2019 Conference on Chinese Language Education in the South Pacific

16-18 August 2019, University of the South Pacific, Fiji

About The Event

About The Event

The 2019 Conference on Chinese Language Education in the South Pacific will be held between August 16-18 this year at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji. The goal of the annual conference is to enhance the academic and practical development of Chinese language education, and to strengthen the connection between teachers, scholars, school administrators and publishers of the field. This year’s conference is themed as “Chinese Language Education in the Age of Globalization and Diversity”. There will be plenary talks, individual paper presentations, and pre-conference workshops. The conference is co-hosted by University of the South Pacific and The Consortium of the Advanced Subjects in New Zealand, organized by Pinnacle Education Group, and supported by Higher Education Press and Jinan University.

Travel Arrangement

Nadi Airport caters for all international flights in Fiji. Nadi Airport is located in Nadi, on the western side of Viti Levu. Information on flight packages to Fiji can be obtained directly from the airlines. The website addresses for the international airlines are:
Air Pacific: www.airpacific.com
Air New Zealand: www.airnz.co.nz
Korean Air: www.koreanair.com
Pacific Blue: www.flypacificblue.com
Qantas: www.qantas.com.au

Where & Conference Venue

The conference will take place at Laucala Campus of the University of the South Pacific, located on Laucala Bay Road, Suva, Fiji Islands. Suva is situated on the southeast coast of the island of Viti Levu, which is the largest island in Fiji. The map given below shows the location of the University Laucala Campus.

Transport Options from Nadi Airport to Suva

The distance from Nadi Airport to Suva is approximately 200km. You can travel by plane, public bus, taxi, tourist coach or rental car. Pacific Sun is the only domestic airline that flies from Nadi Airport to Nausori Airport; the flight takes approximately 30 minutes. It takes another 30 minutes to travel from the Nausori Airport to Suva City. Public buses and tourist coaches take 4 to 7 hours from Nadi to Suva whereas rental cars and taxis reach Suva in 3.5 hours. For safety and convenience, it is advisable to travel between Nadi and Suva during the day.

When

16-18 August 2019

Fiji Currency

The Fiji currency, known as the Fijian Dollar, is commonly depicted by the code FJD or FJ$. This is the currency that is acceptable for transactions within Fiji. Currency exchange facilities are available at the Nadi International Airport and trading banks. Traveller’s cheques can be changed at banks. Credit cards are accepted by a number of large establishments such as hotels and large supermarkets.

Honorable Speakers

Speaker 4

Professor Boping Yuan 袁博平教授

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
英国 剑桥大学

Speaker 2

Professor Hongyin Tao 陶红印教授

University of California, Los Angeles, United States
美国 加州大学洛杉矶分校

Speaker 4

Professor John Read 约翰 · 里德教授

University of Auckland, New Zealand
新西兰 奥克兰大学

Speaker 5

Professor Kang-kwong Luke 陆镜光教授

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
新加坡 南洋理工大学

Speaker 6

Professor Lawrence Zhang 张军教授

University of Auckland, New Zealand
新西兰 奥克兰大学

Speaker 1

Assoc. Prof. Linda Tsung 丛铁华教授

University of Sydney, Australia
澳洲 悉尼大学

Speaker 5

Professor Yang Zhao 赵杨教授

Peking University, China
中国 北京大学

重要嘉宾 Notable Guests

Speaker 4

Prof. 教授 ZHOU Jian

澳门理工学院

zhoujian@ipm.edu.mo

Speaker 4

Assoc. Prof. 副教授 Dan dan LI

Jinan University

lddjnu@163.com

Speaker 4

Assoc. Prof. 副教授 JIANG LILI

Hangzhou Normal University

jianglili3322@163.com

Speaker 4

Mr. 先生 Ying Liu

The University of Sydney, Australia

ying.liu2@sydney.edu.au

Speaker 4

Prof. 教授 Xinmin/鑫民 Liu/刘

中国复旦大学/日本立教大学

liuxinmin@fudan.edu.cn

Speaker 4

Assoc. Prof. 副教授 Yuhong玉红 Liu刘

暨南大学华文学院

liuyuhong@hwy.jnu.edu.cn

Speaker 4

Dr. 博士 Qingming Luo

新加坡南洋理工大学国立教育学院中文系

qingming.luo@nie.edu.sg

Speaker 4

Dr. 博士 Yawen Su

香港教育大学

103492067@qq.com

Speaker 4

Ms. 女士 Yuqing(玉卿) Sun(孙)

暨南大学华文学院

sunyuqing@hwy.jnu.edu.cn

Speaker 4

Dr. 博士 Bing WANG

Nanyang Technological University

bing.wang@nie.edu.sg

Speaker 4

Mr. 先生 Shuangcheng WANG

Shanghai normal university

w.shuangcheng@163.com

Speaker 4

Ms. 女士 Yanyan Wang

新加坡教育部课程规划与发展司

wang_yanyan@moe.gov.sg

Speaker 4

Ms. 女士 Huiping Wu

Marymount International School London

wuh@marymountlondon.com

Speaker 4

Ms. 女士 Han Xinrong

中国石油大学(北京)

1936596905@qq.com

Speaker 4

Mr. 先生 shiyi xu

上海师范大学

xsh@shnu.edu.cn

Speaker 4

Mr. 先生 Harvey Zhang

新西兰阳光中文学校

master_harveyzhang@126.com

Speaker 4

Prof. 教授 Lawrence Jun Zhang

University of Auckland Faculty of Eduaction & Social Work

lj.zhang@auckland.ac.nz

Speaker 4

Prof. 教授 SHOUYUN ZONG

Shanghai Normal University

287512313@qq.com

Speaker 4

Ms. 女士 晴 肖

香港中文大学

xiaoqing@cuhk.edu.hk

Speaker 4

Ms. 女士 兵 邵

北京师范大学汉语文化学院

shaobing1789@163.com

Abstract Submission

Submit by 16th of May 2019

Calling for submissions (second round)

We are now calling for papers from the field. Papers on any topics within Chinese language education are welcome. Individual paper presentation will be limited to 20 minutes in length, including 15 minutes of presentation and 5 minutes of discussion. Please submit your abstract at https://un9p7w.fanqier.cn/f/i84yoh by July 16. Abstracts can be written in either English (with a maximum of 300 words) or Chinese (with a maximum of 500 characters).

