Capstone Editing—Gold Sponsor for the 8th IPEd National Editors Conference

This September, the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre will host the 8th Institute of Professional Editors’ (IPEd) National Editors Conference. Capstone Editing is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of this important conference for the editing industry.

Leaders in the industry—including Capstone Editing’s Director and Head Editor, Dr Lisa Lines—are set to present cutting-edge research and practices and facilitate invaluable professional development workshops. This conference is an absolute must for all professional editors, which is why we are thrilled to participate!

What is IPEd?

IPEd is a professional organisation for editors: it ‘exists to advance the profession of editing, by planning and implementing activities that support its members’. This year, IPEd is hosting its National Editors Conference in Brisbane. This year’s theme, ‘Advancing Our Profession’, fulfils IPEd’s chief objective: to provide editors with resources and training to hone their craft for the advancement of the industry.

Why is the IPEd National Editors Conference Important?

Editors from different parts of the industry—from online and print publishers, to those working in book distribution and marketing—have the opportunity to learn new skills, hear about topical research that shapes best practice and network with industry leaders.

Capstone Editing’s Director and Head Editor, Dr Lisa Lines, is among the highly respected professionals who will be presenting workshops at the conference. In fact, Dr Lines’ workshop—‘The “Guidelines for Editing Research Theses”: Necessary training in how to follow the guidelines in our changing tertiary education environment’—is already sold out! She will also be presenting a session on ‘Substantive editing as a form of plagiarism among postgraduate students’. The information and training that will be provided during these sessions, along with the others listed on the IPEd conference program, are necessary for any editor working in academic editing.

Why does Capstone Editing support the IPEd Conference?

You probably already know that Capstone Editing is committed to excellence. We pride ourselves in not only being expert academic editors, but leaders in the industry. To maintain our place among the best in the business, we must commit ourselves to ongoing professional development and dialogue.

Our participation and sponsorship of the IPEd Conference is a testament of our commitment to professional standards and engagement with current research. For us, it’s all about making sure we can deliver the best service possible to our clients. We invest in our editors so they consistently deliver a superior service to you.

Our close involvement with the IPEd Conference gives our clients confidence that when they work with Capstone Editing, they work with professionals.

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