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    • November 26, 2018

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      University of Strasbourg Meets the TCTrainNet Team

      On November 15, 2018 the TCTrainNet team met the participants of this year's Master’s course in Technical Communication and Localization (TCLoc) at the annual tcworld conference in Stuttgart to talk about the experiences the students have made so far. Part of the TCLoc Master´s is a visit to the tcworld conference and tekom faire in order to gather new impressions, to find out about new trends, and specially, to network. [...]

    • November 27, 2018

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      Mark your calendar!

      A Preview of European Events in 2019

      Have you added next year’s European conferences to your calendar? Not yet? Then we would like to give you an overview of upcoming events in 2019. Opportunities are opening up: you can apply as a conference speaker for the first time, or visit a conference abroad to see what tech writers are up to around the continent, and by attending a conference you will certainly have the chance to extend your network and learn about the newest industry developments. [...]

    • November 22, 2019

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      tcworld conference 2018, November 13 – 15 in Stuttgart

      Current and Future Expertise in Technical Communication for 4,600 Participants

      Kiriaki Kampouridou

      Future technologies have already changed numerous fields of work in technical communication. The most important developments were captured and packed into exciting lectures and workshops for the conference program. In addition to classic topics, the participants were given insights into relevant areas such as UX and VR. With the Meetups and the iiRDS Café, there were new interactive formats again this year. [...]

    • October 10, 2018

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      tekom Bulgaria 2018 Roadshow: Shumen

      In 2018, tekom Bulgaria is on the road again across Bulgaria heading for the town of Shumen!

      Desislava Mihaylova

      The Roadshow is an initiative for popularizing the professional field of technical communication in the country. In a series of public and free from charge events, a team of tekom Bulgaria members lead presentations, discussions, and workshops. For four hours, students and people interested in technology have the chance to learn about the profession of Technical Writers and to work on practical tasks. [...]

    • September 09, 2018

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      Help Promote the Profession of Technical Communicators and Participate

      We are launching a career marketing initiative to promote the profession of technical communicator, especially for (future) students and career changers. [...]

    • August 27, 2018

      Joyce Karreman: Technical Communication Day at the University of Twente in the Netherlands

      On the 4th of July, about 70 people came together at the University of Twente in the Netherlands to exchange knowledge about recent developments in  [...]

    • August 14, 2018

      Anke Neytchev: Newsletter tekom Europe

      tekom Europe is growing and so is the number of activities of the association and its various country organizations. We will soon feed you with the  [...]

    • July 25, 2018

      Claudia Klumpp: An Important Milestone in the Revision of the Standard IEC/IEEE 82079-1 Has Been Achieved

      The standard IEC 82079-1 has been the most important standard for technical communicators and all those working in the field of technical  [...]

    • June 06, 2018

      Julia Müller: 21st Century Skills for Technical Communication

      The sixth European Academic Colloquium (EAC) took place on April 26-27 at the University of Limerick in Ireland. For the third time, the Colloquium  [...]

    • June 04, 2018

      Julia Müller: New developments in practice and research

      A “Technical Communication Day” will be organised at the University of Twente in the Netherlands on the 4th of July. [...]

    • May 15, 2018

      Yvonne Gasser, Michael Valent, Zsuzsánna Gábor: Documenting comprehensibly – professionals’ skill!

      More than 50 people gathered at the WIFI Tirol in Innsbruck (Austria) to learn about strategies that help creating comprehensible texts. Three  [...]

    • April 24, 2018

      Helena Maier: How Can I Make My Information More Intelligent Today?

      To answer this question, professionals in technical communication met last week on April 11-12 at the COMTecnica conference in Bologna, Italy. In two  [...]

    • April 15, 2018

      Anke Neytchev: WANTED: Technical Articles for the tekom Europe Year Book 2018

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

    • March 13, 2018

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

      The German Advisory Board for Education and Training is a very important institution for the profession of technical communicator in Germany. In order  [...]

    • March 9. 2018

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

      As part of the ERASMUS+ project TecCOMFrame, funded by the EU, tekom Denmark in cooperation with Aarhus University, School of Communication and  [...]

    • 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  [...]