ELT Saudi 2020

Conference - Expo - Summit

28 – 30 January 2020

King Abdulaziz University

English Language Institute

Our Visionary & Inspiring

Featured Invited Speakers

Dr. David Crystal

Eminent Linguist, Researcher, Author & Broadcaster

Scott Thornbury

Author & Teacher Educator

Jeremy Harmer

ELT Writer, Teacher, Trainer & Presenter

Nicky Hockly

Author & Director of Pedagogy, The Consultants-E

Brian Tomlinson, Ph.D.

Author, Academic & Consultant

Dr. Sohail Bajammal

Executive Director, National Center for Academic Accreditation and Assessment

Dr. Peter Watkins

Teacher, Teacher Educator & ELT Writer

Prof. Abdulmonem A. Al-Hayani

VP for Academic Affairs, King Abdulaziz University

Lou McLaughlin

Executive Director, Eaquals

John Sykes

Co-Founder and Executive Vice President North America, INTO Group

Dr. Abdullah A. Al-Bargi

Dean of the English Language Institute, Associate Professor, Author & Researcher

Thom Kiddle

Director, NILE

Mark Henebury

ELT Sector Specialist, UK Department of International Trade

Mohammed Alrashoudi

Business Development Manager, Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority

Tamer Elhamy

Vice President – Cloud Solutions and Advanced Technologies, Microsoft Arabia

Heidi E. Vellenga

Associate Director, CEA

Dr. Abdulrahman Al Shamrani

Head of the Department of Language Testing, National Center for Assessment (Qiyas)

Jo Tomlinson

Director and Author, Target English

Dr. Fahd S. Alotaibi

Head of Information System Department - Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, KAU

Khalil Nadim

Education Director, Microsoft Saudi Arabia

Yasser Alobaidan

Founder and CEO, Jawraa

Patrick Boylan

Head of Deanship Support and Professional Development Units, ELI at King Abdulaziz University

Frances Lowndes

Global Publishing Director, Cambridge University Press

Roisin Vaughan

Researcher & Senior Market Insight Manager, Cambridge Assessment English

Tim Banks

Global Manager – Teacher Development, Cambridge Assessment English

Hanni Alsufiani

Initiatives Director, The Edutainment Company

Rupert Daniels

Global Marketing Director, Cambridge University Press

Yves Khalil

Area Education Programs Lead, Microsoft Middle East and Africa

Julian Eynon

Head of Business Development Middle East & North Africa, Cambridge University Press

Amanda Ingram

Deputy Director -Saudi Arabia, British Council

Arum Perwitasari, PhD

Educator, Linguist & Researcher, ETS

Nikos Veletsos

Publishing Professional & Editor, McGraw Hill

Get Inspired!

Shift Your Perspective on Language Teaching

Join the region’s leading conference and exposition January 29th to 30th and gain insights and inspiration from one of the largest and most prestigious cohorts ever assembled of ELT authors, leaders, trainers, researchers, executives and visionaries.

Find out how leading experts and organizations are facing challenges in the field with effective and dynamic solutions and take your professional practice to new heights.

Join the Pre-Conference

Educational Leadership Summit

We’re bringing together experts, leaders, visionaries, authors and influencers together as a part of our pre-conference events at the Park Hyatt Resort on January 28th to consider the role of English language education nationwide to support Vision 2030 and Saudi Arabia’s role in the G20.

This groundbreaking summit is organized by the ELI at King Abdulaziz University in collaboration with Eaquals, INVEST SAUDI, and Microsoft.

Join us for engaging talks with senior executives from the INTO Group, Eaquals, the Institute of International Education, the UK Department of International Trade, and more .

Be sure to follow us through our media partner Arab News.

Sign-Up for the Pre-Confernce

Professional Workshop Series

Join us for a full day of engaging professional development as part of ELT Saudi 2020 pre-conference events.

Enjoy hands-on workshops from our partner network of outstanding professional development and teacher training institutions and exclusive small forum talks with ELT’s most respected and accomplished figures and you. Networking with the world’s most renowned ELT experts and innovators. .

Immerse Yourself in the Future

Microsoft Digital Village

The ELT Saudi 2020 Conference will feature an exclusive Digital Village with Microsoft, the global leader in technology and hardware innovation.

Explore the impact of AI and emerging technologies on English language education with international experts sharing their insight and experiences on best practices for leveraging tech effectively within your organization.

Join us in the conference hall on the 29th and 30th for this exciting opportunity to touch the classroom of the future with an incredible hands-on experience from Microsoft and its outstanding team of technology partners.

Proudly Supported by Our

Conference Sponsor & Partners

Explore the Region’s Most Dynamic

International ELT Exhibition

ELT Saudi 2020 will feature one of the largest and most dynamic exhibitions in the region.

Attendees can explore teaching resources, materials, online platforms, professional development courses and much more from leading institutions, organizations, publishers, training companies, event sponsor and government organizations

The exhibition is free of charge and open to the public, and is open throughout the 29th and 30th.

Maximize Your Travel & Comfort with

Venue & Accommodation Partners

Get to where you need to be on time and with ease while relaxing in the comfort of Jeddah’s leading hotels and resorts. 

Explore the King Faisal Conference Center, our incredible venue for ELT Saudi 2020.

Stay at one of our best in class partners hotels with exclusive affordable rates for conference attendees.

