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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…

Tech Comm Café: We’re Growing!

Tech Comm Café: We’re Growing!

The STC Canada West Coast chapter held the second meeting of its revived and renamed Tech Comm Café (formerly the Consultants and Independent Contractors group) on August 13, 2014. Attendance was more than double the previous month’s, and it was great to see both new and familiar faces. The group included both recent graduates of…

Next STC Tech Comm Café: Sept. 10, 2014

Next STC Tech Comm Café: Sept. 10, 2014

STC Canada West Coast is pleased to continue its popular coffee-and-chat meetings, with the next one scheduled for Wednesday, September 10. The Tech Comm Café provides networking opportunities, job leads, answers to work-related dilemmas, and the camaraderie that gives a burst of professional energy to keep you motivated. We discuss technical writing tools and techniques,…

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 Canada West Coast Revives Monthly Coffee Meetings

STC Canada West Coast Revives Monthly Coffee Meetings

A small but enthusiastic group of technical writers attended the recent reboot of a popular monthly gathering, the Tech Comm Café, formerly the Consultants and Independent Contractors group (CIC). On July 9 we met to snack, socialize, and, most importantly, discuss the technical communication scene in our area. One of the first orders of business…

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…

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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