Tuesday, April 12, 2016

IATEFL 2016 - International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

2016 Annual Conference eBulletin

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you all to this year’s IATEFL Conference at the ICC Birmingham from the 13 – 16 April 2016.

Special Interest Groups Pre Conference Events (PCE’s) will take place on the 12 April 2016.

We hope that the information below will be useful in planning your time with us. You will also find lots of useful information on our Birmingham webpage so please take the time to visit this site and use some of the resources available: http://www.iatefl.org/annual-conference/birmingham-2016

Recorded webinars

We have a number of recorded webinars which will help you prepare for conference. These include:
And if you are getting ready to present at the conference, you may find it useful to watch “how to prepare an effective conference presentation.”

Visit the Exhibition

With companies offering everything from books to board games, the ELT Resources Exhibition is a must visit. We have free tea and coffee available all day, kindly sponsored by Hujiang, plus a new Pop Up presentations area for exhibitors and sponsors. The programme for the Pop Up Presentations can be downloaded here.  A full list of exhibitors can be seen on our exhibition page.


tree on our stand   Please come and visit the IATEFL stand and share a message on our celebration tree about what IATEFL means to you. Coloured leaves will be available for you to write your message on and then stick them onto the branches of our tree. 
 selfie smallTake a selfie on the IATEFL stand and share it on social media 
 Teddy and mug smallSupport the IATEFL Projects initiative by buying an IATEFL mug or teddy bear keyring (available to purchase from the registration desk) 
 lucky dip smallWe will also be selling raffle and lucky dip tickets with a range of exciting prizes. All profits from the sale of these tickets will go towards IATEFL Projects. To find out more about what IATEFL does as a charity, why not pop along to the IATEFL Projects stand in the exhibition hall or speak to an IATEFL member of staff.

Take part in IATEFL Online

IATEFL Online will provide online coverage of the annual conference to thousands of people around the world who are unable to make it to Birmingham in person. Kindly funded by British Council, coverage will feature talks, sessions and recorded interviews with conference presenters and delegates.
Follow on Twitter @iateflonline and #iatefl
We hope on-site delegates will join in with IATEFL Birmingham Online to share ideas with teachers from all over the world and be a part of one of the biggest online events for teachers of English.
Join in and follow all the action as it happens at https://iatefl.britishcouncil.org/