Make plans now to join us for the 2021 PPA Virtual Symposium.  This year’s symposium will take place August 2-4, 2021 from 10:00am to 2:00pm (EST) each day.  Click on the following link to register:


PPA 2021 Virtual Procedure Annual Symposium Registration



And while you are at it, go ahead and mark your calendars for the 2022 PPA symposium.   You won’t want to miss it! We will be returning to the Reunion Resort, Kissimmee Florida.  This event will be held June 21-23, 2022.  Current plans are to have Procedure Writer Training on Monday and Friday (June 20th and 24th).



PPA provides opportunities for anyone with an interest in developing best in class human factored procedures and work instructions. PPA membership has its advantages, including communication with highly experienced procedure writers, supervisors, and managers.

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PPA, in collaboration with a number of member companies, has developed a technical writer training program and certification based on industry recognized standards. PPA also offers a certification process for highly qualified instructors to teach this course.

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Procedure Standards

Through a voluntary consensus process, PPA standards help member organizations write and process human factored procedures and work instructions in a manner that supports safe and reliable operation.View Procedure Standards for Purchase »


Thanks to our sponsors for their continued support of procedure excellence.

Details on how to sponsor are contained in the annual symposium registration page. Contact the Director of Symposiums for additional information.