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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New developments in practice and research
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:
Documenting comprehensibly – professionals’ skill!
More than 50 people gathered at the WIFI Tirol in Innsbruck (Austria) to learn about strategies that help creating comprehensible texts. Three experienced speakers – experts coming from different fields – provided new insights, answered questions and discussed interesting topics the whole day.
How Can I Make My Information More Intelligent Today?
To answer this question, professionals in technical communication met last week on April 11-12 at the COMTecnica conference in Bologna, Italy. In two days, participants received insights on how to improve their content by gaining professional tips and networking with experts and like-minded people.