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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 Final 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.

Conferences & Events

April 2014
Date Event
1-3 Early Education and Technology for Children Conference
‘Each year researchers, policy makers, administrators, educators, and solution providers from around the globe come together at the Early Education and Technology for Children [EETC] conference to explore technology in preschool through elementary education’.
Venue : Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
1-3 SETN [Special Education Needs Congress]
‘With 300+ attendees and more than 40 exhibitors this is a not to be missed event for special needs principals, administrators and teachers’.
Venue : Australian Technology Park, Sydney, NSW.
1-3 Young Learners Conference
‘We are excited to bring you our YoungLearners Conference which promotes the integration of technology into early childhood settings’.
Venue : Australian Technology Park, Sydney, NSW.
2-3 The 21st Century Librarian
‘Leveraging technology to sustain libraries as knowledge centres’.
Venue : The Sebel Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
2-4 CSEDU 2014
‘6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education. Expected to give an overview of the state of the art as well as upcoming trends, and to promote discussion about the pedagogical potential of new learning and educational technologies in the academic and corporate world’.
Venue : Barcelona, Spain.
2-4 ISEP 2014
‘This Symposium will serve as a platform for international exchange of ideas, collaborations and cooperation among academics, educators and educational psychologists and other practitioners’.
Venue : Nagoya, Japan.
3 National Research Forum on Social Inclusion
‘Themes for the day include student aspirations and participation; diversity and equity issues; and labour market outcomes’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
3-6 acah 2014
The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities. ‘This international conference will again bring together university scholars working throughout Japan, Asia, and beyond to share ideas and forge working relationships with each other’.
Venue : Rihga Royal Hotel & The Osaka International Conference Centre, Osaka, Japan.
5 Aboriginal Members’ Conference [NSWTF]
See site for further details.
Venue : Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
5-8 Quality Learning Seminar
‘Focuses on the Deming philosophy of Profound Knowledge as it is applied to learning organisations. Each seminar incorporates brain research, current learning strategies, teaming concepts and techniques, as well as effective uses of technology to improve learning environments’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
6-8 The Australia New Zealand Agent Workshop
‘ANZA provides a unique opportunity for Australian and New Zealand educators, sellers of youth travel including work and travel and service providers, to meet quality-screened agents [buyers]’.
Venue : The Hilton, Sydney, NSW.
6-8 New ! No2Bullying Conference
‘Managing the Impacts of Bullying ’.
Venue : QT Hotel, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
6-9 International University Marketing Excellence Toolkit 2014
‘A comprehensive training experience designed to equip Universities with cutting-edge tools for emerging and thriving in an increasingly competitive and dynamic global education market’.
Venue : Towers Rotana, Dubai, UAE
7-8 No 2 Bullying Conference
‘Identifying Bullying : Policy, Prevention & Management Strategies’.
Venue : QT Hotel, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
7-10 International Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology
‘iCTLT [is] a premier education technology conference where leaders connect to chart the future of learning’.
Venue : Singapore.
8 Faculty Finance Officers’ Workshop 2014
‘An interactive learning experience designed to update and expand the skillset of faculty finance professionals’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
9 Finance for Non-Finance Professionals in Universities Workshop 2014
‘Understanding key financial management processes and tools to achieve better financial results in a University setting’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
9-10 Australian Government Social Media Best Practice Toolkit 2014
‘An essential annual forum for the public sector in Australia for all areas to attend, not only to learn, but gain hands on knowledge to take advantage of new technologies’.
Venue : Clifton Suites on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.
9-10 Practice-Based Education Summit 2014
A Pre-conference day will be held on 8 April.. ‘The title of the PBE Summit 2014 is : The promises of university education : Blending, including and integrating for future practice’.
Venue : Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.
9-11 International Academic Research Conference
Centre For Scholastic Inquiry. Find existing information via this site.
Venue : San Francisco, California, USA.
13-15 2015 ACHPER International Conference
‘Keep checking back for further updates’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
14-15 Higher Education Deans and Heads of School Conference 2014
‘Addressing the unique challenges and constraints facing academic leaders in an age of globalised education, increased competition and funding volatility’.
Venue : Pullman Quay Grand, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
14-15 Linking Up for Kids
‘This unique conference aims to showcase innovations, models, programs and activities that enhance the health and wellbeing of children and youth through forging partnerships between health and education service providers’.
Venue : The Menzies Sydney Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
14-16 UKSG 37th Annual Conference and Exhibition
‘Attended by librarians, publishers and intermediaries, and addresses standards, processes, technologies and initiatives relating to the knowledge community’.
