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. I know many of you were at the Summit and may still be catching up, so please email whenever you can.
All members are invited to attend any of the below meetings, many of which are virtual. A few are even cohosted; it’s great to see our communities working together for members! See the websites for more information or to sign up.
4 September: San Diego, “Ask Me About … Career Advancement Through Personal Branding” with speaker Jack Molisani, Elijah’s in La Jolla, 5:30-8:30 PM PDT (GMT-7)
5 September: Washington DC-Metro Baltimore, User Experience/Web Professional Speed Networking Event, cohosted with UXPA-DC, IxDA-DC, Web Mavens, DCWW, Content Strategy Meetup
6 September: Suncoast, Social Networking, Gallery Bistro, International Plaza in Tampa, 6:00-8:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)
11 September: Houston, Helpful User Experiences: Building Mobile Apps that Reduce the Need for Help by Kelsey Ruger, 5:30-7:30 PM CDT (GMT-5)
11 September: Rochester, Kick Off Event at Roc Brewing Company, 5:30-8:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)
11 September: Eastern Iowa, Post Summit Social: presentations from attendees on summit sessions, 5:30-8:30 PM CDT (GMT-5)
Email Eastern Iowa
11 September: North Texas Lone Star, Louellen Coker will be presenting Portfolios for Tech Comm Professionals, University of Texas at Dallas, 6:30 PM CDT (GMT-5)
12 September: Single Sourcing SIG, Single Sourcing with Adobe Technical Communication Suite 4 Webinar, Noon CDT (GMT-5)
12 September: Scientific Communication and Instructional Design & Learning SIGs, Conveying Messages with Graphs webinar, presented by Jean-luc Doumont, 1:30-3:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)
13 September: Suncoast, Lessons Learned from STC Summit 2012, a complimentary lunchtime webinar by Gina Wadley, Noon-1:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)
For more information, please email Suncoast.
13 September: Northeast Ohio, Marketing Communications: Timing, Targeting, and Tactics with Thea Teich, 5:30–8:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)
13 September: Carolina Chapter and Technical Editing SIG, Textbook Editing with Laura Poole, 6:30-8:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)
13 September: Philadelphia Metro, Meeting, “Games, Gamification, and Engaged Learning,” 6:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)
13 September: Phoenix, Open Mic Night: The Future of the Chapter and call for leadership, 5:30-8:30 PM MST (GMT-7)
13 September: Sacramento Metro, Writing in Plain Language by Bruce Poropot. 6:30-8:30 PM PDT (GMT -7)
18 September: Canada West Coast, What’s Next in TechComm with Neil Perlin (also viewable by webinar), 7:00-9:00 PM PDT (GMT-7)
19 September: San Francisco, Today and Tomorrow: Anything Goes! “Open Mic” Night with a Fortune 100 Tech Comm Executive by Lori Fisher, 6:00-9:00 PM PDT (GMT-7)
20 September: Willamette Valley, Ask Me About … Career Advancement through Personal Branding, by Jack Molisani, 6:00-8:30 PM PDT (GMT-7)
20 September: Rocky Mountain, Resume Magic, by Tracy Laswell, author, job-search specialist, and contract recruiter 7:00–9:00 PM MDT (GMT-6)
22 September: Atlanta, Employment Workshop: Using LinkedIn to find Jobs, Digital Portfolios, Deadly Sins of Job Search, Resume Reviews: 8:30 AM-1:00 PM EDT (GMT- 4)
25 September: Houston, Galleria Networking Lunch, 11:30 AM–12:30 PM CDT (GMT-5)
26 September: Houston, Downtown Networking Lunch, 11:30 AM–1:00 PM CDT (GMT-5)
27 September: Academic SIG, Second Annual Partnership Preconference (prior to the CPTSC Conference), attendance is free and can be face-to-face in Houghton, MI, or virtual through a webinar
http://www.stc-academic.org or email the Academic SIG
27 September: New York Metro and Philadelphia Metro, “What makes for a winning entry,” a Winners RoadShow and Regional Social Event (with NY, NJ, CT, PA, and online locations), 5:30-8:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)
27 October: East Tennessee, Practical Conference on Communication, “It’s a Wild, Wild Wiki World: What Technical Communicators Do, How They Get There, and Where Next,” 8:30 AM–5:30 PM CDT (GMT-5)