Apr. 1, 2013 Events To Attend


Here are some events you might want to attend. Check with the respective organizations for more information.

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 6:00 PM

Org: STC Berkeley Chapter (www.stc-berkeley.org/)

Topic: Present Yourself More Effectively: Tools for Improving Your Networking and Self-Promotion

Speakers: Laura Paradise, certified life coach

Venue: Highlands Country Club,110 Hiller Drive, Oakland, California

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013 6:00 PM

Org: STC East Bay Chapter (ebstc.org/)

Topic: Trends in Technical Communication

Speakers: Rebekka Andersen of UC Davis, Yas Etessam of OPS Online, Joan Lasselle of Lasselle-Ramsay, Inc., and Scott Prentice of Leximation, Inc. , moderated by Gwaltney Mountford of Mountford Group Inc

Venue: Mimi’s Cafe, 4775 Hacienda Dr. Dublin, CA 94568

Date: Monday, April 15, 2013 6:00 PM

Org: STC Silicon Valley Chapter (www.stc-siliconvalley.org/)

Topic: Introduction to Documenting APIs

Speaker: Richard Smith of Netflix

Venue: Harry’s Hofbrau, 1909 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063

Date: April 15-17, 2013

Org: CIDM (www.infomanagementcenter.com/) 2013 CMS/DITA conference

Topic: Top Tasks Management: Prioritizing what really matters to customers

Speaker: Gerry McGovern, Author “The Stranger’s Long Neck”

Venue: Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Rhode Island

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 6:00 PM

Org: STC San Francisco Chapter (www.stc-sf.org/)

Topic: Leveraging LinkedIn to Get Yourself Noticed

Speaker: Andrew Davis, Director of Talent Development for Content Rules

Venue: SF State Downtown Campus at 835 Market Street, Room 608, San Francisco

Date:  Thursday, April 18, 2013 6:00 PM

Org: STC Willamette Valley Chapter (www.stcwvc.org/)

Topic: Information Becomes Experience via… Motion Graphics

Speaker: Nancy Wirsig McClure of Explanagraphics

Venue: Tektronix,  Building 38, East Dining Room, 3025 SW Zworykin Avenue, Beaverton, Oregon 97077

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2013 8:30 AM

Org: STC Orange County Chapter (www.ocstc.org)

Topic: “Twitter for TechComm Professionals”

Speakers: Coline T Son Lee of Learning and Development (L&D) consultant

Venue: Brandman University, 16355 Laguna Canyon Road, Irvine, CA 92618

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 2013 6:00 PM

Org: STC Puget Sound (http://www.stc-psc.org/wp/upcoming-events/)

Topic: Purposes, Personas, Conversations – Practical Techniques for Everything You Create

Speakers: Janice (Ginny) Redish, Author “Letting Go of the Words – Writing Web Content that Works

Venue: Pyramid Alehouse, 1201 First Avenue, South Seattle, WA

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