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Two (inexpensive) May conferences in Portland of interest to tech writers
Subject:Two (inexpensive) May conferences in Portland of interest to tech writers From:Lois Patterson <loisrpatterson -at- gmail -dot- com> To:techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Mon, 3 Mar 2014 11:49:16 -0800
I'm not connected to either of these events, except that I have registered
as an attendee for each of them.
InfoCamp PDX - Although I haven't gone to the Portland version, I have gone
to Seattle and Berkeley InfoCamps. The audience tends to include some tech
writers, but also people in library science, content strategy, information
architecture, and related fields. May 3-4 this year.
Write the Docs - If you are interested in developer documentation and
working with developers to create documentation, and the technical aspects
of documentation infrastructure, this is a great conference to attend. Many
of the attendees are Python programmers who are passionate about open
source and good documentation for what they create. I attended last year,
and was very impressed. May 5-6 this year.