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Dear ATESL Member,

The 2019 ATESL 40th Conference is taking place on October 18th and 19th at The Westin Hotel located in beautiful downtown Calgary, Alberta. The conference theme is 40 Years: A Declaration of Excellence. The theme is intended to capture the creativity and quality work of English language professionals in Alberta, and to celebrate the history of ATESL’s forty years. We warmly invite you to share your experience, knowledge, innovative ideas, practices, and approaches by submitting a presentation proposal for the ATESL 2019 Conference.

The Call for Presentations for the ATESL 2019 Conference is now open. There are a number of different presentation formats to suit topics related to the conference theme including, classroom and instructional based presentations, research papers, workshops, panels, publisher/exhibitor sessions, and lightning talk sessions. Proposal requirements and other information are detailed in the attached Word document and can also be found at

The deadline for proposal submission is June 30th, 2019 at midnight MST. Please submit proposals to the Program committee co-chairs at

Please feel free to forward the attached Call for Presentations PDF document to your professional network.

We look forward to seeing you all in October!

Best regards,

Dianne Leong-Fortier
Alana Johnson
Terri Peters
Ayala Roudstein