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The FIPLV Nordic-Baltic Region (NBR) 

Language Teachers’ Association of Lithuania (LKPA)

and

Institute of Foreign Languages of Faculty of Philology,

Vilnius University

invite you to

The FIPLV Nordic-Baltic Region (NBR) 

Conference 2018

Teaching and Learning Languages in the 21st Century: Linguistic, Educational and Cultural Aspects

7 – 8 June, 2018

Vilnius, Lithuania

The conference will take place at:

 On 7 June at the premises of

Government of the Republic of Lithuania, 11 Gedimino Ave., LT-01103 Vilnius, Lithuania

On 8 June at the premises of

Institute of Foreign Languages of Faculty of Philology

Vilnius University

Lithuania

CONFERENCE WEBSITE:

http://www.conference.uki.vu.lt

Conference Objectives:

  • To bring language policy makers, language teaching professionals and  researchers together for a discussion about the mission of teaching languages in 21st century, the meaning of language teaching quality, efficiency and effectiveness, as well as analyse the aims, needs and perspectives of teaching /learning languages in multicultural environment that could consequently enhance the promotion of democratic citizenship, social justice, and intercultural dialogue.
  • To exchange information and knowledge, share best practices and experiences across national boundaries on teaching languages and language teacher training and the enhancement of the development of language teachers’ competences that would serve to acquire a better understanding of teaching New Generation students.
  • To disseminate best practices and experiences of Lithuanian teachers as well as of language teaching professionals from abroad in language teaching at all levels in all stages of life. 

 

CONFERENCE THEMES

Language Teacher Training and Development of Language Teachers’ Competences

Language Teaching and Learning  for New Generation Students

Teaching and Learning Less Widely Taught Languages

Multilingualism and Intercultural Communication

Linguistic Research (Cognitive Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Pragmatics, Corpus Linguistics, etc.)

 

CONFERENCE LANGUAGES

Plenary sessions and Round table discussion:

English and Lithuanian

Presentation sessions:

English,

French,

German,

Lithuanian,

Russian 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Thomas H. Bak – Professor, University of Edinburgh, UK

Manuel Célio Conceição – Professor, University of Algarve, Portugal

Rob Dean – an independent international teacher trainer and academic consultant, Pearson, UK

Terry Lamb – Professor, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Secretary General and former President, FIPLV (Fédération Internationale des Professeurs de Langues Vivantes), Editor, International Journal of Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, UK

Georg Lind – Professor Emeritus, University of Konstanz, Germany

Steve Mann  – Associate Professor,  Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, UK

Iveta Vītola – Pearson Central Europe Representative Office in the Baltics, Regional Manager for the Baltics, Latvia

Harun Serpil –  PhD, University of Anadolu, Turkey

CONFERENCE FORMATS

PLENARY SPEECHES (30 minutes +15 minutes for discussion)

PRESENTATIONS (20 minutes + 10 minutes for discussion)

WORKSHOPS (45 minutes)

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS (60 minutes)

POSTER PRESENTATIONS (Authors of poster presentations are expected to participate in poster sessions according to the timetable of the Conference programme) 

Requirements for poster presentations: 

 

CONFERENCE VENUE

On 7 June at the premises of

Government of the Republic of Lithuania,

11 Gedimino Ave., LT-01103 Vilnius, Lithuania

On 8 June at the premises of

Vilnius University

Universiteto St. 5

Vilnius LT – 01513

Lithuania

 

CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS

Conference organizers:

NBR, Nordic Baltic Region of FIPLV, international multilingual association of teachers of languages (https://fiplv.com/members-2/fiplv-regions/the-nordic-baltic-region/)

Language Teachers’ Association of Lithuania (LKPA) (http://www.lkpa.vdu.lt/about-language-teachers-association)

Institute of Foreign Languages of the Faculty of Philology, Vilnius University (http://www.uki.vu.lt/en/)

 

CONFERENCE FEE

REGISTRATION FEES: 

SPEAKER’S FEE* - € 100

ACCOMPANYING PERSON’S FEE - € 50

PARTICIPANT’S (WITHOUT PRESENTATION) FEE - € 25

*Speaker’s fee for researchers from Georgia, Ukraine, Belorussia, Moldova and Russian Federation - € 40

RECEPTION FEE                                                     25

CULTURAL PROGRAMME:                                 10

Excursion around Vilnius and to the National Museum Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania

http://www.valdovurumai.lt/en

Note: Reception fee and costs for excursion around Vilnius and to the National Museum Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania are charged separately.

The Speaker’s registration fee covers:

•                    Conference programme and abstracts

•                    Coffee during the breaks

•                    Certificate of attendance  

PAYMENT

The appropriate charge should be transferred by the 20th of April 2018 to the following bank account:

Account holder:

Lietuvos  kalbų  pedagogų  asociacija

AB SEB Bankas, Gedimino pr. 12, 01103 Vilnius

LT12 7044 0600 0589 9325

Address:

49 Didlaukio St., LT-08303, Vilnius, Lithuania

⃰ Only participant’s (without presentation) fee - € 25 can be paid at the registration. On 7-8 June, 2018.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

CONTACTS

Contact us

Institute of Foreign Languages

Vilnius University

Universiteto St. 5

LT-01513 Vilnius

Lithuania

Tel.: +370 5 2687266; +370 5 2687264

Fax: +370 5 2687265

E-mail:

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