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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 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 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 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