International Conference on Emerging Technologies in English Language Education in the 21st Century: Addressing the Present and Envisioning the Future

deadline for submissions: 
April 30, 2024
full name / name of organization: 
The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong and Tung Wah College
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The International Conference on Emerging Technologies in English Language Education in the 21st Century: Addressing the Present and Envisioning the Future aims to bring together researchers, educators, and practitioners from across the globe to delve into the profound impact of technology on English language education. With its focus on addressing present challenges and envisioning the future, this conference serves as an instrumental platform for sharing cutting-edge ideas, innovative approaches, and ground-breaking research findings.

The conference will feature a diverse range of sessions including keynote speeches, research presentations, and a roundtable discussion. Prominent scholars from world-class academic institutions (including Yale University, University of Alberta, Victoria University of Wellington and University of Southern Queensland) who have expertise in English language teaching and learning will share examples of good practices, research insights and evidence-informed advice and suggestions with the participants. A variety of topics related to technology-assisted English language education will be discussed at the conference. The round-table discussion will facilitate the sharing of and reflections on effective strategies and practices and stimulate new research ideas and insights among the participants in the field of technology-assisted English language teaching and learning. Participants will also have the chance to engage in meaningful discussions and exchange ideas that can shape the future of language education. In addition, participants will have opportunities to connect with colleagues, build collaborative partnerships, and establish valuable contacts within the global English language education community.

We encourage submissions on a wide range of topics related to technology-assisted English language learning, including but not limited to:


  • Pedagogical Approaches and Practices in Technology-Assisted English Language Learning
  • Blended Learning and Hybrid Models in English Language Education
  • Mobile-Assisted Language Learning (MALL) and Emerging Technologies
  • Gamification and Game-Based Learning in English Language Education
  • Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in English Language Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) in English Language Education
  • Online and Distance English Language Learning
  • Corpus Linguistics and Corpus-based English Language Learning and Teaching
  • Digital Literacy and Digital Citizenship in English Language Education
  • Multimodal Approaches and Multiliteracies in Technology-Assisted English Language Learning
  • Social Media and Social Networking for English Language Learning
  • Assessment and Feedback in Technology-Enhanced English Language Learning Environments
  • Teacher Training and Professional Development for Technology Integration in English Language Education
  • Learner Autonomy and Self-Directed Learning with Technology in English Language Education

Key Dates:

  • Early bird abstract submission deadline: 15 March, 2024
  • Final abstract submission deadline: 30 April, 2024
  • Results of abstract review returned to authors: Generally within three weeks
  • Full Conference paper submission (after the event): 30 July, 2024 

The registration for the Conference is free of charge. For more information about the Conference, including abstract submission and registration, please visit our Conference website