Conferences

Conferences

The Center for International Languages & Cultures (CILC) at Troy takes into consideration of professional development for all students and scholars at Troy University. We collect the latest nation-wide and local language-related events for your reference to enhance your language teaching and learning practice. 

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Upcoming Languages Conferences

Central States Conference on The Teaching of Foreign Languages 2021

Date: March 11 -13, 2021

Founded and incorporated in 1969, the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (CSCTFL) is a regional foreign language organization that serves 17 Midwestern states through its annual spring conference.  For 53 years, we have provided exceptional opportunities for language professionals to gather in person -- and now virtually -- to learn and share.   

CSCTFL website Conference Schedule

Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT 21)

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Date:  March 18 -21, 2021

The SCOLT 2021 conference is going VIRTUAL in March! While we would love to be together in person in Atlanta, travel restrictions and other Coronavirus related issues are preventing us from doing so. This will be a SCOLT conference like no other, and you won’t want to miss it! We will have synchronous and asynchronous components, and some fun activities as a part of the conference.

SCOLT Website

TESOL 2021: International Convention & English Language Expo

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Date: March 24 -27, 2021

From keynote speakers to invited speaker and advocacy sessions, the TESOL 2021 convention program covers a wide array of critical topics for English language professionals. Use the navigation bar to the left.

TESOL 2021 Website

The Southwest Conference on Language Teaching 2021

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Date: March 26-28, 2021

The Southwest Conference on Language Teaching is a regional world language teachers' organization that hosts an annual conference in partnership with state world language teacher associations. The participating states in SWCOLT are Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah.

SWCOLT Website Conference Schedule

CLTA 2021 Virtual Annual Conference

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Date: April 8 – 18, 2021

The 2021 Conference of the Chinese Language Teachers Association, U.S.A. (CLTA) will be held virtually on Zoom during April 8–18, 2021. The annual conference will provide a forum for Chinese teachers, scholars, and school administrators to exchange ideas and report the latest results in their teaching and research in the areas of Chinese language acquisition, pedagogy, grammar, or new instructional technology.

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The National Chinese Language Conference 2021

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Date: April 15-17, 2021 
Time: April 15 & 16: 6-9 PM EST | April 17: 10 AM-3 PM EST

The National Chinese Language Conference (NCLC) is more than just a conference. It’s a global community of over 2,800 PK-16 Chinese language teachers and education leaders. At its core, NCLC provides a platform for you to LEARN, ENGAGE, and SUPPORT like-minded educators, as we shape the future of Chinese language education and cultivate multilingual young leaders.

NCLC Website

The Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2021

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Date: April 22 – May 1, 2021

The Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (NECTFL) serves educators in all languages (including classical, less commonly taught, and ENL), at all levels from kindergarten through university, in both public and private settings. In existence since the late 1940s, NECTFL is the largest of five regional associations of its kind in the United States, representing educators from Maine to Virginia but exercising leadership nation-wide.

NECTFL Website

7th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd’21)

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Date: June 22 – 23, 2021 

After the great success of the last HEAd conference in virtual format, with 200 participants from more than 50 countries, we are pleased to announce the Seventh International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd’21), also in virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

HEAd'21 Website

2021 ACTFL Annual Convention

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Date: November 19-21, 2021

Pre-Convention Workshops will be held on Thursday, November 18, 2021

Providing vision, leadership and support for quality teaching and learning of languages, ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 13,000 language educators and administrators from elementary through graduate education, as well as government and industry.

ACTFL Website