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Conferences & Events

conference [n.]

1. a formal meeting for discussion or debate. 2. an association in commerce for regulation or exchange of information. 3. a league of sports teams or clubs.
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Conferences have a range of descriptors. These include - conference, congress, forum, institute, round table, seminar, summit, symposium, even webinar and workshop. There are also instances where they combine with other presentations as in a joint Conference & Expo. Many variations are included.

There are multiple educational conferences virtually every day. These cover almost every educational topic and level.

Pages list conferences and related events at regional, state/territory, national and international level. Each listing contains date, title, a brief comment and the venue. They are listed in date order.

Australian conferences/events are given priority but not to the exclusion of relevant conferences, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, but also in other parts of the world.

Information is added as far ahead of actual dates as possible and updated where this is required.

The Past Conference Page lists conferences that have been completed. These are only listed by date and title.
Each monthly listing is only maintained for a period of six months to allow access to papers and reports.

Use individual links below to access specific listings for each month.

April 2020
Date Event
2-3 ECEC Innovation Forum 2020
Where Early Childhood Education and Care meets the future. ‘Benefit from the knowledge and experience of sector leaders as we explore how innovation can and will shape the future of ECEC. Connect and build relationships with ECEC sector leaders, operators, managers and solution providers’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach, Brighton-Le-Sands, Sydney, NSW.
5-7 World Literacy Summit 2020
The summit ‘will serve as a unique opportunity for delegates to collaborate, share ideas and learn. It provides a platform for debate, discussion, and sharing of knowledge between some of the world’’s most ardent literacy and educational leaders, institutions, organisations and pioneers’. Learn. Empower. Collaborate.
Venue : Sheldonian, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom.
6-10 SITE 2020
‘This society represents individual teacher educators and affiliated organisations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development’.
Venue : New Orleans Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
12-14 New ! ACT Conference - UN Youth Australia
‘A three day event bringing together high school students from across the ACT and surrounds to explore and discuss issues facing the global community today. Run entirely by young people for young people, this conference is an opportunity for students to engage in workshops, speaker sessions, problem-solving programs, and’ more.
Venue : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
14-16 ACCE 2020
‘It’s a great chance for educators across Australia [and the world] to come together and see what Victoria has to offer’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
15-17 2020 Groningen Declaration Network Annual Meeting
‘Under the broad theme of Using Innovation to Disrupt: Creating a Sustainable Digital Ecosystem for Learners, stakeholders from around the globe will meet to share experiences, insights and innovations on student mobility, digital credentials and collaborative activities taking place around the world’.
Venue : TBC, India.
15-17 ICEF Australia New Zealand [ANZA]
‘Both Australia and New Zealand offer world-class education, travel, and lifestyle opportunities at competitive price points, making them highly attractive destinations for students and youth travellers from across the globe. Each year ANZA attracts hundreds of educators, work and travel organisations, industry service providers, and international agents [buyers] who send thousands of students and youth travellers to the region annually’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
15-18 15th International Conference of the Association for Language Awareness [ALA 2020]
‘How is the learning and teaching of languages being reconceptualised in our globalised, digital age ? What are the implications for the development of language awareness, and in what new and innovative ways can teachers engage with it ? How do new global paradigms and technologies further principles of language awareness such as reflection on language and the encouragement of learners to gain insights into how languages work ?’
Venue : Deakin University, Waterfront Campus, Geelong, Victoria.
16-17 New ! Entrepreneurial Universities Workshop
‘The workshop is designed to support university leaders, managers, administrators, professionals, academics and researchers working towards developing a more entrepreneurial institution and making improvements to their institutions performance and impact. If you are committed to helping your university to become more entrepreneurial, this is your stage to meet like-minded others and learn how to overcome the common obstacles to successful change’.
Venue : Amsterdam Science Park, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
17-21 AERA Annual Meeting 2020
‘It is going to be a trendsetter Meeting, recognised as one of the most state of-the-art meetings within the Education, Learning, Teaching, Educational Research, Educational Technology and Educational Opportunities aspects’.
Venue : TBC, San Francisco, California, USA.
23-24 The Thirteenth International Conference on e-Learning & Innovative Pedagogies
The conference ‘features research addressing the following annual themes : Pedagogies; Institutions; Technologies and Social Transformations. The 2020 Special Focus is - There is No Scale: Distance and Access in the Era of Distributed Learning’.
Venue : University of the Aegean, Rhodes Campus, Rhodes, Greece.
24 Redlands Regional Conference for Middle Years #REDCAS20
Adolescent Success. ‘Middle Years expert Keynote Speakers. Opportunities for you to present. Facilitated networking/sharing practice. Research based sessions on transitions and well being in the middle years’.
Venue : Redlands College, Wellington Point, Queensland.

