Chennai STC India Chapter – Regional Conference – Sep 19, 2009 @ IIT Madras

The India chapter of Society for Technical Communication (STC) is organizing a One-day Regional Conference in Chennai on September 19, 2009 (Saturday).

Schedule for the event

09:00 AM to 09:30 AM – Registrations
09:30 AM to 10:00 AM – Welcome Speech
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM – Documentation Metrics – Tharoor Gopalakrishnan
11.15 AM to 11.30 AM – Break
11:30 AM to 12:45 PM – Being Successful Technical Writer – Manish Mohan
12:45 PM to 02:00 PM – Lunch
02:00 PM to 03:15 PM – Knowledge Management – Speaker to be announced soon.
03.15 PM to 03.30 PM – Break
03:30 PM to 05:00 PM – To be announced soon.

About the Session & Speakers

Tharoor Gopalakrishnan

Documentation Metrics: An overview on the parameters that add value in terms of quality of the document, the writer and the overall productivity in terms of completing the task.

Tharoor Gopalakrishnan was in Technical Writing for the last 8 years before he moved to Software Quality – Delivery Assurance. Prior to this he has been with the training industry for more than a decade. The need to share the learning is being channeled through the Regional Conference.

Manish Mohan

Being Successful Technical Writer – What does it take to succeed as a technical writer? What skills and traits are companies looking for in a technical writer? This session shares some perspectives for succeeding as a technical writer. This session will discuss skills companies look for in a technical writer, how to be successful in managing technical writing projects and career options as a technical writer.

Manish Mohan heads the content development at Element K, Chennai. He has been in the content development industry for more than 17 years and has held management and leadership positions managing large multi-functional teams. Manish started as an instructional designer and has successfully managed many large projects. Manish is actively involved in recruiting and managing instructional designers and technical writers.

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The workshop will be held at IIT Madras, Guindy, Chennai.

To reach the venue, use the following link on Google Maps:

We would send an updated email with exact auditorium details later.

Directions to reach the venue
IIT Madras is located next to the Cancer Institute Adyar.

Participation Fee
Free for STC members
Rs.150/- for non-STC members

How to register for the event

Please visit the following hyperlink to register for the event:

You can pay the registration fees directly at the venue.

Registrations close on September 15, 2009
If you have any queries, please write to me at Please do not discuss this event on the mailing list.

Thanks and Regards
Saravanan Manoharan
Chennai City Representative
STC India Chapter

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