The Academic SIG leadership team discusses the processes of putting together the Partnerships for Professionalism Pre-Conference workshop at last Fall's CPTSC conference in the January issue of Intercom,"STC Academic SIG Hosts Partnership Preconference at CPTSC".
The article includes the lessons learned by the Academic SIG as they developed their first ever-preconference, and the logistics of using a hybrid presentation format.
Presentations by Jim Dubinsky (“Cross-Organizational Collaborations”) and Hillary Hart (“Professionalizing the Field Can be Good for All of Us”) are now archived on the Partnerships for Professionalism – STC Academic SIG at CPTSC page..
Presentations by Charles Fisher ("The Certified Professional Technical Communicator") and Dan Voss ("Industry and Academe: The Grass Can Be Greener if We Work Together", "There's Virtue in Virtual or An Old Dinosaur Can Learn New Tricks") are now archived on the Partnerships for Professionalism - STC Academic SIG at CPTSC page.
Partnerships for Professionalism: Connecting Practitioners, Educators, and Students
Hosted by the STC Academic Special Interest Group
Please join the Academic Special Interest Group of the STC on Thursday, October 6 for a pre-conference workshop immediately preceding the 2011 annual conference of the Council of Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication. This is an exciting new venture that will facilitate an active exchange between STC and CPTSC.
|When:||Thursday, October 6, from 8:30am to 4:15pm|
|Where:||James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia.|
|Location:||Festival Conference Center, Rooms 2 and 3|
|Deadline:||Friday, September 23|
This workshop features two keynote addresses, four one-hour panels, and excellent cuisine. Program topics are listed below and will include the opportunity for discussion across the industry/academy boundaries:
- Certification and Assessment
- Virtual Mentoring and Internships
- Partnership Program and Cross-Organizational Collaborations
- Social Networking and Technical Communication
- Making Collaboration a Priority
Our keynote speakers will be:
- Dr. Hillary Hart, University of Texas, The STC Academic Keynote Speaker
- Mr. Dan Voss, Lockheed Martin, The Lockheed Martin Industry Keynote Speaker
You may register for this free workshop in one of two ways. If you are attending the CPTSC conference, please just check the Workshop box on the registration site when you register for CPTSC. If you are not planning to attend CPTSC, you may register for only the workshop by going to to our registration page. We ask for these registrations so that we can be sure to provide breakfast and lunch for the right number of people. Space is limited