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Conference 2008: Last chance to register online

Last chance for Edmonton conference

Join us in Edmonton as we explore the editing profession from a global perspective. Online registration closes on June 2, 2008, so don't delay. Visit the conference website now to register for Conference 2008: Editing in the Global Village.


2007 Tom Fairley Award winner

The winner of the 2007 Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence will be announced the at the conference banquet on Saturday, June 7. The shortlisted finalists are as follows.

Peter Midgley for Culturing Wilderness in Jasper National Park: Studies in Two Centuries of Human History in the Upper Athabasca River Watershed by I. S. MacLaren, Michael Payne, Peter J. Murphy, PearlAnn Reichwein, Lisa McDermott, C. J. Taylor, Gabrielle Zezulka-Mailloux, Zac Robinson and Eric Higgs
(University of Alberta Press)

Paul Payson for The Freshwater Fishes of British Columbia by J. D. McPhail
(University of Alberta Press)

David Prosser for This Rough Magic: The Making of an Artistic Director–a memoir by Richard Monette; as told to David Prosser
(Stratford Shakespearean Festival of Canada)

Saeko Usukawa for Abstract Painting in Canada by Roald Nasgaard
(Douglas & McIntyre Publishing Group)

Visit EAC's home page on Sunday, June 8 to find out who the winner is!

Conference special on Certification Study Guides—coming soon

EAC will be offering the Certification Study Guides at a 10% discount at the conference and for a limited time afterwards. Look for the advance order form at Conference 2008 in Edmonton. Or, if you won't be attending this year's conference, keep an eye on your inbox for the full details on ordering.

All four volumes of Editors' Association of Canada Certification: Study Guide and Exemplars, will be on sale:

Volume 1: Introduction and Elementary Knowledge of the Publishing Process
Volume 2: Proofreading
Volume 3: Copy Editing
Volume 4: Structural and Stylistic Editing
—new this year

This November, EAC will offer a test in Structural and Stylistic editing for the first time, as well as tests in Elementary Knowledge of the Publishing Process and Copy Editing. Proofreading will be offered next in 2009.

Visit the website for more information on EAC Certification and the study guides.