Keynote Addressses:

Prof. Mark Davies, Brigham Young Univ., US.
The 400 Million Word Corpus of Historical American English (1810-2009) and the 154 Billion Word Google Books (American English) Corpus: New Tools for Research on Late Modern English

Prof. (Emer.) Manfred Markus, Univ. of Innsbruck, Austria.
Selected Features of Spokenness in Late Modern English: A Survey Based on Joseph Wright's EDD (online)

Prof. Jeremy J. Smith, Univ. of Glasgow, UK.
Periods, Commas and Colons: Insights from the Stavanger-Glasgow Corpus of Middle English Texts

Prof. Irma Taavitsainen, Univ. of Helsinki, Finnland.
Medical Discourse and Scientific Thought-Styles 1375-1700: What Changes and What Remains Constant