Watercooler Chat: Technical Editing Progression at the 2016 STC Summit

The TE SIG leadership team needs your help to make a technical editing progression session a reality for the 2016 Summit. Specifically, we are requesting our membership and those interested in editing submit requests to the STC Summit Education Committee to present a technical editing progression topic. The Committee has final approval on the topics.

In addition to promoting the field of technical editing, a progression is a good way to gainexperience and confidence as a presenter.

Please join Ann Marie Queeney, TE SIG Manager and a past progression presenter, for a watercooler chat on progressions. We will discuss what a progression is, submission guidelines, and possible ideas for topics. There will be time for questions.

NOTE: The deadline for submission of your progression topics for the 2016 STC Summit is July 31, 2015.

Date and Time
Friday, July 10, 2015 at 12:00PM EST/9:00AM PST
(Convert to your timezone ...)

Watercooler Format
  • No formal presentation will be given.
  • All who attend are encouraged to ask and respond to questions.
  • The Watercooler Chat will occur via the Chat interface in the TE SIG Adobe Connect Room .
  • The chat will occur in audio and text formats (no video presentation).
  • See Watercooler Chats for more information.
Preparation
Join The Watercooler Chat
  • On the day of the event, join the TE SIG Adobe Connect Room .
  • Depending on your browser settings, you may be prompted to install or run a Flash plug-in in order to continue.
  • At the Connect Login screen, click the button "Enter as a Guest", type in your name, and click "Enter Room".
  • To join the audio conference, you will experience best connectivity results whether you click the button to receive a dial-out call or you call into the conference.
  • Avoid using a microphone, which may create static and make it difficult for you to participate.
  • For additional information, read the file Adobe Connect Guide for Participants.pdf.
Participation
  • After a brief introduction, the chat will begin!
  • This is an audio AND text-driven chat. No video required.
  • Enter your questions and comments into the chat interface and the moderator will respond.
  • After the event, a recording of the audio and the accompanying text chat transcript will be made available in the file gallery for all SIG members.
Post-Chat Resources
  • To save a copy of the chat transcript, come back to this page after the chat to download a copy.
  • A copy of the meeting recording is embedded on this page (please be patient, it may take a moment for the recording to begin).


    Or you can access it directly: http://stc.adobeconnect.com/p38oelrsuoj/
Moderator Profile
Ann Marie Queeney
Ann Marie Queeney

Ann Marie Queeney is the Technical Editing SIG Manager and Quarterly Programming Manager. She has been a presenter of presentation and progression sessions at the STC Summit. Her business, A.M. Queeney LLC, focuses on helping health care companies improve the writing and management of their procedures and other controlled documentation.

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