Saudi Women

British Council

Monday, 08 May 2023 to Tuesday, 09 May 2023
Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University

The British Council in Saudi Arabia is proud to announce the upcoming Language Assessment Conference, to be held on 8 and 9 May 2023, at Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University, in Riyadh.

Theme and format

This year's theme, 'Innovations in English Language Assessment,' promises to be an exciting event that will showcase the latest trends and developments in the field of language assessment.

The conference will feature plenary speeches, panel discussions, and case study presentations. It aims to raise awareness of language assessment, find out new trends and challenges, and showcase the excellent work that the British Council has done in the area of English language assessment. The conference will provide an opportunity for leaders from English departments in the higher education sector and national private schools, as well as representatives from government ministries, corporate sector organizations, and other stakeholders to come together and share their experiences, knowledge, and insights. The conference is a hybrid event, with both in-person and online participation options available. The conference platform, Whova, will provide a seamless and interactive experience for online attendees.

Programme and speakers

The conference will feature five plenary sessions, delivered by our eminent external and internal speakers, in addition to two panel discussions, and two case studies. A rich agenda that can be consulted via this link

Click here to consult the full list of speakers and here for more information about our panellists.

Register to join online

This is a must-attend event for anyone who is interested in learning more about innovations in English language assessment. Click on the 'Register your interest' button, at the top of the page, to express your interest in attending the conference. We will send you joining instructions in April 2023.