Chinese Language Teachers Association of California 2012 Spring Conference CALL FOR PROPOSAL
The Spring Conference Organizing Committee invites submission of proposals for 20-minute presentations in all areas of Chinese teaching and learning, such as theories, methodologies and strategies, curricula, teaching materials, technology, acquisition, Chinese linguistics, culture factors, AP Chinese, and teaching credentials.
IMPORTANT DATES Proposal submission deadline: Sunday, January 22, 2012 Notification of proposal status: Monday, February 6, 2012 Early registration deadline (postmarked): Friday, February 17, 2012 Conference date: Saturday, March 3, 2012 (Tentative)
VENUE Stanford University
PROPOSAL SUBMISSION 1) Send a one-page proposal (250-350 words in English or 400-500 characters in Chinese) as an email attachment in MS-Word format to Liwei Gao, Chair of the Program Committee, at <email@example.com>. The proposal can be written in either Chinese or English. 2) In the subject line of the email, type "CLTAC 2012 Spring Conference Proposal". In the body of the email, provide the following information:
Name of the Presenter
Detailed Contact Info(email address, regular mail address, and phone number) 3) Do NOT include your name or institutional affiliation in the proposal since all proposals will be anonymously reviewed. 4) Only one abstract from each person will be considered. Multiple submissions are not allowed. 5) Presenters must have valid CLTAC member status. Visit the website <http://www.cltac.org/membership.html> for membership application information.
REGISTRATION The workshop is open to CLTAC members and their colleagues/friends. Registration is required. To register for the workshop, send a completed Registration Form (downloadable from www.cltac.org) together with your registration fee ($15 for members and $20 for non-members), by check payable to CLTAC, postmarked no later than Friday, February 17, 2012, to
CLTAC treasurer, P.O. Box 5661, Monterey, CA 93944
Late or on-site registration fee is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. The registration fee is waived for presenters. A convenient lunch (included in the registration fee) will be provided to registered participants. On-site registration for membership will be available at the workshop. For more information about the workshop, visit the CLTAC website <www.cltac.org>.
Liwei Gao For the CLTAC 2012 Spring Conference Organizing Committee