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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.

Conferences & Events

March 2015
Date Event
2-3 The Inaugural Student Recruitment and Retention Forum
‘This conference will examine the latest strategies to attract students to your institute, and more importantly prevent student attrition from occurring’.
Venue : Sydney Harbour Marriott, Sydney, NSW.
2-4 INTED 2015
‘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 : Madrid, Spain.
2-6 SITE 2015
Initial information only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
4-5 IUNC Latin America 2015
‘Special emphasis is laid on the university collaboration with the BRICS countries and major education hubs of the 21st century’.
Venue : Brazil.
5-7 Education and Development Conference 2015
‘Intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, educational leaders, policy makers, industry representatives, advanced students and others’.
Venue : AETAS Lumpini, Bangkok, Thailand.
6 Language, Learning and Literacy : Improving practice, delivering Results
The first of a series of presentations around the country by Dr Louisa Moats.
Venue : Parramatta Mantra Hotel, Parramatta, NSW.
7 2015 Queensland Astronomy Education Conference
This site indicates a claiming of the date. Monitor for further information.
Venue : TBC.
8-10 Second 21st Century Academic Forum Conference
‘Bring[ing] together an international group of researchers and practitioners to encourage and support the development of a new framework for better understanding the dynamic and interconnected nature of education, research, business, and life’.
Venue : Martin Conference Centre, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.
9-10 The 3rd Global Summit on Education [GSE 2015]
‘Invites academicians, scholars and researchers with broad and diverse research interests from around the world to meet and exchange the latest ideas and views in a forum that encourages respectful dialogues’.
Venue : Radius International Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
9-12 ASEM Forum on Lifelong Learning 2015
‘Researchers, policymakers and practitioners will discuss contemporary possibilities of the need to renew the agenda of lifelong learning, key concepts for policies and practices in Asia and Europe’.
Venue : Grand Nikko, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.
11-12 FutureSchools Expo
‘Will give education leaders an exciting look at exactly WHAT can be achieved and HOW to do it … ’.
Venue : Australian Technology Park, Sydney, NSW.
11-13 Higher Education Conference 2015
‘The theme of the 2015 conference is Future sense : universities shaping the new era ’.
Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.
13-14 2015 DSAQ Education Conference
Information about registration and the program are available through downloads from the site.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
14-15 ICTE NSW 2015 Conference
‘A great opportunity for professional learning through sharing practice with other teachers and educational leaders, viewing the latest technologies and being inspired by relevant keynote speakers’.
Venue : Sydney University, Sydney, NSW.
15-18 AIEA 2015 Annual Conference
‘How do we as educators and leaders anticipate and embrace the challenges of the higher education landscape of the early twenty-first century, and prepare our students to navigate this unfamiliar topography ?’
Venue : Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, USA.
15-19 23rd Annual International Conference on Childhood Education
Initial call for papers. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
16-18 New Generation Learning Space Design 2015
‘Explore three key themes emerging as defining elements : Design of new innovative learning environments with the student in mind; Student engagement through design; Evaluating the success of the learning environment redesign’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
17-18 Pathways for Vulnerable Children
‘Will examine the latest strategies promoting collaboration and innovation to improve service delivery and quality of care for vulnerable children’.
Venue : CQ Functions, Melbourne, Victoria.
18-19 7th Annual National Blended Learning Conference 2015
‘Showcasing a range of award-winning professionals, presenting inspiring case studies of instructional design solutions and the latest development in technology supported learning delivery’.
Venue : Park Royal, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
18-20 Worlddidac Asia 2015
‘Asia’s number one educational material, media and technology event’.
Venue : Hong Kong.
19-20 ICEIT 2015
‘High level international forum to bring together industry professionals, academics, and individuals from institutions, industrials and government agencies to exchange information, share achievements, and discuss the advancement in the fields of Educational and Information Technology’.
Venue : Florence, Italy.
19-21 International Baccalaureate Asia Pacific Annual Conference
‘Provides an opportunity for educational leaders, decision makers and practitioners from schools, universities and governments to come together to share best practices’.
Venue : Macao SAR, P.R. China.
19-21 QAGTC/IRATDE/AAEGT 2015 International Conference
‘The conference will have a special focus on the spectrum of different types of giftedness [e.g. intellectual, creative, artistic, social and emotional, and physical and perceptual giftedness] and the range of different approaches to gifted education and talent development’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
20 Future Fusion - The Confluence of Education and Health Conference
‘Designed to bring together leaders in the fields of health and education to promote discussion on the historical opportunity we have to create a purposeful continuum of practices and provisions that will deliver a more powerful paradigm than the present dichotomy’.
Venue : The Arena, NAB Building, Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-21 New Perspectives in Science Education, Edition 4
‘An excellent opportunity for academics, researchers, teachers, experts and practitioners from all over the world to share innovative ideas, experiences, research findings and best practice in the field of science education’.
Venue : Florence, Italy.
