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Conference 2009: Schedule at a glance

The 30th anniversary conference took place from June 5 to 7 at the 89 Chestnut Conference Centre in downtown Toronto.

Conference news and announcements
Making the most of the conference
Pre-conference workshops
Conference schedule
Conference schedule at a glance
Informal pre-conference dinner
Welcome reception

Conference banquet
Speakers and partners
Location, dates and accommodations
Volunteer opportunities

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Thursday, June 4

6:30 p.m.

Informal pre-conference pay-as-you-go dinner

2035 Yonge Street
(Walk south from Eglinton station or north from Davisville station on the Yonge subway line)
416 440-1986

Friday, June 5

9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Pre-conference workshop:
Eight-Step Editing

Elizabeth d'Anjou

Pre-conference workshop:
On-Screen Editing with Microsoft Word 2007

Anne Stilman

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Pre-conference workshop:
On-Screen Proofreading with Adobe Acrobat

Craig Saunders

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. On-site check-in
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

30th anniversary welcome reception

9:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Pontypool screening

Saturday, June 6

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. On-site check-in (coffee and light snacks provided)
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Keynote address (Nora Young)
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Traduction (et revision!) comme jeu

Zoran Minderovic

Lasso the power of wild wikis and bronco blog

Janice Cunningham
Asha Jhamandas

All I know about information architecture I learned from substantive editing (almost)

Lynda Chiotti

Keyboard shortcuts and other techniques to increase your accuracy and speed—and save your mouse hand!

Jodie Renner

Books Gone Google

Roanie Levy

Diagnosis: Editor! A panel discussion on medical editing

Cath Booth
Joanne Lee
Alan Yoshioka

11:00 – 11:15 a.m. Break (coffee and refreshments provided)
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Outils Web : les secrets d'un profil efficace!

Anna Olivier

The next step in editing: The advent of structured authoring technology

David Jolliffe
Larry Sulky

What's up with English spelling?

James Harbeck

Japanese Paper: Ancient material, contemporary resource

Nancy Jacobi

Crossing the Line: An editor-turned-writer looks back

Sandra Gulland

Speed mentoring

Janice DyerNancy FlightStephanie FyshJennifer GlossopAnita JenkinsPeter MoskosRosemary ShiptonJan Walter

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (provided)

Vendor Fair

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The future of publishing

David Caron
Roy MacSkimming
Susan Renouf
Michael Tamblyn

Introduction à la reconnaissance vocale

Gaëlle Chevalier

Indexing software solutions for indexing crises

Sylvia Coates

Landing the Big One: Government work and the freelance editor

Greg Ioannou
Marion Soublière
Gael Spivak

New directions for standards and certification

Nancy Flight
Zofia Laubitz
Frances Peck
Barbara Tomlin

Networking with integrity: Selling your services without selling out

Riça Night

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Break (coffee and refreshments provided)
Register for AGM
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Annual General Meeting
(EAC members only)

6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Tom Fairley Award Banquet
Cocktails at 6:00 p.m.; dinner at 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 7

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. On-site check-in (coffee and light snacks provided)
9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Senior editors' roundtable

Charting your future: A workshop for editors

Lois Raats

Running a profitable business

Carolyn L Burke

Forging a Partnership: Editors and writers working together

Rosemary Shipton

Or well and good: Language standards in a changing world

Julian Thorsteinson

It's Not All Cute: Editing kids' books

Katie Hearn
Lynne Missen
Tara Walker
11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Break (coffee and refreshments provided)
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Copy editing: Making decisions and adding value

Elizabeth Macfie

Sexing the language: Editing for sexual minorities

Andrea Zanin

Exhibit E: Editing museum and art gallery catalogues

Glen Ellis
Lucie Chevalier
Jennifer Matotek

Textbook Teamwork

Linda Jenkins
Helen Mason
Rosemary Tanner

Superstar editors

Phyllis Bruce
Anne Collins
Patrick Crean
Louise Dennys

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Lunch (provided)
2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Closing plenary: The future of EAC

Moira White
Michelle Boulton
Joe Cotterchio-Milligan
Maureen Nicholson
Paul Payson