Conference organizing committee

Here are the members of the Committee

Speaker 2

Prof. Paul Spoonley

Honorary chair

Speaker 6

Ms. Hui Yang

Local chair

Speaker 4

Ms. Qianzhuang Yu

Local chair

Speaker 5

Ms. Winnie Liu

committee member

Speaker 6

Ms. Lillian Chen

committee member

Event Schedule

Here is our event schedule

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Registration

To be updated

Brenden Legros

Keynote

To be updated

Hubert Hirthe

Keynote

To be updated

Cole Emmerich

Keynote

To be updated

Jack Christiansen

Keynote

To be updated

Alejandrin Littel

Keynote

To be updated

Willow Trantow

Keynote

To be updated

Brenden Legros

Keynote

To be updated

Hubert Hirthe

Keynote

To be updated

Cole Emmerich

Keynote

To be updated

Jack Christiansen

Keynote

To be updated

Alejandrin Littel

Keynote

To be updated

Willow Trantow

Keynote

To be updated

Hubert Hirthe

Keynote

To be updated

Cole Emmerich

Keynote

To be updated

Brenden Legros

Keynote

To be updated

Jack Christiansen

Keynote

To be updated

Alejandrin Littel

Keynote

To be updated

Willow Trantow

Keynote

To be updated

Conference Accommodation

Conference participants will be responsible for making their own accommodation bookings directly with the hotels of their choice. There are numerous hotels in and near Suva City, ranging from 4 star to budget. We list several options nearby as follows:

Hotel 1

Tanoa Plaza Hotel Suva

Cnr Gordon & Malcolm Street
Suva
Fiji
Postal Address: PO Box 112, Suva
Phone: +(679) 331 2300
Fax: +(679) 330 1300
Website: http://www.tanoaplaza.com
Superior Room: $181.00
Deluxe Room: $200.00
Breakfast Rates
Continental Breakfast: $23.00
Full Breakfast: $32.00
All rooms are inclusive of VAT, and 5% HTT

Hotel 2

Holiday Inn Suva

501 Victoria Parade, Suva, Fiji
GPO Box 1357, Suva, Fiji
Main Line : +(679 )330 1600 Ext : 54 I Fax : +(679) 330 0251 I Mobile: (679) 874 7112
Website: http://www.holidayinn.com
Superior Garden View - $240
Superior Sea View - $283
Deluxe Garden View - $327
Deluxe Sea View - $370
All room rates quoted are inclusive of full buffet breakfast for one and 20% government taxes.

Hotel 3

Southern Cross Hotel

63 Gordon Street, P.O. Box 14641, Suva
Phone (679) 3314423 / 3314371- Fax: 3311819
E-Mail: southerncross(at)kidanet.net.fj

Hotel 1

Capricorn Apartment Hotel

7 Saint Fort Street, Suva.
P. O. Box 1261, Suva, Fiji Islands.
Ph: 679 3303732, Fax 679 3303069
Email: capricornsuva(at)connect.com.fj
Website: www.capricornfiji.com

Hotel 2

Studio 6 Apartment

1 - 3 Walu Street, Suva, Fiji
Phone: (679) 3307 477
Fax: (679) 3307 133
Email: studio6(at)unwired.com.fj
Website: http://www.studio6.com.fj
Standard Room: $80.00(VIP) /night
Garden View: $130.00(VIP)/night
Sea View: $135.00(VIP)/night
Self Contained Studio: $140.00(VIP)/night
Continental Breakfast available FJD $7.50 per person (cereal,fruit,toast,tea,coffee,juice).

Hotel 3

University of the South Pacific Campus Rooms

A small number of rooms may be available to conference participants at the University of the South Pacific’s Laucala Campus in Suva. Availability of campus rooms will depend on occupancy status at the time of the conference.
To make a booking for the University Laucala Campus rooms, please contact:
Yoreeta Deeneshwar
Phone: +679 32 32321
Fax: +679 323 1006
Email: yoreeta.deeneshwar(at)usp.ac.fj

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Conference Fees

Conference registration fees are listed as follows:

Non-student Earlybird (available until June 30)
460 USD

  • Regular Seating for 3 days’ conference talks
  • lunches, morning and afternoon teas

PAYPAL
Banquet Option

BANK DEPOSIT
Student Earlybird (available until June 30)
370 USD

  • Regular Seating for 3 days’ conference talks
  • lunches, morning and afternoon teas

PAYPAL
Banquet Option

BANK DEPOSIT
Non-student Regular
550 USD

  • Regular Seating for 3 days’ conference talks
  • lunches, morning and afternoon teas

PAYPAL
Banquet Option

BANK DEPOSIT
Student Regular
460 USD

  • Regular Seating for 3 days’ conference talks
  • lunches, morning and afternoon teas

PAYPAL
Banquet option

BANK DEPOSIT

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Address

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Phone Number

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