ALAA/ALANZ/ALTAANZ 2015 Conference

Welcome to the conference website for the fourth combined conference of the Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA), the Applied Linguistics Association of New Zealand (ALANZ) and Association for Language Testing and Assessment of Australia and New Zealand (ALTAANZ) to be held in Adelaide from Monday 30 November to Wednesday 2 December 2015. The conference will be hosted by the Research Centre for Languages and Cultures at the University of South Australia.

The conference theme is "Learning in a multilingual world".

Confirmed plenary speakers are:

  • Constant Leung (King's College London)
  • Li Wei (UCL Institute of Education, University College London)
  • Tim McNamara (University of Melbourne)
  • Jonathan Newton (Victoria University of Wellington)
  • Lourdes Ortega (Georgetown University)
  • Amy Tsui (Hong Kong University)

The first call for papers has closed. However, if you wish to register your interest should a second call for papers open, please email

We hope to see you in Adelaide at the end of the year!

Kind regards
Angela Scarino and Tony Liddicoat
Co-Convenors of Learning in a Multilingual World 2015