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Annual Conference 2018

LATE's Annual Conference will be held on the 23rd and 24th August 2018 at Riga State Gymnasium No 1, Raina Bulvaris 8.

The Conference Title is: Educating Today's Learners for the 21st Century World: Competence-based Teaching and Learning.

Conference Fees

‘Early bird 1’ until July 1st €15 Early Bird Conference Fee for members who have a valid membership card until September 1 2018
‘Early bird 2’ – until July 1st €15 + €15 Early Bird Conference Fee + Discount Membership Renewal
‘Early bird 3’ – until July 1st €15 + €20 Early Bird Conference Fee + Discount New Member Fee
July 1st to August 15th €20 + €20 Conference Fee + Membership Renewal
July 1st to August 15th €20 + €25 Conference Fee + New Member Fee
On-site conference registration €50 Conference fee regardless of membership status

If you register on the conference day we cannot guarantee you the conference materials

Note that Membership of LATE is an annual membership and is valid for one calendar year

Please note that there are special Privacy Rules in place for the Annual Conference and other LATE Events regarding Privacy and Data Protection Policy for Conference Speakers, and there is a Conference and Seminar Photography and Filming Policy, which by applying to attend or present at the Conference you agree to. Full information about these can be found on our Privacy page.

Please click here to register to attend the Conference.

Conference Speakers

We are looking for different types of presentation so there will be something to suit you.

  • Non-publishers’ workshop (60 mins) [a workshop with active involvement by the participants; not based on a particular coursebook]
  • Presentation (30 mins) [a presentation/talk on a particular theme with or without active involvement of the participants]
  • Panel discussion (60 mins)

Please note: Plenary sessions (60 mins) [non-coursebook specific presentations] and Publisher Workshops are organised in co-ordination with the Conference Organising Committee.

You can also save money by speaking at the Conference! Conference Speakers are entitled to a reduced Conference Fee.

€7.50 Conference fee for speakers who have a valid membership card until September 1 2018
€7.50 + €15 Speaker Conference Fee + Discount Membership Renewal
€7.50 + €20 Speaker Conference Fee + Discount New Members Fee

You should complete the online registration form (link below) and send a short, one-page CV to LATE.

The Deadline for Conference Speakers applications is 22nd June.

Your CV will be shared with RIIMC - Education and In formation Services of Riga City for Conference certification purposes.

You will be sent payment details within 5 days by e-mail.

Also please note that your full name, affiliation and conference abstract will be published on the LATE website conference page [see example] and in the Conference Programme. You should also remember about the Conference and Seminar Photography and Filming Policy [see the Privacy page].

Speakers are responsible for the provision of paper-based handouts.

Please register as a Conference Speaker here.

Conference Attendees and Presenters need to be members of LATE. If you are not a current member please complete an application form to join LATE.

You can visit the pages for previous conferences by clicking on the links below.

2011 Conference Report Page

2012 Conference Report Page

2013 Conference Report Page

2014 Conference Report Page

2015 Conference Report Page

2016 Conference Report Page

2017 Conference Report Page

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