Proposal Submission and Deadline

Proposals, written in either English or Chinese, are acceptable. Please submit your proposal before October 1, 2019. One person can only submit one proposal except invited workshop presenters. All proposals will be reviewed anonymously. Acceptance of proposals will be notified through email by November 1, 2019.

Three types of proposals are accepted.

Individual Papers

This category is for proposals to present research results for a twenty-minute session (including Q&A). The proposal must include a. name(s) of the presenter(s), contact information, and professional affiliation(s); b. the title and abstract, which should not exceed 300 English words or 450 Chinese characters; c. a summary with no more than 60 English words, or 90 Chinese characters, to be used in the program.

Panels

This category is for an hour-long panel comprised with three, or four, presentations on a common theme. The presentations can be related to empirical studies, or explore issues between theory and practice. Each panel must have a representative submitting a proposal, which should include a. names of the panelists, contact information, and professional affiliations; b. the main theme of the panel; c. individual topics and abstracts, each of which should not exceed 500 English words or 750 Chinese characters in total; d. a summary of the panel not exceeding 100 English words, or 150 Chinese characters, to be used in the conference program.

Technique Demonstrations

This category is for proposals to present a demonstration to share with colleagues interesting and effective teaching activities in an eight-minute session. The demonstration should focus on a language skill, a linguistic construction/lexical item, or any other learning objective. The proposal should include a. name(s) of the presenter(s), contact information, and affiliation(s); b. the name of the demonstrated activity; c. a brief introduction not exceeding 100 English words, or 150 Chinese characters, specifying the targeted proficiency level, specific linguistic construction for which the activity is intended, and/or language skill(s) the activity aims to develop.