Tuesday~ April 28, 2020


Track 1

Track 2

Track 3

Technology Test Kitchen

8:00 – 9:00  Breakfast
8:15 – 9:00 Morning Stretch: Expanding DITA Across the Enterprise
Facilitated by Gretyl Kinsey, Scriptorium
9:00 – 9:40 DITA: 15+ Years Old
Kris Eberlein, Eberlein Consulting
Giant Leap Forward – A Reusable DITA Adoption Plan Framework
Pam Noreault, SDL
Put the Principles into Practice: Creating Content for Reuse
Regina Lynn Preciado,
Content Rules, Inc.
9:50 – 10:30 Do You Really Want To Make Me Cry? Advice to my former self
Robert Anderson, Oracle
A Match Made in DITA
Gretyl Kinsey, Scriptorium & Teeghan Herian, 3M 
10:30 – 11:15 Break / Breakaway Topic #2: Authoring Tools; facilitated by Comtech
11:15 – 11:55 DITA: Beyond Tools
Bernard Aschwanden,
Publishing Smarter
Mastering Efficiency and Impact in Content Creation and Delivery: a Mastercard Case Study
Jill Sheffield, Mastercard
Context and Reuse in DITA Projects
George Bina,
Syncro Soft/oXygen XML Editor
12:05 – 12:45 Do You Want To Be A Player? There is a catch…
Tetsuya Sekine, InfoParse
Fast, Flexible and Fine: Doing more with DITA
Eric Damitz, Typefi
Using Warehouse Files to Improve the Overall Findability of Your DITA Content
Liz Fraley,
Single Sourcing Solutions
12:45 – 2:15 Lunch
2:15 – 2:55 Enhancing DITA Publishing with Plugins
Radu Coravu,
Syncro Soft/oXygen XML Editor
Herding Content – Content Management Reinvented
Sabine Bennett, Salesforce & Frank Miller, Ryffine
Using Key References, Warehouse Topics, and Ditaval Files to Rebrand Documents for OEMs
Michael McGinnis & Julie Atkins, Tridium
3:05 – 3:45 Trends in localization practices for next-gen DITA
Dominique Trouche, Whp
Preserving Intelligent DITA Content Through Delivery Channels
Charles Andrews, Ovitas, Inc.
Consolidation of Content
pending confirmation

Reusing Content
pending confirmation

3:45 – 4:30 Break / Breakaway Topic #3: Publishing Tools; facilitated by Brianna Stevens, Comtech
4:30 – 5:10 Automating DITA files in Git for Translation to Multiple Languages
Todd Flaska & Olivier Libouban, Lingoport
(Even More) Considerations When Planning a DITA Migration: Advice from the front line
Brian Trombley, DCL; Brianna Stevens, Comtech Services
Getting Pushy With DITA: The Costs and Benefits of Conref Push
Stan Doherty, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
5:20 – 6:00 Automating Translation 
pending confirmation
Best Practices for Automated Conversions and Beyond
Bill Gearhart, Ryffine
Implementing Custom Templates to Maximize Content Reuse and DITA Acceptance
Frederic Fontbonne & Yamina Dessein, BIOMERIEUX


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