IATEFL BESIG Events

IATEFL BESIG organizes a wide range of events each year. Our conferences and online events are open to both the members of the SIG and to the wider business English teaching community. They provide exceptional opportunities for continued professional development and excellent networking possibilities to extend and cement professional ties.

Conferences

In addition to our Annual Conference, which takes place every November, IATEFL BESIG plays a very active role in the IATEFL Annual Conference by organizing a Pre-Conference Event and a full Programme Day comprising talks and workshops on a wide range of topics and an Open Forum for members to get to know each other. Further opportunities to benefit from the work of practitioners in all aspects of business English and English for Specific Purposes (ESP) are provided by the Summer conferences (or Symposiums) that the SIG regularly organizes.

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Online Events

BESIG's online events take the form of monthly Weekend Workshops and periodic Webinars. These popular professional development events attract a global audience who welcome the chance they provide to hone their professional skills and meet colleagues from around the world in a friendly, informal learning environment.

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Upcoming events

  1. Weekend Workshop with John Hughes - Integrating Critical Thinking into Business English

    04 May 2014

  2. Weekend Workshop with Justine Arena and Carl Dowse - Going glocal

    01 June 2014

  3. 27th Annual IATEFL BESIG Annual Conference

    14 November 2014

  4. Recordings from the IATEFL BESIG Annual Conference 2013 in Prague

    09 November 2013

  5. IATEFL BESIG Summer Symposium 2014

    13 June 2014