Recent Events

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,…

Apr. 24 & 25 – Two-Day Mastering Policies and Procedures by Information Mapping® Canada

Apr. 24 & 25 – Two-Day Mastering Policies and Procedures by Information Mapping® Canada

Description Attention! Members and friends of STC Canada West Coast can receive a special promotional price—worth checking out! See “Promotion” below. The two-day Mastering Successful Policies and Procedures™ course teaches a topic-based authoring method appropriate for anyone who writes • policies, directives, and protocols • procedures and work instructions • process information • compliance documentation…

May 10 – Chapter Council Meeting

May 10 – 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…

Apr. 12 – Chapter Council Meeting

Apr. 12 – 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…

Mar. 18 – Translation and Localization for Technical Communicators with Lisa Pietrangeli

Mar. 18 – Translation and Localization for Technical Communicators with Lisa Pietrangeli

Description Translation and Localization for Technical Communicators: How Do Your Choices in Authoring Affect Translation? Decisions you make during content development affect the quality and consistency of the translated versions of your content. In this presentation, we will discuss practical information for improving your experience with translation and localization, including: Define translation, localization, internationalization, and…

Mar. 8 – Chapter Council Meeting

Mar. 8 – 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…

Feb. 18 – Resume Workshop

Feb. 18 – Resume Workshop

Description This workshop will assist you with creating an effective resume. This is a hands-on workshop where you’ll learn a unique approach to building your resume and then you’ll have the opportunity to apply the approach. What you will need: + Two copies of your current resume + Three to five job postings for a job-type you…

Feb. 8 – Chapter Council Meeting

Feb. 8 – 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…

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…

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