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Tech Comm Café: June 8 recap; next meeting July 13

Tech Comm Café: June 8 recap; next meeting July 13

The Tech Comm Café met on June 8 at BG Urban Café in Burnaby for an engaging talk about technical writing and communication. The group was large enough to have a lively discussion, yet small enough that we could hear everyone clearly amidst the café’s background noise. The group was diverse professionally and in experience….

July 16 – All-hands chapter collaboration meeting

About This Collaboration Meeting This is an all-hands meeting to discuss upcoming events, welcome all volunteers, and review the work that needs to be done to keep our chapter moving forward in serving our community of writers. If you want to out what’s happening, have some ideas you’d like to share, or would like to…

June 11 – Strategic Planning Meeting

June 11 – Strategic Planning Meeting

Every June the chapter holds a special strategic planning meeting to set priorities and plan events, speakers, and initiatives for the coming year. This is your chance to contribute, and to meet the 2016-2017 board, including Stephen Gauer, the new chapter president, and Beverlee Bishundayal, the new chapter treasurer. We’ll meet in the ground-floor boardroom…

April 23 – AGM and All Hands Chapter Collaboration Meeting

Strategic Planning 2015

About the AGM STC Canada West Coast chapter officers hold office from June 1 to May 31 each year. At the April 23, 2016, annual general meeting, we’ll be holding elections to fill these positions for the coming year. The current Vice-President, Stephen Gauer, will move into the President’s role on June 1. The current…

National editors’ conference coming to Vancouver in June

The 2016 Editors Canada national conference is coming to the Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites in Vancouver, June 10 to 12. Editors Canada (formerly EAC, the Editors’ Association of Canada) is the national organization that promotes professional editing as key to producing effective communication. Its 1,500 members work with individuals and organizations in the corporate,…

STC CWC announces new leadership incentive program

STC CWC announces new leadership incentive program

With our Annual General Meeting just around the corner on April 23, I’m pleased to announce our new leadership incentive program. Our chapter has been successful for over thirty years because of our dedicated membership and strong base of volunteers who collaborate to provide tech comm cafés, information interviews, blog articles, and professional development events….

March – Free webinars, courtesy of Joe Welinske

March – Free webinars, courtesy of Joe Welinske

Joe Welinske of Writer’s UA has kindly offered STC CWC members a free webinar. He’ll leave the last 20 minutes or so of the presentation for questions and answers. Please send your selection(s) in your rsvp to president [at] stcwestcoast.ca no later than Friday, March 11 if you wish to attend. I will send your email address to Joe,…

March 19 – How the foundation for technical communication can lead to business analysis

March 19 – How the foundation for technical communication can lead to business analysis

Event Description ***Seating limited to 20; please register soon*** It can happen to the best of us. From our earnest beginnings as technical writers, over time we progress to power users in our organizations. Various departments recognize us as the “go-to” person – we wrote the manuals, so that makes us experts, right? And so…

February 27 – All Hands Chapter Collaboration Meeting

February 27 – All Hands Chapter Collaboration Meeting

About This Collaboration Meeting This is an all-hands meeting to discuss upcoming events and seminars, welcome all volunteers, and review the work that needs to be done to keep our chapter moving forward in serving our community of writers. If you are interested in finding out what’s happening, have some ideas you’d like to share, or would like to…

January 30 – All Hands Chapter Collaboration Meeting

January 30 – All Hands Chapter Collaboration Meeting

About This Collaboration Meeting This is an all-hands meeting to discuss upcoming events and seminars, welcome all volunteers, and review the work that needs to be done to keep our chapter moving forward in serving our community of writers. If you are interested in finding out what’s happening, have some ideas you’d like to share, or would like to…

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