Presentations

Note: If you would like me to present at your conference or chapter, contact me.

Upcoming Presentations

  • June 21-24. “Publishing strategies for API documentation.” STC Summit. Cleveland, Ohio.
  • June 21-24. “API Documentation Workshop.” STC Summit. Cleveland, Ohio.
  • May 7, 2015. “API Documentation.” East Bay STC Chapter. Dublin, California.
  • March 12-13, 2015. “API Documentation workshop.” tcworld India, Bangalore.
  • March 12-13, 2015. “Innovation in Technical Communication.” tcworld India, Bangalore.
  • February 2, 2015. “API documentation.” Southern Ontario STC chapter. webinar.
  • January 24. “API Documentation Workshop.” TC Camp. Santa Clara, California.

Note: I’m in the process of linking all of the presentations to the recordings and slides….

Past Presentations

  • Oct 22, 2014. “Narrating video tutorials with a friendly, professional voice.” Information Development World.
  • Oct 15, 2014. Publishing strategies for API documentation. San Francisco STC chapter.
  • May 29, 2014. Writing code samples. soap! conference – webinar (Poland).
  • October 21, 2013. “Why Users Can’t Find Answers to Their Questions in Help.” Silicon Valley STC Chapter.
  • November 13, 2013. Why Users Can’t Find Answers to Their Questions in Help. Berkeley STC Chapter.
  • January 16, 2013. “Why Users Can’t Find Answers to Their Questions in Help.” Sacramento STC Chapter.
  • June 13-14, 2013. Make Your Content More Findable When Users Browse and Search. User Assistance Europe. Manchester, UK.
  • June 13-14, 2013. Creating Video Tutorials for User AssistanceUser Assistance Europe. Manchester, UK.
  • November 15, 2012. Writing and Editing Scripts for Video Tutorials. Webinar. STC Technical Editing SIG, STC.
  • October 7, 2012. Producing Professional Sounding Audio in Video Tutorials. Lavacon Conference. Portland, Oregon.
  • June 7, 2012. Creating Help in a Wiki Environment. Webinar. STC.
  • January 25, 2012. Designing Quick Reference Guides. Webinar. STC.
  • January 26, 2012. Findability and User Help. Webinar. STC Ontario Chapter. 10 am MST.
  • January 24, 2012. Designing Quick Reference Guides. STC Webinar.
  • December 1, 2011. Organizing Help Content: Breaking Out of Topic-based Hierarchies. Webinar. STC Webinar Series. 2pm MST.
  • October 13, 2011. Appearance on TechSmith’s web show: The Forge. Talked about screencasting.
  • June 10, 2011. Organizing Help Content: The Problem of Findability. MindTouch Webinar with The Content Wrangler. Online
  • May 2, 2011. WordPress and Blogging Workshop. STC Summit 2011, Sacramento.
  • May 3, 2011. “Organizing Help Content: Breaking Out of Topic-based Hierarchies.” STC Summit 2011, Sacramento.
  • October 14, 2010. “Careers in Technical Communication: Getting Started and Finding Your Niche.” Brigham Young University – Idaho. Rexburg, Idaho.
  • October 6, 2010. “Finding and Producing Relevant Content — Social Media Strategies.” Brigham Young University – Provo. Provo, Utah.
  • June 18, 2010. “Developing a Personal Voice in Audio.” e-Learning Half Day, Intermountain-STC chapter, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • May 3, 2010. “Developing a Personal Voice in Audio” presentation.” STC Summit, Dallas, Texas.
  • May 2, 2010. “Presentation: “Developing and Designing Blogs with WordPress.” STC Summit, Dallas, Texas.
  • April 23, 2010. “Trends in Technical Communication: Changing Roles for Technical Communicators. Missouri State University Workshop for Teachers of Technical Writing.” Springfield, Missouri.
  • April 22, 2010. “Trends in Technical Communication: Hybrid Roles, Social Media, Collaborative Authoring, and Multimedia.” Missouri State University Workshop for Teachers of Technical Writing. Springfield, Missouri.
  • April, 2010. “From Overlooked to Center Stage.” STC Atlanta Currents Conference (keynote). Atlanta, Georgia.
  • April 2, 2010. “Technical Writing Deep Dive.” Co-presentation with Paul Pehrson as part of the LDS Community Developer Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • March 26, 2010. “Developing a Personal Voice in Audio.” PodcampSLC. South Jordan, Utah.
  • March 19, 2010. “Introduction to Technical Writing.” Virtual presentation. Wheaton College, Illinois.
  • January 28, 2010. STC Webinar for Community Leaders on WordPress. 1-2 p.m. EST.
  • December 16, 2009. STC Webinar. 1 p.m. EST. “Screencasting: Video Tutorials for the Web.”
  • November 14, 2009. Intermountain-STC Online Presence Workshop / Blogging. Logan, Utah.
  • November 5, 2009. How to Start a Blog and Podcast. Orlando STC chapter, Orlando, Florida.
  • November 3, 2009. The Seven Deadly Sins of Blogging. STC Suncoast chapter, Tampa, Florida.
  • October 19-21, 2009.Web 2.0 and Social Networking. WebWorks RoundUp 2009, Austin, Texas.
  • October 14-15, 2009. SORT Conference, Beyond the Manual: Choosing the Right Help Format. Salt Lake City, UT.
  • October 8, 2009. Technical Writing Presentation. Brigham Young University – Idaho. Rexberg, Idaho.
  • July 29, 2009. Converting Readers from Casual Subscribers to Devoted Followers. STC Webinar.
  • June 10, 2009. Trends Panel. TransAlpine Conference. Vienna, Austria
  • June 10, 2009. Blogging, podcasting, screencasting. TransAlpine Conference. Vienna, Austria
  • June 9, 2009. Quick Reference Guides: Short and Sweet Documentation. TransAlpine Conference. Vienna, Austria
  • June 8, 2009. WordPress workshop. TransAlpine Conference. Vienna, Austria
  • May 5, 2009. Quick Reference Guides: Short and Sweet Documentation. Co-presentation. STC Summit. Atlanta, Georgia.
  • May 4, 2009. What You Learn By Watching Others Use Your Documentation. Progression. STC Summit, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • May 3, 2009. Blogging. STC Summit, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • April 14, 2009. WordPress webinar. STC Suncoast chapter in Florida. (webinar)
  • March 26, 2009. Podcasting: How to Interview Local and Remote Guests. Podcamp Utah. South Jordan, Utah.
  • February 26, 2009. Quick Reference Guides. Intermountain-STC chapter, Salt Lake City, Utah. (co-presenting)
  • February 19, 2009. Blogging for Technical Communicators. Rocky Mountain STC chapter, Colorado. (webinar)
  • September, 2008. “Blogging and Podcasting.” STC-Intermountain chapter, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • May 12, 2008. “Combining Social Media with Help Authoring” STC-Phoenix (webinar)
  • June, 2008. “Strategies for Marketing Yourself and Your Expertise To Others” (Panel participant). STC Summit – Philadelphia. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • June, 2008. “The Art of the Podcast.” STC Summit – Philadelphia. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • June, 2008. “Evangelizing, Proselytizing, and Preaching: Strategies for Marketing Yourself and Your Expertise To Others.” Participation in a panel discussion led by Scott Abel. STC Summit – Philadelphia. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • June, 2008. “Meet the Bloggers.” STC Summit – Philadelphia. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • April, 2007. “Introduction to WordPress.” Doc Train West 2007, Vancouver, B.C.
  • April, 2007. “20 Principles of Blog Usability.” Doc Train West 2007, Vancouver, B.C.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>