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Tuesday May 21, 2024 

11.00–13.00 Registration and coffee
(2nd floor)
12.30–13.00 Opening of the conference
Song by the student choir Pedavoces
(Auditorium Bruhn)
13.00–14.00 Keynote 1: Language education in Finland – current state and future visions
Dr. Mikaela Björklund, Åbo Akademi University & Professor Leena Maria Heikkola, Arctic University of Norway/ Åbo Akademi University
(Auditorium Bruhn)
14.00–14.30 Coffee break
14.30–16.00 Parallel sessions 1
16.15–17.45 Parallel sessions 2
19.00 City Reception
The Governor’s Residence, Koulukatu (Skolhusgatan) 2


Wednesday May 22, 2024

08.3010.00 Registration and coffee
09.0010.00 Keynote 2: Exploring engagement with languages (LX) within and beyond the language classroom
Senior postdoctoral researcher and lecturer Giulia Sulis, University of Graz, Austria
(Auditorium Bruhn)
10.1511.45 Parallel sessions 3
12.0013.30 Lunch at Restaurant Strampen
Rantakatu (Strandgatan) 7
13.3015.00 Parallel sessions 4
15.0015.30 Coffee break
15.3016.30 Keynote 3: Thinking and doing literacies and languages otherwise: Texts, bodies, and arts in language education
University Lecturer Sofia Jusslin, Åbo Akademi University
(Auditorium Bruhn)
19.00 Conference dinner at Restaurant Strampen
Rantakatu (Strandgatan) 7


Thursday May 23, 2024

09.3010.30 Parallel sessions 5
10.3011.00 Coffee break
11.0012.00 Keynote 4: High-stakes testing and linguistic discrimination in Europe: what is the best way forward?
Professor Gessica De Angelis, NTNU, Norway
(Auditorium Bruhn)
12.0012.30 Closing of the conference
(Auditorium Bruhn)
12.45 Lunch at restaurant Strampen
Rantakatu (Strandgatan) 7

Updated 19.5.2024