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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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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

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.
11 World Literacy Council Annual Conference
‘Theme explores education and literacy in settings where learners have been displaced due to circumstances not limited to political changes, war, colonialism, health crises, societal and personal issues’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
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 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 2015 Roadshow [3P Learning]
‘Designing learning for authentic inquiry’.
Venue : Cliftons Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
23 2015 Roadshow [3P Learning]
‘Teaching Kids to Stretch’.
Venue : Christie Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
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.
27-28 5th Asia-Europe Meeting of Ministers for Education [ASEMME5]
Discussions will address issues such as development of skills for better employability and rapid technological exchanges.
Venue : Riga, Latvia.
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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May 2015
Date Event
1 Teaching Gen Tech Conference
Powered by Stile. ‘The day will be highly interactive, encouraging all participants to network and share their own ideas and experiences with Stile and other web-based tools’.
Venue : Cliftons, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-3 2015 Spring Global Conference on Education
‘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 : Hawthorne, California, USA.
2-3 Early Years Exhibition & PDT Forum
‘An all encompassing event for professionals involved in the teaching and care of children prior to their primary education’.
Venue : Grand Pavilion, Rosehill Racecourse, Sydney, NSW.
4-6 2015 Copyright National Seminar Series
‘Practical and informative seminars about Australian copyright law in the digital age’.
Venue : Karstens, Adelaide Street, Brisbane, Queensland.
5-7 CeBIT
‘Major industry themes for 2015’ are detailed All other details from the site.
Venue : Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.
5-7 IUNC Eurasia 2015
‘The conference theme will be Eurasia, its latest news and analytics, market demands and cooperation possibilities’.
Venue : Moscow, Russia.
7-8 Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth
‘Receive hundreds of practical, problem-stopping, ready-to-use K-12 behaviour and classroom management interventions on the spot’.
Venue : Seattle, Washington, USA.
7-8 Understanding & Promoting the Mental Health & Wellbeing of Young People
For ‘All Teachers; All Education support staff; Anyone interested in the Mental Health/Wellbeing of young people’.
Venue : Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria.
7-8 The Inaugural K-12 National Curriculum Conference
‘Bringing together some of the leading thinkers on curriculum design and development with schools and educators from across Australia, to discuss innovation in curriculum development and design’.
Venue : Bayview Eden, Melbourne, Victoria.
7-10 The VCE and Careers Expo 2015
Information and resources, career and study advice, 156 seminars on multiple topics, more.
Venue : Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria.
8-9 Advancing Reconciliation in Early Childhood Education and Care Symposium
Initial information only at this time. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Stamford Grand Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
9 ETAWA 2015 State Conference
Initial information only. More information to follow.
Venue : Trinity College, East Perth, Western Australia.
11-13 The Higher Education Technology Agenda 2015
‘A high-level forward looking conference held every two years with the aim of advancing higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology’.
Venue : Gold Coast, Queensland.
11-22 Australasia 2015 Gifted & Talented Study Day Program
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students’.
Venue : Different venues and dates. Check site for full details.
13-14 AITD Annual National Conference 2015
‘Details about speakers and topics will be added to this webpage as they become available’.
Venue : Australian Technology Park, Sydney, NSW.
13-16 AGOSCI Conference 2015
‘Come together to present the best in partnerships, communication practices and supports for people with complex communication needs and life participation’.
Venue : RICC, Brisbane, Queensland.
14-15 Assessment for Learning in Higher Education 2015
‘Aim[s] to provide a platform that brings together higher education experts, scholars, researchers, educators, and students to share visions on assessment and feedback in higher education’.
Venue : Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
14-15 NALLNAC 2015
‘'Equipping for the future : assess, train, learn'. The 2015 conference will have different streams focused on VET practitioners alongside streams targeted to industry, researchers and policy makers’.
Venue : National Wine Centre of Australia, Adelaide, South Australia.
17-19 International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Education
‘Promotes the exchange of information on theory, research, development, and practices of diverse education fields’.
Venue : Dubai, UAE.
17-20 ATD 2015 International Conference and Exposition
‘Brings the training and development industry to life. Each aspect of the industry is covered for every level of practitioner, from CEO to specialist, from dean to student’.
Venue : Orlando, Florida, USA.
19-20 UK Higher Education Regulation Forum
‘Developing an innovative, independent, sustainable future for Higher Education across the UK’.
