Embedded Indexing Workshop for Technical Communicators

Subject: Embedded Indexing Workshop for Technical Communicators
From: "Michael C. Rossa" <rossa -at- FLASH -dot- NET>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 1999 16:58:20 -0600

The South Central Chapter of the American Society of Indexers is pleased to
announce our Spring Meeting/Workshop, "Embedded Indexing and Electronic
Documents," to be held on Saturday, April 10, 1999 at the Radisson Hotel &
Suites Dallas, 2330 Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 75220.

We are excited to offer this valuable full-day workshop, led by Larry
Bonura, a well-known technical writer and indexer in the Dallas/Fort Worth
Metroplex.

Larry had this to say about the workshop:

"Many of us have to create our indexes using electronic publishing or help
authoring packages for online documents. Sometimes these packages can
present quite a challenge to getting the index out the door. This workshop
will discuss how to create embedded indexes--those indexes that have to be
created in an electronic publishing tool, using Word and FrameMaker. Also,
we'll look at using RoboHELP to create online documents with indexes."

Larry Bonura is the author of The Art of Indexing, published by John Wiley
& Sons, and teaches indexing seminars to technical documentation
specialists across the nation. He is a senior member of the Society for
Technical Communication (Lone Star Chapter) and the Region 5 STC Indexing
SIG regional representative. He is a technical writer and web designer who
has worked in the telecommunications, computer, database, and Internet
fields. Larry is also a member of the American Society of Indexers (South
Central Chapter).

SCHEDULE:

8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M.
Networking (Refreshments Included)

9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Embedded Indexing Workshop

12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Catered Lunch

1:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M.
Embedded Indexing Workshop Continues

3:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
South Central Chapter Business Meeting

COST:
Until March 26:
$65.00 (ASI member)
$80.00 (nonmember)

After March 26:
$75.00 (ASI member)
$90.00 (nonmember)

Registration includes the full-day workshop and a catered lunch, plus
morning and afternoon refreshments. Please make checks payable to "South
Central Chapter of ASI" and return to:

Laura Rustin
9731 Greenwillow
Houston, TX 77096
(713) 728-4473

If you register directly from this message to Laura Rustin, please indicate
your choice of regular meal or vegetarian.

LODGING:

The Radisson Hotel is offering reduced rates to workshop attendees. They
are $89 and $99 for single and double rooms, respectively. Be sure to
confirm these rates when making reservations.

Radisson Hotel & Suites Dallas, 2330 Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 75220,
(214) 351-4477, Worldwide Reservations (800) 333-3333

For more information or to receive a flier with registration form and
directions, please contact Mike Rossa at (972) 267-2537 or via e-mail at
<rossa -at- flash -dot- net>.

Mike Rossa

president-elect/program chair
South Central Chapter/ASI

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