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Ask the Editing Experts Roundtable

Ask the Editing Experts Roundtable
April 3, 2024, in San Diego

Attending ACES 2024 San Diego in April? Are you going to be in the area? 

ACES is hosting an in-person workshop, an Ask the Editing Experts Roundtable, on Wednesday, April 3, the day before the conference begins. The session will be held from 2–4:30 p.m. at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, the conference hotel.

Please note: This workshop is not part of the ACES conference schedule. ACES members receive a discount. 

Learn more about Ask the Editing Experts Roundtable

ACES Conferences

National conferences 

ACES has been offering educational and networking opportunities at annual in-person conferences since 1997. Topics cover various components of editing — grammar, style, word usage, sentence structure, readability, editing techniques, ethics, working with writers and publishers, working with the web and social media, working with numbers, and more — as well as career and leadership advice. 

ACES San Diego 2024: Unleashing Creativity Conference Central

VCONs: Annual virtual conferences

This September, join our annual virtual conference, packed with educational sessions, opportunities to network with colleagues and industry exhibitors, and inspiring keynote speakers. The ACES VCONs now feature Peer Connection Coffee Chats, back by popular demand and included in registration. We look forward to seeing you there.

VCON24 Conference Central

ACES Academy

ACES Academy offers training for editors through webcasts in a dynamic digital platform. Webcasts are free for ACES members. They're hosted by an editing expert on the third Thursday of every month. 

Presenters are paid $200 per webcast. Interested in hosting an ACES webcast? Submit a proposal. 

Propose a webcast

Poynter ACES Certificates in Editing

ACES has teamed up with The Poynter Institute to offer ACES members a three-part editing certificate that sets the industry standard for communications professionals who want to improve their editing skills. These certificate programs are available on-demand and are offered at a significant discount for ACES members.

Read more about the newly revised Poynter ACES Intermediate Certificate in Editing. ACES members can log in to the ACES member center and navigate to the discounts page to learn the codes.