New Sessions and Workshops Added
Check out the new sessions and workshops added to the program:
- UX for Content Strategists and Technical Writers
- Finding Success After Defeat: Lessons from the Front Line
- Hunting Unicorns: What Makes an Effective UX Professional
- Partnering with Key Stakeholders in UX Strategy
- Customer Success: Focusing On Customers’ Needs, Not Topics
- DITA Authoring for Occasional Content Contributors
See the revised preliminary program or the print-friendly schedule:
Welcome New Sponsors and Exhibitors
Welcome the latest companies who are participating at LavaCon 2014:
Acrolinx (Gold Sponsor) technology helps the world’s best companies speak with one voicewith content that’s more findable, readable, and engaging. Our content optimization capabilities help companies like Adobe, Dell, Cisco, IBM, Philips, and Siemens align, enhance, and enrich their marketing and technical information. Learn more at www.acrolinx.com.
XML Press (Exhibitor) was founded in 2008 to publish content that helps technical communicators be more effective. Our publications support managers, social media practitioners, content strategists, technical communicators, and engineersanyone designing, engineering, developing, or delivering content. http://xmlpress.net/
MultiLingual Computing (Media Sponsor) is the leading source of information for the language industry and businesses with global communications needs. The magazine MultiLingual is distributed in print and digital format nine times a year (eight issues plus an annual resource directory/index) to readers in 87 countries.www.multilingual.com/
Build a Business Case for Attending
Do you need to justify attending LavaCon?
First, see the slides from Jack Molisani’s session Building a Business Case for Content Initiatives for pointers on how to build a business case.
Next, print the conference schedule and highlight all the sessions you’d attend on how to reduce costs, generate revenue, and solve production problems:
Then attach the schedule to your training request and explain how attending LavaCon will save your company far more than the cost of attending.
See you in Portland!