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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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There are educational conferences and virtually every day. They cover every educational topic and level.

Several 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.

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

The Past Conference Page lists conferences that have been held. These conferences are only listed by date and title. Note : each monthly listing will only be maintained for a period of six months to allow access to papers and reports.

The conferences and events listed do not include all those that occur. Wherever possible, Australian conferences/events will be included.

Information will be added as far ahead of actual dates as possible.

November 2014
Date Event
1-2 ASAPO Conference 2014
Open a conference Flyer for all details.
Venue : Albury Entertainment Centre, Albury, NSW.
1-2 AUSIT Biennial National Conference ’14
“Transition into the future”. Program, venue and other information is available from the site.
Venue : University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland.
2-4 Australian Association for Environment Education 2014
‘Provides the space for robust dialogue, capacity building, and networking on research in environmental and sustainability education, and in related fields’.
Venue : Hobart, Tasmania.
5-7 2014 ASID Conference
‘ASID is about Research to Practice and its mission is to improve the lives of people with intellectual disability’.
Venue : Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia.
5-7 2014 ACTS Conference
‘The theme “Bridging Divides : Connections for holistic sustainability” … will explore the metaphoric and figurative divides between educational levels [primary to tertiary] as well as between education and the broader community’.
Venue : Hobart, Tasmania.
5-7 NAPSA Conference 2014
‘Our conference theme of ‘Back to Basics’ seeks to create a lively discussion about what the role of a great adviser can be in 2014 and beyond and how we can best serve our institutions’ needs’.
Venue : Intercontinental, Adelaide, South Australia.
6-8 AMLE2014
‘The ultimate experience for any middle grades educator’.
Venue : Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
7-8 ACSSO National Conference 2014
‘Future Unlimited : Public Education for Australians’.
Venue : Rydges Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
9-12 ANZMET 2014
‘Will incorporate the 2014 National Prevocational Medical Education Forum and bring in speakers and participants from the generalist and specialist medical training areas’.
Venue : Cypress Lakes, Hunter Valley, NSW.
10-12 LICE 2014
‘LICE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education’.
Venue : London Heathrow Marriott, London, UK.
11-12 Tertiary Education Strategic Planning and Quality Conference 2014
‘Attended by a national audience of Tertiary Education executives who have a particular focus on strategic planning and quality, and will provide insight on future directions in this evolving field’.
Venue : Fraser Suites, Sydney, NSW.
11-13 QS-APPLE
‘Will feature plenaries by high-profile speakers, parallel sessions on higher education development, Creative Awards competition, campus tours’, more.
Venue : Taipei International Convention Centre, Taipei, Taiwan.
12-13 PRN and HECQN Forums 2014
Details about both forums can be found on individual pages on this site.
Venue : Park Royal Hotel, Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-14 2014 Group Training National Conference
‘Conference theme - Jobs, Careers, Communities. Celebrate the great success of group training in delivering Jobs, starting Careers and building Communities but also discuss and confront the many challenges ahead’.
Venue : Hobart, Tasmania.
12-14 Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference 2014
“It always seems impossible until it’s done”. ‘Collectively consider how to move Australasia towards zero deaths and serious injuries’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
12-14 Higher Education Reform Summit
‘Examining issues, challenges and opportunities posed by the deregulation of Higher Education’.
Venue : Sofitel Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
14-15 ASME 2014
‘Focuses on today’s technical challenges, research updates and breakthrough innovations that are shaping the future of engineering’.
Venue : Montreal, Canada.
14-15 Ignited Conference 2014
‘giftEDnz and the Ministry of Inspiration welcome all professionals with an interest in gifted and talented education to Ignited. This dynamic conference will showcase international and national research, paper presentations and innovative workshops’.
Venue : Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology, Nelson, New Zealand.
17-19 ICERI 2014
‘The perfect platform to discuss the latest developments in the field of Teaching and learning methodologies, educational projects and innovations and new technologies applied to Education and Research’.
Venue : Seville, Spain.
18-19 7th Educational Psychology Forum
‘Working together to create positve futures’.
Venue : University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
19-20 Today, Tomorrow and Beyond in Mobile Learning and eLearning
‘Everything and Anything on eLearning and mLearning through three hands-on separately bookable workshops’.
Venue : Rydges Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
19-21 25th Annual AAIR Forum
‘This year incorporating the Australasian Higher Education Evaluation Forum [AHEEF]. The theme for this year’s Forum is : “Turning Silver Into Gold”’.
Venue : Intercontinental, Melbourne, Victoria.
19-22 CIEE Annual Conference
‘Forge solutions for addressing the critical barriers facing study abroad - cost, curriculum, and culture’.
Venue : Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
20-23 UCEA 2014 Convention
‘Engage[s] participants in discussions about research, policy, and practice in education with a specific focus on educational leadership’.
Venue : Washington Hilton, Washington, DC, USA.
21-22 Honoring the Child, Honoring Equity
Find multiple themes and a range of other information on the site.
Venue : The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-24 JALT2014
‘40th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Exhibition’.
Venue : Tsukuba International Congress Centre, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.
22-25 PESA Conference 2014
‘The conference theme is : Education as Philosophies of Engagement Ko te kĊrero’.
Venue : Kingsgate Hotel, Hamilton, New Zealand.
23-26 ascilite2014
‘Offers a timely forum for leaders, practitioners, and researchers to reflect on and discuss the state-of-the-art and the state-of-the-actual, exploring the visionary rhetoric on educational technology and debating the imperfect reality of current educational practices’.
Venue : Dunedin, New Zealand.
23-27 LiHE’ 2014
“Learning in Higher Education”. ‘Learning To Research - Researching To Learn’.
Venue : Monastery Function Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
24-25 Comview 2014
Initial information only. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-25 ACHPERWA Annual State Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for further information and separate website.
Venue : TBC.
25-27 The International Science Education Conference 2014
‘Brings together academics, researchers, teachers, school leaders, policy makers and industry partners from around the globe to share the latest innovative research and practices in science education’.
Venue : National Institute of Education, Singapore.
26-28 6th Asian Conference on Machine Learning 2014
‘Aims to provide a leading international forum for researchers in machine learning and related fields to share their new ideas, progresses and achievements’.
Venue : Nha Trang, Vietnam.
26-28 TERNZ 2014 Conference
‘Provides an opportunity to step back and examine the direction in which education is moving, and the means by which practitioners might influence that direction’.
Venue : University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
26-28 World Alliance for Arts Education Global Summit 2014
‘Theme : Transform : from inception to innovation in arts education’.
Venue : Griffith University, Mt Gravatt Campus, Brisbane, Queensland.
26-29 DATTA 2014 Conference
‘For teachers of Design and Technology, Industrial Technology, Engineering and Technology Educators Primary, Secondary and Tertiary. It will provide excellent professional learning and networking opportunities’.
Venue : Sydney Masonic Centre, Sydney, NSW.
26-30 ATCM 2014
‘The conference will cover a broad range of topics on the application and use of technology in Mathematics research and teaching’.
Venue : State University of Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
27-28 2014 VATE State Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Deakin University, Burwood, Melbourne, Victoria.
28 STAVCON
‘Open to any person involved or interested in science education; this includes student teachers, laboratory technicians, primary, secondary and tertiary educators’.
Venue : La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria.
28-29 ETA Annual Conference 2014
‘This conference will focus on the practical needs of the classroom and give delegates timely strategies, information and ideas for the implementation of the new 7-10 curriculum and HSC prescriptions both due in 2015’. Website coming soon.
Venue : University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.
30/11/2-12 19th Annual Conference - AAWP
‘Minding the gap : Writing across thresholds and fault lines’.
Venue : Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand.
30/11/3-12 2014 NAGCAS National Conference
‘The Conference title alludes to our key theme of quality [assurance and enhancement] across the intersecting domains of career development, work integrated learning, employability and enterprise learning’.
Venue : University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW.
30/11/4-12 AARE-NZARE 2014
‘Speaking back through Research’.
Venue : QUT, Brisbane, Queensland.

