Copy editors: Information on the upcoming American Copy Editors Society conference

For those copy editors among the ASBPE ranks, please see the information below about the annual American Copy Editors Society conference upcoming in March:

The American Copy Editors Society will hold its 19th annual national conference March 26-28, 2015 in Pittsburgh. The ACES conference will explore the theme of “Getting It Right,” with tracks focused on topics of fact checking, cultural sensitivity and corporate communication. The conference will feature more than 50 sessions that cover topics including basic editing, social media and digital editing, job hunting and career development, and workplace leadership, among many others.

The nation’s premier editing conference will host speakers from Merriam Webster, The New York Times and other top organizations, as well as award-winning professors and successful freelance editors. Ben Zimmer, executive producer of the Visual Thesaurus and and language columnist for The Wall Street Journal, will deliver the keynote address.

Attendees are encouraged to register before Jan. 31, 2015, to qualify for early bird pricing. Registration is $250 for ACES members and $450 for non-members for three full days of networking and training.

Conference information:

What: 19th Annual National Conference of the American Copy Editors Society

When: March 26-28, 2015

Where: Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown, 600 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh

Cost: Register before January 31 to get early bird pricing. Three-day registration is $250 for ACES members and $450 for non-members.

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