2017 presentations

2017 is about strategies for working with structured content, a different take on collaboration culture, and coping with working at maximum capacity.

January - Gather Content
What Structured Content Means for Content Developers

February - Content Strategy Applied (with Lucie Hyde)
Content Trends

February - Society for Technical Communication
Pushing Syrup through a Straw

February - World IA Day workshop
The Secret Lives of Structured Content

April - NUX workshop
And You Didn't Invent Sex, Either

May - Information Energy
The Hidden Potential of Structured Content

May - Lavacon (with Christian Gericke)
Turning a Silo into a Bridge

June - City University
How Structured Content Contributes to Better UX

June - soap! conference workshop
Secret Lives of Structured Content

August - Web Summer Camp workshop
Schemas, Standards, and Adaptive Content: a twist on UX strategy

September - Technical Communication UK workshop
Topic-based writing in the molecular world

October - TCWorld
Bringing the rigour of structure to marketing content
Techniques for developing structured content (workshop)

2016 presentations

2016 is set to be a busy year. Rather than a post for each presentation, there is an omnibus list of the year's presentations (excluding panels and roundtables).

Introduction to Content Strategy, Part 5
FH-Joanneum, Graz, Austria - December 2015

Digital Content Workshop
Lutfi Training and Recruitment, Khartoum, Sudan - November 2016

Introduction to Structured Content
FH-Joanneum (online) - November 2016

Creating Content for Structured Authoring Environments
Tekom/TCWorld, Stuttgart, Germany - November 2016

Making Your Job Easier by Making Your Content Work Harder
Tekom/TCWorld, Stuttgart, Germany - November 2016

And You Didn't Invent Sex, Either: Satisfying evolving omnichannel needs
Adobe DITA World 2016 (online) - November 2016

Marketing Content is not Content Marketing
Acrolinx Content Connections (online) - November 2016

Translation begins at home: using good source content for better translation outcomes
Localisation World, Montreal, Canada - October 2016

How to Conduct a Content Requirements Workshop
FH-Joanneum (online) - October 2016

Content Strategy in a Day workshop
Wellington / Christchurch / Auckland, NZ - October 2016

What's Your (Business) Problem? Selling content strategy into your organisation
Content Strategy Forum, Melbourne, Australia - October 2016

Introduction to Content Strategy, Parts 1 through 4
FH-Joanneum (online) - September/October 2016

Learning from a Connected Africa
EuroIA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands - September 2016

Strategist, Consultant, Trusted Advisor: Which are you and why does it matter?
TCUK, Bedford, UK - September 2016

Pushing Syrup through a Straw: When Content Exceeds Capacity
TCUK, Bedford, UK - September 2016

Convergence of Disciplines in an Omnichannel World
Thought Leader Thursday (online) - July 2016

Delivery: the misunderstood piece of the product content puzzle
The Content Wrangler and Zoomin Software (online) - June 2016

Translation begins at home: using good source content for better translation outcomes
Localization World, Dublin, Ireland - June 2016

Strategist, Consultant, Trusted Advisor: Which are you and why does it matter?
Lavacon, Dublin, Ireland - June 2016

Ambassadors for the UN of Content
Lavacon, Dublin, Ireland - June 2016

From Oh-oh to Aha: The imperative for structured content
Content Marketing Masters, Berlin, Germany - June 2016

Making Content Work Harder
J Boye Master Class, Aarhus, Denmark - May 2016

Governance: Running a herd of elephants
FH-Joanneum, Graz, Austria - April 2016

Localisation Best Practices
Product Tank, London, UK - April 2016

Marketing Content is not Content Marketing
eLearningU (online) - April 2016

Translating the Localisation of Content into BusinessBenefit
Translation and Localisation Conference, Warsaw, Poland - March 2016

How to Sell Content Strategy into Your Organisation
Intelligent Content Conference, Las Vegas, USA - March 2016

How Structured Content Provides Better Data Analytics
Intelligent Content Conference, Las Vegas, USA - March 2016

Content as a Business Asset
Acrolinx (online) - February 2016

Introduction to Structured Content
McGill University (online) - February 2016

Content Strategy: A bridge to business strategy
Digital Marketing Conference, Khartoum, Sudan - February 2016

Content as a Business Asset
Acrolinx, Linköping, Sweden - February 2016

Make It or Break It: Content strategy tales from the vault
UX Sheffield, Sheffield, UK - January 2016

Society for Technical Communication Summit 2015

It's been more years than I care to remember, delivering presentations and workshops at North America's largest gathering of technical communicators. At the conference, June 20-24, 2015, I will be delivering a two-day workshop in the certificate track, Getting to Success: Implementing a Content Strategy, and presenting Do You Trust Me Now?: Content in the Age of Social Media.

Kentico Partners Group

What does a platform such as Kentico do well? Respond to complex marketing needs: multiple content types, multiple channels, multiple markets, multiple languages, multiple devices. I've been asked to present Good Products Deserve Good Content on April 22nd.