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.

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 2016 Tohoku ELT Expo
Date: October 23rd (Sunday), 2016
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai Ikuei Gakuen, Miyaginohara Campus

The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT
Dates: October 29th (Saturday) - October 30th (Sunday), 2016
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
Organization: The Japan Association of Self Access Learning
Location: Konan Women's University, Kobe

January 2017

The IAFOR International Conference on Language Learning--Hawaii 2017
Dates: January 8th (Sunday) - January 10th (Tuesday), 2017
Call for papers due: November 1st (Tuesday)
Organization: International Academic Forum
Location: Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu

Thailand TESOL 2017: ELT Pathways to Professional Excellence
Dates: January 20th (Friday) - January 21st (Saturday), 2017
Call for papers due: September 30th (Friday)
Organization: Thailand TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Location: The Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok

May 2017

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

June 2017

JALTCALL 2017 Conference
Dates: June 16th (Friday) - June 18th (Sunday), 2017
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama University, Ehime Prefecture

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