"Editing in the Finance Industry and Medical Field" Presentation and Membership Meeting

When: September 21, 2015, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT.
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Presentation Description

Join the Technical Editing SIG for a special, informative webinar on “Editing in the Finance Industry and Medical Field.”

A recording of the meeting will be available for download after this event.
In the first part of this quarterly membership meeting, SIG leaders will present news items related to the Technical Editing SIG.

Then Jessica Kreger will present on “Editing in the Finance Industry.” Kelly Schrank will follow with a presentation on “Editing in the Medical Field.” Jessica and Kelly, both STC senior members and experienced editors, will share their expertise and insights into their fields. There will be time for questions.

This meeting is open to SIG members for free and non-SIG members for a small fee.

Cost and Registration

This SIG event will be open to Technical Editing SIG members and non-members.
  • TE SIG members: $0
  • Other STC members: $10 (The cost to join our SIG for the rest of the year!)
  • Non-members: $20 (The cost to attend this event only, as a non-member.)

How to Participate

Access the Handouts in Advance: Download the presentation handouts before the event. They will be available in the file gallery several days in advance. (Non-members should refer to the link in the registration confirmation email for access.)

Join the Webinar: On the day of the event, use the link in the registration confirmation email to join the webinar.
To confirm that you can access the webinar, please visit to test your connection. Review the Connection Guide for Participants for additional information.

To access the audio component of the webinar, you can:
  • Instruct the webinar to call your telephone,
  • Use your telephone to dial into the conference, or
  • Use your computer's speakers and connection.
For best results, we recommend using a telephone instead of your PC.

Participate in the Comments Panel: Attendees may type questions or comments in the panel, monitored by a webinar program manager during the program.

Access the recorded webinar: After the event, the recorded webinar will be available in the file gallery for all SIG members. Non-members will be provided with a link to the recording.

Speaker Profile

Jessica Kreger is the Technical Documentation Manager for TradeStation, an award-winning online brokerage firm. Her team publishes context sensitive help for a customized trading platform for multiple international partners. Jessica has worked as a Technical Writer/Sr. Analyst at Dell, a Communications Director at the University of Miami, a Principal Multimedia Designer at Carnegie Mellon University, and a Communications Technology Associate at Alcoa. She has interned at Alcoa, Concurrent Technologies Corporation, and NBC, and earned a M.A. in Professional Writing from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.A. in English from the Pennsylvania State University. A senior member of the STC, she belongs to the Technical Editing SIG.

Kelly Schrank has been a technical editor and writer for almost 20 years in a variety of industries and is currently Senior Medical Editor for Med Communications, an outsource provider for a major pharmaceutical company. She manages a small editorial team remotely from a small town near Syracuse, NY. An active Senior Member of STC, she is currently co-chair of the Spectrum conference. She has a BS in English and an MA in Technical Communication and is a certified Editor in the Life Sciences (ELS).

Kelly Schrank
Kelly Schrank
Jessica Kreger
Jessica Kreger

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