The 5th International Conference of Conversation Analysis – ICCA-18 – will be held at Loughborough University, UK, from 11th to 15th July 2018, with pre-conference workshops running from the 9th to the 11th July.

The conference will begin at 16.30/4.30pm on Wednesday 11th July – with the first of the plenary presentations, followed by a reception (there will be tea and refreshments available earlier in the afternoon). The conference will close at 16.15/4.15pm on Sunday 15th July.

Programme update: Please see the conference programme page.


Conference registration remains open. You are reminded that presentations will be included in the programme only if the first (named) author (as submitted) has registered for the conference. So if you are a first named author who has not yet registered for the conference, please do so as soon as possible.


General enquiries about the conference should be addressed to p.drew@lboro.ac.uk.


Whether or not you are giving one of the scheduled presentations during the conference programme, you are welcome to submit an e-poster, about any aspect of your research. You can find further information about e-posters at ICCA-2018 on the drop-down menu under Submit abstract.

Special features

There will be a number of special features at the conference, including a Meet the Prof lunch for graduate students. Further information of this and other features in due course.

How to get to Loughborough University

In case you beginning to wonder about how to get to the conference, you’ll find the necessary information in this link.

ICCA 2022 Already

The Board of ISCA are now soliciting expressions of interest from those who might like to organise the ICCA after this, in 2022. Further information about how to go about bidding to hold ICCA 2022 can be found on the ISCA website. Do take a look.