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The Premier Technical Communication
and Content Strategy Conference

October 3-6, 2021 | Fairmont Austin

MadWorld 2021 Schedule: Pre-Conference

Technical Support Lounge Open 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

8:00 - 9:00 AM

Pre-Conference Registration and Course Setup

Register for the pre-conference workshop, meet the speakers, and get prepared for a full day of learning. Staff will be on hand to ensure your laptops are set up and you’re ready for the workshop. Course requirements: Please bring your laptop with MadCap Flare installed.

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Pre-Conference Workshop Session

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Module 1: Getting Started

Presented by: Mike Hamilton

In this first module, Mike Hamilton will provide an overview of MadCap Flare, including a tour of the interface. We’ll take a look at projects in Flare, and cover what you need to know to get started on your first project.

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Pre-Conference Workshop Session

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Module 2: Adding Content, Linking Content

Presented by: Scott DeLoach, Jennifer Morse, Mike Hamilton

Our second module will cover adding content to Flare. We’ll break out into groups and cover different types of content you can import, such as Word, FrameMaker® and HTML files. Topics, Table of Contents (TOCs) and link types will also be covered as we dive into key concepts like topic-based authoring.

11:00 - 12:00 PM

Pre-Conference Workshop Session

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Module 3: Designing Content

Presented by: Paul Stoecklein

Designing the look and feel of your content can be managed in a number of ways in Flare. We’ll take a look at cascading stylesheets (CSS), Master Pages, Page Layouts, tables, skins and more. Paul Stoecklein, Documentation Director, will walk you through the MadCap Flare Online Help and its most recent design.

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Lunch

12:00 PM

Main Conference Registration Opens

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Pre-Conference Workshop Session

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Module 4: Single Sourcing Content

Presented by: Mike Hamilton

MadCap Flare makes it easy to single-source your content. We’ll take a look at the many single sourcing features in Flare, including condition tags, variables and snippets.

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Pre-Conference Workshop Session

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Module 5: Sending Topics for Review, Building Targets

Presented by: Jennifer Morse

Reviewing content is a key component to content creation. We’ll take a look at review workflows in MadCap Central and MadCap Contributor, and how they work with MadCap Flare. Finally, we’ll finish the module with building your targets in Flare, particularly the HTML5 and PDF target.

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Pre-Conference Workshop Session

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Module 6: Q&A

Presented by: Scott DeLoach, Jennifer Morse, Mike Hamilton, Paul Stoecklein

The final module of the workshop is a question and answer forum for all pre-conference workshop attendees.

2:00 PM

Technical Support Lounge Opens

4:00 - 6:30 PM

Welcome Reception

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Welcome reception details coming soon.

4:30 PM

Technical Support Lounge Closes

6:30 PM

Main Conference Registration Closes