Editing in the digital age: software and systems for professional success
Editors should be up to date and proficient in … common word processing software for editing … and accepted techniques for handling electronic files. Australian standards for editing practice (IPEd, p. 6)
|Time||Presenters and session titles|
|9.00||President’s welcome (Cheryl Bettridge AE)|
|9.05||Announcements (Kerry Coyle AE)|
|9.10||Dr Hilary Cadman AE ‘PerfectIt – the editor’s friend’|
|10.15||John Denton ‘How to build a business’|
|11.15||Rhonda Bracey ‘Telecommuting: Pros and cons’|
|12.15 pm||LUNCH catered by Café Ultimo|
|13.00||Dr Hilary Cadman AE ‘Keeping up to date with electronic editing tools’|
|14.00||Margaret McNally AE ‘How many ‘p’s exist in publication?’|
|15.00||Georgina Wilson ‘Editing for the web – same, same but different’|
|15.45||Thanks and close|
PerfectIt – the editor’s friend and Keeping up to date with electronic editing tools
Hilary is a highly experienced science and medical editor, and trainer. Her background is in science. She has a PhD in biochemistry and spent 20 years working in research laboratories and universities in the UK, France and Zimbabwe. A Master of Science (communications) led her into a career in science editing in 1999.
Helping you not just to do business, but to build one!
John started his own training and development business in January 1997 as a licensee for Leadership Management Australia. He has 27 years experience in engineering, customer service, sales and management roles. Today, John is an experienced business person, business consultant, qualified facilitator and trainer, public speaker and ‘business ready for sale’ coach. His extensive knowledge is valuable for editors in any field.
Telecommuting: Pros and cons
Editing is an occupation that can be done from home—for at least part of the time. Rhonda has worked full-time from home since 2007. In this presentation, she shares her telecommuting experiences and the pros and cons of working remotely from a corporate office. Rhonda Bracey started her technical communication business in WA in 1999.
How many ‘p’s exist in publication?
Margaret is a highly experienced editor and professional writer who has written broadly for newspapers, magazines, and corporate organisations. Until recently, Margaret was managing editor of corporate publications at Curtin University, a position she held for more than six years.
Editing for the web – same, same but different
Georgina is an experienced editor working with the Department of Agriculture and Food in Perth. Recently her work has concentrated on the department’s new website.
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