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Chapter Events for 2006-2007

Listed below are the chapter events that were held from June 2006 through June 2007. Events were held in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia to accommodate members throughout the area.

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Jun 2006

14
STC Telephone Seminar: Introduction to DITA (speaker: Paul Prescod). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST.

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July 2006

 8
Chapter Event: Summer Planning Meeting.

12
STC Telephone Seminar: Adding Panache to your procedures (speaker: Leah Guren). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST.

26
STC Telephone Seminar: Working in Global Teams (speakers: Melanie Doulton and Makarand Pandit). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST. Level: All levels.

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August 2006

23
STC Telephone Seminar: It Might Be GUI, but It Doesn't Have to Be Messy! (speaker: Leah Guren). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST. Level: All levels.

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September 2006

13
STC Telephone Seminar: Visible: The New Valuable (speakers: Austin Skaggs and Christine Granger). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST. Level: Intermediate.

21
Chapter Event: STC WDCB Open House. (Location: Capitol City Brewing Company, Capitol Hill, DC)

23
Chapter Event: Administrative Council Meeting (Location: Shady Side, MD)

27
STC Telephone Seminar: Creating Interactive CBTs with Captivate-in Half the Time (Speaker: Kevin Siegel). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST. Level: All levels.

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October 2006

10
Chapter Event: Policies & Procedures: Best Practices From Real Experiences (Speaker: Diana Combs; Location: NRECA, Arlington, VA).

11
STC Telephone Seminar: Designing Business Forms: A No Nonsense Approach (Speaker: Nathaniel Lim). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST. Level: All levels.

25
Chapter Hosted STC Telephone Seminar: Ten Ways to Increase Your Value as a Technical Communicator (Speaker: Holly Harkness; Location: ICF Consulting, Washington, DC). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST. Level: All levels.

30
Chapter Event: Deadline for Competition Entries.

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November 2006

4
Chapter Event: Administrative Council Meeting (Location: Kathy Bine's)

8
STC Telephone Seminar: Choosing the Right Usability Technique (to answer the right question) (Speaker: Whitney Quesenbery). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST. Level: Intermediate.

9
Chapter Event: Project Management and FAQ Writing Progression. (Speakers: Leslie O'Flahavan and Marylyn G. King; Location: Bethesda-Chevy Chase RegionalServices Center, Bethesda, MD).

9
Chapter Event: Competitions Sorting Day (Location: Annette's)

11
Chapter Event: Competitions Entries Pick-Up and Judges' Training. (Speakers: competition committee; Location: Mason Government Center, Annandale, VA).

22
STC Telephone Seminar: Selling Technical Communication Services-Both Inside and Outside Your Organization (Speaker: Robert Dianetti). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST. Level: Intermediate/Advanced.

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December 2006

Cancelled
Chapter Hosted STC Telephone Seminar: Creating Training that Sticks 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST. Level: Beginner/Intermediate. (Speaker: Maggie Haenel; location: NGS).

9
Chapter Event: Competitions Consensus Judging. (Speakers: none; location: to be announced).

12
Chapter Event: December Holiday Party. (Speaker: Mary Kabza; Location: The Boulevard Woodgrill, Arlington, VA).

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January 2007

10
Chapter Event: Moving from Technical Communication to Software Testing and Creating Webinars using Articulate and PowerPoint Progression. (Speakers: Doreen Mannion and Mary R. Wise; Location: New York Avenue Presbyterian Church meeting room, Washington, DC).

17
STC Telephone Seminar: The X Factor-From HTML to XHTML (Speaker: Neil Perlin). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST.

Cancelled
Chapter Event: Administrative Council Meeting (Location: Kristen Sweet's house)

31
STC Telephone Seminar: ANSI Z535.6- A New Standard for Safety Information in Product-Accompanying Literature (Speakers: Steven Hall and Elaine Wisniewski ). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST.

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February 2007

2
STC Event: Reception with the STC Board of Directors (Location: STC HQ, Arlington Ballston, VA.)

2-3
STC Event: STC Board of Directors Meeting. (Location: Sheraton Crystal City, VA.)

7
STC Telephone Seminar: Creating Indexes on Web Sites and Intranets (Speaker: Heather Hedden). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST.

10
Chapter Event: Competition Awards Celebration and Workshop on Choosing the Right Usability Technique (Keynote speaker and Workshop Facilitator: Whitney Quesenbery. Location: Embassy Suites Hotel Washington, DC – Convention Center.)

21
STC Telephone Seminar: Working in Global Teams (Speakers: Melanie Doulton & Makarand Pandit ). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST.

21
Chapter Event: How DNA Explains Our Past – special event (Speakers: Drs. Bruce Lahn, University of Chicago and Michal Salamon, Harvard University. Location: Koshland Science Museum, Washington, DC.)

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March 2007

10
Chapter Event: Technical Communication Progression. (Speakers: Lili Fox Vélez, Ph.D., Greg Walsh, Merry Bruns, Joe Nocerino, and Judy Shenouda. Location: AOL, Dulles, VA.)

14
STC Telephone Seminar: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Content Management, But Were Afraid to Ask (Speaker: Rahel Bailie). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST.

28
STC Telephone Seminar: Visible: The New Valuable (Speakers: Austin Skaggs and Christine Granger). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST.

31
Chapter Event: Administrative Council Meeting (Location: Carolyn Kelley Klinger's)

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April 2007

11
STC Telephone Seminar: Creating Interactive CBTs with Captivate-in Half the Time (Speaker: Kevin Siegel). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST.

14
Chapter Event: How to Make a Six-Figure Income as a Technical Writer. (Speaker: Jack Molisani. Location: Cleveland Park Library and The Spy Museum, Washington, DC.)

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May 2007

2
STC Telephone Seminar: Choosing the Right Usability Technique (to answer the right question) (Speaker: Whitney Quesenbery). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST.

 7
STC's 54th Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN, May 13-16
Registeron the STC website.
Each year, the STC conference attracts the world's largest gathering of technical communicators with unique educational and networking opportunities. At STC's 54th Annual Conference, you'll learn new tools and techniques, share ideas, network with peers, and preview the latest software and services from dozens of vendors.

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Jun 2007

2
Chapter Event: Conference Recap and Volunteer Recognition Luncheon. (Location: Guapo's Restaurant, Bethesda, MD.)

9
Chapter Event: Administrative Council Teleconference

12
Chapter Event: Breaking Out of Solitary Confinement: Networking Tips for Freelancers, Work-at-Homers and Other Professionals. (Speakers: Gabe Goldberg and Kristen King. Location: NRECA, Arlington, VA.)


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