ACTA International Conference 2018


Tuesday 2 October 2018

10:00am - 4:00pm
Pre-Conference Workshops

BYOD Digital Pre-Conference Workshop
Associate Professor Yu-Chuan Joni Chao

Multilingual Pedagogies Across The Curriculum
Professor Constant Leung

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Speaker Prep Room Open

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration and Welcome Function
Panorama Ballroom

Wednesday 3 October 2018

8:30am - 5:30pm
Conference Day 1

9:00am - 10:30am
Opening Keynote: Ester J De Jong
Title: EAL Expertise and Taking a Multilingual Stance

1:30pm – 2:30pm
Panel: English Language Teaching for Local and Global Participation
Professor Constant Leung and Associate Professor Kathleen Heugh

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Social Function
Drinks and Canapes at 2KW

Thursday 4 October 2018

8:30am - 5:00pm
Conference Day 2

8:30am - 9:30am
Keynote: Phan Le-Ha
Title: English and English as a medium of instruction (EMI) in broader Asia: Why, How, For Whom, By Whom, and So?

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Panel: Embracing Digital Technologies
Associate Professor Yu-Chuan Joni Chao and Associate Professor Wan Ng

Friday 5 October 2018

8:30am - 4:00pm
Conference Day 3

8:30am - 9:30am
Title: Indigenous learning in remote Australia: translanguaging, mobility and the role of digitisation
Keynote: Professor Gillian Wigglesworth

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Closing Panel
Professor Phan Le Ha
Professor Ester J. de Jong
Professor Constant Leung
Professor Gillian Wigglesworth