Professional Development

The BPAA offers seminars and workshops that inform our members about new developments in publishing, technology and management. Our PD program is also open to non-members who are interested in learning about book publishing.

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Professional Development Events

March 8, 2018: Why Indigenous Literatures Matter

Prof. Daniel Heath Justice (Cherokee Nation/ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ) Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Literature & Expressive Culture, UBC Thurs, March 8th 3:30-5:00 Humanities Centre L-1, University of Alberta (North Campus) How do we learn to be human? How do we become good relatives? How do we become good ancestors? How do we learn to live together?

March 9, 2018: Professional Development – Gregory Younging – Elements of Indigenous Style

Elements of Indigenous Style offers Indigenous writers and editors—and everyone creating works about Indigenous Peoples—the first published guide to common questions and issues of style and process. Everyone working in words or other media needs to read this import ant new reference, and to keep it nearby while they’re working. The Book Publishers Association of

December 13, 2017: The Global Audiobook Market: A Unique Export Opportunity

Join Michele Cobb for a webinar offering key insights into the global audiobook market. The audiobook market is an area of publishing that is witnessing unprecedented growth. Discover the opportunities and challenges the global audiobook market presents for exporting Canadian publishers of all sizes and across both languages. Designed to provide concrete information for Canadian publishers who

September 14, 2017: The Book Publishers Association of Alberta Annual General Meeting and Conference

Please join us for the annual Book Publishers Association of Alberta Annual General Meeting and Conference from September 14-16, 2017. This year the event is being held in Edmonton at the Delta South. Conference registration is now open. 2017 Conference Program. The 2017 Book Publishers Association of Alberta Conference and Annual General Meeting provides an

September 15, 2016: 2016 Conference and Awards Gala Registration Now Open

We are pleased to open registrations for the 2016 Conference and Awards gala. Follow this link to the conference page on our website. The conference is September 15-17 in Calgary at the Hotel Arts. We hope to see you there.

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