Education, Inspiration, Networking

Join us in Old City, Philadelphia on June 14-15 for our 32nd Annual Textbook & Academic Authoring Conference. Learn from industry experts, share ideas and knowledge, gain new perspectives, and get inspired for your writing projects!

  • Get inspired by the expertise of our presenters and the successes of your fellow attendees.

  • Network with veteran authors, industry experts, and fellow attendees. You'll not only participate in inspiring sessions, you'll meet amazing people. Writers like you!

  • Valuable mentoring opportunities where you will receive expert advice to address your specific questions and needs. Mentor signups are open.

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

  • how-to writing and publishing strategies
  • marketing your works and your brand
  • industry trends
  • contracts & royalties
  • copyright
  • open access
  • safeguarding your scholarship
  • and more...

The conference will be held at the Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District Hotel. Located in Philadelphia's Old City, the neighborhood known as America's most historic square mile, the Wyndham hotel sits adjacent to the historic Christ Church and Burial Ground, one block off of charming Market Street, and within easy walking distance to Independence Hall, Liberty Bell Center, and the Betsy Ross House. Our conference hotel offers an outstanding venue to enjoy the conference as well as the opportunity to immerse in the history and culture of the City of Brotherly Love.

Spotlight On 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.

The National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) is a leader in providing career development and mentoring services to universities and their faculty, postdocs, and graduate students through its three offerings: Faculty Programs, Membership, and Workshops. We have 170+ institutional members (including research, comprehensive, and liberal arts institutions), have conducted 300+ workshops, and have had 5,000+ participants in our Faculty Success and Pathfinders Programs. Founded in 2010 by a former tenured faculty member, the NCFDD is based in Detroit, MI and is dedicated to helping universities and their faculty be more productive, increase external grand funding, and increase faculty retention

Pearson: Learning without limits

Learning is a never-ending road of discovery, and it must meet each person where they are, when they want it. 

Our educational and assessment tools, content, products, and services are designed to help people make progress in their lives. Because wherever learning flourishes, so do people.

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.

Archstone Law Group P.C. 

In January Rubin & Ulrich  joined the Archstone Law Group. At Archstone, Zick Rubin and Brenda Ulrich are continuing their practice of publishing, copyright, trademark, and higher education law.

SAGE Publishing

Founded in 1965, SAGE Publishing is an independent company that disseminates journals, books, and library products for the educational, scholarly, and professional markets.

Interested in sponsoring TAA's 2018 Conference: [email protected]


Thank you to Our Conference Sponsors!

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