Conference Session Materials

This page identifies conference materials for the years 2000 through 2008 and provides links to the materials posted on this website. The links are being fixed as quickly as possible offline (October 10, 2015).

55th International STC Technical Communication Summit in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2008

  • Accessibility SIG Members Roadmap a guide to the 2008 accessibility-related sessions (88 KB .pdf)
  • Speaker sign (38 KB .pdf)
  • The STC Accessibility Guide to make conference attendance and travel easier and more manageable for all members of STC
  • Assessing Accessibility of Websites for Users with Disabilities (DA 6A) – Mini-Workshop by Jennifer Jobst, University of Texas at Austin; Lisa R. Pappas, SAS Institute Inc.; Sarah Swierenga, PhD, Michican State University
  • Assessing the Usability and Usefulness of Tech-Mediated Communication (AR F) – Research Report by Cheryl Geisler; Roger A. Grice
  • Communicating and Creating Training for Disasters and Emergencies (DD B) – Discussion by Eve Dumovich, The Boeing Company; Judith Herr, Well Chosen Words; Lori Gillen, McKesson Health Solutions; Trina Grieshaber, BloodCenter of Wisconsin (1.4 MB .zip no longer online)
  • Communicating and Creating Training for Disasters and Emergencies (DD B) – An Encouraging Exercise: Technical Communicators bring valuable capabilities by Judith Herr, Well Chosen Words (12 KB .zip no longer online)
  • Communication Strategies of Successful Virtual Teams (MP 5D) – Discussion by Andrea Ames, IBM; Geoffrey J.S. Hart, Self-employed; Lisa R. Pappas, SAS Institute Inc.; Jan Pejovic, SunGard Higher Education (264 KB .zip no longer online)
  • Communication Strategies of Successful Virtual Teams (MP 5D) – Virtual Teams Bibliography by Andrea Ames, IBM; Geoffrey J.S. Hart, Self-employed; Lisa R. Pappas, SAS Institute Inc.; Jan Pejovic, SunGard Higher Education (40 KB .pdf)
  • Designing for Search (DA 7A) – Presentation by Caroline Jarrett; Whitney Quesenbery (1.4 MB .pdf)
  • Developing content for the International Marketplace (GLT 9F) – Presentation by Butch Pfremmer, Welocalize
  • Home Page Usability – Communicating Your Value (DA 9N) Featured Speaker by Daniel Szuc
  • Pictures and Profits: Innovations in Visual Instruction and Multi-ethnic Usability Research (DA 8C) – Presentation by Patrick Hofmann, Google (1.7 MB .pdf no longer online)
  • Show and Tell: Building Usability into E-learning (DA 11B) – Presentation by Carol Barnum, Southern Polytechnic State Univ. (286.1 KB .pdf)
  • Technical Communication Body of Knowledge I: A Framework for Moving Forward (AR 4I) by David D. Dayton; Michael A. Hughes, PhD, IBM Internet Security Systems; Hillary Hart; Janice (Ginny) Redish, Redish & Associates, Inc. (124 KB .pdf)
  • Technical Communication Body of Knowledge II: Open Forum for Discussion and Feedback (AR 9H) – Discussion Presentation by David D. Dayton; Michael A. Hughes, PhD, IBM Internet Security Systems; Hillary Hart; Janice (Ginny) Redish, Redish & Associates, Inc., Nancy W. Coppola; Marjorie T. Davis, School of Engineering, Tech Comm Dept.; Daphne R. Walmer; Mark Hanigan, On the Write Track (4 KB .pdf no longer online)
  • The ABCs of Documentation Usability Testing (DA A) – Mini-Workshop by Leah Guren (740 KB .pdf)
  • Trends in User Research (DA 5B) – Discussion by Jean Anderson, Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.; Karen L Bachmann, Seascape Consulting, Inc.; Whitney Quesenbery; Janice (Ginny) Redish, Redish & Associates, Inc.; Todd Zaki Warfel, Messagefirst
  • Using Content Management to Improve Content Quality (CMI 9G) – Featured Speaker”by Steve Manning, The Rockley Group
  • Writing as an Asynchronous Conversation (DD 7J) – Featured Speaker by Janice (Ginny) Redish, Redish & Associates, Inc. (2 MB .pdf)
  • Handout for Writing as an Asynchronous Conversation (DD 7J) by Janice (Ginny) Redish, Redish & Associates, Inc. (24 KB .pdf)

54th International STC Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2007

53rd International STC Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, 2006

52nd International STC Conference in Seattle, Washington, 2005

51st International STC Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, 2004

50th International STC Conference in Dallas, Texas, 2003

48th International STC Conference in Chicago, Illinois, May 13-16, 2001

47th International STC Conference in Orlando, Florida, May 21-24, 2000

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