The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers and practitioners in Languages for Specific Purposes (LSP) and Professional Communication in the broad Asia-Pacific Rim region to contribute to a stimulating and dynamic exchange of ideas in communication research, practice, training, and assessment. It also marks the inauguration of the Asia-Pacific Rim LSP and Professional Communication Association. The primary aim of the proposed Association will be to promote transdisciplinary and collaborative research and training, and to facilitate sharing of resources in LSP and Professional Communication in the Asia-Pacific Rim region.
The conference is jointly organised by Department of English and Communication,
City University of Hong Kong and Research Centre for Professional Communication in English, Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.