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Reception, Banquet, and Special Events

Library Tour

—Thursday June 11, 3:30 (2015-06-11T15:30-04:00)–4:30 p.m. (2015-06-11T16:30-04:00) / Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library (120 St. George St.)

If you’re attending Editing Goes Global in June, please note that we’re offering a tour of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library on Thursday, June 11, from 3:30 to approximately 4:30. The group will be meeting up at 3:00 and will travel to the library together. You will need money for transit tickets.

The tour guide is encouraging participants to review the collection online in advance to see if there’s anything in particular he should pull from the stacks.

The tour is limited to 20 people. If you would like to sign up, email Caitlin Stewart with the subject line “Fisher.” Deadline: Monday, June 8.

Thursday Night Kick-Off Dinner

—Thursday June 11, 6:30 p.m. (2015-06-11T18:30-04:00) / Il Fornello (214 King St. W.)

Catch up with old friends and meet new ones the night before the conference starts! Join us at Il Fornello at 214 King St. W. at 6:30 p.m. for dinner and drinks. Gluten-free options are available, and diners will receive separate bills.

If you’re planning to attend, please RSVP to Caitlin Stewart with “Thursday Dinner” in the subject line by May 29.

Scavenger Hunt

—Friday June 12, 12:45 (2015-06-12T12:45-04:00)–2:30 p.m. (2015-06-12T14:30-04:00) / streets around Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Looking for something fun to do during your lunch break on Friday? Then join us for an editing scavenger hunt on the streets around the conference venue. We’ll give you a map and a list of things to find, and you do the rest.

Search for alliteration, diacritics, and ampersands while you meet new editors, get some fresh air, and see a bit of the city. Grab a hot dog from a street vendor or a quick bite to eat at one of the many restaurants along the route. Did you see a typo on a sandwich board or your lunch menu? That’s worth a point!

Did we mention there are prizes?

Scavenger hunters will meet at 12:45 at the registration desk. We encourage you to sign up in advance (email Caitlin Stewart with the subject line “Scavenger Hunt”).

Opening Reception

—Friday June 12, 5:30 (2015-06-12T17:30-04:00)–7:30pm2015-06-12T19:30-04:00) / Room 205, Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Make your experience at the first global conference of editors even more memorable by socializing and networking with colleagues and friends at our opening reception.

Awards Banquet

—Saturday June 13, 7:00 (2015-06-13T19:00-04:00)–9:30pm (2015-06-13T21:30-04:00) / Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Cost: $85 + HST

  • 7:00pm: pre-dinner reception, cash bar
  • 7:30–9:30pm: dinner and EAC/PWAC awards presentation

Join us at our annual banquet to celebrate our award winners and enjoy a fun evening with colleagues from around the world. Though it’s not a formal event, attendees are welcome to dress up.

Dinner will be buffet-style with a variety of options available. The more people who attend, the more food choices we will be able to offer, so please register early.

If you’ve already registered for the conference, you can still purchase a banquet ticket separately. Follow the registration process, and select the banquet as your event option.

Editing Canadian English 3 (print edition) to be launched on June 13!

—Saturday June 13, 2:15 (2015-06-13T14:15-04:00)–2:30 p.m. (2015-06-13T14:30-04:00) / Room 201, Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Following the successful launch of the online edition in February, the print edition of ECE3 will be launched at Editing Goes Global at 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, in Room 201.

All the content has been completely revised and updated by dozens of expert editors from across the country. Pick up your copy hot off the press at the special launch price of $40 (regular price: $44.95), and we’ll pay the GST! Cash, cheques or credit cards accepted. Books will be available for purchase from 2:15 to 3:30pm on Saturday and from 9:00am to 3:00pm on Sunday.

CANCELLED: Session on Governance for EAC Members

—Saturday June 13, 12:15 (2015-06-13T12:15-04:00)–1:15 p.m. (2015-06-13T13:15-04:00)

The lunchtime governance session is cancelled. Upon reflection, and with input from members, it was decided this wasn't the time or place for the session and discussion. It was thought better for the governance discussion to take place more broadly with members throughout the next year and at the next AGM.