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November 2004 event

Documentation Project Management Workshop

Event Summary

Thursday, 18 November 2004
6:00-9:00 p.m.
6:00-6:30 p.m. – Registration
6:30-7:30 p.m. – Dinner and Networking
7:30-9:00 p.m. – Workshop / Presentation
Directions are provided below.
ASET International Services Corporation
2009 N. 14th Street
Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 703-516-9266
2 blocks from the Courthouse Metro stop (Orange Metro line)
Fees are listed below.
Registration is required for this event and must be made by 5:00 p.m. Monday, 15 November 2004. To register, complete the online reservation form.

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About the Event

The Documentation Project Management Workshop, including the food, is being sponsored and hosted by ASET International Services Corporation.

ASET International Services Corporation is a premier translation, localization and conference interpreting services provider with an uncompromising commitment to quality, product performance and on-time delivery.

Now entering its second decade of distinguished service, ASET provides a full range of solutions for leading technology companies in technical documentation, software localization, Web and multimedia applications as well as conference interpreting services in over 100 languages.

The company's hallmark Quality Assurance Program and its unparalleled commitment to translation and technical quality have consistently produced one of the highest client satisfaction rates in the industry.

For more information about ASET International Services Corporation, please visit the company website at:

Workshop Description

This workshop covers project management basics, with a focus on managing documentation projects. Topics include initial project planning and research, developing estimates, assigning resources, project scheduling, monitoring the project, and contingency planning. This workshop includes demonstrations and hands-on exercises for participants. This workshop does not cover other aspects of management, such as personnel management or strategic planning. Various tools and techniques are discussed, and references for additional information are provided.

Who Should Attend?

  • Technical Communications professionals who want to gain basic project management knowledge or want to progress in their careers by developing management skills.
  • New managers who want to develop their project management skills
  • Seasoned managers who want to refresh their skills and participate in the discussion to share their perspectives.

About the Speaker

photo of Charles Fisher

Charles Fisher is the Documentation Manager at Datatel, Inc., a leading developer of information management solutions for higher education. He has almost 20 years of experience in the Technical Communication field, and eight years of management experience. He currently manages twelve technical communication professionals, who develop the information products that accompany Datatel's software. He manages and coordinates the documentation needs for as many as 60 concurrent software development projects.

In addition to his work at Datatel, Charles teaches courses in technical writing, software documentation, and written communication skills. He holds an MA in Professional Writing and an MS in Technology Management, both from George Mason University. He has presented workshops and sessions at many STC annual and regional conferences since 1991. He is an active member and Associate Fellow of the Society for Technical Communication. He has also held many positions at the Society level and within the Washington DC Chapter. He currently serves on the Society's Conference Advisory Committee.

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Sandwiches sponsored by ASET International Services Corporation. Select carnivorous or vegetarian on the reservation form.

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Confirmed present event volunteers **
Chapter officers and chapter nonevent volunteers
STC Members
Walk-ins (food and entrance are not guaranteed)
**Please contact the Events Committee Manager if you are interested in volunteering for this event to confirm your volunteer role. Only confirmed volunteers are eligible for the event volunteer rate.


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ASET International Services Corporation
2009 N. 14th Street
Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 703-516-9266

Map and directions to ASET International Services Corporation in Arlington, VA.

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