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The TESOL 2019 International Convention & English Language Expo will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Registration Hours

Monday

3:00 pm–6:00 pm

Tuesday

7:00 am–5:00 pm

Wednesday

6:30 am–4:30 pm

Thursday

6:30 am–4:30 pm

Friday

6:30 am–Noon


Expo Hall Hours

Recruiter Pavilion Hours

Wednesday

9:15 am–5:30 pm   

9:15 am–5:30 pm

Thursday

8:30 am–5:30 pm

8:30 am–5:30 pm

Friday

8:30 am–3:30 pm

8:30 am–3:30 pm


TESOL Press Bookstore
(Located outside the Expo Hall)

Monday

3:00 pm–6:00 pm

Tuesday

7:00 am–5:30 pm

Wednesday

7:30 am–5:30 pm

Thursday

7:30 am–5:30 pm

Friday

7:30 am–3:30 pm


Concurrent and Exhibitor Sessions

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday beginning at 7:00 am each day, with the last session starting at 5:00 pm.


Week at a Glance

Note: Unless specified otherwise, all rooms are in the Omni Hotel at CNN Center. GWCC is the Georgia World Conference Center.

Monday, 11 March 2019

9:00 am–9:00 pm

Preconvention Institutes* (various times)

​1:00 ​pm–​5:00 pm 

Intro to The 6 Principles: Training of Trainers Workshop

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

8:00 am–12:00 pm

Educational Site Visits*

8:00 am–5:00 pm

Preconvention Institutes* (various times)

8:30 am–4:45 pm

Doctoral Research Forum*

8:30 am–4:45 pm

Master's Student Forum*

3:30 pm–5:00 pm

Reception for New Members & First-Time Attendees

5:30 pm–7:00 pm

Opening Keynote: David Harrison

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

8:00 am–9:00 am

Presidential Keynote: Luciana de Oliveira

9:15 am–11:00 am

Dedicated Time to Visit the English Language Expo

12:30 pm–1:45 pm

Poster Sessions

3:00 pm–3:45 pm

Tea With Distinguished TESOLers*

4:00 pm–5:00 pm

Town Meeting

Thursday, 14 March 2019

8:00 am–9:00 am

James E. Alatis Plenary: Anneliese Singh

12:30 pm–1:45 pm

Poster Sessions

3:00 pm–3:45 pm

Tea With Distinguished TESOLers*

Friday, 15 March 2019

8:00 am–9:00 am

Friday Keynote: Pedro Noguera

12:30 pm–1:45 pm

Poster Sessions

3:00 pm–3:45 pm

Tea With Distinguished TESOLers*

5:00 pm–6:15 pm

TESOL Annual Business Meeting

7:00 pm–​9:00 pm

TESOL's Closing Celebration

Saturday, 16 March 2019

8:00 am–5:15 pm

PreK–12 Day*


*Ticketed Event