The conference focused on all things related to software documentation.

Portland, Oregon
May 6-8, 2018

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What is Write the Docs about?

Write the Docs brings everyone who writes the docs together in the same room: Programmers, Tech Writers, Support, Designers, Developer Advocates, and more. We all have things to learn from each other, and there’s no better way than sitting together and talking.

We invite you to join 400 other folks in a three-day event to explore the art and science of documentation.

Schedule Overview


May 5

If you're in town early, join us for the Hike. Portland has excellent access to the woods right in the city, and we'll be exploring Forest Park and the Hoyt Arboretum.

Writing Day

May 6

Join us for the Writing Day and Welcome Reception. The first official day of the conference is full of chances to interact with other documentarians.

Main Conference

May 7-8

The main days of the conference. We will be running our main track in the ballroom, and the Unconference in Lola's Room.





CFP Reminder & Ticket Sales Open

Now that we’ve crossed the threshold into 2018, the Portland Write the Docs conference is suddenly feeling much closer! Our call for proposals closes next Wednesday, and tickets for the conference are officially on sale. Read on for more details on both!




Announcing Call for Proposals and Website

Welcome to the official launch of Write the Docs Portland 2018. We hope you're getting excited – we certainly are! It’s shaping up to be another wonderful year full of great conversations and interesting talks.