Preliminary-Program

 

Preliminary-Program

TimeEvent/Presentation
8:30Welcome Tea & Coffee and Registration
9:00

Opening and Welcome
Christine Keller – Business Development tcworld, Germany
Introduction of Dr. Michael Fritz - CEO tekom/tcworld GmbH, Germany, and 高建忠 Gao Jianzhong -Secretary-General, CAS, Beijing China

9:15

Technical Documentation as Part of the Safety Concept of Products
Dr. Michael Fritz - CEO tekom/tcworld GmbH, Germany
ISO/IES 82079 – The international standard for technical communication – Definition of product – Definition of product safety – Risk analysis – Three steps to product safety – Safety-related information – Warning messages – The role of technical documentation in product compliance, Example 1: European directives – Example 2: FDA regulations

10:00

State of the Art in International Technical Communication, Part 1: Structured Authoring and Translation

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ziegler, Institute for Information and Content Management/Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Structuring methods – XML, the technical standard for storing structured contents – DITA, a structuring standard for software documentation – Using structured authoring tools – Metadata: making contents intelligent – Re-use is king

10:45Tea and Coffee Break
11:00State of the Art in International Technical Communication, Part 2: Intelligent Publishing    
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ziegler, Institute for Information and Content Management/Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany  
The use of component-based content management systems – Translation memories for higher translation quality and for the reduction of translation costs – Managing multi-language translation processes – Publishing to different output media: print, embedded, online and mobile documentation         
12:00Lunch Break
13:15Sponsored Showcase – Best Practices in China, Part 1
"Digital Distribution of Product Information"
Fredrik Larsson, Manager, Digital Development, Semcon Sweden

14:15

Sponsored Showcase – Best Practises in China, Part 2
"Content Strategy for Efficient and Future-Proof Technical Documentation"
Berry Braster, Sales Director Technical Documentation, Etteplan, The Netherlands

15:15Tea and Coffee Break    
15:45

Sponsored Showcase - Best Practice in China, Part 3
"Developing Information, Delivering Intelligence"
Scott Bower, Executive Vice President, Tweddle Group

16:45 Tasks, Roles and Competences of Technical Writers   
Dr. Michael Fritz - CEO tekom/tcworld GmbH, Germany
17:45 Closing Discussion
18:00Networking

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