2018 WAFLT-COFLT Fall Conference

The WAFLT -COFLT 2018 Fall Conference will be held on October 11-13, 2018, in Portland, OR at the Jantzen Beach Red Lion. The theme of the conference is "Where Language Educators Meet".  

Conference Registration

  • Register by October 5 to Ensure Meals 
  • We must give the hotel final meal counts on October 5.  Any conference registrations received after October 5 will not include meals.  

  • Conference Registration (does not include membership):
    $ 130 member, $ 90 student/retired member
    $ 250 non-member

Pre-and Post-Conference Workshops:  

  • Registration for pre-conference workshop is limited to 100 participants.  Register soon to reserve your spot. 
    COFLT Membership
    • COFLT 2018-19 Membership:  $50 regular, $25 student/retired

    Hotel and Transportation 
    Please plan to stay at the conference hotel.  We have arranged a special room rate for conference attendees.  Using the conference hotel registration link (link coming soon) is the only way to both guarantee our conference rate as well as give COFLT-WAFLT the "credit" towards our minimum hotel room commitment.  Staying in the hotel helps COFLT keep the conference rates lower.  The conference hotel rate is available until September 23 and is subject to availability.Rooms include complimentary wi-fi.

    Room rates: 
    Discounted rate of $135/night when you make the reservation by phone with the key phrase "WAFLT-COFLT." The Jantzen Beach Red Lion phone number for reservations is (503) 283-4466.

    Conference Address:

    909 N Hayden Island Dr

    Portland, OR 97217

    Public Transportation and Parking
    Parking is complimentary both for those staying at the Red Lion and day use for those attending the conference.

    Cancellation procedure
    If you need to cancel your conference registration, please send an e-mail to coflttreasurer@gmail.com and we will process your refund.  You will be charged a $15 cancellation processing fee per transaction.


      Conference Registration (click here)
      Conference Schedule (coming soon)
      Oregon PDU Certificate (coming soon)

      2018 Menu (click here)

      Exhibitor Registration (click here)

      Conference Schedule at a Glance

      Thursday, October 11
      • Pre-Conference Workshop 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with Paul Sandrock
      • Welcome Reception 7:30-9:30 p.m.

      Friday, October 12
      Registration Opens at 7:30 a.m.
      • 8:00-8:50 Session 1
      • 9:00-10:15 Welcome, Announcements, and Keynote Laura Terrill
      • 10:20-11:10 Session 2
      • 11:20-12:10 Session 3
      • 12:15-1:45 Lunch and Visit Exhibits
      • 1:50-2:40 Session 4
      • 2:50-3:40 Session 5
      • 3:40-4:00 Visit Exhibits
      • 4:00-4:50 Session 6
      • 5:00-5:50 Session 7
      • 6:00 Language Association Meetings
      COFLT Awards Reception 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

      Saturday, October 13
      Registration Opens at 7:30 a.m.
      • 7:40 WAFLT and COFLT General Membership Meetings
      • 7:45 Breakfast
      • 8:00-9:15 Announcements Keynote Ted Zarrow
      • 9:20-10:10 Session 8
      • 10:20-11:10 Session 9
      • 11:20-12:10 Session 10
      • 12:15-1:45 Language Lunches
      • 2:00-5:00 Post Conference Workshops with Keynoters Laura Terrill or Ted Zarrow

      Graduate Credits and Professional Development Units 

      (Watch for more information)

      Keynote Speakers

      Laura Terrill (bio coming soon)

      Ted Zarrow (bio coming soon)

      Contact COFLT:
      email us: cofltoregon at gmail com
      COFLT,  A-153, Pacific University, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove OR 97116
      COFLT is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 

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