PanSIG Conference Archive

PanSIG is an annual conference sponsored and organized by many of the Special Interest Groups (SIGs) of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT). This page gives information about past PanSIG conferences. The first PanSIG conference was held in 2002.

2002-2004 | 2005-2007 | 2008-2010 | 2011-2013 | 2014-2016


PanSIG 2019

PanSIG 2019 will be held at Konan University in Kobe.  The exact dates will be announced later.


PanSIG 2018

PanSIG 2018 will be held at Toyo Gakuen University (Hongo Campus) in Tokyo on May 19-20, 2018. Call for papers due January 15, 2018


PanSIG 2017

PanSIG 2017 was held at Akita International University on May 19-21, 2017. The conference theme was "Expand Your Interests."

Downloads: PanSIG 2017 Schedule | PanSIG 2017 Handbook | PanSIG 2017 HandoutsPanSIG 2017 Journal (submissions due July 31, 2017) | Photos 1, 2, 3, 4


PanSIG 2016

PanSIG 2016 was held at Meio University in Nago, Okinawa on May 20-23, 2016. The conference theme was "Innovations in Education."

Downloads: PanSIG 2016 SchedulePanSIG 2016 Handbook | PanSIG 2016 Journal |  PanSIG 2016 Handouts | Photos 1, 2 | Video


PanSIG 2015

PanSIG2015 was held at Kobe City University of Foreign Studies on May 16-17, 2015. The conference theme was "Narratives: Raising the Happiness Quotient."

Downloads: PanSIG 2015 Schedule | PanSIG 2015 Handbook | PanSIG 2015 Journal


PanSIG 2014

PanSIG 2014 was held at Miyazaki Municipal University on May 10-11, 2014. The conference theme was "Sustainability: Making Teaching and Learning Last."

Downloads: PanSIG 2014 Schedule | PanSIG 2014 Handbook | PanSIG 2014 Proceedings


PanSIG 2013

PanSIG 2013 was held at Nanzan University in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture on May 18-19, 2013. The conference theme was "From Many, One: Collaboration, Cooperation, and Community."

Downloads: PanSIG 2013 Schedule | PanSIG 2013 Handbook | PanSIG 2013 Proceedings | Photos


PanSIG 2012

PanSIG 2012 was held at Hiroshima University on June 16-17, 2012. The conference theme was "Literacy: SIGnals of emergence."

Downloads: PanSIG 2012 Schedule | PanSIG 2012 Handbook | PanSIG 2012 Proceedings


PanSIG 2011

PanSIG 2011 was held at Shinshu University in Matsumoto, Nagano on May 21-22, 2011. The conference theme was "Discovering Paths to Fluency."

Downloads: PanSIG 2011 Schedule | PanSIG 2011 Handbook | PanSIG 2011 Proceedings


PanSIG 2010

PanSIG 2010 was held at Osaka Gakuin University on May 22-23, 2010. The conference theme was "Learner Perspectives."

Downloads: PanSIG 2010 Schedule | PanSIG 2010 Handbook | PanSIG 2010 Proceedings


PanSIG 2009

PanSIG 2009 was held at Toyo Gakuen University, Nagareyama Campus in Chiba on May 23-24, 2009. The conference theme was "Infinite possibilities: expanding limited opportunities in language education."

Link: PanSIG 2009 Proceedings


PanSIG 2008

PanSIG 2008 was held at Doshisha University, Shinmachi Campus in Kyoto on May 10-11, 2008. The conference theme was "Diversity and Convergence, education with integrity."

Link: PanSIG 2008 Proceedings


PanSIG 2007

PanSIG 2007 was held at Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture on May 12 - 13, 2007. The conference theme was "Second Language Acquisition - Theory and Pedagogy."

Link: PanSIG 2007 Proceedings


PanSIG 2006

PanSIG 2006 was held at Tokai University in Shizuoka on May 13-14, 2006. The conference theme was "Authentic Communication."

Link: PanSIG 2006 Proceedings


PanSIG 2005

PanSIG 2005 was held at Tokyo Keizai University in Tokyo on May 14-15, 2005. The conference theme was "Lifelong Learning."

Link: PanSIG 2005 Proceedings


PanSIG 2004

PanSIG 2004 was held at Tokyo Keizai University in Tokyo on May 22-23, 2004. The conference theme was "The Interface Between Interlanguage, Pragmatics and Assessment."

Link: PanSIG 2004 Proceedings


PanSIG 2003

PanSIG 2003 was held at Kyoto Sangyo University on May 10-11, 2003.

Link: PanSIG 2003 Proceedings


PanSIG 2002

PanSIG 2002 was held at the Kyoto Institute of Technology on May 11-12, 2002. The conference theme was "Curriculum Innovation, Testing and Evaluation."

Link: PanSIG 2002 Proceedings