The Willamette Valley Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication serves the interests of technical communicators in Oregon, southwest Washington, and the Willamette Valley/Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area. Founded in 1953, STC is the largest professional association of technical communicators in the world with a network of 7,000 members.…
Visual Thinking and Visual Storytelling
You don’t need to be an artist to make good use of visuals.
First, we’ll talk about visual thinking—the use of sketching and storyboards during the development of communications and interfaces. This is a collection of techniques that can help your idea generation and internal communication.…
WVC Holiday Social!
Join us for an evening of fun, food, and celebration with your family members, friends, and colleagues. Let the evening begin with a warm welcome and networking, then sit down for a festive dinner and convivial conversation.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Widmer Gasthaus Pub
(East dining room–on upper level: stair entrance on Russell; disabled access via elevator through pub)
Beyond Help: Same Skills, New Directions
You know how to conduct research, and you’ve interviewed more than a couple tough subject-matter experts. You’ve produced strong drafts on tight deadlines, and you’ve revised and polished your documents and worked with editors. Did you ever think you could use those skills to create popular nonfiction titles for leading publishers, build yourself a brand, and have fun doing it?…
Technical Communication Networking-Palooza
We’re getting together at the Lucky Lab* in October for some networking fun…and beer (if you’re over 21).
Join colleagues and the WVC Administrative Council to learn about the Chapter and technical communication topics.
In the style of speed dating, the meeting will be a progression format.…
Annual Competition Entries Due October 30th
Entries for the Willamette Valley Chapter are accepted October 1 through 30, 2013. The deadline is October 30.
Visit our Competition page for general information, submit an entry, or become a judge.
The WVC Technical Communication Competition and International Summit Awards are open to everyone who produces technical communication.…
Career Advice Delivered with Flare
Our first meeting for the 2013 program year was held at PSU and featured tech comm veteran John Hedtke. Despite technical difficulties, John imparted his career advice and knowledge of the industry with flare. Special thanks to Dr.…