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TESOL Arabia 2008
The 14th Annual International TESOL Arabia Conference
Finding Your Voice: Critical Issues in ELT
March 13-15, 2008, Dubai Men's College, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Email: Christine.coombe@hct.ac.ae
Website: http://tesolarabia.org/conference/

International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning 2008
Innovating Minds, Communicating Ideas
March 17-19, 2008, Hilton Petaling Jaya Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Email: haslinda@mmu.edu.my
Website: http://imcicon.mmu.edu.my/

PacSLRF 2008 & the 3rd National Symposium on SLA
March 21-23, 2008, Beijing, China
Email: pacslrf2008@126.com
Website: http://pacslrf2008.fltrp.com/en/default.asp

The Seventh ITB-Leeds-British Council International ELT Conference
Teachers' Competencies and Qualifications for ELT in Indonesia
April 15-17, 2008, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
Email: itb_leeds_bcjkt@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.britishcouncil.org/indonesia-education-elt-online-resources.htm
TEFL Fest 2008: The Alternative TESOL Conference
Organized by TEFL International
April 25-26, 2008, Ban Phe, Thailand
Website: http://teflfest.com/

The 25th Conference on Teaching and Learning in the R.O.C. & The 2008
--- International Conference on English Instruction and Assessment
Organized by TEFL International
April 25-26, 2008, Ban Phe, Thailand
Website: http://teflfest.com/

The 5th International Conference on ELT in China & The 1st Congress of Chinese
--- Applied Linguistics
May 16-21, 2008, Beijing, China
Website: http://www.celea.org.cn/2007/edefault.asp

MELTA 2008
--- The 17th International Conference of the Malaysian English Language Teaching
--- Association
English Language and Multiple Literacies
May 26-27, Penang / May 30-31, Selangor / June 5-6, Sabah, Malaysia
Email: meltaconference2008@gmail.com
Website: http://www.melta.org.my/conference_2008/

JALTCALL 2008 International Conference
New Frontiers in CALL: Negotiating Diversity
May 31 - June 1, 2008, Nagoya, Japan
Email: jc2008@jaltcall.org
Website: http://jaltcall.org/content/course/view.php?id=14
International Conference 2008:
Language Issues in English-Medium Universities: A Global Concern
June 18-20, 2008, University of Hong Kong
Email: scarletws@hku.hk
Website: http://www.hku.hk/clear/conference08/

Association for Language Awareness (ALA)
9th International Conference: Engaging with Language
June 26-29, 2008, Hong Kong
Website: http://www.hku.hk/clear/ala/

Building Connections with Languages and Cultures
June 26-28, 2008, Far Eastern National University, Vladivostok, Russia
Email: ryanyama@hcc5.bai.ne.jp
Website: http://feelta.wl.dvgu.ru/upcoming.htm

KATE 2008 International Conference
Incorporating Global Issues in English Education: Contents, Methods, and Materials
July 4-5, 2008, Busan, South Korea
Website: http://www.kate.or.kr/

ALAA 2008:
The 33rd Congress of the Applied Linguistics Associationn of Australia
Critical Dimensions in Applied Linguistics
July 4-6, 2008, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Email: ALAA2008@usyd.edu.au
Website: http://escholarship.library.usyd.edu.au/conferences/index.php/LingFest2008/ALAA
TESOL Symposium on Keeping Language Diversity Alive
July 9, 2008, Alice Springs Convention Centre, Alice Springs, Australia
Email: info@tesol.org
Website: http://www.tesol.org/s_tesol/sec_document.asp?CID=250&DID=9902

ACTA Inaugural International TESOL Conference 2008
Pedagogies of Connection: Developing Individual and Community Identities
July 10-12, 2008, Alice Springs, Australia
Email: acta08@apapdc.edu.au
Website: http://www.tesol.org.au/conference/

Asia TEFL 2008
---The 6th Asia TEFL International Conference
Globalizing Asia: The Role of ELT
August 1-3, 2008, Sanur Paradise Plaza Hotel, Bali, Indonesia
Plenary Speakers: David Nunan, Jack Richards, Jeremy Harmer, Paul Nation, Rod Ellis, Thomas Farrell, Melani Budianta, Karen Konnerth, Yonglin Yang
Email: info@asiatefl-teflin.com
Website: http://www.asiatefl-teflin.com/

