Spectrum Conference

Spectrum Conference Rochester STC Chapter
Spectrum 2022
Virtual, September 11–12

63nd annual conference of the Rochester Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication
Communication by Design: Unleashing the Power of Design in Technical Communication

Registration is open!

We encourage proposals for the Sunday Symposium of 2022’s Spectrum (virtual) Conference–September 11, 2022. Proposed talks should be 18-minute, TED-like talks and must address “Designing for the Future: Communication and Design for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence”. You may submit up to two proposals. To do so please email your proposals, before August 5, 2022, to spectrum@rochester-stc.org.

Spectrum 2022 includes the following features:

  • Symposium on September 11
  • Keynote address and full day of sessions on September 12
  • One-year archive of recorded presentations
  • Speakers and attendees from Upstate New York, throughout the United States, and Canada

Sunday’s symposium will feature a series of 18-minute TED-like talks about Designing for the Future: Communication and Design for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.

Here are the sessions we’ll be offering at Spectrum 2022.

Designing your Career: Making Power Moves, MK Grueneberg

Student Outreach for STC Chapters, John Clement

Localization and Design 101: Mapping Points of Interest and Potential Pitfalls in Reaching Foreign Audiences, Natalie Ward

Designing Content for the Human Ecosystem, Sara Feldman

Formalize Your Curiosity: The UX Research Principles You Need to Poke and Pry with Purpose, Kelsey Loftin

Getting to Great Documentation, Robert Delwood

Scheduled Maintenance: An Unexpected Journey into IT Communications, Katie Becker

We’re All Winners: Technical Communication, Gamification, and Security Awareness, Ben Woelk

Designing Communication as Drama, Kim Chmielewicz

Technical Communication as Translation, Kim Chmielewicz

Designing Your Content the the Walt Disney World Way: Imagineering Technical Communication and Information Development, Lou Prosperi

Mind Mapping Your Way to Organized Success, Tricia Spayer

The Making of a Book and eLearning Companion, Judith Shenouda and Julia Ward

Get that Interview! How to Beat the Dreaded Applicant Tracking System, Jack Molisani


Please check back often as this page will be updated as we continue to work on Spectrum. If you have questions, contact us at spectrum@stc-rochester.org.

See you at Spectrum!