VLI is proud to present the handbook for Vocab@Tokyo, an international conference on vocabulary learning and teaching which was held at Meiji Gakuin University in central Tokyo on September 12-14, 2016 in co-operation with the JALT Vocabulary SIG. The conference was the second in the series of “Vocab@” conferences, following the inaugural conference held at Wellington, New Zealand, in 2013. This handbook features extended (1000-word) abstracts of presentations the world’s top vocabulary researchers.

Vocab@Tokyo 2016 Handbook

Conference Chair: Rob Waring (Notre Dame Seishin University, Japan)
Program Chair: Laurence Anthony (Waseda University, Japan)
Co-Site Chair: Charles Browne (Meiji Gakuin University, Japan)
Co-Site Chair: Tomoko Ishii (Meiji Gakuin University, Japan)

Handbook Editorial Staff:
Brandon Kramer (Editor), Imogen Custance, Clint Denison, Steve Porritt

Scientific Committee:
Kiyomi Chujo, Tom Cobb, David Coulson, Averil Coxhead, Tad Kamimoto, Batia Laufer, Atsushi Mizumoto, Tatsuya Nakata, Geoffrey Pinchbeck, John Racine, Diane Schmitt, Anna Siyanova, Jeffrey Stewart, Yukio Tono, Stuart Webb

Sponsors: Meiji Gakuin University, JALT Vocabulary SIG