May 1, 2013 Events To Attend


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

Date: April 30 – May 2, 2013

Org: CIDM ( 2013 CMS/DITA conference

Topic: Advanced Publishing for DITA

Speaker: Hal Trent

Venue: SDL, 2550 N 1st St #301, San Jose, CA 95131

Date: Thursday, May 2, 2013 6:00 PM

Org: STC East Bay Chapter (

Topic: What? No Tech Writers?

Speakers: Teresa Oliver-Merrill

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

Date: Wednesday, May 5-8, 2013

Org: STC (

Topic: STC Summit

Speakers: David Pogue and many others

Venue: Hyatt Regency 265 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 6:00 PM

Org: STC Berkeley Chapter (

Topic: Designing What to Design A Task-Focused Conceptual Model.

Speakers: Jeff Johnson and Austin Henderson

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

Date: Thursday, May 9, 2013 6:00 PM

Org: SVForum (

Topic: Game Changing Technology Conference

Speakers: Dr. Jeffrey Welser, IBM, Dan Levin, COO, Box, Dr. Harry Partridge, Ames Research Center, NASA, Paul Saffo, Futurist

Venue: Microsoft Conference Center 1065 La Avenida St., Building 1 Mountain View

Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 6:00 PM

Org: STC San Francisco Chapter (

Topic: To Be Announced

Speaker:  To Be Announced

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

Date:  Thursday, May 16, 2013 6:00 PM

Org: STC Willamette Valley Chapter (

Topic: Tech Comm Contractors Panel

Speaker: Gwyn Mauritz, Marcia Johnston, Amy Reyes, Garett Romaine, Lynn Soland

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

Date: Monday, May 20, 2013 6:00 PM

Org: STC Silicon Valley Chapter (

Topic: Leveraging LinkedIn to get yourself noticed

Speaker: Andrew Davis of Content Rules

Venue: IHOP Restaurant 4200 Great America Pkwy. Santa Clara, CA 95054

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 8:30 AM

Org: STC Orange County Chapter (

Topic: Enhancing Technical Communication Through Video

Speakers: John Luttrell

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

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 2013 6:00 PM

Org: STC Puget Sound (

Topic: So you want to write for games?

Speakers: Janet Fisher

Venue: Volt, 11601 Willows Rd., NE Suite. 200 Redmond, WA 98052

Date: Saturday, July 13, 2013, from 9:00 AM

Org: STC Silicon Valley Chapter (

Topic: STC EasyDITA Class

Speaker: Patrick Bosek

Venue: Nexenta Systems, Inc. 455 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA

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