Logo for "ELN – English as a Lingua Nordica".

English as a Lingua Nordica – Language in a Changing World (#ELN2024) conference will be held at Visitor and Innovation Centre Joki in Turku/Åbo, Finland, 30–31 August 2024. Registration will open in May 2024.

English as a Lingua Nordica (ELN) is a seminar series by Nordic Editors and Translators (NEaT), a community of English-language professionals in and beyond the Nordic countries. 

We are happy to announce that in 2024, we will be organizing our first two-day conference under the ELN concept together with trade union Kieliasiantuntijat (Language Experts): English as a Lingua Nordica – Language in a Changing World (#ELN2024).

Turku/Åbo is a bilingual city in southwest Finland, with a direct ferry link to Stockholm, good train connections to Helsinki, and a strong tradition of language and translation studies. The venue, Visitor and Innovation Centre Joki, is located at the heart of the Turku Science Park, between the universities.

The theme for 2024 is Language in a Changing World. See programme and information.

We offer our partners a range of packages, including visibility both at the event and beforehand, on this website and on social media. If you are interested to sponsor the conference, please fill in this form.