Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Who are the convenors of the conference?

The convenors of ICALLE 2020 are Dr. Rochelle Irene Lucas and Dr. Paolo Nino Valdez, from the Department of English and Applied Linguistics, Brother Andrew Gonzalez FSC College of Education, De La Salle University.

Q: When is the call for papers and where do I find the registration information?

The call for papers is open from May 31, 2019 to October 15, 2019. You may send your abstracts via Easychair. The registration information can be found here.

Q: Do I need a visa to attend the conference?

Most foreign citizens are not required to secure a visa when visiting the Philippines. Should you have any questions, you may refer to the visitor visa policy of the Philippines through this link, via the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs.

Q: Where can I find maps of and travel guides to Manila? Is there Wi-Fi access?

Maps of Manila and its surrounding cities are readily available online. LonelyPlanet offers a travel guide of Manila - click on this link to access it. For information regarding transportation and accommodation, please refer to the 'Travel' tab at the top of this page.

The conference venue has Wi-Fi access. Outside of the venue, however, Wi-Fi is not easily available. Please make sure to download or take a screen shot of directions or addresses that you need before leaving your hotel or the conference venue.

Q: Are there ATMs and banks available near the conference venue? Where can I change my money?

There are several Automated Teller Machines (ATM) located inside the conference venue that accepts all credit or debit cards (Visa or Mastercard). For foreign-issued cards, local ATMs charge a Php200 fee in addition to other charges.

Banks are available around the De La Salle University campus. These are open from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM. 

Reliable money changers are available inside the airport, groceries, shopping malls, and banks. Western Union is also available.