News & Events

STC Tech Comm Brunch Social

Date: Saturday, March 23rd, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM

Join us at The Pickle Barrel Grand Yorkdale at 11 AM. This month features opportunities to volunteer: come out to chat with council members and discuss how to join, gain experience and get involved! Email to let us know you’re coming!

Pickle Barrel Grand
Yorkdale Shopping Centre
3401 Dufferin St
North York, ON M6A 2T9

Webinars and Training

STC Roundtable

For a limited time, STC is providing those who register now with a free monthly subscription to Roundtable. Each month, Roundtable members receive: over $400 worth of fresh, high-quality content; an engaged community; access to top experts in the field and timely, accurate and targeted resources.

An example month may include: a formal webinar led by the monthly curator or a selected expert; tools for implementing the information learned; a live Q&A on the monthly topic with selected experts moderated by the monthly curator; community connections, resources and more. This is a very cool opportunity for professional development, and a high value for STC members: register for free while you can.

English Localization: Forever Separated by that Common Language?

This Webinar features freelance translator and editor Karen Tkaczyk and discusses localization as it applies to technical writing, exploring varied modern English dialects.

  • Student Members: $29 USD
  • Members: $59 USD
  • Non-Members: $99 USD

Thursday, March 14 1:00-2:00 p.m: Click here to Register.

Seven Things a Technical Communicator Should Never Say

This Webinar is led by Barbara Giammona, Sr. Manager of Technical Publications and Communications at Schneider Electronic Process Automations, and promotes an innovative, forward thinking, team approach to Technical Communication.

  • Student Members: $29 USD
  • Members: $59 USD
  • Non-Members: $99 USD

Wednesday, March 20 2:00-3:00 p.m: Click here to Register.

Working with SMEs: Putting the “Communication” in your SME Interviews

This Webinar, lead by Julie Dwyer, Lead Technical Writer at Cisco Systems, Inc. will discuss strategies to plan your interview, create an environment for productive discussions, ask effective questions, and stay focused on the customer through it all. Whether you’re new to the field or a seasoned writer, join this webinar for some communication inspiration.

  • Student Members: $29 USD
  • Members: $59 USD
  • Non-Members: $99 USD

Wednesday, March 27 2:00-3:00 p.m: Click here to Register.

Ongoing Events

STC Toronto Networking Brunch

Networking brunches happen on the fourth Saturday of each month (except December). There is no fee to attend, but you must pay for your own food and drink. This is a friendly networking event, and non-members are welcome to drop in. (Don’t forget to bring business cards!)  We ask that you please RSVP so we can confirm seating with the restaurant.

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Free Webinar: Exclusive STC Member SmartDocs Demo

Click here to register for this exclusive STC Webinar and experience the power of Content Reuse and Content Management in MS Word. Those who attend this free webinar are entered for a chance to win free registration to the STC 2019 Technical Communication Summit!

Exclusive SmartDocs Webinar: Wednesday, March 6 12:00-1:00pm

Webinar: Professional Technical Writer Skills for Improving your Work Process with Data Science Support

This webinar featuring Tara Carson from Pfizer, Inc. will include tips for using skills in technical writing to improve work performance, efficacy, and interfacing with SMEs and other professionals based on scientific evidence. 

  • Student Members: $29 USD 
  • Members: $59 USD 
  • Non-Members: $99 USD 

Wednesday, March 6, 2:00-3:00 p.m: Click here to Register.

Online Course: Introductory Markup and Scripting with HTML and CSS

Register now for the six session online course beginning this March 5 at 2 p.m., taught by Dr. Craig Baehr (Professor of Technical Communication, Texas Tech University). This course will introduce participants to introductory markup and scripting with HTML and CSS. It will also introduce students to readings, resources, and tools available to help develop basic coding skills through practice. Click here for full course details.

  • Student Members: $295 USD
  • Members: $595 USD
  • Non-Members: $995 USD

Begins March 5 at 2 p.m: click here to Register.