ELT Calendar for October 2013

October 12th (Saturday) 2013

2nd JALT OLE SIG Conference: Language learning and teaching beyond the first foreign language
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; call for papers due July 15
Organization: Other Language Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Using Mobile Devices in the EFL Classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Bill Pellowe
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

(1) Designing Independent Listening Projects; (2) Ukiyo-Eigo: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Art and EFL
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Caleb Prichard; (2) Tom Fast
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

October 2013 Workshop Meeting
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Masa Tsuneyasu (Utsunomiya University), Brett Milliner (Tamagawa University), Travis Cote (Tamagawa Uniiversity), Dave Rear (Shibaura Institute of Technology)
Organization: JACET English for Specific Purposes SIG (Japan Association of College English Teachers) Kanto
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Practical neuroELT for kids and adults
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Robert S. Murphy and Ai Murphy
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

KOTESOL International Conference 2013: Exploring the Road Less Traveled: From Practice to Theory
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due May 31, 3012
Organization: Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

October 13th (Sunday) 2013

2nd JALT OLE SIG Conference (day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; call for papers due July 15
Organization: Other Language Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

KOTESOL International Conference 2013 (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due May 31, 3012
Organization: Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

October 19th (Saturday) 2013

ETJ Tokyo Workshop
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Masumi Koguchi, Yoko Ishii, Miori Shimada
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Directions in Self-Access Learning
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Kanda University of International Studies (Kanda Gaigo University)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 23rd (Wednesday) 2013

Teaching Large, Heterogeneous Classes
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Penny Ur
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kokubunji City, Tokyo Metropolis

October 25th (Friday) 2013

JALT 2013: Technology in Teaching Pre-Conference Workshops
Time: 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

October 26th (Saturday) 2013

11th Asia TEFL International Conference
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due 15 May 2013
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Manila, Metro Manila (Philippines)

JALT 2013: The 39th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning and Educational Materials Exposition
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Several presenters. Call for papers due Sunday, April 21, 2013
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

October 27th (Sunday) 2013

Raising Bilingual Children in Japan
Time: 11:35 AM - 12:35 PM
Speaker: Mary Nobuoka, JALT Bilingual SIG
Organization: Kobe Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

11th Asia TEFL International Conference (day 2 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due 30 April 2013
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Manila, Metro Manila (Philippines)

JALT 2013: The 39th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning and Educational Materials Exposition
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Several presenters. Call for papers due Sunday, April 21, 2013
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

October 28th (Monday) 2013

11th Asia TEFL International Conference (day 3 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due 30 April 2013
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Manila, Metro Manila (Philippines)

JALT 2013: The 39th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning and Educational Materials Exposition
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: Several presenters. Call for papers due Sunday, April 21, 2013
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

October 29th (Tuesday) 2013

An Evening with Elka Todeva of SIT Graduate Institute, the Osaka JALT Featured Speaker at JALT2013
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Speaker: Elka Todeva (SIT Graduate Institute)
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

October 30th (Wednesday) 2013

Mega Speakers Event
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Penny Ur, Scott Thornbury, and Rubina Khan
Organization: Kobe Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture

October 31st (Thursday) 2013

SLRF 2013: The Natural Phenomenon of SLA: Complexity, Context and Communication
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: TBA. Call for papers due May 1st
Organization: Second Language Research Forum
Location: Provo, Utah (USA)

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