2019 NATE Russia Convention and English Language Expo

April 17-19

About

NATE Jubilee Conference: 25 Years of Navigating Through Challenges

English language teaching professionals and scholars from around the world are invited to join the most significant and renowned event in the sphere of EL teaching. NATE Conference aims to explore new educational approaches and current trends in ESL/EFL teaching and learning in a dynamically changing environment.

Participants of the milestone 25th NATE Conference will review its history and the role of NATE in the development and sharing of best practices and know-how in the sphere of English language teaching.

The participants will receive certificates of participation.

2019 Conference main topics:

  • CLIL & EMI: challenges and achievements
  • ESP & EAP
  • Teaching Soft Skills in the context of EL curriculum
  • Teaching Russian as a foreign language
  • Enhancement of EL level through extracurricular activities at school
  • EL level assessment (OGE, EGE, Cambridge exams, TOEFL)
  • Current trends in applied linguistics
  • NATE Russia projects

Registration Fees

Registration is closed

You can register at the conference venue (cash only).

NATE Members

Registration Fee 1499 RUB

Not NATE Members

Registration Fee 2000 RUB

Experts

Svetlana Ter-Minasova

Svetlana Ter-Minasova

Professor, President of the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Area Studies

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Natalia Komissarova

Natalia Komissarova

Associate Professor

Russian State Social University

Kelli Odhuu

Kelli Odhuu

Regional English Language Officer

Department of State

Svetlana Sannikova

Svetlana Sannikova

Associate Professor

South-Ural State Humanitarian Pedagogical University

Emily Thrush

Emily Thrush

Professor of Applied Linguistics and Technical Writing

University of Memphis

Matthew Ellman

Matthew Ellman

Regional ELT Trainer

Cambridge University Press

Leo Selivan

Leo Selivan

ELT Trainer

Cambridge University Press

Philip Warwick

Philip Warwick

English teacher trainer

Pearson ELT

Yulia Ryabukhina

Yulia Ryabukhina

Professor, Head of Center for Educational Management and Quality Assurance

ITMO University

Kristina Ivanova

Kristina Ivanova

Head of the Foreign Language Training Center

ITMO University

Johanna Campbell

Johanna Campbell

EL Fellow

Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys

Nancy Burkhalter

Nancy Burkhalter

Adjunct Professor, English Language and Culture Bridge

Seattle University

Rachel Koch

Rachel Koch

EL Fellow

Higher School of Economics

Maria Byrne

Maria Byrne

Affiliate Trainer

Norwich Institute for Language Education

Call for Proposals is closed

Program

April 16, 2019
13.00 - 16.00
Optional excursion around the city*,
visit to Optics museum

Meeting point: "Oktyabrskaya hotel"
10 Ligovsky avenue

16.00 - 18.00
Preliminary registration

9 Lomonosova street, 1st Floor

April 17, 2019
Day 1
Location

9 Lomonosova street

09.00 - 17.00
Registration

2nd Floor

10.00 - 12.00
Opening plenaries

2nd Floor, Assembly Hall

12.00 - 12.30
Coffee break

2nd Floor

12.30 - 14.00
Panel discussion

2nd Floor, Assembly Hall

14.00 - 15.00
Lunch
15.00 - 17.00
Concurrent workshops

1st and 2nd Floors, Congress zone
2nd and 3rd Floors, English Language classes

18.30 - 20.30
Reception

"Vesenny Restaurant"
199, Obvodnogo kanala embankment

April 18, 2019
Day 2
LOCATION

9 Lomonosova street

08.30 - 11.00
Registration

2nd Floor

09.00 - 11.30
Plenaries and discussion

2nd Floor, Assembly Hall

11.30-12.00
Coffee break

2nd Floor

12.00 - 13.00
Concurrent workshops

1st and 2nd Floors, Congress zone
2nd and 3rd Floors, English Language classes

13.00 - 14.30
NATE members meeting

1st Floor, Room 1122

14.00 - 15.00
Poster session

2nd Floor

14.30 - 15.30
Lunch
15.40 - 17.00
Special Interest Groups sessions, round one

1st and 2nd Floors, Congress zone
2nd and 3rd Floors, English Language classes

17.00 - 17.20
Coffee break

2nd Floor

17.20 - 19.00
Special Interest Groups sessions, round two

1st and 2nd Floors, Congress zone
2nd and 3rd Floors, English Language classes

April 19, 2019
Day 3
Location

9 Lomonosova street and Herzen University (3 Kazanskaya street) for SPELTA events

09.00 - 12.00
Plenaries and discussion

2nd Floor, Assembly Hall

12.00 - 12.30
Coffee break

2nd Floor

12.30 - 13.15
Closing plenaries

2nd Floor, Assembly Hall

13.30 - 14.30
Lunch
SPELTA events**
14.30 - 15.30
Registration and networking
15.30 - 16.00
Opening
16.00 - 17.15
Round Table Discussion

Service to ELT Community : Issues, Challenges, Solutions and Future

17.15 - 17.40
Coffee break and quizzes
17.40 - 19.20
Workshop trailers
19.20 - 20.00
SPELTA Certificates
20.00
SPELTA Networking reception
April 20, 2019
Day 4
09.00
SPELTA events**:

Optional* excursion to Vyborg or Pushkin

Participation in this event should be paid separately. We will send the link to the payment to all interested participants

Please, contact SPELTA at speltareg@gmail.com in order to register for the events

Organizers