Category Archives: Events

Conference Follow-Up: Speed Mentoring and Business Cards

Perhaps as preparation for my mentoring activity at UCF, I decided to accept the invitation to participate as a mentor in a “speed mentoring” activity at the AIAA Space 2018 Forum this week. I also had to learn a hard lesson … Continue reading

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Overlapping Your Interests

If you have a lot of side projects with overlapping interests or topics, occasionally the various streams in your life will cross. This is a good thing, though sometimes it happens quite by accident. This week, I’ve got four different … Continue reading

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Staying in the Loop

This week I’ll be attending the 44th Space Congress in Cape Canaveral, Florida. I attended this event last year and got some good information out of it. Mostly the event covers happenings in the space business here in Florida–specifically, Brevard … Continue reading

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The Tech Writer as Event Planner

[This post has been modified from the original version. My apologies for any ugliness in the original posting.] I had this grand idea of starting this post by sharing how I got into the volunteer event management business. However, to keep things brief, … Continue reading

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Tech Writing and Event Management

Several years ago, when I was a bit more foolish, I got the bright idea to run a conference. While I learned about a year or two into the process that running things was not something I enjoyed, a friend … Continue reading

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