Chapter Programs

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June 2024

Accessibility in User Experience Design for Technical Writers hosted by STC Chicago

Thursday | June 20 | 1PM – 2PM ET

In this webinar, how technical writers can consider user experience design and accessibility when writing technical documentation is examined and the speaker, Sara Doan outlines the six most common accessibility errors and shows how to resolve them.

Sara is an assistant professor of experience architecture in the Writing, Rhetoric, and Cultures Department at Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, MI.

Register to learn how technical writers can consider user experience design and accessibility when writing technical documentation.

STC Atlanta Virtual Town Hall

Thursday | October 19 | 7PM – 8PM ET
This virtual meeting gave chapter members a chance to meet community council members and volunteer(s). We made introductions, reviewed the year’s events and, in looking ahead to 2024, took time for members to ask questions and share their thoughts.

September 2023

Efficient and Accessible InDesign Practices Most Designers Don’t Use

Presenter: Colleen Gratzer
Listen to or view the recording | Read the transcript

August 2023

Alt Text: Everything you need to know beyond just “99 Red Balloons”

Presenter: AmyJune Hineline
Listen or view the recording / Passcode: Ye3*uU@%
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July 2023

2023 STC Summit Recap – Accessibility 

Hosts: STC Atlanta and the STC Accessibility SIG
Resources from the chat

June 2023

The 7 Habits of Highly Accessible Web Content (hosted by Learn

Presenter: Alicia St. Rose
Listen to or view the recording  with subtitles
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May 2023

New Era, Same Problem: Making Visual Content Accessible for VI Users

Presenter: Dr. Philip Gallagher
Listen to or view the recording / Passcode for recording is T9*&aFdB
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Accessible Documents: How long will it take?

Presenter: Dax Castro, ADS
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2030 STC Technical Communication Summit

14-17 May – Atlanta, GA
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STC turned 70!

2023 is STC’s Platinum Anniversary year. Learn STC’s origin story, it’s evolution through its history and how STC will serve technical communicators in the years to come. Check out our 70th Anniversary page for how we are celebrating!

March 2023

Accessibility Audits: Learn How to Make a Case for Accessibility

Presenter: Dr. Laura Palmer
Listen to or view the presentation

January 2023

Folding accessibility into the documentation process

Presenter: Char James-Tanny
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October 2022

Hiring Booms, Mass Resignations, and Pre-recession Layoffs, Oh My! How to Score Your Next Position in a Shifting Job Market

Presenter: Jack Molisani

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