Confirmed keynote speakers:

1. Dr. Marianne Nikolov, University of Pécs

Marianne Nikolov is Professor Emerita of English Applied Linguistics at the University of Pécs, Hungary. Early in her career, she taught English as a foreign language to young learners for a decade.

Her research interests include: the age factor; early learning and teaching of modern languages: assessment of processes and outcomes in language education; individual differences such as aptitude, attitudes, and motivation contributing to language development; teacher education, teacher's beliefs and practices, and language policy.

Her publications include longitudinal classroom research and large-scale national assessment projects. For her full CV see her website.

2. Prof. Dr. Piotr Cap, University of Lodz