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A First-Timer’s Summit: A Road Not Taken

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a first-timer’s summit

Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight:

This is the third post of my series for the STC Notebook about the upcoming 2013 STC Summit.

Just as a ETA, I was told after the article was published that one of the benefits included in the Summit is that a disk with all the lecture slides and audio recordings of the lectures are given to all the participants, so I won’t have to worry if two seminars I want to go to are given at the same time. Woo hoo! And yet, I’ll still have to decide which one to go to, and which one to retrieve from the disk later…

Enjoy this latest installment.


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Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who currently employed at Cox Automotive, Inc., and freelances as her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, BASF North America, Merck, and Deloitte, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog,, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. She is very active in the STC, as a former chapter president for the STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter, and is currently serving on three STC Board committees. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog. All content is the owner's opinions, and does not reflect those of her employers past or present.

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