Upcoming events for 2016: PubWest Conference, Santa Fe, February; ASI, Chicago, June

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-present
  • 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


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


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


Tools of Change

  • Presented “Indexes in eBooks,” New York, 2012
  • Presented “Indexes as Metadata for Discovery” Charleston Mini TOC, 2012


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


New Mexico Library Association

  • Presented "Everything That's Old is New Again," Annual Conference, 2003


 

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