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Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Society for Technical Communication, India - 6th Annual Conference Competition Winners

Society for Technical Communication, India - 6th Annual Conference

STC India's 6th Annual Conference 'Paper Proposals' Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners whose paper proposals have been selected for presentation at the STC India 6th Annual Conference 2004.

Given below is the list of winners and their topics.

For more information please refer to schedule.

  • Akanksha Malik, QAI India - Shaping your career as a Technical Writer/Instructional Designer
  • Amandeep Singh Sandhu - The Open Source Movement and India: Where are our Documents?
  • Debjani Sen and Roger Dearth, BMC Software - Creating Context Sensitive Help Using Single Sourcing
  • Edwin Skau, Hughes Software - Research Techniques
  • Francisco Abedrabbo and Pavi Sandhu, Oracle - Technical Writing in India: Tips for Succeeding in a Global Economy
  • Hemanth Basrur, Hewlett Packard - Use of XML and Open Source to achieve Single Sourcing
  • Indranil Poddar, Cognizant - Redefining Value: Technical Writer as Subject Matter Expert
  • Kiranmayee.P, iSoft - Approach to Documentation Maintenance
  • Melanie Doulton, Kanbay - Do Online Indexes increase the usability of Documentation?
  • Mohd. Qais Mujeeb, VisualSoft Technologies – Impact of Accessibility on Technical Writing
  • Paresh Naik, vMoksha - Using DFSS Tools for better Technical Writing Process and Deliverables
  • Rajeev Jain, Clovis Solutions - API Documentation, Trends and Opportunities
  • Rahul Prabhakar, Oracle and Saravanan Manoharan, think3 Designs - Exploring different genres of Technical Writing and its allied fields
  • Roshini Krishnamurthy, Computer Associates - Documentation Estimation
  • Uday Chava, Microsoft - Introducing the LongHorn Help System
  • Vijay Tase, Peer Technical - Intellectual Property Rights and Technical Communicators


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STC India's 6th Annual Conference Theme Competition Winners

"Technical Communication in India: New Heights, Better Sights" has been selected as the theme for this year's conference.The Winner is Frederick Menezes.

Other themes worth mentioning are:

"Technical Communication - Changing dimensions & perspectives"
Neel Kamal & Qais Mujeeb

"Emerging vistas - New paradigms in technical writing"
Suresh Purushothaman

"Educating, Enhancing, Empowering"
Jayanthi Krishnan

"New Paradigms: Redefining Technical Writing"
Suchitra Govindarajan

"Envisioning new dimensions to Technical Communication"
Adeeba Khatoon and Niranjan.P