First call for papers – National Editors Conference 2011


National Editors Conference 2011
Sydney 8–9 September 2011

‘New Horizons for Editing and Publishing’ is the theme for this year’s national editing conference. It is a broad, flexible theme that encompasses trends, innovations and new markets across all genre of editing, and includes both traditional and electronic publishing. Three streams will cover different areas of publishing: trade (fiction and nonfiction); academic, education and technical; government and corporate.

Papers are for 25–30 minute sessions. The closing date for submitting abstracts is 20 February 2011. You can download the submission form for abstracts (300 words) from the conference website .

The conference committee will notify applicants as to whether their proposal has been accepted on 24 February 2011. Full accepted papers are due 7 August 2011.  Papers will be considered for inclusion in the conference proceedings, which will be published electronically.

The conference will celebrate the art of editing and the profession of editor. We especially encourage senior in-house editors to submit papers for the conference.

For further information about the conference please go to the NSW Society of Editors website at

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