Vol 44, Issue 5

May/June 2005


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Upcoming STC Seminars

The 2004–2005 seminar series is the Society's most ambitious to date. Among the scheduled presenters are members who have published widely, served at high levels in the Society, and received outstanding scores for their conference presentations. Following is a list of seminars scheduled for March and April. To view the complete 2004–2005 seminar schedule, visit stc.webex.com. Please note that registration closes 24 hours before each event.

June 8: Adding Interactivity to Online Documents

Presenter William Horton is a recognized international authority on appropriate uses of new electronic media. He is author of nine books on technical communication, including Designing and Writing Online Documentation (John Wiley & Sons, 1994), The Web Page Design Cookbook (John Wiley & Sons, 1996), and Designing Web-based Training (John Wiley & Sons, 2000). Horton is an STC fellow, recipient of the ACM SIGDOC's Rigo Award for advances to software documentation, and winner of the IEEE Professional Communications Society's Goldsmith Award. He has delivered presentations in China , Sweden , Germany , France , Denmark , Brazil , Canada , and the Philippines .

June 22: One World Publishing: Single-source Editing and Translation

Speaker Michael Plattner began his career in software development and worked for many years in both product management and technical editing. Since July 2003, he has served as technical managing director of itl GmbH in Vienna , and as an active consultant for itl AG in Munich . His special areas of expertise include content management systems.

Session Information

Each seminar costs $99 for STC members (the nonmember rate is $149). In addition to offering high-quality training at an affordable price, STC 's seminar series features a quick and simple online registration process. Members can sign up for seminars and view detailed descriptions at stc.webex.com.

More information about presenters and seminars will appear in upcoming issues of Dateline Houston and on the STC web site. Be sure to check the web site frequently for an up-to-date list of seminars.

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