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May 2020
Date Event
1-3 2020 : Schooling the Self
Promoting Self Awareness, Confidence, and Compassion for Achievement. ‘ Discover the science of self-awareness, acceptance, authenticity, self-care and mindful self-compassion, self-confidence, and positive self-concepts and identity. Learn ways to becoming a more “authentic” teacher and leader; help students become more aware, confident, and successful, and how your feelings of acceptance, awe, and curiosity impact learning’.
Venue : The Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel, New York, New York, USA.
2-5 New ! 2020 Round Table Conference
‘The 2020 Conference will explore the ever-expanding opportunities presented to people with print disabilities in a rapidly changing landscape : opportunities for information access and creation, for communication and learning. This conference provides three full days of technical research, presentations and practical workshops on issues related to accessibility. There are also many opportunities for networking and socialising with key speakers, presenters and attendees. The Australian Braille Authority [ABA] Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday and the Round Table AGM on Sunday’.
Venue : Bayview Eden, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-5 Stockholm International Conference of Research in Vocational Education and Training
‘A forum for discussion and dissemination of state of the art research in VET. A space for international networking and co-operation’.
Venue : Several Venues, Stockholm, Sweden.
4-7 New ! ALIA National 2020 Conference
‘ALIA provides the platform as a meeting point for all Library and Information professionals, from all sectors and all areas of Australia and the international community. The National Conference provides unparalleled opportunities to become stronger as professionals and as an industry with engaging programs and a forum to collaborate, network and build partnerships amongst our colleagues, peers, industry leaders and corporate partners’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
4-8 ALIA National 2020 Conference
‘ALIA provides the platform as a meeting point for all Library and Information professionals, from all sectors and all areas of Australia and the international community. The National Conference provides unparalleled opportunities to become stronger as professionals and as an industry with engaging programs and a forum to collaborate, network and build partnerships amongst our colleagues, peers, industry leaders and corporate partners’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
5 PLC at Work™ Workshop [Brisbane]
‘Engage with the world’s leading authorities on professional learning communities to Explore the four critical questions of PLC at Work and learn the characteristics that set PLCs apart from more traditional models of schooling. Learn how to shift your school’s culture from a focus on “my students” to a focus on “our students”. Acquire structures and strategies to help teams stay focused on doing work that increases student achievement’ and much more.
Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.
6 PLC at Work™ Workshop [Melbourne]
‘Engage with the world’s leading authorities on professional learning communities to Explore the four critical questions of PLC at Work and learn the characteristics that set PLCs apart from more traditional models of schooling. Learn how to shift your school’s culture from a focus on “my students” to a focus on “our students”. Acquire structures and strategies to help teams stay focused on doing work that increases student achievement’ and much more.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
8 WA Regional Conference for Middle Years #WACAS20
Adolescent Success. ‘Middle Years expert Keynote Speakers. Opportunities for you to present. Facilitated networking/sharing practice. Research based sessions on transitions and well being in the middle years’.
Venue : Georgiana Molloy Anglican School, Yalyalup, Western Australia.
8-10 New ! Liberty & Society 2020
‘The Liberty and Society Student Conference is a unique 2-day conference for students interested in exploring important economic, political and philosophical issues of past and present from a classical liberal and libertarian framework. This is your opportunity to challenge yourself and build upon your existing philosophical framework with the support of CIS and our distinguished speakers and researchers’.
Venue : North Sydney Harbourview Hotel, North Sydney, NSW.
9-11 Asia Pacific Summit on Girls’ Education
Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
10 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Conference
‘Drive innovation through diversity. Inspire creativity through inclusion. The 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Conference will inspire hundreds of people with stories of hope and triumph against all odds’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
10-11 New ! Asia Pacific Summit on Girls’ Education
‘Join the conversation on girls’ education at the 2020 Summit — the premier gathering of girls’ education advocates in the Asia Pacific region. Inspirational speakers will open doors to new possibilities, challenge traditional thinking and explore the tough issues facing girls and young women. Connect with education leaders from diverse backgrounds, schools and countries’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
11-14 New ! CCGrid2020 : The 20th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Internet Computing
‘The CCGrid symposium series serves as a major international forum for presenting and sharing recent research accomplishments and technological developments in the field of Cluster, Cloud and Internet computing’.
Venue : The Langham Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
[13]14-15 New ! Positive Schools 2020 [Western Australia]
‘Australia’s premier mental health and wellbeing conference for teachers, school leaders and allied health professionals. Register to find out how to build safe and respectful relationships across your whole school community; create contextual wellbeing from the inside out and develop a healthier school culture for every young person today’. A Pre-Conference day will take place on 13 May.
Venue : Rydges Esplanade Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia.
15 New ! Teach Tech Conference Sydney 2020