Venue : Harrogate, England.
14-16 AUA - Conference and Exhibition 2014
‘Discover how to develop your career and support your institution during turbulent times of revolution and reinvention’.
Venue : University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
14-17 Quality Learning Seminar
‘This seminar focuses on the Deming philosophy of Profound Knowledge as it is applied to learning organisations’.
Venue : Namadgi School, Canberra, ACT.
14-17 18th National Outdoor Education Conference 2014
All details can be found at this site.
Venue : Place to be nominated.
17-20 The Asian Conference on Language Learning
‘The aim of this International Conference is to encourage academics, scholars and practitioners representing a exciting diversity of countries, cultures, and religion to meet and exchange ideas and views’.
Venue : Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka, Japan.
17-20 The Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom
‘We invite scholars, educators, administrators, policy makers, and others to join us to explore how technological innovations facilitate our global connectedness’.
Venue : Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka, Japan.
22-24 AVETRA 2014
Informing Changes in VET Policy and Practice : The Central Role of Research. Registration details. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Outrigger, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
22-25 caa2014
‘The CAA usually brings together hundreds of participants and takes place according to the principle of parallel sessions and workshops or roundtables’.
Venue : Paris, France.
22-25 Quality Learning Seminar
‘Focuses on the Deming philosophy of Profound Knowledge as it is applied to learning organisations’.
Venue : Hedley Beare Centre, Canberra, ACT.
23-24 2014 ACHPER [SA] HPE Conference
‘Come along and discover cutting edge strategies, health education and other supportive sessions’.
Venue : Prince Alfred College, Kent Town, Adelaide, South Australia.
24 New ! Forum : Learning, health and wellbeing across generations
‘It is, in essence, about staying well and independent and having opportunities for interaction between other generations’.
Venue : Fitzaroy, Victoria.
25-26 XXII PVC 2014
Pacific Voice Conference. Initial call for papers. Website link provided for further information.
Venue : Santa Clara, California, USA.
26-29 Quality Learning Seminar
‘This seminar focuses on the Deming philosophy of Profound Knowledge as it is applied to learning organisations’.
Venue : The Lakehouse, Byron Bay, NSW.
28 The Young Universities Summit 2014
‘The free to attend event, will bring together the leaders of institutions under 50 years old’.
Venue : Miami, Florida, USA.
28-29 Women in Policy Leadership Summit
‘Key strategies and solutions for enhancing leadership effectiveness and career advancement of women working in policy areas within the public sector’.
Venue : Boat House by the Lake, Canberra, ACT.
29/4-1/5 Going Global 2014
Internationalising Higher Education. ‘Forum for world leaders of international education to debate the role the international arena plays in global tertiary education policy’.
Venue : Miami Beach Convention Centre, Miami, Florida, USA.
29/4-2/5 BOOST 2014
‘Join the nation’s largest, most recognised and comprehensive conference for after school and out-of-school time professionals’.
Venue : Palm Springs, California, USA.
30/4-2/5 NNEC2014
National Nurse Education Conference. “Changing Boards”. Other details to follow.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.

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May 2014
Date Event
1-2 Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth
‘This workshop will deliver 200 ready-to-use, powerful answers to turnaround problems like delinquency, violence, apathy, truancy, defiance, ADD, school failure, bad attitudes, poor motivation and more’.
Venue : Seattle, Washington, USA.
1-2 National Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Conference [ACER]
‘“Foundation skills and lifelong learning - what does the evidence from international assessments tell us about improving work and life skills ?” This two-day conference will examine the latest results of both the Programme for International Assessment of Adult Competencies [PIAAC], and the Program for International Student Assessment [PISA] surveys undertaken across Australia in 2011 and 2012’.
Venue : Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-2 Reflect Shift Transform : Sydney 2014
‘We aim to provide a program for participants that challenges current practice assist schools in moving forward to support all learners. The structure of the program will involve the three Congress themes - Reflect, Shift and Transform’. Click here for a brochure.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
2 Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People
Details including date, venue, speakers/topics available now. Brochure available soon.
Venue : Kingston City Hall, Moorabbin, Victoria.
4-5 Global Education Conference
‘The aim of GCE is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy’.
Venue : Los Angeles, California, USA.
4-7 New ! ASTD 2014 International Conference and Exposition
‘Brings the training and development industry to life. Each aspect of the industry is covered for every level of practitioner’.
Venue : Washington DC, USA.
5-7 New ! CeBIT
‘CeBIT 2014 will show you how the digital revolution is shaping the future of how we do business, and demonstrate the huge opportunities available for businesses who embrace it’.
