It’s a wrap! This year’s International Conference on Technical Communication was a special one, as it was the first time we were holding it online. From this constraint came a fantastic opportunity, with an amazing panel of speakers, great interaction between attendees worldwide, and insightful discussions about evolutions of the discipline.
A lot of fun was had by all at the event, and to keep the momentum going here are the much awaited conference takeways:
- Presentations and resources mentioned are now available on the conference page: 9th International Conference on Technical Communication: Evolutions of the Discipline
- Quotes from the first networking session: What brings technical communicators together?
- Quotes from the second networking session: How will technical communication careers evolve?
- Bonus! The results of our survey: What have they become? Career evolutions after graduating in technical communication at Université de Paris.
- Attendee takeways:
Developing a network for professional development when STC or other organizations aren’t available
It’s important to have conversations with tech comm practitioners in different contexts/spaces. We can learn so much from each other that way
Listening to what’s happening in Europe in terms of research and industry was great!
Updating a layer instead of adding a layer = minimalism well defined
Rething what you’re going to create and design it in a smart way.
Alexandre’s notion of recycling.
It is great to bring together our research findings
I liked the concept of information literacy. We may not think of it whenever we’re crafting content.