Tag: conference

  • TCANZ Conference 2012

    TCANZ Conference 2012

    This October, I had the pleasure of participating in a professional development conference with the Technical Communicators Association of New Zealand. I’ve been involved with TCANZ for eleven years, seven years as a member, two years as Wellington Branch Coordinator, and two years as Vice President. Along with assisting Adam Shelton with publicity, I was…

  • Busy Springtime: TCANZ Conference, Plain English Awards

    Busy Springtime: TCANZ Conference, Plain English Awards

    A quick note as part of a busy springtime here in New Zealand. I’m very honored to be a judge of the New Zealand Plain English Awards. Last year, I judged several categories, and had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Neil James of the Plain English Foundation in Sydney. This year, us judges will be…

  • Thoughts on NetHui 2012

    Thoughts on NetHui 2012

    NetHui 2012 was one of the liveliest and most engaging conferences I’ve ever attended. NetHui is supposed to be a space for people of different backgrounds to come together and discuss¬† Internet issues in New Zealand.¬† Plenty of IT movers and shakers were there, along with lawyers, Creative Commons representatives, teachers, health care professionals, and…