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2023 CUE SIG Conference: Call for Papers

The JALT CUE SIG is happy to announce that our 2023 conference will be held at the University of Toyama from September 15th to 18th, 2023.

We are pleased to announce that the call for Presentation Proposals is now open, we will be accepting proposals until 11:59 PM on Sunday, July 23rd. Click here to submit a proposal,  (or you can go directly to the Edzilla website at https://cue2023.edzil.la/)

If you have any questions you can contact us at: jaltcueconference@gmail.com

Call for Presentation Proposals

The Call for Presentation Proposals has been extended to 11:59 PM on Sunday, July 23rd.

  • The call is open to both JALT and non-JALT members, in Japan or overseas.
  • Proposals should reflect the aims of the conference and relate to tertiary education.
  • Abstracts regarding research items or projects that are still incomplete at the time of submission may also be accepted.
  • We accept submissions in English and Japanese, as well as Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Mandarin-Chinese, Persian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Thai. For proposals submitted in languages other than English, we request a short description of its content in English for vetting purposes.

When you submit your proposal, you can choose from the following options:

  1. Face-to-face short presentation (25 minutes including Q&A, research or practice-based)

    Current research or practice about reflective teaching, self-care strategies, linguistics, language learning, or methodology, as well as issues related to gender, diversity, and accessibility in college and university settings. Present at Toyama University on one of the days of the conference. A great choice for people who want to give a standard conference presentation. Please note that WiFi internet connection is not available in presentation rooms, so any internet-based activities will require your cellular data. To conserve data usage, please download your presentation in advance at a provided hotspot.

  2. Face-to-face professional development workshop (45 minutes including Q&A)

    These presentations are designed to be interactive, hone professional skills, and provide resources for teaching, presenting, writing, planning and conducting research, or other professional activities. We welcome topics related to reflective and inclusive teaching practices, self-care strategies, mentoring others, improving communication, getting involved in professional organizations, or anything else that you feel would help college and university educators develop professionally. Present at Toyama University on one of the days of the conference. A great choice for people who want to interact live with the audience for an extended period of time (for example, modeling practice-based activities). Please note that WiFi internet connection is not available in presentation rooms, so any internet-based activities will require your cellular data. To conserve data usage, please download your presentation in advance at a provided hotspot.

  3. Interactive poster session (45 min. including Q&A)

    Present a research poster to a live audience at the event. Posters must be paper-based. Presenters must be on-hand to present and discuss their research throughout the session.

  4. Group Forum (90 Minutes)

    For group presentations such as round tables, forums, or panel discussions. A limited number of places are available for this format, so if your group would be willing to adapt your content to a 45-minute presentation slot, please indicate your flexibility in the comments.

Time limits will be strictly enforced.

Proposal Deadlines

Proposals must be submitted by Sunday, July 23rd, 2023, at 11:59 pm JST. Responses regarding your submissions will be sent via email no later than August 1, 2023. Those who are requested to revise their submissions will be notified in late July, with a revision deadline of mid-August.

Submitting a Proposal

Presentation Proposals may be submitted on Edzilla (Click here to submit proposals or you can go directly to the Edzilla website at https://cue2023.edzil.la/).When submitting your proposal, please provide the following information:

  • PRESENTER INFORMATION: Names, affiliations (academic institution or workplace), and email addresses of each presenter;
  • TITLE: No more than 75 characters (40 characters for Japanese);
  • FORMAT: In-person short presentation (25 minutes), In-person long presentation (45 minutes), In-person interactive poster session (45 minutes including Q&A), or group forum (90 minutes);
  • ABSTRACT: No more than 200 words in English or 400 Japanese characters. This will be used for vetting in the selection process and will appear in the conference handbook. Submissions that have fewer than 150 words may be declined for acceptance. For proposals submitted in languages other than English, we request a short description of its content in English for vetting purposes.
  • KEYWORDS: Please list 2-4 keywords to classify your presentation;
  • NOTES: Please indicate any special requests you have for your presentation. (Speakers must supply their own digital devices and any needed adapters).

Number of Presentations Per Person

Each person may only submit one proposal as lead presenter and may only appear in one other proposal as a co-presenter or forum participant. Excess submissions will be deleted if a presenter is listed in more than two proposals. Since the whole proposal, not simply one presenter, will be eliminated, this will result in co-presenters being eliminated as well, even if they have not exceeded the limit for proposals.