• Conference

    CALICO 2025

    Converging Realities and Realms of Possibility May 28-31, 2025, San Diego State University, San Diego (CA) Theme We are thrilled to announce CALICO 2025, to be held in San Diego, California, May 28–31, 2025, hosted by the Language Acquisition Resource Center at San Diego State University.  San Diego County is home to speakers of over 40 languages and from more than 130 countries. With millions of people moving between the US and Mexico each year, the San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan area is the busiest land-border crossing in the world. Inspired by this dynamic backdrop and by the vibrant linguistic and intercultural encounters that take place in this region, our conference theme…

  • Conference

    CALICO 2024

    Confluences and Connections: Bridging Industry and Academia in CALL May 21-25, 2024, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (PA) Theme The CALICO 2024 Conference welcomed our members in Pittsburgh, PA, the ‘City of Bridges’!  With its iconic spans symbolizing connectivity and progress, and its rivers joining in a spectacular confluence, Pittsburgh served as the perfect backdrop for this event.  Home to renowned academic institutions (Carnegie Mellon University, Pitt), industry leaders in technology-enhanced learning (Duolingo) and educational games (Schell Games), as well as community networks of innovative educators (Remake Learning), Pittsburgh is a place to explore confluences and make connections. Against the ever-evolving landscape of technology-enhanced language learning (TELL), our 2024 conference explored…

  • Conference

    CALICO conference

    The annual conferences of CALICO can be anytime from spring break to July, depending upon the available time of the host institution. Our conference typically lasts five days, and consists of hands-on workshops, plenary speakers, regular paper sessions, poster sessions and tech demonstrations, special interest group meetings, our awards ceremony, and social events. We typically meet face to face, but there are options for online participation, too. Upcoming conferences Past conferences

  • Conference

    CALICO 2023

    Follow the links below for archived material from the conference. Some sessions contain extra materials such as videos, slides and handouts. • Workshops, Plenary Speakers, Poster Session and Technology Showcase • Regular 30-minute sessions and Panels

  • Conference

    CALICO 2021 Virtual Conference

    Jump to Day Two, June 3rd Jump to Day Three, June 4th Virtual Day One: June 2nd, 2021 Language Learning & Technology: The Path Ahead 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM Plenary Talk: Watch Video Speaker: Mohamed Abdel-Kader 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Speakers: Jacob E Larsen, Karina Silva Using a Student Assistant Team for Educational Technology Support: Mutual Benefits, Improved Support and Innovation Watch Video Support staff face many challenges in their quest to provide high-quality support for faculty. For the past two years, the Language Studies Resource Center at Iowa State University has had to creatively use student assistants for tasks typically done by full-time staff in support of 60+ instructors and 2200+ students. This…

  • Conference,  Membership,  News

    President Message Conference Cancellation

    Dear CALICO colleagues, On behalf of the CALICO Board, it is with regret that we notify our membership and other potential conference goers that we must cancel our 2020 conference (May 25-29, 2020) at the Renaissance Downtown Seattle. We are sad to miss the community networking, sharing of knowledge, and camaraderie that the conference normally offers every year. We are planning next year’s conference already and will have more information to share soon regarding guaranteed presentation slots for those invited to present this year. If you have made reservations at the hotel, you can cancel directly with them, and if you have already registered for the conference, we will refund your registration.  On a…

  • Conference,  Membership,  News

    ALE Award 2020

    Nominations are open for CALICO’s annual Access to Language Education Award.  See the Awards Page for more detailed information about submitting a nomination as well as the past winners. Deadline March 16 to nominate for this year’s award.

  • Conference

    CALICO 2022

    Agenda plus extras where available, handouts and video. Workshops, Poster Session, Opening Plenary and Tech Showcase; Presentation Sessions and Second Plenary