[Oct 2010] STC Announcements

Access to webinar with STC membership renewal
Membership dues remain the same as last year, with one exciting addition (http://notebook.stc.org/exec-direct-blogging-with-kathryn-burton-3/): all members will receive two free archived seminars. Members can choose from over 60 seminars captured at the Technical Communication Summit.

Project Phoenix updates

The Project Phoenix group recently announced “The Road Ahead” (http://www.stc.org/phoenix/index.asp) for the next nine months of Project Phoenix. Included are multiple surveys, focus groups, webcasts, and events for leadership. Read more from STC President Michael Hughes here (http://notebook.stc.org/open-mike-blogging-with-michael-hughes-on-project-phoenix/) and Michael and Executive Director Kathryn Burton here (http://notebook.stc.org/michael-hughes-and-kathryn-burton-talk-about-project-phoenix-and-certification).

Website for 2011 Summit

The website for the 2011 Technical Communication Summit, taking place from 15-18 May in Sacramento, California, has been published. Bookmark http://summit.stc.org for everything you need to know about STC’s annual conference.

STC Events

STC India is hosting (http://www.stc-india.org/delhi-10/) the 12th Annual STC India Annual Conference, 11-13 November in New Delhi. Many other useful events are listed here (http://notebook.stc.org/stc-community-events-for-october-2010/).
Call for Nominations for STC Associate Fellow
STC invites its communities and members to recommend five-year-plus Senior Members for the rank of STC Associate Fellow. This honor recognizes members’ achievements in the field of technical communication, contributions to STC, or both. The deadline is 4 October 2010. See this post (http://notebook.stc.org/for-whos-a-jolly-good-associate-fellow/) on the Notebook blog for more details.
STC 2011 Summit Call for Proposals
STC invites you to contribute your ideas, studies, experience, and expertise at our 2011 Technical Communication Summit, the Annual Conference of the STC. Proposals are due by 4 October 2010. See the call for papers webpage (http://www.softconference.com/subs/stc/2011/default.asp) for more info.
The 2010-2011 Buyers’ Guide
STC recently unveiled the 2010-2011 Buyers’ Guide (http://buyersguide.stc.org/) to Products and Services. It is an online database for all your TechComm product and service needs. If you are running a business, do get your information added using a variety of packages, to fit any marketing budget. Read more about the guide here (http://notebook.stc.org/welcome-to-the-new-stc-buyers-guide-to-products-and-services/). Oh and STC members get a FREE Basic listing in the Buyers’ Guide.

Announcements compiled by Indus task force member Ashish Gupta.


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