ACLL2017: Who attends?
Delegate demographics at a glance…
ACLL/ACTC 2016 in numbers…
- 200 attendees
- 27 countries
- 59% female / 41% male
- 67% faculty members
- 12% PhD or postgraduate students
The Asian Conference on Language Learning (ACLL) is now in its seventh year and is held annually alongside The Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom (ACTC). Since 2011 more than 1200 delegates have attended this annual interdisciplinary event, which takes place in Japan in the spring.
In 2016 ACLL/ACTC attracted 200 attendees representing 27 countries – a truly international event. This diversity serves as an amazing comparative and contrastive resource, especially for language teachers.
The majority of ACLL/ACTC conference attendees are university faculty, with 67% holding an academic post. At 12% of the total registered delegates, postgraduate and doctoral students make up the next largest group of attendees. The remaining attendees come from the public sector and NGOs (11%), with 9% registered as “other” and 1% from the business sector.
Gender representation at the conference was fairly equal, with 59% female and 41% male attendees.
(Source: ACLL/ACTC 2016 Conference Registration Data)