Past Conferences & Workshops

CONDUIT 2017 – The Mid-Atlantic Technical Communication Conference

March 31, 2017

Workshops:

  • Neil Perlin: Single Sourcing to the Max with MadCap Flare
  • Ben Woelk: Revive and Thrive

April 1, 2017

Check out all the presentations grouped on Slideshare using the tag stcpmc17:

http://www.slideshare.net/tag/conduit17

Sessions

  • Jack Molisani, Keynote: owner of ProSpring Technical Staffing, executive director of The LavaCon Conference, and author.
  • Adriane Hunt: Defining New Roles for Information Engineering in the Customer Content Journey
  • Neil Perlin: We’re Going Mobile! Great! Wait… What Does That Mean?
  • Russel Ward: Getting Started with XSLT
  • Nicky Bleiel: GitHub Workflows for Technical Communication
    • Handy GitHub Resources column from Intercom
    • Collaborating and Contributing in GitHub
  • John Garison: The Good, the Bad, and the Flexible: Making Agile Work for YOU!
  • Ed Marsh: Drive your Docs with Data
  • Paula Gregorowicz: Stop Managing Time – Simple Strategies for Getting Things Done & Enjoying the Journey
  • Todd DeLuca: May I Help You? Focusing on Services Instead of Products
  • Viqui Dill: On track! Running an effective meeting is more than the agenda
  • Liz Fraley: Advance Your Career Through Self-Publishing
  • Liz Fraley: The Art of Personal Branding: How to Tell the “You” Story to Gain New Customers

 CONDUIT 2016 – The Mid-Atlantic Technical Communication Conference

April 1, 2016

Workshop: Neil Perlin – Creating Mobile Apps Without Coding

April 2, 2016

Check out all the presentations grouped on Slideshare using the tag stcpmc16:

http://www.slideshare.net/tag/stcpmc16

Sessions

  • Ginny Redish, Keynote: Applying Research to Practice – Understanding Users
  • Bernard Aschwanden & Christopher Ward: Evolution of the Knowledge Broker
  • Cheri Mullins: UX Methods Made Easy – Card Sorting
  • Craig Borchardt: Mastering Error Messages
  • Cory Burnett: UX and Cognitive Load
  • David Caruso: Your Country Needs You: Communicators in the U.S. Government
  • David Zimmer: Public Speaking Skills: A Project Manager’s Best Friend
  • Don Wolf: Video Tools in Technical Writing – Double Your $$$
  • Ed Marsh: Social Media for Technical Communicators
  • Myriam Siftar: Technical Communicators and Translators: Let’s Speak the Same Language!
  • Neil Perlin: Tech Comm and Mobile – A Strategic Assessment
  • Neil Perlin: Upgrading Legacy Projects to Handle Responsive Output
  • Timothy Esposito: Getting A Head in the Clouds

2015 Mid-Atlantic Technical Communication Conference

Conduit – Connecting Minds

March 28, 2015

Slides from this conference are available for viewing on http://www.slideshare.net/tag/stcpmc15. Other materials include the Conference Program.

Sessions


2014 Mid-Atlantic Technical Communication Conference

March 22, 2014

Slides from this conference are available for viewing on http://www.slideshare.net/tag/stcpmc14. Other materials include the Conference Program.

Sessions


2013 Mid-Atlantic Technical Communication Conference and Workshops:

Sharpening Your Personal Brand

March 8-9, 2013

Slides from this conference are available for viewing on http://www.slideshare.net/tag/stcpmc13. Other materials include:

Sessions

  • Ben Woelk and Hannah Morgan, Keynote: Bulletproofing Your Career Online
  • Marilyn Woelk and Neil Perlin: Branding Panel
  • Nicky Bleiel: Practical Tips for Single-Sourcing to Mobile and EPUB
  • Cheri Mullins: DITA and Structured Authoring
  • Nitza Hauser: When Is Using Free Tools Good Enough
  • Paul Mueller: WordPress – More than Just Blogs
  • David Zimmer: 7 Deadly Sins of Project Management
  • Ann Grove & Barrie Byron: 10 Habits to Advance Your Career and Change Your Life
  • Danielle Villegas: What Did You Do to Get That Tech Comm Job
  • Ellen Buttolph and Neil Perlin: Beyond the Manual – The Next Big Things
  • Alan Houser: What Technical Communicators Can Learn from Other Professions
  • Michael Hamilton: Single Source / Content Management Beyond Text – Dealing with Graphics and Multimedia
  • Adriane Hunt & Cheri Mullins: Your Online Persona

STC-PMC 2012 Annual Conference

March 9-10, 2012

Thanks to all those who attended the 2012 Mid-Atlantic Conference! View slides of the presenters below. See the 2012 STC-PMC conference brochure for additional details. Also, see the 2012 STC-PMC Conference Workshop Flyer.

