8th International Conference on ESP in Asia, and the 3rd International Symposium on Innovative Teaching and Research in ESP (day 1 of 3)

Date: Friday, August 19th, 2016 Time: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM

Speaker: Helen Louise Basturkmen, Jigang Cai, John Flowerdew, John Maher, Yoshimasa A. Ono, Yilin Sun, Paul Thomson

The 8th annual international conference for ESP in Asia will be held in Tokyo, Japan August 19-21, 2016. The aim of this conference is to explore the educational, economic, as well as social aspects of ESP teaching and research in the Asian context, and to establish the basis, network and recognizable meeting point of ESP researchers and practitioners. We believe that with contributions from participants from all over the world, this conference will further develop the field in general and enhance ESP research and teaching practice in Asia in particular.

Conference themes include, but are not limited to:

  1. Curriculum and course design in ESP
  2. Materials design and writing in ESP
  3. Development and application of ESP theories
  4. ESP teaching and learning approaches and methods
  5. Innovations in ESP research and instruction
  6. ESP teacher development
  7. Development of ESP testing and assessment
  8. English teaching and learning for academic purposes
  9. English teaching and learning for professional purposes
  10. English teaching and research for business purposes
  11. English teaching and research for legal purposes
  12. Intercultural communication in ESP teaching


  • Advance Rate (Registration Before July 15, 2016)
    Regular 30,000 JPY, Student/Retiree 20,000 JPY
  • Late & Onsite Rate (Registration After July 15, 2016)
    Regular 35,000 JPY, Student/Retiree 25,000 JPY
  • Conference Fee includes Welcome Reception, Daily Lunch Box, Refreshments.
  • All fees are payable in cash on-site

For the most up-to-date information, please visit the conference website, www.g-edu.uec.ac.jp/jointesp2016.

Organization: University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo Research Station on Innovative and Global Tertiary English Education (UEC)

Cost: Advance: 30,000 yen (Student/Retiree 20,000 yen); on-site: 35,000 yen (Student/Retiree 25,000 yen)

Venue: University of Electro-Communications, Chofu, Tokyo (map)

Location: Chofu City, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan


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