Thank you to the following sponsors for their support and contributions towards ACES 2022 virtual conference, ACES Accelerate

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Silver Sponsor

American Psychological Association

The most widely used academic writing guides in the world, APA Style includes The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th Edition, the Concise Guide to APA Style, 7th Edition, and the Mastering APA Style Student Workbook. APA Style is also incorporated into APA’s Academic Writer, an online tool for helping students master academic writing.

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Bronze Sponsors

Dragonfly Editorial

Dragonfly Editorial is an agency with a mission: helping our customers bring clarity to complex topics. We do that with powerful writing, precise editing, creative design, and thoughtful content strategy.

We act as an extension of our customers’ teams, working side by side with them whenever they need—whether it’s late at night or over the weekend. We happily take on unexpected projects and pop-up requests. And we consider large, complicated projects a welcome challenge.

We’re driven in equal measure by curiosity, kindness, and passion for precision. That precision helps us succeed in complex industries like finance, IT, engineering, and healthcare. Our curiosity spurs us to track down the details needed to make your projects shine. And kindness is simply part of our DNA. 

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The Chicago Manual of Style

Find it. Write it. Cite it. The Chicago Manual of Style Online is the venerable, time-tested guide to style, usage, and grammar in an accessible online format. ¶ It is the indispensable reference for writers, editors, proofreaders, indexers, copywriters, designers, and publishers, informing the editorial canon with sound, definitive advice. ¶ Over 1.5 million copies sold!

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Nate Hoffelder

Nate has been helping people fix broken tech since 2010. He turns broken down Wordpress sites into sites which convert visitors into superfans, also builds sites from scratch, and helps authors with their social media and newsletters. In his spare time, Nate maintains two Little Free Libraries, is remodeling a house in West Virginia, and volunteers with literacy charities and writing clubs.

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Granite Peak Publications

Granite Peak Publications publishes well-researched titles on Greater Yellowstone. We named the company to honor our ancestor Fred Inabnit, who led climbing expeditions in the early 1900s into the Beartooth Range. That's where Granite Peak, the highest mountain in Montana at 12,807 feet, is located.

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EdiPro Written Language Experts

EdiPro offers copyediting and proofreading services to businesses, scholars, educators, publishers, and individuals - clarifying their language and structuring their content.

Our highly educated editors are diverse in their subjects of expertise. We are comfortable with any styles, including AMA, APA, Chicago, and more. EdiPro is a proven supplier for over 60 top publishing and corporate clients with more than 40 years of trusted editorial experience.

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Ideas on Fire

Ideas on Fire is an academic publishing and consulting agency helping interdisciplinary, progressive academics write and publish awesome texts, enliven public conversations, and create more just worlds.

Our transnational team of developmental editors, copyeditors, indexers, and researchers work at the cutting edge of knowledge production, fostering the ideas and texts that build racial, gender, sexual, disability, and environmental justice.

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UC San Diego Extension

At UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies, we believe great social and economic prosperity comes from integrating the collective knowledge of the university, community leaders, and professionals. Extended Studies thrives to foster a space designed to allow professionals at all stages of their careers to achieve a lifetime of learning. 

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Editors Canada

Editors Canada promotes professional editing as key in producing effective communication. Our 1,300 members are salaried and freelance, working with individuals and organizations in the corporate, technical, government, not-for-profit, academic and publishing sectors across the country and around the world in English and French. Many offer a wealth of editing-related services to their clients and employers.


Editors Canada supports professional development through seminars, online training and conferences; promotes and maintains high standards of editing through certification and reference publications; helps in-house and freelance editors to network and collaborate; and cooperates and partners with related associations in areas of common concern.

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Thoth Editing

Thoth Editing is a self-publishing service that specializes in all levels of editing for Indie authors. We’ve gathered the perks of traditional publishing, updated them to work for modern writers, then made it all available to self-publishers everywhere. Thoth Editing has worked with multiple Amazon best-sellers, and we’re ready to help you, too. We’re more than just your editor—we’re your book’s best friend. Drop us a line to get started!

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WordRake software offers over 35,000 context-specific edits to improve clarity, brevity, and simplicity of documents and emails in Microsoft Word and Outlook. In one click, it produces in-line edit suggestions to reduce wordiness from jargon and legalese, unnecessary modifiers, pointless introductions, nominalizations, redundancies, and more. Designed for sophisticated writers and editors, WordRake goes beyond grammar and spellcheck—it helps you “write to the point.” WordRake is a valuable editing tool for professionals who work under tight deadlines; with word or page limits; with complex or confidential information; or with government organizations. It works seamlessly with its host platforms and with other familiar add-ins and macros. Try it free for 7 days at Watch for a major product update in October 2022.

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