Colloquium 2015

TESOL France 34th Annual Colloquium: 20-22 November 2015

New! Check out the photos from this highly successful event here
A special thank you to our two photographers: Anna Tataurova & Josette Molle

Plenary Speakers:

Mark Hancock                      Kari Smith                        Andrew Wickham                     

Venue: Telecom ParisTech, 49 rue Vergniaud

Handy downloads for delegates:

1) Click here for very handy information including travel and venue directions.
New! Click here for the complete conference programme.
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3) Click here for the easy, printable schedule. (updated Nov. 18th)
4) A list of songs to listen to while you're in Paris.

Got a question about the conference? Check out our handy Colloquium Frequently Asked Questions page!

Announcing: Our 2 Colloquium Evening Events!

Paris By Night (free walking tours)
Would you like to see Paris by night and not get lost even if you don't speak French? Perhaps you've come to the conference alone and hope to make new friends? Or perhaps you just fancy burning some calories among other ELT professionals? Join the walk! Wojtek Koszykowski used to be a Paris tour guide and wants to show you famous landmarks and discover secret places which only locals know about.

FRIDAY: Leaving at 8pm sharp from the conference venue. Route: 5km: Butte-aux-Cailles, Place d'Italie, rue Mouffetard, Panthéon, Sorbonne, Quartier Latin, Notre Dame, Cité, Hotel de Ville, Centre Pompidou and Les Halles.

SATURDAY: Leaving at 8pm sharp from the conference venue. Route 4km: line "6" to Trocadéro, Eiffel Tower, l'Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysées, Marché de Noël and Concorde.

The motion:  This house believes that ignorance is bliss!
Starring the 1st-year and 2nd-year students of Telecom ParisTech.
Come shout “hear hear!” or “shame”! 
SATURDAY: 20:00 in room Thevenin.
May the best team win!


Preliminary Schedule

20 November: 
15:30 - Registration Opens. To avoid long lines, please try to arrive early!
17:00 - 20:45 - Opening Plenary, Conference Talks and Reception

21 November
10:00 - 11:00 - Plenary Session with Kari Smith
11:00 - 12:15 - Conference Talks
12:15 - 13:30 - Lunch Break
12:45 - 13:45 - TESOL France Annual General Assembly. All members are welcome!
13:30 - 14:00 - Poster Session and Visiting Stands
14:00 - 19:00 - Conference Talks
19:00 - Reception
20:00 - Evening Entertainment

22 November
9:00 - 10:00 - Networking Breakfast
10:00 - 11:00 Conference Talks
11:15 - 12:45 - Closing Plenary with Mark Hancock and Closing Ceremony
12:45 - End of Conference

Registration fees

Speakers and Poster Presenters: €30
Non-members: €49 (with automatic membership after that). 
NB: Speakers and poster presenters are not given automatic membership. If any speaker or poster presenter wishes to join TESOL France, the membership fee is 49 euros.

Is is possible to pay the registration fee in advance?
At present, it is not possible. We ask that all non-members, speakers and poster presenters come with a cheque (drawn from a French bank account) and/or cash (exact change, please). We're sorry, but credit cards are not accepted. 

Wire transfers
We do not accept online credit card payments. Wire transfers are possible.  If you have received an invoice or request for payment from TESOL France for membership, stand booking or sponsorship, our bank details are available here. When making the wire transfer, please be sure to include the Invoice Number, Membership Number and/or your name on the wire transfer form.

Our very kind sponsors.

ETS Global is one of our Gold Sponsors.                      Pearson is one of our Bronze Sponsors
Thank you ETS Global!                                                    Thank you Pearson!

Opening Plenary Sponsor


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