ELT Calendar for August 2013

August 3rd (Saturday) 2013

Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium 2013
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Keynote speakers Hua-hua Chang (Psychometric Society) and Mark Wilson (U. of California). Call for papers due April 15, 2013
Organization: Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium
Location: Kaohsiung City, Kaohsiung (Taiwan)

August 4th (Sunday) 2013

Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium 2013 (day 2 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Keynote speakers Hua-hua Chang (Psychometric Society) and Mark Wilson (U. of California). Call for papers due April 15, 2013
Organization: Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium
Location: Kaohsiung City, Kaohsiung (Taiwan)

August 5th (Monday) 2013

Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium 2013 (day 3 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Keynote speakers Hua-hua Chang (Psychometric Society) and Mark Wilson (U. of California). Call for papers due April 15, 2013
Organization: Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium
Location: Kaohsiung City, Kaohsiung (Taiwan)

August 6th (Tuesday) 2013

Conference on Human Development in Asia (day 1 of 3)
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Scott Valentine (Tokyo University), Isao Arantani (Atomic Bomb Survivor)
Organization: Pacific Rim Education for Sustainable Development Alliance
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

August 9th (Friday) 2013

Creating Content with iBooks Author
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Malcolm Swanson and Steve Paton
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 19th (Monday) 2013

TEMI Summer In-house Seminar for Dedicated Teachers
Time: 11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Helene. J. Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 20th (Tuesday) 2013

The 40th (2013) JACET Summer Seminar: Motivation and Autonomy in Language Learning (day 1 of 3)
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Ema Ushioda (University of Warwick), Osamu Takeuchi (Kansai University), Yasuo Nakatani (Hosei University)
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Kusatsu City, Gunma Prefecture

August 25th (Sunday) 2013

Our Favorite TED Talks
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Various Local Members
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

August 29th (Thursday) 2013

Moodle Summer Workshop in Hokkaido
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: To be announced. Tentative schedule available online
Organization: English Resource Center of Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
Location: Obihiro City, Hokkaido Prefecture

August 30th (Friday) 2013

JACET Warm-up Party
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Ken Hyland
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Moodle Summer Workshop in Hokkaido (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: To be announced. Tentative schedule available online
Organization: English Resource Center of Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
Location: Obihiro City, Hokkaido Prefecture

JACET 2013: The 52nd International Convention
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Susan Bassnett (The University of Warwick), Ken Hyland (The University of Hong Kong), Toru Iiyoshi (Kyoto University). Call for papers due Feb. 8th
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

August 31st (Saturday) 2013

JACET 2013: The 52nd International Convention (day 2 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Susan Bassnett (The University of Warwick), Ken Hyland (The University of Hong Kong), Toru Iiyoshi (Kyoto University). Call for papers due Feb. 8th
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

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