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Writing and Editing for the Web

Registration Information | Venue Information | 2017–2018 Seminars

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Capital Hill Hotel & Suites, 88 Albert St., Ottawa
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Registration fees (includes lunch, snacks, and HST):

  • Editors Canada member: $275
  • Non-member: $400 

Seminar Description

Because people read web and print copy differently, information for new media must be written, edited, and presented differently.

Topics for this workshop include

  • Creating content that matters
  • Deciding what to adapt from print, adding audio and video
  • Understanding site hierarchy
  • Getting your content noticed by understanding search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Tips on how an editor can adapt one piece of information for multiple media platforms

Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop for this workshop.


Moira Rayner White entered the work world as a social worker and later moved into social policy. In both professions, she found that her organizational skills, attention to detail, and love of words were pointing her in a new direction—the world of editing. Currently a freelance editor, writer, and trainer with both public and private sector clients, she has decades of experience editing print and electronic publications. Moira is a past president of Editors Canada.