2nd Call for Papers: 7th International Conference on Task-based language teaching (TBLT 2017), University of Barcelona, Spain

We are calling for proposals for the 7th TBLT Conference “Tasks in Context” that will take place at the University of Barcelona from April 19-21, 2017.

Submissions are invited for individual papers, show and tell, workshops and colloquia.

Types of submissions and guidelines

Individual papers (20 minutes for presentation + 5 minutes Q&A) and show and tell (10 minutes + 5 minutes Q&A)

A submission should include:

  • an abstract (300 words maximum, excluding references)
  • a brief summary for the conference programme (50 words maximum)

Workshops (1-hour session) and colloquia (2-hour session)

Convenors should provide:

  • an abstract providing an overview of the entire workshop or colloquium (350 words maximum, excluding references), and abstracts of the individual papers in the colloquium (also 350 words maximum excluding references).
  • a brief summary for the conference programme (50 words maximum)


NEW !!!! In order to submit your proposal visit the TLBLT web site and go to ‘abstract submissions’ http://www.tblt.org/conferences/2017/.

Or use this direct link:


Presentation policy

Each participant may submit one abstract in authorship and a second one in co-authorship. A workshop/colloquium convener can also present at the workshop/colloquium or in any other presentation modality.

Language policy

The working language of the conference is English, but contributions in other European languages will also be considered. PowerPoints and other visual materials should be in English.

Key dates for submission and registration

Submissions open: May 1, 2016

NEW !!! Submissions deadline: August 31, 2016

Notification of acceptance: October, 2016

Early bird registration: November 1, 2016 February 1, 2017

Registration deadline for presenters: January 1, 2017

Early bird registrations ends and full registration begins: February 1, 2017

For any inquiries or to unsubscribe from our mailing list, you can contact us at tbltbarcelona2017@gmail.com

We look forward to welcoming you in Barcelona!

The TBLT 2017 Barcelona team

TBLT Barcelona 2017 web site: http://www.tblt.org/conferences/2017/