Calling all fence-sitters!
Still looking for a reason to shell out your hard-earned dollars (tax deductible, of course) to go to the 30th anniversary conference? Here are 26 good reasons, alphabetized for your convenience.
|A||All the cool editors are going.|
|B||With Conference Buddies you won't have to mingle single.|
|C||The lead singer for The Circumstantialists leads EAC workshops—groove to the band at our 30th anniversary welcome reception!|
|D||Diagnosis: Medical Editing. Become a better medical editor, stat!|
|E||89 Chestnut's executive chef was recipient of the 2001 Toronto Escoffier Society's Chef Member of the Year award. Classy conference cuisine!|
|F||Quelques ateliers sont disponibles en français.|
|G||FEAC founding member Sandra Gulland autographs her internationally best-selling books.|
|H||Be part of history in the making—EAC will only turn 30 once.|
|I||Indexing workshop, see also: another great session at this year's conference.|
|J||The Japanese paper session will bring joy to your soul.|
|K||Kids' books editors give us a peek at their bunny eat bunny world.|
|L||You'll laugh, you'll learn, you'll be with so many people you really like.|
|M||Discover the world of museum catalogues from the Royal Ontario Museum, the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Power Plant at Harbourfront.|
|N||CBC's Nora Young, our keynote speaker, talks tech for technophobes and technogeeks alike.|
|O||The Oops Awards—meed we say nore?|
|P||Poet Laureate Pier Giorgio Di Cicco, our banquet speaker, has a reputation for comedic flair.|
|Q||What does "queer" really mean? Learn how to edit for sexual minorities.|
|R||Ripple effect. The connections you make at the conference will be far-reaching.|
|S||Superstar Editors—the biggest names in Canadian publishing share their wisdom.|
|T||Applaud the nominees for the Tom Fairley Award at the banquet.|
|U||It's all about us. Editors are not behind the scenes at our conference!|
|V||Merchandise at the Vendor Fair has been thoughtfully selected to delight you.|
|W||Wikis, tweeting and blogs, oh my! You'll be a whiz of a wiz after the social media session.|
|X||What's up with words like xylophone? James Harbeck takes on English spelling.|
|Y||Years from now, when we're still talking about this conference, you'll be so glad you were there.|
|Z||Zombies stalking and terrifying us on Friday! Zofia Laubitz talking about certifying us on Saturday!|
The 30th anniversary conference will take place from June 5 to 7 at the 89 Chestnut Conference Centre in downtown Toronto. Register now!
This message was produced on behalf of the Conference Committee by the national office.