PNW-ASI offers indexers conference June 9

The Pacific Northwest chapter of the American Society for Indexing (PNW-ASI) will be holding its spring meeting in the Seattle area on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at the beautiful Bastyr University campus located in Kenmore, Washington. The early-bird registration deadline is just a couple weeks away and accommodations on campus are still available, but it would be wise to reserve now since there will be another conference happening there the same weekend.

This is a fantastic training and networking opportunity—at a bargain rate—for indexers, taxonomists, editors, technical writers, publishers, authors, librarians, information and database specialists looking to bolster their skill set from leading industry professionals and the latest trends. The first-timer special rate is only $55!

More details are available on the PNW-ASI website at

Saturday’s program at Bastyr:

  • Author kickoff presentation with David Burch, Starpath Publications
  • Indexing in Adobe InDesign with Cheryl Landes
  • Indexing Passing Mentions with Judi Gibbs and Cheryl Landes
  • Office Fitness with Larry Swanson, LMP

When: Sat. June 9 (main day with workshops) with networking dinners on Fri. June 8 & Sat. June 9. All ASI members are welcome to attend the PNW-ASI board meeting on Sun. June 10 (time TBD).

Where: Bastyr University – Teak Room #284, 14500 Juanita Dr. NE, Kenmore, WA

Cost: Early-bird rate is $80 for members and $110 for nonmembers (payment rec’d BY June 1); $110 for members and $140 for non-members (payment rec’d AFTER June 1); first-timer special rate is $55 (payment rec’d by June 1)

A continental breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacks, and in-room beverage service are included.

Lodging is available at Bastyr University on the fifth floor of the main building ($29 single, $37.50 double) and in the new LEED Platinum-certified Student Village ($59 single). See registration packet for additional information.

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  1. For anyone currently active in or curious about the indexing arts, don’t miss this.

    The Friday and Saturday networking dinners are both at 6pm….Friday we’ll meet at Ikiiki Asian cuisine in Bothell, and Saturday at Santa Fe Mexican Grill in Totem Lake, followed by an outing to Laugh’s Comedy Spot.

    Saturday’s daytime program features an all-star cast of workshops and presenters, and addresses indexing methods being employed in the world of e-books with Cheryl Landes’ “Indexing in Adobe InDesign” workshop.

    The first-timer fee of $55 is an insane deal….the food & beverage alone are probably worth over half that amount….be sure to sign up by June 1 to get this special rate.

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