Daily Archives: March 5, 2015

#ililc5 – from zeitgeists to cupcakes…

Once again last weekend it was my privilege to attend the annual ICT Links Into Languages Conference (ILILC) at Southampton University. I have been to all 4 previous events – and they have given me renewed impetus, fresh ideas and approaches and a chance to renew friendships, forge new ones and turn virtual camaraderie with the #mfltwitterati into genuine, warm relationships.

For the first time this year, I submitted a proposal for a presentation, and was both delighted and slightly nervous to have my submission accepted! Having seen at first hand the quality of the presentations from previous vintages, I knew what I had to live up to… I used Powtoon to frame my ideas, and my presentation can be viewed below (although the embedded hyperlinks will not take you anywhere in particular – but you’ll get the idea, hopefully!)

Questions, questions, questions

I was pretty pleased to get my presentation out of the way quite early on the first morning of the weekend, allowing me to relax and enjoy the rest of the event! As always, it was almost impossible to choose between the three or four talks on offer in each of the 8 sessions, and I am always so glad that my fellow attendees blog so extensively about the ones I missed. I will try and collate as many of those as I can in a future post.

I am also going to write a post about each of the sessions I attended – but that will have to be for another night, as I am still t.o.t.a.l.l.y. s.h.a.t.t.e.r.e.d…

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#28wordsofwriting – time to reflect

Been thinking about #ililc5 since last Sunday evening, when the cognitive overload finally reached full capacity… The working week doesn’t lend itself to blogging, I find. Here goes…