Bernard Aschwanden press release

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Bernard Aschwanden press release

  1. 1. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE E-mail: edmontonliaison@stc-alberta.org Creating Minimalist Documentation Internationally recognized expert to speak at Grant MacEwan A firm believer in the adage “less is more,” Toronto-based consultant and speaker Bernard Aschwanden brings his Minimalist Documentation creation philosophy to Grant MacEwan University, downtown campus, on June 2 at 7 p.m. "Albertans are fortunate to have the chance to hear someone of Mr. Aschwanden’s caliber speak. Not only is he a recognized expert in publishing technologies, but he has a diverse background from which he can draw on," said Jessie Channey, President of the Alberta Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication. Aschwanden will speak on the need for technical communicators to reduce the volume and complexity of their technical documentation. He’ll also address the best practices necessary to develop, produce and maintain that content. Aschwanden is a recognized publishing technologies expert and the author of numerous articles on XML-based publishing and single sourcing. He is the founder and President of Publishing Smarter. In addition to his publishing background and speaking tours, Mr. Aschwanden teaches a variety of technical writing courses. He also works with clients to convert legacy content, analyze documentation, review workflows, and identify best practices in technical communications. Aschwanden is a senior member of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) and the immediate past President of the Toronto STC. He is a professor in the continuing education Technical Communications program with Seneca@York, on the advisory board for the Humber College Technical Communications program, and remains active in the STC delivering in-person seminars, and online webinars, to members around the world. He has helped hundreds of companies implement successful publishing solutions. The event is open to the public; however, registration is required. Please register at: http://www.stc-alberta.org/Calendar/registration.php Refreshments will be provided. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
  2. 2. Tickets are available at the door (Cash Only): • STC Alberta Student Members: Free • STC Alberta Members/Affiliates: $10 • Other STC Members: $15 • Non-Members: $20 • Student Non- Members: $10 ### If you’d like more information about Mr. Aschwanden, or Minimalist Documentation, please call (905) 833-8448, e-mail info@publishingsmarter.com or visit www.publishingsmarter.com

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