27th Annual Textbook & Academic Authoring Conference
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Thursday, June 19
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Networking Hospitality Suite

Friday, June 20
7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Registration & Networking Breakfast
Sponsored by Copyright Clearance Center & Archway Publishing
8:45 - 9:00 a.m. President's Welcome Message
Karen Morris, TAA President
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. GeoPrimer: Baltimore Charm—Seaport, Medical Center, STEM Focus, and Rich History
Robert Christopherson
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Bingo! It’s a Match! Selecting an Academic Journal for Publication
Dannelle D. Stevens
Legal Update
Steve Gillen
11:00 - Noon How to Raise Funds for Your Book Idea with Crowdfunding
Amanda Barbara
Open Access: Understanding the Force That’s Changing Scholarly Publishing
Christopher Kenneally
Bringing Innovative Technology and Social Media into College Classrooms
Felicia Moore Mensah, Danielle Alsandor
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Working with an Editor: Why It’s Important, and What to Expect
Lynne Stair
Academic Monographs: The Bright and Murky
Terry Ehling, Greg Britton, Michael Spinella
2:45 - 3:45 p.m. How Can I Get Published? The Latest in Tools and Technologies to Assist in Discovery and Publication
Ed Colleran
Effect of Bankruptcies on Authors
Karen Morris, Stephen Gillen
Connecting Today’s Students with Your Content
Laura Frost
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Keynote Address: Taking Humor Seriously
Bob Mankoff, Cartoon Editor for The New Yorker
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Networking Hospitality Suite
Sponsored by Archway Publishing & The New Yorker Cartoon Bank

Saturday, June 21
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast
Sponsored by Inkubate & Archway Publishing
8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Saturday Opening Comments
Karen Morris, TAA President
8:45 - 9:45 a.m. Millions of Articles, Thousands of Journals: How an Individual Scholarly Author Can Thrive in Today’s Scholarly Publishing Ecosystem
Jeffrey Beall
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Roundtable Discussions

Technology Tips to Help Protect Your Work, Your Schedule, and Your Sanity
Sherry Bishop

What I Wish I Had Known Before Signing My First Textbook Contract
Mike Kennamer, Steven Barkan

Congratulations, Your Book is a Success—How Do You Revise It?
Michael Spiegler

College Instructor’s Writing Influence on Pre-Service Teachers
Tracey Hodges

Amazon.com Publishing via CreateSpace.com

John Hodges
11:15 - 12:15 p.m. Yikes, My Journal Article Was Rejected? Why & What to Do About It
Dannelle D. Stevens
The Four Paths to Publishing
Keith Ogorek
The Digital Book Report 2014
June Jamrich Parsons
12:30 - 2:15 p.m. TAA Awards Luncheon Ceremony
Awards Presentation and President's Address, Karen Morris
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Connecting with Students: Adaptive Learning Through Digital Media Text Support
Don O'Neal, Robert Christopherson, Laura Frost
2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Confessions of a Reluctant Author: How To Write a Book When You Don’t Like to Write
Susan Robison
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Academic Life Vests: Learning to Manage Multiple Writing Projects
Tracey Hodges, Katherine Landau Wright
4:30 p.m. Conference Wrap-up

Disclaimer: TAA reserves the right to cancel or replace program sessions as circumstances require.

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