News and Information

2015 Summer Social

Join us for the 2015 Kitakyushu JALT summer social. This year, we'll be enjoying the tabehodai/nomihodai (all-you-can eat and drink) service at the Rihga Royal Hotel Beer Hall, July 7, from 5:30 pm (closing time is 9:00 pm). The cost is ¥5,000 (¥1,000 for children up to Junior High School age), and includes a wide range of food and drinks with no time limit. All welcome, JALT members and non-members alike.

We'll be meeting in front of the hotel a little before 5:30 pm on the day.

Call for Presentations: neuroELT Brain Days Conference

May 5 is the deadline for presentation proposals for this year's "Brain Days" Neuroscience in ELT conference.

The conference will be in Kitakyushu July 19-21. There's a special 2-for-the-price-of-1 early registration deal (the organisers received a grant from the city) so you and a friend new to the conference can register for 14,000 yen (US$140) for two. Send in your proposal soon! More details are available here: http://fab-efl.com/page1/index.html

Chapter Committee Elections

It's time to elect the new slate of officers for the Kitakyushu JALT chapter for 2013-2014—or to ratify those who are standing. See the list of candidates at http://jalt.org/chapters/kq/content/2013-election-statements.

All members of the Kitakyushu JALT chapter are eligible to vote. Each member may vote once. All voting is to be done online, with voting closing on 9 October. You can place your vote here.