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"Surviving and Thriving: Education in Times of Change"
Conference Sub-Theme: World Englishes in the MENA Region
February 16–18, 2018 | The InterContinental Festival City Event Centre, Dubai, UAE
This unique international conference, organised in affiliation with IAFOR Global Partners, offers a unique location from which to consider a number of issues and trends in education. These include the different global Englishes, language distances and access, frictions between the preservation and challenging of traditional and cultures, languages and wisdoms, and how local societies are becoming the melting pots of different cultures, backgrounds and spoken Englishes. The population of the UAE, as well as those of the Arabian Gulf countries, is multicultural and rich in the difference one would expect from its geographical location at the heart of the Middle East. The region has been undergoing continuous development in academia, economics, trading and is growing as a recognizable and influential world power.
We hope and expect the 2018 conference in Dubai will bring together educators from around the MENA region specifically and the world generally to exchange ideas, research and practice from their own backgrounds and contexts, and draw on, and be inspired by, the local and international body of delegates from a multitude of different national and international backgrounds.
IICLLDubai & IICEDubai
This conference will be held alongside The IAFOR International Conference on Education – Dubai 2018 (IICEDubai2018), and many of the sessions will concentrate on areas at the intersection of education and language learning. In keeping with IAFOR’s commitment to interdisciplinary study, delegates in either side of the conference are encouraged to attend sessions in other disciplines. Keynote, Featured and Spotlight Speakers will provide a variety of perspectives from different academic and professional backgrounds. Registration for either conference will allow delegates to attend sessions in the other.
In conjunction with our Global Partners, we look forward to extending you a warm welcome in 2018.
Dr Christine Coombe, Dubai Men's College, UAE
Dr Christina Gitsaki, Zayed University, UAE
Dr Firas Al-Jubouri, University of Sharjah, UAE
Professor Said M. Faiq, American University of Sharjah, UAE
Dr Sufian Abu-Rmaileh, UAE University, UAE
Dr Joseph Haldane, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), Japan
Kiyoshi Mana, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), Japan
Programming will be announced here shortly.
Speakers will be announced here shortly.
The IAFOR International Conference on Language Learning – Dubai 2018 (IICLLDubai2018) is a multidisciplinary conference held concurrently with The IAFOR International Conference on Education – Dubai 2018 (IICEDubai2018). Keynote, Featured and Spotlight Speakers will provide a variety of perspectives from different academic and professional backgrounds.
The Organising Committee of The IAFOR International Conference on Language Learning – Dubai (IICLLDubai) is composed of distinguished academics who are experts in their fields. Organising Committee members may also be members of IAFOR's International Academic Advisory Board. The Organising Committee is responsible for nominating and vetting Keynote and Featured Speakers; developing the conference programme, including special workshops, panels, targeted sessions, etc.; event outreach and promotion; recommending and attracting future Organising Committee members; working with IAFOR to select PhD students and early career academics for IAFOR-funded grants and scholarships; and oversee the reviewing of abstracts submitted to the conference.
The Review Committee will be announced here shortly.
IAFOR's peer review process, which involves both reciprocal review and the use of Review Committees, is overseen by conference Organising Committee members under the guidance of the Academic Governing Board. Review Committee members are established academics who hold PhDs or other terminal degrees in their fields and who have previous peer review experience.
If you would like to apply to serve on the IICLLDubai Review Committee, please send your CV to email@example.com.