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WTD Ottawa Shopify Meetup

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WTD Ottawa Shopify Meetup



This edition of WTD Ottawa features a virtual presentation from Andrew Etter senior technical writer at Amazon Web Services. Andrew Etter is a senior technical writer at Amazon Web Services and the bestselling author of Modern Technical Writing: An Introduction to Software Documentation. He's worked in the software industry for 12 years as a tester, trainer, writer, and manager.

Talk synopsis:

Title: Speed Writing for Speed Reading

Summary: In this talk, Andrew tries to optimize how we produce and consume technical documentation. He examines what we know about human behavior, what real-time strategy games can teach us about publishing, and how refrigerators relate to the ultimate reader experience. Metaphors abound!


This presentation will be held in 14F-Twister. Follow the event signage to the back and take the elevator near the Gloucester St. entrance up to the 14th floor.


6:00 to 6:30: Refreshments and mingle
6:30 to 7:00: Various Shopifolk: our impressions and takeaways from WTD Portland 2019
7:00-7:30: Speed Writing for Speed Reading
7:30 to 8:00: Chatting and goodbyes


Refreshments will be served.


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.

14th Floor, 150 Elgin Street · Ottawa, ab
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