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Editors Canada Conference 2017: Registration Now Open!

Conference 2017: Guardians of the Lexicons

Editors Ottawa–Gatineau, your proud hosts for the 2017 Editors Canada Conference, is pleased to announce that registration is now open!

The conference takes place June 9–11 at the Crowne Plaza Gatineau–Ottawa, in the heart of the National Capital Region amid the Canada 150 celebrations. The theme for Conference 2017 is Guardians of the Lexicons. We are the bold, the italic, and the underlined. We come in every style and font. Join us as we learn, network, and celebrate the work of editors!

As always, the Editors Canada conference will be packed with relevant, useful, and varied sessions to help you build and enhance your editing career and skills.

Register now!

Keynote speakers

Cherie Dimaline

John McIntyre

The conference will open Saturday morning with a keynote address by Métis writer Cherie Dimaline, and wrap up on Sunday afternoon with American editor, professor, and blogger John McIntyre.

Festivities and even more professional development opportunities

Don't miss the Friday night opening reception and Saturday evening banquet (featuring the always-hilarious Oops Awards). You can also register separately for the pre-conference seminars on Friday.

Register early to save

Register for Conference 2017 online or by downloading a printable form and mailing it in.

Early-bird pricing for the conference is in effect until Monday, April 10. The early-bird fee to attend both days of this year's conference is $395. As of April 11, the two-day fee will be $475.

Pre-conference seminars and the banquet are subject to additional fees, and you can register for them in the same form.

Member discounts

Good news! If you are a member of one the following organizations, you can also take advantage of our member rates, both early bird and regular:

Editors Canada
American Copy Editors Society (ACES)
Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD)
Canadian Authors Association (CAA)
Canadian Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters Council (CTTIC)
Indexing Society of Canada (ISC)
Institute of Professional Editors Limited (IPEd)
L'Association des auteures et auteurs de l'Ontario français (AAOF)
L'Association des auteurs et auteures de l'Outaouais (AAAO)
Magazines Canada
Network of Translators in Education (NTE)
Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC)
Société québécoise de la rédaction (SQRP)
Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) (Britain)


Hotels are filling up quickly in the National Capital Region because of the Canada 150 activities, so be sure to book early. Our official conference hotel, the Crowne Plaza Gatineau–Ottawa, has a limited number of rooms still available at a conference rate of $169/night for single or double occupancy. Book your room online now.

Visit the conference website for information about other accommodations, including Beds for Eds (our billeting program).

Join the conversation on social media

We can't wait to see you all in Ottawa–Gatineau this June. Follow us on Twitter @EditorCon for updates about the conference program, and use the hashtag #Editors17 to let us know you'll be there!

Conference 2017 sponsors

Ottawa Life Magazine