The 8th International Congress on English Grammar(8thICEG)in Hong Kong follows the successes of the first seven congresses in previous years (1st ICEG 1999 2nd ICEG 2004, 3rd ICEG 2005, 4th ICEG 2007, 5th ICEG 2008, 6th ICEG 2010, 7th ICEG 2011). The Congress aims to promote interaction and discussion among researchers interested in the fields of English Grammar, Lexicography, English Linguistics, English Language Teaching, and Information and Communication Technology in Language Teaching.

Congress Theme

Grammar and Meaning in a Global World

Advisory Committee

Professor Christian Matthiessen
Chair Professor & Head,
Department of English,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Professor Huang Guowen
Dean, School of International Studies,
Sun Yat-sen University

Professor Chang Chenguang
Dean, School of Foreign Languages,
Sun Yat-sen University

Professor Liu Yi
Associate Dean, School of Foreign Languages,
Shenzhen University

Professor V Prakasam
Central Institute of English and Foreign
Languages, Hyderabad, India

Dr Danny Dayag
De La Salle University, Philippines

Important Dates

Deadline for Call for Papers
31 October 2011

Notice of Acceptance
by 15 November 2011

Early bird registration
by 30 November 2011

Cancellation (50% refunds)
by 30 November 2011
(No refund after 30 November 2011)


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong


The Conference is organised by the PolySystemic Group at the Department of English,The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Photo Album

Please download the congress photo here.

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