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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June 6–9, 2020: Special Libraries Association
Event: SLA 202 Annual Conference
Location: Charlotte, NC
June 12–13, 2020: Indexing Society of Canada / Société canadienne d'indexation
Event: Conference 2020
Location: Newfoundland, CA
October 6, 2020[postponed to Spring 2021]: Society of Indexers
Event: Annual Conference 2020
Location: Birmingham, England


February 2–4, 2021: PubWest
Event: PubWest 2021
Location: Online
March 3–7, 2021: Association of Writers and Writing Programs
Event: 2021 AWP Conference and Bookfair
Location: Online
Spring 2021 (date TBA): BookExpo America [conference "retired"]
Event: BookExpo 2021
Location: Javitz Center, New York, NY
April 7–10, 2021: IBPA Publishing University
Theme: The Premier Educational Event for Indie Publishers and Self-Published Authors
Location: Online
May 2021: Medical Library Association
Event: Annual Conference
Location: May 10–26 Online; May 24–26 Washington, DC (circumstances permitting)
May 24–27, 2021: Society for Scholarly Publishing
Event: 43rd Annual Conference: From Chaos to Innovation
Location: Online
June 6–9, 2021: Society for Technical Communication
Event: The Technical Communication Summit
Description: The Society for Technical Communication's Technical Communication Summit features education sessions and the Expo Hall.
Location: Online
June 7–18, 2021: Association of University Presses
Event: 2021 Annual Meeting
Location: Online
June 24–29, 2021: The American Library Association
Event: Annual Conference
Location: Chicago, IL
July 2, 2021: 19th International Conference on Books, Publishing, and Libraries
Event: Annual Conference
Theme: Research in the Age of Thinking Machines: Implications for Scholars, Libraries, and Publishers
Location: Complutense University of Madrid, Spain and online
July 12–14, 2021: DBW (Digital Book World) West
Event: DBW West 2021 Conference
Location: Seattle, WA
September 13–15, 2021: DBW (Digital Book World)
Event: DBW 2021 Conference
Location: Nashville, TN