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ACES 20th ANNUAL

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

March 31-April 2, 2016

Portland, OR

Hilton Portland

Certain presenters will make the handouts from their 2016 ACES conference sessions available after the conference. These are provided as a service of the society and of the authors who are sharing their work. Sharing material is at the presenters’ discretion. While this material is available freely to you, you may not reuse these materials, in any form, without consent of ACES and the authors.

• Averting Burnout Constructively and Decisively

• Beyond the Plain Language Edit: Going the Extra Mile (slides and handout)

• Book Typography 101

• Bringing Your Critical News Lens to Sports Editing

• College Teaching: So You Want to Go Into the Classroom

• Copy Editing and Corpus Linguistics

• Cybersecurity Best Practices for Journalists and Editors

• Developing a House Style Guide

• Editing for Advertising and Marketing 

• Editing in a Vacuum: How to Thrive When You Are the Only Editor in Your Organization

• Getting Into the Thriving Arena of Educational Publishing 

• Getting it Right: Fact-checking Social Media and Nontraditional Sources (slides and handout)

• Going for the Gold: Editing Grant Proposals

• How to Get Your Dream Job on the Web (slides and handout)

• Interpreting Social Media Analytics

• Leadership in the Workplace

Mnemonize Your Editing Choices

• Responsible Writing and Editing on Sexual Violence (slides and handout)

• Rookie Mistakes Even Veterans Make

• Save Time and Your Sanity: Increase Your Efficiency With Microsoft Word

Sexist Creeps: How to Catch and Fix Sexist Language 

• Sweat This, Not That: Real Rules vs. Grammar Myths

• The Nuts and Bolts of Copy Editing Fiction

• Tips and Tricks for Using Styles in Microsoft Word

• Translation as Teamwork

• Turdmonger is Definitely a Closed Compound: Editing in Online Entertainment 

What’s the Word? Inclusive Language for Gender, Race and Disabilities 

• Working With Self-Publishing Authors: The Short Course



Conference News

Return to Comma-con: A student perspective on ACES 2016

Reflections from a student at ACES: Should we lead or represent usage shifts?

ACES 2016 Day 3 in tweets

Opening the table: Representing everyone in dialogue

Developing a house style guide

‘The Subversive Copy Editor’ redux: Breaking the rules when you need to