February 14, 2020
8:30am-4:00pm
Levis Faculty Center
909 West Illinois St., Urbana, IL
Registration is now Open: https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/4782884
Lunch will be provided to those who pre-register by February 7, 2020.

This event will be held on the second and third floors of Levis Faculty Center. The building’s south entrance provides an ADA accessible route. Complete information about accessible parking and accessibility within the building, can be found here. A UIUC parking map is available here.

Questions about access? To request any disability-related accommodations that will facilitate your full participation in this event, such as ASL interpreting, Live Captioning, wheelchair access, etc., please contact: Julie Laut (513-544-2682 or jlaut2@illinois.edu) by February 3, 2020.

Symposium Events
Feel welcome to join us throughout the day as your schedule permits!

8:30 to 9:00
Coffee/tea, pastries, and conversation
9:00 to 9:10
Welcome - Laurie Matheson, Director, University of Illinois Press
9:15 to 10:30
"Quick Conversation" Sessions (Second Floor)
To sign up for a 15-minute one-on-one meeting with an acquisitions editor to discuss a project at any stage of development, indicate your interest on the registration form. Participants will be contacted prior to the symposium with an assigned time slot. AND

The Nuts and Bolts of Edited Volumes and Special Journal Issues
(Third Floor)
10:45 to Noon
Director’s Roundtable: The Nuts and Bolts of Academic Publishing in the 21st Century (Third Floor)
Noon to 1:00
Lunch (Second Floor)
Lunch provided to those who register by February 7
1:15 to 2:30
The Nuts and Bolts of the Dissertation to the Book (Second Floor) AND

The Nuts and Bolts of the Second Book
(Third Floor)
2:45 to 4:00
The Nuts and Bolts of Publishing Your Book: From Proposal to Publicity and Beyond
8:30 to 9:00
Coffee/tea, pastries, and conversation
9:00 to 9:15
Welcome
9:15 to 10:30
"Quick Conversation" Sessions (Second Floor)
To sign up for a 15-minute one-on-one meeting with an experienced acquisitions editor to discuss a project at any stage of development, indicate your interest on the registration form. Participants will be contacted prior to the symposium with an assigned time slot.

Panel 1: The Nuts and Bolts of Edited Volumes and Special Journal Issues (Third Floor)

10:45 to Noon
Panel 2: The Nuts and Bolts of Publishing: Director’s Panel (Third Floor)
Noon to 1:00
Break – lunch provided to those who register by February 7
1:15 to 2:30
Panel 3: The Nuts and Bolts of Dissertation to Book (Second Floor)

Panel 4: The Nuts and Bolts of the Second Book and Beyond (Third Floor)

2:45 to 4:00
Panel 5: To Be Determined

Co-Sponsors: Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, OVCRI Office of Research Advising and Project Development, and IPRH

Questions? Contact Julie Laut, University of Illinois Press, jlaut2@illinois.edu