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2016 Charlotte Conference





Dates: February 18 - 20, 2016

Location: Charlotte, NC

Conference Hotel: Sheraton Charlotte, located in Uptown Charlotte

This year's conference features a truly regional flair, as we partner with FLANC, SCFLTA and SEALLT to offer you a dynamic program! Please check this site regularly for updates.

UPDATE: People who submitted session proposals will receive word about the status of their proposal by September 30. Registration will open shortly thereafter.

PROGRAM COVER CONTEST: This year we will once again have a contest to determine the program cover. It's a great way to involve students from around the region. Click here to download a PDF with details about the contest Deadline to submit your entries is OCTOBER 15, 2015.

NEW! CONFERENCE REGISTRATION: Click here to register for this year's conference! Click here for a downloadable PDF registration form. Thursday, February 18 will feature half day ($30 each) and full day workshops ($60 each). Friday and Saturday will feature more than 120 concurrent sessions, exhibitors and opportunities for you to meet the ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year and find out who will be the 2016 SCOLT World Languages Teacher of the Year. Registration includes continental breakfast on Friday and Saturday as well as Friday lunch. Registration rates are as follows:

  • $150 Early Bird Registration (through January 8, 2016)
  • $175 Late Registration (January 9 - 22, 2016)
  • $125 Presenters Rate (through November 15, 2015)
  • $125 SCOLT Sponsor/Patron Rate (through January 8, 2016)
  • $75 FULL TIME undergraduate or graduate student (must provide documentation)
  • $200 Onsite Registration 
  • $100 Saturday only registration

HOTEL INFORMATION: Click here to make your reservation today! Stay at the conference hotel and be close to all the action. We have negotiated a rate of $145 per night for single or double occupancy. Staying at the conference hotel ensures we can keep down other costs of the event - and besides that, it's a great way to network with colleagues throughout the conference. Hotel reservation deadline is January 18, 2016 - but we have sold out our block the past two years, so be sure to reserve your room early!

NEW! SCHEDULE! Tentative schedule for SCOLT 2016 released! Click here to see a one page schedule. Each round on Friday and Saturday will feature 10 - 13 concurrent sessions. Join us by registering using the link above! Note that the final program may be slightly tweaked as we get closer to the event.

EXHIBITORS AND ADVERTISERS: SCOLT is pleased to have the support of our exhibitors and advertisers. Click here to see a list of who exhibited at our 2015 50th Anniversary conference last year in Atlanta. If you are a vendor and would like to find out information about exhibiting at our 2016 event, click here for details.

SCOLT SPONSORS AND PATRONS BUSINESS MEETING AND RECEPTION: This Friday evening event has quickly become THE networking highlight for our valued Sponsors and Patrons. We are pleased to announce that this year's reception will take place at the campus of UNC-Charlotte Center City. The facility is fantastic and has spectacular views of the Charlotte skyline. Be sure to become a Sponsor/Patron or renew your membership when you register for the conference.

SCOLT CONFERENCE WIKI: Access presentations from past years - 2016 presentations will be added as we get closer to the event