Thank you for your interest in participating in the 2018 National Chinese Language Conference.

The National Chinese Language Conference (NCLC) provides a high–profile platform for sharing new ideas and best practices in the fields of Chinese language teaching and learning, Chinese arts and culture, and U.S.–China educational exchange. The 11th annual NCLC is organized by Asia Society and the College Board and will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah, May 17–19, 2018. The conference will focus on:
  • building and sustaining quality Chinese programs at all levels of K–12 and higher education;
  • cutting-edge approaches to teaching that incorporate culture, technology and collaborations; and
  • best practices in the classroom leading to high levels of language proficiency and cultural competency.

Educators from all areas of K–12 and higher education are encouraged to submit a proposal.

As a session presenter, you will have an opportunity to:

  • Share your knowledge and experiences, and gather valuable feedback from peers
  • Showcase your educational programs and partnerships to a national audience
  • Help shape the agenda of the Chinese language education community
  • Receive a discount on your registration fee

Please submit your proposal by 11:59 pm (Eastern Time) on Monday, October 23, 2017. The proposal submission is now closed. If you have any questions or requests regarding the submission, please contact us via

Once you have completed the application and hit the submit button, a confirmation page will appear on the screen. A notification email of the review committee's decision will be sent to the primary presenter by January 2018.

Click here for 2018 NCLC Proposal Instructions.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at Thank you!