ACES’ Editing Boot Camp covers editing basics for newer editors and veteran editors seeking a refresher. The one-day class is held in cities around the country and covers:

Beginning in 2017, ACES will also offer Advanced Editing Boot Camps to provide more intense, advanced training. The tentative topic list for the advanced boot camp includes:

The editing boot camps are sponsored in part by:

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One UC San Diego extension copy editing course will be given away at each boot camp (not at the digital boot camps).

The cost of the Editing Boot Camp is $100 for members $175 for non-members. The cost for the Advanced Editing Boot Camp is $175 for members, $250 for non-members.

All boot camps run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a break for lunch (not provided) unless otherwise noted.

Editing Boot Camps in 2017

April 18: Charlotte, North Carolina

Location: Kearney Solarium, Foundation For The Carolinas, 220 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. Maximum 30 at this boot camp.
Presenters: David Sullivan, Alysha Love

Sept. 6: Anaheim -- SOLD OUT

Location: Anaheim Marriott.
Presenters: Sara Ziegler, Henry Fuhrmann
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Advanced Editing Boot Camps in 2017

Sept. 14: Milwaukee

Location: MKE LGBT Community Center, 1110 N. Market St., 2nd floor
Presenters: Laura M. Browning, Neil Holdway, Nick Jungman


Location: Southern Methodist University, Hughes-Trigg Student Center, The Forum, 3140 Dyer St.
Presenters: Laura M. Browning, Neil Holdway, Nick Jungman

Watch this page for updates and any schedule changes.