ELT Calendar for June 2018

June 3rd (Sunday) 2018

IIEEC - OUP Teacher Training Certificate Program 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata (Co-author of Let's Go), IIEEC trainers (IIEEC Teacher Training Center)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Teacher Journeys Conference 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Christina Gkonou (University of Essex), Tomohisa Machida (Akita International University). Call for papers due April 23.
Organization: Teacher Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

One-Day Certificate Course in Teaching Children
Time: 9:45 AM - 5:15 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 8th (Friday) 2018

JALTCALL2018: The 25th Anniversary Conference of the JALT CALL SIG (Theme: New Directions in Educational Technology)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Plenary Kazunori Nozawa, Ritsumeikan University; keynote Agnieszka (Aga) Palalas, Athabasca University; call for papers due February 14 (extended deadline)
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

June 9th (Saturday) 2018

JALTCALL2018: The 25th Anniversary Conference of the JALT CALL SIG (Theme: New Directions in Educational Technology)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Plenary Kazunori Nozawa, Ritsumeikan University; keynote Agnieszka (Aga) Palalas, Athabasca University; call for papers due Feb. 14 (extended deadline)
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Extensive Reading - What it is and how to do it
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Andrew Boon
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kokubunji City, Tokyo Metropolis

The 5th Annual Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland University Japan
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due February 1, 2018 (extended deadline)
Organization: Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

10th Annual NEAR Conference: Celebrating Changes and Innovation in Language Education
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Makoto Ikeda (Sophia University); call for papers due Feb. 12
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

June 10th (Sunday) 2018

Cambridge Day Nagoya: Cambridge English Qualifications
Time: 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Mitsuharu Ota (Nagoya University of Foreign Studies), Tomoe Aoyama (Cambridge Assessment English), Tanja MaCandie (Meijo University), Curtis Kelly (Kansai Uni.), John Snow (UK Plus English School)
Organization: Cambridge University Press
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Teaching listening and communication
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

JALTCALL2018: The 25th Anniversary Conference of the JALT CALL SIG (Theme: New Directions in Educational Technology)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Plenary Kazunori Nozawa, Ritsumeikan University; keynote Agnieszka (Aga) Palalas, Athabasca University; call for papers due February 14 (extended deadline)
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Monthly Meet up
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Raising Bilingual Children
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Mary Nobuoka
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

Teaching writing
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 16th (Saturday) 2018

Distinguished Lecturer Series: Task-based Language Teaching and Learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Andrea Revesz (University College London, U.K.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Directed Motivational Currents: What Are They and What Can They Teach Us About Long-term Motivation?
Time: 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Zoltan Dornyei
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 17th (Sunday) 2018

Teaching listening and communication
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Teaching writing to young learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Improving Student Motivation Through Using a Language Support Center: How the e-Clinic Benefits Students at Shimane University
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: John Telloyan, Lynne Murphy, and Jun Iwata, Shimane University
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

June 23rd (Saturday) 2018

First Annual JANET Nursing English Conference: Globalization of Nursing Care in Japan
Time: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due April 30
Organization: Japan Association for Nursing English Teaching
Location: Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture

Distinguished Lecturer Series: Task-based Language Teaching and Learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Andrea Revesz (University College London, U.K.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Graded Readers and Global Issues: A Hard Sell?
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Catriona Takeuchi (THT SIG), Ann Mayeda (Konan Women's University)
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

Pragmatics for in and out of the classroom
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Jim Ronald (Hiroshima Shudo University)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

TBLT in Asia 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Speaker: Plenary speakers Hayo Reinders (Unitec, Auckland, NZ), and Natsuko Shintani (Auckland University); call for papers due March 15, 2018
Organization: Task Based Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

June 24th (Sunday) 2018

Teaching phonics
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

From Elementary English Onward
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: Satomi Miura (Morioka Municipal Tsukigaoka Elementary School)
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

First Annual JANET Nursing English Conference (day 2 of 2)
Time: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due April 30
Organization: Japan Association for Nursing English Teaching
Location: Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture

Phonics activities
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

TBLT in Asia 2018 (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Speaker: Plenary speakers Hayo Reinders (Unitec, Auckland, NZ), and Natsuko Shintani (Auckland University); call for papers due March 15, 2018
Organization: Task Based Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

June 29th (Friday) 2018

NanKyu JALT Meeting
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Yuka Akiyama
Organization: NanKyu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture

June 30th (Saturday) 2018

Distinguished Lecturer Series: Teaching and Learning Vocabulary
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Paul Nation (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis