October 12-13, 2012 … Courtyard Baltimore Downtown/Inner Harbor Marriott … Baltimore, MD
“Be a Better Freelancer: Resources for a Successful Editorial Business,” the 7th annual Communication Central “Build Your Business” conference for current and aspiring freelance writers, editors, proofreaders, designers, photographers, indexers et al.!
Speakers include: Carol Fisher Saller (University of Chicago Press), Jack Lyon (the Editorium), Erin Brenner (Copyediting newsletter), Elaine Smith (EWS Associates), Bevi Chagnon (PubCom), David Hazard (Ascent), April Michelle Davis (Editorial Inspirations), John McIntyre (Baltimore Sun and ACES), Carolyn Haley and Amy Schneider, Janice Campbell (NAIWE), Barbara Hart (Publications Professionals), Maggie Secara and more!
Session topics will include an innovative Editing Summit, A Writer’s Take on Troubleshooting and Customizing Word, InDesign for Editing and Proofreading, Websites that Benefit Your Business, Don’t Let Your Electronic Files Manage You, Adapting to Acrobat, and Go Wild with Wildcards for Greater Productivity, among others.
Registration is now open: 2012 C-C Conf Registration Form
Discounts are available for participants in past Communication Central programs and for members of various professional organizations. The early-bird deadline is August 30, 2012 – register soon for the best rate!
Hotel guest rooms are at the same rate as for the 2011 conference – only $139/night (plus tax). The conference rate is available for Thursday-Saturday nights, October 11-13. For hotel registration, click here.
Piggybacking on this year’s conference, Laura Poole will offer a Copyediting Bootcamp (fundamentals and advanced topics), on Sunday, October 14, at the same location. This will be an intensive skills workshop, great for beginner or intermediate-level copyeditors. Attendees of the Communication Central conference will receive a significant discount on registration for the Bootcamp. To find out more about the Editorial Bootcamp in general, visit www.editorialbootcamp.com.