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UA Europe Conference
UA Europe Annual Conference 8-9 June 2017, Harrogate, UK

Gold Sponsor:

MadCap Software logo

Silver Sponsors:

3di logo Fluid Topics logo

The Conference for
Software User Assistance

The Conference for Software User Assistance Professionals

Conference partners:

WritersUA logo logo

Exhibition and Product Presentations

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The Exhibition at UA Europe 2017 provides you with a great opportunity to see the latest user assistance products and services, and to quiz the vendors. Please come ready with your toughest questions!

Here is a list of the companies in the Exhibition. Click a logo to view that company's web site.

3di logo Adobe logo Cherryleaf logo
Congility logo Edissero logo
Fluid Topics logo MadCap Software logo

The exhibition will be open at the following times:

  • Thursday 8.00am - 5.15pm
  • Friday 8.00am - 3.20pm

Product presentations by sponsors and exhibitors

The first day of main conference will conclude with a series of presentations by sponsors and exhibitors, starting at 4.00pm.

The presentations are as follows:

4.05pm - 4.35pm

Fluid Topics:
From static books to dynamic semantic publishing for your documentation

(Bruno Fraissinede, Antidot)

Authoring solutions have greatly evolved over the last 10 years, but publishing is still stuck in a “static, flat and fat” document generation model. This presentation explains how to switch from a PDF and print-oriented view to a new Web and user-centric approach.

By using Semantic Web technologies for content modelling and enrichment, advanced Web 2.0 interfaces and social oriented features, organisations can change the way users access, read and value their documentation.

Accessing Content Wherever You Go – From Knowledge Base to Mobile App

More and more organisations are demanding mobile solutions that go beyond simply providing a responsive version of their content knowledge base. Field engineers, sales staff and customers often need the ability to reliably take content offline and work with no access to the internet.

Enabling users to quickly find relevant content and take it offline requires planning when the content is created.

This presentation explores the various factors that affect delivery of content and its preparation to support an offline mobile app strategy. It looks at how related content can be defined within a knowledge base, and provides a number of examples of organisations using Congility's DITAweb to deliver content on mobile apps.

You will learn:

  • How other organisations are thinking about adopting a mobile solution
  • How relationships can be created between different types of content in the delivery environment
  • How a structured or DITA-based knowledge base can be integrated with a mobile solution

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4.40pm - 5.10pm

MadCap Software:
Introducing MadCap Central for Cloud-based Content Management

(Mike Hamilton, MadCap Software)

Are you interested in learning how you can combine powerful desktop authoring with a cloud-based content management environment? Do you struggle with managing production schedules and tasks associated with your project deliverables? Are you tired of relying on your IT team to help publish your content?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, join Mike Hamilton for an overview of MadCap Central, where we will walk through how MadCap Central can extend your authoring and publishing capabilities within your documentation workflow.

Adobe for Technical Communication:
The (new) standard

(Willam van Weelden, Adobe)

With the Technical Communication Suite and the brand new XML Documentation Add-on for Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe offers a truly end-to-end solution for creating content, maintaining content, hosting content and tracking content uses. Whether you create regular content or whether you are looking for a DITA solution and a CCMS, Adobe has you covered.

Join Willam van Weelden and find out how Adobe can help you with the latest version of Adobe FrameMaker, RoboHelp, Captivate, XML Documentation add-in and more! Discover how you can easily publish content and even mix unstructured and DITA content in one streamlined publishing solution.