PROGRAM

Below is a preliminary program (download as PDF in wide format):

Subject to change.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1
8.30 amRegistration
9.00 amWorkshop sessions
10.30 amCoffee
11.00 amWorkshop sessions
1.00 pmLunch
2.00 pmWorkshop sessions
3.30 pmCoffee
4.00 pmConference opening
4.30 pmPLENARY
Joan Bybee (New Mexico):
Factors conditioning phonetic variation:
English predicative and attributive adjective constructions
5.30 pmWelcome reception
SUNDAY, JUNE 2
8.45 amHousekeeping
9.00 amPLENARY
Rajend Mesthrie (Cape Town):
Grammaticalisations in South African Englishes:
Roles for retention, innovation and adoption
10.00 amCoffee
10.30 amGeneral session
12.00 pmLunch & Board Meeting
2.00 pmGeneral session
3.30 pmCoffee
4.00 pmGeneral session
6.00 pmBoard Meeting
7.00 pmCity Walk
MONDAY, JUNE 3
8.45 amHousekeeping
9.00 amPLENARY
Natalia Levshina (Leipzig):
How efficient is English grammar?
A new perspective on alternations
10.00 amCoffee
10.30 amGeneral session
12.30 pmWalk to Neuchâtel Pier
1.00 pmLunch on a boat
2.30 pmBoat Cruise Lac Neuchâtel
4.30 pmLaténium Museum
6.00 pmReturn to Neuchâtel Pier
TUESDAY, JUNE 4
8.45 amHousekeeping
9.00 amPLENARY
Lisa Lim (Hong Kong / Sydney):
Heritage language in time: Postvernacular vitality, authenticity, and branding in the post-digital experience ecology
10.00 amCoffee
10.30 amPOSTER PLENARIES
11.00 amPoster session & Coffee
12.30 pmLunch & Board Meeting
2.30 pmGeneral session
4.30 pmGeneral assembly
7.00 pmGala dinner
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5
8.45 amHousekeeping
9.00 amPLENARY
Monika Bednarek (Sydney):
Newsworthiness: A corpus linguistic approach
10.00 amCoffee
10.30 amGeneral session
12.30 pmConference closing & farewell
1.00 pmICAME40 ends