Recent Events

October 18 – Chapter Council Meeting

October 18 – Chapter Council Meeting

About This Meeting Chapter council meetings are typically held on the second Saturday of the month (subject to change based on everyone’s availability!). 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…

Visit STC Canada West Coast at Word Vancouver, Sept. 28, 2014

Visit STC Canada West Coast at Word Vancouver, Sept. 28, 2014

The STC Canada West Coast chapter will participate again this year at Word Vancouver (formerly Word on the Street), an annual festival celebrating reading, literacy, print, language, and writing of all kinds. The STC booth will show the sometimes invisible face of technical communication to the general public. We hope to meet potential members, employers,…

Communication Convergence Event

Communication Convergence Event

About the Event The Community Plain Language Services is partnering with the Editors’ Association of Canada, BC branch and our chapter to celebrate International Plain Language Day. Other organizations are invited to join us to share views on where we are and where we are going and to network with other communication professionals. Date: Sunday, October 5,…

September 13 — Instructional Design Workshop

Event Description The biggest mistake technical writers make when writing training is focusing on the content. Is your training effective? Does it ever seem flat and boring? This hands-on workshop will teach you the nuts and bolts of authoring training. Learn to use a combination of context, challenge and feedback and the four Ms  (meaningful, memorable, motivational…

September 6 – Chapter Council Meeting

September 6 – Chapter Council Meeting

About This Meeting Chapter council meetings are typically held on the second Saturday of the month (subject to change based on everyone’s availability!). 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…

Aug 16—Chapter Council Meeting

Aug 16—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…

STC Tech Comm Café

STC Tech Comm Café

STC Tech Comm Café STC Canada West Coast is pleased to bring back the informal coffee meetings after a year-long hiatus! Description We welcome anyone who’s interested in technical communication — contractor, in-house, student, career-changer, or recruiter. We’ll discuss job leads, technical writing tools and techniques, career planning, portfolios, and anything else related to working as…

July 19 – Chapter Council Meeting

July 19 – 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…

STC Summit 2014

STC Summit 2014

I wanted to outline my experience at Summit to give others an idea of what it’s like if they have never had a chance to attend. Hopefully it will entice you go one year, although, it’s hoped we can find a way to bring some of the Summit sessions to you in the future! The…

May 28 – Building an LMS in WordPress (CSTD Vancouver Event)

May 28 – Building an LMS in WordPress (CSTD Vancouver Event)

Description Want to develop an eLearning course but not sure where to start? Are you looking for an LMS to provide eLearning content but don’t have the funds to set up or support costly a commercial option? This type of LMS is valuable for consultants and facilitators as well as not-for-profit organizations and Member Associations…

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