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    • March 9, 2018

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      Country organization conference:

      Documenting comprehensibly – professionals’ skill!

      Yvonne Gasser, Michael Valent, Zsuzsánna Gábor

      More than 50 people gathered at the WIFI Tirol in Innsbruck (Austria) to learn about strategies that help creating comprehensible texts. Three experienced speakers – experts coming from different fields – provided new insights, answered questions and discussed interesting topics the whole day. [...]

    • April 17, 2018

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      Recap COMTecnica 2018:

      How Can I Make My Information More Intelligent Today?

      Helena Maier

      To answer this question, professionals in technical communication met last week on April 11-12 at the COMTecnica conference in Bologna, Italy. In two days, participants received insights on how to improve their content by gaining professional tips and networking with experts and like-minded people. At the end, they were able to come closer to an answer: to make their information more intelligent, technical communicators should focus on implementing structured and dynamic content and consider more usability aspects. [...]

    • April, 2018

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      Call for Papers – Submit Your Proposal by May 31, 2018

      WANTED: Technical Articles for the tekom Europe Year Book 2018

      Anke Neytchev

      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. [...]

    • March 3, 2018

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      About Projects and Goals:

      How the New "International Europe Advisory Board for Professional Development and Training" Started Its Work

      Daniela Straub

      The German Advisory Board for Education and Training is a very important institution for the profession of technical communicator in Germany. In order to create a similar working group on a European Level, the Executive Board of tekom Europe decided last year to found the tekom International Europe Advisory Board for Professional Development and Training. [...]

    • March 9. 2018

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      Dissemination Event for TC in Denmark:

      How Can We Establish Suitable Educational Programs for Technical Communication in Denmark?

      Jan Engberg

      As part of the ERASMUS+ project TecCOMFrame, funded by the EU, tekom Denmark in cooperation with Aarhus University, School of Communication and Culture, are organizing a workshop event for practitioners, teachers and students on competences that are relevant for the modern tasks of technical communicators. [...]

    • November 9, 2017

      Daniela Straub: Bridging the Gap between TC and Translation

      The first joint workshop by TecCOMFrame / tekom Europe / EMT / LindWeb, "Translating Europe", which took place at the tcworld conference, provided  [...]

    • November 8, 2017

      Daniela Straub: The New tekom Europe Advisory Board Professional Development and Training

      Just a few days before the annual tekom conference and tcworld conference, the members of the new tekom Europe Advisory Board Professional Development  [...]

    • November 2, 2017

      Kiriaki Kampouridou: Fit for the Future in Technical Communication with over 250 Professional Presentations, Workshops and Tutorials

      This year again, approximately 4,300 participants received current specialist knowledge at first hand. Besides the classic topics of technical  [...]

    • October 16, 2017

      Susanne Lohmüller: Meet the tekom Team

      Questions about tekom? The tekom stand is the place to be! Take the opportunity to find out about tekom’s work and get to know our employees and  [...]

    • September 29, 2017

      Translating Europe: Bridging the Gap between TC and Translation

      Many translators are involved in the field of technical translation, many of whom are in the field of technical communication or software  [...]

    • September 19, 2017

      Kiriaki Kampouridou: From Structured Content Authoring to Metadata and Chatbots

      For the second time in a row, NORDIC TechKomm 2017 took place in Copenhagen in association with tekom Europe and the Finnish Technical Communications  [...]

    • September 6, 2017

      Helena Maier: 7 Reasons Why You Should Attend NORDIC TechKomm

      During the two-day conference from September 12 to 13 experts from various European countries will share best practices and current ideas on the main  [...]

    • August 1, 2017

      Claudia Klumpp: Update of the 2nd edition of the Guide to application of the Machinery Directive

      The update of the 2nd edition of the Guide to application of the Machinery Directive was published on July 19. The updated edition 2.1 includes  [...]

    • July 28, 2017

      Helena Maier, Kiriaki Kampouridou: Breaking through to the Other Side of User Assistance Was a Success

      What can User Assistance disruptively change in the future? International experts unveiled the newest options at UA Reloaded 17, a conference format  [...]

    • July 2, 2017

      Susanne Lohmüller: tekom Israel - Welcoming the 10th tekom Europe Country Organization

      tekom Israel was officially founded on July 2, 2017, in Tel Aviv. Dr. Michael Fritz, CEO of tekom Europe, attended the successful founding event  [...]

    • May 24, 2017

      Helena Maier: How Digital Transformation Will Change Our Work Life

      Information Energy is the annual gathering of information professionals taking place in Utrecht, "Little Amsterdam". On these two days, from May  [...]

    • May 23, 2017

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

      Technical writing is your job, but do you also like writing about technical communication? Then this is your chance to get your ideas, insights,  [...]

    • May 16, 2017

      Susanna Akdut: Second Cross-Border Country Organization Event 2017

      After one year, a follow up of the successful first Cross-Border Country Organization Event 2016 in Tongeren, Belgium was organized. tekom Nordrhein  [...]

    • May 9, 2017

      Desislava Mihaylova: tekom Bulgaria 2017 Roadshow: Vratsa

      Technical writing is still a relatively new profession in Bulgaria and the number of open positions in small and large companies outgrows the number  [...]

    • March 31, 2017

      Susanne Lohmüller: EAC 2017 Registration is Now Open

      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  [...]