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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.

May 2018

3rd GEN TEFL International Conference
Dates: May 11th (Friday) - May 12th (Saturday), 2018
Organization: Global Educators Network Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2018 KOTESOL National Conference
Date: May 12th (Saturday), 2018
Organization: Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Kangnam University, Yongin City, Gyeonggi Province

Osaka JALT Back to School 2018 Mini-Conference
Date: May 12th (Saturday), 2018
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka Jogakuin University

Integrating Content and Language in Higher Education: Perspectives and Direction is Asian Contexts
Date: May 18th (Friday), 2018
Organization: National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism
Location: National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

JALT PanSIG 2018 Conference
Dates: May 19th (Saturday) - May 20th (Sunday), 2018
Organization: JALT PanSIG Conference
Location: Toyo Gakuen University, Hongo Campus, Tokyo

June 2018

Teacher Journeys Conference 2018
Date: June 3rd (Sunday), 2018
Organization: Teacher Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Rikkyo University, Tokyo

JALTCALL2018: The 25th Anniversary Conference of the JALT CALL SIG
Dates: June 8th (Friday) - June 10th (Sunday), 2018
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Meijo University, Dome-Mae Campus, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture

The 5th Annual Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland University Japan
Date: June 9th (Saturday), 2018
Organization: Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland University Japan
Location: Lakeland University Japan, Tokyo

10th Annual NEAR Conference
Date: June 9th (Saturday), 2018
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: University of Niigata Prefecture

First Annual JANET Nursing English Conference: Globalization of Nursing Care in Japan
Dates: June 23rd (Saturday) - June 24th (Sunday), 2018
Call for papers due: April 30th (Monday)
Organization: Japan Association for Nursing English Teaching
Location: Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture

2018 Task-Based Learning and Teaching in Asia Conference
Dates: June 23rd (Saturday) - June 24th (Sunday), 2018
Organization: Task Based Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Ryukoku University, Fukakusa Campus, Kyoto

July 2018

The 30th Anniversary Conference of the JACET Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter
Date: July 7th (Saturday), 2018
Organization: Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Kyushu Sangyo University, Fukuoka

Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS) 2018
Dates: July 23rd (Monday) - July 27th (Friday), 2018
Organization: Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium
Location: Fudan University, Shanghai, China

August 2018

The 57th JACET International Convention
Dates: August 28th (Tuesday) - August 30th (Thursday), 2018
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Tohoku Gakuin University, Tsuchitoi Campus, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture

September 2018

Independent Learning Association Conference 2018
Dates: September 5th (Wednesday) - September 8th (Saturday), 2018
Organization: Independent Learning Association
Location: Konan Women's University, Kobe

The JALT Business Communication SIG 2018 Annual Conference
Dates: September 8th (Saturday) - September 9th (Sunday), 2018
Call for papers due: May 31st (Thursday)
Organization: The Business English Special Interest Group of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyo University (Hakusan Campus), Tokyo

JLTA 2018: The 22nd Annual Conference of the Japan Language Testing Association
Dates: September 8th (Saturday) - September 9th (Sunday), 2018
Organization: The Japan Language Testing Association
Location: Hokkai-Gakuen University, Sapporo

JALT CUE SIG 25th Anniversary Conference
Dates: September 15th (Saturday) - September 16th (Sunday), 2018
Call for papers due: June 22nd (Friday)
Organization: College and University Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Rikkyo University, Tokyo

October 2018

The 26th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference
Dates: October 13th (Saturday) - October 14th (Sunday), 2018
Call for papers due: May 31st (Thursday)
Organization: Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, South Korea

The IAFOR Asian Conference on Education 2018
Dates: October 13th (Saturday) - October 15th (Monday), 2018
Call for papers due: May 31st (Thursday)
Organization: International Academic Forum
Location: Toshi Center Hotel, Tokyo

November 2018

The 2018 Annual JALT International Conference
Dates: November 23rd (Friday) - November 26th (Monday), 2018
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka Convention and Arts Center (Granship) Shizuoka City, Shizuoka

December 2018

The 5th International Conference on Foreign Language Learning and Teaching (FLLT 2018)
Dates: December 7th (Friday) - December 8th (Saturday), 2018
Call for papers due: July 31st (Tuesday)
Organization: Language Institute, Thammasat University
Location: Duangtawan Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand

August 2019

The 5th World Congress on Extensive Reading
Dates: August 9th (Friday) - August 12th (Monday), 2019
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan