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Conference 2019

NZ Ling Soc - University of Canterbury

To be held at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ

in the International Year of Indigenous Language

28-29 November 2019

A pre-conference workshop will be held on the 27 November. The topic will be open science practices for linguists – including pre-registration, sharing your data and analysis, science communication. Click here for a link to information about the pre-conference workshop.

The final revised programme is available here. Please note the earlier finish on Friday: Ling Soc 2019 programme

Registration is now available at this link – registration is $140 for academics/waged and $55 for students/unwaged. The registration includes lunches and morning and afternoon teas. There is no charge for attending the pre-conference workshops on 27 November. The conference dinner, to be held on the evening of Thursday 28th will be $50. Accommodation information is available below.

Important dates

  • 1st April 2019

    Call for abstracts (papers and posters)
  • 31st July 2019

    Deadline for abstracts
  • 27th November 2019

    Pre-conference workshop on open science practices for linguists
  • 28th November 2019

    First day of the two day conference

Contact info: Jeanette King (

The conference will be held on the University of Canterbury campus in the North Arts Lecture block located at H4 on this campus map. For those with smart phone and computer access “North Arts Lecture Theatre” is a destination on Google maps.

Accommodation on campus is available from $73 per night at UC Accommodation by entering the code NZLinguistics2019 – this code is automatically entered if you click this link. You can also book extra nights before and after the conference.

There are a number of motels within walking distance to the campus, including:
Academy Motor Lodge – Creyke Road
Apollo Motel – Riccarton Road