Be our Roving Reporter at The P.A.R.K. Conference

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The 25th edition of one of the most popular ELT conferences in the Czech Republic, the P.A.R.K. conference will this year be a special anniversary event at Mendel University, Brno, on November 9th 2019. The conference organisers have lined up some great sessions by speakers including: Scott Thornbury, Péter Medgyes, Simon Gill, Marjorie Rosenberg, Amanda Davies, Gregg Sotiropoulis, Neil Anderson, Nicky Hockly, Barbora Krpcová.

The IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG is excited to announce its strand at this Conference. Our line-up includes the previously mentioned Nicky Hockly and Gregg Sotiropoulos, as well as Steve Chalk and Angus Savory, who will be addressing key issues in the field of Learning Technologies.

More information on the Official P.A.R.K. Conference Website

We are delighted to offer a grant to an LTSIG member who wishes to be the ‘LTSIG Roving Reporter‘ for our strand. The grant winner will be expected to attend all the sessions of our strand, produce content for social media and write summaries of them for LTSIG publication. To help capture the feel of the strand, it is expected that the write-ups will be produced right after the conference and social media content and short review of the strand will be produced during the conference.

The award consists of:

  • a total of 300 GBP for travel and accommodation

In order to qualify for the award, you:

  • must be a fully paid-up member of the IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG
  • can’t have won a LTSIG scholarship in 2019

In addition, you must:

  • produce write-ups of all our strand sessions within a week after the conference. The write-ups can be 500 – 750 words
  • produce a short review of the strand with video before the end of the conference
  • take an active part during the LTSIG strand by sharing information and regular updates on social media

The call will close on 20 August 2019 at 9:00pm GMT. Winners will be notified within 10 days of the closing date. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

We look forward to receiving your applications.

On behalf of the IATEFL LTSIG Committee,

Sophia Mavridi
LTSIG Co-ordinator

Link to Application Form

Register before the 1st of September and you only pay 690 CZK for this special anniversary event which includes:
– A conference bag including a free copy of a coursebook.
– Free entrance to the conference after-party with live chamber music.

After the 1st of September you will pay 790 CZK. Register now and pay the early bird fee!

Mendel University, Brno, in Winter. by Frettie.
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