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Tuesday, 14 May 2002
Topic: "Web Communicating: Content and Writing for New Media"
About the Event
This program, a joint event with DC Web Women, is designed to give editors, writers and content developers an
overview of the real-life writing and editing skills they need to present their material effectively to their readers.
Online demos clearly illustrate the topics being covered in the workshop, with ample time for questions and discussions.
You'll gain an overview of:
- Developing strategies for communicating your material 9in a new medium.
- Understanding your audience, and developing content for their needs.
- Understanding the pitfalls and strengths of good language choice.
Don't forget your business cards for networking and books for the book drive!
About the Speaker
Merry Bruns is an online content strategist, editor, and trainer who focuses on communicating Web content to its audiences clearly and effectively. Producing and editing sites since 1995, she brings a background in communications and journalism to her work.
She teaches writing and editing for the Web to hundreds of students yearly nationwide, holding classes at Georgetown University, the National Press Club, and to companies in-house. Her clients have included the Social Security Administration, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Towers-Perrin, the American Chemical Society, the EPA, and many more.
As principal of ScienceSites Communications (http://www.sciencesitescom.com), she's produced sites for the National Institutes of Health, numerous science organizations, and business clients.
6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Registration and dinner
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Program
To be determined
STC members with advance registration: $10
DC WebWomen members with advance registration: $10
Student members or nonmember students with advance registration: $5
Walk-ins (without advance reservation): $15
Fig Leaf Software
1400 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Map and directions to Fig Leaf Software in Washington, DC.