Call for Proposals: Fall Conference 2019


~~~Conference Theme: Building Connections~~~

Call for Proposals

TESL NS is now accepting proposals for our concurrent sessions for this year’s Fall Conference to be held on Nov 15-16 at Dalhousie University. Presenting at a conference is a professionally enriching experience–click here to read about why you should consider leading a session!

Submission guidelines

  • Proposals will be accepted via the on-line form below until November 1.
  • There are two types of sessions:
    • Concurrent sessions are 60-minute presentations/time slots.
    • Roundtable Discussions: 60-minutes
  • Roundtables: 60 minutes. Format at the discretion of the facilitator(s). NOTE: all roundtables will happen at the same time.

    • Do you have an idea that is forming, that you would like to bounce off others?
    • Is there a debate that you would like to air, where you present different opinions individually, as a pair or as a panel and then discuss with a broader audience?
    • Round tables are a great way to expose, explore and inform.
Concurrent Sessions: 60 minutes (45 minute presentation with 15 minutes Q&A, or how it works best for you)

  • Consider submitting a proposal in any TESL related topic that is in keeping with this year’s theme: Building Connections.
  • Present individually, as a pair or as a group. This could even be a series of mini-presentations in the one-hour time slot.
  • Propose a traditional presentation, workshop, lecture-demo, or suggest another format using the “Notes, comments, special instructions” box.
  • All classrooms have a computer and data projector available, as well as chairs and table that can be moved for group work if need be.
  • Submission should include a title (20 words), abstract (150 words) and bio (50 words)
  • Submissions will be peer-reviewed by a sub-committee of the TESL NS board.
  • Address any questions regarding the conference to
  • Click here for information on the Fall Conference.

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