Languages for Specific Purposes. Education and Career Opportunites

Country: Poland

City: Lodz

Abstr. due: 30.06.2017

Dates: 03.11.17 — 04.11.17

Area Of Sciences: Humanities; Pedagogy;

Organizing comittee e-mail: speclang2017@uni.lodz.pl

Organizers: The Faculty of Philology, University of Łódź

 

The Faculty of Philology, University of Łódź is holding its 2nd international and interdisciplinary conference ''Languages for Specific Purposes. Education and Career Opportunities'' - SPECLANG 2017

This conference has been envisaged as a forum to exchange ideas and share experience by academics, teachers, coaches, business entities and other stakeholders operating in the higher education sector and professional environments.

The conference aims to explore a broad range of issues devoted to LSPs (Languages for Specific/Special Purposes) such as (the list is not exhaustive) LSP teaching and training, esp. LSPs and academic curricula, LSPs and current job market requirements and needs, Multilingualism and Language policies, relations between academia and industry, technical/specialized translation, corporate identity and corporate discourse, etc.

The conference presentations and lectures will be accompanied by a special event devoted to student professional competence development, giving students the unique opportunity to meet their prospective employers, as well as to talk to experts, professional development coaches, HR specialists, etc.

A list of plenary speakers will be provided in the next call.

Thanks to our sponsors, the conference fee is only 70 EUR and it covers the following:

- Giving a paper
- Abstract publication on the conference website
- Publication in conference proceedings (if accepted after peer-reviews)
- Refreshments (3 and 4 November)
- Conference dinner (3 November)
- Lunch (4 November)

Conference Web-Site: http://speclang.uni.lodz.pl/en/start