Conference Outline

Friday, April 27, 2018

09:15-10:00 Conference Registration & Morning Coffee

10:00-10:30 Announcements & Welcome Address

10:30-11:15 Keynote Presentation
Surviving and Thriving in the Gendered Waters of Japan: Ten Women’s Stories
Diane Hawley Nagatomo, Ochanomizu University, Japan

11:15-12:00 Virtual Keynote Presentation
Identity and Language Learning in an Unequal Digital World
Bonny Norton, University of British Columbia, Canada

12:05-12:20 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award

12:20-12:30 Conference Photograph

12:30-13:30 Lunch Break | Mame no Hatake

13:30-14:15 Featured Presentation
Task-Based Language Teaching in an English for Business Purposes Program
Ken Urano, Hokkai-Gakuen University, Japan

14:15-15:00 Featured Presentation
A New Paradigm for English Language Teaching in Asian Contexts
Judy Noguchi, Kobe Gakuin University, Japan

15:00-15:15 Coffee Break

15:15-16:45 Heritage in Language Plenary Panel

15:15-15:45 Keynote Presentation
Heritage in Language?
Umberto Ansaldo, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

15:45-16:15 Keynote Presentation
Heritage in Language: Nurturing Collective, Socially Relevant and Transformative Research in Education
Lisa Lim, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

16:15-16:45 Heritage in Language Q&A and Discussion

17:00-18:30: Conference Welcome Reception & Sake Tasting


Saturday, April 28, 2018

08:30-09:00 Coffee, Tea and Pastries

09:00-10:30 Parallel Session I

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45-12:45 Parallel Session II

12:45-13:45 Lunch Break | Mame no Hatake

13:45-15:15 Parallel Session III

15:15-16:15 Coffee Break & Conference Poster Session
15:45-16:45 Parallel Workshop Session

17:00-17:45 Featured Panel Presentation
Language Learning in a Time of Complexity and Change
Jo Mynard, Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS), Japan
Steve Cornwell, IAFOR & Osaka Jogakuin University, Japan
Ted O’Neill, Gakushuin University, Japan

18:30-21:00: Official Conference Dinner (optional extra)


Sunday, April 29, 2018

08:30-09:00 Coffee, Tea and Pastries

09:00-10:30 Parallel Session I

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45-12:15 Parallel Session II

12:15-13:30 Lunch Break | Mame no Hatake
12:45-13:30 Calligraphy (shuji) workshop organised by Group Wa | Room 504 (5F)

13:30-15:00 Parallel Session III

15:00-15:15 Closing Remarks


Monday, April 30, 2018

07:45-18:00: Post-conference Tour of Kyoto


The above schedule may be subject to change.