The following is the provisional presentation list for the conference.
Please note that the presentation list is subject to change without prior notice.

Oral Presentations

Dr Margie Beilharz
Build your own WordPress website

Philip Bryan
A typology of typos

Dr Moira Byrne
Beyond the pay: Quantifying rates for editing in Australia

Rebecca Campbell
Editing for print and digital in educational publishing: Efficiencies, challenges and the future

Mary Coe
Overthrowing the tyranny of the page: The future of indexes in eBooks

Dr Davina Dadley-Moore
Everything you always wanted to know about grant editing (but were afraid to ask)

Mary Dalmau
A lifetime loving words

Dr Karen Farrar
The 5 ‘Ws’ of advocacy – lessons for editors from other professions

Doro Forck
CCAMLR’s approach to preparing and editing of meeting reports

Julie Ganner
Accessibility and the Australian Inclusive Publishing Initiative: Where do editors fit in?

Slabodanka (Bobby) Graham
Blogging for your business

Dr Julie Irish
Accessibility: Creating content for everyone

Stacey King
Editing in the modern workplace: Everything you need to know about using collaborative editing tools

Dr Laurel Mackinnon
Predatory academic publishing: Helping your clients protect themselves

Saira Manns
Lucky me: The ethical considerations of editing an autobiographical work by a deceased relative

Dr Justine McNamara
Why is a raven like a writing desk? How our ‘other’ professions inform editing practice

Dr Angela Meyer
The writer–editor: How elements of a personal writing practice enhance developmental editing work 

Heather Millar
Life writing: How can it do good and how can it cause harm?

Dr Agata Mrva-Montoya
Perspectives of academic authors in the humanities, arts and social sciences: Implications for editors and publishers

Cathy Nicoll
Making the accessible usable when editing for an online world

Prof Pam Peters
Best practice for editing – all at one URL
Health literacy and readable information online

Belinda Pollard
Editing personal trauma stories: Practical tips to limit the emotional cost

Caitlin Punshon
Illness and editing: Thoughts on resonance and the integration of paradoxical knowledge

Dr Angela Savage
Great moments in Editing

Rekha Raghunathan
Making research public-facing using multiple formats and languages, and new writing techniques

Dr Joely Taylor
Purging plagiarism: Why authors plagiarise and how to fix it

Marisa Wikramanayake
Why waiting won’t work: Working rights and conditions for freelancing and in-house editors
Sensitivity readers: Who, what, when and why editors should use them

Kevin Young
Agents for change; The in-house–freelance editor working relationship in digital-first educational publishing

David Zmood
Scientific and technical editing for the non-specialist editor


Helen Bradford
How editors can improve the skills of writers

Edwin Briggs
Mentoring: A two-way professional development experience

Mary Coe
The future of indexes in e-books

Carrie DeHaan
Off the page and onto the screen: Writing and editing for the web

Kylie Evans
Painting a thousand words
Just say no to FAQs

Mike Lim
Editing online content: A few extra tools to help you do it better

Dr Justine McNamara
Considering the scholarship of editing: Developing a typology of research about editing practice

Dr Linda Nix AE
Ten years of accreditation: A graphical analysis


Academic editing: A discussion of current themes and issues
Dr Sharon Lierse
Dr Lisa Lines
Dr Robyn Williams
Moderator Susan Keogh

Five things I wish I had known
Edwin Briggs
Edward Caruso
Veronica McShane
Kathie Stove
Moderator Dr Renee Otmar


First pages: Questions for editors
Dr Michelle Aung Thin
Dr Rose Michael
Dr Ronnie Scott
Moderator Sharon Mullins

Teaching trainee editors to swim
Stephanie Holt
Lorna Hendry
Penny Johnson
Moderator Elizabeth Steele