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Thursday, June 20
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. TAA Council Meeting
Continental Breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m.
Meeting starts at 8:30 a.m.
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Networking Hospitality Suite
Sponsored by Pearson Higher Education

Friday, June 21
7:30 - 8:15 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Cengage
8:15 - 8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. GeoPrimer: The Former Wild West—Rails, Silver, Gold, and Gambling—Times Are Changing
9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Keynote: Education, Pirates and the Expanding Universe
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. TAA’s Amicus Briefs In Support of TAA Interests in Two Important Copyright Infringement Lawsuits
Tips for Writing Successful Grant Proposals
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
1:15 - 2:15 p.m. Translating Classroom Teaching into Textbook Pedagogy: The Sine Qua Non of Good Textbook Writing
The POWER of Writing
2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Workshop: Contracts: The Seven Special Clauses Every Textbook Author Must Know
Workshop: Using a Journal for Research & Writing
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Networking Hospitality Suite
Sponsored by Pearson Higher Education

Saturday, June 22
7:30 - 8:15 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:15 - 8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Challenges of Copyright in the Digital Age
Selecting A Successor to Write the Next Editions
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. A New Textbook Model & the Power of Personalization
A Primer on Predatory Open-Access Scholarly Publishers
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Roundtable Discussions

From Free to Fair: Writing for Flat World Knowledge

Growing and Maintaining Great Writing Groups

The Wonder of Wikis for Writing, Organizing and Publishing!

The Effect of Predatory Publishers on Scholarly Communication

From Grant Proposal Writing to Running Projects: How to Develop Relationships with Funders

Three Out of Four Textbooks Do Not Make a Second Edition: What's the Secret of Longevity?

Academic Writing: Developing the Author’s Voice
12:15 - 1:45 p.m. TAA Awards Ceremony Luncheon
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Mentoring Interactions Between Seasoned Authors and New Authors
It’s Focus Management, Not Time Management: Strategies and Habits that Lead to Productive Writing
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Digital Book Report 2013


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