Adobe Tech Comm Tools Certificate Workshop at the STC Technical Communication Summit 2016

[Guest Post] “Saddle up for a FREE workshop event from Adobe at #STC2016!” by Danielle M. Villegas

What? You say this Adobe Workshop is free? Then I reckon I oughta sign up now....

What? You say this Adobe Workshop is free?
Then I reckon I oughta sign up now …

While I was unable to go to the STC Summit last year, I am looking forward to going to Anaheim this year to not only being a presenter at the STC Summit, but also to learn and connect with other technical communicators again!

I realized that one of the events I’ve always liked attending is the Adobe pre-conference event. They always have great information to share. However–what’s this? No Adobe Day this year? Nope. But wait … there’s something better.

That’s right! Saddle up, and gain some skills through this FREE Adobe Tech Comm Tools Workshop! This looks like a great event, cowboys and cowgirls! There are industry leaders leading the workshop, you earn a certificate for participating (which you can include on your resume, it’s that good), and lunch and snacks are included in the afternoon. And did I mention it’s free? Who says you can’t get a free lunch AND a free certificate? Evidently not Adobe!

Adobe Tech Comm Tools Certificate Workshop at the STC Technical

Oh, did I also mention that even if you can’t attend to earn the certificate, you can still follow along on my Twitter feed found at @techcommgeekmom that day, as I’ll be tweeting highlights of the event for all who come to the Twitter corral!

If you don't comply, you can't register. But these are easy terms to deal with, Sheriff.

If you don’t comply, you can’t register.
But these are easy terms to deal with, Sheriff.

Now, there are some caveats in registering, namely that you have to bring your laptop, and download the Adobe Tech Comm Suite Release 2015 Trial Version (if you don’t already have the full version). Other than that, it should be like riding into the sunset.

This is a great opportunity for those who would like to either get to know the Tech Comm Suite better, or brush up on some skills. Space is limited so you should register as soon as possible to get your seat on this great event!

(My apologies to those who are more sci-fi savvy for mixing my space westerns together. Firefly and Cowboys and Aliens were the first things I thought of!)


Note from the editor:

This guest blog post was originally posted by Danielle M. Villegas aka “TechCommGeekMom” here.

The Adobe Tech Comm Tools Certificate Workshop at the STC Technical Communication Summit 2016 on Sunday, May 15 will take place in the Anaheim Marriott hotel. Four Tech Comm specialists will host the certificate workshops:

  • Content creation, reuse, and publishing to everyone on every device! (Bernard Aschwanden)
  • Wading through content without getting drowned (John Daigle)
  • Fusing Technologies – Blending Captivate demonstrations with Adobe RoboHelp (Rick Stone)
  • Create and publish DITA-based technical documentation with FrameMaker (Stefan Gentz)

Make sure to register here in time if you want to attend and get a certificate.

Danielle M. Villegas

Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who has most recently worked with International Refugee Committee (IRC), MetLife, Novo Nordisk, and BASF North America, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. She is also an adjunct instructor at NJIT, and has he own consultancy, Dair Communications. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, the Institute for Scientific and Technical Communication (ISTC)’s TCUK conference, and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for Adobe, STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, The Content Wrangler, and InSyncTraining as well. You can also follow Danielle on Twitter: @techcommgeekmom

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