Three Conferences in One!
When: May 24 to 26, 2013
Where: Robbins Health Learning Centre, MacEwan University Edmonton, AlbertaGet Writing! Get Editing! Get Publishing!
At Words in 3 Dimensions, you get the best of the Get Publishing Communications Society, the Writers' Guild of Alberta, and the Editors’ Association of Canada (Prairie Provinces Branch)—all under one roof.
Put yourself at the centre of this historic convergence of writerly know-how. Words in 3 Dimensions is the only conference where you get the full industry picture: writing, editing, publishing—where they interact, where they intersect, where they ignite.
Rub shoulders with peers, leading writers, editors, publishers, and agents. Get fired up by inspiring keynote speakers. Spark your career with targeted preconference workshops. Fan the flames of your potential through diverse conference sessions, one-on-one mentorship, and our ever-popular pitch camp.
Join us for three stimulating days of learning, networking, and connecting—May 24 to 26, 2013, at the Robbins Health Learning Centre, MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta. And take your words to a whole new dimension.
Friday morning, May 249:00 a.m. – noon
Children’s Picture Books with former Orca Children’s Picture Book Editor, Christi Howes
Personal Branding: Get Taken Seriously by Taking Yourself Seriously with local publicity professionals, Pam Brierley and Liz Greenaway
Friday afternoon, May 241:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Mastering the In-Person Pitch with Chuck Sambuchino, Writer’s Digest Agent
Quintessential Structural Editing with Rosemary Shipton
Friday Evening, May 24
|6:00 – 7:30 p.m.||Conference Registration|
|6:00 – 7:30 p.m.||Wine and Cheese Reception|
|7:30 – 8:30 p.m.||Keynote Speaker: Alistair MacLeod, author|
Saturday, May 25
|7:45 – 8:30 a.m.||Coffee/Registration|
|8:45 – 9:00 a.m.||Welcome|
|9:00 – 9:45 a.m.||Keynote Speaker: Rosemary Shipton, editor|
|9:45 – 10:00 a.m.||BREAK|
|10:00 – 11:00 a.m.||CONCURRENT SESSION 1|
|11:00 – 11:15 a.m.||BREAK|
|11:15 – 12:30 p.m.||CONCURRENT SESSION 2|
|12:30 – 2:00 p.m.||Lunch and WGA AGM|
|12:30 – 5:00 p.m.||Marketplace|
|2:00 – 3:15 p.m.||CONCURRENT SESSION 3|
|3:30 – 5:00 p.m.||Pitch Camp, Writers’ Circus, Blue Pencil Café|
|6:00 – 11:30 p.m.||Banquet: WGA & BPAA Book Awards & Gala|
Sunday, May 26
|10:00 – 11:00 a.m.||Keynote Address: Nancy Flight, publisher|
|11:00 – 12:30 p.m.||CONCURRENT SESSION|
|12:15 – 2:00 p.m.||Lunch and closing performance|
|2:00 – 4:00 p.m.||Grant Writing Boot Camp (Free, public workshop)|
|Full Conference Registration (Friday keynote through Sunday lunch, does not include Gala)|
(after April 3)
|Member of bronze sponsor organization*||$200.00||$248.00|
|Member of silver sponsor organization** or member of Get Publishing, WGA or EAC||$180.00||$220.00|
|Pre-Conference Workshops (cost per workshop)|
|If not registered for full conference||$70.00|
|Registered for conference and member of a bronze sponsor organization*||$63.00|
|Registered for conference and member of a silver sponsor organization ** or member of Get Publishing, WGA or EAC||$56.00|
|Single Ticket Sales|
|Friday keynote and reception||Saturday||Sunday||Alberta Book Awards Gala and dinner|
|Member of bronze sponsor organization*||$40.00||$135.00||$81.00||$65.00|
|Member of silver sponsor organization** or member of Get Publishing, WGA or EAC||$40.00||$120.00||$72.00||$65.00|
**Silver sponsor organizations: Priority Printing, River City Productions
Blue Pencil WorkshopAt Words in 3 Dimensions, meet one-on-one with an established author and ask those burning questions you’ve always had about getting published. Chat about the literary life. Share your ideas for articles, books, and projects. Got a query about how to query? The answers are waiting for you at the Blue Pencil Café. Find the publishing solution that works for you.
Pre-registration is required and more details will be available when the program is released.