Stephen Krashen is Emeritus Professor of Education at USC. He is is best known for developing the first comprehensive theory of second language acquisition, introducing the concept of sheltered subject matter teaching, and as the co-inventor of the Natural Approach to foreign language teaching. He has also contributed to theory and application in the area of bilingual education and literacy.
Dr. Krashen was the 1977 Incline Bench Press champion of Venice Beach, California and holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. He hopes you will follow him on twitter (skrashen) so he can achieve his goal of catching up to Justin Bieber.
Philip Kerr is a teacher trainer and educational materials writer based in Vienna. His publications include the coursebook series ‘Straightforward’ and ‘Inside Out’ and the award-winning ‘Translation and Own-language Activities’ in the Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers series. In addition to his teaching and writing, he works on the development of English vocabulary apps which incorporate AI and NLP tools. He blogs about technology and English language teaching
Hugh Dellar is a teacher and teacher trainer with over twenty years’ experience in the field. He is also the co-founder of Lexical Lab and co-author of two five-level General English series, Innovations and Outcomes (now in its second edition), both published by National Geographic Learning. His first methodology book, Teaching Lexically, came out via Delta Publishing in 2016.
Here's your chance to speak alongside Stephen Krashen, Philip Kerr, Nicky Hockly, Hugh Dellar, Jeremy Harmer, Huw Jarvis and more..
31/3/2017 - Hotel Grandezza Room Booking with Symposium Discount Deadline
20/4/2017 - Scholarship Application Submission Deadline
30/4/2017 - Hotel International Room Booking with Symposium Discount Deadline
30/4/2017 -Registration Deadline
3/5/2017 - Grandhotel Brno Room Booking with Symposium Discount Deadline
4/5/2017 - Program Publication
17/5/2017 - Hotel Continental Room Booking with Symposium Discount Deadline
31/5/2017 - 20th Anniversary/Welcome Party with speakers and sponsors at CA Institute of Languages
1/6/2017 - Opening day with plenaries, discussions, networking formal dinner at Hotel International
2/6/2017- Plenaries and workshops, discussions, evening of Czech Cuisine at Špilberk Castle
3/6/2017-Plenaries and workshops, farewell party at CA Institute of Languages
4/6/2017 - City Tours
Hotel International Brno. Brno's most luxurious hotel situated right under the Špilberk castle. The newly designed conference room has space for 750 guests and over 25 options for setting up workshop spaces. Speakers and guests can also reserve a room at Hotel International at an early bird Symposium rate.
Guests can also book rooms at several other hotels next to the venue at Symposium discounts.
59,890 CZK - Stand, Logo on website, Logo on Symposium Program, Insert to Symposium Pack, 4 Workshops - 1 Plenary, Advertising Banner, 4 Free Registrations, Special Thanks, more ...
39,980 CZK - Stand, Logo on website, Logo on Symposium Program, Insert to Symposium Pack, 2-3 workshops, Advertising Banner, 2 Free Registrations, Special thanks
29,900 CZK - Stand, Logo on website, Logo on Symposium program, insert to Symposium pack, 1 workshop, Advertising Banner, 1 free registration
14,900 CZK - Stand, Logo on website, Logo on Symposium program
9,950 CZK - Exhibition Stand
Under 8,000 CZK choice of: mini-market place presentation, insert material into Symposium packs, raffle or add logos to the Symposium program.
Erik L. Dostal Foundation Scholarship (3)
CA Institute of Languages Scholarship (50)
City of Brno Language Teacher Award (100)
Czech Republic Language Teacher Half-Ride Scholarship (200)
Eaquals Member Event Fund Award (3)
Nile Teacher Training (Raffle) (1)
Lexical Lab Scholarship (Raffle) (1)