International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

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Birmingham 2016

at the ICC, Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2EA

13th-16th April 2016

PCEs - 12th April

Plenary Speakers

David Crystal  Silvana Richardson

 Diane Larsen-Freeman

Scott Thornbury Jan Blake  

We have now returned from a very successful conference and are already planning our next one in Glasgow 2017.

Catch up online

If were unable to join us in person you can still enjoy highlights from Birmingham by watching recorded sessions and interviews online through our partnership with the British Council. 

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Please enjoy our video on the highlights from Birmingham 2016 conference



Poster presentations in Birmingham 

The following presentations were available in Birmingham and the presenters have kindly allowed them to be shared here:


The Conference Programme can be downloaded by clicking on the miniflip below 










ELT Resources Exhibition

Our exhibition was a great place to meet up with new and old friends.   We had free tea and coffee all day plus the new Pop Up area for exhibitors and sponsors.



We are incredibly grateful to our sponsors whose generous support continues to enhance the delegate experience at our Annual Conference. 


Platinum Sponsors telc and LT123
Gold Sponsors Trinity College London
Silver Sponsors Aspect Education Ltd
Bronze Sponsors National Geographic / Cengage Learning
  Oxford University Press
General Sponsors English UK
  D Isom



The conference was held at the The International Convention Centre (ICC), Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2EA, UK



Conference Selections

Presenters can submit a paper for our Birmingham Conference Selections - deadline 30th May 2016. Please read the documents below for more information.



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