Assessing World Languages Conference 2019

1st Announcement and Call for Abstracts

Title: Assessing World Languages III Conference

Location: University of Macau 

Dates: November 6 – November 9, 2019

DEADLINE for submission of Abstracts: June 30, 2019

E-mail Abstracts to:


The Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Macau is pleased to announce the AWL III Conference. The Conference aims to offer a platform for discussion of current issues in assessment of world languages.

Abstracts are invited for 30-minute presentations and posters. They should be in Word format and not more than 350 words. We are looking for presentations and posters that are typically under-represented: languages other than English; multilingual/plurilingual classroom contexts; teacher-based assessments; and assessment policy.  


Confirmed invited speakers:

Alister Cumming, University of Toronto

Atta Gebril, American University in Cairo

Danny Huang, National Taiwan University

Dawn Knight, Cardiff University

James D. Brown, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Jianda Liu, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies

Jonathan Schmidgall, Educational Testing Service (Princeton, NJ)

José Pascoal, University of Macau

Melissa Bowles,  University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Qin Xie, Education University of Hong Kong

Rama Mathew, Delhi University

Yasuyo Sawaki, Waseda University

Yo In’nami, Chuo University

Yong-Won Lee, Seoul National University


Conference Chairs

Antony John Kunnan, Cecilia Zhao, and Matthew Wallace


More details will follow on the AWL III Conference website regarding registration, transportation, and accommodation:


For any inquiries, please contact: or


Antony John Kunnan