‘Food Technology – STEM – Hospitality – Digital Technologies – Technology Mandatory’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : SMC Conference & Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.
18-19 International Conference on Adult Education and Challenges [ICAEC] 2020
The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Adult Education and Challenges. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
18-19 New ! International Conference on Right to Education and Education Reforms [ICREER] 2020
The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Right to Education and Education Reforms. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
18-20 2020 International Conference on Networked Learning [NLC]
‘The biennial Networked Learning Conference has been an opportunity to participate in a forum for the critical examination and analysis of research in networked learning – particularly in Higher Education and lifelong learning’.
Venue : Kolding, Denmark.
[20]21-22 New ! Positive Schools 2020 [Queensland]
‘Australia’s premier mental health and wellbeing conference for teachers, school leaders and allied health professionals. Register to find out how to build safe and respectful relationships across your whole school community; create contextual wellbeing from the inside out and develop a healthier school culture for every young person today’. A Pre-Conference day will take place on 20 May.
Venue : Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane,Queensland.
20-23 The Seventh International Literary Juvenilia Conference
‘Young writers ranging from Pope, Chatterton and Burns in the eighteenth century, to Austen, the Brontës, Eliot and Dickens in the nineteenth, and Edith Wharton, C.S. Lewis, Judith Wright and J.K. Rowling in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have found inspiration and example in the everyday context of their writing practice—in a materiality related to their physical, social and cultural worlds and in the material conditions of their play, learning, imitation and critique. The conference aims to provide a broad intellectual forum for academics, postgraduates, members of literary societies and the interested public’.
Venue : UNSW,Kensington, Sydney, NSW.
23 New ! TEDxCasey [TED]
‘This event type is organised in the city or town in which you live, engages a wide range of local residents, and showcases a diverse array of talks, not limited to one subject. The event is named after the location-based community it serves’.
Venue : Casey City Council, Narre Warren, Victoria.
24 New ! TEDxKids@Armadale [TED]
‘Youth events are one of our most creative TEDx event types, since they are organised by, or catered toward, kids. As you might guess, these events are all about imagination and having fun’.
Venue : Armadale Primary School, Armadale, Victoria.
25-28 INORMS 2020
‘Promoting diversity in Research and research Management Collaborations : More Trans-National, More Trans-Disciplinary, More Trans-Sectoral’.
Venue : International Conference Centre, Hiroshima, Japan.
26-28 Science at the Shine Dome 2020
‘Science at the Shine Dome is an event for researchers from all disciplines and career levels to come together and share knowledge. This includes the admission of new Fellows to the Australian Academy of Science, national awards to honour excellence at all career levels, a networking gala dinner with industry and political representatives, and a high-powered symposium on an issue of national importance. A major focus at Science at the Shine Dome is giving early- and mid-career researchers professional development and the opportunity to engage with senior scientists’.
Venue : Shine Dome, Canberra, ACT.
26-29 ASBAQ2020
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Mackay Entertainment Convention Centre, Mackay, Queensland.
27-28 The 18th Chinese Internet Research Conference
‘The conference will continue the proud tradition of CIRC in stimulating international research into the Internet and China within the broader field of media and communication studies. It aims to create dialogues between conceptual and empirical researchers; between academia, civil society, and industry’.
Venue : RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria.
27-29 International Society for Language Studies Conference 2020
‘The specific emphasis of the conference on engaging in transformation in language studies encourages new directions in research through interdisciplinary junctures that are fruitful and opportune. The conference will explore various facets of language and its role in the transformation of education, society, identity, among others’.
Venue : Universidad de Tecnológica de Chile, La Serena, Chile.
[27]28-29 New ! Positive Schools 2020 [Victoria]
‘Australia’s premier mental health and wellbeing conference for teachers, school leaders and allied health professionals. Register to find out how to build safe and respectful relationships across your whole school community; create contextual wellbeing from the inside out and develop a healthier school culture for every young person today’. A Pre-Conference day will take place on 27 May.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
27-29 SSP 42nd Annual Meeting [Society for Scholarly Publishing]
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Westin Waterfront, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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June 2020
Date Event
1-4 Open Repositories 2020
‘Participants at OR come from higher education, government, libraries, archives and museums to share their experiences and knowledge about repository infrastructure, tools, services, and policies. We hope you will join us in Stellenbosch in 2020’.
Venue : University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
[3]4-5 New ! Positive Schools 2020 [NSW]
‘Australia’s premier mental health and wellbeing conference for teachers, school leaders and allied health professionals. Register to find out how to build safe and respectful relationships across your whole school community; create contextual wellbeing from the inside out and develop a healthier school culture for every young person today’. A Pre-Conference day will take place on 3 June.
Venue : SMC Conference and Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.
3-6 6th Conference of The International Society for the Linguistics of English [ISLE 6]
