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EN IEC/IEEE 82079-1 – When Will the National Language Versions Be Published?
Just to anticipate one question: In most countries, a concrete publication date has not yet been set. But starting now, the clock is ticking.
tekom Europe Announces Its Newly Elected Executive Board
On March 20, tekom Europe delegates, guests from 16 countries, gathered for a virtual assembly of delegates – the highest decision-making body of tekom Europe. The full-day assembly, which was supposed to take place in Prague, has been replaced by a virtual one, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The necessary resolutions and elections were carried out by electronic means.
Technical Articles Wanted!
Technical writing is your job, but do you also enjoy writing about technical communication? If so, this is your chance to get your ideas, insights, studies, and work in the field of technical communication published. tekom Europe invites you to submit a paper for the tekom Europe Year-End Publication, Volume 4, December 2020.
At tekom, we will keep going – digitally!
No industry has been spared from the ramifications of the COVID-19 outbreak. As a result of these events, tekom will become a purely digital association until further notice.
Technical Communication and Technical Translation - Two Sides of the Same Coin?
They are all working towards the same goal: technical writers and technical translators want to bring information on a technical product to the market for users. Their tasks are different and so is their technical background – but aren't they just two sides of the same coin? The aim of the Translating Europe Workshop, which took place on December 3 in Brussels, was to discuss this and draw up an action plan for cooperation and better training. Representatives from academic teaching in translation, the translation industry and technical communication met to focus on the new challenges facing technical translation.
tekom Europe announces its newly elected delegates
In November, the European members elected their delegates for the country organizations. All together, tekom Europe has 11 country organizations. In total, we received 21 candidate applications for 10 country organizations and for the position of one common delegate for all members in countries where no country organization has been founded yet.
tcworld conference 2019 in Stuttgart: Experts share their knowledge in technical communication with around 4,550 inquisitive visitors
From terminology and mobile documentation to software documentation and standards, there was relevant and applicable knowledge for almost every topic area of technical communication for the participants in our international community. In addition, Arena UX took place for the first time.
The New ISO 20607 Is Now Available
Even during its creation, since 2016, the standard project ISO 20607 caused something of a stir. On June 6, 2019, the standard was published by ISO.
First tekom Europe Event in the Czech Republic
The first tekom Europe event in the Czech Republic will take place on October 9, 2019. It will be held in collaboration with Meet Central Europe, a translation industry conference aimed at vendor managers.
The New IEC/IEEE 82079-1 Ed. 2 Is now Available for Purchase
A total of 5 years and 8 international meetings involving 3 major standardization organizations (ISO, IEC and IEEE) and 21 experts from a total of 9 countries were needed for the revision. The result is internationally recognized and can be called a success.