Workshops & Special Meetings

Pre-meeting events are organized by the AAUP Professional Development Committee and communities of interest. The AAUP workshops and special meetings will be held on Thursday, June 20, at the AAUP conference hotel; THATCamp Publishing will be held on Wednesday, June 19, at Simmons College. For those in Boston on Thursday, John P. Pow Company will also be hosting a tour of their facilities—download the invitation here.

Wednesday, June 19

THATCamp Publishing—an attendee-developed, collaborative unconference at Simmons College for publishers, librarians, faculty and student scholars, archivists, museum professionals, interested amateurs, technologists, administrators, and funders—invites AAUP attendees to register for free. Read more >

Thursday, June 20

Thinking Outside the Book

This workshop will address new revenue streams: creative new ways to monetize a press's skills beyond book production. Read more >

Digital Marketing for Beginners: 2013 and Beyond

This half-day workshop is designed for those who are new to marketing scholarly publishing, and will include maximizing social media, interactive marketing tools, and more. Read more >

Acquisitions for Beginners: What You Need to Know

This half-day workshop is geared to new acquisitions editors and advanced assistant editors, covering topics from list-building basics to developing an editorial voice. Read more >

From InDesign to Ebook: Essential Workflow Steps

Join an InDesign publishing expert in this workshop for a lively and informative real-world tour of the ebook publishing landscape. Read more >