‘The conference theme for ISLE 6 is Evolving English and the Digital Era. ISLE 6 seeks to assess the impact of digitisation in English linguistics and in the study of its varieties. We hope to be a venue for state-of-the-art presentations that highlight how digitisation can [or cannot] benefit the study of English linguistics and how it could help us understand its past and present and possibly predict its future paths’.
Venue : University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland .
4-5 Thirteenth Global Studies Conference 2020
‘2020 Special Focus — Globalisation and Social Movements : Familiar Patterns, New Constellations ? The conference features research addressing the following annual themes : Economy And Trade; Politics, Power, And Institutions; Society And Culture; and Resources And Environment’.
Venue : Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.
5 Toowoomba Regional Conference for Middle Years #TOOCAS20
Adolescent Success. ‘Middle Years expert Keynote Speakers. Opportunities for you to present. Facilitated networking/sharing practice. Research based sessions on transitions and well being in the middle years’.
Venue : Highlands Christian College, Toowoomba, Queensland.
7-11 17th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health [WAIMH2020]
Creating stories in Infant Mental Health : research, recovery and regeneration. ‘We are looking forward to welcoming scientists and infant mental health experts from across the world, for an exchange of scientific research, clinical experience, theoretical ideas and socio-political ideas’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland.
9-13 LTRC 2020
International Language Testing Association. ‘Assessment in multilingual contexts : Models, practices, policies and challenges’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Medina Convention Centre, Hammamet, Tunisia.
10-12 AIFS 2020 Conference
So what makes for a good life ? This seemingly simple question has dogged philosophers, economists, legislators and leaders through the ages. At the conference, we tackle this question head on to ask : What is a good life in the face of rapid social and technological change ? What is a good life at different stages of our lives ? What do children, families and communities hope for ?’ and much more.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
15-19 Gender and Education Conference 2020
‘We look forward to welcoming national, international and local educators, teachers, administrators, policy makers, community leaders, agencies and activists with a particular focus on gender, social justice, equality and education’.
Venue : The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
16-19 Sociolinguistic Symposium 23
‘This biennial event has emerged as a unique and innovative forum to develop and exchange new ideas, broaden the scope of the discipline, and create new academic networks. The Sociolinguistic Symposium has grown into the largest sociolinguistic conference in the world’.
Venue : University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
18-19 2020 Primary and Early Childhood Mathematics Education Conference
‘Conference Vision : To make mathematics education engaging and relevant for all students. This truly collaborative event includes high-quality presenters and a variety of session options. Learn from leaders with practical and educational research experience, from The Mathematical Association of Victoria and Melbourne Graduate School of Education’.
Venue : Melbourne Graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
18-19 New ! Asia-Pacific Conference on Education, Teaching and Technology 2020 [APEduTeach2020]
‘APEduTeach2020 is an annual premier knowledge building and professional networking event for global Educators who empower future leaders through emerging trends in technology. This event is legendary for its innovative and focused contents, for unrivalled networking opportunities and presenter friendly atmosphere’.
Venue : National University of Singapore Society, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
18-19 The Future of Education
‘The Conference brings together teachers, researchers, practitioners and project managers from all over the world to share findings, expertise and experience about innovative teaching and learning methodologies, through oral presentations, poster sessions, and social events’.
Venue : Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence, Italy.
18-20 7th Biennial IMBES Conference
‘Check out our website in the upcoming months for registration details and more information regarding the conference itself’.
Venue : Hôtel Delta Montréal by Marriott, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
18-20 New ! IB Leadership Institute
Leading for effective teaching and learning. ‘For more information about the IB Leadership workshop series, click here’.
Venue : Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia.
21-25 26th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development
‘The Congress will promote and facilitate the presentation of research on, among other topics, [a] human developmental processes throughout the life-span, [b] basic and applied areas, [c] risks for development and resilience, [d] biological determinants of development, [e] methodological issues, [f] topics of global concern that affect developing individuals’ lives, such as climate change, globalisation, migration, catastrophic events, such as war and terrorism, new and old technologies’.
Venue : Rodos Palace Hotel, Island of Rhodes, Greece.
25-28 Western Sydney Careers Expo
‘Western Sydney Careers Expo celebrates its 10th year in 2020 !’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : The Dome, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.
26-28 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Denver. Colorado, USA.
27 ECTA Early Childhood Conference 2020
‘Huge selection of presentations relevant for professionals working with children from birth to 8 years of age across all sectors. Links to national Quality Framework, Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and specific age range for each session given’.
Venue : Sheldon Event Centre, Sheldon, Brisbane, Queensland.
28-29 The Queensland Early Education and Care Conference
‘Over 700 educators and sector representatives are expected to attend; to engage and connect in workshops and seminars focused on the latest research and trends presented by Australian experts across the sector. We acknowledge that many people and professions make a strong and positive contribution to quality early childhood education and care. This is a forum to come together to share knowledge, thinking and practice’.
Venue : TBC, Gold Coast, Queensland.

