Boston Broadside
September/October 2003
Vol. 61,  No. 1
 Newsletter of the Boston Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication

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Copyright © STC Boston 2003

Announcements and Activities

Register to enter, judge, or participate in the STC competitions. Check out http://stc-boston.org/competitions/index.shtml and spread the word.

Come to an upcoming program or workshop. Watch for upcoming events at http://stc-boston.org/programs/chapterevents.shtml.

Looking to hire somebody? Check out the Member Profile page at http://stc-boston.org/resumes/profilelist.shtml. Looking for a job? Submit a profile and browse current openings on the Job Bank page at http://stc-boston.org/jobbank/bank.shtml. You will need your STC member id and password to log in.

Get involved in the Chapter's activities at http://stc-boston.org/chapter-info/jobs/volunteers.shtml.

Boston Chapter Happenings

Thursday, September 18: The Online Information Special Interest Group will host Neil Perlin, one of STC-Boston's most accomplished and active presenters, who will talk about XML tools for Word. To register for the meeting in advance, go to http://stc-boston.org/sigs/edoc.shtml.

Friday, September 19: Registration for entries in the Publications competition closes.

Friday, October 3: Registration for entries in the Art and Online competitions close.

Monday, October 6: The Idea Watch Special Interest Group will hold a program on Single-sourcing. Visit http://stc-boston.org/sigs/ideawatch.shtml to register for the event and link to the reading material. For more information about this SIG, visit http://www.ideawatch.org/.

Tuesday, October 7: The Consulting and Independent Contractor Special Interest Group will conduct an open forum to discuss rates, making job contacts, self-employment concerns, marketing techniques, agents vs. working independently, and exchanging job leads and referral sources. See http://stc-boston.org/sigs/contractors.shtml for more information.

Wednesday, October 15: 50th Birthday Party, STC to the Movies. Learn more and register at http://stc-boston.org/programs/programs.shtml.

Other Upcoming Events

September 30: Boston IA has a program on "Using Style Sheets for Web Accessibility." Visit http://www.boston-ia.org/meetings.html for further details.

October 1: WITI (Women in Technology International) has a program coming titled "Women Leading Reinvention and Innovation." Visit http://www.witi.com/boston/meeting.php?id=1613 for more information.

October 6-7: The Documentation & Training 2003 conference will be held at Boston University. The cost for the two-day conference is $599, and includes 32 sessions, 2 keynotes, food/reception, and materials. Visit http://www.doctrain.com or http://www.doctrain.com/pdf/doctrain2003.pdf.

October 8: The Central Massachusetts chapter of ASTD will have a program on "Needs Assessment: Are you meeting the training needs of your clients?" at the Holy Cross College in Worcester. Visit http://www.cmastd.org/Meetings.htm.

October 14: ISPI will hold a program on "Coaching: Real Life Stories." See http://www.mass-ispi.org/ for more information.

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