ELT Calendar for November 2015

November 1st (Sunday) 2015

Speech, Drama, and Debate in Okinawa (day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; call for papers due September 30
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

November 6th (Friday) 2015

13th Asia TEFL International Conference (day 1 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for presentations due July 1st, 2015
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Nanjing, Jiangsu Province (China)

November 7th (Saturday) 2015

Meisei Professional Development Forum 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due October 16
Organization: Meisei University
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

13th Asia TEFL International Conference (day 2 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for presentations due July 1st, 2015
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Nanjing, Jiangsu Province (China)

TUJ Tokyo Distinguished Lecturer Series: Selection, Acquisition and Testing of L2 Vocabulary: the Old and the New
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Batia Laufer (University of Haifa, Israel)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

JALT National Conference Preview
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Several
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

(1) Nurturing student speech; (2) Guiding student research
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Andy Boon (Toyo Gakuen University)
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture

Classroom Management: Difference and Tolerance
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: ETJ Fukuoka Committee
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Gifu JALT Conference Preview
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Brent Simmonds (Meijo University), David Barker (Gifu University), John Spiri (Gifu Shotoku Gakuen University)
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

November 8th (Sunday) 2015

13th Asia TEFL International Conference (day 3 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for presentations due July 1st, 2015
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Nanjing, Jiangsu Province (China)

November 13th (Friday) 2015

Four Corners Tour - Jane Spiro
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Jane Spiro (Oxford Brookes University)
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kokubunji City, Tokyo Metropolis

November 14th (Saturday) 2015

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: Selection, Acquisition and Testing of L2 Vocabulary: the Old and the New
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Batia Laufer (University of Haifa, Israel)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Okayama JALT Monthly Meeting
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Maurissa George, Ian Nakamura (Okayama University), Scott Gardner (Okayama University)
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

ESP Book Review and Conference Reports
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: To be announced
Organization: JACET English for Specific Purposes SIG (Japan Association of College English Teachers) Kanto
Location: Chofu City, Tokyo Metropolis

Pinning Down the Butterfly: Assessing Creativity
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Jane Spiro
Organization: Tottori Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tottori City, Tottori Prefecture

November 15th (Sunday) 2015

Workshop for Teachers of young learners
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 20th (Friday) 2015

JALT2015: 41st Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning and Educational Materials Exhibition (day 1 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: TBA
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 21st (Saturday) 2015

Self-Access Center Tour and Discussion session.
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Tour
Organization: The Japan Association for Self-Access Learning
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

JALT2015: 41st Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning and Educational Materials Exhibition (day 2 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: The Call for proposals deadline is Feb 15th, 2015.
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Innovations in Teaching for the Top Global University
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:15 PM
Speaker: Bern Mulvey, Iwate Prefectural University; Junichi Wada, Nagano Jogakuin University; Eunjin Bang, Iowa State U of Science and Technology; John Blake, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Organization: ACM Chapter on E-learning and Technical Communication
Location: Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture

November 22nd (Sunday) 2015

JALT2015: 41st Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning and Educational Materials Exhibition (day 3 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: The Call for proposals deadline is Feb 15th, 2015.
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 23rd (Monday) 2015

Today is Labor Thanksgiving Day (Kinrou-kansha-no-hi)

JALT2015: 41st Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning and Educational Materials Exhibition (day 4 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: The Call for proposals deadline is Feb 15th, 2015.
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 28th (Saturday) 2015

How Classroom Assessments Can Improve Teaching and Learning
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: James Dean Brown (University of Hawai'i at Manoa)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 29th (Sunday) 2015

2015 ETJ Kyushu ELT Expo
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Various Speakers; call for presentations due November 10, 2015
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Oxford Day 2015: Forum on globalization and education
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Many speakers
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

ETJ Chiba November Online Workshop
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Various facilitated by Yuco Kikuchi
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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