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Saturday, October 23, 1993
STC Region 2 Conference: "Technical Communication in the 90s: Tactics to Survive and Thrive"
About the Event
The conference day begins at 7:30 a.m. with registration and a continental breakfast. The sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. Speakers and topics include:
- Annette Reilly, STC President: Welcoming Remarks
- Saul Carliner, STC Second Vice President: Looking Ahead to the Future
- Jim Martin, President, Martin Information Services: Interactive Technical Communication
- Bill Stolgitis, STC Executive Director: STC Annual Report
- Janice King, MarketTech: Achieving Success as a High-Tech Marketing Writer
The conference will also feature three small-group discussion sessions on topics such as the following:
- Advanced Technology
- What Employers are Looking for in the 1990s
- Moving into Contracting
- Online Writing
- The Internet
The conference ends at 5:00 p.m. with a cash bar chatting session, where you can relax with friends and enjoy light hors d'ouevres.
Don't forget your business cards!
Conference Brochures will be mailed to all Region 2 STC members in early September. To register for the conference, fill out the registration card in the brochure and return it to the address indicated. If you are not an STC member and would like to receive a brochure or register for the conference, please respond directly to me. If you responded to my earlier announcement about the Region 2 conference, there is no need to respond again.
The hotel is located at 2660 Woodley Road, at the corner of Connecticut Avenue and Woodley Road in Northwest Washington DC. The hotel is less than a block away from the Woodley Park Metro station on the Red Line of Washington's MetroRail system. Directions will be sent with your registration confirmation.
A small block of rooms has been reserved for attendees who wish to arrive the night before the conference or stay in Washington the evening following the conference. Special room rates are as follows: Single or Double: $89.00
Each room is subject to District of Columbia sales tax of 11% and an occupancy tax of $1.50.
Please make your sleeping room reservations directly with the hotel by calling (202) 328-2900. Mention that you are attending the STC Region 2 conference to get the special rate. To ensure rates and availability, please make your reservations by September 22, 1993. The hotel has many other functions happening the weekend of the Region 2 conference, and neither the STC nor the hotel can guarantee room availability after that date.
7:30-8:30 a.m. - Registration and continental breakfast
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. - Conference sessions
5 p.m. - Networking and cash bar
$45.00 for members and non-members and $15 for students and retired STC members
- Continental breakfast
- Coffee, tea
- Light hors d'ouevres after 5:00 p.m.
- Cash bar
Sheraton Washington DC Hotel
2660 Woodley Road
Washington, DC 20008