ACES National Conference



April 30-May 2, 2020

Salt Lake City, Utah

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Update March 17 Update - As the entire country has watched the COVID-19 pandemic develop, we at ACES: The Society for Editing have been waiting for guidance on gatherings and working with the hotel that was set to host our National Conference at the end of April. With the health, safety, and well-being of our attendees, sponsors, and staff in mind, and after much discussion, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel the ACES 2020 National Conference.

Read our official statement that includes information about online conference availability and registration refunds.

Why Attend?

ACES has been the nation’s premier editing conference since 1997. Editors in a wide range of industries come together to get quality training from recognized experts in the field. Attendees:

Who Attends?

You’ll meet all types of editorial professionals at an ACES conference: copy editors, proofreaders, substantive editors, and writers; academic editors, fiction editors, and medical editors; editors who specialize in marketing communications, magazines, and textbooks; professors who teach editing, and managers who oversee the work of other editors...the list goes on.

Upcoming Conferences:

April 22 - 24, 2021: Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta, GA

2022: Hyatt Regency, San Antonio, TX

2023: Hyatt Regency, Columbus, OH

2024: Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, San Diego, CA

Conference News

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