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Welcome to ICCG13

We are pleased to welcome you to Gothenburg for the 13th International Conference on Construction Grammar in 2024! The Conference will be held 26 - 28 August on-site (plenary talks will be streamed).

Registration is now open!



If you have any questions about the conference please contact us at


We gratefully acknowledge the support of this conference by Stiftelsen Mary von Sydows, född Wijk, donationsfond, Svenska Akademien, John Benjamins Publishing Company, and De Gruyter Brill.

Important dates

  • Deadline for submission of abstracts:  17 January 2024
  • Notification of acceptance: by mid-March, 2024
  • Early bird registration: closes 15 May  2024
  • Regular  and student registration: closes 12 August  2024
  • ICCG13: August 26–28, 2024


There is now a preliminary program available. Each day is presented in a separate tab, and you may choose at the bottom left of the page which day to display.

Instructions for presenters

  • We invite oral presentations of 20 min. plus 5 min. discussion. Since we have a tight schedule we kindly ask you to keep the time.
  • Please bring your own laptop, since there are no computers provided in the rooms.
  • HDMI cables to connect to the projectors in the room, as well as adapters for USB type A and C, will be provided in every room.
  • Poster presentations include a 1 min. pitch before the poster session
    • We will contact poster presenters as well as the plenary speakers separately with additional information .

Program committee

  • Hans C. Boas, chair (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Benjamin Lyngfelt (University of Gothenburg)
  • Joel Olofsson (University West)
  • Maia Andréasson (University of Gothenburg)
  • Linnéa Bäckström (Halmstad University)
  • Julia prentice (University of Gothenburg)

Thanks to all reviewers supporting the work of the program committee!


Registration is now open, and closes 12 August 2024.

To register, click on one of the three registration fees below that applies to you:

All prices include 25% VAT.

Note that only enrolled Bachelor, Master or PhD students are eligible for the reduced student registration fee!

The registration fee includes:

  • Participation in all conference sessions 
  • Lunch and coffee
  • Welcome mingle on 26 August 2024

The conference dinner on 27 August 2024 is not included in the registration fee. We kindly invite you to book the conference diner (a two-course dinner at restaurant Corner) for an additional cost of 500 SEK (incl. VAT) on the registration page. You can also book one of our reserved hotel rooms (Gothia Towers or Comfort Hotel Panorama) as part of the registration process.

If you have any questions about the registration, please do not hesitate to contact the conference administrator Meetx at

Practical information

Conference venue

The conference takes place at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (Humanisten) at Renströmsgatan 6, 41255 Göteborg.

Plenary session in room J222, lower ground floor.

Hotel reservations

Participants at ICCG13 have the possibility of booking rooms at the following nearby hotels via the registration form:

  • Gothia Towers (single room 1.241 SEK/night, double room 1,420 SEK/night. Prices are excl. VAT). Mässans gata 24, Göteborg (right by Korsvägen).
  • Quality Hotel Panorama (single room 787–1.029 SEK/night, double room 1.109–1.430 SEK/night, prices vary per day and are excl. VAT). Eklandagatan 51–53, Göteborg.

If you prefer to make your own bookings the tourist information has some suggestions on this site:

How to get around in Göteborg

Getting around town

The nearest stop for trams and buses is Korsvägen. Another nearby bus stop is: Carlandersplatsen. Buses also stop at Götaplatsen bus stop, from where there is a five minutes walk to Humanisten.

Time tables, prices etc:


The conference is organized by the West Swedish Network for Construction Grammar. We are an informal network of researchers who work at higher education institutions in the West of Sweden and who make use of the framework of construction grammar. 

Call for papers

Submission is now closed and notification of acceptance has been send.

Submission of abstracts

We invite papers presenting constructionist approaches to various linguistic phenomena, from theoretical and/or applied perspectives, in the form of oral presentations (20 min. plus 5 min. discussion) or posters. Please submit your abstracts by January 17th, 2024, to EasyAbs ( Authors may (co-) submit at most two abstracts, either one single-authored paper and one co-authored one (not as first author) or two co-authored papers (at most one as first author).


Abstracts should not exceed 400 words (excluding references) and should clearly state research questions, approach, method, data and (expected) results. Since all abstracts will be submitted to blind review, make sure no author-specific information is available in the text of the abstract or in the file metadata.