Call for Proposals- Annual Conference 2018


School of Foreign Languages for Economics

University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City

Annual Conference

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
November 10, 2018



The 2018 UEH SFLE Conference Committee invites you to submit a proposal for this year’s conference.

Important Dates

  • Proposal Deadline: July 31, 2018
  • Acceptance Notification: August 30, 2018
  • Conference Date: November 10, 2018

Conference Sub-themes

  • Surviving and thriving in teaching Business English in the digital era
  • Mobile and online learning in English Language Teaching
  • Adapting known resources and practices to evolving dynamics
  • Developing new tactics, resources, and approaches to solve emerging challenges
  • Unconventional and “outside-the-box” tactics, methodologies, and programming
  • Making sense of changing environments, legislation, processes and programming requirements
  • Teaching in under-resourced environments
  • Learner/teacher identity and autonomy
  • Language testing and assessment
  • Curriculum development
  • Language skills and subskills
  • Professional development for teachers, administrators, tutors, and other language instruction providers
  • Other topics which have relevance to the conference theme

Types of Submissions

Research Paper /Report (30 minutes)

Paper Presentations are research, theory, concepts, and practices. Papers or reports should be based on research and theory. They should also provide a practical benefit to the audience. They are 20 minutes long + 10 minutes Q&A.

Teaching Tips/Resource Sharing Sessions (20 minutes)

They provide useful information, and ideas on teaching and learning.


Guidelines for Proposal Submission

  • Proposals MUST be submitted through the online proposal submission form; e-mailed submissions will not be accepted.
  • Proposals must be complete and include all fields.
  • Acronyms and/or abbreviations should be spelled out.
  • Please do not submit a proposal for a study and/or project that has not been conducted.

Submission Form

Please use the following form to submit your proposal. Email submission will not be accepted.

Submit your proposal

Evaluation of Proposals

All proposals will be peer reviewed by UEH SFLE Academic Committee and invited renown researchers/specialists in the field on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Focus and organization
  • Direct relevance to the conference theme and sub-themes
  • Clarity, coherence, and originality of the proposal
  • Theory/practice and/or research contribution

Proposal Rating Rubric: click here

If you have any questions about the UEH SFLE Conference, please contact Conference Chair Dr. Van Thanh Phan at