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TWC and HSUHK organise International Conference on Emerging Technologies in English Language Education

Tung Wah College (TWC) and The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) co-organised the International Conference on “Emerging Technologies in English Language Education in the 21st Century: Addressing the Present and Envisioning the Future”, from 19 to 21 June 2024. The Conference brought together researchers, educators, and practitioners from across the globe to delve into the profound impact of technology on English language education.

The three-day Conference featured a diverse range of sessions including keynote speeches, research presentations, and a roundtable discussion. Keynote Speakers from esteemed academic institutions were invited, including the University of Alberta, Canada, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, University of Southern Queensland, Australia, and Tsinghua University, Beijing.

The Conference welcomed 79 delegates from 18 regions, including Australia, New Zealand, the USA, Canada, the UK, Sweden, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Vietnam, Japan, Thailand, Iran, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, India, and the Philippines. Additionally, over 240 participants, comprising of staff, students, researchers, and colleagues from TWC, HSUHK, and other local, mainland, and international institutions joined the Conference.

Group Photo of Professor Sally Chan, President of TWC (front, 4th from right), Professor Tam Kwok-kan, Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Science of HSUHK (front, 5th from right), Professor Alex Chan, Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities at TWC (front, 1st from left), and the keynote speakers. 

Professor Sally Chan delivers opening remarks.

Professor Tam Kwok-kan delivers closing remarks.

Roundtable speakers (From left): Professor Liu Meihua from Tsinghua University; Professor Averil Coxhead from Victoria University of Wellington; Professor Shirley O’Neill from University of Southern Queensland; and Professor Martin Guardado from the University of Alberta.

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