TECHWR-L Premium Jobs, Events, and Announcements

Subject: TECHWR-L Premium Jobs, Events, and Announcements
From: TECHWR-L Listowner <admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com>
To: archive -at- infoinfocus -dot- com
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2007 02:05:04 -0700 (MST)

Posted on
Friday, March 2, 2007
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WebSeminar: Converting Legacy Documents to FrameMaker
CONFERENCE: DITA Documentation and Training, Vancouver
Call for Speakers: LavaCon 2007

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WebSeminar: Converting Legacy Documents to FrameMaker.
Are you a FrameMaker user who inherited legacy files in MS
Word format from another department or are you a MS Word
user who is contemplating an upgrade to FrameMaker?

If you said yes - then this course is definitely right for
you. Join us for a live WebSeminar on Converting Legacy
Documents to FrameMaker.

WebSeminar: Converting Legacy Documents to FrameMaker
Date: Thursday, March 29th, 2007
Time: 11:00 am 1:00 pm PDT
Where: Your desktop
Register at: http://www.translate.com
Cost: $149.00 (enter promo code TECHWR and
receive $50 off your registration)

This two hour online course covers the fundamentals of
preparing Microsoft Word documents for conversion and best
practices for correcting the imported content and formatting
in FrameMaker, including:

Quickly locating styles that need retagging after
conversion
Using advanced search features during reformatting
Efficient tools for correcting converted tables
Converting embedded bitmapped graphics to
externally referenced files (reducing document size)
Capturing vector graphics created with Microsoft Word
drawing tools and converting them to external graphics with
editable vectors and editable text

Click the following link to view the full course outline:
http://www.translate.com/services/
ct_course_prep_legacy_files_for_conversion_to_framemaker.
html

Course attendees receive a free FrameMaker plug-in that
automatically converts the first row of each table to a
header row, a Best Practices document on converting legacy
files, training materials, and a recording of the training
session. Because the course assumes some knowledge of
FrameMaker, ENLASO will hold a complimentary one-hour
overview of FrameMaker online the day before the course, for
attendees who need more background on FrameMaker.
Attendees will also be invited to submit a short problem
Microsoft Word document to the instructor before the
WebSeminar, so actual real-world examples can be used
during the online training.

For additional information, contact:
Chris Raulf, ENLASO Corporation, at
(303) 516-0857 x103
or by e-mail at craulf -at- translate -dot- com
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CONFERENCE: DITA Documentation and Training, Vancouver

Interested in DITA? Plan to attend the Documentation and
Training Conference in Vancouver this April 18-21, 2007. We've
got the following DITA-centric presentations and workshops lined
up for you (and much more!)

1) Task analysis and information modeling for DITA
- Speaker: Alan Houser
http://www.doctrain.com/index.php/site/program/42/

2) Demystifying DITA: An Introduction to the Darwin Information
Typing Architecture - Speaker: Bernard Aschwanden
http://www.doctrain.com/index.php/site/program/29/

3) S1000D and DITA: Bridging the Gap between Exchange Standards
and Usable Content - Speaker: Joe Gollner
http://www.doctrain.com/index.php/site/program/56/

4) Using DITA to Improve the Customer Experience - Speaker: Jerry
Silver
http://www.doctrain.com/index.php/site/program/40/

DOCUMENTATION & TRAINING: THE USER EXPERIENCE
APR 18-21, 2007 ~ Vancouver BC
Learn more: http://www.doctrain.com

See you in Vancouver!

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Call for Speakers: LavaCon 2007
LavaCon and the Greater New Orleans chapter
of the Project Management Institute will be
co-hosting a professional development
summit October 28-30, 2007 in
New Orleans, LA and are now accepting
speaker proposals.

Submission guidelines available on the
conference website:
www.lavacon.org

See you in New Orleans!
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