Week at a Glance
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All registrants are welcome to attend these sessions during TESOL 2020 Convention.  For optional ticketed event schedule, please visit Ticketed Events Schedule ​page.

All events listed here are located in the Colorado Convention Center.

Tuesday, ​31 March 2020

3:30 pm–5:00 pm

Reception for First-Time Attendees

Four Seasons Ballroom 1

5:30 pm–7:00 pm

Opening Keynote: Andrés Ruzo

Bellco Theatre

Wednesday, 1 ​April 2020

8:00 am–9:00 am

Presidential Keynote: Deborah Healey

Bellco Theatre

9:15 am– 10:15 am

Dedicated Time to Visit the English Language Expo

10:30 am–11:15 am

Arts and Creativity PLN Networking Session

604

12:30 pm–1:45 pm

Poster Sessions 

the Expo Hall

1 pm–1:45 pm

Assessment Issues PLN Networking Session 

605

4:00 pm–5:00 pm

Town Meeting

503

5 pm–5:45 pm

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Trans PLN Networking Session

203

6:​00 pm–​​7:​30 pm

Interest Section Open Meetings

Applied Linguistics

708

English for Specific Purposes

709

Intensive English Programs

710

Intercultural Communication

703

“Nonnative” English Speakers in TESOL

711

Program Administration

704

Refugee Concerns

705

Second Language Writing

707

Social Responsibility

706

Supporting Students With Disabilities

702

Thursday, ​2 ​April 2020

8:00 am–9:00 am

James E. Alatis Plenary: Mandy Manning

Bellco Theatre

9:30 am–10:15 am 

Environmental Responsibility PLN Networking Session 

604

10:30 am–11:15 am 

Faith in English Language Teaching PLN Networking Session

210

11:30 am–12:30 pm

Dedicated Time to Visit the English Language Expo

12:30 pm–1:45 pm

Poster Sessions

the Expo Hall

1 pm–1:45 pm

Career Path Development PLN Networking Session 

204

1 pm–1:45 pm 

Global Education PLN Networking Session 

604

3 pm–3:45 pm

Black English Language Professionals & Friends PLN Networking Session

210

6:​00 pm–​7:​30 pm

Interest Section Open Meetings

Adult Education

705

Bilingual Education

711

Computer-Assisted Language Learning

712

English as a Foreign Language  

708

Higher Education

706

International Teaching Assistants​

704

Materials Writers

707

Pre-K–12

703

Speech/Pronunciation/Listening

710

Teacher Education  

709

Friday, ​3 ​April 2020

8:00 am–9:00 am

Friday Keynote: Zarina Blankenbaker

Bellco Theatre

9:30 am-10:15 am 

International Interfaith Palestinian Educators & Friends for Peace, Justice, & Reconciliation PLN Networking Session 

204

9:30 am-10:15 am  

TESOL Diversity Collaborative PLN Networking Session 

210

11:30 am-12:15 pm 

Professionals for Greater Awareness of Reading and Multiliteracy Issues PLN Networking Session 

608

12:15 pm–1:45 pm

Dedicated Time to Visit the English Language Expo

12:30 pm–1:45 pm

Poster Sessions

the Expo Hall

2 pm-2:45 pm 

Video PLN Networking Session 

210

5:00 pm–6:15 pm

TESOL Annual Business Meeting

Four Seasons Ballroom 4

7:00 pm–​9:00 pm

TESOL's Closing Celebration