Conference 2014 :: Congrès 2014 – Toronto, ON

Changing Pages: Indexing for Today and Tomorrow

Toronto, Ontario, on June 5 and 6

Plan to come to Toronto to join in the pleasure of learning new technologies, honing present skills, meeting new friends and renewing connections.

Our conference venue is in Emmanuel College, part of Victoria University at the University of Toronto in the heart of downtown Toronto.

Tournons la page : index pour aujourd’hui et pour demain

À Toronto en Ontario les 5 et 6 juin

Planifier vous joindre à nous à Toronto pour en apprendre plus au sujet de nouvelles technologies, pour améliorer vos compétences, et aussi pour faire du réseautage et des nouvelles rencontres.

Member rates:

$325 two day regular rate
$175 one day regular rate

Note: Early-bird rates applied until April 15


$375 non-member two day rate
$200 non-member one day rate

Conference schedule

Wednesday 4 June, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Ward’s Island excursion: If you’ve never been to Ward’s Island, one of the Toronto Islands, this is a wonderful opportunity to see a part of Toronto that is completely unexpected.


Thursday 5 June, 8:30 am to 5:15 pm

Erin Mallory: Whither the eBook Index? (Or Everything You Wanted To Know about ePublishing But Were Afraid To Ask)

Eva Hourihan Jansen: Indexing and Classification in the Workplace: Context and Coding with the National Occupation Classification (NOC)

Annual General Meeting

Gillian Watts: Food for Thought: The Expanding Universe of Cookbook Indexing

David Ream and Michele Combs: The EPUB3 Indexes 1.0 Specification: Approved — Now What?

Friday 6 June, 8:30 am to 5:15 pm

Margie Towery: Ten Principles for Creating Better Indexes (3-hour workshop)

Mary Russell: Health and Science Indexing Tips and Hints

Rosalind Guldner, Cheryl Caballero and Erica Smith: Indexing a Moving Target: Ontario Hansard’s Approach

Enid Zafran: Indexer-Author Relations

Conference special events

ISC/SCI Banquet, with special guest Hazel Bell:

The banquet will be held at The Chef’s House, 215 King Street East, at 7pm, Thursday, June 5

Hazel Bell’s address, The Personality of the Indexer, considers the personality of indexers as it is popularly supposed to be and as it is ideally prescribed in texts, and presents some individual examples.

Hazel, a member of the Society of Indexers for the United Kingdom and Ireland, has compiled more than eight hundred indexes to books and journals, twice winning the Wheatley Medal for an outstanding index. She edited The Indexer from 1978 to 1995, and has received the Carey Award for services to indexing. She has written three books on indexing, as well as many articles. Click here for a list of her books.

Post Conference Workshops 

Saturday 7 June

8:30am – 10:30am: Frances Lennie – CINDEX™ Back to Basics: Or “I Didn’t know You Could Do That”

11:00am – 1:00pm: Frances Lennie – Patterns in CINDEX™: The How and When of Using

Sunday 8 June (registration separate)

8:00am – 12:00pm: Cheryl Landes – Indexing in Adobe InDesign

Leave a Comment