STC Conference Activities


The Technical Editing SIG is active at every STC annual conference . The 2017 Summit takes place 7-10 May at the Gaylord National Resort, National Harbor, Washington, D.C.

STC Summit

Technical Editing SIG & Summit 2017

As always, we will be active at Summit 2017. Here are some TE SIG and technical editing events:
  • TE SIG table at the Welcome Reception & Expo Hall Grand Opening, Sunday, May 7 (7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)
    • Stop by the TE SIG table to say hello. Spend a few minutes playing Hangman for fun, prizes, and to learn about SIG benefits!
  • TE SIG Annual Business Meeting & Face-to-Face Networking Lunch Meeting, Monday, May 8 (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
    • Come learn more about the TE SIG and opportunities to become involved with the SIG.
    • Register on the Eventbrite page .
    • The TE SIG is treating SIG members to lunch!
    • We’ll meet in front of the Belvedere Lobby Bar at 11:15 and walk to the Bond 45 Restaurant , 149 Waterfront Street.


  • Technical Editing-related Presentation, Sunday, May 7:
    • Hard Day’s Journey into Technical Editing, Linda Oestreich, 8:30am–4:30pm, Baltimore 1
  • Technical Editing SIG Members' Presentations, Monday, May 8:
    • On Track! Running an Effective Meeting is More than the Agenda, Viqui Dill, 2:10pm – 3:00pm, Annapolis 3/4
    • Proving ROI: Agilely Cutting Costs in Help, Jessica Kreger, 4:00pm – 4:50pm, Baltimore 3
  • Technical Editing SIG Members' Presentations, Tuesday, May 9:
    • Productivity Hacks for Technical Communicators, Kit Brown-Hoekstra, 9:00am – 9:50am, Baltimore 4
    • We Stoop to Conqquer: Adjusting to Mediocrity, Li-At Rathbun, 10:10am – 11:00am, Baltimore 4
    • So You Think You Know What Your Readers Want?, Yoel Strimling, 1:00pm – 1:50pm, Annapolis 3/4


We’ll continue to update this page, so please check back for our schedule of activities!

We look forward to meeting you at the Summit!



Technical Editing SIG & Summit 2016

As always, we will be active at Summit 2016 in Anaheim. Here are some TE SIG and technical editing events:

  • TE SIG table at the Welcome Reception & Expo Hall Grand Opening, Sunday, May 15 (7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)
    • NEW this year: SIGs will host tables during the grand opening. Visit the TE SIG table to say hello, learn more about the SIG, and play the word game Perquackey for fun and prizes. It’s easy to learn. Test your word skills against other Summit attendees. The SIG also has surprise give-aways.

  • TE SIG Business Meeting, Monday, May 16 (11:00 am – 12:00 pm)
    • You’re invited to learn more about the TE SIG and opportunities to become involved with the SIG. This year we have scheduled time for socializing and networking. Refreshments will be served.

  • Technical Editing Progression, Monday, May 16 (9:45 am – 10:30 am)
    • The STC Summit Programming Committee is offering a technical editing progression this year. Attendees choose two sessions from the following: editing in the financial industry, building productive working relationships with SMEs, improving the review cycle, editors as collaborators, and using checklists for efficient editing. Many presenters are TE SIG members.

We look forward to meeting you at the Summit!

As the Summit gets closer, check back for our schedule of activities, including our annual SIG Business Meeting and the STC Communities Reception.




Attend virtually

Conference Tweets

You can "follow along" with Twitter by following @stc_summit as well as the #stc16 and #stcsummit hashtags. Here is a live stream:


 
Or use the SIG Toolbar to have the stream delivered directly to your browser:
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Slides and presentations

Many 2015 Summit presenters make their slides and handouts available on Slideshare . We've collected them here for you:


Past Conferences

Read about the Technical Editing SIG's activities in past conferences:

Conference Pictures

These images are streamed from the STC Office's Flickr account .


Photo credits: Society for Technical Communication.


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