Branch meeting: November 19, 2014

What: EAC-BC November meeting
When: Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 7:00–9:00 pm
Where: Welch Room, 4th floor, YWCA Health + Fitness Centre, 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Cost: Free for EAC members; $10 for non-members; $5 for students with valid ID. Registration at the door.

Access to Information: The Role of Editors

As editors, our job is to make sure that the material we’re editing is as accessible as possible for its intended audience. But what do we do if we’re editing for an audience we’re not familiar with? What challenges do different groups of readers face, and what can editors do to make reading material more accessible to all audiences? Join us for a panel discussion with three speakers representing a wide range of readers.

Panel speakers: William Booth, Downtown Eastside Literacy Outreach Coordinator; Sheryl Gray, editor and advocate for children with Down syndrome; Heidi Nygard, Alternate Format Collections Coordinator, Crane Library

Panel moderator: Shana Johnstone, principal of Uncover Editorial + Design

Bonus! Enter the draw at the meeting for free admission to one of EAC-BC’s professional development seminars.

Editors’ Pub Night
No plans before the monthly meeting? Drop by for a pay-as-you-go meal or drink. It’s a great chance to meet, mingle, network, gossip, debate, or just plain catch up with other editors. Members and non-members welcome.
Where: Elephant & Castle, 385 Burrard Street (Marine Building)
When: Before each meeting, between 5:00 and 6:45 pm

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