Finnish Technical Communications Society

The Finnish Technical Communications Society (FTCS, usually known by its Finnish abbreviation STVY) aims to promote the profession and the field of technical communication, enhance professional, national and international co-operation, and provide training for both members and non-members of the society.

Anyone who works in technical communication – writers, designers, translators, coordinators, illustrators, editors, managers, teachers, students and various others working in the area – can join the society.

FTCS is a virtual society that has no premises of its own. We work in our members’ offices and cubicles. For our members we aim to arrange webinars, local events, and a larger seminar biannually. We have an active Facebook group for relaying news and jobs to our members.

We co-operate closely with the technical communications programmes at the Universities of Tampere, Vaasa and Oulu, and also with companies that are in the business or that hire technical communication professionals.



Society spring meeting

Welcome to the STVY Spring Meeting at the Tampere University (Pinni B, Kanslerinrinne 1, the meeting room B0016) on Tuesday, May 28, at 17:00. To find the room, go down the amphi theater stairs next to Pinni B, and enter through the door on your right. Turn left, and the room will be on the right side of the corridor. After refreshments, the meeting will be held at 17:30-18:15 and is followed by a Minimalism workshop, where you evaluate your own material according to minimalism heuristics. Come and join us for some networking and discussion!

Please RSVP by Tuesday 21 May 2019 (via FloMembers invite). You can join in also online using Go to Meeting:

Tue, May 28, 2019 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM EEST

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.
Finland: +358 923 17 0556

Access Code: 812-159-237

More phone numbers
Germany: +49 692 5736 7300

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Spring meeting agenda:

  1. Opening of the meeting
  2. Electing the chair of the meeting, secretary, two people to check the minutes and two people to count votes, if needed
  3. Determining that the meeting has been called in accordance with society by-laws and can make binding decisions
  4. Approving the meeting agenda
  5. Presenting the society financial statement, annual report and auditor statement
  6. Approving the financial statement, and releasing the previous board from financial responsibility
  7. Discussing any other business suggested during the meeting

And it's a wrap! #stvy2018 #stvysemma2018 #stvyseminaari2018

Asentaja ei lue asennusohjeita – kouluttaja, asennusvalvoja tai projektipäällikkö tulkitsee ohjeen hänelle. Ohje on siis kirjoitettava niin, ettei ketjussa jää tulkinnanvaraa. #stvy2018 #tekninenviestintä

Haluatko lukea suomeksi minimalismin soveltamisesta dokumentaation laadun arviointiin? @VAKKIry open access -julkaisu tulossa vielä tämän vuoden puolella! #stvy2018 #tekninenviestintä

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