Attend a conference to boost your career. Here is a list of conferences that may be of interest to technical communicators.
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- ContentTECH Summit, April 20-22, San Diego, CA
Attendees of the 2020 ContentTECH conference in San Diego will learn from practitioners and experts in content technology and marketing strategy.
AIIP Annual Conference, April 23-26, 2020, Denver, CO
The three-day event features dynamic speakers, thought-provoking sessions, and multiple networking opportunities. Meet other independent business owners in the information field and take in a program that focuses on four learning themes – business development, professional development, tools of the trade, and personal enrichment.
DITA North America, April 27-29, 2020, Phoenix, AZ|
DITA North America is designed for information developers at all stages of DITA implementation, from those exploring new possibilities to those wishing to fine-tune their strategies as they create and manage technical content using XML architectures
- Write the Docs, May 3-5, 2020, Portland, OR
A conference focused on all things related to software documentation.
- STC Summit, May 15-18, 2020, Hyatt Regency, Bellevue, WA
Attracting over 600 attendees and 40 exhibitors, this is considered one of the premier conferences for education and networking among technical communicators, with the goal of helping people at every stage of their tech comm careers. This year’s theme is Career Vision 20/20. STC San Diego will be there!
- Confab, May 17-20, 2020, Minneapolis, MN
Confab is for people who plan, design, build, or manage content – not just technical communicators, but also content strategists, UX designers, content marketers, writers, editors, content managers, and more. The conference aims to help these professionals make their content better for their users and organizations
Omnichannel X, June 8-11, 2020, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Omnichannel X is uniquely dedicated to helping organizations build strong personal relationships with their audience. It brings together managers and teams across the four key disciplines needed for omnichannel success: content, design, governance and systems.
CIDM Best Practices, September 21-23, 2020, Baltimore, Maryland
Best Practices is the premier annual conference for managers and senior leaders in information development from across the US and internationally. Another long-standing event organized by CIDM, it’s a great opportunity to build relationships with other professionals and collaborate on industry best practices.
LavaCon, October 25-28, 2020, New Orleans, LA
With a name inspired by its Hawaiian roots, the LavaCon content strategy conference helps senior content professionals stay ahead of authoring and publishing technologies. This year’s conference will be hosted in New Orleans, with a focus on unifying content from silos across the enterprise, leveraging new immersive technologies, and creating stellar content experiences.
- tcworld conference, November 3-5, 2020, Stuttgart, Germany
Tekom is the largest international event in the field of technical communication, catering to both beginners and experienced professionals in the field. It features around 250 lectures, workshops, tutorials and meetups, covering important topics in the field of technical communication
Attend a conference to boost your career!