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. You can also add these upcoming conferences to your calendar.

August 2019

The 58th JACET International Convention (2019)
Dates: August 28th (Wednesday) - August 30th (Friday), 2019
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Nagoya Institute of Technology

September 2019

2019 JALT CUE and BizCom ESP Symposium
Date: September 21st (Saturday), 2019
Organization: College and University Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Uchida Yoko, Osaka

October 2019

JALT Other Language Educators (OLE) SIG Conference: Focusing on Intercultural Communication
Dates: October 5th (Saturday) - October 6th (Sunday), 2019
Organization: Other Language Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: St. Mary's College, Kurume City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 2019

JALT 2019: Teacher Efficacy, Learner Agency
Dates: November 1st (Friday) - November 4th (Monday), 2019
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: WINC AICHI, Nagoya City, Aichi

2019 Meisei University International Studies Center Professional Development Forum
Date: November 16th (Saturday), 2019
Call for papers due: October 13th (Sunday)
Organization: Meisei University International Studies Centre
Location: Hino City, Tokyo

International Communication and Community Development Conference
Dates: November 16th (Saturday) - November 17th (Sunday), 2019
Organization: Notre Dame Seishin University
Location: Notre Dame Seishin University, Okayama

JASAL 2019 Annual Conference: New Beginnings
Dates: November 30th (Saturday) - December 1st (Sunday), 2019
Organization: The Japan Association for Self-Access Learning
Location: Otemon Gakuin University in Ibaraki City, Osaka Prefecture

December 2019

7th British Council New Directions in English Language Assessment Conference
Dates: December 8th (Sunday) - December 9th (Monday), 2019
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Pacifico Yokohama

January 2020

Thailand TESOL 2020 and the Pan-Asian Consortium (PAC)
Dates: January 30th (Thursday) - February 1st (Saturday), 2020
Call for papers due: August 31st (Saturday)
Organization: Thailand TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Location: Bangkok, Thailand

February 2020

2020 CamTESOL Conference
Dates: February 7th (Friday) - February 9th (Sunday), 2020
Call for papers due: September 14th (Saturday)
Organization: Cambodia Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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