ELT Calendar for September 2018

September 5th (Wednesday) 2018

Independent Learning Association Conference 2018
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Plenary speakers James Lantolf, Jo Mynard, Leena Karlsson and Chika Hayashi; call for papers due January 31 (extended deadline)
Organization: Independent Learning Association
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

September 6th (Thursday) 2018

Independent Learning Association Conference 2018 (day 2 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Plenary speakers James Lantolf, Jo Mynard, Leena Karlsson and Chika Hayashi; call for papers due January 14
Organization: Independent Learning Association
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

September 7th (Friday) 2018

Independent Learning Association Conference 2018 (day 3 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Plenary speakers James Lantolf, Jo Mynard, Leena Karlsson and Chika Hayashi; call for papers due January 14
Organization: Independent Learning Association
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

September 8th (Saturday) 2018

JLTA 2018: The 22nd Annual Conference of the Japan Language Testing Association
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Speakers TBA; the call for papers has not been announced yet
Organization: The Japan Language Testing Association
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Independent Learning Association Conference 2018 (day 4 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Plenary speakers James Lantolf, Jo Mynard, Leena Karlsson and Chika Hayashi; call for papers due January 14
Organization: Independent Learning Association
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

The JALT Business Communication SIG 2018 Annual Conference: The Spark: Igniting Innovations in Communications for Global Businesses (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Andy Boon (Toyo Gakuen U), Dana Poklepovich (IATEFL Co-cordinator), Caroline Tan (Tsukuba U), Tish Robinson (Hitotsubashi U)
Organization: The Business English Special Interest Group of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

September 9th (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

JLTA 2018 (day 2 of 2)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Speakers TBA
Organization: The Japan Language Testing Association
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

The JALT Business Communication SIG 2018 Annual Conference: The Spark: Igniting Innovations in Communications for Global Businesses (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Charlie Browne (Meiji), Evan Frendo (IATEFL BESIG), Rab Paterson (Toyo U), Ron Morrain (Language Learning Center), Andrew O'Brien (Kyoritsu), Lalitha Murthy (Consultant), Valerie Honda (Consultant)
Organization: The Business English Special Interest Group of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

September 15th (Saturday) 2018

JALT CUE SIG 25th Anniversary Conference: 25 Years and Still Right On CUE
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Kay Irie (Gakushuin University), Jo Mynard (Kanda University of International Studies); call for papers due June 22
Organization: College and University Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

7th Annual Vocabulary Symposium 2018
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:50 PM
Speaker: Call for posters extended to June 7, 2018
Organization: Vocabulary Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

September 16th (Sunday) 2018

JALT CUE SIG 25th Anniversary Conference (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Kay Irie (Gakushuin University), Jo Mynard (Kanda University of International Studies); call for papers due June 22
Organization: College and University Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

September 30th (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