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Off Hours: The Rough Drafts

By Kevin Cuddihy | Assistant Editor The Rough Drafts (2003): (left-to-right) Peter Hartman, Rich Maggiani, Sheila Jones, and Tommy Barker The Rough Drafts is the unofficial band of STC, performing at multiple conferences and reuniting at the 2012 STC Summit. The band was conceptualized in Chicago in 2001, as original (and current) members Rich Maggiani and Tommy Barker made plans to get some other musicians and put on a jam session at the next STC Summit. So it was 2002 in Nashville when the original Rough Drafts first performed. Tommy Barker, Rich Maggiani, and Peter Hartman took to the stage… Read the rest

FYI: Mark Your Calendar

F.Y.I. lists information about nonprofit ventures only. Please send information to 1. 18–21 May The Council of Science Editors (CSE) will hold its annual meeting, “Our Authors, Ourselves: Science Editing and Publishing in a Global Market,” at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel in Seattle, WA. For more information, contact: CSE +1 (703) 437-4377 2. 20–23 May* The Society for Technical Communication (STC) brings its 59th Annual Technical Communication Summit to Chicago-Rosemont, IL, at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare. For information as it’s available: STC +1 (703) 522-4114 3. 22–25 May Join the Association of Proposal Management Professionals for… Read the rest