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STC PMC Newsletter 2011-03

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STC PMC Newsletter March 2011

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STC PMC Newsletter 2011-03

  1. 1. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. About Us Events Membership News & Views March 2011 Wow, there sure is a lot going on with the Society for Technical Communication these days. The STC web sitehas been redesigned as part of Project Phoenix and we have future plans to integrate more networking with the STC community. The annual STC Summit is coming up in a couple of months and local chapters have been receiving notice of recognition, including the Philadelphia Metro Chapter. It's official. We've been honored with a 2010 Community of Excellence award! There are also many opportunities in the next few weeks if you're looking to participate and learn a few things - not just locally, but regionally as well. Of course, to get the best deals on these events you will need to renew your 2011 STC membership before it officially expires in a few short days.  STC-PMC Technical Communication Conference, March 26th  STC Rochester Spectrum 2011 Symposium, April 1st  APIs and SDKs: Breaking into and Succeeding in a Specialty Market - Workshop, April 2nd I hope you're able to take advantage of membership in STC and attend one of these events. If not, we hope to see you at an upcoming chapter event. Todd DeLuca President, STC-PMC Join STC Now
  2. 2. 2011 Mid-Atlantic Technical Communication Conference This weekend is the weekend! Friday, March 25th and Saturday, March 26th, the 2011 Conference is taking place in Willow Grove, PA. The STC Philadelphia Metro Chapter is fortunate to have several erudite presenters, including Don Moyer, our Keynote Speaker. Don Moyer is one of the founding members of ThoughtForm, Inc. located in Pittsburgh, PA. Don is an STC member and an AIGA Fellow. He has earned both a B.F.A. and an M.F.A. He received his bachelor's from Philadelphia's University of the Arts (College of Fine Arts) and received his master's from Yale University. He has worked as a senior designer at the Westinghouse Design Center and worked as a graphic designer in Philadelphia, New Haven, and Toronto, before co-founding ThoughtForm, Inc. Moyer loves to make complex and technical subjects accessible to non- specialized audiences. In addition to this, he also writes a monthly column for the Harvard Business Review (Panel Discussion) in which he attempts to teach a simple business lesson visually. Visit ThoughtForm, Inc. at: ThoughtForm, Inc. You can follow ThoughtForm, Inc. at: Twitter Facebook In addition to Moyer, our presenters include Ann Grove and Barrie Byron, Donn DeBoard, Bernard Aschwanden, Lori Corbett, Nicky Bleiel, Cheryl Landes, Alan Houser, Gary Sternberg, Avi Solomon, Peter Dykstra, Steve Lungren, and Nad Rosenberg. Conference Raffle This year, we have amazing gifts to raffle at the conference. You must be present to win. Prizes include:  4 Tickets to the MadCap Roadshow (May 26 in Philadelphia)  A MadCap MadPak  Adobe Technical Communication Suite 3 Follow Us On Twitter & Facebook And Register for the 2011 Conference and Workshop STC-PMC has a presence on Facebook and we also have a presence on LinkedIn. Not only can you follow us and support our chapter electronically, you can register for the conference as well. Follow STC-PMC; Facebook March 2011 Pre-Conference Dinner Friday, March 25 6:00pm - Until Ooka Japanese Restaurant 1109 Easton Road Willow Grove, PA 19090 STC-PMC Workshop Friday, March 25 8:30am - 4:30pm Willow Grove Giant 315 York Road Willow Grove, PA 19090 STC-PMC Conference Saturday, March 26 8:30am - 4:30pm Willow Grove Giant 315 York Road Willow Grove, PA 19090 April 2011 Chapter Meeting Wednesday, April 13 6:30pm - 8:30pm M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch Library 203 Laurel Road Voorhees, NJ 08043 May 2011 Chapter Meeting Thursday, May 24 6:30pm - 8:30pm Tredyffrin Public Library Wayne, PA Visit the Events page of the STC-PMC website for more information.
  3. 3. LinkedIn Register for the Conference; Register at LinkedIn Register at Facebook Register (Eventbrite) Welcome to Our New Members Our membership numbers are going up and in the last few months we've had several new members. Please welcome Jeffrey Borders, Jeffrey Johnson, David Renn, Jeanne R. McCarthy, Renee Polvino, Kristin Claire Zinsmeister, Carol A. Van Kirk, and Linda Berenberg. 2010 Community of Excellence Award Congratulations to the STC Philadelphia Metro Chapter for winning the 2010 Community of Excellence Award. See our April newsletter for more details on this achievement. View email in browser |Unsubscribe | Update your profile | Forward to a friend Join us on Facebook Copyright (C) 2012 STC Philadelphia Metro Chapter All rights reserved. You are receiving this message because you've previously indicated that you are willing to receive STC- PMC chapter-related information. If this is not the case, please click the Unsubscribe link and you will no longer receive chapter announcements. Please Note: We do not sell, distribute, or share the names or e-mail addresses of any subscribers to STC-PMC publications (including our newsletter and announcements). STC Philadelphia Metro Chapter PO Box 214 Lionville, Pennsylvania 19353 Add us to your address book Sent to << Test Email Address >> — why did I get this? unsubscribe from this list | update subscription preferences STC Philadelphia Metro Chapter · PO Box 214 · Lionville, Pennsylvania 19353

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