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December 2014
Date Event
2-3 AAA2014 Conference
‘The conference theme is “Culture, Climate, Change : Archaeology in the Tropics”’.
Venue : Pullman Cairns International, Cairns, Queensland.
2-5 New ! Cultural Studies Association of Australasia Conference 2014
‘The conference is organised around six thematic streams’.
Venue : University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW.
2-5 ISANA 2014
‘The theme for this meeting is “Working with synergies : Benefiting the diversity of students” ’.
Venue : Hilton Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
3-4 Marketing and Communicating for Student Recruitment and the Australian Higher Education Sector
‘Going beyond the act of plastering a generic message’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
3-5 28th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference 2014
‘the Conference theme this year is Reshaping Management for Impact’.
Venue : UTS BUsiness School, Sydney, NSW.
3-5 Pathways 12 Conference 2014
‘Brings together a range of professional and academic staff to identify and remove barriers for people with disability participating in higher education and training’.
Venue : Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia.
3-6 ASFS 2014 Conference
‘The 22nd annual conference of the Australian Society for French Studies’.
Venue : RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria.
3-6 ICL 2014
‘Aims to focus on the exchange of relevant trends and research results as well as the presentation of practical experiences in Interactive Collaborative Learning and Engineering Pedagogy ’.
Venue : Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai, UAE.
3-6 Literacy Research Association Annual Conference 2014
Initial information only at this time. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Marco Island Marriott Resort, Marco Island, Florida, USA.
4-5 MAV Annual Conference 2014
‘Maths Rocks ! Re-energising Maths in the Classroom’.
Venue : La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria.
6-8 ANZHES Conference 2014
‘Theme : Knowledge, Learning and Expertise’.
Venue : University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
7-12 RACI National Congress 2014
‘Building Strong Bonds’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
8-10 AAEE2014
‘The theme Engineering the Knowledge Economy : Collaboration, Engagement & Employability wishes to challenge the education, industry and government sectors to develop a cohesive, systemic process that enables learners to engage and develop into world class engineers’.
Venue : Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.
8-12 8th Australia New Zealand Mathematics Convention
‘This conference is the combined meeting of the AustMS and NZMS held every six years’.
Venue : University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
9-10 2nd Annual Student Experience Conference
‘We’ll explore [] challenges within an evolving and dynamically changing higher education environment’.
Venue : Royal on the Park, Brisbane, Queensland.
9-11 Gender and Education Association Biennial Interim Conference 2014
‘Being held in the Southern Hemisphere for the first time’.
Venue : University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
10-12 SRHE Annual Research Conference 2014
‘Provides a stimulating forum for papers relating to research into higher education in the widest sense, including those relating to undergraduate, postgraduate and professional education’.
Venue : Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, Wales.
10-13 Global Academic Network Conference
Covers academic fields of Humanities and Social Sciences, Education, Business and Economics, Technology and Science.
Venue : Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW.
11-12 Applied Statistics and Public Policy Analysis Conference
‘Promoting research collaborations and exchange ideas between academics and researchers doing research and establishing connections between researchers at tertiary institutions and working in industry in Australasia’.
Venue : Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW.
11-13 21CLHK - 7th Annual 21st Century Learning Conference
‘Brings together a diverse world class line up of keynote and featured presenters to network and learn together about how to most effectively use technology in education’.
Venue : Hong Kong.
11-13 Learning & Teaching Expo 2014
‘Welcome to the future of learning’.
Venue : Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong.
16-17 ICECECE 2014
‘Aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results’.
Venue : Hilton Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
29-30 ICEBM 2014
‘Aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Economics, Business and Management’.
Venue : Phuket Island, Thailand.
29-30 ICLLL 2014
‘Aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Languages, Literature and Linguistics’.
Venue : Phuket Island, Thailand.
29-31 Hong Kong International Conference on Education, Psychology and Society
‘An interdisciplinary international conference that invites academics and independent scholars and researchers from around the world to meet and exchange the latest ideas and discuss issues concerning education, psychology and society’.
Venue : Regal Airport Hotel, Hong Kong.

