Pedagogical University in Kraków, Poland.
Keynote speakers :
Francesca Helm - a researcher at the Department of Politics, Law and International Studies at the University of Padova, Italy. She has engaged in different types of virtual exchange programmes such as the Soliya Connect Program and Sharing Perspectives in various guises - as researcher, practitioner and also advocate.
Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk - a professor of linguistics working at Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics, University of Lodz, Poland. Her research interests are cognitive linguistics and corpus analysis and their applications in translation studies and computer-mediated communication.
Steve Thorne - a professor of Second Language Acquisition, based at the Department of World Languages and Literatures at Portland State University (USA), and in the Department of Applied Linguistics at the University of Groningen (the Netherlands). His research utilizes cultural-historical, usage-based, distributed and critical approaches to language development, often with a focus on human interactivity in technology-culture contexts.