11th of March

18:30

Royal Sonesta Hotel

Casual Welcome Reception and Dinner

Casual Welcome Reception and Dinner at Royal Sonesta Hotel, Boston
12th of March

09:10

Auditorium

10:30

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

11:00

Breakout Rooms

Roundtable Discussions

by Dr Yujin Yaguchi – The University of Tokyo  , Yerrie Kim – Executive Director at EF Education First  , Dr Dora Alexopoulou – Senior Research Associate, EF Research Unit at University of Cambridge  ,

  • Option 1 – Exploring Language Research (Dr Dora Alexopoulou)
  • Option 2 –Assessment and the EF Standard English Test (Dr Mari Pearlman and Yerrie Kim)
  • Option 3 – Globalizing the Curriculum (Dr Yujin Yaguchi)

12:00

Lunch

Lunch

13:15

Auditorium

Plenary – Preparing Language Teachers

Preparing Language Teachers

13:45

Breakout Rooms

Roundtable Discussions

by Dr Beata Schmid – Senior Vice President EF Education First  , David Bish – Director of Academic Management at EF Education First  , Dr Denise Martins de Abreu-e-Lima – President Languages Without Borders Ministry of Education of Brazil  ,

  • Option 1 – Government Initiatives (Denise Martins de Abreu-e-Lima)
  • Option 2 – Teacher Development (Dr Beata Schmid)
  • Option 3 – Learning Technology (David Bish)

14:45

Coffee break

Coffee break

15:45

Conclusion and Free Time

Conclusion and Free Time

18:00

Museum of Fine Arts

18:30

Networking reception

Networking reception

19:30

Dinner

Dinner
13th of March

09:30

Harvard University

Historic Campus Tour of Harvard University

Historic Campus Tour of Harvard University

10:45

EF Boston

Depart for EF Campus Boston

Depart for EF Boston

11:00

EF Boston

Welcome and Coffee Break

Welcome and Coffee Break at EF Campus Boston

11:15

EF Boston

Demonstration Lesson and School Visit

Demonstration Lesson and School Visit

12:30

Depart for Lunch

Depart for Lunch

13:00

Downtown Boston

Lunch

Lunch in Downtown Boston

14:00

Conference Conclusion

Conference Conclusion and Return to Hotel and Transfers to Airport