The conference takes place in the main building of  Estonian University of Life Sciences/ Eesti Maaülikool

(Kreutzwaldi Street 1a, Tartu)

DAY 1           2 June 2011 Thursday

9.00 – 9.30 REGISTRATION (next to the entrance to the hall of the main building)

9.30 – 9.45  INTRODUCTION (the hall of the main building)

                 Mait Klaassen, Rector of Estonian University of Life Sciences

                 Ülle Sihver, Head of Language Centre of Estonian University of Life Sciences

9.45 – 10.30 PLENARY SESSION  (the hall of the main building)

                 Prof. Krista Vogelberg, University of Tartu, Estonia Models of communication and their implications for LSP teaching

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break and Poster Presentations

11.00 – 12.00 PARALLEL  SESSIONS

Track 1 (Room 104)

- Agnieszka Krężlewicz (Warsaw University, Poland) Developing Interculturality through Specialized Content

- Alice Ying Nie (US Department of State English Language Fellow, Budapest, Hungary) "Content Integrated English Language –Teaching Academic Language"

Track 2 (Room 036)

- Laane, Mare-Anne (Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia) Strategies of hedging in science writing

12.00 – 13.30 Lunch (Cafeteria of the main building)

13.30 – 14.30 PARALLEL  SESSIONS

Track 1  (Room 104)

- Birthe Mousten (Aarhus School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University, Denmark) Domain Loss in LSP domains and Gaps in the Mental Lexicon: Challenges for domain experts and alienation and exclusion of non-domain experts

- Priit Kulu, Jakob Kübarsepp, Mart Saarna (Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia) Development of Terminology in the Field of Mechanical Engineering

Track 2 (Room 036)

- Butylov N.V. (Saransk, Russia) To the Question of Mordovian Terminology

- Bzdak, Rafał (Warsaw University, Poland) Linguistic Corpora in English Teaching at a Technical University

14.30 – 15.30 Coffee break and Round-table: English for Any Purpose? Re-examining learning, teaching and LSP in the 21st century (Room 104)

Jennifer Uhler (organizer), University of Tartu,

Jen MacArthur, University of Vaasa

Djuddah Leijen, University of Tartu

17.00 – 18.30 A tour around Tartu (Kaarin Raud) starting at Town Hall square (RAEKOJA PLATS) next to the fountain “Kissing students”

19.00-21.00 Welcoming Reception in Baer House (Veski Street 4, Tartu, Estonia)


DAY 2            3 June 2011FRIDAY

10.00 – 11.00 PLENARY SESSION (the hall of the main building)

Irina Koksharova (EMÜ, Estonia) (introductory words)

Birthe Mousten (Aarhus School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University, Denmark) LSP Mediators Bridging the Science-to-Public Encounter    

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 – 12.30 PARALLEL  SESSIONS

Track 1 (Room 104)

- Irina Petrova (Virumaa College of Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia) What current trends in LSP may tell us about its future

- Peep Nemvalts (Tallinn University, Estonia) Language of science: speciality-centred or supradisciplinary?

Track 2 (Room 036)

- Elena Chiocchetti & Natascia Ralli (Institute for Specialised Communication and Multilingualism European Academy of Bolzano (EURAC), Italy) How to make everyone (quite) happy with their terminology training

- Margevica, Ieva, Grinbergs, Eriks, Ozolina, Laila (Latvia) Interactive English Language Lessons for Improving Professional Terminology Acquisition in Vocational Education

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.00 PARALLEL  SESSIONS

Track 1 (Room 104)

- Natalja Zagura (University of Tartu, Estonia) Integrating CLIL into the course of Business English

Track 2 (Room 036)

- Malgorzata Forys (University of Warsaw, Poland) Cognitive processes in content-mediated language instruction

- Ieva Knope, Inese Ozola (Latvia University of Agriculture) Students’ Needs Analysis for ESP Course Design at Latvia University of Agriculture

15.00 – 16.00 Coffee break and Closing sessions (round table Irina Koksharova and prof. Ann Johns via skype) (the hall of the main building)

16.00-16.15 PRESENTATION OF EDICC (the hall of the main building)

 - Irina Koksharova, Estonian University of Life Sciences, University of Tartu, Estonia

16.15 – 16.30 CLOSING THE CONFERENCE (the hall of the main building)

- Ülle Sihver, Head of EMÜ Language Centre, Estonia

Language Centre
Fr.R.Kreutzwaldi 1, Tartu 51014, Estonia, phone +372 731 3162, e-mail: