Put the following dates in your diary right now, and you can look forward to a weekend full of fantastic talks, workshops and plenaries!
The Virtual Round Table will host its 6th free e-conference on the weekend of 17th - 19th May.
You can read the schedule and programme at this link here.
I am delighted to be presenting at the conference again, and I will be talking about Apps and Tools to Spice Up Your Teaching.
My talk is on Sunday 19th May.
I am really looking forward to attending the conference, as it promises to be action-packed.
The following information was written by the event organizers, and reproduced in full as follows:
Twitter hashtag: #vrtwebcon
Come join us for the 6th Virtual Round Table Web Conference, 17-19 May 2013 for language educators held entirely online in a web conferencing solution called Adobe Connect, with the main sessions being live-streamed on facebook.
Some 60 guest-speakers look forward to presenting in 48 hours over a period of 3 days the latest in this field on teaching and learning a language with
- educational tools
- learner resources
- mobile learning
- young learners
- virtual worlds
- online testing
and much more.
Keynote speakers are Nicky Hockly and Gavin Dudeney, Thomas Strasser, Sirin Soyoz, Angelika Guettl-Strahlhofer, Evelyn Izquierdo, Miguel Mendoza, Joe Dale, Steven Herder, Paul Driver and Shelly Terrell.
Highlights of the conference are...
- a Southamerican Symposium organised by Jennifer Verschoor
- a panel discussion on CEFR 'Is your B1 my B1?'
- a presentation by EAQUALS (pending)
- two presentation by NGOs: the Disabled Friendly Access Campaign and the NO Human Trafficking project
- the Asian symposium (pending)
- the LT SIG event with Paul Driver
- an unconference/ barcamp hosted by Vance Stevens
- a musical performance (pending)
The program overview has been published:
The web conference is free of charge and we thank our sponsors for making this possible.
If you wish to participate, please sign up on our main website www.virtual-round-table.com.
The room links to the sessions are posted on the program and all you need to be is early, because the rooms have a capacity of 100 seats each. We will also live-stream all of the main plenaries and keynotes on facebook, so you do not need to miss out.