Language Futures: Languages in Higher Education conference 2012 (LangFuture2012)

Venue: John McIntyre Conference Centre, University of Edinburgh

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jul 05, 2012 End Date/Time: Jul 06, 2012
Registration Date: Jul 04, 2012
Early Registration Date: Mar 02, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 09, 2012
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Language Futures is the sixth biennial conference organised by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS), The University Council of Modern Languages (UCML) and the Association of University Language Centres (AULC). It aims to bring together language teachers and researchers from across languages and related disciplines. It will be of interest to those in higher education and related sectors including secondary schools and further education.It is also aimed at representatives of business, language professions and any other employers who wish to develop closer links with education in the field of languages. It is intended as a forum for networking, sharing ideas and resources ,and exploring ways of meeting the challenges of sustaining good quality language education.

The conference will address five key themes relating to the current and emerging landscape of languages in education:

1. Engaging with policy
2. Learning and Teaching
3. Graduate skills and employability
4. Internationalisation and mobility
5. Transition into higher education


Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road
United Kingdom

Additional Information

  • When registering please specify your option preference in the comments box
  • Cancellation charges will apply, details will be given in your confirmation email
  • Full details of our charging policy are available

  Early bird (This applies to registrations and payments made by 23.59hrs on Friday 2 March 2012) Regular price from Saturday 3 March 2012
Option 1:
Conference attendance on 5 and 6 July, overnight accommodation on 5 July, conference dinner and breakfast on 6 July  


Option 2:
Conference attendance on 5 and 6 July with no accommodation or conference dinner
£280 £300
Option 3:
Conference attendance on 5 July only
£150 £160
Option 4:
Conference attendance on 6 July only
£150 £160
Option 5:
Conference dinner (non-overnight delegates)
£35 £35
Option 6:
Extra night accommodation on 4 July with breakfast on 5 July
£70 £70
Option 7:
Extra night accommodation on 6 July with breakfast on 7 July
£70 £70