The 52nd Workshop for Asian-Pacific Teachers of English
The Center for Asia-Pacific Exchange
August 4-13, 2008, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
Email: cape@cape.edu
Website: http://www.cape.edu/programs/teachers/index.html

WorldCALL 2008: 3rd International Conference
CALL Bridges the World
August 6, 2008, Fukuoka International Congress Center, Fukuoka, Japan
Website: http://www.j-let.org/~wcf/modules/tinyd0/
The 2nd Halliday Centre Language Studies Conference
Translation, Language Contact, and Multilingual Communication
August 13-15, 2008, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Email: HCLS@cityu.edu.hk
Website: http://www.hallidaycentre.cityu.edu.hk/HCLS-C2-2008

AILA 2008: The 15th World Congress of Applied Linguistics
The 15th World Congress of Applied Liguistics
August 25-29, 2008, Essen, Germany
Website: http://www.aila2008.org

PKETA 2008 International Conference
Teaching and Testing English for Global Communication
October 11, 2008, Pusan National University, Busan, S. Korea
Website: http://www.pketa.org/english/e_index.html

2008 International Conference on Primary English
English for Young Learners: Putting Theory into Effective, Dynamic Practice
October 18-20, 2008, Beijing, China
Email: arnoldworld@gmail.com
Website: http://www.chinabfle.org/YLP/en/

The 16th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference
Responding to a Changing World
October 25-26, 2008, Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, South Korea
Email: KOTESOL_ic08@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.kotesol.org/?q=IC08

PAC7 at JALT2008
The 34th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Expo
Shared Identities: Our Interweaving Threads
October 31 - Nov. 3, Tokyo, Japan
Website: http://www.jalt.org/conference
GLoCALL 2008: Go Global, Go Local
Organized by APACALL & PacCALL
November 7-9, Jakarta / November 10-12, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Website: http://www.glocall.org/

"New Dimensions in Humanities Education, 2008" Conference
Organized by the Humanities & Social Studies Education Academic Group, NIE
November 18-19, 2008, National Institute of Education, Singapore
Email: hsseconf08@nie.edu.sg
Web site: http://www.hsse.nie.edu.sg/hum2008

English and Asia: First International Conference 2008
Organized by the International Islamic University Malaysia
November 24-28, 2008, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Email: englishasiaconference2008@yahoo.com
Website: http://linguistlist.org/issues/19/19-745.html

The 14th Conference of the Intern'l Assn. for World Englishes
World Englishes and World's Languages: Convergence, Enrichment, or Death?
December 1-5, 2008, Hong Kong, China
Email: we2008@cityu.edu.hk
Website: http://worldenglishes08.ctl.cityu.edu.hk/

CLaSIC 2008: The Third CLS International Conference
Media in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning
December 4-7, 2008, National University of Singapore
Email: clasic2008@nus.edu.sg
Website: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg

The Applied Linguistics Association of Korea International Conference
30 Years of Applied Linguistics in Korea
December 6, 2008, Seoul National University, Seoul, S. Korea
Email: alak@alak.or.kr
Website: http://www.alak.or.kr

ESEA 2008
The 13th International Conference on English in Southeast Asia
Englishes and Literatures-in-English in a Globalised World
December 4-6, 2008, National Institute of Education, Singapore
Email: esea2008@nie.edu.sg
Website: http://www.ell.nie.edu.sg/innerpages/news_n_events/esea/esea.htm

The 5th CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching
The Globalization of ELT: Emerging Directions
February 21-22, 2009, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Website: http://www.camtesol.org/2009conference/Index.html

TESOL Arabia 2009
The 15th International Conference & Exhibition
English in Learning: Learning in English
March 12-14, 2009, J.W. Marriott Hotel, Dubai, UAE
Email: proposals@tesolarabia.org
Website: http://tesolarabia.org/conference/