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July 2020
Date Event
3-5 FATFA Congress [Teaching French in Australia]
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.
6-9 Asian Studies Association of Australia Conference 2020
‘The biennial Asian Studies Association of Australia [ASAA] conference is the largest gathering of experts working on Asia in the southern hemisphere. The conference theme will be Future Asias’.
Venue : The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne,Victoria.
6-9 ICED 2020, 23rd International Congress on the Education of the Deaf
‘ICED is the peak international forum for sharing evidence-based practice, research and ideas about education of Deaf/hard of hearing students. The first ICED was held in Paris in 1878, and since 1975 has been held every 5 years in countries throughout the world’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
6-10 Australian Statistical Society and New Zealand Statistical Association Conference [ANZSC 2020]
‘This conference brings together four leading statistical communities in the region – the Statistical Society of Australia, the New Zealand Statistical Association, the International Institute of Business Analysis [Special Interest Group for Business Analytics], and the Australian Conference on Teaching Statistics. The aim of this conference is to bring together a broad range of researchers and practitioners across a variety of statistical disciplines to facilitate the exchange of theory, methods and applications’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Broadbeach, Queensland.
8-11 2020 International Boys&’ Schools Coalition [IBSC] Annual Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Viaró Global School, Barcelona, Spain.
9-10 New ! International Conference on Technologies in STEM [ICTSTEM 2020]
‘The conference aims to further the application of technology education within STEM and specific learning areas. Within Technology education, students use design and/or computational thinking and technologies to generate and produce designed solutions both digital and physical for authentic problems. As such it applies many of the areas of STEM. We invite practitioners and researchers to network and share their experiences. Teachers, and heads of learning areas as well as teacher educators, researchers and HDR researchers from K to higher education are all encouraged to attend’.
Venue : Furama Riverfront, Havelock Road, Singapore.
13-15 2020 International Conference on Learning
The Learner Research Network. ‘The Conference on Learning features research addressing the following annual themes : Pedagogy and Curriculum; Assessment and Evaluation; Educational Organisation and Leadership; Early Childhood Learning; Learning in Higher Education; Adult, Community and Professional Learning; Learner Diversity and Identities; Technologies in Learning; Literacies Learning; and Science, Mathematics and Technology Learning’.
Venue : University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain.
13-17 26th IUPAC International Conference on Chemistry Education [ICCE 2020]
‘ICCE 2020 is a forum where South African and International chemistry educators can build connections between research and practice to bring Nelson Mandela’s vision into a reality in South Africa and education communities across the world. It provides an opportunity to build partnerships between local and international educators to provide a legacy on which to build the education system envisaged by Nelson Mandela’.
Venue : Lagoon Beach Hotel, Milnerton, Cape Town, South Africa.
14-16 New ! 6th International Archean Symposium [6IAS]
‘The Symposium represents the premier international scientific gathering for geoscientists interested in the Early Earth. The program will reflect a decade’s worth of advances in our understanding of how the Early Earth evolved and aims to develop future directions for Precambrian geoscience for the decade to come’.
Venue : University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia.
19-22 International Round Table Symposiums - 2020 Educational Issues
‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to : K-12 Schools; School Administration and Leadership; Education Trends; School Governance; Religion and Public Schools; Charter Schools; Anti-Bias Education; Special and Gifted Education; and Education Law’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
20-22 2020 Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
‘The Conference features research addressing the following annual themes : Social and Community Studies; Civic and Political Studies; Cultural Studies; Global Studies; Environmental Studies; Organisational Studies; and Educational Studies; The 2020 Special Focus is Reflecting on Community Building : Ways of Creating and Transmitting Heritage’.
Venue : National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
20-24 ISRA2020
‘The scientific program will include invited speakers, symposia, and poster sessions’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada.
21-24 New ! 16th EASA Biennial Conference [easa2020]
‘EASA2020 is inviting you all to join in celebrating the anniversary and deliberating the present in Lisbon, at the conference New anthropological horizons in and beyond Europe’.
Venue : Lisbon University Institute and ICS-Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.
22-25 International Round Table Symposiums - 2020 Women and Education
‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to : Women and the University; Girls’ Education; Women and Careers; Women’s Writing; Women in Literature; Women in History; Women and Social Justice; Women and Religion; and Women and Sports’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
27-30 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Mathematics Alliance [ATSIMA] 2020
‘This conference will be the first mathematics education conference held in a Yolngu Community. It will provide participants the opportunity to be immersed in a Yolngu Community, in Yolngu Language and Culture and exploring the teaching and learning of mathematics that values our cultures. You will also have the opportunity to learn and collaborate with other delegates who hold ATSIMA’s vision that “All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander learners will be successful in mathematics”’.
Venue : Yirrkala, North East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory.

