2023 ELATE Summer Conference - National Council of Teachers of English

Conference Details

Join ELATE for the 2023 Summer Conference at Georgia State University, Atlanta, July 6–9.

National Center for Civil and Human Rights

The facilitators of “Beyond a ‘Field Trip’: Exploring the Rhetorical Space of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights” welcome ELATE 2023 attendees to sign up to attend this interactive and engaging, off-site, session at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights on Saturday, July 8, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. The National Center is within walking distance of Georgia State University. The admission cost to the National Center for Civil and Human Rights is $20, which will be precollected. Learn more and sign up today.


Registration is now open for ELATE 2023 with the following rates:

  • ELATE members: $300
  • NCTE members: $375
  • Nonmembers: $400
  • Students: $175

Registration will include access to more than 60 sessions and plenaries as well as four meals in the GSU Piedmont Central Dining Hall and a reception.

Dorm registration will not be refundable after June 6, 2023. Additionally, any general ELATE Summer Conference registration cancellations after June 6, 2023, will be subject to a $25 processing fee.



Dorm room registration at GSU is now closed. For those that registered for dorm rooms, learn more about dorm housing.

ELATE Special Group Rate

$129/night plus taxes and fees at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Atlanta Downtown, 111 Cone St NW #2c, Atlanta, GA 30303. Guests must book their reservations by June 26, 2023, in order to take advantage of special group rate. Book online or call the toll-free Reservations Number to book a reservation 1-800-465-4329. Let the Reservations Representative know that you are booking a room at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Atlanta Downtown with the special group code ESC.

  • Guest must provide a valid credit card at time of booking. If guest is planning on using a company check, check must be received 14 days prior to arrival. The Guest Name and Confirmation number must be written on the memo portion of the check.
  • Guest must call and cancel 48 hours prior to arrival to avoid the cancellation penalty of the first night’s room and tax.
  • Hotel will authorize the first night’s room and tax 48 hours prior to arrival.
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Earn Graduate Credit for ELATE 2023 Participation

ELATE Conference attendees can register for graduate level credit through the University of San Diego. To be eligible for credit, you must enroll by July 31, 2023, and pay for 2 units. Learn more on this flyer or by visiting the website.



ELATE Summer Conference Program Archive

2019 – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

2022 – NCTE Homecoming, Louisville, KY

2023 – Georgia State University, Atlanta