2nd International Conference: Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice

The conference aims to bring together scholars and practitioners from different disciplinary backgrounds around language and communication in five domains:
  • Health, Therapy, Counselling
  • Organization, Management, Government
  • Law, Policing
  • Media
  • Education
There will be a special emphasis on cross-boundary collaboration and translation of research findings to ensure impact.

The conference will be held at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, from 6 to 8 December 2012.

Plenary speakers will be Silvia Gherardi, Martin Montgomery, Frances Rock, Margaret Somerville and Tim Usherwood.

Organizing committee Theo van Leeuwen, Chris Candlin, Rick Iedema and Alison Lee.

Abstracts for individual 20-minute papers (maximally 250 words) or for 90-minute colloquia (maximally 500 words, including a synopsis and paper outlines) on the above themes or related topics should be sent to:

Deadline for abstracts: Tuesday May 1st, 2012

Enquiries: alapp@uts.edu.au

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