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August 2020
Date Event
2-7 34th ISME World Conference 2020
‘The theme is Visions of Equity and Diversity. The call for papers for this event is now open’.
Venue : Sibelius Academy, UniArts Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.
9-14 World Congress of Applied Linguistics
The dynamics of language, communication and culture in a changing world’. Initial information only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : MartiniPlaza, Groningen, The Netherlands.
16-18 New ! 8th International Research Symposium on PBL
‘This edition is about PBL, sustainability and digitalisation. We welcome best practice and research papers within these and other related PBL themes’.
Venue : Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark.
24-28 New ! ECER 2020, Glasgow | EERA
‘Conference Theme : Educational Research [Re]connecting Communities. The ECER 2020 in Glasgow intends to interrogate the capacity of educational research to address the complexity of the challenges that are encountered in connecting and reconnecting communities in contemporary Europe’. There are two conferences as part of this - 24 - 25 August 2020 - Emerging Researchers’ Conference and 25 - 28 August 2020 - European Conference on Educational Research.
Venue : Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland.

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September 2020
Date Event
5-7 New ! IBBY Congress 2020
‘The theme of the International Congress in Moscow 2020 is Great Big World Through Children’s Books : National and Foreign Literature — Role, Value, Impact on Young Readers in Different Countries. It gives us an opportunity to explore diversity of themes, characters, issues in children’s literature of the world, to discuss cultural variety which doesn’t prevent them from interweaving and interacting’.
Venue : TBC, Moscow, Russia.
23-25 ALLA 2020 Conference
‘A biennial event hosted by the Australian Law Librarians’ Association’.
Venue : QT Hotel, Canberra, ACT.
28/9-1/10 New ! Kodály National Conference 2020
‘The 2020 Kodály Australia Conference Spring into Song : Sustaining the Vision invites music educators and the broader community to reflect on Kodály-inspired research and practice in the 21st Century. The conference will celebrate our diversity of culture and educational contexts as well as new growth and innovation, reimagining Kodály’s vision and its application in Australia today’.
Venue : Canberra Girls Grammar School, Deakin, Canberra, ACT.

