The IATEFL BESIG Summer Conference was a mid-year opportunity to network and to catch up with current trends in Business English. Mix that with a choice of excursions, cultural visits and gastronomy – all in Rome. Business with an authentic Italian flavour!
Patrick Boylan was the keynote speaker and talked about teaching Business English as a Cultural Mindset. Patrick is a well-known authority on language and inter-cultural communication and a former professor of English at the University Roma Tre.
The conference ran from 12:00 on Friday, 25 June to 12:30 on Saturday, 26 June with 15 parallel 45-minute sessions run by trainers, authors and other leading experts in the field of Business English.