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    • September 19, 2017

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      NORDIC TechKomm 2017 in Copenhagen:

      From Structured Content Authoring to Metadata and Chatbots

      Kiriaki Kampouridou

      For the second time in a row, NORDIC TechKomm 2017 took place in Copenhagen in association with tekom Europe and the Finnish Technical Communications Society STVY. International TC experts gave current insights into the world of User Experience to an audience from over ten countries on September 12-13. [...]

    • September 6, 2017

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      UX Conference in Copenhagen

      7 Reasons Why You Should Attend NORDIC TechKomm

      Helena Maier

      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 conference topic UX - User Experience. Here are seven reasons why it could be the ideal platform for you: [...]

    • August 1, 2017

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      Update of the 2nd edition of the Guide to application of the Machinery Directive

      Claudia Klumpp

      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 amendments made to the Machinery Directive by the Directive 2009/127/EC on Pesticide Equipment and the Regulation (EU) No. 167/2013 on the approval and market surveillance of agricultural and forestry vehicles (Tractors). [...]

    • July 28, 2017

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      UA Reloaded 17 in St. Leon-Rot, Germany:

      Breaking through to the Other Side of User Assistance Was a Success

      Helena Maier, Kiriaki Kampouridou

      What can User Assistance disruptively change in the future? International experts unveiled the newest options at UA Reloaded 17, a conference format that tekom has developed together with UA experts of SAP. In an interactive environment, participants got the chance to learn more about topics going beyond the classic portfolio of technical communication: from video documentation to machine learning to virtual reality. [...]

    • July 2, 2017

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      News from tekom Europe

      tekom Israel - Welcoming the 10th tekom Europe Country Organization

      Susanne Lohmüller

      tekom Israel was officially founded on July 2, 2017, in Tel Aviv. Dr. Michael Fritz, CEO of tekom Europe, attended the successful founding event organized with the support dedicated technical communication professionals. [...]

    • 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  [...]

    • 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  [...]