Summit ’15 is 21 -24 June in Columbus, Ohio. P&P SIG will be there!

The Policies and Procedures SIG is gearing up for another great Conference in Columbus, Ohio NEXT WEEK! Below is a quick preview of P&P SIG-related and SIG-sponsored events, as well as a selection of sessions that may be of interest to policies and procedures professionals.  Check your Conference Program for times and locations of other sessions.

 Sunday, June 21

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Leadership Program

5:30 – 6:45 p.m. Opening Keynote (Nancy Duarte)

Regency Ballroom

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Welcome Reception and EXPO

Monday, June 22

8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Progression: Business Management Topics

  • Solving People Problems (Beth Agnew)
  • Communicating with Clout: Enhancing Your Organizational Power (Liz Herman)
  • Approvals: How High (or Low) Should You Go? (Emily Kowal)
  • Simple Scheduling: Tracking Projects in Excel (Mike Sawyer)
  • Copyright Licensing for Review and Reuse (Dylan Tuttle)

Regency Ballroom

8:30 – 9:15 a.m. 6 Steps to Writing Effective Procedures (David Singer)

Union A

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Annual P&P SIG Business Meeting.  This is our only face to face meeting of the year. Every SIG member is invited (and encouraged) to attend and participate. We will provide attending SIG leaders, members and volunteers a report and we will hear SIG news, stats and make our plans for the coming SIG year. Directly after our meeting, we will adjourn to lunch at Market Stand Café in our hotel for a networking lunch. All attendees and guests are welcome to join us for lunch at this modest priced restaurant. The SIG will buy lunch for P&P SIG members who attend our business meeting.

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Information Design for Technical Communicators (Linda Oestrich)

Delaware A

3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Get Out of Your Office: Conducting Successful Site Visits (Rhyne Armstrong)

Franklin A

3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Performing a Global Audit (Leah Guren)

Franklin C

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. STC Annual Business Meeting

Regency Ballroom

Tuesday, June 23

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Progression: Policy and Procedure Topics

  • Best Practices in Policies and Procedures (Audrey Bezner)
  • Links, References, and Resources for Policy and Procedures Analysts (Dawnell Claessen)
  • Career Development in Policies and Procedures (Emily Kowal)
  • What I Know Versus Reality (Cindy Pao)
  • Getting Started in Policy and Procedure (Jayme Sagan)
  • Technology and Tools in Policy and Procedure (Louise Tincher)

Regency Ballroom

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Communities Reception

Check the P&P SIG table in the exhibition hall for news, flyers, and updates!

Expo Hall

5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Honors Reception

Regency Ballroom

Wednesday, June 24

8:30 – 9:15 a.m. The Secure Communicator (Ben Woelk)

Delaware D

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Closing Keynote (Denise Jacobs)

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