The annual ISC/SCI conference in St. John’s, Newfoundland is now open for Early Bird registration.
The conference will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 12 – 13.
Take advantage of these early bird rates until April 30:
- Members (including ASI, ANSZI, SI, all other affiliates and Editors Canada): $290 for full two-day conference, $155 for one day
- Non-members: $330 for two-day conference, $200 for one day
- Special rate for eligible full-time students: $155 for the two-day conference and $85 for one day.
On Sunday we have two half-day workshops: “Index Manager” with Katharina Munk ($75) and “Live Indexing” with Kate Mertes ($75).
On Thursday, we have a special event for new indexers—the Fireside Chat with Stephen Ullstrom and Margaret De Boer. It’s free.
Later on Thursday, join us on the Iceberg Quest boat tour for $63 plus 15% sales tax. (Please register before April 11.)
Prices are in Canadian Dollars.
All of this can be booked online here.
Conference guests include keynote speaker Mary Norris (author and New Yorker magazine copyeditor), Jenny Higgins (Wikipedian-in-Residence at Memorial University) and Colleen Field (Centre for Newfoundland Studies) on periodical databases.
The program also includes Max McMaster on government indexes, Glenda Browne on thesaurus and ontology management, Pierke Bosschieter on self-employment, Kate Mertes on embedded indexes, Pilar Wyman and Judi Gibb with Glenda Browne on NISO, Christine Jacobs on taking your indexing to the next level, and a panel of past award winners on the “Road to Ewart-Daveluy”.
Visit the conference page for the details, including tips for planning your travel and links to accommodations.