Academic Conference

Academic Conference

Friday 18 - Saturday 19 January 2019
Prospero House, London

The Academic Conference is a one-stop event for ELT practitioners and their managers. The event includes expert speakers, materials providers and the chance catch up with old contacts and make new ones over great food throughout the day and an evening drinks reception.

Opening plenaries will include talks from Silvana and Vic Richardson.

Delegate prices and booking


Early bird*
by Friday 14 Dec


Full price

Friday only (academic leadership)

£190 £250

Saturday only (classroom practice)

£140 £180
Friday and Saturday £250 £360

*Super early bird and early bird prices are available to English UK members only.

Service providers

Publishers, examination boards and other suppliers of related products and services are invited to sponsor or exhibit at the Academic Conference.

Academic Conference 2018

In January 2018 delegates enjoyed a rap from linguistic guru Professor David Crystal (to raptuous applause); the award-winning Dr Catherine Walter shared her expertise on grammar; Michael Carrier showed us where opportunities for ELT lie; Loraine Kennedy emphasised the importance of students, employers and leaders; and many more excellent speakers shared their expertise over the two days. read more +

We are pleased to share the following presentations from the 2018 conference: