January STC PSC Events:
Make Passion Your Competitive Advantage, 1-17-09
The work you do has the potential to be an incredible source of energy and inspiration. Based on ‘The Occupational Adventure Guide,’ Curt Rosengren’s Passion Pursuit / Career Development model, this workshop gives you a nuts-and-bolts approach to consciously building passion into your career.
Saturday, January 17, 2009, 9 AM -12 PM, Digipen Institute, Redmond.
Cost: STC members – $25; non-members – $40; students – $10
Attend the Peer Review Awards Showcase, 1-29-09
Check out displays of all award-winning projects that are available for viewing throughout the evening. Meet with the project creators and find out about their work and processes for taking a quality technical project to the next level. Enjoy a light meal and network with other content developers.
Thursday, January 29, 2008, 6-8 PM, Bellevue Coast Hotel.
Join the STC PSC Facebook Group
With a Facebook profile, you can join the group STC PSC. Then you can network with other local STC members, keep informed with local events, and post your questions or opinions online.
Check out STC PSC’s job page
Looking for work? There are lots of new listings for jobs in the TC field on our Web site.
Events from Other Organizations:
Holiday Party, NSWA, 1-22-09
Northwest Science Writers Association is having a Holiday Party at the Aquarium. The party is open to NSWA members and non-members.
Thursday, January 22, 2009, 7-10 PM, Seattle Aquarium
Practitioner and Academic Relationships, STC, 1-28-09
“Why should we have a relationship with academics?” This was a question posed to me as I researched the attitudes of practitioners towards the academic community in New Zealand. It bears examination because a poor relationship between the academic and practitioner communities hurts our reputation, hinders knowledge transfer, and stifles progress. In this session I will use primary research on academic/practitioner relationships to report the value of membership organizations as a venue of knowledge exchange, question the value of traditional print publications, and champion the current TC Body of Knowledge Project. The report will open a discussion on how to grow our discipline’s reputation with more effective cooperation between our academic and practitioner communities.
For more information about STC-PS please contact:
Public Relations Chair
Society for Technical Communication, Puget Sound Chapter