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Tech Comm Café: Sept. 9 recap; next meeting Oct. 14

Tech Comm Café: Sept. 9 recap; next meeting Oct. 14

The monthly Tech Comm Café met on September 9 at the Allegro Café, on the mezzanine level of the Whole Foods Market at 8th and Cambie in Vancouver. The turnout was smaller than usual, which made for more lively and in-depth discussions than in a larger group. Announcements: The upcoming Chapter Collaboration Meeting will be…

Spotlight: Bridget Greenwood

Spotlight: Bridget Greenwood

In September’s Spotlight, we feature Bridget Greenwood, a recent technical writing graduate and volunteer webmaster for the STC Canada West Coast Chapter. In this interview, Bridget discusses her love of the written word, and her background in newspaper production. Question: What did you want to be when you were growing up? When I was a…

Tech Comm Café: April 8 recap; next meeting May 13

Tech Comm Café: April 8 recap; next meeting May 13

The monthly Tech Comm Café was held on April 9 at the Whole Foods café at the corner of Broadway and Cambie in Vancouver. A mix of new and familiar faces attended. Chapter announcements: –The chapter Annual General Meeting is on April 25 at the VSO School of Music. –The Chapter Council meeting is held…

Tech Comm Café: Feb. 11 recap; next meeting March 11

Tech Comm Café: Feb. 11 recap; next meeting March 11

The monthly Tech Comm Café met on Wednesday, February 11, at 6:30 pm in the Whole Foods Market café near Broadway and Cambie in Vancouver. A few members went to the store’s upstairs coffee bar before realizing the meeting was in the cafeteria downstairs, but eventually a good-sized group assembled, with several new members present….

Tech Comm Café: Nov. 12 recap; next meeting Jan. 14

Tech Comm Café: Nov. 12 recap; next meeting Jan. 14

  The monthly Tech Comm Café met on November 12, with a small group that grew as the evening progressed. The technical writing experience present ranged from current students to 20+-year veterans, and attendees’ backgrounds ranged from geosciences to business to academe. The meeting had an informal feel, although it followed a definite topic structure:…

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