The American Copy Editors Society Announces 2015 Conference

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Register at early bird pricing for annual event to take place March 26-28 in Pittsburgh

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The nation’s premier editing conference will host speakers from Merriam Webster, The New York Times and other top organizations.

The American Copy Editors Society (ACES) announces its 19th annual national conference March 26-28, 2015 in Pittsburgh. The 2015 event will offer a wide variety of sessions for editors and writers in all settings as well as publishers, freelancers, consultants, students and journalism educators.

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. Keynote speaker Ben Zimmer, executive producer of the Visual Thesaurus and Vocabulary.com and language columnist for The Wall Street Journal, will deliver the keynote address at Friday night’s banquet.

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.

In addition to the daily sessions, the conference also will offer a spelling bee, silent auction, extended lunch hours and an after party where participants will have a chance to network with new and old peers.

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. Additional pricing information can be found here: http://www.copydesk.org/aces-2015-costs-and-registration-deadlines/.
To register: https://secure.copydesk.org/summit/step1.php

For information on the ACES conference, see http://www.copydesk.org/aces2015/.

ABOUT AMERICAN COPY EDITORS SOCIETY
ACES, the American Copy Editors Society, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) education and membership organization working toward the advancement of copy editors. Our aim is to provide solutions to editing problems, training and a place to discuss common issues. ACES is an international members’ alliance of editors working at newspapers, magazines, online news sites, public relations and marketing agencies and corporations. ACES was started in 1997 by Pam Robinson of Long Island, N.Y., and Hank Glamann of Houston. Today, ACES has a presence throughout the U.S., as well as internationally. For more information, visit http://www.copydesk.org.

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