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Events

Chapter Events for 1997-1998

Listed below are the chapter events that were held from September 1997 through June 1998. Events were held in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia to accommodate members throughout the area.

September 1997

 24
Chapter Event: "The Communications Challenge of the Century: Distance Learning As A Giant Step for Institutions and for Mankind" (speaker: Dr. Kathleen Burke; location: Holiday Inn at Ballston in Arlington, VA.)

 29
Chapter Event: Online SIG "Developing and Maintaining Context-Sensitive Help: A Real World Look" (speakers: Panel of an experienced Visual Basic programmer and fellow Help authors; location: Patrick Henry Library, Vienna, VA)

October 1997

 23
Chapter Event: "International Competition Traveling Exhibits" (speakers: Annette Reilly and Janet Scharp; location: EEI in Alexandria, VA)

November 1997

 12
Chapter Event: "Using a laptop computer to collect information during patient interviews in the office, at the bedside, and in the emergency room." Writers can apply this technique to getting information from recalcitrant engineers and others. Enter information into a database, then extract and manipulate the information for documentation and other reports. (speaker: Peter N. Kaufman, MD; location: American Institutes for Research, Information Design Center, Georgetown)

December 1997

 2
Chapter Event: "Developing an Electronic Theater" (speaker: Dr. Fritz Hasler, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Location: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Building 3 auditorium—reservations are required for admittance list)

 8
Chapter Event: Online SIG "A Current Look at Web Publishing" (speaker: Lee Givens, Systems Engineer/Education Technology Consultant, Apple Computer; location: Patrick Henry Library, Vienna, VA)

January 1998

 20
Chapter Event: "The Humorous World of Managing Documentation" (speaker: Doreen Mannion; location: Booz-Allen Hamilton in McLean, VA)

 29
Chapter Event: Online SIG "Online Graphics Tips and Tricks Group Discussion" (speaker: open discussion; location: Patrick Henry Library, Vienna, VA)

February 1998

 18
Chapter Event: Competition Awards Celebration: "SGML: the Route to Quality in Technical Communication" (speaker: Tommie Usdin, President of Mulberry Technologies, Inc.; location: Westwood Country Club, Vienna, VA)

March 1998

 11
Chapter Event: Community Service—WETA-TV Fund Drive (speaker: studio announcers and a guest; location: WETA TV station in Shirlington, VA.)

April 1998

 25
Chapter Event: "Quality in and Management of Technical Communication using SGML" (speaker: Norman W. Scharpf, Graphic Communications Association and Connie Greaser, American Honda Motor Co.; Location: The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (BNA))

May 1998

 14
Chapter Event: Online SIG "Usability Testing of Online Documentation (Help and Web)" (speaker: Ginny Redish, Redish & Associates; location: Patrick Henry Library, Vienna, VA)

 17-20
STC's 45th Annual Conference in Anaheim, California.

June 1998

 27

July through August 1998

 60
Chapter Event: Enjoy the summer break" (speaker: none; location: your choice)


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