Region 5 Conference Announcement

Subject: Region 5 Conference Announcement
From: Daniel John Brinegar <6545 -at- EF -dot- GC -dot- MARICOPA -dot- EDU>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 1993 09:32:45 -0700

Please respond to: Dan BRINEGAR <6545 -at- ef -dot- gc -dot- maricopa -dot- edu>
Joan Bahamonde <Joan -dot- BAHAMONDE -at- asu -dot- edu>
-or- Cathleen Cunningham <406 -at- ef -dot- gc -dot- maricopa -dot- edu>
The Phoenix Chapter of STC invites you to:
October 14 - 16, 1993

Move Your Career Into High Gear -
Come to the Society for Technical Communication Region 5 Conference
October 15 and 16, 1993 at the Scottsdale, Arizona Hilton Resort and Spa

Welcome to Scottsdale -
Come to the Region 5 Conference Oct. 15 and 16 in the beautiful resort
community of Scottsdale. Network, learn, and play with your fellow STC
members from seven states!
The conference will feature some of the most dynamic communicators in the
industry today. During your information-packed stay
in Scottsdale, you will have opportunities to golf, play tennis, or enjoy
the unique sights of the Sonoran Desert.

Selected Topics:
* Virtual reality-Trish Russo
* Value added technical communication JoAnn Hackos
* Championing change-Lance Dublin
* Performance support systems-Lance Dublin
* CD-ROM publication and authoring-Don Rogers
* Information mapping-Cassandra Brady
* Re-engineering organizational monsters-Emily Sopensky and
Laurie Modrey
* How to find out practically anything fast-Alan Korwin
* Visual and graphic communication-Elena Bullard

The Speakers:

JoAnn Hackos * Dr. Hackos is internationally recognized for her
expertise in document management and design. She is
president of Comtech Services, a national technical
communications firm based in Denver and San Jose.
Dr. Hackos was STC's international president in 1992-93.

Lance E. Dublin * Dublin is the chairman and CEO of The Dublin Group, Inc.,
a company he founded in 1984 to improve human
performance. He is a nationally recognized leader in the
design, development and delivery of custom communications
and learning solutions.

Trish Russo * Russo develops multimedia instructional material
at the University of Dayton Research Institute Armstrong
Laboratory at Williams Air Force Base. A photographer
and graphic artist, she is responsible for the design
of multimedia visualization training environments
for the laboratory's virtual reality research.

A. Binion
Amerson, Jr. * A writer and editor of scientific, medical, and technical
material for 30 years, Amerson is a senior technical
writer for OpenConnect Systems in Dallas. He is the new
Region 5 Director-Sponsor.

Emily Sopensky * Sopensky is a freelance writer and publications consultant
with more than 20 year's experience working with such
companies as IBM, Texas Instruments, Tandem Computers,
small start-ups, and federal and state government

Laurie Modrey * Modrey has more than 20 year's experience as a writer,
editor, and instructor. She is an editor for
SEMATECH's Technology Transfer group.

Cass Brady * Brady will describe the Information Mapping Method, a
proprietary, research-based methodology for
analyzing, organizing, and presenting information.

Alan Korwin * Korwin, a Phoenix Chapter STC senior member, is a
professional writer and management consultant.
Widely published and a frequent talk-show guest, he is
board chairman of the Arizona Book Publishing Association
and on the board of the STC national publicity

Don Rogers * Rogers is Southwest Area Manager for Dataware
Technologies, the world's largest supplier of
products and services for CD-ROM application development.
Rogers has been intimately involved in the growth of
CD-ROM as an accepted delivery mechanism for technical

Elena F. Bullard * Bullard teaches graphic communication and desktop video
at the Arizona State University Department of
Manufacturing and Industrial Technology. She has done
intensive research on graphic communication, and her work
has been published on CD-ROM distributed by Apple

This list is a sample of the speakers who will appear at the Region 5

The Schedule:

Thursday (Oct. 14) A preconference welcome sponsored by the Phoenix
Chapter of STC. Help us celebrate our 30th anniversary and Technical
Communication Week!
Friday (Oct. 15) Registration and coffee;
Director-Sponsor welcome; Keynote speech; Breakout sessions; Lunch; Breakout
sessions; Exhibits; Wild West Dinner (optional)
Saturday (Oct. 16) Breakfast; Virtual Reality; Championing Change; Lunch;
(optional) Chapter Leaders Workshop (optional, open to all members)

Travel Notes:
The Scottsdale Hilton is 15 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Call
SuperShuttle from a courtesy phone in the terminal. One-way fare is
approximately $10.

The cost for the Region 5 Conference is $75 for members and $85 for
nonmembers. An optional Leader's workshop, which is open to all members,
is an additional $15.
The price for attending Saturday only is $35 for members, and $45 for
Students attend for half price with school ID.

For more information, call: Myna Frestedt (602) 497-8828
Pete Daniels (602) 789-5801
Freya Winsberg (602) 438-8505
Scottsdale Hilton (602) 948-7750
(800) 528-3119
e-mail: Dan Brinegar <>
Cathleen Cunningham <406 -at- ef -dot- gc -dot- maricopa -dot- edu>
Joan Bahamonde <Joan -dot- bahamonde -at- asu -dot- edu>

Brochure Design by Cathleen Cunningham
Copy by Carl Young
Thanks to Motorola Computer Group and Honeywell for printing and mailing

Region 5 Conference

Fill out one form per person (feel free to photocopy). Enclose a check
payable to STC-Phoenix Chapter. Mail to STC Region 5 Conference, c/o Myna
Frestedt, 1020 W. Encinas, Gilbert, AZ 85233. An envelope containing this
form and your check must be postmarked by Sept. 30, 1993. Add a $10 fee for
walk-in and late mail registration. Full-time students may attend for half
price, but must present a valid ID at registration.

Job title____________________________________
State and ZIP_________________________________
Name for badge___________________________

[ ] Full Conference (October 14 - 16) Member, $75; Nonmember $85
[ ] Saturday ONLY (October 16) Member, $35; Nonmember $45
[ ] Friday ONLY (October 15) Member, $35; Nonmember $45
[ ] Leaders' Workshop (Saturday) Member, $15
[ ] Student Price (With School ID) [ ] Oct 14-16 $37.50
[ ] Fri or Sat ONLY $17.50
[ ] Please send me STC membership information.

Where to Stay:
To reserve a room, call the Scottsdale Hilton Resort and Spa,
(602) 948-7750 (800) 528-3119 Mention the STC Region 5
conference by Sept. 14 and get these rates: Single $85, Double $95 and
Suite $110


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