Click here for the 2017 Summit site, 7-10 May,
in Washington, DC at Gaylord National Resort

STC’s Technical Communication Summit is the premier conference for technical communication education and networking. The conference attracts over 600 attendees and 40 exhibitors during a 3 day period and brings together like minded individuals to grow in their knowledge of the technical communication field. Attendance at the Summit provides 8 CEUs toward CPTC currency. For further Summit information and details, go to 

This year's opening keynote speaker is Seth Mattison. Seth's presentation, The Shift, speaks to our conference theme, “Gain the Edge to Get Results,” by building a next-generation enterprise for a next-generation workforce. Seth believes that, for future-focused organizations to succeed in the new world of work, a bold approach to management is needed. He recommends an approach where freedom, trust, and experimentation are not only embraced but encouraged. Join us for his talk!

The Education. Organized in tracks and by level of expertise, these sessions begin Monday morning and continue until midday on Wednesday. Sessions are offered in a variety of formats, including traditional presentations, workshops, and progressions. There's something for everyone!

The Expo Hall. This opens on Sunday evening with a Welcome Reception and features numerous companies, all prepared to unveil and demonstrate new and exciting products, services, and technology to the world of technical communication. Stop in throughout the conference for networking opportunities, refreshment breaks, and the chance to experience the latest technologies in person.

The Gaylord National Resort is located on the banks of the picturesque Potomac river, surrounded by premier entertainment, and is only minutes from downtown DC, making it the ideal location for the 2017 Summit. All Summit events including education sessions and the Expo Hall will take place on one level at the Gaylord, just steps away from your room. The Gaylord National Resort is located at: 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, Maryland 20745 USA.

Take a peek at all the buzz-worthy moments from the 2016 Summit!