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Full program announced for IPEd National Editors Conference 2019

The full program has been announced for the Institute of Professional Editors’ (IPEd) National Editors Conference, which runs from 8-10 May in Melbourne.

Running under the theme ‘Beyond the page’, the conference will include thematic streams on academic editing, ethics in editing, occupational health and safety for editors, editing for accessibility, marketing your editing business, editing across platforms and formats, trends in information and communications technologies, and professional practice and development.

Sessions include practical workshops on editing commercial popular fiction, tendering for government work, legal issues for editors (including contracts, copyright, insurance and payment), mastering Microsoft Word, and managing money matters. Libby Varcoe, the head of content at the federal government’s digital transformation agency, will also deliver a progress update on the seventh edition of the Australian Government Style Manual.

As previously reported by Books+Publishing, the keynote speakers for this year’s conference are former Macquarie Dictionary editor Susan Butler, Wheeler Centre director Michael Williams, Australian National University associate professor Katherine Bode and The Good Copy co-founder Penny Modra.

Tickets are now available. For more information, and to see the full program, see the conference website.



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