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19/12/18

The Association’s Activities 2018 in a Nutshell

2018 was an eventful year for tekom Europe. Important projects were started or successfully completed. We are approaching the number of 1,000 members with great strides and are pleased to have around one hundred more members than in the previous year.

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27/11/18

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.

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26/11/18

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.

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22/11/18

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

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.

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10/10/18

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

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.

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09/09/18

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.

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27/08/18

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 practice and research in the area of Technical Communication and to learn about the final results of the TecCOMFrame project.

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14/08/18

Our new service for members and the European tech comm community

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 latest news on a monthly basis for you not to miss out on any activities in your region or online.

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25/07/18

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 communication since 2012. Edition 2 of this standard is likely to be released in late spring 2019.

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06/06/18

European Academic Colloquium 2018 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 was integrated into the Erasmus+ project TecCOMFrame. On the first day of the event, about 50 scholars and practitioners came together to discuss this year’s topic, 21st century skills for technical communication. During several presentation slots, professionals from the industry and academia presented their research projects.

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