JALT ANNOUNCEMENTS

JALT2018 is only a few days away from us and we are looking forward to
seeing many of you at the conference and/or online! The conference
hashtag is #JALT2018 – please get involved! We wish you a memorable
conference experience, full of diverse ideas, productive discussions,
new learnings, inclusive networking, and inspiring moments.

This month’s announcements include eight announcements about JALT2018
and two announcements about JALT Publications:

1. Registration
2. Code of Conduct
3. First-Time Attendees and New Members Orientation
4. Conference App
5. Environmental Levy
6. Livestream Schedule and Recording
7. Best Poster Design Competition Guidelines
8. Twitter Selfie Contest
9. Volunteering for JALT Publications
10. Job Hunting in Japan

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1. Registration

Online registration is available until tomorrow (19 November).
Conference registration link: https://jalt.org/conference/jalt2018/registration
Registration onsite will be available for all days of the conference.

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2. Code of Conduct

JALT seeks to provide a safe, hospitable, and productive environment
for all JALT members, staff, volunteers, and event attendees,
regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, disability, physical
appearance, gender, or sexual orientation. JALT prohibits any
intimidating, threatening, or harassing conduct during JALT events and
any socializing related to those events. Please visit this link for
more details:

https://jalt.org/main/jalt-code-conduct, and here is the link to a
video about our Code of Conduct: https://youtu.be/64wwDPq53XI

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3. First-Time Attendees and New Members Orientation

Is this your first time attending the JALT International Conference?
Are you a new JALT member? If so, please consider attending this
orientation, which will be held on Saturday, November 24th, 11:00 AM –
11:25 AM, Practice Room 2 B1.

More information at: https://jalt.org/conference/jalt2018/orientation

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4. Conference App

This year we have a conference app available on both the Apple App
Store for iPhones and iPads, and in Google Play for Android devices.
Access via your smartphone or tablet and search for JALT.

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5. Environmental Levy

This year at JALT2018, we are encouraging participants to consider
paying an environmental levy of 500 yen or 1000 yen at registration or
at the GILE (Global Issues in Language Education) SIG table on-site to
help offset the conference’s footprint. After the conference proceeds
will be donated to carbon-offset projects that have been selected by
the Environmental Committee.

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6. Livestream Schedule and Recording at JALT2018

We are planning to live-stream the sessions listed at this link
https://jalt.org/conference/jalt2018/virtually-connecting on the
conference Twitter page (@JALTConference) and record them. The
recordings will be available on JALT’s YouTube channel
(http://bit.ly/jaltYTchan) after the conference.

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7. Best Poster Design Competition Guidelines

This year, we will be running a competition for best poster design.
There will be four winners – one winner for each of the four sessions
– 11.00-12.30 on Saturday A (24th), 16.40-18.10 on Saturday B
(24th),12.30-14.00 on Sunday C (25th), 16.35-18.05 on Sunday D (25th).
Winners will be awarded a 5,000 yen Amazon voucher to spend as they
wish!

When you attend the JALT poster sessions, please look for a voting
slip and ballot box. Write the name and title of the poster you feel
has the best design. Drop your voting slip in the box. Your number one
pick, just may win! Remember, every vote counts!

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8. Twitter Selfie Contest

Take a selfie at JALT2018, tag it with #JALT2018Selfie, tweet it, and
win free coffee! Winners will be randomly chosen and notified via
direct message on Twitter.

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9. Volunteering for JALT Publications

Interested in volunteering for JALT Publications? We are constantly on
the look out for volunteers to join all of our publications. We offer
full training and support, and the chance to join a group of dedicated
people at the heart of JALT’s services to members. If you’d like more
information, please visit: http://jalt-publications.org/recruiting, or
contact us directly through http://jalt-publications.org/contact.

We will also be holding a poster session at JALT2018 in Shizuoka on
volunteering for JALT Publications. Come and see us there, or drop by
our JALT Publications booth in the main hall.

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10. Job Hunting in Japan

Looking for a teaching position in Japan? Visit our JALT Publications
Career Development Corner:
http://jalt-publications.org/tlt/departments/career-development-corner/jobs

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Peace,
Parisa

Parisa Mehran
Director of Public Relations, JALT

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Hope to see you @ #JALT2018: https://jalt.org/conference/jalt2018
Join JALT: http://jalt.org/main/membership
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JALTConference
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JALT2018
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaltconference
LinkedIn Group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/99764
LinkedIn Page: https://bit.ly/2BY2y8X
Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/people/158472496@N03
YouTube: http://bit.ly/jaltYTchan
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