Events

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…

Apr. 17 – 2014 Print Futures Portfolio Show at Douglas College

Apr. 17 – 2014 Print Futures Portfolio Show at Douglas College

Community Event Announcement: The 21 students of the 2014 Print Futures Professional Writing Program are happy to announce that they will be showcasing their work at the 2014 Portfolio Show. At the same time, the graduating professional writers are sad that this will be the last Portfolio Show for the two-year diploma program. The program…

Apr. 15 – Annual General Meeting

Apr. 15 – Annual General Meeting

Invitation to Attend Dear Member, You are invited to attend the STC Canada West Coast’s annual general meeting. This meeting will immediately precede our professional development event on April 15, 2014. The agenda will include the president’s report, the treasurer’s report, and the election of directors for the 2014-2015 program year (June 1 to May…

Apr. 15 – Non-traditional Careers for Technical Communicators

Apr. 15 – Non-traditional Careers for Technical Communicators

Description This event focuses on developing careers in technical communication. Attendees will have the opportunity to listen to a number of short presentations from seasoned technical communication professionals. Each presentation will be led by a subject-matter expert and will include a short Q&A: Eagranie Yuh: “From Manuals to Magazines.” Eagranie writes for magazines and newspapers,…

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