ACTFL 2023 Convention and World Languages Expo
Connect and Collaborate at McCormick Place West
Meet the 2023 Keynote Speakers
Celebrating diversity through social activism, the 2023 keynote speakers believe in the transformative power of language education to mold hearts and improve international relations, global citizenship, and cross-cultural understanding.
Actor, Author, Lecturer and Former Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement
Social justice storyteller, entrepreneur, and philanthropic leader
The early bird gets the best rate! Register by July 12.
Schedule at a Glance (all times are Central Time)Why should you attend?
Thursday, November 16
Friday, November 17
Saturday, November 18
Sunday, November 19
Registration and Housing
Get the most out of ACTFL 2023 with the full conference registration. Group and single-day registrations are also available. Hotel rooms are limited and will sell out quickly!
Prepare to be inspired and enlightened during the opening and closing general sessions at this year's Convention. The ACTFL Convention and World Languages Expo is the premiere event for world language educators. Join 7,000 colleagues from the entire U.S. and over 65 countries for hundreds of educational and inspirational sessions. Visit with over 200 exhibitors for the latest publications, technology, and information. Don't take our word for it, hear what attendees have to say:
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