Community Events

The below are community events sent in by chapter and SIG leaders. If you’d like to include your community’s events, please send them to Kevin Cuddihy in the format seen below. This is a static URL, so please feel free to link to it from your STC website. All members are invited to attend any of the below meetings, many of which are virtual (noted by the icon). See the websites for more information or to sign up. Many communities are posting events on MySTC, so see the Events page there as well.

4 April: Washington, DC-Baltimore, First Friday Lunches, Let’s Do Lunch, Noon-1:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

7 April: Washington, DC-Baltimore, Information Everywhere: Flexible Content with Responsive Design with Nicky Bleiel, 6:30-8:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)

8 April: Eastern Iowa, “The Juggling Author: Work, Writing, Promo & Play,” 5:30-8:30 PM, CDT (GMT-5)

8 April: Twin Cities, Tour of Usability Lab at University of Minnesota, 5:30-7:30 PM CDT (GMT-5)

8 April: San Diego, “Information Design: Scratching the Surface” with speaker Linda Oestreich, Elijah’s, 5:30-8:30 PM PDT (GMT-7)

8 April: Phoenix, Writing and Editing Progression Sessions by Lynn Gorton, Rachel Houghton, and Kim Rosenlof, Total Wine & More, 5:45-8:30 PM MST (GMT-7) or Email Phoenix

8 April: North Texas Lone Star, recruiters from Brightwing and Robert Half Technology will speak on “What employers look for when they hire technical writers.” 6:30-8:30 PM CST (GMT-5) or Contact North Texas Lone Star

8 April: New England, User Experience and Technical Communication: Bridging the Gap (live program with pizza and dessert), 6:30-9:00 EDT (GMT-4)

9 April: New England, Scribbling Tipplers Social Hour, 5:30-9:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

9 April: Rocky Mountain, Northern Colorado Satellite meeting, 7:00-8:30 PM MDT (GMT-6)

10 April: Carolina, Write Your Way Out of the Rat Race, presented by Linda Formichelli, 6:00-8:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

10 April: Sacramento Metro, The Making of “The Language of Content Strategy” with Scott Abel, President & CEO of The Content Wrangler, 6:30-8:30 PM PDT (GMT-7)

12 April: Houston, Multi-Screen Authoring by Joe Welinske, 9:00 AM-1:00 PM CDT (GMT-5)

15 April: Puget Sound, Picking up the Cues, presentation by Lindagail Campbell, 6:00-8:30 PM PDT (GMT-7)

15 April: Orange County, Mapping Ethics: A Review of Theories for Technical Communicators, presented by Professor Sam Dragga; 6:00-8:30 PM PDT (GMT-7)

15 April: Canada West Coast, Annual General Meeting, 6:30-7:00 PM PDT (GMT-7)

15 April: Canada West Coast, TechComm Progressions to find out about unique career paths in the field, 7:15-8:30 PM PDT (GMT-8)

16 April: Instructional Design & Learning, Making Instructional Video: What We Learn from Pro-Am Content on the Web, by Jason Swarts, 1:30–3:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

16 April: Houston, Plain English Rules by Natalia Matveeva and Michelle Moosally, 5:30–7:30 PM CDT (GMT-5)

16 April: San Francisco, What’s In It for Me? Managing Big Projects with Liz Fraley, 6:00-9:00 PM PDT (GMT-7)

17 April: Chicago, User Experience: Staying Relevant in a User-centric World, The Parthenon, 6:00-8:30 PM CDT (GMT-5)

17 April: Rocky Mountain, Chapter meeting, Networking with Your Peers, 6:00-8:30 PM MDT (GMT-6)

17 April: Willamette Valley (OR), Chapter meeting with Steven Brooks presenting “Usability Testing for Writers,” 6:00-8:30 PM PDT (GMT-7)

17 April: Orlando Central Florida, Collaboration Through Conflict, Wyndham Vacation Ownership, 6:30-8:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)

19 April: Huntsville/North Alabama, Mini-Conference, Location: Shelby Center, Room 121, on UAH Campus, 8:00 AM-1:00 PM CDT (GMT-5)

19 April: India, Peer Reviewing and Editing in DITA, 11:00 AM-12:30 PM IST (GMT+5.30)

22 April: Houston, STC Galleria Networking Lunch, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM CDT (GMT-5)

23 April: Content Life Cycle, Getting a Handle on the Content Life Cycle Webinar with Joe Gollner, 12:00-1:00 PM CDT (GMT-5)

23 April: Technical Editing, Watercooler Chat on Indexing with Lucie Haskins, 1:00-2:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

23 April: Philadelphia Metro, Chapter Meeting, “Content and Control presented by Content Strategist Sara Wachter-Boettcher,” 6:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)

24 April: Consulting & Independent Contracting, webinar with Business Coach Jeff Orr speaking about “How to Profit in 2014″ and how to set business goals, 1:00-2:15 EDT (GMT-4); questions to

24 April: Phoenix, Lunch with Technical Communicators in North Scottsdale, Carlos O’Brien’s, 12:15-1:30 PM MST (GMT-7) or Email Phoenix

26 April: Sacramento Metro, Tour of the California State Railroad Museum, 11:30 AM PDT (GMT-7)

29 April: CAC, Leadership Webinar on Programs, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)
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29 April: New York Metro, presentation by STC president Nicky Bleiel on responsive design: “Information Everywhere: Flexible Content with Responsive Design,” 5:30-8:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

29 April: Charlotte Regional, Chapter Social Dinner at Zapatas Restaurant, 6:30-8:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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