TWT In-Person Conferences

Starting from August 20, 2022 till July 22, 2023, Tech Writer’s Tribe has organised 12 in-person events in a span of 11 months in 6 different cities of India. The conferences include two regional conferences also and have been hosted at company venues, such as Rocket Software and Sagitec Solutions (Pune), HPE (Bengaluru) and Broadcom (Hyderabad) as multiple public venues.

TWT Conferences in 2023

What went on during the first six TWT conferences of 2023 at different venues? Let’s check out. 

 

 

Summary

  • Date: March 4, 2023
  • Venue: Rocket Software Third Floor, Tower D, Panchshil TechPark One, Yerawada, Pune 411006.
  • Presenters: Gyanesh Talwar, Servesha Sunil Dudhgaonkar, Kedar Kulkarni, Gaurav Srivastava, Manasi Bhalerao
  • The Hosts: Rocket Software
  • TWT Organisers: Tech Writer’s Tribe Pune


The second conference organised by Tech Writer’s Tribe in Pune saw around 100 participants for a half-day event with insightful sessions and knowledge-sharing.

The conference commenced with a session titled Becoming a REST API Specialist Technical Writer delivered by Gyanesh Talwar. The second session, SME, Technical Writer and Documentation, was conducted by Servesha Sunil Dudhgaonkar. The following session, titled Finding Foothold in the Era of AI, was a joint effort by Kedar Kulkarni and Gaurav Srivastava. The conference concluded with a session by Manasi Bhalerao, titled Improving UX of Tech Docs.

We thank Mugdha Bapat and the entire Rocket Software team for hosting this event and supporting us to make it a successful one!

For details, see  the Pune Conference event page.

 

Summary

  • Date: March 18, 2023
  • Venue: HPE, Mahadevapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka, 560048
  • The Hosts: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
  • Presenters: Diana Divya S V, Thanuja V, Poornima Rajesh and Morris James Frank
  • TWT Organisers: Tech Writer’s Tribe Bengaluru Volunteer Team – Raghavendra V, Sufyan, Meenal, Tanuja, Ishaan

 

TWT hosted the third regional offline conference in Bengaluru at HPE office. 

First session was AI Writing – Threat to Writers? presented by
Diana Divya S V and Thanuja V. Poornima Rajesh and Morris James Frank conducted the second session which was on SaaS documentation.

Group Activity: UI/UX Workshop was the topic of Session 3 which was followed by a panel discussion AI – Boon or Bane for Tech Writers. 

TWT would like to thank Sandhya and Sunitha who helped the community by providing the venue for the conference and extended complete support in organising the event.

For more details, see the Bengaluru Conference page.

 

Summary

  • Date: April 1, 2023
  • Venue: Hotel Highland, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Presenters: Gopalkrishna Tharoor, Sandhya Meenakshy Nair, Mridula Menon, Nibu Thomas
  • Panel Members: Aiswarya Sudhakar, Gopu Shankar, Sreekesh S V
  • TWT Organisers: Tech Writer’s Tribe Kerala – Rahul Hari and Julie Erinjery.


TWT Kerala offline conference started with a traditional way of lighting the lamp by the speakers and Punit Srivastava. Punit presented an introduction about TWT and the relevance of the technical writing industry in Kerala.

With the participation of almost 50 people in a full-day event, the conference saw the collaboration of writers from different organisations.

Gopalkrishna Tharoor led the way by presenting the first session, Product Specification Document—Beneficial Aspects. Sandhya Meenakshy Nair presented the second session, From Print to Pixel—Effective Documentation in an Evolving World, in which she introduced the audience to different levels of users. In the third session for the day, Offline to Online Docs—Based on a Real Story, Mridula Menon shared her success story of migrating GreyOrange’s documentation from offline to online.

After lunch, the learning resumed with a Panel Discussion by Aiswarya Sudhakar, Gopu Sankar, and Sreekesh S V, in which they expressed their views about the opportunities and challenges of technical writing in Kerala while answering the questions by Punit Shrivastava.

The conference came to an end with the session, How Tech Writers Can Inspire Product Usage, by Nibu Thomas. During the interval between sessions, people communicated and interacted, which was the primary objective of the conference.

For more details, view the Kerala Conference Event page.

 

Summary

  • Date: May 27, 2023
  • Venue: The King’s Hotel, Egmore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600008
  • Presenters: Dr. Selvaraaju Murugesan, Shanti Narayanan, Pravin Kumar
  • TWT Organisers: Deepa Siddharthan and Jude Dominic Almeida

 

TWT Chennai team, Deepa Siddharthan and Jude Dominic Almeida, organised the second offline conference to impart knowledge from industry experts. Several interactive sessions were conducted among fellow writers from different parts of the country.

During the day, conference participants had the opportunity to choose among various sessions to discuss topics and develop recommendations.

This offline technical writing conference has discussion on Producing Generative AI-friendly content by Selvaraaju, Out of Box Thinking by Shanti Narayanan, API documentation using Swagger by Pravin Kumar followed by a panel discussion on AI – A Friend or Foe for Tech Writers. Panellists are Kripya Solutions’ Documentation Services Manager Jayashree Jayachandran, 16+ years experienced Sathya Dhayalan, Arcserve’s Technical Communications Manager Gayatri Nair, and Deepa Siddharthan, Principal Technical Writer at Oracle.

Once again, TWT brought together a marvellous array of resources to create an exciting, interactive event. 

For more details, view the Chennai Conference page.

TWT Conferences in 2022

Tech Writer’s Tribe started the journey of in-person conferences in August, 2022. In the process becoming the first platform of tech writers in India and the world to conduct offline event post-COVID for tech writers. By the end of year, within a span of 5 months TWT organised 5 such events in 4 different cities of India.

Summary

  • Date: August 20, 2027
  • Venue: T-Hub 2.0, Hi-Tech, Hyderabad.
  • Presenters: Gyanesh Talwar, Servesha Sunil Dudhgaonkar, Kedar Kulkarni, Gaurav Srivastava, Manasi Bhalerao
  • The Hosts: Rocket Software
  • TWT Organisers: Tech Writer’s Tribe Pune


The first-ever conference organised by Tech Writer’s Tribe got an overwhelming response wherein unfortunately we couldn’t accommodate all and registration had to be closed at 80.

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For event details, see the Hyderabad Conference event page.

Summary

  • Date: August 27, 2023
  • Venue: Public Venue
  • Presenters: Diana Divya S V, Thanuja V, Poornima Rajesh
  • TWT Organisers: Tech Writer’s Tribe Bengaluru Volunteer Team – Raghavendra V, Maya Chakrapani, Ishaan Aggarwal, Swarna

TWT hosted the first regional offline conference in Bengaluru. 

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For more details, see the Bengaluru Conference page.

Summary

  • Date: September 17, 2022
  • Venue: Hotel President
  • Presenters: Sumedh Nene, Akash Jujam and others
  • TWT Organisers: Tech Writer’s Tribe Pune – Jui Ogale, Vishakha Rao, Chaitali Labde, Vidhi, Amol Ketkar.

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Summary

  • Date: Nov 12, 2022
  • Venue: Hotel in Karolbagh
  • Presenters: Rahul Prabhakar, Nitin Beri, Kumar Vaibhav, Abhinav Aditya, Gaurav Trivedi
  • TWT Organisers: Anshita Dhawan

Video: Click to view a glimpse of the event

For more details, view the NCR Conference page.

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