Impressions of Evolution of TC 2019 in Sofia

A record number of attendees gathered in Sofia for the 10th anniversary edition of the Evolution of Technical Communication. On 4th and 5th June, the conference welcomed 140 attendees from 16 countries all over the globe.

Desislava Mihaylova and Ani Koycheva from tekom Bulgaria opened the event and made a short recap of the conference in the past 10 years, highlighting its path from a small local community event to an ever-growing international conference. They also spoke about future plans and activities in Bulgaria. This was followed by a keynote by Ellis Pratt, a Consulting Technical Communicator and Director at Cherryleaf, listed as one of the top 25 Content Experience influencers in the world in 2017. He spoke about „What Skills will Technical Communicators Need for the Upcoming Years“.

The day continued with sessions from Leah Guren with „Secrets of User Compliance“, Alice Otero with „How Social Media Helps Making Customers Happy“, Michael Fritz with „IoT and Technical Communication“, as well as Dimiter Simov with „The Bias Talk“, among others. This was followed by a cocktail celebrating the 10th anniversary, a special cake and a speech by Tiziana Sicilia, vicepresident of tekom Europe.

As per Evolution of TC tradition, the second conference day continued with workshops like “Presentation Hacks: Speak like a Pro”, “Let’s Make a Podcast”, “Automation Style Guide Rules Using a Chatbot” and many more.

The Acta Verba team provided end-to-end event management and PR services for the only conference in Southeast Europe dedicated to tech communication for the 4th time.  : )

More photos HERE.