Venue : Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.
5-19 * New ! Gifted and Talented Student Conferences 2014
All details can be found in this brochure.
Venue : * Perth [5th]; Adelaide [7th]; Canberra [8th]; Sydney [9th]; Brisbane [12th]; Auckland [14th]; Wellington [15th]; Christchurch [16]; Melbourne [19th].
6 Faculty Finance Officers’ Workshop 2014
‘An interactive learning experience designed to update and expand the skillset of faculty finance professionals’.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
6 New ! Recruiting & Retaining International Students
‘This webinar will question participants’ assumptions about international students and English Language Learners and explain commonalities and differences among students in these populations’.
Venue : ONLINE.
6-9 2014 World Forum on Early Care and Education
‘At the 2014 World Forum you will be exposed to widely diverse perspectives and approaches to the care and education of young children. You will learn about the lives of children, families, and early childhood providers from all ethnic, cultural, political, and religious backgrounds’.
Venue : San Juan, Puerto Rico.
7 Finance for Non-Finance Professionals in Universities Workshop 2014
‘Understanding key financial management processes and tools to achieve better financial results in a University setting’.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
9 ACHPER Central Queensland Conference
Date and venue only at this time.
Venue : Rockhampton, Queensland.
9 Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People
Details including date, venue, speakers/topics available now. Brochure available soon.
Venue : St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland.
9-10 SEA Governance Leadership and Management Conference
Steiner Education Australia. ‘A full program will be announced early 2014’.
Venue : Orana Steiner School, Canberra, ACT.
9-12 International Reading Association’s 59th Annual Conference
Initial notification of date and venue only. Monitor the site for further information as it is released.
Venue : New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
13 Faculty Finance Officers’ Workshop 2014
‘An interactive learning experience designed to update and expand the skillset of faculty finance professionals’.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
13-14 Higher Education Business Intelligence Conference 2014
‘Transforming university planning and insight through a unified vision for business intelligence’.
Venue : Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, NSW.
14 Finance for Non-Finance Professionals in Universities Workshop 2014
‘Understanding key financial management processes and tools to achieve better financial results in a University setting’.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
14-15 AITD 2014 National Conference
‘Providing delegates with high quality keynote presenters and an exciting range of innovative and dynamic concurrent workshop sessions’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
14-16 2014 CDAA National Conference
‘The focus of the conference will be the changes, the expansion of services and the policy context across diverse industry sectors. More details will be available shortly’.
Venue : Hilton Hotel, Adelaide, South Australia.
15-16 2014 EFMD Higher Education Research Conference
‘With this conference, EFMD aims to facilitate research and dialogue on topics related to Higher Education Institutions [HEIs] and business schools by bringing together academics from management, higher education and other fields’.
Venue : Stockholm, Sweden.
15-18 Careers, Education & Employment Expo
The Expo is recommended for all levels of students and potential students.
Venue : Perth Convention Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
15-19 iMoot, 2014 International Moodle Moot
‘iMoot is the largest online Moodle Conference with international Speakers’.
Venue : Online.
16-17 Early Years in Education Society
‘Come and celebrate with us on our 30th Anniversary. We are planning to have an exhilarating and uplifting conference with inspirational speakers’.
Venue : Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth, Western Australia.
16-17 EPPC 2014
‘Presented by practitioners, for practitioners. This year’s conference theme is Teachers driving school improvement’.
Venue : The Rydges Melbourne Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
16-18 National Conference 2014 - CBCA
All existing details can be found on the site.
Venue : Rex Hotel, Canberra, ACT.
16-19 Museums Australia National Conference 2014
‘Connecting the Edge : within and beyond the museum’.
Venue : Launceston, Tasmania.
17-20 Round Table Conference
‘Information Access for People with Print Disabilities’.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
19-20 New ! Training Providers Forum
‘Provid[ing] the latest updates on training and workforce development and showcase examples of innovation and good practice’.
Venue : Crown Perth, Burswood, Western Australia.
19-22 New ! International University Marketing Excellence Toolkit 2014
‘A comprehensive training experience designed to equip Universities with cutting-edge tools for emerging and thriving in an increasingly competitive and dynamic global education market’.
Venue : Pan Pacific Orchard, Singapore.
20-21 New ! 12th Annual Higher Education Summit
‘The discussion will range from university structures, planning and strategy to governance, funding and innovation and excellence in teaching and learning and research.’.
Venue : Grand Chancellor Hotel, Adelaide, South Australia.
20-23 Inclusive Learning Technologies Conference 2014
‘Will continue the trend of providing the most amazing conference ensuring everyone who attends leaves with a sense of fulfilment, encouragement and enthusiasm’.
