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International conferences and events

As a company committed to upholding the highest professional standards, CACTUS is actively involved in enriching the shared understanding of scientific communication processes and practices worldwide. To this end, we support key scientific and editorial associations, contribute to research on scientific and academic communication, and participate regularly in industry conferences.

CACTUS participates in the Great Place to Work Institute® Conference in Hyderabad, India

Oct 2011

CACTUS was invited to speak at the Great Place to Work Institute® Conference at Hyderabad. At the conference, CACTUS representatives shared the best practices that have helped the company feature among India’s top 25 workplaces: the CACTUS culture, its values, and the company’s focus on happiness.

CACTUS exhibits at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Scholarly Publishing

Jun 2011

Editage, a brand of CACTUS, was an exhibitor at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The theme of the meeting was “It’s what counts: How data transforms our world.”

CACTUS wins “Best Poster” award at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Council of Science Editors

Apr 2011

CACTUS—represented by its academic editing brand, Editage—exhibited at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Council of Science Editors (CSE) in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and won the “Best Poster” award for its poster “Does having a non-English first language hinder competence in manuscript editing?”

CACTUS attends the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Medical Writers Association

Nov 2010

The academic editing brand of CACTUS—Editage—attended the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) held in Wisconsin. With more than 5,000 members worldwide, AMWA is the largest and the most recognized organization of writers and editors in the field of medicine and life sciences. It holds an annual conference for professionals from the field of medical writing and publishing.

CACTUS presents at the 68th Annual Conference of the American Medical Writers Association

Oct 2008

CACTUS—represented by its academic editing brand, Editage—presented at the 68th Annual Conference of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. The presentation focused on the current medical writing scenario in India and touched upon “smartsourcing” as an increasingly viable alternative for tapping the vast talent pool of medical writers in India.

CACTUS presents at the 25th Practical Conference on Communication by the Society for Technical Communication

Oct 2008

Editage, a brand of CACTUS, presented at the 25th Practical Conference on Communication organized by the Society for Technical Communication. The presentation, titled “Cost-effective tools and strategies to coordinate team productivity on both sides of the planet,” provided a real-life perspective of the challenges involved in coordinating team and customer relationship management activities across geographic and time-zone differences and offered practical strategies for international communication.

CACTUS participates in the 80th Annual Conference of the English Literary Society of Japan

May 2008

CACTUS—represented by its academic editing brand, Editage—participated in the 80th Annual Conference of the English Literary Society of Japan. CACTUS representatives interacted with other participants and explained how editing services can help in disseminating high-quality research on English literature globally.

CACTUS participates in the 67th Annual Conference of the American Medical Writers Association

Oct 2007

CACTUS participated in the 67th Annual Conference of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, and presented a poster titled “Training non-specialist editors in medical editing: Editage’s experience in India.”

CACTUS presents at SPARC seminar

Dec 2005

The academic editing brand of CACTUS—Editage—made a presentation titled “The role of editing in improving the quality of English-language journals in Japan” at a seminar conducted by SPARC Japan at the National Institute of Informatics. The presentation disseminated valuable information about the editing scenario in Japan.

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