Thanks once more to the chapter and SIG leaders for filling Your Friendly Neighborhood Blogger in on what’s going on in their neighborhoods. Click the Community Events tab above to see the full listing, in chronological order and with links where provided, or see the list below the jump.
If you’re a community leader and didn’t get my email, or if you didn’t get a chance to respond, feel free to email me and I’ll add your events to the below as soon as I can. If you weren’t able to send your event due to the holidays, please send now and I’ll add it to the list.
All members are invited to attend any of the below meetings, many of which are virtual. See the websites for more information or to sign up.
And if you’re looking for a cheap and easy community event, don’t forget that STC members have access to over 140 free, archived seminars. No need to schedule a speaker; just gather together, network, and watch an STC seminar!
8 January: New England, Scribbling Tipplers Social Hour, 5:30-9:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
8 January: Rocky Mountain, Northern Colorado Satellite meeting, 7:00-8:30 PM MDT (GMT-7)
10 January: New England, Deadline for Proposals for interChange 2014 conference
11 January: Washington DC-Baltimore, Competition Judges Consensus Meeting, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
11 January: Northeast Ohio, The All-Star Team: Adobe Technical Communication Suite, 5:30-8:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
14 January: Huntsville/North Alabama, Networking Lunch, Newk’s Restaurant on University Drive, Noon CST (GMT-6)
14 January: Eastern Iowa, Webinar “You Want It When? Content Strategy in an Impatient World,” with Sarah O’Keefe, Noon-1:00 PM CST (GMT-6)
14 January: Houston, Using Graphics in Technical Communication: 5:30 PM CST (GMT-6)
14 January: North Texas Lone Star, rescheduled from December – Networking at On The Border Mexican Cantina in Irving, 6:30 PM CST (GMT-6)
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14 January: Twin Cities, Career Development and Consulting, 5:30-7:30 PM CST (GMT-6)
14 January: San Diego, “How to Do More with Less,” Lin Laurie, Elijah’s in La Jolla, 5:30-8:30 PM PST (GMT-8)
14 January: Phoenix, Make it Happen: Web-based Reference Guides by Donte Ormsby (recorded webinar), 7:00-8:00 PM MST (GMT-7)
15 January: New England, Monthly Program: Google docs, Google Drive, and the Whole Damn Googleverse (webinar option available), 6:00-8:30 EST (GMT-5)
15 January: San Francisco, Social Collaboration: How User-Added Content Enhances Your Documentation with Jennifer White of MadCap Software, in person and remote login, 6:00-9:00 PM PST (GMT-8)
16 January: Carolina, Sound Like You Feel: Public Speaking with Passion, 6:00-8:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
16 January: Willamette Valley (OR), Nancy Wirsig McClure presenting “Visual Thinking and Visual Storytelling,” 6:00-8:30 PM PST (GMT-8)
16 January: Sacramento Metro: Why Users Can’t Find Answers to Their Questions in Help Content with Tom Johnson, 6:30-8:30 PM PDT (GMT-8)
16 January: Rocky Mountain, Chapter meeting, Networking with Your Peers, 7:00-8:00 PM MDT (GMT-7)
19 January: New York Metro, APIs and SDKs: Breaking Into and Succeeding in a Specialty Marketworkshop – a full day workshop about APIs, what they are, and how to produce them, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
21 January: Huntsville/North Alabama, Business Meeting, El Coyote Restaurant on Old Madison Pike, 6:00 PM CST (GMT-6)
21 January: Manitoba, Nibble & Quibble Session, Information Plans – Passé or still valuable, across from Tims at Exchange District campus of Red River College, 6:00 PM CST (GMT-5)
22 January: Phoenix, Metro Phoenix Technical Communicators, Lunch at Maggiano’s Little Italy in North Scottsdale, 11:45 AM-1:15 PM MST (GMT-7)
22 January: New England, Boston Interactions Winter Party, 6:00 PM-Midnight EST (GMT-5)
23 January: Community Affairs Committee, Job Hunting Secrets of O.N.B.B., Jack Molisani, 1:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
23 January: Washington DC-Baltimore, Curating Content: Designing Wiki Solutions that Scale, 6:30-8:30 PM EST (GMT-5)
25 January: Orange County, LinkedIn Workshop, 8:30 AM-12:30 PM (GMT-8)
28 January: Houston, Galleria Area Networking Lunch: 11:30 AM-12:30 PM CST (GMT-6)