Events

Jan. 29 – Information Mapping

Jan. 29 – Information Mapping

Description Chris will provide an overview and answer questions about the Information Mapping® structured writing methodology. Information Mapping is a 50 year old content standard developed at Harvard and Columbia Universities and is used by companies and government around the globe to improve performance and productivity. Chris will demonstrate how the method works, talk about why companies use it, demo FS Pro—Information…

Jan. 11 – Chapter Council Meeting

Jan. 11 – Chapter Council Meeting

About This Meeting Chapter council meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month. The agenda includes committee and executive business, as well as volunteer and leadership training. Who Should Attend? All chapter members and volunteers, including non-member volunteers, are welcome to attend. This is a great way to get to know and network…

Dec. 3 – Holiday Social Night

Dec. 3 – Holiday Social Night

Please Join Us for a Holiday Social Night Come and celebrate the season with us, your friends and associates, fellow chapter members and volunteers! Please feel free to bring your significant other, friends who understand that technical writers really can be fun to hang out with, and anyone else who might be interested in getting to…

Nov. 19 – Networking Made Easy

Nov. 19 – Networking Made Easy

Description This is our second annual professional development night on networking. When it comes to job hunting and career management, networking can be a big challenge for many tech comm professionals. So this year, we’re getting back to the basics and focusing on strategies for making networking easier. The event will be led by three panelists who…

Nov. 9 – Chapter Council Meeting

Nov. 9 – Chapter Council Meeting

About This Meeting Chapter council meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month. The agenda includes committee and executive business, as well as volunteer and leadership training. Who Should Attend? All chapter members and volunteers, including non-member volunteers, are welcome to attend. This is a great way to get to know and network…

Oct. 30 – WordPress and Trello Training (Oct. 30)

Oct. 30 – WordPress and Trello Training (Oct. 30)

We will be holding a one-hour training session on WordPress and Trello for all interested members and volunteers. WordPress Learn how to post articles and events on the website. Find out where to upload images and how to set them as featured images for posts. Learn where to find static pages and how to update…

Chapter Council Meeting (Oct. 19)

Chapter Council Meeting (Oct. 19)

About This Meeting Chapter council meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month. The agenda includes committee and executive business, as well as volunteer and leadership training. Who Should Attend? All chapter members and volunteers, including non-member volunteers, are welcome to attend. Date: Saturday, October 19, 2013 General Business: 10:00 am PDT Executive Voting: 11:00 pm…

Instructional Design and Learning SIG Webinar

Instructional Design and Learning SIG Webinar

Upcoming Webinar 09/18/13 Becoming an eLearning Hero Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7153914484344805888 A common question a course creator asks is, “How can I make my eLearning more interactive?” It is a great question and the answer may not be as far away as you think. In this webinar, you will learn simple ways to analyze content and mold…

Celebrate International Plain Language Day (Oct. 13)

PLAIN Language InterNational 20th Anniversary Conference in Vancouver October 2013

October 13, 2013, is a Sunday and follows on the heels of PLAIN2013, the 20th Anniversary conference of the Plain Language Association InterNational, which is being held in Vancouver, BC on October 10-13. Special Rate for STC Members expires August 31! Click the image to see a full-size version. Please join Conference attendees and presenters…

Content as Conversation with Purposes and Personas with Ginny Redish (Oct. 8)

Content as Conversation with Purposes and Personas with Ginny Redish (Oct. 8)

Description One of the most important contributions of technical writing has been the realization that everything we write is part of a conversation between author and reader. And as we have moved from paper to screen, from large screen to small, from static writing to dynamic social-media exchanges, conversation has become even more important as…

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