[TFLA-list] SOCALLT conference, call for proposals (Houston, April 8-9)

Detiveaux, Georges J Georges.J.Detiveaux at lonestar.edu
Mon Nov 2 10:16:50 EST 2015

The South Central Association for Language Learning Technology is accepting proposals through January 31, 2016 for its annual conference. The event will be Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9, 2016 on the campus of the University of Houston-Downtown in Houston, Texas. The theme of the conference is "A World of Languages: Crossing Borders and Platforms."

In addition to welcoming proposals for presentation sessions, workshop sessions, panel discussions, and product demonstrations, we've added a new session type this year - 10-minute "technology test drive" sessions where multiple presenters share a quick tech tip in 10 minutes and attendees of the session change tables to hear all presenters. Think of it as "speed dating" for language technology!

Registration (forthcoming) will be $25 for one day, $50 for both days. SOCALLT welcomes presentations and attendance by K-12 ASL, ESOL and world language instructors, college/university language faculty, language lab/center staff, and industry representatives from a 6-state service area including Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

-Conference website is here: http://www.socallt.org/conf/2016-conference/
-Call for proposals is here: http://www.socallt.org/conf/2016-conference/call-for-proposals/
-Flyer for call for proposals is here: http://www.socallt.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/socallt2016flyer.pdf

Questions? Contact the conference host, Georges Detiveaux, at detiveauxg at uhd.edu<mailto:detiveauxg at uhd.edu> and/or SOCALLT President, Nancy Guilloteau, at nguilloteau at mail.utexas.edu<mailto:nguilloteau at mail.utexas.edu>.

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