Tuesday, April 5 2016

Time Information Design & Development Technical Solutions Management Issues Technical Innovations Technology Test Kitchen
07:30 – 08:30 Breakfast and Morning Announcements
8:30 – 9:10

How To Produce and Share Technical Video: Beyond the screen capture
David Lance, Clear Direction Studio

 Special Double session



Learning and Training
Delivering DITA Content Using a Card-based User Interface
Jennifer Gemmell & Mark Myers, SAP
Harnessing the Power of the Agile Team
Jennifer Skiendzielewski, Ricoh
Using DITA-based Documentation with Your CRM
Joe Gelb, Zoomin


Fact or Fiction – What’s Really Cooking In the Content Kitchen using Simplified Technical English

Berry Braster, Etteplan

9:15– 9:55
Learning and Training
Providing Cost-Effective, Integrated Documentation-Learning Solutions for All Platforms: Mobile, tablets, laptops, desktops
Sonya O’Reilly & Steve Manning, Innovatia

DITA and Agile are Made for Each Other
Keith Schengili-Roberts, IXIASOFT


The Merger Experience: Harmonizing the NXP and Freescale ID ecosystem
Seth Park & Constant Gordon, NXP

A Recipe for Success: Ingredients for collaborative DITA reviewing

Tristan Mitchell, DeltaXML

10:00 – 10:30 Break
10:35– 11:15

Video: Just try it

Robyn Faulkner-Conley & Karen Horan, Oracle

Learning and Training
DITA for Publishing Educational Content
Joe Gollner, Gnostyx Research 


Even Cheap Wine Needs a Good Plan
Kimberlee Adam, Kaplan Professional Education



DITA Reuse Strategies
Radu Coravu, Oxygen XML Editor (SyncRO soft SRL)


Increasing your DITA Throughput via CCMS is a Piece of Cake!

Nenad Furtula, Bluestream Database Software

11:20 – 12:00
Vintage Reuse in Slideshows: How to bring nothing new to the plate in a powerful way
France Baril, Architextus
Learning and Training
Igniting a Pilot! DITA L&T at Gaz Métro
Raymond Bissonnette, Gaz Métro


Climbing Toward a Unified Customer Experience
Pat Burrows, Independent and Jill Orofino, EMC
Auto-Generated API Content the DITA Way
Tara Knapp, ACI Worldwide and Pam Noreault, SDL


Create and Reuse Intelligent Content (without any knowledge of XML)

Jan Benedictus, FontoXML

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 2:10

A Proposal for Managing Translation of DITA Documents
George Bina, Oxygen XML Editor (SyncRO soft SRL)
Medical Industry
Case Study: How USP moved from proprietary XML to DITA
Kate Meringolo, US Pharmacopeial Convention and Amber Swope, DITA Strategies
Agile Workshop
Dawn Stevens, Comtech Services, Inc.

Special Double session



Power to the People: Supporting PCA-driven content creation through custom development
Anna Hartman, SAP
Easy Publishing to WordPress (and other formats) With easyDITA: A hands-on demo session
Patrick Bosek, easyDITA
2:15 –

Authoring and Localization in the CCMS Era
Ingrid Allsop, Moravia and Dulce Carrillo, Physio-Control 
Medical Industry
Healthy Collaboration: A Tale of two (information) products
Debra Bissantz, Healthwise
Tailoring the DITA Suit to Fit: How we adapted title and shortdesc standards to help our customers love our release notes
Cate de Heer & Liane Yee, Salesforce

Cooking the Books: Easy Styling and Publishing of DITA Content to Word and PDF

Rob Hanna & Tim Grantham, Precision Content

3:00 – 3:30 Break
3:35 –
Linguistic Review: From inefficient and partitioned to collaborative and agile

Dominique Trouche & Amanda Etheridge, WhP
Medical Industry
Creating, Managing and Delivering Regulated Content in Pharma
James Nichols, DITA Exchange
Trends in Tech Comm That Support Virtual and Augmented Reality
Kit Brown-Hoekstra, Comgenesis, LLC
Let’s Exploit DITA: How to automate an App Catalog
Carsten Brennecke, SAP
Changing Stylesheets is Easy as Pie with DITA-OT and PDF5

Celina Huang & Wybens Titus, Antenna House

4:20 – 5:00
LQA: Measuring quality in translation

Shamus Dermody & John Weisgerber, XTM International
Medical Industry
A Tale of Two Formats; Creating content with Word and DITA XML simultaneously
Catherine Long & Richard Perry, Varian Medical Systems
Introduction to Management (aka Noob boss 101)
Chris Bridgen, Nokia
From DITA to Data:
Five practical ideas on how to automate document assembly and content generation

Alex Masycheff, Intuillion LTD.
BYOD: DITA to Web in Minutes

Vi Kellersohn, Titania

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