Apr 092015
This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series 2014-15 Program Chronicles

Technical communication has changed tremendously in the last few years, and we hear gloomy predictions that the field is dying. Is it dying? or just changing? And if it is changing, what is it changing into? How do we adapt and thrive in this emerging world? That’s the subject of this panel presentation led by Neil Perlin.

We’ll start with a discussion of the core of Technical Communication. Then we’ll hear various speakers, both experienced and new, talk about what they do and how their jobs range from traditional to new, but all involving “communication.” The presentation will end with a discussion on how STC itself needs to change to adapt and thrive in a changing world.

Join us on February 18 for this important and relevant program.

NOTE: Due to the multi-speaker format, this program will not be offered as a webinar. Please join us in person!

About Neil Perlin

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Neil Perlin

Neil Perlin, owner and principal consultant of Hyper/Word Services, entered technical writing in 1979, began creating online documentation in 1985, and is now an internationally recognized expert in online help and documentation design and development. He has been providing online documentation training and consulting services for 21 years, is a popular speaker at various technical communication groups and conferences, organized and ran the “Beyond the Bleeding Edge” stem at the STC annual conference from 1999 to 2006 and from 2010 to the present, and is a columnist for the STC and various other professional groups. He also spends enough time traveling to indulge his road hobby – searching out fine BBQ joints.

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