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Panel Discussion: IATET – International Association of Technical English Teachers

9. Oktober 2010 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday, 9 October 2010 – 1pm GMT – 3pm GMT
Hawaii 3am, Los Angeles 6am, New York 9am, London 2pm, Paris 3pm, Dubai 5pm, New Delhi 6:30pm, Beijing 9pm, Tokyo 10pm, Sydney 12am (Sat/Sun midnight)
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IATET is the International Association of Technical English Teachers, a newly founded group of ESP professionals (English for Specific Purposes).

Tech activities which work!

Vicki Hollett, USA
Genevieve Besser, Germany
Björn Sauerhammer,
Duncan Baker, Lydbury English Center, UK
Paul East, Pyramid Group, Germany

Moderator: Cornelia Kreis-Meyer, CK Translation, Germany

For the complete program see HERE

About Duncan Baker
Duncan started life as a submarine navigator and was then in the Diplomatic Service for 9 years. It was here, learning Arabic, that Duncan realised there had to be a better way of teaching languages. Since 1985 he has run Lydbury English Centre with his wife Rita. They offer short, intensive, residential, immersion courses in English for business and professional purposes to international corporate clients, small companies and individuals. He is on the BESIG committee and is the UK coordinator for IATET. He enjoys sailing and playing the bassoon. Duncan and Rita have 4 adult children and 3 wonderful grandchildren.

About Paul East
Paul East is the founder and managing director of The Pyramid Group which offers a range of specialist English training (ESP) as well as providing translations and interpreting in 58 languages. He is also the owner of eBooks World, an online publishing venture. Paul is the President of the International Association of Technical English Trainers (IATET), Joint Coordinator of IATEFL BESIG (the world´s leading Business English teachers association) and a board member of EULETA (European Legal English Teachers Association). Memberships include Arbeitskreise für Technikgeschichte, Ulm, Ulm / Neu-Ulm Marketing Club and the BVMW (Bundesverband mittelständische Wirtschaft Unternehmerverband Deutschland e.V.).

About Vicki Hollett
Vicki Hollett is an award winning author who has written many business and technical English courses for Oxford University Press and Pearson Longman. Vicki has taught English in Algeria, Japan and the UK and run teachers’ workshops in many countries in Europe, the Far East and South America. She has also trained teachers for the LLCI’s Diploma in English for Business, conducted syllabus development work for Cambridge ESOL and teaches online on the New School MATESOL program. British by birth she now lives in the US where she’s blogging about learning to speak ‘merican at

About Björn Sauerhammer
(pls see the bio in the comment below at the bottom of the page, this summary only allows for 4000 characters)

About Genevieve Besser
(bio below)

Panel Discussion: IATET – International Association of Technical English Teachers


9. Oktober 2010
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


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