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2018 Atlanta Conference



Dates: March 15 - 17, 2018

Theme: Proficiency: ATL (ALL THE LEVELS)

Location: Atlanta, GA  For this year's conference we  are excited to partner with FLAG  and SEALLT to offer you a dynamic program! Please check this site regularly for updates.

SESSION PROPOSAL PERIOD: Session proposals were accepted through September 1. The proposal form is for 50 minute sessions only. SCOLT, FLAG, and SEALLT will each be sponsoring 3 hour pre-conference workshops on Thursday, March 15. Each association will reach out to prospective workshop facilitators. People who submitted session proposals should have heard whether or not their proposals were accepted by October 11, 2017.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION: Registration is now open! Click here for online registration or click here for a downloadable PDF. Current SCOLT W-9 if needed.

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS: Thursday, March 15 will feature three hour ($30 each) and a full day workshop in collaboration with ACTFL ($60 each). Click here for an overview and description of all pre-conference workshops.

SESSIONS OVERVIEW: Friday and Saturday will feature more than 150 concurrent sessions, exhibitors and opportunities for you to meet the ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year and find out who will be the 2018 SCOLT World Languages Teacher of the Year. Registration includes continental breakfast on Friday and Saturday as well as Friday lunch. Click here for an overview of Friday and Saturday conference sessions.

SESSIONS AT A GLANCE: Once the schedule has been set, you can return here and start planning your conference experience by reviewing the Sessions at a Glance schedule for both Friday and Saturday. This should be posted by January 2018.

SCHEDULE: Click here to download an overview of the tentative conference schedule.

Registration rates are as follows:

  • $175 Early Bird Registration (through February14, 2018) - includes two breakfasts and one lunch
  • $200 Early Bird Registration (through February 14, 2018) - includes two breakfasts and two luncheons
  • $200 ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY (February 15 - 28, 2018) - includes two breakfasts and one lunch
  • $225 ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY (February 15 - 28, 2018) - includes two breakfasts and two luncheons
  • $150 Presenters Rate (through November 15, 2017)
  • $150 SCOLT Sponsor/Patron Rate (through February 28, 2018)
  • $75 FULL TIME undergraduate student (must provide documentation) - professors who wish to register several students should check with the Executive Director
  • $200 Onsite Registration - does not include luncheon tickets
  • $100 Saturday only registration

CONFERENCE HOTEL:  Click here to book your room today.The Renaissance Concourse Atlanta Airport Hotel is located near the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport - complimentary shuttle service is provided from the airport directly to the hotel around the clock. By staying at the conference hotel you help ensure we obtain the best arrangements with the hotel regarding meeting space and food/beverage for our event. Staying at the conference hotel is a great way to support SCOLT! In addition, FREE SELF-PARKING available for all attendees! We have sold out our block the past three years, so be sure to make your reservations early.

SCOLT SPONSORS AND PATRONS BUSINESS MEETING AND RECEPTION: This Friday evening event has quickly become THE networking highlight for our valued Sponsors and Patrons. Check back frequently to find out where out 2018 event will take place. If the location is offsite, transportation will be provided. Be sure to become a Sponsor/Patron or renew your membership when you register for the conference.

PROGRAM COVER CONTEST: We are pleased to once again sponsor a program cover contest so that your students can become involved in the event. The deadline to submit is Saturday, November 11, 2017. Check back to view the winning artwork. Click here for more information so you can plan to participate in our 2018 contest.

EXHIBITORS AND ADVERTISERS: SCOLT is pleased to have the support of our exhibitors and advertisers. Click here to see a list of who will be in Atlanta!

SCOLT CONFERENCE WIKI: Access presentations from past years - 2018 presentations will be added as we get closer to the event