Welcome to the Panama TESOL 2023 Annual Convention Proposal Submission Site

The Panama TESOL Annual Convention offers English language teaching professionals and scholars the opportunity for professional development. Educators and scholars from all over the country, both, public and private sector, exchange ideas and practices, explore a wide range of topics and current trends, expand their professional networks, engage in mentoring on research and other projects, review the latest professional publications and resources, and learn about advocacy efforts in their community and around the world.

Come Inspired, share & empower.

Join the TESOL community in Panama, and experience what makes this association unique: Engage in dialogue with present and future practitioners, administrators, researchers, and advocacy leaders about language education and policy as you enrich your knowledge, networks, and professional experience.

Important Dates Proposal deadline: July 31st, 2023

Proposal Requirements

It may not be edited after the submission deadline.

To allow for blind review, the proposal title, abstract, and description may not include information which identifies the presenter(s), including names and affiliated institutions.

For proposals with multiple presenters, all presenters must agree to participate prior to the submission of a proposal.

Proposals which promote commercial interests will be disqualified.

A presenter may submit multiple proposals, but each proposal must be submitted individually and represent a separate presentation. A single or substantially similar proposal may not be submitted to multiple strands.

    Name and Last name: (*)

    E-mail address: (*)

    Cell Phone number: (*)

    Upload a short bio: A short bio between 50-70 words must be included in the proposal along with a picture and the updated CV*

    Upload professional picture: (*)

    Abstract: Length of Abstract: Your abstract must be between 50 and 60 words (*)
    Have you presented this topic before (*)
    Session Type: You must indicate what type of session you wish to present (see Types of Presentation in Section 2 below). The proposals committee will look at your preference but may program your presentation differently if they feel it’s appropriate. Successful speakers will be informed of their session type in their acceptance letter emailed at the end of (include the date). (*)
    Audience Focus: You must indicate the audience focus (Higher education, college-level, high school, middle school, elementary, PK) (*)
    Select your preferred dates to present

    Grounds for Disqualification The proposal will be immediately disqualified if: It Is incomplete or does not follow the instructions in this Call for Proposals. Includes identifying information for the presenter(s) such as names and institutions in the title, abstract, or description. Promotes commercial interests. It iIs submitted to multiple strands, whether the proposals are identical or substantially similar. It is plagiarized.
    I have understood and agree on the terms of disqualification (*)


    Sharing your information:

    By submitting a speaker proposal, you will be agreeing that Panama TESOL shares your Name, Affiliation and Email address with the following persons: – Your Name and Affiliation will be passed to our Congress Organizer and, if selected to present at the conference, these details will be in the Congress Program, on our website and on our Congress social media Apps.

    Presentation Film:

    If you indicate that you would be happy for your presentation to be filmed, and if we do indeed include your presentation on the filming schedule, your Name, Affiliation and Email address will be passed to the Conference Online Team to enable them to contact you.