Association of LSP Teachers at Higher Education Institutions announces its 4th international conference

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT
Association of LSP Teachers at Higher Education Institutions (ALSPTHEI) announces its
4th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE IN LANGUAGE FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES

21 – 23 February 2019, Zagreb, Croatia

Venue
LIBERTAS međunarodno sveučilište (LIBERTAS International University)
Trg J. F. Kennedyja 6b, Zagreb, Croatia

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


Professor Alejandro B. Curado Fuentes (University of Extremadura, Spain)
Professor Alejandro Curado Fuentes currently works at the Department of English Philology, Universidad de Extremadura (Spain). He has taught English for Computer Science, Telecommunications and Business Science at the University of Extremadura. Some of his research foci are applied linguistics, discourse analysis, corpus linguistics and data driven learning. His present interests lie in establishing practical connections between corpus-based information and the exploitation of tasks in his ESP courses.


Professor Guliana Elena Garzone (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy)
Professor Giuliana Elena Garzone works at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Milan (Department of Studies in Language Mediation and Intercultural Communication). Some of her research interests are legal discourse, discourse in economics, business and corporate communication, scientific discourse, discourse in the media, etc. She is the author and editor of over twenty books and has published over a hundred book chapters and journal articles. Her methodological approach is based on pragmatics and discourse analysis.


Lana Hudeček, PhD, Scientific Advisor (Tenure) (Institute of Croatian Language and Linguistics, Zagreb, Croatia)
Lana Hudeček, PhD, is a Scientific Advisor (Tenure) at the Institute of Croatian Language and Linguistics in Zagreb (Croatia). Some of her main research foci are contemporary language norm and language planning, terminology, lexicology and lexicography, the langauge of business communicatio and media, history of language, etc. She is the author of several books and numerous research papers, as well as the co-author and co-editor of the basic normative handbooks, i.e. Croatian Language Manuals, and she has participated in more than fifty scientific conferences, round tables and forums.


Milica Mihaljević, PhD, Scientific Advisor (Tenure)
(Institute of Croatian Language and Linguistics, Zagreb, Croatia)
Milica Mihaljević is a Scientific Advisor (Tenure) at the Institute of Croatian Language and Linguistics in Zagreb (Croatia) and she is the head of the Department of Croatian standard language . She is the author and co-author of numerous books, handbooks, schollbooks, as well as research papers published in various scholarly journals. She has participated in many scientific conferences both in Croatia and abroad. Her main research foci are Croatian standard language, terminology, normative grammar, language planning, lexicology and lexicography.

Plenary lectures will be in English.

We welcome presentations and papers addressing topics from all fields of interest within the domain of language for specific purposes and await the following types of contributions:
– research studies, reviews, professional papers, case reports, theoretical papers, methodological papers, projects, commentaries, etc.

Languages (abstracts, podium presentations and papers):
English, German or Croatian.

Podium presentations will be allocated 20 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions.

DATES TO REMEMBER:
Abstract submission deadline: 1 December 2018
Notification of abstract acceptance: 15 December 2018
Registration and conference fee payment deadline: 20 January 2019
Paper submission deadline: 15 April 2019

Abstracts. Proposals for podium presentations should include: the title of presentation, name of the speaker(s), e-mail address(es) and affiliation (bibliography optional). Abstracts should not exceed a maximum of 300 words (without bibliography).

Abstract and paper submission: lsp.teachers.conference@gmail.com 
Abstract submission form_LSP 2019

Thematic fields:
• Terminological theories and their application
• Terminology and lexicography
• Psycholinguistics and LSP
• Cognitive aspects of LSP
• Sociological and cultural aspects of LSP
• Communication aspects in LSP
• LSP didactics at tertiary level
• Discourse analysis in LSP
• Translation in LSP
• Teaching LSP as a foreign language
• Teaching LSP as a foreign language to students with visual impairment; deaf and hard of hearing students; students with dyslexia; etc.)
• Testing in LSP
• Genre analysis
• Corpus analysis
• Technology-assisted teaching/learning in LSP
• Project-based learning in LSP
• Interdisciplinary aspects – synergy of subject field and foreign language
• Classification, methodology of the development and evaluation of teaching materials
• Methodology of designing LSP syllabi
• Needs analysis
• Other topics connected with language for specific as well as language for academic purposes

The book of abstracts will be available at the conference. The proceedings book will be published after the conference.

REGISTRATION:
Online registration will be effected from 1 December 2018 to 20 January 2019 using the following link.
Registration

The conference fee:
ALSPTHEI members: HRK 300
Non-members: HRK 525 (EUR 70)
Registration fee includes the conference kit, coffee breaks and three lunches.

Methods of payment: bank transfer only
Bank details:
Account holder: UNJSVU
Bank name: Zagrebačka banka d.d. Zagreb, Savska cesta 60
Reference: Surname_fee2019
BIC (SWIFT): ZABAHR2X
IBAN: HR2923600001102273995

Please note that all bank charges are to be borne by the participant.

Conference email: lsp.teachers.conference@gmail.com

Venue:
LIBERTAS međunarodno sveučilište (LIBERTAS International University)
Trg J. F. Kennedyja 6b, Zagreb, Croatia
Libertas

Information on accommodation in Zagreb:

There are several hotels that we can recommend for your stay in Zagreb. The following ones are either the closest to the conference venue or it is rather easy to come to the conference venue by tram.

Palace hotel Zagreb, palace.hr/en/
On foot either to the railway station (approximately 5 minutes) and then tram no. 9 to the venue, or on foot to the main square and then tram no. 17 to the venue.

The Westin Zagreb, http://www.westinzagreb.com/
Tram no. 9 to the venue.

Hotel Dubrovnik, http://www.hotel-dubrovnik.hr
Tram no. 6 to the railway station (two tram stations), and then tram no. 9 to the venue.

Hotel Jadran, www.hotel-jadran.com.hr
On foot to the main square (approximately 5 minutes) or trams nos. 11 and 12 (one tram station), and then no. 17 to the venue.

Hotel Jägerhorn, http://www.hotel-jagerhorn.hr/hr
On foot to the main square (approximately 5 minutes), and then tram no. 17 to the venue.

You can find more about hotels in Zagreb at:
hotels&lang=en

To read about Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, visit:
http://www.infozagreb.hr/about-zagreb/basic-facts&lang=en