Friday, February 11, 2011

ASAIB Conference on the Why's and Wherefores of Indexing

Ditsong Military Museum, Saxonwold, Johannesburg


ASAIB has great pleasure in inviting you to take part in the conference on the why's and the wherefores of indexing.

Three panels each made up of three panellists and each with a keynote speaker will discuss the following:
1. What? This panel will focus on indexing the sciences and arts
2. Wherefore? This panel will focus on marketing, the business side of indexing and freelance indexing.
3. This is IT. A comparison will be made between the different types of databases that an indexer could encounter when indexing a database.

Summaries of prospective papers should be submitted in MS Word to Marlene Burger at before 18 March 2011


The ASAIB 201 Award for best index and/or bibliography published during 2009 and 2010 will be made at the conference. Send your entries to Marlene Burger before 12 April 2011.


The programme will be communicated as soon as possible.
Conference fees: R650 (Early Bird - registered and paid before 16 March 2011)
R750 full conference fee.
Retired indexing professionals: R350.
The registration form is available on the ASAIB Webpage
A Map to the venue and information on accommodation


Marlene Burger: +27124296585
Madely du Preez: +274296792
Karin McGuirk: +27124296313