TESOL 2005 Week At A Glance (WAAG)

General Hours of Operation

Registration Hours, Program Book and Tote Bag Pickup
Monday 3-6 pm
Tuesday 7 am-7 pm
Wednesday 7 am-4 pm
Thursday 7 am-4 pm
Friday 7 am-4 pm
Saturday 8 am-2 pm

Swap Shop Drop-Off
Anytime during convention at Swap Shop Counter Reg. Desk

Job MarketPlace
Wednesday 9 am-5 pm
Thursday 9 am-5 pm
Friday 9 am-5 pm
Saturday 9 am-2 pm

Exhibit Hours
Wednesday 9 am-5 pm
Thursday 9 am-5 pm
Friday 9 am-5 pm
Saturday 9 am-2 pm

Monday, March 28

Preconvention Institutes ^: 1-5 pm, 5-9 pm

Tuesday, March 29

Educational Visits ^: 8 am-noon
Graduate Student Forum: 8:30 am-5 pm
Preconvention Institutes^: 8 am-noon, 9 am-4 pm, 1-5 pm, 5-9 pm
Research Symposium^: 9 am-4 pm
Standing Committee Meetings: 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Leadership Luncheon: 11:30 am-1:30 pm
Affiliate Leaders' Workshop: 2:30-5:30 pm
Interest Section Leaders' Workshop: 9 am-5:45 pm
First-Timers' Orientation (1 of 2): 3-3:45 pm
Interest Section Steering Meetings: 6-6:45 pm

Wednesday, March 30

Interest Section Discussion Groups: 7:30-8:15 am
First Timers' Orientation (2 of 2): 8:30-9:15 am
Academic Sessions*: Applied Linguistics, Program Administration
Concurrent and Exhibitor Sessions**: 8:30-11:15 am
Plenary Speaker Henry Widdowson: T - E - SOL: Only Connect...
Lunch and Exhibits: 12:30-2 pm
Poster Sessions: 12:45-1:30 pm (Poster Sessions in Networking Mall)
Concurrent and Exhibitor Sessions**: 2-4:45 pm
Plenary Speaker Doug Biber: Corpus Linguistics and Language Teaching: The Next Nexus?
Academic Sessions*: Intercultural Communication, Materials Writers
Energy Breaks^: 3-3:45 pm
Doctoral Forum: 6-8 pm
New Member Orientation: 5-6 pm
Interest Section Open Business Meetings: 5-7 pm
Interest Section Discussion Groups: 7-7:45 pm

Thursday, March 31

Interest Section Discussion Groups: 7:30-8:15 am
Academic Sessions*: Computer-Assisted Language Learning, English as a Foreign Language, ESL in Higher Education, Research, Teacher Education
Concurrent and Exhibitor Sessions**: 8:30-11:15 am
Affiliate Council: 8:30-11:30 am
Plenary Speaker Kathy Mellor, 2004 U.S. Teacher of the Year
Lunch and Exhibits: 12:30-2 pm
Poster Sessions: 12:45-1:30 pm (Poster Sessions in Networking Mall)
Concurrent and Exhibitor Sessions**: 2-4:45 pm
Interest Section Council: 1-5 pm
Academic Session*: English for Specific Purposes
Plenary Speaker Juliet V. García: Biliteracy in a Global Society: The Role of South Texas
Concurrent and Exhibitor Sessions**: 2-4:45 pm
Energy Breaks^: 3-3:45 pm
Open Committee Meetings: 5-7 pm
Caucus Open Meetings: 5-7 pm
Interest Section Discussion Groups: 7-7:45 pm
TESOL By Night: 7:30-10 pm

Friday, April 1

Interest Section Discussion Groups: 7:30-8:15 am
Academic Sessions*: Intensive English Programs, International Teaching Assistants, Video and Digital Media
Concurrent and Exhibitor Sessions**: 8:30-11:15 am
Swap Shop Pick Up (1 of 2): 8:30-11:15 am, Networking Mall
Plenary Speaker Claudio Sanchez
Lunch and Exhibits: 12:30-2 pm
Poster Sessions: 12:45-1:30 pm (Poster Sessions in Networking Mall)
Plenary Speaker Juliane House: Teaching and Learning English as an International Lingua Franca
IS/Caucus Newsletter Editors' Workshop: 2-4:45 pm
Concurrent and Exhibitor Sessions**: 2-4:45 pm
Academic Sessions*: ESOL in Elementary Education; ESL in Bilingual Education; ESL in Secondary Schools; ESOL in Adult Education; Refugee Concerns; Speech, Pronunciation, and Listening
Energy Breaks^: 3-3:45 pm
TESOL Annual Town Meeting: 4-5 pm
TESOL Annual Business Meeting: 5-6:30 pm

Saturday, April 2

Interest Section Discussion Groups: 7:30-8:15 am
Interest Section Leaders' Planning Breakfast: 7:30-10 am
Concurrent and Exhibitor Sessions**: 8:30-11:15 am
Swap Shop Pick Up (2 of 2): 8:30-11:15 am, Networking Mall
Caucus Leaders' Workshop/Business Meeting: 9:30 am-2:30 pm
Plenary Speaker Paul Nation: Teaching Vocabulary: Is It a Waste of Time?
Exhibit Hall and Job MarketPlace Close at 2 pm
Concurrent Sessions**: 2-3:45 pm
Postconvention Institutes^: 1-5 pm
Interest Section Planning Meetings: 4-5 pm
Committee/Task Force Planning Meetings: 5-7 pm

This schedule is subject to change.

^ Ticketed event

* Each interest section schedules a special academic session that focuses on a theme.

** Concurrent sessions. All interest section-adjudicated workshops, papers, demonstrations, and colloquia.

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