The University of Alaska Fairbanks will be holding the Dene (Athabaskan) Language Conference from the 6th to the 7th of June 2016. The event will take place at the Explorer Hotel, in downtown Yellowknife. Bringing together linguists, language learners, educators, and language activists, this conference is one of the world’s most important for the student of Athabaskan languages. The theme for this year’s conference is “Language and History” with a special session on “Standardization and Variation”. The deadline for abstract submission is March 14, 2016.