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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…

November 21 – Learn to write API documentation

November 21 – Learn to write API documentation

Event Description ***Limited seats remaining; please register soon*** The hottest jobs in the lower mainland are asking us more and more for the following skill: API writing. The talent pool may be self-taught; post secondary institution offerings on this skill are slim to none. While there seems to be an abundance of those types of tech…

November 7 – All Hands Chapter Collaboration Meeting

November 7 – 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…

October 24 – How to Create and Deliver Effective Presentations

October 24 – How to Create and Deliver Effective Presentations

Event Description Technical writing may same seem like an introverted profession, but there can be a high degree of person-to-person engagement. The sharper your ability to verbally communicate, the more likely you are to succeed in your profession. Your résumé and interview are extensions of a presentation. Regardless if you have experience or not, if…

September 8 – FREE live webinar, courtesy of Joe Welinske

September 8 – FREE live webinar, courtesy of Joe Welinske

Joe Welinske of Writer’s UA has kindly offered us a free webinar on Tuesday, September 8th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm on concise writing tips. He’ll leave the last 20 minutes or so of the presentation for questions and answers. Please rsvp to president@stcwestcoast.ca if you plan on attending. I will send your email address to Joe,…

September 19 – All Hands Chapter Collaboration Meeting

September 19 – 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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