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Seminars: They're Worth the Investment

When was the last time you invested in your career? Whether we work freelance or in-house, continuing professional development helps us all become better editors. Having recent workshops and seminars on your CV shows employers that you're committed to continuous learning. It also gives you a chance to meet people who are at different stages of their careers, which creates new learning opportunities for everyone, and builds your network of contacts. 

Have a look at our line-up of seminars. Consider learning more about a type of editing that's outside of your normal responsibilities, or brush up on something you already know. You're worth the investment! 

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Editors Ottawa–Gatineau has built its reputation as a trusted source of quality training: its instructors are seasoned editors and writers whose workshops engage participants through discussion and hands-on exercises and equip them with invaluable communication skills.

Our teaching advantage is smaller groups that interact with the instructor and other participants to enhance the learning experience and share information. 

2017–2018 Seminars

Doin' it Right: Correct Grammar and Punctuation – Thursday, September 21

Substantive Editing – Monday, October 16

Writing and Editing for the Web – Wednesday, November 8

Creating a House Style Guide: A Simple Tool for Producing Better Documents Faster – Thursday, November 30

Stylistic Editing – Tuesday, December 12

Copy Editing II: Judgment Calls and Added Value – Thursday, January 11

Révision de textes unilingues et bilingues – Le mercredi 31 janvier

Starting a Freelance Career – Saturday, February 24 (AM)

Social Media Marketing – Saturday, February 24 (PM)

Practical Proofreading – Thursday, March 15

Eight-Step Editing – Tuesday, April 10

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Additional seminars in French are offered by our colleagues at Editors Quebec-Atlantic.