In APCOMTEC's reality, each event is nothing short of a small miracle that somehow persists exist against all odds.read more
Oops! APCOMTEC did it again!
The usual suspects have been considering how to expand on the successful Summer School organized since 2018 by TCeurope and now APCOMTEC.
As teachers and organizers were mingling in the Summer School earlier this year, we learned that Nick Hill had done an extended presentation …read more
As I took my motorcycle back to Lisbon though the leisurely N1 road on the afternoon of Jun 18th, the words of two former students kept coming back to my mind. "I like my new job so much that it doesn't feel like work at all!"read more
It's time for face-to-face events again, or perhaps hybrid events. APCOMTEC, with the support of all the usual suspects, is organizing a half-day presential event on Saturday, November 6th.read more
I was surprised to realize that only six people were attending the workshop that had the four of us travel all the way to Aveiro. There were a few sit-ins for the first hour, but they withdrew by the lunch break.
History of Plain Language
True to her style, Frances …read more
The creator of the ColorADD system, Miguel Neiva, could not speak at the event, and was replaced by António Guedes de Oliveira.
António Oliveira started by distributing colored paper and plastic glasses to part of the presenters, then showed a few color images. The paper glasses changed the colors in …read more
Four people shared a car from Lisbon to Aveiro in order to attend the third technical communication meeting by APCOMTEC, the Portuguese association of Technical Writers. In particular, I had the company of Maria Spínola, Laura Barros, and Carlos Costa.
Everyone agreed that getting out of bed early enough to …read more