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The 23nd Annual Conference of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages and the 24th Annual Conference of the African Language Teachers Association are scheduled for April 17-19, 2020, (with pre-conference workshops scheduled for April 16, 2020) at the Crowne Plaza  Chicago-Northbrook, Illinois.The NCOLCTL/ALTA Conference Committee invites proposals for individual papers, colloquia, and poster sessions to be presented at this conference.


2020 Vision: LCTL's Collective Mission in the Next Decade

The conference aims to pursue a new pathway for advocating innovative approaches in research and practices, maximizing professional exchanges and collaboration among LCTL educators, and leveraging resources and strengths in the less commonly taught languages community. We cordially invite researchers, educators, practitioners, program developers, and administrators in the LCTL community organizations to submit proposals and attend the conferencece.

Registration Rates

Early Bird Reg till Jan 14, 2020
Normal Reg. Jan 15- Mar. 25, 2020 Late Reg. Mar. 25 - April 14, 2020 Onsite Registration April 15 - 19, 2020
Student/Senior Member 155.00 175.00 215.00 280.00 
Member 215.00  230.00 315.00 355.00
Student/Senior Non Member 245.00 265.00 300.00 330.00
Non Member 315.00 355.00 390.00 420.00




One Day Registration available HERE

Other Conference Useful Links

NCOLCTL/ALTA Conference Hotel Booking

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Connference Meeting Schedule Request Form