ELT Conference | delegate information

ELT Conference | delegate information

Find below all the information you need to attend the 2024 ELT Conference on Friday 1 - Saturday 2 March.

> Conference programme
> Venue, room discount and travel
> Exhibitor information

Conference programme: Friday 1 March

08:45 - 09:30 Registration, exhibition and refreshments
09:30 - 09:45 Welcome from English UK
09:45 - 10:30 Navigating the capacity challenge with Huan Japes and panel
10:35 - 11:10 Inclusion 2024. How far have we come? with Varinder Unlu
11:10 - 11:20 Meet the exhibitors
11:20 - 11:50 Refreshments and exhibition
11:50 - 12:20 Beyond Pinkwashing – representation for LGBTQIA+ students and colleagues in ELT with Steve Tulk, Jo Krousso and Pam Phillips
  Personalised development pathways for new teachers with Will Humphreys
12:30 - 13:00 Update on British Council inspections with Liz McLaren
  Dealing with difficulties in managing individual team members with Duncan Foord
13:00 - 14:10 Lunch and exhibition
14:10 - 14:40 The journey of integration: challenges, rewards, and the language programme impact with Ilaria Tarulli
  Applying a framework of visible learning to your teaching team without sacrificing the individuality of teachers with David Byrne
14:50 - 15:20 Our secret weapon against staffroom (and classroom) stress with Hannah Youell
  Self-Service culture: tools and resources to empower your teams with Faeza Afzal
15:20 - 15:50 Refreshments and exhibition
15:50 - 17:00 Closing keynote with Michael Rosen
17:00 - 18:00 Networking reception

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Conference programme: Saturday 2 March

09:00 - 09:45 Registration, exhibition and refreshments
09:45 - 10:00 Welcome from English UK
10:00 - 10:40 The Future of English: Global perspectives with Mike Solly & Steve Copeland
10:45 - 11:15 How language frameworks foster better learning outcomes with David Booth
  Real learning through educational workshops with Chris Etchells
11:15 - 11:40 Refreshments and exhibition
11:40 - 12:20 Materials development and the promise of AI: Where are we going? with Neil Harris
  The doctor will see you now: the value of roleplay in learning, teaching and assessing English for Special Purposes with Joanne Bass and Nadia Falou
12:30 - 13:10 Integrating sustainable development goals with Jo Krousso
  The what, how and when of dealing with emergent language with Leandra Meddings
13:10 - 14:10 Lunch and exhibition
14:10 - 14:50 Who leads the classroom of the future? Humans or AI? with Alex Asher
  Mediation skills for great outcomes with Andrew Walkley
15:00 - 15:40 How to really care in a foreign language with Johanna Stirling
  Dyslexia in young adults (18+) – symptoms and teaching tips with Agnieszka Dzięcioł-Pędich
15:40 - 16:00 Refreshments and exhibition
16:00 - 17:00 Closing keynote: Susie Dent
17:00 - 18:00 Networking reception

Event and travel information

Venue address

Hilton London Canary Wharf
South Quay Square
Marsh Wall
London E14 9SH

Book a room at the Hilton London Canary Wharf

Hilton London Canary Wharf is offering ELT Conference delegates a special room rate of £139 to stay on Friday 1 March. Only a limited number of rooms are available at this rate.

>> Reserve a room

By underground or train

Canary Wharf Underground - 5 mins' walk
Canary Wharf Elizabeth Line - 14 mins' walk
South Quay DLR - 4 mins' walk

Name badges

Please collect your name badge at registration and wear it during the event.

Special dietary requirements

If you have informed us of your dietary requirements, special meals will be provided (if needed). Please speak to a member of the venue catering team on arrival for further information.

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Exhibitor information

Exhibitors will receive one table and two chairs. The table size is 70cm (w) x 120cm (l) x 70cm (h). Your exhibition space is approximately 3m x 2m.

We recommend for environmental reasons that paper materials, promotional giveaways, food items and displays which lead to excessive waste are avoided. Consider the use of digital tools such as QR codes, and other alternative means of capturing and sharing information.

­­Delivery of materials

Promotional material can be delivered to the venue from Wednesday 28 February.

All packages must be clearly labelled using the delivery label provided by the venue. Please note that both English UK and Hilton Hotel do not accept liability in the event of items being undelivered, returned to sender, lost, misplaced or damaged in these circumstances.

Collection of materials

Please arrange for your courier to collect all items on Monday 4 March. All items must be clearly labelled with your organisation name.

Exhibition space set up

Set-up and breakdown times :

Set up: 08:00 – 09:00
Breakdown: 16:15 – 18:00

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Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact Siobhan Baccas or Eleanor Thomas or call the team on +44 20 7608 7960.

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