Keynote Speakers

Surin Pitsuwan

Wednesday, 26 March

English as A Powerful Instrument of Community Building in East Asia

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James E. Alatis Plenary
David Graddol

Thursday, 27 March

Five Megatrends Shaping the Future of TESOL.

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Presidential Keynote
Deena Boraie

Friday, 28 March

Next Generation ELT: Voices of TESOLers

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Diane Larsen-Freeman

Saturday, 29 March

Complexity Theory: Renewing Our Understanding of Language,
Learning, and Teaching

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All About the 2014 Convention

Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon
Hilton Portland & Executive Tower

As the largest organization focused exclusively on English language teaching for speakers of other languages, TESOL annually hosts more than 6,500 people from across the United States and around the world at the international convention. Educators at all levels attend to find a productive exchange of ideas and information and to feel the embrace of a dynamic professional community.

In the environmentally progressive City of Roses bordered by Mount Hood and Mount St. Helens, sparkling rivers and waterfalls, and the nearby Pacific coast, sustain and renew your professionalism and your professional contacts and friendships as TESOL International Association approaches its 50th anniversary and prepares for the next generation of learners and educators.