Brisbane, 13-15 September
Great speakers, plenty of professional development opportunities covering a host of editing-related topics, invaluable networking opportunities - the conference is a real bargain. Browse the program and choose what suits you best.
Don't forget there are five workshops to choose from on Wednesday 13 September, immediately preceding the conference on 14-15 September, which is being held in sunny Brisbane.
See the workshop page for details and to register for the workshops.
About the conference
The theme of the conference will be: 'Advancing Our Profession'.
This will be the first conference of our new national organisation and a great opportunity to help advance the profession of editing.
The conference will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, in the heart of South Bank on the Brisbane River and within walking distance of the city.
If you have any questions, please contact Conference Logistics on 02 6281 6624 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I come if I'm not a 'real' editor? To find out, go to the Conference Blog. There you will find useful tips and information to help you get the most out of your visit to Brisbane.
New award for excellence in editing
The Rosie, named after the late Rosanne Fitzgibbon DE, recognises excellence in editing. Rosie (Rosanne Fitzgibbon) was an Australian literary editor who worked with well-known writers such as Thea Astley, Peter Carey, Kate Grenville and Janette Turner Hospital. She was renowned as an editor who devoted her time generously to both her authors and her profession.
The winner of the Rosie will receive a cash prize of $4000. Nominations for this biennial award have now closed. The winner will be announced at the Conference dinner on 14 September.
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