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Conference Schedule

EAC Conference 2011

                     EAC                     ISC            PEAVI

Conference Schedule

To help you plan your conference day, we’ve organized the conference sessions into a Friday, Saturday and Sunday schedule. Please note that the schedule is subject to change.

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Friday, May 27 Sessions

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

The BC Branch presents a full day of pre-conference workshops.

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM 

EAC Welcome Reception at SFU Vancouver.

ISC Sessions

8:45 AM – 9:30 AM     Keynote Address: Tapping into the universe – Do Mi Stauber
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM  Polishing the index – Enid L. Zafran
2:15 PM – 5:00 PM    Indexing as tapestry weaving: Patterns created by our decisions – Kari Kells

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM    ISC Banquet at the Water St. Cafe

Saturday, May 28 Sessions

8:15 AM -- 8:45 AM

Grammar bytes – Frances Peck

9:00 AM -- 9:45 AM

Opening remarks and Keynote Speaker Shelley Fralic.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Winning collateral: Writing and editing to fit a content strategy – Rebecca Graves
The networking system: A fresh take on what, why, how – Elizabeth Macfie
e-Everything and print too: Educational publishing does it all – Yvonne Van Ruskenveld and Lionel Sandner
Dictionaries: What’s in, what’s out, what’s good, what’s iffy – and who decides? – Victoria Neufeldt
Planning and delivering high-quality professional development workshops – Perry Millar
ISC    Preparing the indexing quote – Max McMaster
ISC    Freelancers and websites – Gale Rhoades

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

E-book publishing: What does it mean for editors?  – Jesse Finkelstein and Julie Morris   
Retirement? What’s retirement? – Joan Irving, Anita Jenkins and Rosemary Tanner
The e-volution of an in-house editor at the University of British Columbia – Morgan Chojnacki  
Storytelling in Squamish and Innu-aimun: Reference tracking strategies – Carrie Gillon 
Introduction to the public knowledge project, including open journal systems – Alec Smecher
ISC    The visual appeal of indexes: An exploration – Frances S. Lennie
ISC    Politicians' memoirs: The indexer's role in the publishing process – Alan Walker

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

Editing in the digital media world – Lisa Manfield, Rebecca Philps and Erik Rolfsen
e-Survival: How to start – and sustain – an online editing business – Patricia Anderson
Beyond the logo: Building a brand through content – Pamela Findling
La révision de cours en ligne : compétences éditoriales et défis technologiques – Anna Olivier     
Become a better tweditor, one tweet at a time – Daphne Gray-Grant
ISC    Indexing historical documents – Kate Mertes
ISC    Indexing, metadata,and search: Creating a compass for technical documentation using index entries – Ronnie Seagren

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Grammar bytes – Frances Peck

3:15 PM – 4:45 PM

EAC Annual General Meeting

6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

EAC Awards Banquet

Sunday, May 29 Sessions

8:15 AM -- 8:45 AM

Grammar bytes – Frances Peck

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

What’s it all about, Google Books? – Jenna Newman   
Speed Mentoring  
Business acumen: Earn more. Work less (Part 1) – Carolyn Burke
Narrowcasting in a crowded media landscape: Magazine professionals share their strategies – Eury Chang & Myungsook Lee
Fact-checking for copyeditors – Ann-Marie Metten

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

Re-imagining publishing as if the Web mattered – John Maxwell  
Practical steps for building a successful freelance editing career – Arlene Prunkl
Business acumen: Earn more. Work less (Part 2) – Carolyn Burke
Senior editors’ roundtable: Experience and value – Georgina Montgomery  
The power of email marketing – Gail Watson   

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Evaluating and editing scientific illustrations – Dina Theleritis
“To be” or not “to be” – Jim Taylor
Writing for the Web: Nourish the spider, engage the human – Rick Sloboda  

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Blogging as a self-editing discipline – Carol Tulpar
An in-house editors’ open discussion group –Iva Cheung    
DIY books: Working with self-publishing authors – Donna Dawson and Sheila Mahoney
Captioning and subtitling for film, TV, and beyond: An editorial subfield – Kelly Maxwell   
Online editing: New tools and emerging roles for corporate editors – Terence Little

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

EAC publications today and tomorrow – Melva McLean
Editors and indexers: Working together for a better result – Karen Griffiths
The corporate writing guide: Creating consistent, concise and clear communication – Rhonda Helman
Aboriginal perspectives in publishing: How the past can inform the present – Jan Hare
Well begun is nearly done: Desktop publishing workflow at warp speed – James Harbeck

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

Closing remarks and Keynote Speaker Rochelle Grayson

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