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 Marisa Seitz 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. 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.


2 April: Webinar, IDL SIG, “Evaluation Essentials: Is Your Training Accomplishing What it’s Intended To?” presented by Linda Urban. 10:30 AM PDT/11:30 AM MDT/12:30 PM CDT/ 1:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)

14 April: Westlake (OH)Northeast Ohio Chapter, lunch event, at Bar Louie in Westlake, 12:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

14 April: Cedar Rapids (IA)Eastern Iowa Chapter, Writing and Reviewing: Separating the Author from the Reviewer/presentation by Rob Cline, director of marketing and communications for the University of Iowa’s Hancher, a freelance arts and entertainment writer, author of the novel Murder by the Slice, and part-time reviewer for the Cedar Rapids Gazette, 5:30 PM CDT (GMT-5) networking,  6:00 PM dinner, 7:00 PM presentation,

14 April: La Jolla (CA), San Diego Chapter, “Creating Mobile Apps Without Coding–A New Avenue for Tech Com”; speaker, Neil Perlin; Elijah’s, 8861 Villa La Jolla Drive, La Jolla, California 92037, 5:30-8:30 PM PDT (GMT-6)

15 April: Academic SIG, Extended Deadline for Student Poster Competition submissions,

16 April: Raleigh (NC), Carolina Chapter, monthly meeting, Content Strategy for Tech Comm and Beyond, presented by Gretyl Kinsey of Scriptorium, at TEKsystems in Raleigh, 6:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

16 April: Beachwood (OH)Northeast Ohio Chapter, monthly meeting, Flexible Content: an Introduction to Responsive Design, presented by Nicky Bleiel, at DeVore Technologies in Beachwood, 6:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

21 April: Fairfax (VA)Washington DC-Baltimore Chapter, Building Your Professional Identity In Technical Communication Workshop, joint event with George Mason University Student Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication, 6:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)

25 April: Huntsville (AL), Huntsville/North Alabama Chapter, Yearly Mini-Conference at the Shelby Center on UAH Campus, 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT (GMT-5) (Registration at 8:00 AM)

28 April: Charlotte NCCharlotte Chapter, Exhibition of work by University of North Carolina-Charlotte students in the Technical/Professional Writing/English programs. On campus in the Fretwell Building. This is a great opportunity for students, Technical Communications professionals, and faculty to interact and network. The festivities begin at 6:30 PM EDT (GMT-4).

28 April: Philadelphia (PA)Philadelphia Metro Chapter, Designing the User Experience with Linda Daniels, 6:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)

30 April: Chicago (IL), Chicago Chapter, April Chapter Meeting: Meet The Alliance at Willis Tower, 6:30 PM CDT (GMT-5)

7 May: Reston (VA)Washington DC-Baltimore Chapter, On Microbrews and Translation with Terena Bell, CEO of In Every Language, joint event with InfoDevDC meetup, 6:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)

20 May: Lyndhurst (OH)Northeast Ohio Chapter, lunch event, at Cheesecake Factory in Lyndhurst, 12:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

21 May: Raleigh (NC), Carolina Chapter, monthly meeting, Responsive Design and Best Practices for Publishing to Mobile Devices, presented by Mike Hamilton of MadCap, at TEKsystems in Raleigh, 6:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

21 May: Webinar, IDL SIG, “Using Scenarios to Help People Learn” by Kim Lindsey. Time TBD. More info:

28 May: Philadelphia (PA)Philadelphia Metro Chapter, End of Year Event, 6:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)

21 June: Columbus (OH), All STC communities, Leadership Day at the 2015 Summit, 8:00 AM EDT (GMT-4)

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