International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

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Associates' Events


List of Associates' Events

  • CLASS International Annual Conference/ 1st Edition ( 2/08/2017 - 5/08/2017)
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    Theme: ELT/ESP and Globalization

    Sub-themes: ELT/ESP in DRC(development, experience, perspectives)

    Innovations in ELT( formal education, home teaching, language school teaching)

    ELT/ ESP experience

    The contribution of the English Language Education in the development of the community

    English Language Education and Globalization

    Democracy in ELT

    Democratic teaching (the importance of content rich lessons, our responsibility to the youth)

    Conflict Resolution (how to teach, lessons, activities)

    Equality/Parity (tolerance and diversity)

    Elections and participation (staying informed and discussing issues that matter)

    Human Rights (rights of students, education, participation)

    Freedom of speech and freedom to learn (special focus on empowering young women)

    Lesson plan development in a low- resource classroom

    English Club development and student leadership skills

    American/British experience of democracy in education

    Responsibilities of teachers in a democracy 

    Communicative practices (making the classroom a creative and conducive teaching/learning environment)

    Job market and scholarship opportunities

    Proposal submission: 1-30 May, 2017

    Publication of presentations list and schedule: 30 June 2017

    Participation fees: CLASS Members: $50.00 US

                                     Non-CLASS Members: $65.00 US

                                     Students: $ 40.00 US

                                     International Participants: $ 100.00 US

    Accommodation: participants expenses

    Are being contacted for plenary sessions: Mark Krzanowski(Westminister University, London), Ndoma Ungina(UNIKIN, RDC), MukunaTshimpela(UNILU,RDC), Ciamala Kalala(ISP Mbuji-Mayi), US Embassy delegate

    Contacts: 00243 81 90 44 946

  • FAAPI Annual Conference 2017, Posadas (31/08/2017 - 2/09/2017)
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    Revitalising ELT Through Authenticity: Practices, Contents & Materials

  • IATEFL Poland 26th Annual Conference (15/09/2017 - 17/09/2017)
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    IATEFL Poland
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    Department of Humanities of the University of Bielsko-Biała Poland
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    Theme of the Conference “Reaching the Peaks

  • IATEFL Hungary 27th Annual Conference ( 6/10/2017 - 8/10/2017)
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    IATEFL Hungary
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    The Power of Now: Teaching and Learning in the Present

    If you are interested in the topic of the conference and would like to become a speaker, please fill in the online Speaker’s Proposal and Registration Form. In order to cover all areas and all levels, we are not only interested in contributions from specialists and experts, we would welcome proposals from first-time speakers and young teachers.


    Submission Open: 1 March 2017

    Submission Deadline: 30 April 2017

    Notification of Acceptance: 31 May 2017

    Click here to find the online Speaker’s Proposal and Registration form.

    Deadline for sending in proposals: 30 April 2017.

  • INGED 18th International ELT Conference (20/10/2017 - 22/10/2017)
    Event coordinator:
    Istanbul Aydin University

    Call for papers: 

    Our Plenary Speakers: 

    Prof. Dr. Birsen Tutunis

    Prof. Dr. Peter Medgyes

    Assoc. Prof. Dr. Richard Smith

  • Korea TESOL – PAC 25th Annual International Conference (21/10/2017 - 22/10/2017)
    Event coordinator:
    Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, Korea
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    Theme: Why Are We Here? Analogue Learning in a Digital Era

    Plenary Speakers: Andy Curtis, Nicky Hockly

    Call for Proposals: May 5

  • CELEA 1st Annual Conference of Asia ESP The 6th Chinese National Symposium on ESP (27/10/2017 - 29/10/2017)
    Event coordinator:
    International Convention Centre of Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, Daxing District, Beijing, China
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    Conference Theme: Innovating ESP, Bridging Asia

    Keynote Speakers: Christine Feak, Co-Editor of English for Specific Purposes, University of Michigan

    Hajime Terauchi, Dean of Faculty of Commerce of Takachiho University, Japan; President of the JACET (Japan Association of College English Teachers)

    Ken Hyland, Director of Centre for Applied English Studiesand Chair of Applied Linguistics, The University of Hong Kong; Co-Editor of Journal of English for Academic Purposes

    Guidelines for Submissions: Abstracts, panel or workshop proposals may be accepted.

    Abstract, 200-400 words in English, including positions, affiliations, email addresses and mailing addresses for all authors.

    Panel proposals reflecting the conference theme may be submitted. All panel proposals should provide a 300-word rationale and a 100-200 word abstract of each panelist's paper, including affiliation and email address for each panelist.

    Workshop proposals relevant to the conference theme may be submitted. Proposals should be 3-5 pages in length, single-spaced.

    End of Abstract Submission: 10 June 2017

    Notification of Abstract Acceptance: 20 June 2017

    End of Early Bird Registration: 30 August 2017

    Conference Co-organizers: Asia ESP, Chinese Association of ESP, Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, Chinese Journal of ESP

    Supporting Organizations: Korea ESP, JACET ESP Kanto

  • TAYR Annual International Conference (27/10/2017 - 28/10/2017)
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    The Tunisian Association of Young Researchers (TAYR)
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    Syllabus Design and Assessment in Tertiary Education: Teaching and Assessing Language, Literature, and Culture Studies

     Researchers, teachers, students, administrators, and policy makers interested in the conference, its axes and peripheral or related issues are invited to send their abstracts (250-300 words) in English, French or Arabic to

    Deadline for abstract submission: 30 May 2017.

    Notification of acceptance : 15 June 2017

    Conference papers will be published in the indexed journal TAYR Quarterly Vol 4 Issue 4 by December 2017


    Organizing Committee : Dr. Mimoun Melliti, Dr. Yosra Amraoui, Hatem Sebei, Dr. Ikram Arfi, Adel Hannachi,  Besma

    Msekni, Dr. Nadia Konstantini, Houssem Jouini, Hajer Brahem Ghazeli.


  • MEXTESOL 44th International Convention ( 9/11/2017 - 12/11/2017)
    Event coordinator:
    Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico
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    Event title: Strengthening learning communities

  • TESOL Kuwait 2017 Conference (16/11/2017 - 18/11/2017)
    Event coordinator:
    TESOL Kuwait
    Event coordinator:
    Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait
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    Our theme for the conference “Promoting ELT – Changing Perspectives and New Horizons” is supported by the powerful presence of our keynote speakers Dr David Nunan and Dr Jack C. Richards.

    TESOL Kuwait invites you to its first Language and Arts Festival; a special, one of a kind event at the Conference the evening of 16th November, 2017.  

    The call for proposals is open until June 29th  at

    Rana Khan – Conference Chair, TESOL Kuwait 2017 Conference

    Dr. Ilene Winokur – President, TESOL Kuwait

    *Please note TESOL Kuwait is unable to assist with securing visit visas. Please check with the nearest Kuwait Embassy for more information.

  • JALT2017: 43rd Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Exhibition (17/11/2017 - 20/11/2017)
    Event coordinator:
    Louise Ohashi, JALT Director of Program
    Tsukuba International Congress Center (Epochal Tsukuba), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
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    Language Teaching in a Global Age: Shaping the Classroom, Shaping the World 

  • 26th Annual HUPE Conference (20/04/2018 - 22/04/2018)
    Event coordinator:
    Valamar, Porec, Croatia