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Archived Content from Conference Held in October 2016
Sixth International Conference on Immersion and Dual Language Education
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Conference Schedule

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 School Visits
Morning School visits (pick ups begin at 7:15 a.m.; tours are 3.5-4 hours long)
Thursday, October 20, 2016 Preconference Workshops and Conference Opening
8 am–6:00 pm Registration
9:00–11:30 am Morning Pre-Conference Workshops
1:30–4:00 pm Afternoon Pre-Conference Workshops
5:00 pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Bilingualism in Education: Implications for Bilingual Education and Minority Language Students
Ellen Bialystok
6:30 pm Reception, Cash Bar
Friday, October 21, 2016 Concurrent Sessions and Plenaries
8:00 am

Presentation of Awards

Morning Plenary
Is there Really a Labor Market Advantage to Bilingualism in the US?
Patricia C. Gándara

10:00 am Morning Sessions 1
SwapShop Session I
11:15 am Morning Sessions 2
SwapShop Session II
12:30 pm Lunch
1:45 pm Afternoon Plenary
Indigenous Revitalization-Immersion and the Home-School-Community Connection—Research and Praxis Across Contexts
Teresa L. McCarty
3:00 pm Afternoon Sessions 1
4:15 pm
Afternoon Sessions 2
(4:00-5:30) Laptop Poster Sessions
6:30–11:00 pm Dinner / Dance
Saturday, October 22, 2016 Concurrent Sessions and Plenaries
8:00 am
Morning Plenary
Beyond the Immersion Revolution: Meeting Ongoing Challenges
Tina Hickey
10:00 am Morning Sessions 1
11:15 am Morning Sessions 2
12:30 pm Lunch
1:45 pm Afternoon Sessions 1
3:00 pm Afternoon Sessions 2
4:15–5:30 pm
Afternoon Plenary and Conference Closing
"All Politics Is Local"…and So Is Language Teaching
Patsy Lightbown

























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