Portfolio: Presentations

Below is a list of presentations showcasing the types of conferences and formats. Many of these presentations were performed in front of an audience of greater than 30 individuals. Find my profile as well as other technical communicators at the Tech Comm Speakers Bureau website.

Seeking Sunshine in Cloud Technology – STC Rochester Spectrum 2014


Presented: April 14, 2014
Presented at: Spectrum 2014 – STC Rochester Chapter
Type: Seminar
Summary: Can we keep our way of “doing business as usual” forever, or do we need to leverage online Cloud technology to accomplish our work? Learn how to plan, transition, and use Cloud technology to increase your productivity without fear of being washed out! We need to keep or profession competitive and up to speed with the demands of our clients, customers, and ultimately, our audience.
Slide deck: http://www.slideshare.net/roger-renteria/seeking-sunshine-in-cloud-technology-spectrum-2014

Leveraging Social Media to Advance Your Organization


Presented: April 13, 2014
Presented at: Spectrum 2014 – STC Rochester Chapter
Type: Seminar
Summary: How can you leverage social media to advance your organization? Where can you start and how to share your organization’s central message with the available social media options? How can you manage your social media channels easily and with very little effort to keep operations running smoothly?
Slide deck: http://www.slideshare.net/roger-renteria/leveraging-social-media-to-advance-your-organization
Handout: http://www.slideshare.net/roger-renteria/leveraging-social-media-to-advance-your-organization-handout

Seeking Sunshine in Cloud Technology – STC PMC


Presented: March 22, 2014
Presented at: Mid-Atlantic Technical Communication Conference – STC Philadelphia Metropolitan Chapter
Type: Seminar
Summary: Learn how to plan, transition, and use Cloud technology to increase your productivity without fear of being washed out! Can we keep our way of “doing business as usual” forever, or do we need to use online cloud technology to accomplish our work?
Slide deck: http://www.slideshare.net/roger-renteria/seeking-sunshine-in-cloud-technology-stc-pmc-2014

Social Media Webinar – Part 1 – STC CAC


Presented: November 4, 2013
Co-Presented with: Viqui Dill
Presented at: Society for Technical Communication – Community Affairs Committee Webinar Series
Type: Webinar
Summary: How do you go about choosing a digital solution to run or upgrade your chapter’s website, mailing lists, event board, and internal communications? What free options are available to save and archive all of the chapter’s digital information and historical records?
Slide deck: http://www.slideshare.net/roger-renteria/social-media-webinar-part-1-stc-cac
Recorded seminar: http://stc.adobeconnect.com/p7brqhcwo3s/

Carpe Opportunitas! Seize the (Professional Development) Opportunity


Presented: May 6, 2013
Presented at: Society for Technical Communication – 2013 Annual Summit
Type: Progression
Summary: Now that the economy is turning around, how do you find the technical communication opportunities? Which ones do you keep or which ones you pass on? Lastly, how do you showcase these opportunities as examples to promote you for your future employment endeavors?
Slide deck: http://www.slideshare.net/roger-renteria/carpe-opportunitas-seize-the-professional-development-moment
Handout: http://www.slideshare.net/roger-renteria/carpe-opportunitas-handout

Social media, websites, wikis, and email


Presented: May 5, 2013
Co-presented with: Viqui Dill
Presented at: Society for Technical Communication – 2013 Annual Summit – Leadership Day
Type: Progression
Summary: How can you upgrade your community’s website without breaking it and make your presence feel alive with email and social media? Learn how to migrate to newer technologies and easily promote activities through the many communication channels.
Slide deck (part 1): http://www.slideshare.net/roger-renteria/social-media-websites-wikis-and-email-stc-leadership-day-progression
Slide deck (part 2): http://www.slideshare.net/viqui_dill/stc13-ld-communications-publicity
Handout: http://www.slideshare.net/roger-renteria/leadership-day-handoutfinal

Avoid Social Media and Electronic Meltdowns


Presented: October 11, 2012
Presented at: The LavaCon Conference for Digital Media and Content Strategies
Type: Lightning Talk
Summary: In less than five minutes, what can you learn about avoiding social media and electronic meltdowns? Stay calm and carry on! Back up your systems and stop with the knee-jerk reactions on social media sites.
Slide deck: http://www.slideshare.net/roger-renteria/avoid-social-media-and-electronic-meltdowns