AVLYST – Conversation as a tool for professional practice – Call for registration and abstracts

Conversation as a tool for professional practice (CAPP) is a one-day interdisciplinary conversation analysis conference.

24 Apr

Practical information

  • Date: 24. April 2020
  • Time: All day
  • Location: Campus Vestfold

  • Registration deadline: 1. April 2020

  • Important dates

    • 29th November 2019: Registration opens
    • 3rd February 2020: Deadline abstracts
    • 7th February 2020: Abstract acceptances
    • 1st April 2020: Registration closes



Registration fee: 995 NOK (includes coffee and lunch).

Register here before 1st of April

Registration fee for employees at USN: 350 NOK (includes coffee and lunch).

Invited Speakers

Invited speakers at the CA symposium include:

  • Charles Antaki (Professor of Language and Social Psychology, Loughborough University, UK)
  • Steven Bloch (Associate Professor of Language & Cognition, University College London, UK)
  • Myrte Gosen (Assistant Professor of Language and Social interaction, Groningen University, Netherland)
  • Tom Koole (Professor of Language and Social interaction, Groningen University, Netherland)

Pre-conference workshop/PhD course

The symposium is connected to the pre-conference workshop “Conversation analysis in education”, with workshops on CA, ELAN and transcription.

See information about the PhD-course here.

Travel and accommodation

The nearest airport is Torp Sandefjord airport. It is positioned with a 20 minutes distance from Tønsberg. Alternatively, you may fly to Oslo Airport Gardemoen and go by train from Oslo airport station to Tønsberg. The train journey takes about 2 hours. We recommend Quality Hotel Tønsberg. It is close to the train station, and is close to the venue for the dinner in the afternoon. Use the code "USN-guest 2020" when booking at Quality Hotel Tønsberg.

Hotels in Tønsberg:

How to get to Campus Vestfold.