Professional Development

The BPAA offers seminars and workshops that inform our members about new developments in publishing, technology and management. Some sessions may be open to non-members who are interested in learning about the book publishing industry, please see the individual session announcements for more information.

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Professional Development Events

April 28, 2022: Social Media Marketing for Book Publishers Part 1

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming two-part webinar series: Social Media Marketing for Book Publishers with Zoe Grams and Ariel Hudnall of ZG Stories. The first part of this series will be a publisher roundtable discussion facilitated by Zoe and Ariel on April 28, 2022. Publishers will be encouraged

May 5, 2022: Social Media Marketing for Book Publishers Part 2

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming two-part webinar series: Social Media Marketing for Book Publishers with Zoe Grams and Ariel Hudnall of ZG Stories. The first part of this series will be a publisher roundtable discussion facilitated by Zoe and Ariel on April 28, 2022. Publishers will be encouraged

February 16, 2022: Office Ergonomics

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar: Office Ergonomics with Tana Bullock and Jillian Cressman from MoveSafe.  This webinar is as lively and interactive as you can be on Zoom! Tana and Jilian will provide participants with practical knowledge about how to set themselves up correctly in their workspace and

January 6, 2022: Alberta Books for Schools and Educational Metadata

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar: Alberta Books for Schools and Educational Metadata with Lorisia MacLeod and Brendan Ouellette.  In January, the BPAA is opening submissions for Alberta Books for Schools, a catalogue and online resource modelled after BC Books for BC Schools. This webinar will provide publishers with

September 21, 2021: Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar: Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace with Tiana Field-Ridley. In this presentation, Tiana will provide practical strategies to support mental health in the workplace. She will focus on the following topics: coping strategies for change, managing workloads and creating balance, returning to

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