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.
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 September: Chicago, Selecting the Right Technology to Support Your Content Reuse, Webinar, Noon-1:00 PM CDT (GMT-5)
8 September: East Bay (CA), Chapter meeting, Listen! with Rich Maggiani, Danville, CA, 5:30 PM PDT (GMT-7)
8 September: Central Iowa, Fall Meeting Kickoff, Dos Rios Restaurant, Des Moines, IA, appetizers will be provided, 6:30 PM CDT (GMT-5)
8 September: Suncoast (FL), Chapter meeting, presentation by John G. Porter, Ph.D., CGW, Executive Director of the American Grant Writers Association on how to break into grant writing and where to get training, Clearwater, FL, 7:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)
12 September: Rochester (NY), Council Meeting at Cole & Parks, Victor, NY, 5:45-7:45 PM EDT (GMT-4)
Email Marilyn Woelk
13 September: Toronto, Webinar, SmartDocs: Content Management and Content Reuse in Microsoft Word, Noon-1:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)
13 September: Houston, monthly program meeting. Tools Knowledge Sharing: Speakers discussing various tools such as Microsoft Word, MadCap Flare, and Author-it (progression/workshop setup), American Red Cross, 5:30-7:30 PM CDT (GMT-5)
13 September: Rochester (NY), Chapter Kickoff Meeting at ARTISANworks with Gallery tour, buffet dinner, and one membership renewal giveaway opportunity for members, 5:30-8:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)
http://stc-rochester.org/2011/08/28/stc-rochester-ny-kickoff-event-at-artisanworks/ or contact Jackie Paterson
13 September: Memphis, Monthly meeting, local recruiters will speak about how to find the right job and how to get it, Memphis, TN, 5:45-7:00 PM CDT (GMT-5)
15 September: New York Metro, One Day Core Project Management (PMI) Basics Workshop with Anita Dhir, Virtual and at Thomson Reuters, New York, NY, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)
15 September, New York Metro, Project Manage Your Life, with Anita Dhir, Virtual and at Thomson Reuters, New York, NY, 7:00-8:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)
15 September: Lone Star (TX), The Future of (Online) Publishing – Re-Think, Re-Focus, Re-Invent, and Revolutionize! with Bettina Bennett, Lewisville, TX, 6:00-8:00 PM CDT (GMT-5)
http://bbennett.eventbrite.com/ and http://www.stc-dfw.org
18 September: Santa Barbara (CA), Social Gathering and Relaunch of Santa Barbara Chapter, Lookout Park in Summerland, CA, 11:30 AM-3:00 PM PDT (GMT-7)
RSVP by September 16 at 2:00 PM PDT.
17 September: Washington DC-Metro Baltimore, Content Strategy in a Day workshop with Rahel Bailie, Rockville, MD, 9:30 AM-5:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)
20 September: Canada West Coast, Program night, Job Hunting Secrets That Might Surprise You with Jack Molisani, 6:30-9:00 PM PDT (GMT-7) for the meeting.
http://www.stcwestcoast.ca/index.php/site/events or contact Canada West Coast with any questions
21 September: Southwestern Ohio, “What’s in YOUR resume?” presented by Bettie Hall, West Chester, OH, 5:30-8:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)
21 September: San Francisco, Chapter meeting, Metadata Tips for Microsoft Word and Photographs, 6:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)
22 September: IDL SIG, Webinar: “Which Word Should I Pick/Choose/Select/Designate? Why English Has So Many Words and How to Choose the Best Ones for Your Purpose”, presented by Em Turner Chitty, 1:30-2:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)
22 September: Chicago, Adobe’s Technical Communication Suite 3.5, presented by Adobe’s own Dustin Vaughn, Siemens, Buffalo Grove, IL, 6:00-8:30 PM CDT (GMT-5)
22 September: Silicon Valley (CA), Managing Multiple Information Channels: Strategies for Effective Presentations, 6:00-8:30 PM PDT (GMT-7)
29 September: Washington DC-Metro Baltimore, Usability Presentation by Caroline Jarrett, Bethesda, MD, 6:00-8:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)
30 September: Suncoast (FL), new deadline for the Florida Technical Communication Competition