Events

September 2014 Program meeting_flipSD/PEN conducts Program Meetings on the third Thursday of every other month at 6:30  pm. Program Meetings feature special guest speakers or panelists who discuss a variety of topics pertinent to editors, writers, and freelancers.

SD/PEN also periodically hosts special Networking Events, including our annual holiday party.

In addition, SD/PEN presents one or two Workshops each year that offer in-depth and often hands-on instruction in different topics, from grammar to web technology.

Click on the event listings below for more information.

Note: program topics and presenters are subject to change.

Jul
21
Thu
Digital Skills for Editors with Elizabeth Humphrey @ Online only via Zoom (RSVP to receive link)
Jul 21 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

The future of our editorial landscape will continue to increase in digital assets, such as websites, blogs, podcasts, and newsletters. Let's learn how we can add value to clients' digital content by also understanding the relationship between web copy and SEO, how to improve content for searchability, and the general best practices for editing web content.

Elizabeth King Humphrey, MFA, works for a large corporation where she writes, edits, and manages a variety of communications. She has contributed pieces to The Writer and Scientific American Mind, as well as editing for Amazon's CreateSpace and independent authors. She received her University of Chicago editing certificate in 2011 and a graduate certificate in technical and professional communications in 2012.

**NOTE: NETWORKING AND DISCUSSION BEGIN AT 6:45 PM AND ANNOUNCEMENTS AT 7:00 PM.

RSVP (SD/PEN members) or purchase tickets (nonmembers)