Conaplin is an annual conference held by Balai Bahasa UPI as an event for applied-linguistics practitioners and enthusiasts to share their knowledge and experiences and build networks among the experts on the field, as well as publishing their works.

This year is the 16th consecutive year of the conference, a reference to the name of the conference: Conaplin 16.

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Important Dates

Abstract Submissionno later than July 13, 2023
Abstract Acceptance Notificationno later than July 13, 2023
The Conference's DatesJuly 17 & 18, 2023
Full Paper SubmissionNo later than July 31, 2023
Presenter RegistrationNo later than July 13, 2023
Participant RegistrationNo later than July 13, 2023
Payments (Presenters or Participants)No later than July 13, 2023

Theme / Scope

  • Multilingualism and Plurilingualism
  • Multilingual Education
  • English/Indonesian as Lingua Francas
  • Language Acquisition
  • Cross-Cultural Awareness and Education
  • Language Curriculum and Material Development
  • Language Policies
  • Language Preservation/Maintenance
  • Dynamic Assessment
  • Language pedagogy: Theory and Practice
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Language and MediaTechnology-related Studies in Language Teaching and Learning
  • Computer-/Mobile-Assisted Language Learning
  • Digital Literacies
  • English for Specific Purposes
  • Interpretation and Translation
  • Critical Literacy and Pedagogy
  • Transnationalism/Study Abroad
  • Indonesian for Foreigners (BIPA)


Keynote Speaker(s)

Jim Martin

The University of Sydney

Jan Hardman

University of York

Plenary Speaker(s)

Rouli Esther Pasaribu

Universitas Indonesia

Iwa Lukmana

Pusat Penguatan dan Pemberdayaan Bahasa


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