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Evolution of TC 2021: Innovations in Software Documentation for 200 Attendees from 26 Countries

At Evolution of TC 2021, it’s all about innovations in software documentation. On June 9–11, around 200 attendees from 26 countries made this digital conference a joint success! The international expert speakers covered topics such as information modeling, API documentation and continuous delivery, UX writing, metadata/taxonomy, and many more.

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IUNTC - Which qualification is interesting for employers?

The focus of the third meeting of the International University Network in Technical Communication (IUNTC) was on curriculum development. Two presentations dealt with the following question: how can technical communication programs prepare students for the job market?

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Are Instructions in Electronic Form Permitted?

The European Commission published a first draft of the new Machinery Regulation on April 21. Annex III of this draft includes a specific regulation for instructions in electronic form.

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5 days, 5 live streams, over 160 lectures and 1810 conference participants: a review of the first virtual tcworld conference 2020

The tcworld conference has also remained true to its concept as a virtual format: as usual, a wide range of topics and a high level of knowledge transfer. Online discussions were also lively, with active networking taking place at the tekom fair via the event app.

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tcworld conference 2020 - day 4

On the penultimate day of the digital tcworld conference with an interactive trade fair, a total of 3933 participants learned valuable knowledge from experts, doers and thinkers in 32 lectures, tutorials and meetups, were informed about current trends and methods, and were inspired with new ideas.

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tcworld conference 2020 - Day 3

On the third day of the tcworld conference, more than 4200 participants were active online: Despite the packed program with five streams running simultaneously and the parallel tekom trade fair on the event app, no signs of fatigue were noticeable. Quite the contrary.

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tcworld conference 2020 - day 2

A virtual tcworld conference – what used to be unusual to think about is now in full swing! Also, on the second day of the digital event, a total of around 4,600 seats filled up in specialist presentations, tutorials and meetups. The best-attended lecture, with around 300 participants, was "Language is so important for user interaction" by Birgitta Meex.

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tcworld conference 2020 - day 1

The first virtual tcworld conference with digital fair has begun: a very special event, with new possibilities and formats. Instead of at ICS Stuttgart as usual, exhibitors, speakers, students and interested parties from all industries related to technical communication are meeting online this time.

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The Importance of Information for Use in Electronic Form

Information for use in digital form is already commonplace in many industries. First and foremost, the software industry has already been working mainly with electronically provided information for use for years.

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"The tekom" 2020 – Member Survey Confirms Virtual Direction

"The tekom" – as members affectionately call the tcworld conference – is celebrating at least its 35. anniversary in 2020. So tekom is striking out in a new direction – 2020 is the first “virtual tekom” in the history of conferences by tekom. We asked our members what they thought. 1215 people in total took part – with surprising results: the feedback is highly positive.

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