STC is pleased to offer even more preconference workshops at the 2019 Technical Communication Summit & Expo. We’ll have a stellar lineup of topics and workshop leaders in Denver. Preconference workshops are a great way to begin your Summit experience and enhance your skills by examining a topic in greater detail.

Topics include:

  • Design Thinking with Andrea Ames
  • API Docs with Tom Johnson
  • Editing with Linda Oestreich
  • Git with Becky Todd
  • Minimalism with Dawn Stevens
  • Designing Your Career with Whitney Hess

You can register for workshops as part of the Summit registration process. Already registered? No problem. Simply log back in to your account to add a preconference session, or email a completed registration form to Additional charges apply. Visit for more information.

Here’s the full lineup—go to the full schedule and see Saturday and Sunday for full descriptions of each workshop.

Saturday, 4 May – Full-Day Workshop
8:00 AM—5:00 PM
Creating the Right Solutions for Real Audience Problems using Design Thinking, with Andrea Ames *This workshop is 50% off the Full Day Workshop rate. Only 48 spots available!

Sunday, 5 May – Full-Day Workshop
8:00 AM—5:00 PM
API Documentation Workshop, Tom Johnson

Sunday, 5 May – Half-Day Workshops
8:00 AM—Noon
Necessities of Editing, Linda Oestreich
Designing Compelling and Powerful Infographics, Mike Parkinson
Git the Docs: A Fun, Hands-On Introduction to Source Control, Becky Todd
Information Design Workshop, Saul Carliner

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Turning Theory into Practice: Content Strategy Demystified, John Collins
Minimalism Strategies, Dawn Stevens
Plot Your Course: Designing Your Career, Whitney Hess
Add UX Methodologies to Your Portfolio, Michelle Gardner
Designing with Memory In Mind, Patti Shank

Also in conjunction with the 2019 Summit, a CPTC Foundation Certification Prep and Exam Workshop will run Saturday and Sunday, 4-5 May, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. You will take the exam at the end of the second day. You could be certified before the Summit even starts! Unsure or want to know more? Visit our certification page. Obtaining CPTC certification is a great investment in yourself and a strong show of commitment to your profession.


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