21-22 Brisbane Reinvent Your Career Expo
‘The Brisbane Reinvent Your Career Expo is the largest adult careers and employment event specifically targeting the ‘Real Age’ career and job seeker’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
21-23 ASCD Annual Conference
Only dates and venue available.
Venue : Houston, Texas, USA.
21-25 NASPA Annual Conference 2015
‘A four-day gathering of student affairs professionals who come together to learn, grow, and be inspired’.
Venue : New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
23-25 Creative Innovation 2015
‘A conference on creativity, innovation, leadership and change, Ci2015 attracts big and small business, entrepreneurs, educators, creative and government leaders, emerging talent and leading thinkers from around the World, Asia and Australia’.
Venue : Sofitel Melbourne On Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
23-25 2015 Copyright National Seminar Series
‘Practical and informative seminars about Australian copyright law in the digital age’.
Venue : Australian National University, Balmain Crescent, Acton, Canberra.
23-26 2015 APAIE Conference & Exhibition
‘Bringing together policy-makers and education experts from around the world to improve professional skills and learn about new developments in international education’.
Venue : Peking University, Beijing, China.
25-26 Higher Education Summit & Expo 2015
‘New Zealand’s leading event focusing on the key issues and developments for tertiary education’.
Venue : Aotea convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
25-26 ICLT 2015
‘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 Learning and Teaching and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : Hotel Royal, Singapore.
25-27 5th National Early Literacy Conference
‘Making Waves : Early Literacy and Collective Impact’.
Venue : Wollongong, NSW.
25-27 Postgraduate Supervision Conference 2015
‘Discussions on the future of postgraduate studies and supervision, particularly in the context of the knowledge society, under the theme : Looking ahead : the future of postgraduate supervision in the knowledge society’.
Venue : Centre for Higher and Adult Education, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.
25-28 ACRL 2015
‘Share your research and creative endeavours with your colleagues on the theme “Creating Sustainable Community”’.
Venue : Portland, Oregon, USA.
26-28 World Congress of Modern Languages
‘Collaborating across languages and borders’.
Venue : Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
27 Guided Inquiry Design for the Australian Curriculum
‘Designed for school-based instructional teams involving teacher librarians, classroom teachers, curriculum and e-learning coordinators, and school principals/assistant principals’.
Venue : TBC, NSW.
27-28 4th International conference on Human Computing, Education & Information Management System
‘Aims to explore and discuss innovative studies of technology and its application in interfaces and welcomes research in progress, case studies, practical demonstrations and workshops in addition to the traditional submission categories’.
Venue : The Grace Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
28-29 EdTechTeam Canberra Summit
‘Focuses on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education [and other Google tools] to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education’.
Venue : Gungahlin College, Canberra, ACT.
29/3-1/4 Inaugural Asian Conference on Education & International Development 2015
‘Will bring together a range of academics and practitioners to discuss new directions of research and discovery in education and international development’.
Venue : Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
30/3-1/4 AUA Conference and Exhibition 2015
‘The conference aims to promote excellence in higher education management through personal and professional development’.
Venue : Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham, UK.
30/3-1/4 UKSG 38th Annual Conference and Exhibition
Initial information only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Glasgow, Scotland.
30/3-2/4 AMEA Conference 2015
‘Will cover such topics as education leadership, education standards, innovation in medical education and challenges in clinical training’.
Venue : University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW.
30/3-2/4 CAA 2015
‘Keep the Revolution going’.
Venue : University of Siena, Siena, Italy.
30/3-3/4 CAA 2015 Conference
‘One of the major events in the calendar for scholars, specialists and experts in thefield of computing technologies applied to archaeology’.
Venue : University of Siena, Siena, Italy.

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April 2015
Date Event
1-3 ISEP 2015
‘A platform for international exchange of ideas, collaborations and cooperation among academics, educators and educational psychologists and other practitioners’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2-5 Sixth Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities 2015
‘Brings together a range of academics and practitioners to discuss new directions of research and discovery in the arts and humanities’.
Venue : Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka, Japan.
8 WAVE National Conference 2015
‘Leaders, teachers, learners, leavers : Women in the Australian VET market’.
Venue : City Flinders Campus, Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria.
8-10 Avetra 2015 Conference
‘Walking the Tightrope : the Implications of Markets for VET Research, Policy and Practice’.
Venue : The Rendezvous Grand, Melbourne, Victoria.
8-10 CDAA 2015 National Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
8-10 Transforming Together Coaching and Mentoring Conference
‘Opportunities for researchers and practitioners to connect, and support the development of quality research and practice in the field and contribute to the generation of theory, knowledge and expertise about coaching and mentoring’.
Venue : University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
8-11 HERA 2015 Conference
‘ We invite papers from a variety of disciplines and interdisciplines that push the boundaries of the binary and instead offer a multifaceted perspective on humanistic inquiry’.
Venue : Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco, California, USA.
9-10 International Education Conference - Icedu 2015
‘Bring[ing] together researchers, educators, experts, practitioners, and policy makers to share their knowledge and experience with one another’.
