The Applied Linguistics Program hosts the Technology for Second Language Learning Conference (TSLL) each fall. Each year a conference organizing committee is formed to create a conference theme that reflects emerging areas of research-practice synergies. See our latest conference page here!

The Applied Linguistics Program hosted the 22nd Midwest Association of Language Testers (MwALT) conference on October 9, 2021. The conference was held jointly with the 18th Technology for Second Language Learning (TSLL) Conference.

The Applied Linguistics Program hosted a Fifteen-Year Anniversary Virtual Conference for the Doctoral Program in Applied Linguistics & Technology. The conference was held virtually December 3–5, 2020. Former graduate students in TESL/Applied Linguistics and Applied Linguistics and Technology programs presented their recent research and shared perspectives on the profession.

The Applied Linguistics Program regularly hosts the Pronunciation in Second Language Learning Conference (PSLLT) in the fall. John Levis, the founding conference organizer, edits the Proceedings of the Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching conference each year. Links to these proceedings, along with other information about each PSLLT conference thus far, may be found here.

The American Association for Corpus Linguistics Conference (AACL), was hosted jointly with the 2016 TSLL conference.

The Language Assessment Research Conference(LARC) was held on March 21-23, 2018.