Programs and Events

STC Chicago 2017-2018 Programs

The table below contains a tentative schedule of STC Chicago programs for the 2017-2018 program year (August 2017-June 2018). This year’s programming includes a blend of tools, , professional development topics, and some networking fun.

If you have any ideas or suggestions for topics, speakers, or meeting locations, please send a message to We always strive to provide programming that interests our members!

For more information about a program, or to register for an upcoming event, watch our announcements on our Home page.


Date Topic Location
August 24, 2017 Summit Remix – Why Conferences are Good for You
(MK Grueneberg, Chris Hester, Linda Jansak, Linda Kelley)
Ram Restaurant, Schaumburg
September 21, 2017 Why Content Strategy is more important than ever in this Digital Transformation era
(Ruben Martinez)
CARA office, Oak Brook
October 26, 2017 Hello World! RIP Traditional Content Strategies and Methods
(Pam Noreault)
Olive Garden, Downers Grove
November 16, 2017 Getting Information You Need from Your SMEs
(Jennifer DeVries)
to be announced, Greek Town
 December 14, 2017 Lightning Talks and Holiday Party
(various speakers)
January 18, 2018 Creating MicroLearning in Micro-Time
(Shannon Tipton)
to be announced
February 15, 2018 Making an Impact Using Animated Videos
(Karen Kostrinsky)
 to be announced
March 15, 2018 STC Chicago Annual Volunteer Recognition and Awards Banquet Texas de Brazil, Schaumburg
April 19, 2018 Summit Preview to be announced
June 14, 2018 Annual Business Meeting and Trivia Night to be announced


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