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October 2020
Date Event
2-4 New ! CLESOL Conference 2020
‘The aim of this conference is to draw attention to the ongoing need to make meaningful connections by reaching across borders and continuing to build a strong professional community of expertise and practice. The conference takes place over three days, is made up of a variety of keynote addresses, interactive sessions and has social elements. Over 300 delegates are expected to attend, including a range of people with interests in language teaching and learning in families, communities, schools, workplaces and the tertiary education sector’.
Venue : St Cuthbert’s, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand.
22-23 New ! International Conference on Languages, Literature and Linguistics [ICLLL2020]
The conference ‘provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Languages, Literature and Linguistics’.
Venue : TBC, Bali, Indonesia.
26-28 New ! ACEN Conference 2020
Beyond 2020 : Creating the Future with WIL. Information about the theme and major sub-themes is available from the site, as is all the information regarding registration accommodation, and other processes.
Venue : Deakin Downtown [Research Symposium], RMIT [Pre-Conference Workshops] and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
28-30 2020 National Nurse Education Conference
The theme for the conference is Inspire, Motivate, Educate. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Seaworld, Gold Coast, Queensland.

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November 2020
Date Event
2-6 New ! World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Education [WIPCE2020]
‘WIPCE 2020 will feature an exciting Indigenous education program of keynote presentations, networking, interactive workshops, yarning circles, master classes with an associated rich and diverse cultural program’. Theme - Education Sovereignty : Our Voices ... Our Futures
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
3-6 New ! International Association of Universities General Conference
‘In addition to the Business sessions for Members, the General Conference also includes a thematic programme devoted to a specific topic. The General Conference is open to all higher education stakeholders, but only representatives of IAU Member institutions and organisations can take part in decision-making and elections’.
Venue : Dublin, Ireland.
19-20 New ! International Conference on Gifted Talented Educational Practices and Parent Involvement [ICGTEPPI2020]
The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Gifted Talented Educational Practices and Parent Involvement. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted’.
Venue : TBC, Singapore.
19-21 2020 ASHE Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates. Preconference - November 18-19, 2020.
Venue : Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

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2-3 International Conference on Educational Policies and Learning Strategies [ICEPLS] 2020
The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Educational Policies and Learning Strategies’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
2-5 New ! Design and Technology Teacher’s Association Research Conference [DATTArc]
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Southern Cross University, Coffs Harbour Education Campus, Coffs Harbour, NSW.
6-9 New ! ISPIM Connects Osaka Conference
‘ISPIM Connects Osaka will bring together over 250 innovation professionals [from research, industry, consulting and the public sector] from 20+ countries. Connect with top international innovation managers, researchers, and thought leaders, Gain global insights by contributing to local innovation challenges’ and much more.
Venue : KANDAI Me RISE, Umeda Campus, Kansai University,Osaka, Japan.

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