UIA Org ID: M5074 

IATEFL Membership No. 28598 

Plenary Speakers:

Timothy Ralph Woodhouse, from Cardiff in the UK, is a former Global Project Manager (GPM) for Ericsson AB in Sweden. Tim has spent the past 12 years teaching business communication and fundamental English to professionals, university undergraduates and high school students in Korea and Thailand. During his years in corporate management, he worked on implementation assignments in various countries within EMEA (Europe, Middle-east and Africa), as well as Asia, all of which included measurably improved systemic deliverables. Tim has brought his technical background and experience into the teaching sphere, providing interesting and thought-provoking perspectives to the role of the educator for today’s student. Tim is a qualified and accredited teacher, and was awarded 1st prize for his ground-breaking solution in Northern Thailand’s regional Teaching Innovative Technique Competition arranged by the Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC) in August 2016.

Kathleen B. Solon-Villaneza is a University administrator, professor and researcher. She is the director for alumni and external relations as well as the head and editor-in-chief of publications at the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) in Cebu City, Philippines. Kathleen has spent the past 15 years teaching communication, language and literature to local and international students. Affiliations to professional organizations created opportunities for Kathleen to present research and conference papers in the Philippines, Cambodia, and Thailand. Kathleen holds an MA in Literature from the University of San Carlos (USC) and a PhD in English from the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R). Her research interests include alumni relations and tracking, arts and culture, translation, onomastics, literature and new technologies. A list of her works is at

We are pleased to announce the 2nd GEN TEFL International Conference with theme “Rethinking ELT in the age of Ubiquitous Technology” in Bangkok, Thailand on July 2 – 3, 2017. GEN TEFL aims to provide an avenue for educators to learn, share and discuss ideas, strategies, techniques, methods used in ELT. With your participation in this conference, we will not only present a range of studies exploring English language teaching approaches, methodologies, technologies and common practices but work together and develop sustainable professional networks focused on the long term advancement of ELT related research and knowledge.

We welcome proposals on all aspects of TEFL, with special emphasis on the new technological solution to face TEFL. All presented papers will be considered for publishing on our GEN TEFL Journal 2017 with 
ISSN 2520 -209X

Modes of Presentation:
1) Paper Presentation (research, theory, concept, and 
practice-based papers) - 20 minutes
2) Workshop/ Demonstration (interactive sessions) – 40 minutes
3) Poster Session – 1 hour
4) Virtual Presentation

Important Dates
Abstract submission:
until 30 April 2017- Extended until 30 May 2017

please send you abstracts to:

Early bird Registration: 1 Dec. 2016 - 28 Feb. 2017

Regular Registration: 1 February - 30 April 2017
Late Registration/Onsite Registration:  1 May 2017 – 2 July 2017
Welcome Dinner for presenters: 1 July 2017 @ 6PM (Venue: TBA)
Conference Date: 2 July 2017
Excursion Trip (Optional):  3 July 2017

           (Places to visit: Floating, Market, Nongnooch Garden)

Important Dates:

Conference date: 2 July 2017

Excursion date: 3 July 2017

Full Paper Submission deadline:  15 August 2017

Journal Publication (online and print): December 2017