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ACES has a new set of boot camps lined up for 2018 -- some full-day, and some pairings of half-day boot camps that can be taken individually or as two in one day. Register online.

* Get a discount when you combine two half-day sessions occurring on the same date for $150 for members, $200 for nonmembers

* Get a discount when you combine two half-day sessions occurring on the same date for $150 for members, $200 for nonmembers.

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Lineup for 2018

September Boot Camps

Ethics in Analytics

Half day: How to understand, interpret and apply analytics ethically to measure your digital performance. Presenter: Teresa Schmedding

Sept. 12, 8 a.m.-noon, Thompson Conference Center, University of Texas at Austin, 2405 Robert Dedman Drive, room 2.102, Austin, Texas 78712. *You can combine with Substantive Editing above.

Cost: $85 for members, $125 for nonmembers*

*Complimentary on-site parking available

Substantive Editing

Half day: Editing for structure and focus, including how to systematically repair and perfect deeply flawed texts, using techniques such as transitions and reverse outlines. Presenters: Sue Burzynski-Bullard, Merrill Perlman

Sept. 12, 1-5 p.m., Thompson Conference Center, University of Texas at Austin, 2405 Robert Dedman Drive, room 2.102, Austin, Texas 78712. *You can combine with Ethics in Analytics below.

Cost: $85 for members, $125 for nonmembers*

*Complimentary on-site parking available

In-depth Editing

Full-day session. For experienced editors seeking to move their work to a new level. You'll hone your skills and edit strategically, going beyond editing for style, grammar and punctuation. When you're done, you will have expertise in substantive editing and have learned how to use critical thinking skills across multiple platforms and disciplines. Presenters: Nick Jungman and Sara Ziegler

Sept. 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Hilton Baltimore, 400 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 (site of the Excellence in Journalism conference).

Cost: $150 for members, $200 for nonmembers

October Boot Camps

The Art and Science of Editing Digital Content

Half day: How to craft content that appeals to the emotions of readers while utilizing the science digital data gives us. Presenter: Teresa Schmedding

Oct. 8, 8 a.m.-noon, The University of Denver. *You can combine with Engaging Readers above.

Cost: $85 for members, $125 for nonmembers*

Engaging Readers

Half day: How to take your content to where readers are and achieve your goals on any platform from emails to social media. Presenters: Sue Burzynski-Bullard, Nick Jungman.

Oct. 8, 1-5 p.m., The University of Denver.  *You can combine with The Art and Science of Editing Digital Content below.

Cost: $85 for members, $125 for nonmembers*

November Boot Camps

Editing 101 for Marketing, PR and Corporate Comms: 

Half day: How to choose the right voice for your audience and craft error-free, compelling copy. Includes exercises in audience segmenting. Presenters: Merrill Perlman, Teresa Schmedding

Nov. 9, 8 a.m.-noon, Cleveland L. Dennard Conference Center, Atlanta Technical College, Building B, 1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30310. *You can combine with Being an Elegant Authoritative Editor below.

Cost: $85 for members, $125 for nonmembers*

*Complimentary on-site parking available

Being an Elegant and Authoritative Editor 

Half day: Learn how to go beyond editing basics to elevate the sophistication of a story through editing and how to work with writers to improve collaboration, creativity and consensus. Presenters: Nick Jungman, Merrill Perlman

Nov. 9, 1-5 p.m., Cleveland L. Dennard Conference Center, Atlanta Technical College, Building B,1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30310. 

*You can combine with Editing 101 for Marketing, PR and Corporate Comms above.

Cost: $85 for members, $125 for nonmembers*

*Complimentary on-site parking available