We support a range of conferences and events throughout New Zealand.

August 30th 2024 9AM-5PM

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Please send abstracts by e-mail to: by midnight on Monday, June 3rd, 2024.

Notifications of abstract acceptance will be communicated no later than July 1st 2024.
Registrations for presenters close on July 31st 2024.
Registrations for attendees close on August 14th 2024. 

The ALANZ Writing Special Interest Group (SIG) is a community of researchers who are interested in analysis of written text, teaching and/or learning of writing at any level in English, Māori, or any Pacific language. The SIG has an online community, as well as an annual symposium and occasional publication opportunities. Membership of the SIG is free to all members of ALANZ. 

25-27 November 2024

The theme of the 2024 joint conference is: Applied linguistics for a just society: Advancing equity, access, and opportunity.
The Call for abstracts closes on 31 May 2024.
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Saturday, 25 November 2023

The 2023 ALANZ Symposium (Applied linguistics: Looking forward and looking backward) is taking place on Saturday, 25 November 2023 at the University of Auckland.

The symposium programme is now available: ALANZ 2023 Symposium Programme. You can also down ALANZ 2023 Symposium Abstracts. The Symposium will be preceded by a social event on Friday evening (24 November, 2023).

13-15 December 2023

Conference registration is now open, with early bird registration extending until 30 June 2023. 

In addition to the conference, we are also hosting the Wellington Vocabulary Research Summer School 2023 on the days of 11 and 12 December 2023. The Vocabulary Research Summer School is a separate registration and is open to all conference delegates interested in attending. The summer school is in-person only.  


25 -27 November 2022 (postponed from November 2021)

Conference website:
The Conference theme: Applied linguistics in the Asia-Pacific region.

Saturday 27 November 2021
Diverse approaches in Applied Linguistics: Exploring perspectives, building connections
Saturday 28 November
Conference Theme: Teaching to the Times

Conference SlideShow

ALANZ 2020 Symposium Programme – Download programme pdf

ALANZ 2020 Symposium Abstracts – Download Abstracts pdf

19-20 November 2020

The event will take the form of a small and relatively informal online conference and marks the 30th anniversary of the LTRC and the 10th anniversary of ALTAANZ.

Saturday 28 November
Conference Theme: Teaching to the Times.

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