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Guardians of the Lexicons: Preliminary Schedule

Friday, June 9

  Terrasse des Nations Salon Chaudière I Salon Chaudière II
9:00–12:00   Cite it RightCarolyn Brown Writing ProposalsChris Lendrum
 
13:00–16:00   Fact CheckingLaura Byrne Paquet Editing ChartsLaurel Hyatt
 
16:00–17:30 Break
17:30–19:30 Cocktail Reception — Terrasse des Nations

 

Legend

Language & Culture French Sessions Business Practices  Freelancers 
Self-publishing  Tools & Tips  Editing Practices   

 

Saturday, June 10

  Terrasse des Nations Salon des Nations Salon Chaudière I Salon Chaudière II Salon Châteauneuf Salon Wellington
8:00–9:00 Breakfast*
9:00–9:45 Opening Keynote: Cherie Dimaline — Salon des Nations
9:45–10:00 Break
10:00–11:00   How to Give Presentations and Speeches—James Harbeck Self-Publishing—Stacey Atkinson Speed Networking: Principles and Practice for All Types of People—Elizabeth Macfie Editing Certified: Preparing for the Editors Canada Certification Exams—Jeanne McKane, Anne Brennan Cultural Salvation or Just More Blue Books on the Shelf? (Ontario’s Royal Commission on Book Publishing Five Decades On)—Ruth Bradley St-Cyr
11:00–11:15 Break
11:15–12:15   Freelancing 201: Level Up!—Laura Poole Wardens of the Wordhoard: Language Change in a Nutshell—Robin Norris TBA Macro Editing: Seeing the Forest Through the Trees—John McIntyre Comment utiliser les Ressources du Portail linguistique du Canada—Julie Morin
12:15–13:15 Lunch*
13:15–14:15   Panel: How to Make Social Media Work for YouSue Archer, Robin Marwick, Brendan O’Brien An Introduction to Medical Copy Editing—Kristine Thornley The Language Portal of Canada: How to Use the Resource—Julie Morin Reclaiming the Muslim Narrative: How Diversity in Media Platforms is Key to Creating Social Impact—Ilhan Ibrahim Faire affaire avec le gouvernement du Canada—Stéphane Champagne
14:15–15:15 Break & AGM Registration
15:15–17:15 Editors Canada AGM — Salon des Nations
17:15–18:30 Break
18:30–19:00 Pre-dinner cocktails
19:00–22:00 Awards Banquet — Salon des Nations

*A light breakfast and buffet lunch are included with conference registration.

 

Sunday, June 11

  Terrasse des Nations Salon des Nations Salon Chaudière I Salon Chaudière II Salon Châteauneuf Salon Wellington
8:00–9:00 Breakfast*
9:00–10:00 Speed Mentoring—Elizabeth Macfie (must register in advance) The Future of Chicago Style—Carol Fisher Saller Setting Rates and Preparing Estimates—Arlene Prunkl Technical Editing—Marta Cepek The Great "That and Which" Hunt—Frances Peck Être connu et reconnu—Marie-Élaine-Gervais
10:00–10:15 Break
10:15–11:15   Panel: Indigenous Writers and Editors: Preserving Indigenous Languages—Cherie Dimaline, Waubgeshig Rice, others TBA Editing for Plain Language, Levelled Reading, and Various Reader Profiles: A Scenario Approach—Laura Edlund Freelance Editing: The Top 10 Things I Wish I Had Known—Elizabeth D'Anjou Live Editing—Erin Brenner, Laura Poole, Adrienne Montgomerie Editing in Your Second Language (bilingual session)—Nancy Foran
11:15–11:30 Break
11:30–12:30   Panel: Where Are the In-House Editing Jobs These Days?—Avivah Wargon, others TBA Freelance Academic Editing—Alison Jacques Blue Pencil Meets Pointy Heads: Editing the Experts—Lorie Boucher The Nuts and Bolts of Editing Fiction—Amy J. Schneider Sortie du zone de confort : Stratégies pour la valorisation pour langagiers professionels—Dominique Bohbot
12:30–13:30 Lunch*
13:30–14:30   Panel: The Future of Self-Publishing and Editors—Stacey Atkinson, Carla Douglas, Greg Ioannou, Arlene Prunkl Editing for Accessibility—Iva Cheung How to Book an A-Lister—Chantel Hamilton Winning Contracts with the Government of Canada—Marion Soubliere Using Checklists for Effective and Efficient Copyediting and Proofreading—Leslie Saffrey
14:30–14:45 Break
14:45–15:45   When to Break the Rules: Leaving the Style Guide Behind —Jenny Lass Working with Students: Myths, Ethics, Guidelines, and More—Janet MacMillan Crunching the Numbers: Performance Measures—Lana Okerlund The Art of the Query—Ruth Wilson L'autoedition vue de l'intérieur—Inside Self-Publishing (bilingual session)—Sandra Gravel, Michelle Boulton
15:45–16:00 Break
16:00–16:45 Closing Keynote: John McIntyre — Salon des Nations

*A light breakfast and buffet lunch are included with conference registration.