ELT Calendar for May 2018

May 11th (Friday) 2018

3rd GEN TEFL International Conference
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due January 15, 2018
Organization: Global Educators Network Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

May 12th (Saturday) 2018

2018 KOTESOL National Conference
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Barb H Sakamoto (International Teacher Development Institute), Kyung-sook Yeum (Sookmyung Women's University); Call for papers due March 16
Organization: Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Yongin City, Gyeonggi Province (South Korea)

3rd GEN TEFL International Conference (day 2 of 2)
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due January 15, 2018
Organization: Global Educators Network Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

The Benefits, Challenges, and Results of a Research-based Vocabulary Program
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Stuart McLean (Osaka Jogakuin University)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

The Benefits, Challenges, and Results of a Research-based Vocabulary Program
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Stuart McLean (Osaka Jogakuin University)
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Back to School 2018 Mini-Conference
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Call for participation due April 20
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

May 13th (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

Teaching phonics
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
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

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

Why Studying Abroad is Life-Changing!
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mike Matsuno (Japan Study Abroad Foundation)
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Koshigaya City, Saitama Prefecture

May 18th (Friday) 2018

Integrating Content and Language in Higher Education: Perspectives and Direction is Asian Contexts
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Wen-li Tsou, Angel M. Y. Lin, Ching-kang Liu, Makoto Ikeda
Organization: National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism
Location: Kaohsiung City, Kaohsiung (Taiwan)

May 19th (Saturday) 2018

JALT PanSIG 2018 Conference (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due January 15, 2018
Organization: JALT PanSIG Conference
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

May 20th (Sunday) 2018

Peer review in EFL writing and speaking
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Steven Charles, Wayne Jackson
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Teaching phonics
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Phonics: New School Year, New Ideas: Yochien Through High School
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Andy Baysa, Katie Sudo and Ellie Kumagai
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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

PanSIG 2018 Conference (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due January 15, 2018
Organization: JALT PanSIG Conference
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

May 26th (Saturday) 2018

HOLT - Hands On Language Teaching Workshop - Speaking in language class: from theory to practice
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Simon Humphries (Kansai University, Osaka)
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Uruma, Okinawa Prefecture

Ancestor Lessons - Sharing Personal Histories In The Classroom
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Ben Backwell, Nagoya City University
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

May 27th (Sunday) 2018

The Mechanism of Japanese Communication: Grin and Bear It (ETJ Chiba May Workshop)
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Speaker: Nicky Sekino
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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

Presentations 2.0: Modern Presentation Skills for the Digital Age
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Rab Paterson (Toyo University)
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

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

Grounded Theory in Applied Linguistics Research: A Method for Good Research Practice
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Gregory Hadley (Kellogg College, University of Oxford)
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture