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Events of professional interest to language teachers in Tokyo.

Upcoming Deadlines in Tokyo

Call for papers due February 28th (Tuesday) 2017
The Fourth World Congress on Extensive Reading
The Fourth World Congress on Extensive Reading will be held August 4-7, 2017 at Toyo Gakuen University in Tokyo.

Call for papers due May 31st (Wednesday) 2017
CUE English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Symposium
The fourth CUE English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Symposium will be held September 9, 2017 at Keio University.

January 21st (Saturday) 2017

JACET ESP SIG Kanto January Chapter Meeting
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Philip McCasland (Fukushima University)
Organization: JACET English for Specific Purposes SIG (Japan Association of College English Teachers) Kanto
Venue: Room 4201 (Bldg. 4), Yoyogi campus, Tokai University 2-28-4 Tomigaya, Shibuya, Tokyo 151-0063 map
Brief description: Program: 15:00-15:30 Invited Presentation by Philip McCasland (Fukushima University) Title of Talk: Teaching Entrepreneurship: Policy, Framework, Method, Practice Presenter Bio: Philip McCasland is an associate professor in the Department of Business and Economics at Fukushima University.

January 24th (Tuesday) 2017

Emotion in SLA Self-Report Research
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Gabriele Kasper (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: New York University, School of Professional Studies, American Language Institute at Shinagawa Intercity Tower A 22F, 2-15-1 Konan, Minato-ku
Brief description: Interested in learning about Dr. Gabriele Kasper's recent research? Come find out more--of special interest to any members who attended her popular lecture a few years ago.

February 3rd (Friday) 2017

2016 Member Presentations
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Tokyo JALT Members
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: The NYU School of Professional Studies Japan Center, 22F, Shinagawa Intercity Tower A, 2-15-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo (map)
Brief description: Tokyo JALT presents our 2016 Member Presentations for your education and enjoyment. Tokyo JALT believes in supporting the development of local members, both by bringing the best presenters from abroad and by fostering local talent as well.

February 4th (Saturday) 2017

Double Feature: The Creative Collaboration behind Are You An Echo? The Lost Poetry Of Misuzu Kaneko; and SCBWI Showcase of New Works
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Jacobson, Michiko Tsuboi, Toshikado Hajiri, Michael Currinder, Suzanne Kamata, Keiko Kazsa, Leza Lowitz, Ginny Tapley Takemori, and Holly Thompson
Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan
Venue: Tokyo Women's Plaza, Audiovisual Rooms A & B 5-53-67 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (by the United Nations University)
Brief description: Speakers include: Author David Jacobson Translator Michiko Tsuboi Illustrator Toshikado Hajiri Michael Currinder, author of Running Full Tilt Suzanne Kamata, author of The Mermaids Of Lake Michigan Keiko Kazsa, author of Yuukun's Bear Pajamas Leza Lowitz, author of Up From The Sea Ginny Tapley Takemori, author of The Secret Of The Blue Glass Holly Thompson, author of Falling Into The Dragon's Mouth Join three of the creators of the stunning picture book published by Chin Music Press about the life and poetry of Misuzu Kaneko.

February 14th (Tuesday) 2017

Specialized Vocabulary in Context: Challenges for learners, teachers and research
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Averil Coxhead (Victoria University of Wellington)
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: 22F, Shinagawa Intercity Tower A, 2-15-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo (map)
Brief description: Interested in hearing about vocabulary? Join Tokyo JALT on Valentine's Day and hear Dr. Coxhead's presentation.

June 10th (Saturday) 2017

4th Annual Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland University Japan
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due Dec 15th
Organization: Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland College Japan
Venue: Lakeland University Japan 5-7-12 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Brief description: "Building Bridges" Recent years have seen growing influence among those who wish to erect barriers, both national and ideological.

August 4th (Friday) 2017

The Fourth World Congress on Extensive Reading
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers due February 28th, 2017
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Venue: Toyo Gakuen University, Hongo Campus, Tokyo (access)
Brief description: The World Congress gathers all those involved with the extensive reading approach -- students, teachers, scholars, writers and publishers -- under one roof for a conference dedicated purely to extensive reading.

August 5th (Saturday) 2017

The Fourth World Congress on Extensive Reading (day 2 of 4)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers due February 28th, 2017
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Venue: Toyo Gakuen University, Hongo Campus, Tokyo (access)
Brief description: The World Congress gathers all those involved with the extensive reading approach -- students, teachers, scholars, writers and publishers -- under one roof for a conference dedicated purely to extensive reading.

August 6th (Sunday) 2017

The Fourth World Congress on Extensive Reading (day 3 of 4)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers due February 28th, 2017
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Venue: Toyo Gakuen University, Hongo Campus, Tokyo (access)
Brief description: The World Congress gathers all those involved with the extensive reading approach -- students, teachers, scholars, writers and publishers -- under one roof for a conference dedicated purely to extensive reading.

August 7th (Monday) 2017

The Fourth World Congress on Extensive Reading (day 4 of 4)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers due February 28th, 2017
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Venue: Toyo Gakuen University, Hongo Campus, Tokyo (access)
Brief description: The World Congress gathers all those involved with the extensive reading approach -- students, teachers, scholars, writers and publishers -- under one roof for a conference dedicated purely to extensive reading.

September 16th (Saturday) 2017

CUE ESP Symposium
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due May 31st
Organization: College and University Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Keio University, Tokyo
Brief description: This is the fourth ESP Symposium offered by the JALT CUE SIG; this year in collaboration with the JALT BizCom SIG. The ESP Symposium features three plenary speakers -- two from overseas and one from within Japan -- with a broad of expertise in the field of teaching and researching English for Specific Purposes (ESP).

Groups Active In Tokyo

Listed in decreasing order by the number of events on ELT Calendar by each group in Tokyo. (The ELT Calendar database goes back to 2001.)

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