InterChange 2018

  • 26 Oct 2018
  • 7:30 AM
  • 27 Oct 2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center, 50 Warren St., Lowell, MA

InterChange is back for this year. We have many high-quality sessions and professional networking opportunities over two days! The conference will be held on the following days at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center:

Friday, October 26, 2018, from 7:30 AM to 3:15 PM Eastern

Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 7:45 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern

Join us for two days of information and education sessions for the professional communicator. Breakfast and lunch is included with your registration fee. Parking and wifi are also included.

A few things to note:

  • We are asking that all payments be made electronically via EventBrite.

  • Watch for emails from the InterChange address, Please whitelist us and check your spam folder for blocked emails

  • We will do our best to accommodate dietary preferences. When you register, make sure that you send us your requirements. We give this information directly to the kitchen staff.

If you plan to stay overnight and need lodging arrangements, check our list of nearby hotels here. The UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center currently has no rooms available. 

Keynote speaker

Our keynote speaker, Danielle Villegas, is best known as blogger TechCommGeekMom. She has given presentations at the STC Summit, CONDUIT, IEEE-ProComm, and Drexel University. She has also taught technical communications at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Danielle has been active with the STC Philadelphia Metro Chapter (STC-PMC), doing publicity and sponsorship, acting as the CONDUIT co-chair, serving as Vice President, and currently serving as President of the chapter.

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

Adobe Systems Inc.

Adobe revolutionizes how the world engages with ideas and information. Adobe’s award-winning software and technologies have set the standard for communication and collaboration for more than 25 years. Adobe’s Technical Communication group delivers best-in-class tools, systems and services that help businesses streamline content workflows end-to-end. With our cutting-edge solutions, teams can effortlessly collaborate on the creation of ground-breaking content, manage and reuse assets efficiently, and seamlessly publish it across multiple channels and devices.

With the convergence of marketing and technical content across enterprises – Adobe’s new-age solutions will empower organizations to create valuable experiences that build brands, drive demand, and extend the reach and ROI of customer-facing content, pre-sale and post-sale. Adobe’s Technical Communication products include the Technical Communication Suite,FrameMakerRoboHelpXML Documentation for Adobe Experience ManagerFrameMaker Publishing Server and RoboHelp Server.

The Content Wrangler

The Content Wrangler is a global digital media company that exists to help organizations adopt the tools, technologies, and techniques they need to connect content to customers. Its flagship web property,, is an online magazine covering the people, methods, standards, ideas and trends that matter in the content industry today.

Dassault Systèmes / SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS, a Dassault Systèmes brand, is a world leader in 3D solutions that helps millions of engineers and designers succeed through innovation. Our products deliver an intuitive experience in product design, simulation, data management, electrical design, and technical communications. 


At Jorsek we are dedicated to making structured content easier from your writer’s first word to your readers finding what they need. Every day we build tools that are designed to make writing, collaborating, managing, translating, and deploying content easier; easier for writers, content managers, companies, organizations, and their end-users. We believe the foundation of modern organizations is digital documents and together we can make this foundation stronger. Our flagship product, easyDITA, is a DITA standards-based Component Content Management System (CCMS) that turns your content into flexible, actionable, and manageable data.

Single Sourcing Solutions

Single-Sourcing Solutions specializes in Arbortext — everything related to dynamic product information creation, publication, and delivery. We present often, contribute code to open source repositories, and strive to make Arbortext knowledge less tribal and more accessible to everyone. 


Sonos is the leading multi-room wireless smart home sound system. As the inventor of multi-room wireless home audio, Sonos innovation helps the world listen better by giving people access to the content they love and allowing them to control it however they choose. Known for delivering an unparalleled music listening experience, thoughtful home design aesthetic, simplicity of use and an open platform, Sonos makes the breadth of sonic content available to anyone. Sonos is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California. Learn more at

Syncro Soft / oXygen

Oxygen XML Editor

Syncro Soft is a privately held software company founded in 1998 with a large area of expertise in XML technologies and single-source publishing. The main product, Oxygen XML Editor, provides the best coverage of today's XML technologies. It complies with the established standards released by W3C and other organisations and enhances the productivity of developers and content authors through an intuitive and innovative XML IDE. Syncro Soft is a member of the W3C.


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You need to share important information without wasting time or being ignored. The good news is that you can instantly start communicating more effectively. You just need a new approach. We’ve spent the last 25 years helping millions of people create visuals to get their point across in a faster, more engaging way.


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