Recent Events

January 10 – Chapter Council Meeting

January 10 – 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!). Who Should Attend? All chapter members and volunteers, including non-member volunteers, are welcome to attend. This is a great way to network and work with other tech comm professionals. Date: Saturday, January 10,…

January 31 – Making Tracks

January 31 – Making Tracks

Event Description As technical communicators, we are always looking for ways to make an impact with our work. Come join the STC Canada West Coast chapter for a day of learning how you can make a difference. The event will have two tracks: one for students and new technical communicators and one for those more…

December 6 – Chapter Council Meeting

December 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!). We will focus on the January event logistics and content during this meeting. Who Should Attend? All chapter members and volunteers, including non-member volunteers, are welcome to attend. This is a great way…

December 3 – Holiday Party

December 3 – Holiday Party

Event Description Join us for some holiday cheer and informal networking! It has been a great year at the STC CWC and we would like a chance to get together and celebrate everything that we’ve accomplished. Everyone is welcome to attend whether they are seasoned Technical Communicators, new to the field or simply a supporter…

November 8 – Chapter Council Meeting

November 8 – 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…

STC Canada West Coast on the Street

STC Canada West Coast on the Street

STC Canada West Coast participated in this year’s Word Vancouver event (formerly Word on the Street), an annual festival celebrating reading, literacy, print, language, and writing of all kinds. Exhibitors included universities, colleges, professional associations, book and magazine publishers, authors, and even comic-book designers. Equipped with freshly printed signs, information brochures, and a display of…

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…

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