Writing and Editing Progression

A session at Society for Technical Communication SUMMIT 2013

Tuesday 7th May, 2013

2:30pm to 3:30pm (EST)

Speakers will present and lead discussions about writing and editing.

  • Career Development for Policies & Procedures Writers (Dawnell Claessen, ASM Research)
  • Cultivating In-House Sources of Documentation (Eileen Palsson, ReadSoft AB)
  • Defining Policy, Procedure, and Other Governing Documents (Emily Kowal, Walgreen Co.)
  • Every Topic Is Page One (Viqui Dill, American Woodmark Corp)
  • Managing Technical Knowledge: Overcoming Roadblocks (Liz Herman, GDIT)
  • PlainTalk: Get the Marbles Out of Your Message (Eric Koup, Vanguard)
  • The Proactive Editor: Involved Throughout The Project Lifecycle (Meredith Kinder, SAS Institute)
  • Technical Editors and Converting Documentation to DITA Content (Louise Galindo, VMware, Inc.)

About the speakers

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Viqui Dill

Technical writer, wife and mom, bass player, worship leader, I'm happiest when folks sing along with me.

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Dawnell (Kirk) Claessen

Cyber Security Analyst bio from LinkedIn

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Eric Koup

Mild-mannered financial writer by day; slightly more high-strung Dad of 3 by night

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Eileen Palsson
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Liz Herman

Transforming complex knowledge into accessible, understandable, bite-sized pieces of business intelligence that drive performance. bio from Twitter

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Meredith Blackwelder Kinder

Documentation Specialist at SAS Institute

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26 attendees

  • Anne Garcia
  • Yash
  • Christina Eftekhar Mayr
  • Cindy Pao
  • Celia Groff
  • Charlotte Region STC
  • Danielle Gunter
  • Dawnell (Kirk) Claessen
  • Liz Herman
  • Eileen Palsson
  • Carol Anne Wall
  • Eric Koup
  • Jamye Sagan
  • Judith J. Isaacson
  • Lara Tellis
  • Laurence Simon
  • Mark Baker
  • Meredith Blackwelder Kinder
  • Mellissa Ruryk
  • Mary Saunders
  • Robert Hershenow
  • Roberta Heinlein
  • Rosie Arcelay
  • Samantha Munroe
  • Sarah Trenz
  • Viqui Dill

2 trackers

  • Larisa Dukes
  • Laura Dent

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Time 2:30pm3:30pm EST

Date Tue 7th May 2013


Regency V, Hyatt Regency Atlanta

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