an online conference with the Troika ethos.


8 to 11 October 2021

Round tables with a fantastic line-up of participants

40-minute webinars delivered by our community (concurrent sessions)

6-hour courses to choose from (6 topics)

An e-book with the key issues from the conference

Opportunities to further network in the Troikafezinho slots

Access to the recording of sessions for 30 days

meet the confirmed speakers — more to come!

Catarina Pontes

Catarina Pontes is Projects & Innovation Manager at CNA. She has been working with English language teaching for almost 25 years, and with teacher education for about 15 years. She is an international conference speaker and the co-author of Getting into Teacher Education, a Handbook (Cengage Learning). She holds a BA in Languages, Translation-Interpreting (UNIBERO) and a specialization in Translation (USP), and is currently doing her MBA on Human Resources Management (USP-ESALQ).

Ben Goldstein

Ben Goldstein has taught English for over twenty years in the UK, Spain and Hong Kong. He currently teaches on The New School’s online MATESOL program (New York). He is the author of the course book and workbook for English Unlimited Advanced, the teachers’ methodology handbook working with Images and the forthcoming Language Learning with Digital Video. His main interests lie in intercultural issues, identity, images and video and English as an International Language.

Cristiane Perone

Cristiane Perone

Guilherme Pacheco

Guilherme Pacheco

Isabela Villas Boas

Isabela Villas Boas holds a Master’s Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language from Arizona State University and a Ph.D. in Education from Universidade de Brasília. She has been at Casa Thomas Jefferson for 28 years, where she is currently the Academic Superintendent. Her main academic interests are second language writing, teacher development, ELT methodology, and assessment.

Leticia Moraes

Leticia Moraes has been involved in English teaching for over 15 years, 5 of which working with English course development and teacher training. She has experience with all ages and levels of fluency, having acted mainly with teenager's learning and project methodology. Leticia has a Bachelor's in languages (English) and journalism, both from USP, as well as a specialization on remote teaching from UNICSUL.

Monica Freire

Monica Freire is a partner at Troika. She has a degree in languages from UFRJ, a RSA DOTE from Cambridge University, a Master's degree in Applied Linguistics from UFRJ, specializations in Teacher Development, Assessment and CLIL from Chichester University and Project Management from IBMEC. Monica has worked with English teaching since 1984 and has acted as a teacher, teacher trainer, academic coordinator, international examiner, courses and materials developer ever since.

Paulo Dantas

Paulo Dantas é sócio fundador da Troika e um especialista em educação digital e gerenciamento de projetos que procura aumentar o impacto da tecnologia no processo de aprendizagem e ensino. Já atuou em alguns dos centros de idioma e editoras mais relevantes do Brasil, como a Cultura Inglesa, o Britannia e a Learning Factory. Paulo já desenvolveu aplicativos, plataformas, jogos e outros produtos digitais; escreveu materiais para o ensino de inglês e editou livros digitais.

Scott Thornbury

Scott Thornbury has taught and trained in Egypt, UK, Spain, and in his native New Zealand. His writing credits include several award-winning books for teachers on language and methodology, including How to Teach Vocabulary and How to Teach Grammar (Pearson). The second editions of both About Language (Cambridge) and An A-Z of ELT (Macmillan) were published last year. His latest book is Scott Thornbury’s 30 Language Teaching Methods (Cambridge).

Stephen Krashen

Stephen Krashen has published over 500 articles (540 at last count) and a dozen scholarly books in the fields of literacy, language acquisition, neurolinguistics, and bilingual education. Many of these publications are available for free download at and some are posted at researchgate. He no longer writes books because nobody can afford them. Nevertheless, he is the most frequently cited scholar in the field of language education.

Vinicius Nobre

Vinnie is the Academic Director for CNA Idiomas. He has acted as a teacher, teacher trainer, academic coordinator, international examiner, educational manager and author of pedagogical content in various contexts. Vinnie has written textbooks (Project Ace and Huperlink - both through Pearson) and is co-author of three methodology books and was a Managing Partner at Troika.


Early Bird - Up to 30 June


R$ 140,80


R$ 320

Members for over 12 months and Public Sector Teachers

R$ 100 

Regular Price


R$ 200


R$ 450

Members for over 12 months and Public Sector Teachers

R$ 100 

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