Osaka JALT:

Osaka JALT Back to School 2013 Mini-Conference

Date: Sunday, April 14th, 2013 Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Speaker: Various. Plenary speaker: Yuko Nishiyama. Call for proposals due March 14

Back to School is Osaka JALT's annual one-day mini-conference which aims to share ideas on a wide range of topics to help everyone start the new school year on a positive note. Check out this 30 sec. video summary of the 2011 event.

This year's plenary speaker, Ms. Yuko Nishiyama, will be talking about her experiences since evacuating from Fukushima after the disasters of 3/11/11.

Call for proposals due March 14th
With long and short presentation slots, poster sessions, and plenty of time to socialize, there is sure to be something for everyone. Presentations can be in English, Japanese, or any language you like. Teachers and students of all kinds are all very welcome and encouraged to submit proposals for any kind of presentation, including group presentations, workshops, round-table discussions, you name it. Space and time permitting, we'll do our best to fit you in. To submit presentation proposals, please use this form. DEADLINE: March 14, 23:59

There are some restaurants and convenience stores nearby, but we recommend bringing a bento or ordering one before 11:00 at the registration table on the B1 level so as to be able to relax and chat with fellow participants more easily.

Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Osaka JALT)

Cost: JALT Members: 1000 yen (free for students)
Non-members: 2000 yen (500 yen for students)

Venue: Osaka Gakuin University, Building 13, near Hankyu Shojaku and JR Kishibe stations (map)

Location: Suita City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan


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