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The ACM Chapter International Conference on Educational Technology, Language and Technical Communication (ETLTC)

ABOUT

Professor Dr. Wolfgang Ziegler






Prof. Dr. Ziegler teaches at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany and works as an independent consultant in national and international projects. He is holding a diploma and Ph.D. degree in theoretical physics and is for more than 20 years involved in the field of technical communication. He introduced various concepts within content management and content delivery.

Professor Dr. Ana Cristina Garcia-luna Romero 






Prof. Romero investigates the production and perception of the public space and housing from an interdisciplinary approach to establish environmental criteria in the design and construction of the city. Professor at the University of Monterrey in the Department of Architecture where she has also been in the Chair of the Department of Interior Design. She has lived, studied and worked in the United States, Brazil, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Mexico. Because of her interest in the field of realization of forms and space, aesthetics and product engineering has postgraduate studies related to construction management as well as in architecture and sustainability. Currently, she is working on her doctoral thesis. In her professional career has over ten years of practice where she has worked either with national and international architects and designers. Cristy combines her interest in architecture, design and urban sociology with her passion for travel around the world by offering to consult and training in different countries.
    
Professor Hiram Alejandro Cantú Campos







Prof. Campos is a Biomedical Engineer who received his undergraduate degree from Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM). In 2012, Mr. Cantú received an M.Sc degree in Biomechanics from the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at McGill University. After this, he enrolled in a Ph.D. program in Clinical Biomechanics within the same department and university with the goal of gaining a better understanding of the freezing mechanisms in upper and lower limbs in individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Currently, he is finishing his Ph.DAs a graduate student, it stands out his collaboration in the physical training sessions organized for individuals with Parkinson’s disease at the Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors in Montreal, Quebec. In academia, he worked as a teaching assistant in the courses “Biomechanics and Human Movement” and “Biomechanics and Motor Learning” at McGill University. He has received different awards such as the CONACYT Fellowships for Master and Ph.D. studies, the Bloomberg Manulife Fellowship given by Lawrence S. Bloomberg and the Manulife group in Canada, and three Graduate Excellence Fellowships from McGill University. Starting June 1st, 2016, he joined the UDEM community as the Biomedical Engineering Academic Program Director. Besides his administrative tasks, Mr. Cantú also collaborates in academia as a professor and thesis supervisor of final evaluation projects of those students seeking to obtain their undergraduate degree. His research areas of interest are Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Engineering applied to vulnerable communities.

Professor Dr. Martin Schober






Martin Schober has been Professor of Internet and Media Technology at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences since 1998. He deals with the creation and conception of multilingual, multimedia, interactive learning applications for the web and mobile devices as well as the generation of the necessary media. Prof. Schober conducts research in the fields of e-learning, augmented reality and virtual reality. He founded and manages the multimedia laboratory of the course and is a conference advisory board member of Tekom. 


Prof. Dr. Michael Tewes






Professor Tewes was the Vice Dean for 2013-2016, Dean of the Faculty of Information Management and Media at the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences - Technology and Economy since 2016. Since 2009, he is the Professor for Applied German Linguistics and Intercultural Communication at the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences - Technology and Economics. Focus: grammar theory, mathematical linguistics, computational linguistics.




Mr. Dominik Lachler

   
Dominik Lächler is head of the department Bürkert Information Management (bIM) at Bürkert Fluid Control Systems where he’s in charge of aligning and defining workflows towards a global Content Strategy in the context of new business models. Furthermore, his team is responsible for the Translation Management at Bürkert and providing the necessary tools for a consistent corporate language. He’s holding a master’s degree in Technical Communication of the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences.
    

JAPAN TECHNICAL COMMUNICATORS ASSOCIATION (JTCA)

   
「一般財団法人テクニカルコミュニケーター協会」について
本財団は、製品・サポート情報の品質改善により国民生活の向上を目指すとともに、各種製品・サービスの利用に際しての安全性向上と誤使用防止、および製品・サービス供給者におけるリスク管理への寄与につとめ、技術の活用およびそれから得られる体験価値における社会的・地域的格差の解消を図り、以下の公益目的の達成のための活動を行う。
上述の公益活動を通じて、製品・サポート情報を効果的かつ効率的に提供することにより、社会貢献を果たす。

About the “Japan Technical Communicators Association (JTCA)”
In conjunction with aiming to improve the lives of citizens by improving the quality of product and support information, JTCA is endeavoring to contribute to risk management in improving safety and preventing misusages, and for the providers of products and services when various products and services are used, thus JTCA intends to eliminate social and regional disparities in the technological usages and experience values that are then acquired, therefore JTCA is planning to actualize the charitable objectives.
Through the aforementioned public-interest activities, we shall contribute to society by providing products and support information effectively and efficiently.