This year, SpeedCon will be hosted by the Technical Communication Association (TCA), a student-led nonprofit, with generous support from the NC State Department of English and our sponsors.

Register today!


The conference will be held at Tompkins Hall on the NC State North Campus. See the location page for more details.

Lunch will be provided, and beverages (coffee, water) will be available throughout the day.

General Schedule

9:00    Registration and Networking

9:15     Pitches (speakers will give 10-20 second pitches about their presentation topics)

9:30     Keynote Speaker

10:15    Schedule published

10:30   Session 1

1A in T-125 (Pink)Baker short demo of software tooling for documentation; Alyssa UX for software documentation development

1B in T-128 (Green)Susan SW Writing in Agile development; Ashley Collaborative Writing and SME relationships for content management

11:15     Session 2 (choice of ~3 topics)

2A in T-125 (Pink)Rachael Augmented Reality and TC; Moses visual communication in TC; Chris alt-text

2B in Caldwell LoungeNCSU Libraries Makerspace Demo; Art 3D Printing

12:00   FREE Lunch and Networking

1:15       Session 3 (choice of ~3 topics)

3A in T-128 (Green)Christine and Tracy Career Day on Proposal Management

3B in T-112 (Red)Nikita localization challenges, Laura foreign language learning

2:00     Session 4 (choice of ~3 workshops)

4A in T-125 (Pink)Beverly workshop on 5-day sprints

4B in T-112 (Red)Art workshop on multi-modal, collaborative long-form blog post of SpeedCon

3:00      Door prizes and closing remarks


2 thoughts on “SpeedCon 2016 Details

    Gail S DiPreta said:
    February 3, 2014 at 9:21 pm

    I am an Instructional Designer of leader-led and e-Learning. Is this applicable to my function? It sounds fascinating!!!!!

      ncsumarit said:
      February 5, 2014 at 5:38 pm

      Gail, sure! We’re about all aspects of communication and the proximity to NC State brings in a lot of training and educational components. Hope to see you there!

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