Conferences, Trade Fairs
Links for technical writers and others who create technical documentation and software documentation: conferences, trade fairs, exhibitions
STC Technical Communication Summit
Organized by the Society for Technical Communication.
Organized by the German tekom. Combined with the tekom trade fair and the tekom annual conference. (The language of the tcworld conference is English, the language of the tekom annual conference is German.)
Technical Communication UK (TCUK)
Organized by the ISTC.
Commercially organized technical communication and content strategy conference.
UA Europe Annual Conference
Conference for software user assistance professionals. Commercially organized.
WritersUA Conferences and Tech Comm Con
Conference for software user assistance and technical communication professionals. Commercially organized.
Conference of the Technical Communicators Association of New Zealand.
Write the Docs
Focused on documentation systems, tech writing theory, and information delivery. Commercially organized.
Unconference focused on Technical Communications issues and the various applications used by technical communicators.
Conferences on technical documentation, training, e-learning, and localization. Commercially organized.
Annual conference for technical communicators, held in Jerusalem.
Evolution of Technical Communication (ETC)
Annual gathering event for technical communicators in Bulgaria.
Open Help Conference & Sprints
Concentrates on open source documentation and support, as well as community-based help.
Commercially organized conference on content strategy.
Several commercially organized conferences with an emphasis on DITA and information development.
Commercially organized conference “about making software easier and more enjoyable to use”.
European information architecture summit, organized by the European Chapter of ASIST.
IEEE International Professional Communication Conference
Discussions about communication and learning.
Information Architecture Summit
Annual conference organized by the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST).
Information Design Conference
Organized by the the Information Design Association (IDA) in the UK.
Information Development World
Commercially organized conference for technical, marketing, and product information developers.
Intelligent Content Conference
Commercially organized conference on content strategy, structured content, personalization, and related topics.
Commercially organized conference on digital media and content strategies.
Localization World Conference
Conference for localization and translation professionals.
Conference and exhibition on mobile learning.
Conferences of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders.
The AMWA Annual Conference
Conference of the American Medical Writers Association.
International translation management conference.
Conference of the Usability Professionals Association.
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