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We are people who are passionate about software documentation as a means to help people. We consider everyone who cares about communication and documentation and their users to be a member of our community. This can be programmers, tech writers, customer support, marketers, and anyone else who wants people to have great experiences with software. This meetup is part of a family of Write the Docs meetups and conferences focused on documentation systems, tech writing theory, and information delivery. Come to our meetup and share your ideas about how to make documentation great, enjoy a beverage and refreshments, and meet others who are passionate about software documentation in the Ottawa area.

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Upcoming events (5)

WTD Ottawa Shopify Meetup

Online event

EVENT DESCRIPTION Write the Docs Ottawa and Shopify are pleased to invite you to a remote edition of Write the Docs Ottawa! Join us to meet your fellow documentation enthusiasts on-line, including developers, technical writers, customer support, and anyone else who cares about supporting great experiences with software. For this edition we are very pleased to have Ellis Pratt and Jack Molisani onboard for a discussion about Covid-19 and it's impact on the world of tech comm. We are hoping to structure the event so that you can share how Covid has impacted you and so that you can pose questions about the future of work and job opportunities moving forward. Please add any questions you would like to have answered here: https://forms.gle/cUjtPXWHnm2zz94w6 Consider participating in a short survey about how Covid-19 has impacted you. https://forms.gle/1geDii2RxyaAwChH9 About Ellis: I am a Director at Cherryleaf, a technical and UX content writing services company based in the UK. I am also a Council Member of the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators. You can hear me on the Cherryleaf Podcast. It's a podcast on becoming a better technical and business communicator. http://cherryleaf.podbean.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/ellispratt/ About Jack: Jack Molisani is the president of ProSpring Technical Staffing, an employment agency specializing in content professionals: http://ProspringStaffing.com He's the author of Be The Captain of Your Career: A New Approach to Career Planning and Advancement, which hit #5 on Amazon's Career and Resume Best Seller list. Jack also produces the LavaCon Conference on Content Strategy and Technical Communication Management, to be held in New Orleans 25-28 October 2020: https://lavacon.org EVENT SCHEDULE 6:00 to 6:30: Intro, Mingle in Breakout rooms 6:30 to 7:45: Discussion about Covid-19 and it's impact on tech comm 7:45 to 8:00: More mingling, discussion around questions I'd also encourage you to all join the Write the Docs Slack network in advance so we can chat and stay connected during the meetup. You can join us on Slack in #ottawa_on https://www.writethedocs.org/slack/

WTD Ottawa Shopify Meetup

Shopify (Cody's Cafe - 6th Floor)

EVENT DESCRIPTION Write the Docs Ottawa and Shopify are pleased to invite you for an evening of socialization, networking, and talks. Come out to meet your fellow documentation enthusiasts, including developers, technical writers, customer support, and any one else who cares about supporting great experiences with software. FOOD AND DRINK Refreshments will be served. ATTENDEE LIMIT Please note that there is a limit of 50 attendees for this meet up. The first 50 people that RSVP will be guaranteed a spot.

WTD Ottawa Shopify Meetup

Shopify (Cody's Cafe - 6th Floor)

EVENT DESCRIPTION Write the Docs Ottawa and Shopify are pleased to invite you for an evening of socialization, networking, and talks. Come out to meet your fellow documentation enthusiasts, including developers, technical writers, customer support, and any one else who cares about supporting great experiences with software. FOOD AND DRINK Refreshments will be served. ATTENDEE LIMIT Please note that there is a limit of 50 attendees for this meet up. The first 50 people that RSVP will be guaranteed a spot.

WTD Ottawa Shopify Meetup

Shopify (Cody's Cafe - 6th Floor)

EVENT DESCRIPTION Write the Docs Ottawa and Shopify are pleased to invite you for an evening of socialization, networking, and talks. Come out to meet your fellow documentation enthusiasts, including developers, technical writers, customer support, and any one else who cares about supporting great experiences with software. FOOD AND DRINK Refreshments will be served. ATTENDEE LIMIT Please note that there is a limit of 50 attendees for this meet up. The first 50 people that RSVP will be guaranteed a spot.

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