[lg policy] Immersion Conference 2012: Early Registration Deadline is June 29

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Immersion Conference 2012: Early Registration Deadline is June 29



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*The early bird registration deadline is June 29, 2012.*
Immersion 2012:
Bridging Contexts for a Multilingual World
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*October 18-20, 2012*
*Crowne Plaza Riverfront Hotel*
*St. Paul, Minnesota, USA*

Featured Plenary Speakers

*Donna Christian**
Center for Applied Linguistics, USA *
*Ester de Jong**
University of Florida, USA*
*Tīmoti Kāretu**
Te Panikiretanga o Te Reo,
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, New Zealand
**Roy Lyster**
McGill University, Canada *
*Merrill Swain**
University of Toronto, Canada*

Conference Description

The fourth international conference on immersion education brings together
researchers and educators from one-way world language immersion, two-way
bilingual immersion, and indigenous/heritage immersion for language and
culture revitalization to engage in research-informed dialogue and
professional exchange across languages, levels, learner audiences, and
sociopolitical contexts. This unique conference includes five plenaries, many
paper presentations and
symposia<http://ecommunication.umn.edu/t/306212/2584096/104822/0/>,
two lunches and a fun dinner-dance.  And, for an additional fee,
participants can choose from the following options:

   - Wednesday School
Visits<http://ecommunication.umn.edu/t/306212/2584096/103718/0/>–choice
   of 7 different immersion education contexts
   - Thursday Pre-conference
Workshops<http://ecommunication.umn.edu/t/306212/2584096/103719/0/>–9
   options in the morning and 10 in the afternoon

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register <http://ecommunication.umn.edu/t/306212/2584096/103721/0/> on the
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