Upcoming Program March 12: Technical Writing: Passion and Purpose

We all need passion and purpose in life, whether we’re going for a degree, getting started with a career, or working as an experienced technical writer. In this program, Dave Robbins pulls from his decades of experience in the field to share career insights focused on putting users first. He’ll provide examples of documentation and user help, and you’ll gain some helpful perspectives about technical writing.

Please register by Monday, March 11.

When

Tuesday, March 12

  • 6:30 pm: Networking and light refreshments
  • 7:00 pm: Presentation

Where

Washtenaw Community College
Crain Liberal Arts and Science Building, room LA 369
4800 E Huron River Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Driving directions • • • Campus map and room locator

Cost

  • Students: free with ID
  • STC Members: $10
  • Non-members: $20

About Our Speaker

Dave Robbins has worked as a technical writer for longer than he cares to admit having spent over 20 years with Unisys Corporation and nearly a decade with GE after starting out as a geologist.  He’s developed machine operation guides, software installation guides, user help, and innovative product aids that incorporated digital video.  He has experience in the check processing and manufacturing industries with a passion for helping people to get their job done.  Dave’s been honored to share three STC Distinguished Awards and an STC Chapter Best of Show Award, which he owes to collaboration and support from great coworkers.