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.
8 January: Eastern Iowa, webinar by David Singer on “Information Mapping: Managing and Reusing Content,” Noon-1:00 PM CST (GMT-6)
8 January: Houston, Moderating Usability Tests by Susan Tacker, American Red Cross (2700 Southwest Freeway), 5:30-7:30 pm CST (GMT-6)
8 January: Wisconsin, Chapter Social and Discussion of Intercom articles on building your career, Burnhearts in Milwaukee, free registration, 5:30-8:00 PM CST (GMT-6)
8 January: San Diego, Using Wikis for Customer-Facing Documentation with Rachel Sienko, 5:30-8:30 PM PST (GMT-8)
8 January: Canada West Coast, Monthly Consultants and Independent Contractors (CIC) Coffee Meeting, 7:00-9:00 PM PST (GMT-8)
15 January: Puget Sound, Competition Showcase, Volt in Redmond, 6:00-8:30 PM PST (GMT-8)
15 January: Canada West Coast, Let’s Take the Mystery out of XML with Tom Magliery, 7:00-8:30 PM PST (GMT-8)
16 January: New England, “Designing for the Unknown,” live presentation by Neil Perlin with simulcast webinar, Burlington Hilton Garden Hotel, 6:00-9:00 PM EST (GMT -5)
16 January, San Francisco, It’s All About Structure! Why Structured Content Is Increasingly Becoming A Necessity, Not An Option by Scott Abel, 6:00-9:00 PM PST (GMT-8)
17 January: Willamette Valley, An Overview of Trends, Tools, and Technologies in Software User Assistance, with Joe Welinske, 6:00-8:30 PM PST (GMT-8)
17 January: Rocky Mountain, Alternate Career Paths by Jack Molisani of ProSpring Technical Staffing, 7:00-9:00 PM MST (GMT-7)
19 January: Orange County, Career Makeover Workshop with Jack Molisani, 8:30 AM-12:30 PM PST (GMT-8)
19 January: Berkeley, Annual Chapter Party and Touchstone Awards, 5:30-9:00 PM PST.
22 January: Houston, Galleria Networking Lunch, Barry’s Pizza (Richmond at FountainView), 11:30 AM-12:30 PM CST (GMT-6)
24 January: Chicago, Key Trends in Software UA webinar by Joe Welinske, Noon-1:00 PM CST (GMT-6)
24 January: Philadelphia Metro, Chapter Meeting, “Pinterest for the Technical Communicator,” 6:30 PM EST (GMT-5)
24 January: NY Metro, Evening presentation by Bernard Aschwanden: “Tips and tricks to improving the user experience through eLearning assistance,” 5:30-8:30 PM EST (GMT-5)
25 January: NY Metro, TCS4 workshop led by Bernard Aschwanden: “Plan, Produce, Publish,” 9:00 AM-5:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
30 January: Rocky Mountain, Webinar: Writing for Touch, Voice, and Gestures by Joe Welinske of Writers UA, 7:00-8:00 PM MST (GMT-7)
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31 January: Washington DC-Metro Baltimore, webinar, Improving the UX of Mobile Apps with Thoughtful UI Text presented by Joe Welinske, 7:00-8:00 PM EST (GMT-5)