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 2020

Teacher Journeys 2020 Online
Dates: August 15th (Saturday) - September 15th (Tuesday), 2020
Call for papers due: August 15th (Saturday)
Organization: Teacher Development Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Online

September 2020

CANCELLED: The JACET 59th International Convention
Dates: September 8th (Tuesday) - September 10th (Thursday), 2020
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Doshisha University, Shinmachi Campus, Kyoto

JALT CUE SIG Conference
Dates: September 12th (Saturday) - September 13th (Sunday), 2020
Call for papers due: August 10th (Monday)
Organization: College and University Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Soka University, Kumamoto

October 2020

VietTESOL International Convention 2020
Dates: October 15th (Thursday) - October 17th (Saturday), 2020
Organization: VietTESOL
Location: University of Foreign Language Studies, The University of Da Nang

POSTPONED: The 2020 Korea TESOL International Conference
Dates: October 17th (Saturday) - October 18th (Sunday), 2020
Organization: Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Sookmyung Women's University, Campus 2, Seoul, South Korea

The praxis of teaching, learning, and assessment with CEFR and CLIL
Dates: October 23rd (Friday) - October 25th (Sunday), 2020
Organization: CEFR and Language Portfolio Special Interest Group of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Akita International University

November 2020

JALT2020: Communities of Teachers and Learners (online)
Dates: November 20th (Friday) - November 23rd (Monday), 2020
Call for papers due: July 17th (Friday)
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Online

2020 International Asia TEFL Conference
Dates: November 26th (Thursday) - November 28th (Saturday), 2020
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: KINTEX Convention Center, Goyang, South Korea

December 2020

60th PALT Anniversary and 2020 PAC (Pan-Asian Consortium) International Conference
Dates: December 3rd (Thursday) - December 5th (Saturday), 2020
Organization: Philippine Association for Language Teaching, Inc.
Location: Angeles University Foundation, Angeles, Philippines

JASAL2020: Learner Support in Self-Access Language Learning
Date: December 5th (Saturday), 2020
Call for papers due: August 31st (Monday)
Organization: The Japan Association for Self-Access Learning
Location: Tokyo International University, Campus 1, Kawagoe, Saitama

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