Other Conferences & Trade Shows

Also see the ASI Past Annual Conferences and ASI Future Annual Conferences pages.

Indexers may want to attend these events or present workshops at them. If you have announcements for us to add to this page—or corrections and updates to the material contained herein—please contact the webmasters. The Web site of the Society for Scholarly Publishing also has a list of publishing events.

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February 7–9, 2018: AAP (Association of American Publishers)
Event: PSP 2018 Annual Conference
Theme: Data, Diversity, and Discovery: How Professional & Scholarly Publishing Is Accelerating Change & Growth
Location: Ritz Carlton Hotel, Washington, DC
February 15–17, 2018: PubWest
Event: PubWest 2018
Theme: Raising Voices: Creating a Vibrant Publishing Future
Location: Pasadena, CA
March 7–10, 2018: Association of Writers and Writing Programs
Event: 2018 AWP Conference and Bookfair
Location: Tampa, FL
March 8, 2018: Library 2.018 Mini Conference
Theme: Design Thinking: How Librarians Are Incorporating It Into Their Practice
Location: Online
April 6–7, 2018: IBPA Publishing University
Theme: The Premier Educational Event for Indie Publishers and Self-Published Authors
Location: Austin, TX
May 18–23, 2018: Medical Library Association
Event: Annual Conference
Theme: Adapting | Transforming | Leading
Location: Atlanta, GA
May 20–23, 2018: Society for Technical Communication
Event: The Technical Communication Summit
Description: The Society for Technical Communication's Technical Communication Summit features three days of technical sessions; preconference workshops; and preconference certificate programs.
Location: Orlando, FL
May 30–June 1, 2018: BookExpo America
Event: BookExpo 2018
Location: Javitz Center, New York, NY
May 30–June 1, 2018: Society for Scholarly Publishing
Event: 40th Annual Conference
Theme: Scholarly Publishing at the Crossroads: What’s working, what’s holding us back, where do we go from here?
Location: Chicago, IL
June 7, 2018: Library 2.018 Mini Conference
Theme: Blockchain Applied: Impact on the Information Profession
Location: Online
June 8–9, 2018: Indexing Society of Canada / Société canadienne d'indexation
Event: Conference 2018
Theme: Navigating the confluence of text and context
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
June 9–13, 2018: Special Libraries Assocation
Event: SLA 2018 Annual Conference
Theme: “BMORE” with SLA
Location: Baltimore, MD
June 17–19, 2018: AAUP
Event: 2018 Annual Meeting
Location: San Francisco, CA
June 21–26, 2018: The American Library Association
Event: Annual Conference
Location: New Orleans, LA
July 7, 2018: 16th International Conference on Books, Publishing, and Libraries
Event: Annual Conference
Theme: Communicating Values—Scholarly Communication as Mediator, Agent, Actor
Location: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
September 9–10, 2018: Society of Indexers
Event: 2018 Conference
Location: Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK 
September 26–28, 2018: SciELO 20 Years Conference
Location: São Paulo, SP, Brazil 
October 2018: Library 2.018 Mini Conference
Theme: Libraries and Social Crises
Location: Online
October 2–4, 2018: DBW (Digital Book World)
Event: 2018 Conference
Theme: Thought leadership, best practices, and the gathering of community across the wide world of publishing
Location: Nashville, TN
November 1–3, 2018: The American Medical Writers Association
Event:  2018 AMWA Medical Writing & Communication Conference
Location: Washington, DC
November 5–6, 2018: Taxonomy Boot Camp
Location: Washington, DC