In 2018, the 12th international conference on researching and applying metaphor took place at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, from 27 – 30 June.
The theme of the conference was "Metaphor across contexts and domains: from description to application".
The invited speakers at this conference were:
- I-Wen Su (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
- Ray Gibbs (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)
- Elena Semino (Lancaster University, United Kingdom)
- Zoltán Kövecses (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary)
The keynote speakers' abstracts can be found here
The keynote speakers' talks were recorded and can be found on Youtube:
The call for papers can be found here.
The book of abstracts can be found here.
The programme can be found here.
A selection of pre-conference workshop were held on 28 June. An overview of these workshop can be found here.
Here you can find the conference website.