Conferences & Events

UPCOMING conferences & events

JASAL 2023 National Conference. Saturday, October 21st, 2023, at Gifu Shotoku Gakuen University.

PAST conferences & events
JASAL has held Forums at JALT conferences related to self-access learning and learner autonomy since 2006, and started an annual stand-alone conference in 2015. JASAL members also host events for both students and academics/administrators at SACs across the country. Click the links for abstracts, copies of slides, and photos from previous events.

6th JASAL Student Conference, Saturday, December 17, 2022. (13:00–17:00). Online.

JASAL Forum at JALT2022. Sunday, November 13, 2022. (10:45-12:15). Online.

JASAL2022 National Conference, Saturday, October 22, 2022, at Akita International University.

JASAL Forum at JALT2021, Saturday, November 13, 2021, (18:00~19:30). Online.

5th JASAL Student Conference, Saturday, November 27, 2021 (13:00-16:00). Online.

JASAL2021 National Conference, Saturday, October 23, 2021. Online.

Advising in Language Learning and Its Application to Classroom Teaching (Joint event with JALT Kyoto Chapter), Saturday July 10, Online

Online Panel Discussion, Thursday, March 25, 2021

The 2nd JASAL Student Online Forum, Saturday, February 6, 2021(Online).

JASAL2020 National Conference Saturday, December 5, 2020 (Online), includes SAC Tour of Tokyo International University (TIU) English Plaza

JASAL Forum at JALT2020 Sunday, November 22, 2020 (Online)

JASAL Online Student Forum 2020 Saturday, July 4, 2020

JASAL 2019 National Conference Saturday, November 30~Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Otemon Gakuin University, Ibaraki City, Osaka

JASAL Student Conference 2019 Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Konan Women’s University, Kobe

JASAL 2018 x SUTLF 5 Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Sojo University, Kumamoto

JASAL Forum: Open Discussion on Self-Access Learning in Practice at ILA2018 (Independent Learning Association Conference 2018). September 5~8, 2018, Konan Women’s University, Kobe

JASAL SAC tour at ILA 2018. Wednesday, September 5, 2018

JASAL 2017 Annual Conference on Sat., December 16, 2017 at Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS) in Chiba.

JASAL Forum at PanSIG 2017 at Akita International University, Saturday, May 20, 2017

Self-Access Center Tour at Akita International University. Friday May 19, 2017

JASAL 2016 Annual Conference, Konan Women’s University, Kobe. Saturday, December 10, 2016

SAC Tour at Meijo University Nagoya Dome Mae Campus. Friday, November 25, 2016

Empowering Students in Self Access Conference (ESSAC). Saturday, October 15. 2016

JASAL SAC Tour & Discussion at English House, Chiba University, Tuesday, March 29, 2016

JASAL 10th Anniversary Conference & VISTA tour at Kanda Institute of Foreign Languages Tokyo, Saturday, December 12 2015

JASAL SAC Tour & Discussion at Tokoha University, Shizuoka. Saturday, November 21, 2015.

Okayama University L-cafe tour and JASAL Show & Tell session. Saturday, July 11, 2015

JASAL SAC Visit & Discussion, Sojo University, Kumamoto. Monday, Feb 2 2015

JASAL Forum @ JALT 2014 Tsukuba 

JASAL SAC Tour & Get-Together 2014 @ Kanda Institute of Foreign Languages, Tokyo

JASAL Forum @ JALT 2013 Kobe

Student Involvement in Self Access Centers Conference, February 1st & 2nd, 2013, Nanzan University Kenshu Center

JASAL Forum @ JALT 2012 Hamamatsu

JASAL Forum @ JALT 2011 Tokyo

JASAL Forum @ JALT 2010 Nagoya

JASAL Forum @ JALT 2009 Shizuoka

JASAL Forum @ JALT 2008 Tokyo

JASAL Forum @ JALT 2007 Tokyo

ILA 2007 Japan

JALT 2006 Kitakyushu