Conference Outline

Friday, July 19, 2019 | Birkbeck, University of London - Malet Street

12:00-13:00: Conference Registration

13:00-13:15: Announcements & Welcome Address
Brian Aycock, IAFOR, Japan
Joseph Haldane, IAFOR, Japan
Recognition of IAFOR Scholarship Winners

13:15-13:45: Keynote Presentation
Trandisciplinary Knowledge Ecosystems can Advance Interdependence and Agency
Thanassis Rikakis, Virginia Tech, USA

13:45-14:30: Keynote Presentation
Education as a Route to Independence and Interdependence
Mary Stuart, University of Lincoln, UK

14:30-15:00: Coffee Break

15:00-15:15: IAFOR Documentary Photography Award

15:30-16:00: Keynote Presentation
Interaction in Online Learning: A Design Paradox
Barbara Lockee, Virginia Tech, USA

16:00-16:45: Keynote Presentation
The Emotional Rollercoaster Ride of Foreign Language Learners and Teachers
Jean Marc Dewaele, Birkbeck, University of London, UK

16:45-17:00: Conference Photograph

17:00–18:00: Welcome Reception


Saturday, July 20, 2019 | University College London (UCL) - 20 Bedford Way

10:00-11:40: Parallel Session I

11:40-11:55: Coffee Break

11:55-13:10: Parallel Session II

13:10-14:10: Lunch Break

14:10-15:25: Parallel Session III

15:25-15:40: Coffee Break

15:40-16:40: Poster Session

16:45-17:45: Special Interview Presentation
Nation-Specific Peculiarities of Language Learning and Teaching: An Interview
Svetlana Ter-Minasova, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
Bruce Monk

19:00-21:00: Official Conference Dinner (optional extra)


Sunday, July 21, 2019 | University College London (UCL)

09:30-11:10: Parallel Session I

11:10-11:25: Coffee Break

11:25-12:40: Parallel Session II

12:40-13:40: Lunch Break

13:40-15:20: Parallel Session III

15:20-15:35: Coffee Break

15:35-17:15: Parallel Session IV

17:15-17:30: Conference Closing Session


The draft version of the Conference Programme will be available online on June 18, 2020. All registered delegates will be notified of this publication by email.

The above schedule may be subject to change.