We proudly present our keynotes; Yolanda Ruiz de Zarobe from University of the Basque Country, Vitoria, Alava, Spain, and Roy Lyster from McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada.
Yolanda Ruiz de Zarobe is Associate Professor in Language and Applied Linguistics at the University of the Basque Country. Her research interests are in the acquisition of English as a third language, multilingualism and Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL).
Roy Lyster is Professor of Second Language Education in the Department of Integrated Studies Education at McGill University in Canada. His research examines content-based second language instruction and the effects of instructional interventions designed to counterbalance form-focused and content-based approaches. His research interests also include professional development and collaboration among teachers for the purpose of integrated language learning and biliteracy development.
Roy will give his keynote on Wednesday, 2nd of September. Yolanda will present her keynote on Thursday 3rd of September. We are excited to have both Yolanda and Roy in our closing round-table sessions.
Please find their respectful CV's here and here, and the abstract of Yolanda's Keynote here.