Ken Cook, President and CEO of Ken Cook Co., and Jared Hackbart, Outside Sales Executive at Ken Cook Co., will present “Publishing Tools for Product Manuals” and “Web Bookstores and Transition of Manuals from Paper to Mobile Media” at this summit.
In addition to presenting at the summit, Ken Cook and Jared Hackbart will also be engaged in learning and networking activities. Ken Cook Co., an innovator in technical communication, has partnered with the Society of Technical Communication (STC, the entity organizing this event) to share knowledge and industry trends. Ken Cook Co. will be exhibiting at this event as well.
This summit is designed for technical writers, editors, project managers, publication production professionals, consultants, content architects, web managers and developers, illustrators, and policy writers. Some of the topics at this year’s summit include becoming a new manager, content strategy, information design, technical writing, editing, project management, and publication production.
The opening keynote speaker is Nancy Duarte, a well-known communication expert. She will tackle ways to build meaningful connections with audiences that inspire action. Nancy has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, Wired, Wall Street Journal, New York Times and LA Times. Her work has also been featured on CNN. Her firm has created more than a quarter of a million presentations for people and businesses, including Apple, Cisco, GE, Google, HP, TED, Twitter and the World Bank.
The closing keynote speaker is Denise Jacobs, a speaker, author and creativity evangelist addressing the topic of “Infinite Possibilities.” According to Denise, choosing creativity is a “growth mindset.” By learning to find your “flow” and being a “maker,” you will get on the path leading to infinite career possibilities. Plus, you will do well at work and do work that is meaningful. According to Denise, being creative in the workplace can lead to new habits that change people’s work lives for the better.
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