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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.

July 2018

JALT Speech, Drama, and Debate SIG Summer Traveling Conference 2018 (Nishinomiya, Hyogo)
Date: July 7th (Saturday), 2018
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kwansei Gakuin University (Uegahara Campus), Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture

The 30th Anniversary Conference of the JACET Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter
Date: July 7th (Saturday), 2018
Organization: Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Kyushu Sangyo University, Fukuoka

JALT Speech, Drama, and Debate SIG Summer Travelling Conference 2018 (Nagoya)
Dates: July 14th (Saturday) - July 15th (Sunday), 2018
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya (venue TBA)

JALT Speech, Drama, and Debate SIG Summer Traveling Conference 2018 (Fujisawa, Kanagawa)
Date: July 21st (Saturday), 2018
Call for papers due: July 1st (Sunday)
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shonan Institute of Technology, Fujisawa City, Kanagawa

Okinawa Summer Language Teaching Symposium 2018
Dates: July 21st (Saturday) - July 22nd (Sunday), 2018
Call for papers due: July 1st (Sunday)
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: OIST Seaside House, Onna, Okinawa

Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS) 2018
Dates: July 23rd (Monday) - July 27th (Friday), 2018
Organization: Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium
Location: Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Aichi University Culture and Language Symposium
Date: July 27th (Friday), 2018
Organization: Aichi University Faculty of International Communication
Location: Aichi University, Toyohashi Campus

August 2018

The 1st JACET Summer (45th) and English Education (6th) Joint Seminar
Dates: August 20th (Monday) - August 22nd (Wednesday), 2018
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Kyoto Prefectural University

The 57th JACET International Convention
Dates: August 28th (Tuesday) - August 30th (Thursday), 2018
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Tohoku Gakuin University, Tsuchitoi Campus, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture

September 2018

Independent Learning Association Conference 2018
Dates: September 5th (Wednesday) - September 8th (Saturday), 2018
Organization: Independent Learning Association
Location: Konan Women's University, Kobe

The JALT Business Communication SIG 2018 Annual Conference
Dates: September 8th (Saturday) - September 9th (Sunday), 2018
Call for papers due: June 30th (Saturday)
Organization: The Business English Special Interest Group of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyo University (Hakusan Campus), Tokyo

JLTA 2018: The 22nd Annual Conference of the Japan Language Testing Association
Dates: September 8th (Saturday) - September 9th (Sunday), 2018
Organization: The Japan Language Testing Association
Location: Hokkai-Gakuen University, Sapporo

7th Annual Vocabulary Symposium 2018
Date: September 15th (Saturday), 2018
Organization: Vocabulary Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Meiji Gakuin University, Shirokane Campus, Tokyo

JALT CUE SIG 25th Anniversary Conference
Dates: September 15th (Saturday) - September 16th (Sunday), 2018
Call for papers due: June 26th (Tuesday)
Organization: College and University Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Rikkyo University, Tokyo

Speech, Drama, and Debate SIG Fall Conference 2018 in Okinawa
Dates: September 15th (Saturday) - September 17th (Monday), 2018
Call for papers due: August 26th (Sunday)
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: TBD

October 2018

VietTESOL Convention 2018
Dates: October 12th (Friday) - October 13th (Saturday), 2018
Call for papers due: July 20th (Friday)
Organization: VietTESOL
Location: Hanoi University of Industry (HaUI), Vietnam

The 26th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference
Dates: October 13th (Saturday) - October 14th (Sunday), 2018
Organization: Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, South Korea

The IAFOR Asian Conference on Education 2018
Dates: October 13th (Saturday) - October 15th (Monday), 2018
Organization: International Academic Forum
Location: Toshi Center Hotel, Tokyo

November 2018

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

December 2018

The 5th International Conference on Foreign Language Learning and Teaching (FLLT 2018)
Dates: December 7th (Friday) - December 8th (Saturday), 2018
Call for papers due: July 31st (Tuesday)
Organization: Language Institute, Thammasat University
Location: Duangtawan Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand

JASAL 2018 X SUTLF 5 Making Connections
Dates: December 14th (Friday) - December 16th (Sunday), 2018
Call for papers due: September 30th (Sunday)
Organization: NanKyu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sojo University, Kumamoto

February 2019

JALT SDD SIG Early Spring Conference 2019 (Sapporo)
Dates: February 4th (Monday) - February 6th (Wednesday), 2019
Call for papers due: January 13th (Sunday)
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: APA Hotel and Resort, Sapporo, Hokkaido

May 2019

4th GEN TEFL International Conference (GEN TEFL 2019)
Dates: May 18th (Saturday) - May 19th (Sunday), 2019
Call for papers due: December 30th (Sunday)
Organization: Global Educators Network Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Bali, Indonesia

August 2019

The 5th World Congress on Extensive Reading
Dates: August 9th (Friday) - August 12th (Monday), 2019
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan