The 2016 ASILE Conference will be hosted by the INTAN (Indonesian Teachers’ Association of South Australia).
The theme for 2016 is “INDOVASI menuju paradigma baru” (moving into a new paradigm) in Indonesian language education.
This theme has been chosen specifically to provoke our thinking about the future of Indonesian language teaching and research. As a field, we find ourselves in challenging times. On the one hand there is much rhetoric about the importance of our relationship with Indonesia and the value of learning Indonesian, and yet on the other hand, we have fewer programs and studying the language than in previous years. We are in rapidly changing times, with shifting political and economic forces, increased mobility, expanding communication technologies and networks, and demands on us to be innovative and agile.
It is within this context that participants are asked to consider the future of Indonesian language and culture teaching and research. We ask: What do we imagine the future will look like? What will it mean for future generations to learn Indonesian? How might we respond to these challenges and opportunities? What will we need to realise our vision?
All participants interested in these questions and more are encouraged to attend the conference and contribute to the dialogue about the future of our field, and to shape a paradigma baru together.
For information on ASILE 2016 go to: http://asileconference2016.weebly.com
Early Bird Registration – opening soon
Early Bird Registration: $300
Standard Registration: $350
Student / Non-practicing Teacher Registration: $250
International participant: $300
Conference presenters: $300
Single day registration (Saturday or Sunday) $180
Visit http://asileconference2016.weebly.com for details on what is included in your conference registration.