LanguageCon returns this September, 23rd in Shanghai!

About LanguageCon

Join us for a day of talks from polyglots and entrepreneurs, meet fellow language enthusiasts, and take part in shared learning experiments. LanguageCon is where people passionate about language learning come to share their experiences and insights.

Learn

Listen to lectures from entrepreneurs, polyglots, and educators, to get the latest insights about language learning

Meet

Meet your community of fellow language enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, and professionals.

Experiment

Explore the future of language learning through interactive experiences, including virtual reality applications to education.

SPEAKERS

We brought together a group of people that have devoted their time and energy into language learning.

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Kevin Chen

italki

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Hank Horkoff

Entrepreneur

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John Pasden

AllSet Learning

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James LaLonde

yoli

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Andy Zhang

CYBF,AndyZ & Assoc

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Brendan

打破平庸

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Elyse Ribbons

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DC Collier

RIKAI Labs

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Michael Campbell

Glossika

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Minhao Wang

SH. Esperanto Association

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Jemma Xu

Tripalocal Group

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Marjorie Dodson

Tripalocal Group

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Fei Ni

App-Ark Education

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Giuseppe Tomasello

edugora

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Luciano Wu

edugora

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Philip Mackenzie

Edugora

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Ghil‘ad Zuckermann

University of Adelaide

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Evan Simpson

The British Council China

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Maija Mickols

EF Education First

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Joseph Lemien

Vericant

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Tomasz Dzierza

CtrlZi VR Studio

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Stephanie Fuccio

Changing Scripts

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Wen Liu

Hujiang E. Technology

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Tetsu Yung

Pampers to Polyglot

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Tracy Mehoke

italki

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David Peachey

italki

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Luan Ma

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Brandon Conlon

NYU Shanghai

REGISTRATION

Want to attend the event?

Register for LanguageCon (English version)

Join our Meetup in Shanghai here!

Register for LanguageCon (Chinese version)

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SCHEDULE

How Modular Grammar Makes Everything Easier – John Pasden

30mins

Learning by Doing: English as a Means to Mastering a Subject – Jemma Xu

25mins

Stepping Out of Your Logic Box: Embracing New Ways to Perceive the World – Elysee Ribbons

30mins

The Matching Economy meets Education: how to apply the ofo, Uber, and AirBnB business model to language learning – James LaLonde

25mins

Peer, Project-Based and Self-Directed Learning – Andy Zhang

25mins

Does Knowing a Second Language Give You a Second Soul? – Kevin Chen

25mins

Language learning trends over the next 10 years – Michael Campbell

55mins

Using Smart Speakers for Language Learning – Hank Horkoff

30 mins

TBA – DC Collier

25mins

Learn English as a “FOB” – How? – Fei Ni

25mins

Foreign Language Assessment – From Human Judgement to Machine Learning – Joseph Lemien

25mins

Linguicide, Language Revival and Social Wellbeing – Ghil‘ad Zuckermann online talk

25mins

It’s all personal: Language Vlogging as a Way to Disrupt and Inform Language Learning – Stephanie Fuccio

55mins

我的英语学习之路- Luan Ma online talk

25mins

Collaborative Language Learning In Immersive VR – Brandon Conlon – Christian Grewell

25mins

“English Confidence, 英语自信” 有自信的人,才能把握英文 – Brendan

25mins

Minhao Wang

柴门霍夫和世界语 – Minhao Wang

55 mins

Presentation Room "B"

Minhao Wang

Using Others’ Voices to Find My Own: Web 2.0 and Teaching Pronunciation – Evan Simpson

25mins

Creating the perfect environment for raising multilingual children – Tetsu Yung online talk

55mins

Spaced repetition applied to language learning. Never forget vocabulary ever again. – Luciano Wu

25mins

Using NLP and Platform based approach. Creating a personalized language learning software – Giuseppe Tomasello

30mins

Know yourself: The secret to learning any language – Philip Mackenzie

25mins

Language Learning via Teleportation” -Using AR/VR to create language learning environments – Tomasz Dzierza

25mins

Visual Design in Language Learning Products – Wen Liu

25mins

An On-the-ground Perspective into Future Trends in Chinese Classrooms – Marjorie Dodson

25mins

Considering a World Englishes perspective in English language teaching – Maija Mickols

25mins

Trouble and Trust – further thoughts for language learners – David Peachey

30mins

Language PRACTICE – Creating consistent learning habits – Tracy Mehoke

25mins

Language exchange

Presented by Language Mix

120mins

Language exchange

Presented by Language Mix

120mins

By invitation only

italki Lounge

VR Lessons

Limited to 20 people, please sign up at the reception

45mins

Download the program.

venue

NYU Shanghai combines the best of Chinese and American education, creating a new kind of higher-education model for its talented students against the backdrop of globalization.

NYU Shanghai

1555 Century Ave, Pudong, Shanghai, China

more information

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Languages

25

speakers

6

rooms

400

attendees

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