Venue : Beijing, China.
13-14 SASTA Annual Conference & Exhibition 2015
South Australian Science Teachers Association. ‘Theme : Light & Light-based Technologies’.
Venue : Brighton Secondary School, North Brighton, South Australia.
13-15 2015 ACHPER International Conference
‘Offers 21st century thinking about how to deliver pedagogy in the HPE learning area, inclusive of sport, recreation physical activity and health agendas’.
Venue : Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia.
14-15 Building eResearch capability in Universities
‘Preparing University IT to build superior research support’.
Venue : CQ Functions, Melbourne, Victoria.
14-17 New ! Asia Pacific Advancement Conference 2015
‘For advancement professionals from educational institutions working in alumni relations, fundraising, marketing and communications’.
Venue : Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore.
14-17 The Quality Learning Seminar
‘Focuses on the Deming philosophy of Profound Knowledge as it is applied to learning organisations’.
Venue : Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.
15 Re-thinking the idea of the university - the changing student experience
‘The de-regulation of higher education in Australia with likely fees increases and higher student debt will see changing student behaviours and expectation’.
Venue : Pullman Hyde Park, Sydney, NSW.
15-16 Practice-Based Education Summit 2015
‘Professionalism and Citizenship : Possibilities for Professional Education’.
Venue : Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.
15-17 18th Annual NZACE Conference
‘Promoting cooperative education/work-integrated learning to education providers, workplaces and government in New Zealand’.
Venue : Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand.
15-17 GETEX Spring 2015
‘GETEX focuses on General Education, Higher Education, Vocational & Occupational Training, Professional Development’.
Venue : Dubai Intl. Convention & Exhibition Centre, Dubai, UAE.
16-17 EdTechTeam Sydney Summit
‘Focuses on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education [and other Google tools] to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education’.
Venue : Southern Cross Catholic Vocational College, Sydney, NSW.
16-17 EUA Annual Conference 2015
‘European Universities in Research and Innovation - People, Policies and Partnerships’.
Venue : University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium.
16-17 Global Learn Berlin 2015
‘Serves as a means to connect and engage creative educators, researchers, consultants, training managers, curriculum developers, and others in the topics and fields in which they are passionate about’.
Venue : FernUniversität in Hagen, Regionalzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
16-17 International Higher Education Curriculum Design & Academic Leadership Symposia
‘Relating to higher education curriculum design and academic leadership that optimise and accelerate learning in the tertiary-higher education context ’.
Venue : Hamilton, New Zealand.
18-21 IUNC Middle East & Africa 2015
‘Devoted to Internationalising Higher Education [IHE] in Africa and the Middle East’.
Venue : Dubai, UAE.
20-21 7th Annual Campus & Student Security Conference
‘Bringing together a broad range of stakeholders who actively exchang ideas, initiatives and opinions around optimising student security’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
20-22 Ireland International Conference on Education 2015
‘Provides 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 : Dublin, Ireland.
22-23 World-Class International Student Recruitment Workshop 2015
‘Cutting-edge tools for successfully driving student outreach and thriving in an increasingly competitive and dynamic global market’.
Venue : The Peninsula, Hong Kong.
22-24 GETEX Spring 2015
‘GETEX focuses on General Education, Higher Education, Vocational & Occupational Training, Professional Development’.
Venue : Beach Rotana Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
22-24 International Conference on Education, Psychology, and Liberal Arts [ICEPL] 2015
‘Aims to provide a space for academics and practitioners to share the latest researches, case studies, industry surveys, and interdisciplinary collaboration’.
Venue : Taipei, Taiwan.
22-24 Open Education Global Conference 2015
‘The theme for Open Education Global 2015 is Entrepreneurship and Innovation, emphasizing the exciting directions and developments in open education around the world’.
Venue : Banff, Alberta, Canada.
23-26 ICEMST 2015, International Conference on Education in Mathematics, Science & Technology
‘Discussing theoretical and practical issues in the fields of information and communication technologies in education, science education and mathematics education’.
Venue : Antalya, Turkey.
28-29 University Efficiency and Shared Services Forum
‘A chance for professionals in higher education to come together and discuss the trends and developments in efficiency, share case studies on shared services innovations and discuss plans for the future’.
Venue : Park Royal Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
28-30 Australia New Zealand Agent Workshop
‘The region’s largest B2B event for buyers & sellers of education, work, youth and student travel’.
Venue : SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
28/4-1/5 BOOST Conference
‘Largest, most recognised and comprehensive conference for after School And Out-of-school Time Professionals’.
Venue : Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, California, USA.
29-30 Protecting Children & Youth Online
‘Implementing lasting cybersafety at your school’.
Venue : Mercure Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
30/4-3/5 The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2015
‘Brings together a range of academics and practitioners to discuss new directions of research and discovery in language learning’.
Venue : Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka, Japan.
30/4-3/5 The Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom 2015
‘Brings together a range of academics and practitioners to discuss new directions of research and discovery in technology in the classroom’.
Venue : Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka, Japan.

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