InterChange 2018

October 26-27, 2018

 InterChange
 
The Details

InterChange is STC New England's annual technical communication conference. Over a two-day period, the conference features technical communicators from all over New England and beyond. Attendees use the conference to network, present new ideas, and hold workshops that build skills.

InterChange 2018 will be held on Friday, October, 26, 2018, and Saturday, October 27, 2018, at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center in Lowell, Massachusetts.

This year's theme is Engineering Experiences. Technical communicators have always crafted stories and experiences for users using their words and technical expertise. As technology evolves, especially into areas like Augmented Reality, the need to craft effective and engaging experiences is more important than ever. 

Sponsorship

We are seeking sponsors for InterChange 2018. Sponsorship creates a presence for your company at the conference, in the InterChange program, and on our website and other chapter materials. Such a presence can include representatives and speakers at the conference, as well as co-marketing your company and products to technical communicators in the New England region.

Register

Registration is now open through Friday, October 19.


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.


Volunteers

We need several volunteers to help make the event a success. We could still use one or two volunteers to manage materials and collateral. If you are interested in this or any other area, please reach out to interchange@stcnewengland.org and express what areas you'd be interested in.

Visiting from out of town?

We are not working with any other hotels for attendee accommodations, but there are several hotels in the area if you are unable to get a room at the hotel where the conference is held.

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, TheContentWrangler.com, 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. 

Jorsek


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


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 www.sonos.com.

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.

TechSmith


Most people struggle to communicate effectively. Whether it’s giving feedback on a project, teaching a course, or training others, it’s hard to make sure people understand. The problem is if your message isn’t quick and engaging, your communication will fail. TechSmith helps you create high-quality images and videos for better communication. 

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.

36Software


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