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June 04, 2018

Invitation to the Technical Communication Day at the University of Twente

New developments in practice and research

Julia Müller

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

This event provides an opportunity to: 

  • Learn about the final results of the TecCOMFrame project;
  • Learn about recent research in the area of Technical Communication;
  • Meet other people who are interested in technology and communication;
  • Take a tour through the university’s new DesignLab 

TecCOMFrame project partners invite industry representatives, technical communicators, silent partners of the TecCOMFrame project, researchers, teachers and students and all other interested stakeholders to exchange information, to learn from each other and to strengthen our relations.

The event is for free. We will start at 9:30 and will end after lunch. The final program will be published early June.

To sign up for the event or to get more information, send an e-mail to


Joyce Karreman




9:30 Welcome and presentation of the TecCOM Competence Framework Joyce Karreman, University of Twente
9:45 Mind the gap! Past, present and future challenges in practice @Nedap Livestock Management Matthijs Mensink & Debbie van Rijswijk, Nedap Livestock Management
10:05 The development of technical communication skills using games Edward Faber, Thales T-XChange
10:25 Smart content to support maintenance aboard ship Peter van Bart, Eluxis
10:40 BREAK  
11:00 Research – How students use software; feature underuse Jitske Botma, University of Twente
11:10 Research - Gamification and augmented reality in an e-learning tool Evelien Boensma, University of Twente
11:20 Research – Using augmented reality to guide assembly tasks Yumeng Yang, University of Twente
11:30 Knowledge sharing with virtual-, augmented-, and mixed-reality Jeroen Schiphorst, Recreate
12:00 DesignLab tour  
13:00 Lunch  

 Location: University of Twente, building Gallery, INFORM (https://www.utwente.nl/en/contact/route/)