The 23rd MwALT Conference will be held in conjunction with ECOLT and LARC in 2022. It will hosted by the University of Chicago, Office of Language AssessmentChicago, IL, September 15-17, 2022. Thank you to Dr. Ahmet Dursun, the Director of the Office of Language Assessment, for hosting at the University of Chicago in 2022. The website for the conference and call for papers is here: 


The forward-looking plan for MwALT is that UIUC will host MwALT in 2023, Duolingo in 2024, and MSU in 2025. Plans can change, but that is the general idea. Visit this site for updates as time goes on. 


If you have information on a previous MwALT conference that does not appear on this page, please email Paula Winke ( with the information so she and the MwALT members at Michigan State can post the information on this site. Thank you!

MwALT 2021Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, held in conjunction with the 18th annual Technology for Second Language Learning (TSLL) conference. Theme: The evolving role of technology for second language assessment.Conference Call, Conference Schedule, Plenary Speaker Elvis Wagner info.
The 2020 conference was postponed due to the COVID-19 world pandemic. We missed you all so much! 
MwALT 2019Indiana University, Bloomington, Bloomington, IN. Conf. Theme: Building Pathways Between Language and AssessmentConference CallConference ProgramPlenary Speaker-Okim Kang-info, Business Meeting Agenda
MwALT 2018WIDA Consortium, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI. Conf. Theme: Ready, steady, grow! Measuring language development from pre-K through college and beyondConference CallConference ProgramPlenary PowerPoint, Business Meeting Agenda
MwALT 2017Wright State University, TESOL/Applied Linguistics Programs, Dayton, OH. Conf. Theme: Language Assessment and its Sociopolitical ContextConference CallConference ProgramPlenary PowerPoint, Meeting Minutes
MwALT 2016Purdue University, Department of English, Linguistics, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, West Lafayette, INHost Conference WebsiteConference Program
MwALT 2015English Department at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IAHost Conference WebsiteConference ProgramMeeting Minutes
MwALT 2014Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments (CaMLA) at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MIHost Conference WebsiteConference ProgramMeeting Minutes
MwALT 2013Michigan State University and the Second Language Studies Ph.D. Program, the MATESOL Program, and the College of Arts and Letters, East Lansing, MIHost Conference WebsiteConference ProgramMeeting Minutes
MwALT 2012University of Illinois, Urbana Campaign, Urbana, ILHost Conference WebsiteConference ProgramMeeting Minutes
MwALT 2011Iowa State University, Ames, IAHost Conference WebsiteConference Program
MwALT 2010Wright State University, Dayton, OH 
MwALT 2009Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 
MwALT 2008University of Iowa, Iowa City, IAMeeting Minutes
MwALT 2007University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MIConference ScheduleMeeting Minutes
MwALT 2006University of Illinois, Urbana Campaign, Urbana, ILConference ProgramMeeting Minutes
MwALT 2005Iowa State University, Ames, IAGeneral informationMeeting Minutes
MwALT 2004Wright State University, Dayton, OH 
MwALT 2003Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 
MwALT 2001English Language Institute, University of Michigan, and the Department of English Language & Literature, Central Michigan University, conf. held at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIConf. info. from Mary Spaan
MwALT 2000University of Iowa, Iowa City, IAConference Program
MwALT 1999Inaugural MwALT Conference, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA