A highlight of The Second World Congress in Extensive Reading was the
presentation of the the third Milne Innovation Award to Richard Day of the
University of Hawai’i at Manoa in Sept. 2013.
Day is well known for his classic Extensive Reading in the Second Language
Classroom as well as Extensive Reading Activities for Teaching Langauge, (both
with Julian Bamford, from Cambridge University Press). He is a founder of the
Extensive Reading Foundation and is the organization’s Founding Chair Emeritus.
Other plenary and featured speakers at the conference included
Paul Nation of Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand,
Keiko Koda of Carnegie Mellon University, USA, and Kyung-Ae Cha of
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea.