As has always been the case, the Symposium on Second Language Writing seeks to foster a strong sense of community by bringing together second language writing specialists with various levels of expertise--internationally known experts who provide insightful words of wisdom as well as fresh bloods who bring new energy and enthusiasm to the field.
Dwight Atkinson, Purdue University, USA
Alister Cumming, OISE, University of Toronto, Canada.
Paul Kei Matsuda, Arizona State University, USA
Lourdes Ortega, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
Gert Rijlaarsdam, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tony Silva, Purdue University, USA
Mark Torrance, Nottingham Trent University, UK
Invited colloqia organizers
Heidi Byrnes, Georgetown University, USA
Ilona Leki, University of Tennessee, USA
John Norris, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA
Charlene Polio, Michigan State University, USA
Rachel Whittaker, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain