EFA Speakers Add Expertise to ACES 2024
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EFA to Exhibit at ACES: Unleashing Creativity Conference in San Diego

SAN DIEGO - Californer -- Members of the Editorial Freelancers Association will once again add their expertise at ACES 2024, the annual conference of the American Copy Editors Society. The ACES conference will be held April 4 – 6 in San Diego. The theme of the event, to be held at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, is Unleashing Creativity—an exploration of today's world of rapidly changing language.

ACES presenters this year include EFA members Mark Allen, Katie Chambers, Christina M. Frey, Bailey Harrington, Letitia Henville, Pamela Hines, Kellie Hultgren, Marcella Lopez, Lori Paximadis, Heather Pendley, Merrill Perlman, Linda Ruggeri, Erin Servais, Crystal Shelley, Rees Storm, and Ruth Thaler-Carter. They will speak across a range of topics of interest to editorial professionals, including core editing skills, words and language, and the business of editing. Visit our booth to learn more about the benefits of EFA membership or about hiring the right freelancer for your project through our Member Directory and Job List!

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"We really look forward to attending ACES every year," says Kristen Tate, EFA  Events chairperson. "It's a great conference, full of valuable content and also a wonderful chance to socialize and spend time with colleagues. We look forward to meeting new faces and catching up with old friends."

Since the first ACES conference in 1997, editorial professionals have been gathering to network and learn from industry experts. ACES speakers and panelists provide skill-building opportunities, expert insight, and information on trends in language, grammar, style, and usage.

Both the Editorial Freelancers Association and the American Copy Editors Society are committed to upholding professional standards and building skills and knowledge among their membership. In addition to conferences such as this one, the EFA and ACES offer classes, discussion groups, lectures and professional resources to both members and the general public.

Founded in 1970, the EFA is a national nonprofit professional organization with approximately 3,000 members, including writers, editors, copy editors, proofreaders, indexers, translators and others who work in publishing, communications and related fields.

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EFA Mission

The EFA advances excellence among our dynamic community of freelance editorial professionals by providing opportunities for business development, learning, and networking. Our resources help our members and their clients build successful collaborations.

"The Editorial Freelancers Association just might be the book publishing industry's most powerful secret weapon …" – Publishers Weekly

For more information about the ACES Conference, visit  https://aceseditors.org/conference/2024-san-diego-1.

For more information about the EFA, visit the-efa.org.

Sheryl Holmberg

Source: Editorial Freelancers Association
Filed Under: Books, Education

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