International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

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Associates' Events


List of Associates' Events

  • HELTA English at Work Conference for in-company teachers in Northern Europe ( 1/09/2018 - 1/09/2018)
    Berufliche Schule fur Medien und Kommunikation (BMK), Eulenkamp 46, 22049 Hamburg
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  • JALT Business Communication SIG 3rd Annual Conference ( 8/09/2018 - 9/09/2018)
    Event coordinator:
    Alan Simpson
    Tokyo, Japan
    Last booking date:
    Event link:

    The Spark: Igniting Innovations in Communications for Global Businesses



  • 27th IATEFL Poland Conference (21/09/2018 - 23/09/2018)
    Event coordinator:
    IATEFL Poland
    Event coordinator:
    Wrocław University of Science and Technology
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    Theme of the Conference: WROCŁAW 2018 - THE MEETING PLACE FOR EXPERTS

    Call for papers deadline: 15th April 2018

    Participants early registration deadline: 9th July 2018



  • TESOLANZ - The 16th National Conference for Community Languages and ESOL ( 5/10/2018 - 7/10/2018)
    Event coordinator:
    Christs College, Christchurch
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    The theme of the conference is: Transforming our Landscape, chosen for language users and teachers to reflect shifting perspectives in:

    - the diversity of language use in society

    - language learning, teaching, and teacher training

    - social and educational policy decisions which affect us

    The conference is a platform for connecting conversation and actions about teaching, learning,

    equity, and diversity as they impact at family, community, professional and policy level.

    Closing date of submissions: Friday 30 March




  • IATEFL Hungary 28th Annual Conference ( 5/10/2018 - 7/10/2018)
    Budapest, Hungary
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    'Flying Colours' Conference



  • XLIII ANNUAL FAAPI CONFERENCE (11/10/2018 - 13/10/2018)
    Rio Gallegos, Argentina
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    Redefining English Language Teaching and Learning: Adapting to Meet Diverse Needs



  • 26th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference (13/10/2018 - 14/10/2018)
    Event coordinator:
    Event coordinator:
    Kathleen Kelley
    Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, South Korea
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    Conference Theme: "Focus on Fluency"

    Speakers include Scott Thornbury and Jill Hadfield (and many more).  

    Largest annual ELT conference in Korea.

    Presentations include practical and research-based content as well as many workshops.

    Conference app for attendees.

    Call for Proposals Deadline: 31 May 2018



  • WITESOL Annual Fall Conference (27/10/2018 - 27/10/2018)
    Alverno College Sister Joel Read Conference Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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    Conference theme is: Stand Up, Speak Out: Standing With Our Students

    WITESOL invites all professionals working with English language learners in any context to submit session proposals for the annual Fall Conference.

    In addition, this year we are inviting undergraduate or graduate students in TESOL or a related field to submit session proposals.

    Deadline for submissions: June 23, 2018

    Status of your proposal: August 31, 2018

    If accepted, you will need to indicate your plan to attend and present at the WITESOL Fall Conference by registering for the conference by September 14, 2018



  • CLASS INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL CONFERENCE/ 2nd Edition ( 7/11/2018 - 10/11/2018)
    Event coordinator: /
    Centre Culturel BOBOTO, Kinshasa

    Theme: The future of ELT, ESP and the role of English education in the development of a nation: an implication in peace building.


    - Integration of peace building materials in ELT/ESP

    -Young learners autonomy and preparation to leadership

    -ELT, ESP and Democracy

    -The role of women in the future of ELT, ESP and in the development of a nation: an implication of peace building in children's education.

    -Curriculum Design

    -English language education (past, present and future)

    -Materials/Course designers

    -English Language role (impact)

    -English Language use in everyday communication.

    -Methodology and innovation(your own experience in teaching)

    -Teacher Learners role

    -English Language Early Start (nursery) : Early childhood

    -Impact of women in ELT/ESP and Development

    -Teachers training: necessity-opportunity!

    -The changing nature of families learning (learning, homes, refugees, asylum seekers)

    -Parents involvement in their children's learning

    -Democracy, election and peace building.

    -The teaching of literature in ELT (Reading and Writing)

    -Teaching of writing


    Proposal submission: August 30th - September 30th, 2018

    Publication of presentations list and schedule: October10th, 2018

    Participation fees:

    CLASS Members: $10.00 US

    Non-CLASS Members: $15.00 US

    International Participants: $100.00 US

    Accommodation: participants expenses

    Patron of the conference: George M. Chinery (RELO)Are being contacted for plenary sessions: Mark Krzanowski(Westminister University, London), Buhendwa Munganga( UNIKIN), MukunaTshimpela(UNILU,RDC), CiamalaKalala(ISP Mbuji-Mayi), Itangaza Mubangu (IFASCI Kinshasa),

    This list will be finalized by October 30th, 2018.

    Contacts: 00243 81 90 44 946 / 0812847655



  • JALT 2018 44th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning, and Educational Materials Exhibition (23/11/2018 - 26/11/2018)
    Event coordinator:
    Event coordinator:
    Shizuoka Convention & Arts Center (Granship), Shizuoka City, Shizuoka, Japan
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    Conference Theme: Diversity and Inclusion

    The Call for Proposals is now open, and most proposals are due on February 12, 2018. More details can be found at the following link:

    JALT is also offering three fee waiver scholarships for JALT members who will present at JALT2018:



  • Thailand TESOL 39th International Conference 2019 (18/01/2019 - 19/01/2019)
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    The Ambassador Hotel Bangkok, Thailand
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    Theme 'Changes and Chances in ELT'

    Abstract submission has now been extended to August 15, 2018



  • TESOL Macedonia-Thrace, Northern Greece 26th Annual International Conference (23/02/2019 - 24/02/2019)
    American College of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

    ''Hands on: solving classroom issues"