We are pleased to announce that the 5th International Conference of Conversation Analysis – ICCA-18 – will be held at Loughborough University, UK, from 11th to 15th July 2018.

Plenary speakers will be:

  • Rebecca Clift – University of Essex, UK
  • Aug Nishizaka – Chiba University, Japan
  • Jeff Robinson – Portland State University, US
  • Marja-Leena Sorjonen – University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Tanya Stivers – UCLA, US

The conference will be preceded by a programme of pre-conference workshops, of the kind that were so popular when offered for the first time at ICCA-14 in UCLA. These workshops will run from the 9th to the 11th July.

You will find information about Paper and Panel Submissions, e-Posters, Registration & Accommodation, the Organising and Scientific Committees, Prizes and Awards and much else throughout the site.

Submit abstract

Online abstract submissions, for papers and panels, will remain open until the 30th September.


Conference registration is now open. Early Bird registration rates will apply until the end of January 2018, after which an increased tariff will apply. (Please note that registration will be a condition of inclusion on the programme, which will be drawn up in November).


General enquiries about the conference should be addressed to ICCA2018@lboro.ac.uk. Enquiries about abstract submission and panel proposals, and about e-Posters, may be made via the links shown on the relevant pages.