The 21st PAAL Conference
The PAAL Conference is a forum for academic exchanges among scholars and practitioners in applied linguistics and related areas. The conference provides a venue for the dissemination of current research on a wide variety of issues concerning Asia and beyond. This year, the conference is held at Tamkang University, Taiwan.
The 21st PAAL Conference is held at Tamkang University, Tamsui, Taiwan from Monday, 22nd to Wednesday, 24th of August, 2016. Tamsui is a sea-side district in New Taipei City in nothern Taiwan. Tamsui means "fresh water" in Chinese, and is very famous for beautiful sunsetting.
Tamkang University is one of the best universities in Taiwan, founded in 1950. The university has been always esteemed as the top-class university in Taiwan.
Proposal Submission Deadline: 7th May, 2016 27th May, 2016
Notification of Acceptance: 14th May, 2016 4th June, 2016
Proceedings Submission Deadline: 30th June, 2016
Conference: 22nd to 24th August, 2016
Prof. Ken Hyland, The University of Hong Kong
Prof. Chiu-yu Tseng, Academia Sinica
Area of interest
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following topics:
1.Paper: 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion and questions.
2.Poster: 2 hour blocks will be designated for display and discussion.
All the presenters at PAAL 2016 are required to be a member of PAAL. Limit your proposal to 400 words or less.
The deadline of submission of proposals is 7th May, 2016
The notification of acceptance is expected to be sent by the 14th May, 2016.
All the presenters at PAAL 2016 are required to submit their papers to the Proceedings of PAAL 2016. The deadline of submission of proceedings is 30th June, 2016.
Submit your paper on the website.
Limit your paper to 2 pages.
The template for PAAL proceedings is here (MSWord / PDF).
Early-bird registration (Before 1st of August, 2016)
PAAL 2016 Conference Fee (Regular): JPY 9000
PAAL 2016 Conference Fee (Student): JPY 7000
PAAL 2016 Conference Fee plus Banquets (Regular): JPY 14000
PAAL 2016 Conference Fee plus Banquets (Student): JPY 12000
PAAL 2016 Conference Fee (Regular): NT$ 3500 (JPY 11000)
PAAL 2016 Conference Fee (Student): NT$ 2500 (JPY 8000)
PAAL 2016 Conference Fee plus Banquets (Regular): NT$ 5000 (JPY 16000)
PAAL 2016 Conference Fee plus Banquets (Student): NT$ 4000 (JPY 13000)