ELT Calendar for January 2018

January 13th (Saturday) 2018

Presentation Proposal Writing Workshop
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Robert Croker (Nanzan University)
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hino City, Tokyo Metropolis

Are You Listening? Responding to the Challenges of Diversity
Time: 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Parisa Mehran (Osaka University), Gerry Yokota (Osaka University)
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

neuroELT: Focusing on the Importance of Choosing the Right Levels for Our Students
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Ai Murphy
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 14th (Sunday) 2018

(1) Foster Independent Academic Learning with Google Search; (2) Tech Tools for Formative Assessment
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Nate Gildart; (2) Alexander (Dean) Hester
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

TESOL Certificate Program: Planning and integrating language games
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

TESOL Certificate Program: Planning and integrating songs
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

The Planning and Development of an Active English Curriculum for University First-Year English Majors
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Keith Barrs, Amir Feroze, Daniel Hougham, Hosam Elmetaher, Jim Ronald and Philip Head
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

January 20th (Saturday) 2018

Learning Grammar through Writing: Practice and Theory
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Natsuko Shintani (Kobe Gakuin University, Japan)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

(1) Psychotherapy and Communication; (2) Prepping for Study Abroad
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Eric Des Marais; (2) Chris Creighton
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

January 21st (Sunday) 2018

TESOL Certificate Program: Planning and integrating language games
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

TESOL Certificate Program: Planning and integrating songs
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Integrating Intercultural Communication in the University Language Classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Tomoko Yoshida
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

Conversation Strategies
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Nicky Sekino
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 26th (Friday) 2018

Thailand TESOL 2018: Digital Literacy in English Language Learning and Teaching
Time: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due September 30
Organization: Thailand TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Location: Chiang Mai City, Chiang Mai Province (Thailand)

January 27th (Saturday) 2018

Learning Grammar through Writing: Practice and Theory
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Natsuko Shintani (Kobe Gakuin University, Japan)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Gifu JALT Presentations: 1. Increasing Diversity From Within; 2. The Purpose and Development of the JALT Code of Conduct
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Brent Simmonds (Aichi Gakuin University) and Tanja McCandie (Meijo University)
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

Thailand TESOL 2018 (day 2 of 2)
Time: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due September 30
Organization: Thailand TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Location: Chiang Mai City, Chiang Mai Province (Thailand)

January 28th (Sunday) 2018

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Winter 2018 in Fukuoka
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

TESOL Certificate Program: Getting your students to speak out
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Lori Ligon
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

TESOL Certificate Program: Storytelling for young learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Lori Ligon
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

JALT2017 Highlights
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: JALT Sendai members
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

JALT School Owners SIG Mini-conference
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: School Owners Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture