"Engineering Your Networking Experiences" webinar with Kelly Schrank, Online event, Thursday, 19. March 2020

Join us for the "Engineering Your Networking Experiences" webinar with Kelly Schrank.
10:30 am Pacific / 11:30 am Mountain / 12:30 pm Central / 1:30 pm Eastern
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Presented by the STC IDL SIG
About the webinar
The #STC20 Summit is only 8 weeks away! It's time to get your networking game on. Kelly Schrank will give tips about getting the most out of networking at conferences and other technical communications gatherings before, during, and after the event. These events are not just about passive learning but are also great opportunities to make connections with other professionals. Schrank will dispell many myths about networking, including “some people like networking” and “some people are naturally good at it” and gave us actionable tips for setting goals, starting conversations, and remembering names.
Intended Audience
The content will be introductory (e.g., > “101 level”) and will also be valuable to practitioner level attendees. 
About the Speaker: Kelly Schrank
Kelly Schrank has been in technical and medical communication for over 20 years. After stints as a medical editor, communications manager, and technical writer in pharmaceutical, cybersecurity, and many other industries, she has just started her own business Bookworm Editing Services, with a focus on formatting and editing formulary dossiers for pharmaceutical clients. She also edits proposals, marketing materials, slide decks, websites, training materials, and many other types of technical documents.
Schrank has a Master’s degree in Technical Communication from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She has taught Technical Communication to students from varied majors at Morrisville State College. Professional interests and speaking topics include side gigs, checklists and other editor tools, networking for introverts, and style guides. Kelly has spoken at Interchange, Conduit, Spectrum, and Summit.
Schrank is an Associate Fellow of STC and was the recipient of a Distinguished Chapter Service Award in 2017 in addition to other chapter-level awards. Kelly is the current President of the STC Rochester Chapter, after stints as the Program Manager and Co-chair for Spectrum. She has been active in the Suncoast, Mid-South, and Rochester chapters and a member of most of the SIGs at one time or another. Kelly is active in the Technical Editing SIG and was a member of the Intercom Editorial Advisory Committee. Also active in the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA), she was the Annual Conference Administrator for 2017; she has been published in the AMWA Journal and has spoken at the AMWA Annual Conference.

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