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Conferences & AGM

Everything you need and want to know about the ETAS annual conference in January.

37th Annual Conference and AGM, Online 2021

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Registration and the digital programme will be available very soon but we just can't wait to tell you about the great speakers and workshops the events team has lined up for our Annual Conference, which will be held online on Saturday, January 16th 2021.

36th Annual Conference and AGM, Zug 2020

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Some feedback from the attendees:

  • "As a first-time attendee and teaching student, I was blown away by just how friendly everyone was. I truly felt "at home" and will surely be coming again, thank you!"
  • "It's not just the great workshops but the chance to share with other English teachers that makes ETAS events a must!"
  • "There's no need to feel lost and lonely in the Swiss world of ELT, because there's ETAS. Take home some good ideas, meet people, you're not alone!"

35th Annual Conference and AGM 2019 in Zofingen

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Some feedback from the attendees:

  • 'The energy I get from meeting motivated, enthusiastic, like-minded colleagues is the best part of every ETAS event!'
  • 'I could take lots of useful new ideas to apply in class. You're missing a good chance to invest in yourself.'
  • 'Feel surprisingly energized after the conference weekend, even though it was in the middle of two busy work weeks.'

33rd Annual Conference and AGM 2017 - Zürich

ETAS Members and guests who attended our 33rd Annual Conference and AGM were inspired and challenged by internationally renowned plenary speakers Sarah Mercer, Jeremy Harmer, Herbert Puchta and Carole Robinson, and 35+ other workshop presenters. Each presenter gave us unique insights into their respective fields of ELT, as participants took notes, shared ideas, and enjoyed the exceptional networking possibilities with like-minded from all over Switzerland and neighboring countries.

32nd Annual Conference and AGM 2016 - Zürich

The 32nd Annual Conference and AGM took place on 23 + 24 January in the Kantonsschule Zurich Nord. With three excellent plenary speakers, engaging workshops, and an excellent book exhibtition, participants were abuzz with all the new information and friends gained at this year's event. 

31st Annual Conference and AGM 2015 - Bern

Another successful Annual Conference and AGM has passed. A big Thank You to everyone who helped make it a great success. Also a big Thank You to the many people who joined us in meeting new people and participating in the great workshops.

30th Annual Conference and AGM 2014 - Thun

ETAS members were treated to a beautiful, huge birthday cake in commemoration of its 30th anniversary during the evening dinner of the Annual Conference and AGM, held in the Kultur- und Kongresszentrum in Thun.

Birthday cake sponsored by Oxford University Press

29th Annual Conference and AGM 2013 - Sierre

Some 300 teachers and trainers gathered in the Swiss town of Sierre to discuss the latest developments in their profession.

The topics ranged from English in primary schools to the world of business, including a presentation give by Ian McMaster with Martin Beck of MONDIALE-Testing on the needs of learners of technical English.