How to Successfully Manage a Technical Documentation Project

When: Thursday, September 16, 2010, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: 
Fiesta’s Restaurant & Lounge, 4400 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque (505) 881-0478

Cost (includes entree and non-alcoholic beverage):

  • Kachina Chapter Members-$25.00
  • Full-time Students- $15.00
  • Nonmembers- $35.00
  • Registration at door – $5.00 additional charge

Registration: Click here to register for this meeting prior to Wednesday, September 15.

Meet us at 6 p.m. for networking followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.

At 7 p.m., Kachina Chapter President Larry Bonura, a senior technical writer, editor, and indexer for more than 20 years, will share his expertise and experience on how to successfully manage a technical documentation project.  Using a Microsoft Project template he created, he will identify the tasks and activities related to common technical communication deliverables and will show you how to schedule and track your project on a daily basis so that you know where you stand.  To communicate with your team and managers, you also can use the tool to generate a succinct graphic that keeps them informed and up-to-date.  Larry will give you a URL where you can go to download a free template of his project tool.

Stay with us when Past President Helen Moody presents long-standing member Jean Gabriel with the 2010 Distinguished Chapter Service Award.  Ms. Gabriel’s dedicated service to the New Mexico Kachina Chapter from 2005-2009 covered many roles, including Chapter Secretary and Webmaster. She has also supported the chapter as a competition judge, Job Bank Coordinator, and adviser to the 2009 Administrative Council.

 

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