The Book Development Association of the Philippines is holding a series of webinars on copyediting, copyright, digital strategy, and advanced editing starting May 8 until June 26. See the schedule below for more information:

Creatives and Their Rights: Who Owns What?
Facilitator: Atty. Mark Robert Dy
May 12 I 4:00-5:00 PM
Intellectual property consultant and educator Atty. Mark Robert Dy will teach publishers and authors how to safeguard their rights while engaging in new online and digital ventures.

Register at bit.ly/BDAPCTR

Copyediting: A Beginner’s Guide
Facilitator: Julian Dela Cerna
May 8, 15, 22, and 29 I 10:00-11:30 AM
Writer and editor Julian Dela Cerna will talk about not only the best practices in editing anglophone texts in the Philippines but also the silent role of the editor as the author’s advocate.

Register at bit.ly/BDAPCopyediting

Conquering Digital: Developing Your Company’s Digital Strategy
Facilitator: Liza Loreno
May 19, June 2 and 11 I 3:00-4:30 PM

Digital expert Liza Loreno will walk publishers through the process of developing your company’s digital strategy, figuring out the difference between organic and paid media, establishing an e-commerce strategy for Lazada and Shopee, and tips in strengthening your own digital storefront.

Register at bit.ly/DSSLiza

Advanced Editing: Substance and Style
Facilitator: Gerry Los Baños
June 26, July 3, 10 and 17  I 10:00-11:30 AM

Writer and editor Gerry Los Baños will talk about how to turn a manuscript into text that is focused, coherent, and pleasurable to read.

Register at bit.ly/BDAPAdvancedEditing

This program is funded by the National Book Development Board for the Book Development Association of the Philippines. For more information, contact the BDAP secretariat at bdapsecretariat@gmail.com.