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Events

Tuesday, March 15, 1994

"Rightsizing" Documentation: Re-vision for the Windows Generation

About the Event

Prateeti Ballal and Eric Weitzel will will present a session on rewriting and redesigning mini and mainframe software documentation for a Windows-based PC environment. As PC-based products increase in popularity and ease of use for novices, the accompanying documentation for these products must also be accessible and have a contemporary look and feel. The session, accepted for presentation at this year's STC Currents Conference in Atlanta, discusses the process, priorities, and the choices that Prateeti and Eric made on a recent project that involved moving documentation into a windowing environment.

Don't forget your business cards! We collect a business card from each attendee for a drawing to be held in March. The prize is the cost of the registration fee for the Annual conference will be paid for by the Chapter.

About the Speakers

Prateeti Ballal holds a Master's degree in Technical Writing, and she is working toward a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature. Prateeti works as a technical writer at Group 1 Software in Lanham, MD.

Eric Weitzel holds a Bachelor's degree in English. Eric works as a technical writer at Group 1 Software in Lanham, MD.

Schedule

6:30-7:15 p.m. - Registration, networking, and hors d'oeuvres
7:15-8:00 p.m. - Announcements
8:00-8:30 p.m. - Presentation
8:30-9:00 p.m. - Wrap-up, questions

Fees

$12 with advance reservations; $17 at the door

Food

  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Soft drinks

Vegetarian meals available on request.

photo of Holiday Inn in Ballston, VA

Directions

Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston
4610 North Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA (just off I66)
Phone: 703-243-9800

Map and directions to Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston in Arlington, VA.

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