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ELT Conference Calendar

This page shows upcoming conferences, book fairs and other large-scale events of professional interest to language teachers in Japan. For past conferences, see the archive of past conferences. If you're interested in giving a workshop or presentation at one of these events, please see the calls for papers.

December 2017

JASAL 2017 Annual Conference: Enriching Self-Access Environments
Date: December 16th (Saturday), 2017
Organization: The Japan Association for Self-Access Learning
Location: Kanda University of International Studies in Chiba

The 5th BOLT/UFLS-UD Language Education Conference: Innovative Language Teaching
Dates: December 16th (Saturday) - December 17th (Sunday), 2017
Organization: Balsamo Outreach For Learning And Teaching NPO
Location: University of Foreign Languages, Danang University, Da Nang, Vietnam

Trends in Language Teaching Conference
Dates: December 16th (Saturday) - December 17th (Sunday), 2017
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okinawa Christian University

January 2018

Thailand TESOL 2018: Digital Literacy in English Language Learning and Teaching
Dates: January 26th (Friday) - January 27th (Saturday), 2018
Organization: Thailand TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Location: The Empress Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand

February 2018

SUTLF 2018: English Beyond the Classroom
Date: February 3rd (Saturday), 2018
Call for papers due: December 22nd (Friday)
Organization: NanKyu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sojo University Active Commons Building, Kumamoto

Temple University Japan Campus Applied Linguistics Colloquium
Dates: February 3rd (Saturday) - February 4th (Sunday), 2018
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Temple University Japan Osaka Center

The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair
Dates: February 10th (Saturday) - February 11th (Sunday), 2018
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kanda Institute of Foreign Languages, Tokyo

May 2018

3rd GEN TEFL International Conference
Dates: May 11th (Friday) - May 12th (Saturday), 2018
Call for papers due: January 15th (Monday)
Organization: Global Educators Network Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

JALT PanSIG 2018 Conference
Dates: May 19th (Saturday) - May 20th (Sunday), 2018
Call for papers due: January 15th (Monday)
Organization: JALT PanSIG Conference
Location: Toyo Gakuen University, Hongo Campus, Tokyo

June 2018

JALTCALL2018: The 25th Anniversary Conference of the JALT CALL SIG
Dates: June 8th (Friday) - June 10th (Sunday), 2018
Call for papers due: January 31st (Wednesday)
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Meijo University, Dome-Mae Campus, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture

The 5th Annual Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland University Japan
Date: June 9th (Saturday), 2018
Call for papers due: December 15th (Friday)
Organization: Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland University Japan
Location: Lakeland University Japan, Tokyo

2018 Task-Based Learning and Teaching in Asia Conference
Dates: June 23rd (Saturday) - June 24th (Sunday), 2018
Call for papers due: March 15th (Thursday)
Organization: Task Based Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Ryukoku University, Fukakusa Campus, Kyoto

November 2018

The 2018 Annual JALT International Conference
Dates: November 23rd (Friday) - November 26th (Monday), 2018
Call for papers due: February 12th (Monday)
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka Convention and Arts Center (Granship) Shizuoka City, Shizuoka

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