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Monday, April 24, 2017

Time Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Technology Test Kitchen
7:00 – 8:00 Breakfast and Morning Registration
8:00 – 8:30 Welcome Address
Dawn Stevens, The Center for Information-Development Management
8:30 – 9:30 It’s a Great Time To Be a UX Designer
Jared Spool, Center Centre/UIE
9:30 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 10:40 Making sense of an authoring free-for-all
Patrick Baker, Stilo
Living the dream: Reaping the benefits of a CCMS
Susan Lalor, California Casualty & Chip Gettinger, SDL
Is your doc team stuck in the 90s?
Amy Bowman & Lisa Hultman, ServiceNow
AI the Docs
Kristof VanTomme,
Pronovix
Introducing the new oXygen collaboration platform
George Bina, oXygen XML Editor
10:50–
11:30
Using Markdown and Lightweight DITA in a collaborative environment
Leigh White & Keith Schengili-Roberts, IXIASOFT
What happens when you forget to ask your user?
Angela Cox, SIMTICS
Fearless collaboration: Improvisation in theater, music, and your totally boring management meetings
Anthony Apodaca,
Xeditor
IoT’s Impact on Technical Communication
Mark Ogden, Etteplan
Get started within 5 minutes: FontoXML as a service
Jan Benedictus, FontoXML
11:40 – 12:20 Markdown  for DITA
George Bina, oXygen XML Editor
Implementing a CCMS in manufacturing
David Yin, Peterbilt
One year later: Role of DITA in major corporate mergers
Seth Park, NXP Semiconductor
The next era of analytics for tech content delivery
Fabrice Lacroix,
Antidot
Let’s help our colleagues who refuse to work in XML
Steffen Frederiksen & Søren Weimann, DitaExchange
12:20– 1:50 Lunch: ‘Birds of a Feather’ lunch groups
1:50

2:30
What DITA users expect from Lightweight DITA (And how we will deliver)
Carlos Evia, Virginia Tech
Forging the path forward: Architecting a DITA CCMS solution against an ever-changing landscape
Sabine Ocker, Akamai
Modelling technical content in the eXperience age
Magda Caloian, DITA-Anwender BodenseeSpecial Double Session
It’s time to get
SIRI-ous
Hannan Saltzman,
Zoomin
DITA online delivery made easy: Custom docs, any device, all languages 
Chris Nitchie,
Titania
2:40 –
3:20
Driving from the front of the train: Getting the benefits of XML and DITA for the enterprise
Doug Gorman, SimplyXML & Rob Hanna, Precision Content
A dozen years with a Component Content Management System: Lessons learned
Austin Rappa, Veritas
Co-existential ecosystem of authors and content bots
Tulika Garg, Adobe
Live the dream of multi-single-source content with dynamic delivery
Joe Gelb, Zoomin
3:20

3:50
Break
3:50

4:30
Taming the review:
Introducing XML to non-tech writers with review
Rich Perry and Catherine Long, Varian
Work in progress
Rich Pagano & Jane Moscyznski, Fidelity Investments
Nightmare on collaboration street
JoAnn Hackos, Comtech Services & Casey Jordan, easyDITA
Collaborating across the enterprise using DITA and microcontent
Rob Hanna, Precision Content
Componize DITA treasure hunt!
Jean-Luc Borie & Frank Shipley, Componize
4:40

5:20
Let’s make structured content authoring a mainstream thing!
Jan Benedictus,
FontoXML
Uprooting and replanting: Moving to a new CMS
Larry Kollar, ARRIS
Let’s work together: How SASB implemented DITA with a CMS and changed their corporate culture
Jessi Lawrence, SASB & Amber Swope, DITA Strategies
Adapting processes for new technologies
Dawn Stevens, Comtech Services
Learn how Simplified Technical English drives quality in IoT
Mark Ogden, Etteplan
5:20

7:30
Attendee’s Networking Reception
Held in the Exhibit Hall   (Be sure to have your Passport stamped at this event to win a prize!)

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