Tuesday, September 11, 2018

7:30 – 8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 – 9:10 AM Pitch Perfect–Creating an Impactful Elevator Pitch
Leticia Guzzetta, Cadence Design Systems
9:10 – 10:00 AM Lego Creative Play
Elevator Pitch
10:00 – 10:30 AM Break
10:30 – 11:10 AM From Afterthought to Valued Stakeholder
Samantha Rudolph, SAP SuccessFactors
Unleashing the Power of the Squad
Abi Bettle-Shaffer, IBM
11:20 AM – 12:00 PM My Life with Watson
Robert Pierce, IBM
Evolving from Writing to UX Writing
Elizabeth Reese, Microsoft
12:00 – 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 PM Inspire Presentations
2:35 – 3:05 PM Success Strategy to Make Technical Documentation an Integral Part of your Customer Journey
Laralyn Melvin, Bernadette Javier, & Matangi Vaidyanathan, Palo Alto Networks
3:10 – 3:30 PM Beyond Tech Pubs: The value to structured content in your organization
Don Bridges, JANA
3:30 – 4:00 PM Break
4:00 – 5:30 PM ROUND TABLES

Content Reuse: Defining content reuse guidelines
Deb Bissantz, Vasont

DITA for Collaboration
Stephani Clark, easyDITA

How to Successfully Migrate Your Multilingual Content to DITA and Keep the C-Suite Happy
Dominique Trouche, WhP

Taxonomy Garanimals
Sabine Ocker, Comtech Services

Controlled Language Implementations–The road to success
Roy Wijnen, Etteplan

Crossing the next great digital divide
Rob Hanna, Precision Content 

Getting the Collaboration You Need for Quality Documentation
Sharon Figueira, IXIASOFT

Creating Digital Content to Meet Emerging Customer Needs
Chip Gettinger, SDL

Getting the most out of your CIDM Membership
Kathy Madison, Comtech Services

Roomba for your DITA Library: Automating tedious authoring tasks
Tom Magliery, JustSystems

Dinner Cruise on the Lady Mary
Included with your registration!

Boarding: 5:30 – 6:00 PM
Hyatt Regency Dock

Sailing: 6:00 – 9:00 PM

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