Chapter Meetings

Wednesday May 17, 2017:

STC-SF hosts Lori Meyer on “The Editor as Collaborator.”

ABOUT THE PRESENTATION

Editing skills play an important role in quality technical communication. However, even the most skilled editors need to communicate professionally and effectively with their writers. This presentation explores how effective communication with colleagues and clients can help editors enhance team communication, improve documentation, and provide writers with valuable insights to enhance their writing.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Lori Meyer is a technical writer and editor who has served in both roles throughout her career. She currently writes documentation and training materials for a Silicon Valley software company. Lori is an STC Fellow, a member and volunteer for the STC Technical Editing SIG, past president of the East Bay Chapter, and current president of the Washington DC-Baltimore Chapter. She also volunteers for the Rochester, San Diego, and Carolina Chapters.

RSVP on Meetup

Please RSVP on our Meetup page. This helps us plan for snacks and room space.

Meetings are now free to attend for everyone. If you would like to contribute to the chapter to help us continue providing free meetings, there’s a Chip In button on our Meetup page.


Date and Time

Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month, except November and December.

6:00 PM: Networking

7:00 PM: Chapter Announcements and Topic Presentation

Please arrive before 7:00 PM while someone is present at the entrance to let you in. Due to security restrictions, the doors can only be opened by Salesforce employees. If someone is not present at the entrance, please be patient. You can also email info@stc-sf.org to alert those inside the meeting or if you will be later than the presentation start time.


Location

Meetings are held in the Salesforce office at 121 Spear St. in the Rincon Center complex bounded by Mission, Howard, Spear, and Steuart Streets.

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Location of STC-SF meetings in Rincon Center

The entrance to the chapter meetings is near Rincon food court entry doors facing the plaza (not the entry doors on Mission Street). Look for the Salesforce lobby with two bright blue chairs in the corner.


Parking

Use either the Howard Street Garage (located between Spear and Steuart) or the garage under the Rincon Center (located on Spear between Mission and Howard). The Rincon Center underground parking garage elevator will take you to the ground floor, on the same side of the building as the entrance to the meeting center.

NOTE that the Howard Street Garage’s rates are lower at night than during the day.


Public Transportation

You can take either BART or MUNI and exit at the Embarcadero Station.

To get to the Rincon Center from there:

Turn right and walk down Spear Street, about half-way down the block. Cross the street and enter the plaza about half-way down Spear Street (on the east side of Spear Street). Walk up the steps, and when you see the Dolphin fountain, look left, you’ll see the entrance.

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