Tony Gurr

2013/14 ELT and ELL Conference Calendar for Turkey…Ver 2.0

In Conferences, ELT and ELL, News & Updates (from the CBO), Teacher Learning on 19/08/2013 at 9:19 am

ELT & ELL Conf Calendar (TG ver)

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As you all know, I don’t usually get the Conference Calendar rolling till mid-November – but a couple of people asked me if I can spread the word about a handful of events that are coming up in…

Canım Türkiyem (TG Ver 03)

…after Summer. 

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So, I did Ver 1.0 of the “Conference Calendar” a few weeks back. This is the first expanded version…and, as you might also remember, I usually start with the one that only the “rich kids” can go to!

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The International events over 2013-14… 

So, here you go…(still) without the “sauce” (that will be in Ver 3.0):

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Of course, we have the “BIGGIES”:

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  • 15-18 October (2013)
  • EDUCAUSE 2013 – Anaheim (California, USA) & Online
  • Theme: EdTech in Higher Ed

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  • 22-25 January (2014)
  • BETT 2014 – London (ExCel London – London’s Royal Docks)
  • Theme: Generic 

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  • 13-15 March (2014)
  • TESOL Arabia (20th International Conference) – Location – TBC
  • Theme: TBC

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  • 26-29 March (2014)
  • TESOL 2014 – Portland, Oregon (International & EL Expo)
  • Theme: ELT for the Next Generation (See also #tesol14 on Twitter)

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  • 02-05 April (2014)
  • IATEFL 2014 (48th Annual International IATEFL Conference & Exhibition) – Harrogate (International Conference Centre)
  • Theme: Generic

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…but, I also wanted to add a couple of others (that have potential):

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  • 04-08 August (2014)
  • Pilgrims – 40th Anniversary Conference, Kent University, Canterbury,
  • Theme: TBC

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but...

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…I know why you have really come to this post…the conferences and events where we can get some decent çay and (even a simit):

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CONFERENCE cay ve simit (2013 to 14) TG ver

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Seriously, have you ever had a simit in London…in Ireland…in Harrogate (!)

…just don’t get me started on that crappy “tea” they serve there…!

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Canım Türkiyem has been building up a great reputation for its events over the past few years. The çay and simit help, of course, but it is the sheer range of our events that really does the job…and the dedication of the teams that put these events on!

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So, without further ado – here’s the ones we have on the calendar, thus far:

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SEPTEMBER 2013

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OCTOBER 2013

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  • 21-22 October
  • The 2nd International Conference on Internet , E-Learning & Education Technologies (ICIEET 2013) – The Marmara Taksim (İstanbul, Turkey )
  • Theme: Generic

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NOVEMBER 2013

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DECEMBER 2013

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MAY 2014

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JUNE 2014

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As ever, there are many, many more in the pipeline – I just love it when all the schools start scrapping for those ever-so-valuable weekends in March and April…but not as much as all the publishers and their staff!

I’ll let you know more as more are confirmed – but do drop us a comment or 3, if you hear of one that is confirmed.

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Creativity (Annie Dillard quote 01)

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2012/13 Conference Calendar
2011/12 Conference Calendar

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  1. Reblogged this on Rukia's EduBlog and commented:
    Here is some very useful information for the ELT community

  2. One from Joel here:

    The EU CLOHE project (moving toys in the primary classroom) http://www.clohe-movingtoys.eu/ will be holding a conference and workshop in Istanbul on the 23rd October. There is no charge.

    If you would be interested in attending please see more details and a registration form at: https://app.box.com/s/i5rikur1fgtm7kacz44q

  3. There seems to be very little going on in Istanbul this year… I hope this stays the same as I could do with a quieter year of conferencing!

  4. Guys,

    Also check out this online conf from MacMillan:

    http://www.macmillanenglish.com/online-conference/

    …over 11th-15th November, 2013. Finishes just in time for you to get back to the Gazi Conference (in Ankara) 😉

    T..

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