ELT Calendar for July 2017

July 1st (Saturday) 2017

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: Oral Corrective Feedback in Language Pedagogy and SLA
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Rod Ellis (Curtin University, Australia)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Summer Seminar: Business and Intercultural Negotiation
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:20 PM
Speaker: Chris Bates (Interfas management consulting company, Taiwan), Kumiko Murata (Waseda University), Tim Craig (Doshisha University)
Organization: The Business English Special Interest Group of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Suita City, Osaka Prefecture

July 2nd (Sunday) 2017

Summer Seminar: Business and Intercultural Negotiation (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Chris Bates (Interfas management consulting company, Taiwan), Kumiko Murata (Waseda University), Tim Craig (Doshisha University)
Organization: The Business English Special Interest Group of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Suita City, Osaka Prefecture

July 8th (Saturday) 2017

Summer Social
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: It's a social!
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

TUJ Tokyo Distinguished Lecturer Series: Oral Corrective Feedback in Language Pedagogy and SLA
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Rod Ellis (Curtin University, Australia)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Teaching for Global Citizenship in the Language Classroom
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Kip Cates (Tottori University)
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Annual Okayama JALT Beer Garden
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Everyone
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

JACET Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter 28th Annual Chapter Conference
Time: 9:15 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture

July 9th (Sunday) 2017

Using Facebook To Enhance Motivation
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Chris Madden (Seikei University)
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

July 13th (Thursday) 2017

15th International Asia TEFL Conference
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers deadline is 15 Feb, 2017.
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Yogyakarta, Java (Indonesia)

July 14th (Friday) 2017

15th International Asia TEFL Conference (day 2 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers deadline is 15 Feb, 2017.
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Yogyakarta, Java (Indonesia)

July 15th (Saturday) 2017

15th International Asia TEFL Conference (day 3 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers deadline is 15 Feb, 2017.
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Yogyakarta, Java (Indonesia)

Fukuoka JALT Summer 2017 Beer Garden Party
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: All are invited
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Creating a Successful Extensive Reading Library
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Lesley Ito, LIXON Education
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

July 16th (Sunday) 2017

ETJ Chiba July Workshop
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Nicky Sekino
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Getting into the Zone (of Proximal Literacy Development)
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Anna Husson Isozaki
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

July 22nd (Saturday) 2017

Get Going with Google: An introduction to Digital Pedagogy with G Suite for Education!
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Speaker: Rab Paterson (Toyo University-UCLA Extension Center for Global Education), Erin Noxon (Sagano High School)
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

July 23rd (Sunday) 2017

Four-Skills Integrated Lessons to Promote Learners' Communicative Competence
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Yoko Takano (Okidoki Eigo School/Nagoya University of Foreign Studies (NUFS))
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Toward A Focus-on-Form Approach to EFL Teaching in Japan
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Shinichi Izumi (Sophia University)
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Developing "Global Citizens": Considering the role of language educators in developing 21st century skills
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Richmond Stroupe (JALT President)
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

July 28th (Friday) 2017

Culture and Language Symposium 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; call for papers due May 24
Organization: Aichi University Faculty of International Communication
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

July 29th (Saturday) 2017

JALT Task-Based Language Teaching Mini-Conference: Tasks in Practice
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Lourdes Ortega (Georgetown University); call for poster sessions due June 15th
Organization: Task Based Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

July 30th (Sunday) 2017

Get Going with Google: An introduction to G Suite for Education and more!
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Rab Paterson
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

(1) English Use Outside of the Classroom: L2 Learners or ELF Users? (2) EIL Language in the Era of Globalization in Japan: How do we manage the imbalance of power of language?
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Miki Shibata; (2) Fuyuko Takita (Hiroshima University)
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

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