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January 2015
Date Event
4-8 2015 International Education Conference in Maui
‘A forum for faculty and administrators to share proven and innovative methods in teaching at all levels of education’.
Venue : Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, Maui, USA.
5-6 ICIET 2015
‘Present[ing] the latest research and results of scientists related to Information and Education Technology topics’.
Venue : Bali Island, Indonesia.
5-29 AMSI Summer School 2015
‘An exciting opportunity for mathematical sciences students from around Australia to come together over the summer break to develop their skills and networks’.
Venue : University of Newcastle, NSW.
5-31 National Youth Science Forum
Two sessions. Application are now closed for 2015, but monitor for 2016 applications early in the new year.
Venue : Canberra, ACT.
9-10 IC4E2015
‘An international forum for state-of-the-art research in e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning’.
Venue : Doha, Qatar.
11-14 World Class University Research Outcomes Intensive 2015
‘A comprehensive toolkit for driving research excellence in a dynamic and competitive business environment’.
Venue : Towers Rotana, Dubai, UAE.
11-16 AGTA 2015 Conference
All details including pre- and post-conference tours, Program, partner’s tour program are available on the site.
Venue : Distinction Hotel, Rotorua, New Zealand.
12-15 SPEVI Conference 2015
‘Emphasise[s] the importance of students, families and professionals working together, taking on the challenges that the future presents - new technologies, new literacies, new skills and new communications’.
Venue : Melbourne Conference and Training Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-16 Linux.conf.au
‘Well known for the speakers and delegates depth of talent, and its focus on technical linux content’.
Venue : University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
14-16 Category 1, 2 & 3 PYP, 2 & 3 MYP and 1 & 3 DP Workshops
International Baccalaureate Organisation. All details available from the site.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
21-22 10th Teachers Matter Conference
‘An inspirational conference for teachers with practical ideas to engage, motivate, educate and prepare students for the future’.
Venue : SMC Conference Centre, Sydney, NSW.
27-28 10th Teachers Matter Conference
‘An inspirational conference for teachers with practical ideas to engage, motivate, educate and prepare students for the future’.
Venue : Novotel Rotorua Lakeside, Rotorua, New Zealand.
27-28 iLearning Forum
‘Welcoming e-learning, Training, HR and Talent Management professionals of the whole world’.
Venue : Espace Champerret of Paris, Paris, France.
27-30 Australasian Computer Science Week [ACSW] 2015
‘ACSW consists of several conferences covering a wide range of topics in Computer Science and related areas’. The Seventeenth Australasian Computing Education Conference - ACE 2015 is one of these.
Venue : University of Western Sydney, Parramatta, NSW.

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