tekom Belgium is one of the country organizations within tekom Europe, the largest professional association for technical communication worldwide. It was founded in April 2013.

Our target group?
tekom Belgium is addressed to all persons active in the field of technical communication or in other areas of information development and information management in Belgium. These include, for instance, technical writers, technical illustrators or technical translators, product or marketing managers.

What do we offer?
We offer a platform for the exchange of information and experience, and promote the training and advanced qualification and further professionalization of our members. We organize several events/conferences each year with expert presentations, workshop sessions and discussion rounds about various topics in the broad field of technical communication.

Initiative committee:

Prof. Dr. Birgitta Meex

  • Founding member of tekom Belgium and tekom Europe
  • Spokesperson of the initiative committee of tekom Belgium
  • Member of the tekom Europe executive board
  • Assistant Professor of German and Organisational Communication at the Faculty of Arts, Subfaculty of Language and Communication of the University of Leuven, Campus Antwerp
  • Certified trainer in technical communication (tekom)
  • Academic background:

- MA degrees in Translation Studies (1991) and Germanic linguistics and literature (1993)
- Research and teaching assistant at the University of Antwerp          
- PhD from the University of Leuven with a dissertation on spatial semantics in German (2001)


Susanna Akdut

  • founding member of tekom Belgium  

  • member of the tekom Belgium initiative committee 
  • Technical writer at Roxell bvba, Maldegem, Belgium
  • Academic background:                                         

- Master in Economic Science, FernUniversität Hagen, Germany
- Financial management, Theory of production, Marketing
- CEMS (Certified Expert in Machinery Safety), by Amelior, Kortrijk





Elected Delegate: Prof. Dr. Birgitta Meex

Substitute Delegate: Susanna Akdut