Dear ALTE friends,
We are pleased to announce that the registration is now open for the ALTE Conference Day, Friday 11th November 2022.
The theme of the conference is: The less widely spoken languages from the perspective of plurilingualism.
The conference will take place in Prague on Friday 11th November 2022 and will be hosted by Charles University, Prague, the Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies (ILPS) at the Karolinum Building
The event will be organised with a hybrid format, with the opportunity for those delegates who are not able or allowed to travel to connect online (please note the workshops in the afternoon of Friday 11th November will not be online). The online platform used will be Zoom.
The registration deadline is Monday 24th October.
Please find attached the draft programme of the conference day. There might be slight changes in the next months, but this will be the structure of the event.
Please see attached the practical information document for the event. The document has very useful info regarding the practical arrangements to attend the conference, the registration process and how to get to the venue of the event.
For all our colleagues that are not able or allowed to travel we are organising remote access for the Conference day (Friday 11th November, from 9am till 3pm). The platform used will be Zoom and you will receive practical information on how to join the meetings virtually nearer the time.
How to register
Please follow the link to the registration page: https://www.alte.org/event-4685276
Contribution to host organisers:
For those who are attending physically the event, the registration fee will be €50, while for those attending online (Conference Day, 9am-3pm) the registration fee is €10.
The link to pay the contributions is here: https://www.goforboom.com/events/alte-58th-conference-day
More info on the payment for the contribution is available in the Practical information document, page 10-11.
Cancellation from the event is possible. If you are not attending the event anymore, please inform the ALTE Secretariat as soon as possible. The refund of the contribution (€50 or €10) is possible, but this might take from 2 to 3 months to be processed and there will be an admin fee of €2.
ALTE COURSE IN LANGUAGES FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES TEST DESIGN
Prior to the ALTE Conference Day, ALTE is organising a course in Language for Specific Purposes Test Design. The event will take place face to face in Prague (at the Karolinum Building) on Tuesday 8th November 2022. The course tutor will be Professor Anthony Green (CRELLA, University of Bedfordshire). Please click here to see the outline and the programme of the course.
The deadline for the registration is Monday 24th October. To register please click on this link: https://www.alte.org/event-4873347
COVID-19 UPDATE: The ALTE Secretariat, together with our colleagues of Charles University are constantly monitoring the international situation regarding the Covid-19 pandemic. We are aware that some of you might not have the opportunity to travel to Prague and so we are making arrangements to provide some remote access to the conference. We would encourage to check the ‘Travel sanitary policy’ section of the practical information document (page 5) and to follow this link: https://covid.gov.cz/en/situations/foreigners/possibilities-and-obligations-foreigners-when-entering-cz, please check also the guidance provided by your own country.
If you need more information about the conference or the ALTE Course, do not hesitate to get in touch with the ALTE Secretariat (email@example.com) or our conference hosts (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We look forward to meeting you soon in Prague!
ALTE Secretariat and Charles University Organising Committee