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    • May 24, 2017

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      Information Energy 2017

      How Digital Transformation Will Change Our Work Life

      Helena Maier

      Information Energy is the annual gathering of information professionals taking place in Utrecht, "Little Amsterdam". On these two days, from May 17–18, 2017, interested and committed heads of technical communication shared their knowledge and discussed future opportunities and challenges all those active in this industry will face in the next years. [...]

    • May 23, 2017

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      Call for Papers – Submit Your Proposal by June 26, 2017

      WANTED: Technical Articles for tekom Europe Annual Publication on Technical Communication 2017

      Susanne Lohmüller

      Technical writing is your job, but do you also like writing about technical communication? Then this is your chance to get your ideas, insights, studies, and work in the field of technical communication published. [...]

    • May 16, 2017

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      Second Cross-Border Country Organization Event 2017

      Susanna Akdut

      After one year, a follow up of the successful first Cross-Border Country Organization Event 2016 in Tongeren, Belgium was organized. tekom Nordrhein and tekom Belgium were given the opportunity to organize the second event at the nice and modern facilities of the Institute of “Textlinguistik und Technikkommunikation” at RWTH Aachen University. [...]

    • May 9, 2017

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      tekom Bulgaria 2017 Roadshow: Vratsa

      Desislava Mihaylova

      Technical writing is still a relatively new profession in Bulgaria and the number of open positions in small and large companies outgrows the number of people seeking a career in technical communication. Suitable talent simply isn’t aware this career exists. tekom Bulgaria has taken on the mission to promote the profession of Technical Communicators and attract potential documentation masters. To achieve that, we started the Roadshow project. [...]

    • March 31, 2017

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      European Academic Colloquium on TC Studies

      EAC 2017 Registration is Now Open

      Susanne Lohmüller

      The European Academic Colloquium takes place on April 28 at the University of Leuven in Antwerp, Belgium. It is an annual event targeted at members of the European scientific community who are teaching and doing research in the area of technical communication or related fields, and allows participants from different European countries to exchange knowledge. [...]

    • March 24, 2017

      Kiriaki Kampouridou: Experts in TC Gathered in Bologna on March 22-23 to Discuss New Challenges

      How do companies deal with new technical challenges in the era of Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT)? At COMTecnica 2017, international  [...]

    • March 4, 2017

      Susanne Lohmüller: Growing European TC Activities

      The first Assembly of Delegates (AoD) since the election in January took place from March 3–4 in Copenhagen, Denmark. With some new faces among the  [...]

    • February 3, 2017

      Claudia Klumpp: Discover the New Delegates of the Country Organizations

      From January 16 to January 29, tekom Europe members elected their delegates for 7 country organizations. The delegates represent the interests of  [...]

    • January 9, 2017

      Julia Müller: All about the Profession of Technical Communicators in Europe

      Within our EU project, TecCOMFrame, we plan to establish a Europe-wide information platform about the profession. To collect information about the  [...]

    • December 21, 2016

      Claudia Klumpp: Become a Delegate for Your Country Organization Now!

      After the foundation of tekom Europe in 2013 and the election of delegates in 2014, the first term of office is ending. tekom Europe members again  [...]

    • December 6, 2016

      Claudia Klumpp: New Guidance Document for the Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU

      Within the framework of the Alignment Package, a revised version of the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) was released in 2014. In November 2016, the  [...]

    • November 15, 2016

      Kiriaki Kampouridou: More than 4500 International Participants and Fair Visitors

      Together with the tekom annual conference, the tcworld conference is the leading global event and marketplace for technical communication. Along with  [...]

    • August 8, 2016

      Claudia Klumpp: Blue Guide Now Available in 22 Languages

      A revised version of the Blue Guide was published in May 2016. In the meantime, the native renditions for all European Countries have been published  [...]

    • June 16,2016

      Kiriaki Kampouridou: From the North to the South, and from the East to the West…

      Four different conferences on technical communication covered all the geographic regions of Europe in May and June 2016. Experts and professionals  [...]

    • June 8, 2016

      Claudia Klumpp: The New Blue Guide of the European Commission Goes into Manufacturer Obligations in Detail

      The Blue Guide of the European Commission is the guideline for implementation of all directives and regulations for CE marking. In this revision of  [...]

    • June 7, 2016

      Daniela Straub and Anke Neytchev: First Round of Feedback: What Should Students of Technical Communication Learn and Be Able to Do?

      tekom is currently developing an academic competence framework for technical communication together with professors in an international consortium. In  [...]

    • May 30, 2016

      Daniela Straub: Relevance of the Erasmus+ Project "TecCOMFrame" for the Translation Sector

      As part of the TecCOMFrame consortium, Daniela Straub (tekom Germany) presented the Erasmus+ project to members of the CIUTI General Assembly 2016 in  [...]

    • May 18, 2016

      Kiriaki Kampouridou: COMTecnica 2016: International Experts Met to Discuss on Intelligent Information

      On May 11-12, international experts in technical communication came together to present and discuss current industry trends at COMTecnica 2016 in  [...]

    • April 29, 2016

      First Cross-Border Country Organization Event

      The country organization tekom Belgium, together with the regional group tekom Nordrhein and support from the tekom Europe head office, is organizing  [...]

    • March 31, 2016

      Anke Neytchev: Ever heard of tekom Magyarország?!

      tekom Magyarország is the name of the newest member of our tekom Europe family. Magyarország means Hungary in Hungarian – tekom Europe is following  [...]