Upcoming meetup in Sydney: open source, change in the digital age, developer docs, and you!

The Write the Docs AU community is holding a meetup in Sydney on Thursday, 21 February. 

If you have a view on technical documentation, you’re invited!

Date and time: Thursday, 21 February 2019, at 6pm – 7:30pm

Location: Google, 48 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont (map)

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There’s pizza and the opportunity to chat with friends old and new. Then we’ll move quickly to the exciting lineup of talks:

Building awesome technical writers from open source communities

Speaker: Cameron Shorter

The secrets behind inspiring an open source software community to write awesome docs. A story about how we initially got it wrong before improving. (Spoiler – technical writers play a cornerstone role).

Cameron is a software developer, business analyst, open source community builder, and accidental technical writer.

Tech Writers as Agents of Change in the Digital Age

Speaker: Priya Varghese

As we race through the digital era, swiping away one app after another, there are numerous companies and organizations out there that haven’t yet strapped themselves in properly for the digital transformation roller coaster.

Priya Varghese (a technical writer) talks about how technical communicators can become agents of change (in a disguised double role), with the key skills, advantages and vantage points to successfully help their teams on board the digital transformation journey.

Getting started for developer documentation

A lightning talk.

Deepti Korwar, a technical writer, talks about the necessary skills and available resources for writers considering to move into developer documentation roles.

Lightning talk 2

This five-minute spot is open. Suspense! Someone may stand up and speak impromptu at the event.

See you there!

About Sarah Maddox

Technical writer, author and blogger in Sydney

Posted on 6 February 2019, in technical writing, Write the Docs and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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