Annual Conference

◆2020 Annual Conference

Dear SIETAR Japan Members and Colleagues,

Going online for the first time, our Annual Conference will offer a host of interactive programs on November 7 & 8 (Sat & Sun), 2020.

◆Theme: “Reimagining the Intercultural Landscape in Times of Adversity.”

Date: November 7 (Saturday) and November 8 (Sunday), 2020
Venue: Online

Conference Chair: Diane Sasaki (Vice-president of SIETAR Japan)

 ◆Call for Abstract

The Call for Proposal

All submissions will be accepted online.

Please click on “Abstract Submission”

Submission Period: July 1 (Wed.), 2020(00:00 am, JST)- July 31 (Fri.), 2020(23:59 pm,(JST)
* Please note that no proposals will be accepted after the deadline of July 31 (Fri.), 2020.

We look forward to receiving your submissions!

◆Conference Registration

The registration deadline for the conference (November 7 & 8) is Monday, October 19.
Members whose abstracts are accepted: please register for the conference by September 28.

- Conference Registration Fees
・Members whose abstracts are accepted: 5,000 JPY. Conference registration fee must be transferred by Monday, September 28.
・Members whose abstracts are accepted (Undergraduate/graduate students): Conference registration is free, but registration is required by September 28.
・Members (non-presenters): 3,000 JPY
・Non-members: 5,000 JPY
・Undergraduate/graduate students: Conference registration is free.
(*Your registration will be considered completed upon transfer of your registration fee. Please note that once the participation registration fee is transferred, it will not be refunded.)

・If you are not a yet a SIETAR Japan member, please send the application from first (downloadable from SIETAR Japan website) to the SIETAR Japan office (Email:, by September 30 (Wednesday) and pre-register already having a membership status.

・For overseas members/non-members/undergraduate students/graduate students: If your abstract has been accepted, please register for the conference by September 28. For others (non-presenters), please register by October 19 from below.



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◆Annual Conferences in Previous Years

2019 (Theme: “Promoting Gender Equity through Education, Training, and Research: Examining Masculinity and Male Privilege.”)
2018 (Theme: “Facing Uncertain Times Together: Strengthening Intercultural Connections”)

2017 (Theme: “Promoting Equity and Social Change: Acknowledging the Diversity Within”)
2016 (Theme:“Building a Community of Diversity: Intercultural Competence through Active Learning”)
2015 (Theme: “Critical Reflections on War and Peace: Dialogue for the Future”)
2014 (Theme: “Diversity and Social Justice: Toward a More Inclusive Society”)

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