Catch up on news from STC Summit 2019

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The STC’s annual conference happened earlier this month in Denver, Colorado, and some useful write-ups are starting to emerge for the technical communication community. The STC Summit is celebrating its 66th anniversary in 2019 and the event attracted 750 attendees to both the expo and the 100 educational sessions over two days. Conference tracks included: Content Design and Delivery; Tools and Technologies; Training Development and Delivery; Project Management, Leadership, and Career Development.

Here are some of the links so far, rounded up for our techcomm readers:

STC Summit 2019 wrapup
Sarah Maddox has posted useful notes from 10 of the sessions she attended, from ‘Compassionate technical writing’ to ‘The trending value of tech knowledge’ and ‘How analytics can change your world’. She also presented at the Summit on open source documentation.

Thoughts about STC Summit
Bernard Aschwanden, who has been both president and on the board of the STC, has written up his takeaways from the 2019 even. The post also includes a link to his slides on Publishing Smarter.

My slide links and presentation descriptions at the 2019 STC Summit
Tom Johnson of I’d Rather Be Writing has posted his slides on ‘Introduction to API Documentation’ and ‘Tech Comm Trends: Providing Value as a Generalist in a Sea of Specialists’, as well as his workshop slides.

Also check out the Twitterstream conversation at #stc19 for further followup.

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