STC Internationalization Seminar

Subject: STC Internationalization Seminar
From: "Usability Expertise Center ph.603.881.2430" <raven -at- USABLE -dot- ENET -dot- DEC -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 1994 08:57:38 EST

Techwr-l readers:
Attached is an announcement of a 1-day seminar on
Internationalization. It takes place in southern New Hampshire.Please
feel free to forward to any interested people.
Mary Beth Raven
2nd VP of the Northern New England STC Chapter
Raven -at- usable -dot- dec -dot- com



Getting Started in Worldwise Technical Communication

Nancy Hoft of International Technical Communication Services
and Marcia Sweezey of Digital Equipment Corporation will be
conducting a seminar on the internationalization and
localization of user information. Internationalization is the
process of creating products that can be used in multiple
localities or that can be easily adapted (localized) for such
use. The seminar includes a basic overview and introduction to
internationalization and localization and some fun exercises.

Who Should Attend:
* Technical Writers, Graphic Artists, Technical Editors,
* Supervisors, Instructional Designers
* People who want some new solutions to
* User Interface Designers
* Writers who write on-line material

The seminar includes sessions on the following:
Working with Translators
Designing pages for Internationalization
Designing graphics for Internationalization
Writing for Internationalization
Managing projects from the perspective of internationalization
and localization


Date: Saturday, April 23 1993
Time: 9:30-4:00
Place: Hampshire Hills, Milford NH


Seminar Registration Fee:
STC Members $40
Nonmembers $45
Please make your check payable to the NNE - STC. Mail your
registration form with payment before April 15 to Joe McGuire
at 117 Hill Road, Groton, MA, 01450-1690

Lunch will be provided. There will be morning and afternoon
coffee breaks.


Daytime phone:
Evening phone:


From the South, take Route 3 north to Exit 7W (101A west).
Follow 101A through Nashua and Amherst. About 6 miles from
exit 7W there will be a Walmart on your left. Continue on
101A past a Shaw's supermarket in Lorden Plaza on the right,
a Dunkin Donuts, and a car wash. Then on the right is the
White Horse Tavern.
Directly across from the White Horse Tavern, turn left onto
Ponemah Hill Road.
Follow Ponemah Hill road over half a mile, then turn right
onto Emerson Road. Hampshire Hills is about a third of a
mile down the road. There is a big green and white sign. If
you need more specific directions, contact Hampshire Hills
at 603.673.7123.


Nancy Hoft consults with companies on how to internationalize
and localize their technical communication products. She
teaches workshops on international technical communication.
She is a Novell Certified NetWare Engineer (CNE). Nancy serves
on two STC committees and manages the International SIG of the
NNE Chapter. She is also the co-manager of the STC worldwide
International Professional Interest Committee. She is
currently writing a book on international technical

Marcia Sweezey initiated the first comprehensive
internationalization program for the members of the worldwide
information and localization communities of Digital Equipment
Corporation. She co-authored the book Developing International
User Information as well as Digital's internal standards for
development of international products. Marcia provides
consulting services to managers and contributors from around
the globe and is a contributor on a worldwide service
globalization program team.

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