STC Regional Student Conference

13th Annual STC Regional Student Conference

Saturday, March 21, 2015 Missouri State University Plaster Student Union 313

8:15-8:45
Check-in and Continental Breakfast
8:45-9:25
The Value of History for Technical Communication

Elizabeth Tebeaux, Professor of English, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

9:30-10:10
Applying Rhetorical Principles to Visuals

Sandi Harner, Senior Professor of Technical Communication, Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH

10:20-10:45
Working in Social Media: Beyond Tweets, Likes, and Hashtags

Fawn Rechkemmer, Freelance Writer & Social Media Consultant, Springfield, MO

10:50-11:30
Process Mapping and Procedural Documentation Strategies

Erik Renth, Training & Compliance Coordinator, FreightCar, Chicago, IL

11:35-12:15
Content Strategy as a New Field for Technical and Professional Writers

Nick Carrington, Instructor of Professional Writing & Information Design, Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH

12:15-1:30
Lunch & Poster Session PSU 400

1:30-2:10
Making Connections in the Corporate World

Matt Frauenhoffer, Senior Manager of Research & Innovation Communications, Express Scripts, St. Louis, MO

2:15-2:55
You Are More Powerful Than You Think: Broadening the Context for Technical Writing

Jamie Conklin, Associate Professor, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

3:05-3:45
Taking the Medical Global: An Introduction to Health and Medical Communication in Global Contexts

Kirk St. Amant, Professor of Technical and Professional Communication and of International Studies, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

3:50-4:30
So a Technical Writer and an Instructional Designer Walk into a Bar . . .

Zach Carnagey, Online Instructional Designer, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN