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STC Summit 2013 Speaker Orientation



This webinar on 10 April 2013 (12:30-1:30pm EDT) provides information for speakers presenting at the 2013 STC Technical Communication Summit in Atlanta, GA. The Summit is 5-8 May 2013, and more ...

This webinar on 10 April 2013 (12:30-1:30pm EDT) provides information for speakers presenting at the 2013 STC Technical Communication Summit in Atlanta, GA. The Summit is 5-8 May 2013, and more information is available at



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  • Speaker Orientation STC Technical Communication Summit 2013( 1
  • Thank You Thank you for being part of an incredible program Your knowledge, experience, and willingness to share brings attendees from around the world We hope you have a rewarding experience at the Summit and we hope you will join us again If you need anything, please contact Paul Mueller (@Paul_UserAid) Copyright STC 2013 2
  • What Will We Discuss Program committee Registration Event networking and scheduling Your session Summit resources Copyright STC 2013 3
  • STC Summit 2013 Program Committee Lloyd Tucker, Deputy Executive Director, STC Paul Mueller, Conference Chair Chris Hester, Program Chair Track Managers  Mark Lewis (Content Strategy & Design)  Bill Swallow (Content Development & Delivery)  Karen Bachmann (User Experience & Accessibility)  Pam Brewer (Education & Training; Academic Research)  Richard Hamilton (People, Project, & Business Mgmt)  Louellen Coker (Professional Development)  Michael Opsteegh (Web Design & Development) Copyright STC 2013 4
  • STC Summit 2013 Registration Badges and tickets mailed  Late registrants go to registration desk  Be sure to register & reserve hotel ASAP Pick up bag/badge holder at registration  Present ticket you received in mail Ribbons in registration area  Pick up speaker ribbon and others that apply Education (program information) booth  Please come by if you need anything Copyright STC 2013 5
  • Event Networking and Scheduling Full program in (website, iPhone app, & mobile HTML5 site) Everyone invited to participate in Lanyrd Uses Twitter/LinkedIn account or Lanyrd acct Send Paul your account if missing from session Serves multiple conferences/events Attendee/Speaker lists Send intro message, flag who you want to meet Set calendar & see who is coming to yours Other events (receptions, 60th Anniversary Party Jam/Karaoke, TweetUp, banquet, closing lunch, informal gatherings, bar, …) Copyright STC 2013 6
  • Your Session: When and Who When and where is your session?  Check the program on  No sessions have been changed since notification (except those contacted) STC audience and expectations  Various backgrounds, jobs, & experience levels  May leave to find another session  SUMMIT@aClick lets them get content later SurveyMonkey for reviews/feedback Copyright STC 2013 7
  • Your Session: Equipment All rooms (except progressions) have laptop, projector, microphones, screen Use STC laptop, or can use yours if needed If you use your equipment, need to provide standard video connectors/adapters Most rooms have internet for speaker, WIFI for attendees in many areas Capturing content (SUMMIT@aClick) Copyright STC 2013 8
  • Your Session: Capturing Session SUMMIT@aClick provides great value to attendees… many positive comments STC vendor on site… different from A/V Important we know if you are using the STC computer or your computer (email) Audio record & either copy your powerpoint or “screen capture” your presentation Please help us make this go smoothly Copyright STC 2013 9
  • Your Session: Sharing Your PPT to make slides available  Create your own account  Add STC Summit logo to your title slide ( content/uploads/2013/04/2013SummitLogo.png)  TAGS: STC13, STC Summit 2013, techcomm, and technical communication Post URL to your slides through Lanyrd (Add “coverage” to your session) Add URLs for handouts, blog posts, and more to your session coverage Copyright STC 2013 10
  • Your Session: Other Tips Be prepared… practice aloud in advance… your evaluations will reflect it Get to room early Volunteer, program committee, and A/V help will be on hand All sessions are 60 minutes, 30 min breaks Start on time; end on time (including Q&A) Repeat questions for all to hear…especially important for recorded sessions Copyright STC 2013 11
  • Your Session: Other Formats Progressions (not recorded)  18 min presentation & discussion (3 times)  6-10 presenters at round tables  Attendees select 3 topics to attend  Various topics (not one SIG area; some combos) Lightning talks  20 slides (auto-advancing – 15 sec) in 5 minutes  2 sessions; 7-9 presenters in each session  Fun, various topics, presenters need to practice Project showcase (not recorded)  6-8 presenters in lobby with monitors on tables  Discuss/explore 1-20 min with attendees who Copyright STC 2013 12
  • Summit Resources #stc13 Twitter hash tag @STC_Summit and @stcorg Twitter IDs (main information) communication-summit/ ( Lanyrd smartphone support (iPhone app & HTML5 site) Paul Mueller: @Paul_UserAid Copyright STC 2013 13