Welcome to English for Specific Purposes Conference
at ITMO University,
St. Petersburg, Russia
October 16-18, 2019
* Registration will be open in April 2019
The Conference is devoted to the vital issue of adapting ESP teaching methods to today’s student profile. Participants will discuss contemporary trends in ESP, as well as available ESP teaching methods. Our hands-on workshops will provide a valuable opportunity to gain practical knowledge in dealing with multiple challenges of teaching English to students of various majors. Participation in the Conference will be especially beneficial for university teachers and professors teaching English in non-linguistic institutions.
The participants will receive certificates of participation.
5 reasons to visit
- 20+ hands-on workshops and sessions on the relevant ESP topics
- 15+ leading experts in the field
- Ample networking opportunities
- 200+ participants
- The most tasty snacks during coffee-breaks in the field =)
Call for Proposals
We invite you to submit proposals which cover any aspects of the following areas:
- English for Specific Purposes
- English as a Medium of Instruction
- Academic Writing
- New Technologies
- Digital Learning
NB! Travel expenses of speakers from other cities might be covered!
Information on registration fees for October 2019 will be available in April 2019
Registration will be open in April 2019
EXPERTS OF 2019 CONFERENCE
Yulia V. Ryabukhina
Associate Professor, Head of the Foreign Languages Department, ITMO University, Russia
EMI Coordinator, ITMO University, Russia
Head of Digital Humanities Lab
Learn about our Program and Organizing Committees.
Presentations from 2018 Conference could be downloaded here.
Speaker of 2018 Conference:
"The conference has been a great opportunity to share ideas and concerns within professional community and discover new challenges that ESP and EFL in general might face in the nearest future. And, of course, it has been very nice and inspirational to learn how many people from different cities and institutions actually share the same professional beliefs."
"It was nice to meet so many enthusiasts of ESP in one place. I greatly enjoyed the friendly and highly professional atmosphere of the conference, all the sessions I attended were practice-oriented, very productive and motivating."
"Both the organization and sessions were superb"
"Looking forward to the 2019 conference and thank you for organizing such an event."
"I really enjoyed the panel discussion with ITMO pre-graduates and graduates"