Venue : Pavilion Convention Centre at Jupiters, Gold Coast, Queensland.
21 Australian Network on Disability Conference 2014
Monitor the website for further information.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
21-22 Senior Executive Leadership Forum 2014
‘Key strategies to enhance senior executive leadership effectiveness to drive organisational transformation, cultural renewal and performance’.
Venue : Boat House by the Lake, Canberra, ACT.
21-23 PAVCSS Conference 2014
Notification only at this time, Check back for further details.
Venue : Victoria.
22-23 New ! Positive Schools 2014 Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference
‘In 2014 we examine the relationships between Mental Health, Creativity and Technology as powerful voices for building engagement, motivation, sustained wellbeing and flourishing school communities’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
23 Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People
Details including date, venue, speakers/topics available now. Brochure available soon.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
23 New Careers Advisers Day 2014
Details can be found on the site, including the program.
Venue : Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
23-24 StudyWorld 2014
8th International Fair for Higher and Continuing Education. ‘StudyWorld offers the perfect opportunity to gather first-hand information on higher education, internships and other educational services in Germany and worldwide’.
Venue : Berlin, Germany.
25-26 Tertiary Studies and Careers Expo Adelaide
‘Find the Course. Find the Training. Find your Career. Find it all at TSCEA’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
25-28 Alliance Biennial Staff Conference 2014
Initial information only. Monitor the website for future information.
Venue : The Amora Hotel, Wellington, New Zealand.
25-30 NAFSA 2014 Conference
These are the only details available at this time, though there is a link to the venue site.
Venue : San Diego, California, USA.
26-27 Tertiary Education Leadership
‘Participants will be working alongside academic and administrative peers from a wide range of academic departments and corporate administrative areas within tertiary education’. Attend any or all of the modules.
Venue[s] : Canberra [+ webinar, 16 June]; 3-4 July, Melbourne [+ webinar, 28 July]; 14-15 August, Brisbane.
26-28 INQAAHE 2014 Forum
The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education. ‘The main Forum theme is Partnerships in Quality Assurance in Higher Education’.
Venue : Tallinn, Estonia.
27-28 3rd Annual Higher Education Executive Assistant Summit 2014
‘Expanding your proficiency, increasing your scope and adding value as an executive support professional in a changing environment’.
Venue : Novotel Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
27-28 The Digital Education Show Asia
‘Technology innovation and implementation for schools, universities, government and partners’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
27-30 QQML 2014
‘6th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference’. Monitor the site for further information.
Venue : Istanbul, Turkey.
28 The Australian Curriculum : Developing a Guided Inquiry and Web 2.0 Approach
‘This seminar is designed for; teacher librarians, heads of library, classroom teachers, school principals and instructional learning teams’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
29-30 New ! Positive Schools 2014 Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference
‘In 2014 we examine the relationships between Mental Health, Creativity and Technology as powerful voices for building engagement, motivation, sustained wellbeing and flourishing school communities’.
Venue : Fremantle, Western Australia.
29-30 New ! 2014 SEPLA Special Education Conference
‘ The program will focus on some of the outstanding Every Student, Every School Projects developed by special schools across the State’.
Venue : Novotel Parramatta Hotel, Parramatta, NSW.
29/5-1/6 The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies
‘The aim of this conference theme is to open up discussion, critical reflection and analysis about emerging social, political and cultural identities that are formed at the intersection of multiple and multi-sited belongings and their expression and about the possibility of making them shared across differences’.
Venue : Osaka International Conference Centre, Osaka, Japan.
30 ACHPER North Queensland Conference
Date and venue only at this time.
Venue : Cairns, Queensland.
30 Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People
Details including date, venue, speakers/topics available now. Brochure available soon.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
30 The Australian Curriculum : Developing a Guided Inquiry and Web 2.0 Approach
‘This seminar is designed for; teacher librarians, heads of library, classroom teachers, school principals and instructional learning teams’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
30-31 2014 Early Childhood Education Conference
‘Promises to inspire, engage and bring together the early childhood sector that collectively provides quality early childhood education for children’.
Venue : Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria.
31/5-1/6 New ! The Teaching Professor Conference
‘A gathering of teachers who are excited about teaching. The content is hands-on, practical, and applicable, so that you can implement what you learn right away’.
Venue : Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
31/5-2/6 2014 Anchorage Conference [HETL]
‘Aim : to examine the impacts that social and mobile media and networks are having on learning environments in higher education’.
Venue : Anchorage, Alaska, USA.

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