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Complete the Sign In fields to the right with your STC username and password to access the registration form. If you are not a member of STC click on the Create a New Account link to access the registration form. If you encounter any issues when registering, back-out of the registration page. For assistance contact STC's meeting manager, Elaine Gilliam, at summit@stc.org, or directly at... Details
When: May 5–8, 2019
Where: Denver, CO
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Whether interviewing project managers, developers, or other SMEs, it's our job to ask effective questions, identify the critical points, and stay focused on the customer. This all happens while designs are in progress and information is changing constantly. How can we maximize our interview time? What are some creative ways to ask questions? What should we do when we have too little information-or too much information?... Details
When: March 27, 2019
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Those of us who have been at the Technical Communication game for a few years (or decades!) know that there are many rewarding aspects to our work - and a few unavoidable pitfalls. As the perpetual tail of the dog in projects and the lowest-ranking function on the technical totem pole, we can easily fall into believing that we are not critical to the success of our companies or the products we document. But we are! Come to this session, where from the minds of your peers, I have... Details
When: March 20, 2019
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What is the market for English localization? How do we make a text appear less foreign? With a focus on US and UK English and consideration of other dialects, this webinar will cover the nuts and bolts of what localization looks like-how we make authors appear more invested in the local culture.

When: March 14, 2019
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This session would include tips for using skills in technical writing to improve work performance, efficacy, interfacing with SME's and other professional co-workers, based on scientific evidence. In this session, the attendee would learn about software and tips for completing their work tasks effectively per this below information.

When: March 6, 2019
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Editing texts written by ESL authors calls for extra knowledge and skills beyond the basics of technical writing, so that the resulting texts flow well. When time is of the essence, editors often limit edits to definitive errors and give up on stylish technical writing. Learn from the presenter's extensive experience in this area to make non-native editing projects much less painful and much more... Details
When: February 27, 2019
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We will introduce you to new global privacy rules and explore how they will impact your operations, how your content delivery platform will be affected and the R&D you will need to manage your users' data. This is a reformulation of your relationship with your customers' data, and we will tell you what your next steps should be. This webinar is free for STC members.

When: February 21, 2019
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In this session, we'll talk about designing PDFs for use in modern technical publications. With more content going into online help formats, the PDF document has to evolve. Even with online help portals, there is still a huge need for print documentation. However, we need to examine the use cases to be able to design them for today's needs.

When: February 20, 2019
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When you are asked by management to provide training, don't you wish you knew if training was the right solution? Let's explore Thomas Gilbert's Behavioral Engineering Model and the modifications made to that theory by Roger Chevalier and Carl Binder and other researchers, identify elements that support and impact behavior within your organization, review a few of these challenges. This session supports people managers at any level. Bring a challenge you are having and let's discuss... Details
When: February 13, 2019
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Behind every great technical writer is a great technical editor. Or at least there would be in an ideal world. And, even more importantly, there'd be a technical editor behind every non-writer who produces documentation. We are tech support for the writers-whoever they may be. And we are the users' final advocates before they encounter the documentation. But how do we decide what support to give? What do we base our decisions on? How do we convey it to the writers, and how do we... Details
When: February 6 – March 13, 2019