VietTESOL Association invites English language teaching professionals to submit proposals for VietTESOL International Convention 2020. An annual event initiated by VietTESOL Association, VIC 2020 will be held in Da Nang, Vietnam from October 16-17, 2020.

1. Aims

The VietTESOL International Convention 2020 (VIC 2020) is a collaboration between VietTESOL Association, the National Foreign Language Project and University of Foreign Language Studies – The University of Da Nang (UFLS-UDN), Viet Nam to be held from 15-17/10/2020 at UFLS-UDN, Da Nang. It is an international platform for English language teachers, researchers, administrators and enthusiasts to share and exchange ideas and thoughts, experiences and resources. It is also an opportunity for Vietnamese and foreign practitioners and researcher in the field to network and build a robust community of practice.

The VietTESOL International Convention 2020’s theme is “Innovation and Globalization”. We welcome and embrace new and contemporary approaches to innovating English language curriculum, teaching methods, testing and assessment, professional development, technology in language teaching and learning.


2. Strands

Strand 1: Technology in Language Teaching and Learning

  • Online Teaching and Learning
  • Blended Learning
  • Multimedia in Language Teaching & Learning, and Testing & Assessment
  • Using Electronic Gadgets/online Resources for English Language Teaching and Learning
  • Using Technologies in ELT
  • Learning Autonomy through Technology
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education via Online Learning Environment


Strand 2: Teaching Methods and Applied Linguistics

  • Teaching Language Skills
  • Teaching English Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
  • Teaching Vocabulary, Grammar and Pronunciation
  • Intercultural Language Teaching and Learning
  • English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
  • Global Englishes
  • Content and Language Integrated Language Learning (CLILL)
  • English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI)
  • Task and Project-Based Language Teaching (TBLT/PBLT)
  • Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • Classroom-Based Assessment
  • Test Design and Development
  • Materials/ Curriculum Development
  • Classroom Management
  • Learner Motivation and Engagement
  • Learner Autonomy


Strand 3. Professional Development

  • English Language Teacher Education
  • Professional Development
  • Communities of Practice (COP)
  • Practical Teaching Contemplation
  • Teacher Autonomy and Identity


3. Language: English


4. Time and Venue:


  • Pre-convention workshops: October 15, 2020
  • Convention dates: October 16-17, 2020

Venue: University of Foreign Language Studies – The University of Da Nang, No. 131 Luong Nhu Hoc, Khue Trung Ward, Cam Le District, Da Nang.


5.     Important Milestones





Abstract submission

June 30, 2020


Attendance confirmation and registration for presenters

(for presenters and participants)

August 15, 2020


Notification of accepted proposals

August 20, 2020


Pre-convention workshops

October 15, 2020


Convention dates

October 16-17, 2020


Full paper submission

December 15, 2020

Note: Please submit the abstracts and register at the Convention management page:


6. Proposal Submission Guidelines: (Please see the file attached)


7.      Convention Fees:





Foreign participants/presenters

100 USD


Vietnamese participants/presenters

1.200.000 VND


Vietnamese BA/MA students

800.000 VND

Account information:

  • Account name: HOI NGON NGU HOC VIET NAM
  • Account number: 2891 0000 161 196 (for VND)

                                      2891 0370 008 835 (for USD)

  • Bank: Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV)
  • Branch: Ngoc Khanh, Ha Noi

Notes: Please specify the content of the transfer according to the format: “VIC2020 - <Submission ID> - <Full name>”.


The Organizing Committee will send a confirmation by email after the delegate has finished paying the convention fee.

8.     Convention Book:

        The delegates will receive Convention Book when attending the Convention.


9.     Program Book:

           After the Convention, Organizing Committee will issue the Program Book with ISBN. The full-text reports with good review results, which are highly appreciated by the Editorial Board and presented at the Convention, will be selected to be published in the Program Book with ISBN, or a Special Issue of “Ngon Ngu va Doi Song – Language and Life”, or the “Journal of Science and Technology” of The University of Da Nang (to be advised after the Convention)

         University of Foreign Language Studies – The University of Da Nang respectfully invites all prospective interested participants to register and send the abstracts and full-text reports to Convention Organizing Committee.


Contact us:

Email:      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mobile phone:          (+84) 905 29 00 95 (Ms. Nhi Ho) or

                              (+84) 919 52 04 68 (Ms. Huong Nguyen)



Best regards

VIC2020 Organizing Committee

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