We encourage you to submit abstracts that address topics in bilingual child, adult, and heritage-speaker processing, including but not limited to the following:

  • Phonetic, phonological, lexical, morphological and syntactic processing
  • Crosslinguistic influence in bilingual speech production and comprehension
  • Code-switching
  • Cognitive consequences of multilingualism
  • Language processing in attrition
  • Implications of multilingual language processing for teaching
  • Neuroscientific studies of bilingual processing
  • Multimodal language and communication


  • Abstract submission opens on November 15th, 2019.
  • Abstract submission closes on January 15th, 2020 (23:59 GMT).

Submit your abstract via EasyChair.

Formal requirements

Abstracts should be maximally 250 words (excluding references) and fit on a single page. Abstracts should be submitted as PDF files.

If you submit an abstract for the pre-conference workshop “Teaching L2 Learning”, please also state your professional background (not included in the word count).


We use a double-blind peer review procedure. Please do not include author information or affiliations in your abstract. Please remove metadata (author name or other information that might identify you) from the PDF.

Main conference or pre-conference workshop

As part of your submission, you will be asked for which part(s) of the conference you want your abstract to be considered:

  • Only for the main conference
  • Only for the pre-conference workshop “Teaching L2 Listening”
  • Either for the main conference or for the pre-conference workshop “Teaching L2 Listening”