News from tekom Europe
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Cross-Border Event, June 7, tekom Belgium & tekom Netherlands
tekom Belgium and tekom Netherlands are jointly organizing a cross-border event that will take place in Eindhoven on June 7. Expert presentations by Henk Boxma, Susanna Akdut and Isabelle Fleury are awaiting you. There will be plenty of room for networking and socializing as well.
Competence Requirements in the Digital Age of Technical Communication
Digitalization, Intelligent Information, Artificial Intelligence: Current technologies and methods are much discussed in technical communication; there are new media and many trends – developments are rapid. What do these developments mean for the everyday work of those working in the field of technical communication?
Initiative Committee Meeting - Time for Discussion and Some Finance Information
During our Initiative Committee meeting in April, we talked about social media platforms used by the country organizations. The new created LinkedIn pages are an effective addition to the LinkedIn groups, as they can be used for a more professional online performance. Another subject on the agenda was the last part of the benefit presentation covering the topic of finances.
Webinar tekom Magyarország: Let's Treat Docs Like Code
We at tekom Magyarország started our local events for 2022 with a topic that has been in focus more and more in the last couple of years – creating documentation through collaborative writing. Like most group activities, collaborative writing has both benefits and pitfalls. But with the right approach and processes, we can open up a new world and tap into a pool of diverse experience, skills, and knowledge. However, if we want to encourage people to contribute to our docs, we must look at documentation from a different perspective.
Initiative Committee Meeting - Webinars and Sustainable Development Goals
This month there were some news and updates to discuss in the monthly Initiative Committee meeting. First, the Big Blue Button tool will soon be replaced by Zoom. Another topic on the agenda was the second part of the benefit presentation and the Sustainable Development Goals.
NORDIC TechKomm Stockholm, March 9–10, 2022: Writing for Human and Machine
After many online and hybrid events, we were happy to have this year's NORDIC TechKomm back on site in Stockholm. Several presentations on topics such as UX, standards, intelligent content, and digital product communication were presented by international speakers.
New junior community manager Katharina Willer
Hi, I’m Katharina, the new Junior Community Manager at tekom Europe. I started my job in January 2022, shortly after my colleague Ina, with whom I work together at tekom Europe. As there were some changes at tekom Europe, it was an opportunity for us to restructure the community management, work out plans and set new goals. We also want to strengthen our cooperation with the country organizations. I learn more every day and look forward to the tasks and challenges that come my way.
Initiative Committee Meeting - marketing for tekom Europe
In February, our meeting focused on marketing. We were happy to greet two visitors in the IC meeting: Claudius Mehne and Kiriaki Kampouridou (tekom Europe e.V.: Contact Persons at the Head Office (technical-communication.org) from the tekom head office joined us.
The First Initiative Committee Meeting of 2022
In the first monthly Initiative Committee Meeting in 2022, the new junior community manager Katharina Willer was introduced. Together with Ina Kukuk, she works in Community Management at tekom Europe. Both are looking forward to good and successful cooperation.
Country Organizations review challenges of 2021
In the monthly Initiative Committee Meeting on December 15, 2021, some of the representatives of the tekom Europe country organizations reflected on and shared their actions and challenges in the time of the Corona pandemic.