for compiling the papers for Proceedings! Doc-To-Help is also providing a flash drive with the publication at the Summit; pick one up at the Registration Desk. You can also see the conference program for a QR code to access Proceedings on your mobile device.

2013 Summit Program

The official program for the 2013 Summit is also available to download in PDF format. The program contains the full educational schedule, plus information on vendors, special events, networking and more. Each attendee will also receive a printed copy of the program at the Registration Desk.

Congratulations to New Associate Fellow, David Dayton

David Dayton, PhD
David Dayton, PhD

Washington, DC Chapter member David Dayton, PhD was honored by STC with the rank of Associate Fellow. David received his plaque at the Honors Reception and Banquet at Tech Summit 2009 in Atlanta, GA.

His citation reads:

For outstanding contributions to STC in conducting practical research focused on practitioners; in teaching and mentoring students and developing curricula; and in playing a key role in the groundwork for creating the technical communication knowledge portal.

David’s information is included in the chapter’s list of STC Exemplars, Fellows and Associate Fellows at Congratulations David!

David is also a member of the Metro Baltimore Chapter, Academic SIG, Information and Design Architecture SIG, Single Sourcing SIG, and the Usability and User Experience SIG.