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While we continue planning for an outstanding June conference, we are also monitoring the COVID-19 issue and we will prioritize the health and safety of our attendees. Read more here.

 

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Inspiration, Collaboration, Networking

Mark your calendars and join us in San Diego, CA, June 12-13, 2020, for TAA's 33rd Annual Conference. Don't miss out on your opportunity to learn from industry experts, share ideas and knowledge, gain new perspectives, and get inspired for your writing projects. The conference will be held at The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, a beautiful 4-Star hotel, boasting a premier location in the vibrant downtown San Diego Gaslamp Quarter. 

TAA’s conference will feature a wide variety of sessions on topics such as:

  • Time Management and Writing Productivity
  • Tech Tools to Enhance Your Works
  • Publishing Industry Updates & Trends
  • Navigating Copyright and Permissions
  • Savvy Contract and Royalty Negotiating & Monitoring
  • Marketing Your Works and Creating Your Brand
  • Authoring in an Open Access/OER Environment
  • Non-Traditional Paths to Getting Published

Whether you’re a veteran textbook author or just now launching your academic writing career, our conference has something for everybody. You’ll gain valuable insights and learn tools, techniques, and strategies for improving your production and your publishing success. 


A Special Thank You to Our 2020 Conference Sponsors

Ankura Consulting Group is a business advisory and expert services firm.  As an independent firm built on five key principles – Integrity, Quality, Diversity, Collaboration and Longevity – Ankura’s relationships extend beyond one engagement or issue. 

Ankura has an extensive practice relating to royalty compliance audits of underlying publishing agreements. Our professionals have helped authors recover millions of dollars in underpaid royalties. Ankura is focused on the shift in the publishing industry to electronic content delivery methods in education, and the resulting effect on content owners. Our professionals also assist clients in royalty related disputes by serving as advisors and expert witnesses.


Archstone Law Group P.C. 

In January of 2019, Zick Rubin and Brenda Ulrich (formerly Rubin & Ulrich)  joined the Archstone Law Group.  At Archstone, Zick and Brenda represent authors negotiating publishing contracts with large and small publishers as well as advising them in disputes with publishers, including disputes regarding copyright ownership and royalty accounting and payment. They are dedicated to helping authors and publishers of textbooks, tradebooks and online publications navigate an evolving publishing world.


Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) is a global leader in content management, licensing, discovery and delivery solutions. Through its relationships with those who use and create content, CCC drives market-based solutions that fuel research, power publishing and respect copyright. With its subsidiaries RightsDirect and Ixxus, CCC provides solutions for millions of people from the world’s largest companies and academic institutions.


Interested in sponsoring TAA's 2020 Conference: [email protected]

 

Thank you to Our Conference Sponsors!

                             
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