ELT Conference Calendar

This page shows upcoming conferences, book fairs and other large-scale events of professional interest to language teachers in Japan. For past conferences, see the archive of past conferences. If you're interested in giving a workshop or presentation at one of these events, please see the calls for papers.

September 2016

The JACET 55th (2016) International Convention
Dates: September 1st (Thursday) - September 3rd (Saturday), 2016
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Hokusei Gakuen University, Sapporo, Hokkaido

Pacific Second Language Research Forum 2016 (PacSLRF2016)
Dates: September 9th (Friday) - September 11th (Sunday), 2016
Organization: The Japan Second Language Association
Location: Tama Campus, Chuo University, Tokyo

Dates: September 12th (Monday) - September 14th (Wednesday), 2016
Organization: Vocab@
Location: Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo

Literature in Language Teaching Conference in Kyoto
Date: September 17th (Saturday), 2016
Organization: The Literature in Language Teaching Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Campus Plaza Kyoto

The 20th Japan Language Testing Association Anniversary Conference (JLTA 2016)
Dates: September 17th (Saturday) - September 18th (Sunday), 2016
Organization: The Japan Language Testing Association
Location: Tokai University, Shonan Campus (Hiratsuka City, Kanazawa)

JALT CUE SIG Conference
Date: September 24th (Saturday), 2016
Organization: College and University Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kinki University, Higashiosaka City, Osaka

October 2016

9th Annual Extensive Reading Seminar
Dates: October 1st (Saturday) - October 2nd (Sunday), 2016
Organization: Extensive Reading Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nanzan University, Showa-ku, Nagoya

2016 JALT Hokkaido Conference
Date: October 2nd (Sunday), 2016
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hokusei Gakuen University, Sapporo

2ND LITU-CULI International Conference ELT Unlimited
Dates: October 6th (Thursday) - October 7th (Friday), 2016
Organization: Chulalongkorn University Language Institute (CULI) and the Language Institute of Thammasat University (LITU) International Conference
Location: Pullman Bangkok King Power Hotel, Thailand

KOTESOL 2016: The 24th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference
Dates: October 15th (Saturday) - October 16th (Sunday), 2016
Organization: Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, South Korea

The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT
Dates: October 29th (Saturday) - October 30th (Sunday), 2016
Call for papers due: September 3rd (Saturday)
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kanda Institute of Foreign Languages, Uchikanda

November 2016

2016 Pan-Asia Conference
Dates: November 11th (Friday) - November 13th (Sunday), 2016
Organization: Pan-Asian Conference on Language Teaching and Learning
Location: Chien Tan Overseas Youth Activity Center, Taipei, Taiwan

JALT2016: Transformation in Language Education
Dates: November 25th (Friday) - November 28th (Monday), 2016
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: WINC Aichi, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture

December 2016

JASAL 2016 Annual Conference
Date: December 10th (Saturday), 2016
Call for papers due: September 10th (Saturday)
Organization: The Japan Association of Self Access Learning
Location: Konan Women's University, Kobe

May 2017

JALT PanSIG 2017
Dates: May 20th (Saturday) - May 21st (Sunday), 2017
Organization: JALT PanSIG Conference
Location: Akita International University (AIU), Akita

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