Symposium Programme

The symposium will officially open on Wednesday 27 June and will run through to Saturday 30 June 2018.  We strongly advise all international delegates to arrive into Auckland at least one day prior to the conference.

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Conference Overview
Tuesday 26 June 2018
2:00pm – 5:00pm Registration desk open for collection of conference pack

Wednesday 27 June 2018
7:30am Registration desk open
9:15am Assemble for pōwhiri (Welcome Ceremony)
11:00am Opening Keynote Panel: Professor Rawinia Higgins, Professor Janet Holmes and Professor Allan Bell
1:30pm – 6:30pm Concurrent sessions
6:30pm Welcome function

Thursday 28 June 2018
7:30am Registration desk open
8:00am Concurrent sessions
9:30am Keynote: Professor Rita Kothari
11:00am – 12:30pm Concurrent sessions
12:30pm Lunch & Poster presentations
1:30pm – 3:00pm Concurrent sessions
3:30pm – 6:30pm Concurrent sessions
6:30pm Keynote: Professor Alastair Pennycook

Friday 29 June 2018
7:30am Registration desk open
8:00am Concurrent sessions
9:30am Keynote: Professor Anna De Fina
11:00am – 12:30pm Concurrent sessions
12:30pm Lunch & Poster presentations
1:30pm – 3:00pm Concurrent sessions
3:30pm – 6:30pm Concurrent sessions
Conference dinner at the Auckland Museum

Saturday 30 June 2018
7:30am Registration desk open
8:00am – 11:00am Concurrent sessions
11:30am – 1:00pm Concurrent sessions
1:00pm Lunch & Poster presentations
2:00pm – 3:30pm Concurrent sessions
4:00pm Keynote: Professor Li Wei Li
5:00pm Poroporoaki (Closing Ceremony)

Symposium Theme: Crossing Borders: South, North, East, West
The symposium theme will focus on the interconnections (and fissures) across disciplinary, epistemological and geographical spaces in sociolinguistics at the present time and in relation to (re)situating current key developments (such as the “multilingual turn” and “superdiversity”).
Call for Papers
The Call for Papers has now closed. Notification of submission outcome has been issued. Final draft/final camera-ready version of your abstract is due by Wednesday 31 January 2018 (NZ Standard Time).

Conference Rooms
The conference will be using rooms within the Owen G. Glenn Building, and the Arts Building.

Abbreviations
OGGB – Owen G. Glenn Building
Eg. OGGB 260-321 = Owen G. Glenn Building, Room 321 (level 3)
Eg. OGGB 260-040B = Owen G. Glenn Building, Room 040B (level 0)
Arts -

Plenary room
OGGB F&PAA Lecture Theatre

Concurrent session rooms
OGGB Lecture Theatre
OGGB5
OGGB4
OGGB3
OGGB Case Room 1
OGGB Case Room 2
OGGB Case Room 3
OGGB Case Room 4
OGGB 260-040B
OGGB 260-040C
OGGB 260-321
OGGB 260-323
OGGB 260-319
OGGB 260-307
ARTS Lecture Theatre 1
ARTS Lecture Theatre 2
ARTS Lecture Theatre 3
ARTS Lecture Theatre 4
ARTS Lecture Theatre 5
ARTS Seminar Room 6
ARTS Seminar Room 5