Here's more information about the tcworld India executive conference, which will be held on November 16, 2012 at the Ista Hotels, MG Road, Bangalore.
The executive conference, which is targeted at leads/managers/directors in the industry, is a precursor to the main tcworld India conference, which will held in February 2013 from 20-22. Note that tcworld India is an Indian version of the "tcworld" conference, which is the world's biggest conference for technical communication professionals. For information about tcworld (Germany), watch this nice movie on youtube here:
Here's a quick reminder. Please register before October 12. Many of
you have sent in your registration requests. Thanks for doing that.
We can accommodate 5-6 more participants for the Webex session. The
Webex session is not for Bangalore-based technical writers.
For Bangalore-based technical writers, we can accommodate a few more
participants (maybe 8-10 more) for the in-person sessions. For venue
information and directions, see my previous announcement message
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Inviting Technical Writing Companies, Professionals, Trainers to Tekom Certification Workshop on 22nd OctoberSubmitted by Anonymous on Fri, 10/15/2010 - 17:28
A few weeks ago, I posted a message to this list about Tekom
certification for India-based technical writers (aspiring and
We're organizing an interactive workshop on 22nd October in Bangalore
to learn about the following:
* Certification opportunity for professionals
* Certification opportunity for trainers
* Business opportunity for companies and trainers
If you are not in Bangalore, no problem. Just send a message to Akash
(firstname.lastname@example.org) or to me off-list. We will send you dial-in
Target audience for the workshop:
Need Ideas: "Indian Pavilion" in Europe - Milestone in the History of Indian Technical CommunicationSubmitted by Anonymous on Mon, 07/19/2010 - 15:50
Here's an announcement and request. We need your ideas. Please chime
in with your ideas and suggestions.
On behalf of the TWIN team of volunteers, I'm pleased to let you know that we're playing an active role this year at the tcworld conference organized by Europe's largest association tekom (www.tekom.de). For information about tekom, see http://tekom.de/index_neu.jsp?.
The tcworld conference is perhaps one of the biggest technical communication conferences in the world. When it comes to trade fairs related to technical communication, it's probably the biggest. See
As you know, TWIN is gradually expanding the scope of its activities
and initiatives. As we start more and more new initiatives, we need
many volunteers to run and manage TWIN's activities in different parts
of the country. At the moment, we have a core set of volunteers in
Bangalore, so we are organizing a slew of events and initiatives in
Bangalore. However, we are also organizing many webinars and
contests, which benefit everyone in this huge community.
We now need an enthusiastic team of volunteers to play the role of
Free Webinar on Author-it Aspect and Author-it Cloud Offering on April 28 at 5 PM (Speaker - Paul Trotter, Founder and CEO)Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 04/21/2010 - 09:56
As part of the TWIN webinar series, we are announcing a special
webinar on Author-it Aspect, a new product from Author-it. This
webinar is happening on April 28th at 5 PM India time. The webinar
also introduces Author-it cloud, which is unique and interesting.
This is based on the cloud computing/SaaS model. It will be
interesting to *see* an enterprise authoring platform and content
management system in a *cloud*:-) No, you do not need binoculars or
telescopes. All you need is a computer with a good Internet
I'm pleased to announce that Author-it, a leading enterprise authoring
platform and content management system company, is offering a special,
unbelievable **90%** discount on its software licenses to the TWIN
This is perhaps the first time we're seeing a large discount being
offered to the Indian technical writing community. Note that you do
NOT have to pay anything to avail this special discount. All you need
is a basic TWIN membership (mailing list or portal), which is free, as
you all know.
The conditions are as follows:
The upcoming Collaboration 2.0 conference of TWIN will give employers and job seekers an opportunity to connect @ the TWIN Hiring Junction, a dedicated stall where companies can advertise job opportunities for technical communicators for FREE!
Here are some of the key benefits:
* You'll get to meet over 100 technical communicators at the conference.
* You can stick two A3-size posters or one A2-size poster in the stall.
* You can deploy one representative to answer questions, if any.
* It's FREE.
For Job Seekers
As announced earlier, this 1-day conference will focus on different
aspects of Collaboration. This event is aptly named "Collaboration
2.0" - thanks to Akash for coining this catchy phrase!
Needless to say, you do NOT need to pay to register for this event.
That's one of the wonderful things about the TWIN community. This
event is sponsored by Oracle, Server Technologies Information
The conference will be held on 15th May at The ITC Windsor,
Bangalore. To register for this event, please write to Venkat at
email@example.com right away.
Here's more information about the first-ever TWIN-IE academic event,
which is happening this Friday (Feb 26th) evening at The Capitol (Paraag),
Bangalore. This event is sponsored by Adobe.
**Entry is free to all. However, you are requested to confirm your
participation by calling Jessie on 080-25263220 or Uday on
Mr. Mohan Das,
Advisor (Technical), Bureau of Technical Education,
Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD),
Government of India
Guests of Honor
a) Padamashri. Prof. R.M. Vasagam,