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Call for papers due December 20th (Friday) 2019
The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair
The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair will be held on Saturday, 22nd February and Sunday, 23rd February, 2020.

December 7th (Saturday) 2019

Neurodiversity in the EFL Classroom
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Jennifer Yphantides of Soka University
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Tamadaira no Mori Fureaikan, Room 3-1 (2nd floor)
City: Hino City
Brief description: Abstract: Although it appears as if there has been an increase in students with mental disorders such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHS) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the higher numbers are due to more recognition and better diagnostic tools (Rogers & Dawson, 2010; Silberman, 2015).

January 19th (Sunday) 2020

JALT School Owners SIG Mini-conference
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Kenny Fritts, Lawrence Hong, Peter Lackner, Grant Osterman, Doris Wong
Organization: School Owners Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Tokiwamatsu Gakuen Junior & Senior High School 4 Chome-17-16 Himonya, Meguro City, Tokyo (map)
City: Tokyo
Brief description: The mini-conference is a day dedicated to presentations that would interest school owners.

February 9th (Sunday) 2020

Bring Your Classroom to Life - Winter Tour 2020 (Tokyo)
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Speaker: Rachel Wilson, Lesley Ito, Julie Hwang
Organization: National Geographic Learning (Cengage Learning)
Venue: TKP Tokyo-eki Central Conference Center, Hall 10A map
City: Tokyo
Brief description: Come and join National Geographic Learning for a fascinating day of practical workshops that showcase a range of skills and techniques for teaching young learners.

February 22nd (Saturday) 2020

The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers. Call for papers due December 20th, 2019
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Venue: Otsuma Womens University Chiyoda Campus, Building G., 12 Sanban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8357
City: Tokyo
Brief description: Inviting all ELT professionals and those interested in English language learning and teaching.

February 23rd (Sunday) 2020

Today is Emperor's Birthday (Tennou-tanjyou-bi)

The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers. Call for papers due December 20th, 2019
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Venue: Otsuma Womens University Chiyoda Campus, Building G., 12 Sanban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8357
City: Tokyo
Brief description: Inviting all ELT professionals and those interested in English language learning and teaching.

March 14th (Saturday) 2020

TUJ Distinguished Lecturer Series: Effective Techniques for Teaching and Learning L2 Writing
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Eli Hinkel (Seattle Pacific University, U. S. A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: TUJ Tokyo Campus 1-14-29 Taishido, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 154-0004 (map)
City: Tokyo
Brief description: L2 writing instruction has the goal of developing learners' skills directly relevant to producing written text.

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