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2023 TAA Virtual Conference Attracted 120 Registrants, Received Rave Reviews

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2023 TAA Conference on Textbook and Academic Authoring June 9-10. 

More than 120 academic authors, textbook authors, and industry professionals participated in the two-day virtual conference, which received rave reviews, including:

”Thank you for an engaging and helpful session! Your specific examples from your own life were especially helpful, as well as the activities that made me think about my own writing.” (Empowering Joyful Writing by Tracey Hodges) – Jennifer Nelson

“Took away some great ideas for giving feedback to doctoral students but also what and when to ask for feedback myself.” (The Feedback Conundrum: How to Ask for What You Want to Get What You Need, by Wendi Zimmer and Erin McTigue) – Donna Elkins

“Great usable information and lots to think about. Thank you. This session was great!” (For an Equitable Textbook, Universal Design for Learning is a Must, by Laura Frost and Shawn Nordell) – Janace Bubonia

A big thank you to TAA Council President Kevin Patton; TAA Council Vice President and Conference Co-Chair Paul Krieger; TAA Council Past President Laura Frost; Kim Pawlak, Executive Director; Kiley Thornton, Director of Membership & Programs; and Sierra Pawlak, Membership Services Specialist, for moderating sessions and for their help in organizing and running this year’s conference.

Thank you to all the presenters, mentors, attendees, partners, and supporters who created a truly memorable conference experience. Special thanks goes to Gold Partner Top Hat and Bronze Partners, Archstone Law and Copyright Clearance Center, all of whom had representatives who participated actively in the conference as presenters and or mentors.

Congratulations to the top 4 points leaders whose participation earned them prizes: #1 Points Leader Patricia Bowyer $100 Barnes & Noble Gift Card and TAA Logo T-shirt, #2 Points Leader Dena Gilby $50 Barnes & Noble Gift Card and TAA Logo T-shirt, and (tied)#3 Points Leaders Cheryl Cullier Casey and Donna Elkins $25 Barnes & Noble Gift Cards and TAA logo T-shirts.

Registrants can access the session recordings, on demand sessions, handouts, and other resources from the conference until August 10. To access, visit the TAA Conference website, click the Login button and enter your email address.

Save the date for the 2024 TAA Conference on Textbook & Academic Authoring, “Author Talk. Music To Our Ears.”, June 21-22, 2024 in Nashville, TN.

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