Conferences, Trade Fairs
Links for technical writers and others who create technical documentation and software documentation: conferences, trade fairs, exhibitions
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STC Technical Communication Summit
Organized by the Society for Technical Communication.
tcworld and tekom conferences in English
Organized by the German tekom. The main tcworld conference is 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.) There are also some additional tcworld and tekom conferences in other countries, such as in India, China, and northern and southern Europe.
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.
Annual conference of the Australian Society for Technical Communication.
Evolution of Technical Communication (ETC)
Annual gathering event for technical communicators in Bulgaria.
Aimed at bridging the gap between technical documentation, marketing, and content departments.
Annual conference for technical communicators, held in Jerusalem.
Conferences on technical documentation, training, e-learning, and localization. Commercially organized.
Unconference focused on Technical Communications issues and the various applications used by technical communicators.
Conference of the Technical Communicators Association of New Zealand.
Oranized by tekom. Intends to take a look at how new developments can be re-imagined in the context of user assistance.
Write the Docs
Focused on documentation systems, tech writing theory, and information delivery. Commercially organized.
Conference aimed at building a bridge between content development and localization.
AIIP Annual Conference
Conference of the Association of Independent Information Professionals.
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”.
Content Marketing World
Commercially organized conference on the marketing of content.
Content Strategy Applied
Commercially organized conference on content strategy with a focus on practical topics.
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.
Conferences and exhibitions for localization and translation professionals.
eLearning Guild Conferences
Conferences and exhibitions 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.
World Usability Congress
Commercially organized by an Austrian company.
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