Who Attends ACLL?


Delegate Demographics at a Glance

ACLL/ACTC2016 in numbers

  • 200 attendees
  • 27 countries
  • 59% female / 41% male
  • 67% faculty members
  • 12% PhD or postgraduate students

The Asian Conference on Language Learning (ACLL) is now in its seventh year and is held annually alongside The Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom (ACTC). Since 2011 more than 1200 delegates have attended this annual interdisciplinary event, which takes place in Japan in the spring.

In 2016 ACLL/ACTC attracted 200 attendees representing 27 countries – a truly international event. This diversity is an amazing comparative and contrastive resource, especially for language teachers.



      Registration Type


          The majority of ACLL/ACTC conference attendees are university faculty, with 67% holding an academic post. At 12% of the total registered delegates, postgraduate and doctoral students make up the next largest group of attendees. The remaining attendees come from the public sector and NGOs (11%), with 9% registered as “other” and 1% from the business sector.

          Gender representation at the conference was fairly equal, with 59% female and 41% male attendees.

          (Source: ACLL/ACTC2016 Conference Registration Data)