National Editors Conference Registrations Open

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Registrations for next year's National Editors Conference - to be held in Fremantle, WA, from 10-12 April - opened on 1 November. Earlybird discounts apply to registrations made before the end of January 2013, with the earlybird prices for Editors Victoria members set at $246 for one-day entry or $411 for two-day entry.

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Hosted by the WA Society, the conference's theme is editing across borders. Keynote speakers confirmed so far include columnist and author Nury Vittachi; award-winning author, speechwriter and satirist Don Watson; and former West Australian Premier Carmen Lawrence.

Other speakers include Jane Morrow, the 2011-12 recipient of the Beatrice Davis Editorial Fellowship; Angelo Loukakis, executive director of the Australian Society of Authors; Professor Terri-ann White, director of UWA Publishing; and Dr Anne Surma, DE. William Yeoman, books editor for The West Australian, will be the master of ceremonies.

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