Wright Information Indexing Services

American Society of Indexers
Co-Chair, Digital Trends Task Force, ASI
Co-Chair, IDPF ePUB 3.0 Specification Proposed Working Group on Indexes
President, pro tem, New Mexico A to Zia Chapter, 2008-2016
Presented "Indexing the Dead," National Conference 2017
Co-presented "Beyond Book Indexing," National Conference 2017
Co-presented "The Matrix Rebooted," National Conference 2016
Presented "Trends in Digital Publishing," National Conference 2012
Presented "eBooks and Indexes," National Conference 2012
Presented "Update on eBooks," National Conference 2012
Presented "Indexing in InDesign," National Conference, 2012
Presented "eBook Indexing: Where are We Now," Colorado Conference 2011
Presented "eBook Indexing: Where are We Now," Albuquerque Conference 2011
Co-presented "eBook Indexing: Where are We Now," National Conference 2011
Co-presented "Taxonomy Case Studies," National Conference 2011
Presented "The Wilson Award for Real World InDesign," Rochester, 2010
Presented "Indesign Indexing" workshop, National Conference 2010
Presented "Embedded Indexing" workshop and "Trends in Indexing: the Long Tale or the End of the Tale?," and co-presented "Social Networking panel," ANZSI Conference, Sydney, 2009
Presented "Trends in Indexing: the Long Tail or the End of the Tale?," Pacific NW Chapter of ASI, 2008
Presented "Embedded Indexing," National Conference, 2008
Co-Presented "Indexing Disasters," National Conference, 2008
Co-Presented "PDFs in Indexing," National Conference, 2008
Co-Presented "Managing a Multi-Volume Indexing Project: An Evolutionary Approach," National Conference, 2003
Presented "A Software Field Trip," National Conference, 2003
Presented "Finding Online Information: Precision, Recall, and Frustration," Arizona Chapter, 2001
Co-presented "Sailing Round Cape Horn: The Tools We Need Now for Indexing," National Conference, 2000
Presented "Keywording Online Help," National Conference, 1998
Presented "PageMaker Indexing," National Conference, 1998
Presented "Learning Indexing," Pacific Northwest Chapter, 1998
Co-presented "Indexing Online" with Lori Lathrop, Boulder Conference, 1997
Presented "Embedded Indexing", New Mexico Conference, 1997
Co-presented "Weaving Your Own Small Web" with Kari Kells, National Conference, 1996
Webmaster for ASI Web pages, 1995-1997; Member of Web committee, 1995 - 1998

Association for Computing Machinery SIGDOC
Presented "Single-Source Indexing," National Conference, 2001

Australia/New Zealand Society of Indexers
Keynote presentation "Intrepid Indexing: From the Sea to the Stars," National Conference, 2013
Presented "ASI's Digital Trends Task Force: a Report," National Conference, 2013
Presented "Indexing in InDesign," National Conference, 2013
Presented "The Matrix: How to Get your Indexes Actively Linked Everywhere" with Glenda Browne, National Conference 2013

Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Assistant Editor for The Dispatch

Grateful Dead Scholars Caucus
Presented "Think This through with Me," Annual Meeting, 2015

Indexing Society of Canada / Société canadienne d'indexation
Keynote presentation "eBook Indexes: The Devil is in the Details," National Conference, 2012
Presented "ASI's Digital Trends Task Force: a Report," National Conference, 2012
Panel member: "To Award or Not to Award: That Is the Question," National Conference, 2012
Panel member: "Kindle, Fire, Touch, iPad: Hands-on E-books," National Conference, 2012

New Mexico Library Association
Presented "Everything That's Old is New Again," Annual Conference, 2003

Society for Technical Communication
Editor of the award-winning "A to Z: The Newsletter of STC's Indexing SIG," 1997 to 2002
Presented session on reusing indexing skills in "Indexing Progression," National Conference, 2004
Presented "Index Evaluation Workshop, National Conference, 2004
Presented "Questions and Answers about Indexing," National Conference, 2002
Served as One-on-One evaluator for Indexing reviews, National Conference, 2002
Presented "Finding Online Information: Precision, Recall, and Frustration," Region 7 Conference, 2000
Presented "Scheduling and Estimating Indexes," National Conference, 1996
Presented "Windows Help Keywords," STC Oregon meeting, 1996
Served as a judge in the Puget Sound Chapter's annual competition, 1994 and 1995

Tools of Change
Presented "Indexes in eBooks," New York, 2012
Presented "Indexes as Metadata for Discovery" Charleston Mini TOC, 2012

 

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