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Wed Feb 05 2020

Confs: Applied Linguistics/Tunisia

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 04-Feb-2020
From: Khaled Barkaoui <>
Subject: Language Testing Research Colloquium 2020
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Language Testing Research Colloquium 2020
Short Title: LTRC 2020

Date: 09-Jun-2020 - 13-Jun-2020
Location: Hammamet, Tunisia, Tunisia
Contact: Khaled Barkaoui
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Meeting Description:

LTRC2020: Assessment in multilingual contexts: Models, practices, policies & challenges

We are excited to invite you to participate in the 42nd annual Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC), which will be held in Hammamet, Tunisia from June 9 through June 13, 2020. This is the first time that LTRC will take place in Africa and the Arab World since the first LTRC meeting in Boston in 1979.

Conference Details:

We are happy to announce that registration for LTRC2020 and pre-conference workshops is now open. The conference theme is Assessment in multilingual contexts: Models, practices, policies & challenges. The conference will take place in June 9-13, 2020 in Hammamet, Tunisia.

The conference includes more than 50 research papers, 3 plenaries, 7 symposia, 30 posters, and 25 works in progress. You can see the conference schedule here:

There are also six pre-conference full-day workshops on June 9th and 10th by renowned scholars in language assessment and testing covering speaking assessment, designing rubrics and rating scales for writing assessment, assessing listening and reading, standard setting, qualitative research methods, and Mplus. Register soon, space is limited!

You can find information on the pre-conference workshops here:

On June 9th there is a full-day pre-conference roundtable on Language testing translation and adaptation. You can find more information on the roundtable here:

You can register for the conference and workshops here:

You can find information about accommodation and conference venue here:

Please visit the conference website regularly for updates. If you have any questions, please contact us at:

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