Slides from this conference are available for viewing on http://www.slideshare.net/tag/stcpmc12.

Sessions


STC-PMC 2011 Annual Conference and Workshop

March 25-26, 2011

Slides from this conference are available for viewing on http://www.slideshare.net/tag/stcpmc11.

Sessions

STC-PMC 2010 Annual Conference

March 26-27, 2010

Slides from this conference are available for viewing on http://www.slideshare.net/tag/stcpmc10.

Sessions

STC-PMC 2009 Annual Conference

March 27-28, 2009

Slides from this conference are available for viewing on http://www.slideshare.net/tag/stcpmc09. Other materials include:

Sessions

STC-PMC 2007 Annual Conference

March 16-17, 2007

Slides from this conference are available for viewing on http://www.slideshare.net/tag/stcpmc07.

Sessions

STC-PMC 2006 Annual Conference

March 2006

Slides from this conference are available for viewing on http://www.slideshare.net/tag/stcpmc06.

Sessions

  • Jon Warshawsky, Keynote: Four Communication Traps (Why Business People Speak Like Idiots)
  • Mark Clifford: Self Marketing and Professional Development
  • Cindy Currie: Capture Your Audience: Facilitation that Works!
  • Donn DeBoard: The User Experience Equation: Stepping Beyond Information to Interaction
  • John Hawkins: Introduction to AuthorIT
  • Alan Houser: XML Information Architecture
  • Alan Houser: DITA – A New Approach for XML-Based Publishing
  • Nancy Kotkin: Creating Effective Training Materials for Adults
  • Karin Maynard: Translation of Written Documents
  • Andrea Carerro: From Captive to Captain
  • Jon Warshawsky: Bull Makeovers: Business writers behaving badly, and what you can do about it
  • Nicky Bleiel: Adopting Captivate
  • Ghada Captan: DITA, Liberty, and the
    Pursuit of Happiness: Embracing Structured Writing and Content
    Management
  • Melissa Kenig: Rapid E-Learning Development
  • Rob Sims: The Cosmo Web Site

STC-PMC 2005 Annual Conference

March 2005

Sessions

  • Jean-luc Doumont, Keynote: Effective page layout for the nonartist
  • John Hawkins: A Gradual Approach to Single Sourcing
  • Kathryn Summers: Making Online Information More Usable
  • Alan Houser: XSLT for Technical Writers
  • Michelle Touchette: Working With Digital Images
  • Donn DeBoard: Looking at Business Through a New Prism: Introducing Workflow Learning
  • Rita Breedlove: Using Fiction Techniques to Write Non-fiction
  • Steven Kendus: Sell Your Skills With a Web-Based Portfolio
  • Rich Maggiani: Behaving Like the Contracting Professional That You Are
  • Tony McDow, (founder of Quadralay): Special presentation – Accelerating the Document Lifecycle with Online Content Reviews; plus a sneak preview of the next WebWorks Publisher release!
  • Christopher Kojm: Writing The 9/11 Commission Report – featuring Q & A
  • Naomi Robbins: Creating More Effective Graphs
  • Peter Dykstra: Hands-on XML with Open Source Tools
  • Nancy Kotkin & Alan Houser: Transforming IBC’s Publishing Process: From content creation to delivery
  • Jim Williams: Learning Paths: Increase profits by reducing the time it takes to get employees up to speed
  • Andrea Carrero: The Business of Technical Writing
  • Rob Sims: Tapping the Ad Copywriter Inside You – Leveraging marketing communications in tech announcements
  • Bret Freeman: Order From Chaos – How to get from an unstructured content environment to a CMS
  • Lori Beard/Erin Welch: How to Use Six Sigma to Improve Documentation
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