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Community Events

Below are community events sent in by chapter and SIG leaders. If you’d like to include your community’s events, please send them to STC in the format seen below. This is a static URL, so please feel free to link to it from your STC website. All members are invited to attend any of the below meetings, many of which are virtual. See the websites for more information or to sign up. Many communities are posting events on MySTC, so see the Events page there as well.


13 February: Southfield (MI), Southeastern Michigan Chapter, monthly program, Trends in Tech Comm: Skills and Opportunities presented by a panel of 3 technical communicators (one student, one active technical communicator, and one retired technical communicator) moderated by Professor Corinne Stavish, Director of the Technical and Professional Communication program at Lawrence Technological University, at Lawrence Tech in Southfield, 7:00 PM EDT (GMT-4) http://www.stc-sm.org

14 FebruaryCedar Rapids (IA)Eastern Iowa Chapter, monthly meeting, Freelance vs. Captive: Making an Informed Decision, presented by John Hedtke, free Webinar, 12:00 PM CST , webinar link https://stc.adobeconnect.com/_a1021687493/eastern-iowa access code 6387999658#, more information http://stc-easterniowa.org/ 

15 February: Kitchener (ON), Southwestern Ontario Chapter, Automating doc builds so writers can focus on content, presented by Anne Gentle, 6:30 PM EST (GMT-5) http://stcsocor.wwwsrc1.supercp.com/events/2017/02/automating-doc-builds-so-writers-can-focus-on-content/

15 February: San Diego (CA), San Diego Chapter, monthly meeting, Localization Best Practices and Translation Processes, at Qualcomm Building Q and virtually, 6:00 to 8:30 pm PST, (GMT -7), http://www.stc-sd.org

21 February: Huntsville (AL), Huntsville/North Alabama Chapter. Networking event. Toy Box, 511 Jordan Lane NW, Huntsville AL 35805

23 February: Philadelphia (PA), STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter, Joint Chapter Meeting with PANMA: Legal for Design and Tech, 5:30-730 PM (ET) (-5:00 GMT) Register at PANMA site: http://panmafeb2017.eventbrite.com

23 February: Downers Grove (IL), STC Chicago, monthly program, STC Certification: Is it right for you?, an interactive discussion led by Chris Hester and MaryKay Grueneberg, at Olive Garden in Downers Grove, 6:00 PM (CDT) http://www.stc-chicago.com/2017/01/30/february-meeting-stc-certification-cptc-right/

26-28 March, 2017: Rochester (NY), STC Rochester Chapter, SPECTRUM 2017. 58th annual regional conference presented by STC Rochester, the 2016 STC Community of the Year, will take place at the Rochester Institute of Technology. For more information, please contact spectrum@nullstc-rochester.org or visit http://stc-rochester.org/spectrum/. Call for proposals is now open! http://stc-rochester.org/spectrum/cfp/

31 March – 1 April:  Willow Grove (PA), Philadelphia Metro Chapter, CONDUIT 2017, the annual Mid-Atlantic TechComm Workshop and Conference, at the Giant Community Center. For more information, visit http://www.stcpmc.org/conduit-2017.

12 April: Adobe Connect (Online), STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter, STC-PMC Spring Webinar: Effectively Telling Your Story Through Content Marketing, 12:00 PM ET (UTC -5:00) https://stcpmc-spring2017-webinar.eventbrite.com