Venue : Millennium Gloucester Hotel & Conference Centre, London, UK.
20 2015 Roadshow [3P Learning]
‘Designing learning for authentic inquiry’.
Venue : BioSA Conference Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
20 2015 Roadshow [3P Learning]
‘Teaching Kids to Stretch’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-22 Positive Schools Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference
‘An essential two days of positive education for all Australian primary and secondary school educators’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
21-22 Principals’ Association of Specialist Schools Conference 2015
‘“Leaders Matter” and this conference will further develop your skills as a leader and will enable you to recharge your batteries with entertaining and challenging speakers’.
Venue : The Pier, Geelong, Victoria.
21-23 Excellence in Professional Practice Conference
ACER. ‘The theme of EPPC 2015 is Improving assessments of student learning. This is part of ACER’s Rolling Summit on Assessment Reform and Innovation’.
Venue : Novotel, Brighton Beach, Sydney, NSW.
21-24 Museums Australia National Conference 2015
‘We want you to be part of it. Consider the conference themes and add your voice to the cultural cacophony’.
Venue : Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, NSW.
22 New Careers Advisers Information Day : CAA
‘Are you new to the Careers Advising role in a NSW or ACT high school ? This is the day for you’.
Venue : L’Aqua, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
22 Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People
Date, venue, topics and speakers. Brochure available. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Victoria.
22-23 ICISS 2015
‘Provides a platform for researchers, engineers, academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences’.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
22-24 Qld Early Childhood Conference
Presented by C&K. Initial information only. Monitor for further additions.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
23-25 CSEDU 2015 - 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education
‘A yearly meeting place for presenting and discussing new educational environments, best practices and case studies on innovative technology-based learning strategies, institutional policies on computer supported education’, more.
Venue : Lisbon, Portugal.
24-29 NAFSA 2015 Conference
The only details available at this time. There is a link to the venue site.
Venue : Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
25-26 ICHE London 2015
‘Brings together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Higher Education’.
Venue : Wembley, Middlesex, England.
25-26 Skills Tasmania Conference
Intial date and venue only. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Hobart, Tasmania.
25-28 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation [CEC2015]
‘A world-class conference that brings together researchers and practitioners in the field of evolutionary computation and computational intelligence from around the globe’.
Venue : Sendai International Center, Sendai, Japan.
26 Australia 2040
‘Be there to learn how research, development and innovation will contribute to Australia’s future’.
Venue : Parliament House, Canberra, ACT.
26-27 Chicago ICE 2015
‘Offer[s] a unique opportunity for academics and other professionals all around the world who will present a wide array of perspectives, scholarship and expertise in order to pursue excellence in K-12 education’.
Venue : Chicago, USA..
26-29 QQML2015
‘International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries’.
Venue : IUT Université Paris Descartes, Patis, France.
27 2015 Roadshow [3P Learning]
‘Designing learning for authentic inquiry’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
27-29 ECC Annual Conference 2015
‘A conference designed for centre managers/owners, those in leadership roles and aspiring leaders’. Early Childhood Council, NZ.
Venue : TBC, New Zealand.
27-29 International Educational Technology Conference 2015
‘Aims to diffuse knowledge and research among academicians and lead to development in educational technology and instructional technologies’.
Venue : Istanbul University Culture and Convention Centre, Istanbul University,Turkey.
28-29 Positive Schools Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference
‘An essential two days of positive education for all Australian primary and secondary school educators’.
Venue : Rydges Esplanade, Fremantle, Western Australia.
28-31 The Fifth Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2015
‘Will again bring together a range of academics and practitioners to discuss new directions of research and discovery in Cultural Studies’.
Venue : Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka, Japan.
29 Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People
Date, venue, topics and speakers. Brochure available. Monitor for further information.
Venue : UQ Centre, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland.
29-30 Together We Grow Conference 2015
‘A conference for everyone involved in early childhood education from birth to the early years of school’.
Venue : Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria.
29-31 The Teaching Professor Conference
‘The perfect venue to reflect, recharge, and rejuvenate while gaining a wealth of instructional ideas and valuable insights’.
Venue : Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
30-31 Melbourne Reinvent Your Career Expo
‘Reinvent Your Career Expo is the largest adult careers and employment event specifically targeting the ‘Real Age’ career and job seeker’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

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