ELT Calendar for October 2016

October 1st (Saturday) 2016

9th Annual Extensive Reading Seminar
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; call for papers due May 30 (extended deadline)
Organization: Extensive Reading Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

October 2nd (Sunday) 2016

9th Annual Extensive Reading Seminar (day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; call for papers due May 30
Organization: Extensive Reading Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Oxford Day 2016: Forum on English Education
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Plenary Speaker Victoria Murphy (University of Oxford) plus many others
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Vocabulary Learning Strategies: Applying What We Know From Research to Our Practice
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Atsushi Mizumoto (Kansai University)
Organization: Nara Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nara City, Nara Prefecture

JALT Hokkaido Conference: Plan, Implement, and Evaluate -- Teaching and Assessing Learning
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Michihiro Hirai, President, Hirai Language Services Inc.
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

October 6th (Thursday) 2016

2ND LITU-CULI International Conference ELT Unlimited
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Douglas Biber (Northern Arizona University), Winnie Cheng (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Willy A. Renandya (Nanyang Technological University), Suwichit Chaidaroon (University of Westminster)
Organization: Chulalongkorn University Language Institute (CULI) and the Language Institute of Thammasat University (LITU) International Conference
Location: Bangkok, Bangkok (Thailand)

October 7th (Friday) 2016

ELT Unlimited (day 2 of 2)
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Douglas Biber (Northern Arizona University), Winnie Cheng (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Willy A. Renandya (Nanyang Technological University), Suwichit Chaidaroon (University of Westminster)
Organization: Chulalongkorn University Language Institute (CULI) and the Language Institute of Thammasat University (LITU) International Conference
Location: Bangkok, Bangkok (Thailand)

October 8th (Saturday) 2016

3 presentations, 2 presenters, 1 audience
Time: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Alastair Graham-Marr (Abax), Tim Murphey (Kanda University)
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kokubunji City, Tokyo Metropolis

Issues In Secondary School English: A morning at Kyoto JALT
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Melodie Cook (University of Niigata Prefecture), Rintaro Sato (Nara University of Education)
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

October 9th (Sunday) 2016

Using Facebook to Enhance Motivation
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Christopher Philip Madden
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

October 15th (Saturday) 2016

Art in the Language Classroom
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Martin Sedaghat
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Behavioural Economics for Your Classroom
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Arthur Rutson-Griffiths (Hiroshima Bunkyo Women's University)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

KOTESOL 2016: The 24th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Plenary and concurrent sessions. Call for papers closes May 31st, 2016
Organization: Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

October 16th (Sunday) 2016

Acet teachers meeting
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

My Share & Book Review
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: To be announced
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

KOTESOL 2016: The 24th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Plenary and concurrent sessions. Call for papers closes May 31st, 2016
Organization: Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

October 22nd (Saturday) 2016

Okayama JALT October meeting: A Survival Guide to Student Misbehavior
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Douglas Sweetlove (Kinjo Gakuin University)
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

They Like Reading What?! An Introduction to and Discussion of Boys Love Manga and Other Media in Japan
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: James Welker (Kanagawa University)
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

SCBWI Japan Translation Day
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Yumiko Sakuma, Zack Davisson, Ginny Tapley Takemori, Alexander O. Smith, Julia Marshall, Avery Fischer Udagawa
Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

October 23rd (Sunday) 2016

JALT Gunma / Gunma University Action Research Workshop
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Anne Burns (University of New South Wales)
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

Japanese Teachers MyShare and Saitama JALT Annual General Meeting
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jun Harada, Patrixia Hayashi and Tyson Rode (Meikai University), Satoru Sakaki, Saori Kaji, Shunsuke Suto
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

The 2016 Tohoku ELT Expo (organized by ETJ Sendai and JALT Sendai)
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Teachers and presenters living and working in the Tohoku area
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

October 29th (Saturday) 2016

The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers; Call for papers due September 3rd, 2016
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 30th (Sunday) 2016

The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers; Call for papers due September 3rd, 2016
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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