January 7, 2015

STC India Learning Event


STC learning event

Date - 17/01/2015
9:45 am - 1:30 pm
Delhi (NCR)
 In this new year, Delhi (NCR) STC India group has planned some sessions on info graphics and basics of Spanish. Therefore, there will be one session on these two topics in next few Delhi (NCR) learning sessions with association of ApraDocs Information Developers.
The info graphics sessions are aimed at helping technical communicators in making their technical documentation persuasive for the target audience by creating and using info graphics at the relevant places. The Spanish language sessions will help technical communicators in becoming skilled in another language.
Here is the agenda of our first session scheduled on January 17, 2015:
9:45 am to 10:30 am

Basics of Design for Creating Info Graphics

Rakesh Baidya

10:30 am to 11:15 am

Paradigm Shift in Documentation Strategy

Mainak Roy and Deepak Ravishankar

11:15 am to 11:30 am

Questions and Answers

11:30 am to 12:30 pm

White Paper

Makarand Pandit

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Basics of Spanish

Manisha Khurana

Event Sponsor: ApraDocs Information Developers Pvt Ltd
ApraDocs Information Developers Pvt Ltd, New Delhi founded in 2009 is a pioneer and leading provider of a suite of professional certification courses and consultancy in technical writing, Instructional designing, DITA, Content Writing, that addresses unique learning needs of today’s professionals.
ApraDocs also provide complete software, web solutions, outdoor and digital marketing solutions with group of companies Multivertex and DMRT. You can visit the WEBSITE for more information. You can also read their blog on technical writing.

Session Details

Basics of Design for Creating Info Graphics
This session will provide information on the design elements and principles, tricks and tips for making good info graphics, examples of good and bad info graphics, current best practices, and usage of simple tools to create good designs. The session will help technical writers to take better graphic design decisions to support their writing.
Paradigm Shift in Documentation Strategy
In this session, Deepak and Mainak will talk about the changes and realizations that helped them to generate more revenue through documentation. Their major focus will be on the social media strategy, and how to amplify the content using multiple platforms.
White Paper
The session will provide information on white papers and typical content of white papers.
Basics of Spanish
This session will provide information on alphabets, numbers, and verbs in Spanish. This session will also cover information on creating sentences in Spanish.
Speaker Details
Rakesh Baidya
Post Graduate in Graphic Design from National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad; Graduate in Applied Art, College of Art Delhi University. He is currently working with Adobe Systems as User Experience Designer, working closely with technical writers on representing and simplifying the complex information using Info graphics and illustrations. In past, he has worked in mobile space, design and development of intranets. He also worked with an architecture firm ‘Archi’ and created Illustrated Ecotourism Map of Uttarakhand. He also handled print campaigns and branding projects while interning with advertising firm Leo Burnett.
He is also a National Information Design Marathon winner representing the state of ‘Cardiovascular disease in India’ organized by visualizing.org in 2009. You can get a glimpse of his work at https://www.behance.net/rakeshbaidya
Mainak Roy and Deepak Ravishankar
Deepak Ravishankar and Mainak Roy are engineers by education, and work with Dell. With their enthusiasm and “customer-centric” way of thinking, they have earned many company awards in their career, and have also worked on an authorized US patent.
Mr.Makarand Pandit
Makarand (Mak) Pandit is a Technical Writer, Trainer, and Businessman with over 20 years of experience. He is a Managing Director of Technowrites Private Limited. He has done electronics engineering and post-graduation in Marketing Management. He is an Associate Fellow of Society for Technical Communication and an award-winning speaker. He has written several articles related to Technical Writing and a Research Paper. Over last 14 years Mak has trained more than 1000 professionals to enter the field of Technical Communication.
Manisha Khurana
Manisha Khurana has ten years of experience in Technical Communication, Instructional Design, and Usability Analysis. She is post graduate in Management and works with a telecom organization. She has also served the STC India chapter in various roles (Secretary, Vice President, and President). In 2015, she is serving the STC India board as Immediate Past President.

Venue Details

Please contact us at the addresses given below 
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Hotel Tourist
7361, Ram Nagar, Qutub Road, New Delhi-110055, India.

Phone : +91-11-23610334-40 (7 lines)
Fax : +91-11-23559418
Email : info@hoteltourist.in

Contact Person : 
Mr. Manoj Sharma, Manager,
Mob: +91-9911467104 

Mr. Kishore Ranjan, Front Office Manager

Mob: +91-9911467103

Registration Details
The event is free for all STC India members and AprDocs Student and non-members.
Click here to register for the event.

Please note that the event is limited for 20 participants. Therefore, if your registration is not confirmed the volunteers will inform you about the same.
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