International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

Linking, developing and supporting English Language Teaching professionals in Chile

VI Regional Conference 2017

The Inclusive EFL Classroom

May 6, 2017

This year’s Conference will be hosted by the Universidad San Sebastián campus Puerto Montt. We are extremely grateful to the authorities of the university for opening their doors to us once again for making it happen. The following is a summary of what we have confirmed so far:

Venue

Universidad San Sebastián, Campus Pichi Pelluco de Puerto Montt Lago Panguipulli 1390, Pelluco Alto, Puerto Montt, Chile

Plenary Speakers

  • Phil Dexter (Teacher Development Advisor, British Council UK)
  • Sally Farley (University of Kent, UK)
  • Yasna Yilorm (Universidad Austral de Chile)
  • Alejandra Toledo (Instituto Nexos, Chile)

Conference Prices

  • Full Price – Pay on the day: $30.000
  • On line Price (from April 11, 2017): $25.000
  • Early Bird (pay in advance on line, up to March 30, April 10, 2017): $20.000 CLOSED
  • Student Price (undergraduate only, online and on the day): $15.000
  • USS Students  (undergraduate only, online and on the day): $10.000

Registration

Register online here.

Exhibitions

EFL Publishers, Bookstores and Institutions will be exhibiting their products and services the day of the conference. We actively encourage you to visit them during breaks and lunch time.We hope to be able to publish a provisional programme as soon as possible.

Conference Programme (DRAFT)

8:00 AM — 8:45 AM: Registration – Central Hall

8:45 AM — 9:00 AM: Opening – Aula Magna / Welcome words by IATEFL Chile’s President  & PIAP

9:00 AM –   9:50 AM: Plenary 1  – Aula Magna / SALLY FARLEY – Creating Inclusive Classroom

10:00 AM — 11:00 AM: Workshop sessions 1

11:00 AM — 11:30 AM: Coffee Break – Foyer Aula Magna

11:30 AM — 12:20 PM: Plenary 2 – Aula Magna / ALEJANDRA TOLEDO – The Neuropsychological Foundations of SEN

12:30 PM — 1:30 PM: Workshop sessions 2

1:30 PM — 2:30 PM: LUNCH BREAK

2:30 PM — 3:20 PM: Plenary 3 – Aula Magna / YASNA YILORM – Inclusive EFL classrooms: a step forward towards social equity

3:30 PM — 4:30 PM: Workshop sessions 3

4:30 PM — 5:00 PM: COFFEE BREAK – Foyer Aula Magna

5:00 PM — 5:50 PM: Plenary 4 – Aula Magna / PHIL DEXTER – Teaching to all our learners – good practice in inclusive education

6:00 PM — 6:30 PM: Closing Ceremony & Raffle – Aula Magna / Final words by USS Puerto Montt

The Final Programme will be published on our website the week prior to the conference. All programmes (online/printed) are subject to last minute alterations in the event of unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. We respectfully request your consideration and understanding should this occur. Printed copies of the Final Programme will be available on the conference days in your Welcome Bags.

Download the printable version here.