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FYI: Mark Your Calendar

Organization events across the globe F.Y.I. lists information about nonprofit ventures only. Please send information to intercom@stc.org. 2–3 April The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) hosts the Digital Impact Conference at the Sentry Center in New York, NY. For more information, contact: PRSA +1 (800) 350-0111 www.prsa.org/Conferences/DigitalImpact/ 18–23 April The International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) will hold its Performance Improvement Conference at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For more information, contact: ISPI +1 (301) 587-8570 conference@ispi.org www.ispi.org/AC2012 19–21 April The American Society for Indexing (ASI) will be holding its annual conference at the Bahia Resort in… Read the rest

Looking Back: A Progressive Path in TC

By Daniel Maddux | Member The path Most technical communicators seem to fall into the profession. I didn’t. Coming out of high school, I knew that I wanted to be a writer. But what kind of writer? I love creative writing, but I had no intention of being a starving artist. I took a technical writing course as a sophomore in college, and was immediately hooked. What drew me in was the challenge of making information work for people. It wasn’t like creative writing, wherein I express myself and hopefully other people get something out of it. No, with technical… Read the rest