The SoA holds one-day to two-day conferences on a range of subjects throughout the UK.
Recent conferences have included:
- The Authors' Compass, April 2016, Manchester
- New Visions: Children's Publishing Conference, September 2015, Bath
- The Authors' Media Toolkit, May 2015, Darlington
- The Design & Digital Conference, March 2014, London
- The Marketing & Publicity Conference, June 2014, Bristol