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2019 Annual Convention and World Languages Expo

November 22-24, 2019
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001
(Pre-convention Workshops – November 21, 2019)

The ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo is where language educators from around the world come to meet! This global event brings together more than 8,000 language educators from all languages, levels, and assignments. Our goal is to provide a comprehensive professional development experience that will have an impact on language educators at all levels of teaching and in turn help their students to succeed in their language learning process.

Opening General Session Keynote Speaker

Raghida Dergham, Founder and Executive Chairman of Beirut Institute and International Correspondent
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Friday, November 22 from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.
Topic:  Dare to Differ: Empowerment, Respect and Inclusion

The NEW Closing General Session Speaker

Christopher Emdin, assistant professor of science education at Teachers College, Columbia University
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sunday, November 24 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Topic: Teaching and Learning from the Student’s Standpoint

Click here to learn more about each of these dynamic speakers.