ELT Saudi 2020

Conference - Expo - Summit

28 – 30 January 2020

King Abdulaziz University

English Language Institute

Our Visionary & Inspiring

Featured Invited Speakers

Register Now & Get Inspired!

Shift Your Perspective on Language Teaching

Join the region’s leading conference and exposition January 29th to 30th and gain insights and inspiration from one of the largest and most prestigious cohorts ever assembled of ELT authors, leaders, trainers, researchers, executives and visionaries.

Find out how leading experts and organizations are facing challenges in the field with effective and dynamic solutions and take your professional practice to new heights.

Join the Pre-Conference

Educational Leadership Summit

We’re bringing together experts, leaders, visionaries, authors and influencers together as a part of our pre-conference events at the Park Hyatt Resort on January 28th to consider the role of English language education nationwide to support Vision 2030 and Saudi Arabia’s role in the G20.

This groundbreaking summit is organized by the ELI at King Abdulaziz University in collaboration with Eaquals, Microsoft, and INVEST SAUDI.

Sign-Up for the Pre-Conference

Professional Workshop Series

Join us for a full day of engaging professional development as part of ELT Saudi 2020 pre-conference events.

Enjoy hands-on workshops from our partner network of outstanding professional development and teacher training institutions and exclusive small forum talks with ELT’s most respected and accomplished figures and you. Networking with the world’s most renowned ELT experts and innovators. .

Immerse Yourself in the Future

Microsoft Digital Village

The ELT Saudi 2020 Conference will feature an exclusive Digital Village with Microsoft, the global leader in technology and hardware innovation.

Explore the impact of AI and emerging technologies on English language education with international experts sharing their insight and experiences on best practices for leveraging tech effectively within your organization.

Join us in the conference hall on the 29th and 30th for this exciting opportunity to touch the classroom of the future with an incredible hands-on experience from Microsoft and its outstanding team of technology partners.

Proudly Supported by Our

Conference Sponsor & Partners

Explore the Region’s Most Dynamic

International ELT Exhibition

ELT Saudi 2020 will feature one of the largest and most dynamic exhibitions in the region.

Attendees can explore teaching resources, materials, online platforms, professional development courses and much more from leading institutions, organizations, publishers, training companies, event sponsor and government organizations

The exhibition is free of charge and open to the public throughout the 29th and 30th.

Maximize Your Travel and Comfort

Venue & Accommodation Partners

Get to where you need to be on time and with ease and relax in one of Jeddah’s leading hotels. 

Explore the King Faisal Conference Center, our incredible venue for ELT Saudi 2020.

Stay at one of our best in class partners hotels with exclusive rates for conference attendees.

ELT Saudi 2020

Conference - Expo - Summit

28 – 30 January 2020

King Abdulaziz University

English Language Institute

Our Visionary & Inspiring

Featured Invited Speakers

Register Now & Get Inspired!

Shift Your Perspective on Language Teaching

Join the region’s leading conference and exposition January 29th to 30th and gain insights and inspiration from one of the largest and most prestigious cohorts ever assembled of ELT authors, leaders, trainers, researchers, executives and visionaries.

Find out how leading experts and organizations are facing challenges in the field with effective and dynamic solutions and take your professional practice to new heights.

Join the Pre-Conference

Educational Leadership Summit

We’re bringing together experts, leaders, visionaries, authors and influencers together as a part of our pre-conference events at the Park Hyatt Resort on January 28th to consider the role of English language education nationwide to support Vision 2030 and Saudi Arabia’s role in the G20.

This groundbreaking summit is organized by the ELI at King Abdulaziz University in collaboration with Eaquals, INVEST SAUDI, and Microsoft.

Join us for engaging talks with senior executives from the INTO Group, Eaquals, the Institute of International Education, the UK Department of International Trade, and more .

Be sure to follow us through our media partner Arab News.

Sign-Up for the Pre-Conference

Professional Workshop Series

Join us for a full day of engaging professional development as part of ELT Saudi 2020 pre-conference events.

Enjoy hands-on workshops from our partner network of outstanding professional development and teacher training institutions and exclusive small forum talks with ELT’s most respected and accomplished figures and you. Networking with the world’s most renowned ELT experts and innovators. .

Immerse Yourself in the Future

Microsoft Digital Village

The ELT Saudi 2020 Conference will feature an exclusive Digital Village with Microsoft, the global leader in technology and hardware innovation.

Explore the impact of AI and emerging technologies on English language education with international experts sharing their insight and experiences on best practices for leveraging tech effectively within your organization.

Join us in the conference hall on the 29th and 30th for this exciting opportunity to touch the classroom of the future with an incredible hands-on experience from Microsoft and its outstanding team of technology partners.

Proudly Supported by Our

Conference Sponsor & Partners

Explore the Region’s Most Dynamic

International ELT Exhibition

ELT Saudi 2020 will feature one of the largest and most dynamic exhibitions in the region. Attendees can explore teaching resources, materials, online platforms, professional development courses and much more from leading institutions, organizations, publishers, training companies, event sponsor and government organizations

The exhibition is free of charge and open to the public throughout the 29th and 30th.

 

Maximize Your Travel and Comfort

Venue & Accommodation Partners

Get to where you need to be on time and with ease and relax in one of Jeddah’s leading hotels. Explore the King Faisal Conference Center, our incredible venue for ELT Saudi 2020. Stay at one of our best in class partners hotels with exclusive rates for conference attendees.