ACES National Conference



April 26-28, 2018

Chicago, Illinois

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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. They attend to gain:

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.

Conference News

The importance of checking facts when editing fiction

Language evolution affects more than just grammar

Linguist Lynne Murphy, Separated by a Common Language blogger, to be keynote speaker at ACES 2018

My first ACES conference: An inspiring, motivating and educating experience

Faking extroversion helps introverts break out of comfort zone

10 pieces of advice for freelance editors


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