Conference on Applied Linguistics is an annual conference held by the Language Center of Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia in collaboration with English Education Department and Indonesian Applied Linguistics Association (ALTI). This year, the Eleventh Conference on Applied Linguistics (CONAPLIN 11) will be held on 27-28 November 2018, in Banana Inn Hotel, Bandung, Indonesia. Under the theme “Trends and Challenges in Applied Linguistics, this conference aims to bring together academic practitioners, university lecturers and students, independent scholars and researchers to share and exchange the knowledge, practices, and research results on areas related to current issues in applied linguistics. CONAPLIN 11 also provides a forum for language teachers to present and discuss practical challenges, as well as potential solutions to issues in the their practices in teaching languages other than English.

Topics for presentation

CONAPLIN 11 invites language teachers, university lecturers and students, and independent researchers to present their research abstracts and papers. Contributions on unpublished results of empirical and experimental research in areas of applied linguistics are cordially invited for presentation. Topics of interest for presentation in CONAPLIN 11 include, but not limited to:

  • Language preservation/maintenance
  • Language policy
  • Language description (grammar)
  • Literature studies
  • Discourse analysis
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Language teaching and training
  • Language curriculum and material development
  • Language acquisition
  • Innovations in language teaching
  • Technology-related studies in language teaching and learning

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline15 September 2019
Abstract Acceptance Notification18 September 2019
Payment Deadline25 September 2019
Conference Days1-2 October 2019
Full Paper Submission Deadline16 October 2019

Theme / Scope

  • Language acquisition
  • Language curriculum and material development
  • Language policy
  • Language preservation/maintenance
  • Dynamic assessment
  • Language pedagogy: Theory and practice
  • Discourse analysis
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Language and Media
  • Technology-related studies in language teaching and learning
  • Pre-service and in-service teacher training
  • Multilingualism and Pluriligualism
  • Computer-/Mobile- Assisted Language Learning
  • Digital Literacies
  • English for Specific Purposes
  • Interpretation and Translation
  • Critical Literacy and Pedagogy
  • Community-Based Education
  • Culture, Industrialisation, and Education
  • Transnationalism
  • Soft Skills: Communication, Negotiation, Cognitive Flexibility, and Empathy
  • Interdisciplinarity in Applied Linguistics


Keynote Speaker

Assoc. Prof. David Mallows

University College London, United Kingdom

Prof. Joseph Foley

Assumption University, Thailand

Prof. Wachyu Sundayana

Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Indonesia

Susanto, Ph.D.

Universitas Bandar Lampung, Indonesia

Assoc. Prof. Lee Kean Wah

University of Nottingham, Malaysia



CONAPLIN 11 c/o Balai Bahasa - Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia Jl. Dr. Setiabudi No. 229, Bandung 40154 Indonesia Telp/Faks: +62 22 2000022 Email: conaplin@upi.edu