I'm interested in joining a professional association and I've narrowed
it down to ASIS&T or STC (can only do one this year). ASIS&T looks
great, but I'm wondering if it has more of a technical focus than what
I'm currently 'qualified' for (don't want to sign up for something I
can't understand). Then, maybe it would help me narrow my focus and grow
my knowledge base.
STC also looks interesting and seems a little more broad. I'm not sure
which is best. I have a marketing communications background and have
been in a user experience management role for 2 years, but have no
formal advanced education in IxD. It's all learning by getting thrown
into the fire, reading lots of books, listservs etc. I do plan to start
my masters in IxD or technical communication this year and definitely
want to grow in the areas of UxD/IxD. FWIW, the ASIS&T conference looks
more interesting to me than the STC conference this year.
Appreciate any thoughts / recommendations (or new ideas if I've