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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.

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 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 New ! 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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February 2015
Date Event
1-5 ANZIAM15
‘More information will be added during 2014’.
Venue : Outrigger Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland.
2-5 New ! ALIA Information Online 2015 Conference
‘The conference theme ‘At the Edge’ is about innovation, cutting edge technologies and what that means for the library and information profession’.
Venue : Hilton Sydney Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
3-4 New ! World Performing Universities
‘How to drive the performance of Higher Education in South East Asia’.
Venue : Parkroyal Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
4-5 ICEMI 2015
‘The conference welcomes contributions which promote the exchange of ideas and rational discourse between educators and researchers all over the world’.
Venue : Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.
5-6 The Eighth World Universities Forum 2015
‘Check back for more information on the program topics and events’.
Venue : Savannah, Georgia, USA.
9-11 New ! AAIE 49th Annual Conference
Extensive outline of speakers, themes and concurrent sessions is provided, plus other logistical information.
Venue : San Francisco, California, USA.
11-12 New ! Improving STEM Education and Skills
‘A crucial priority is how we can change the system to ensure that we are producing graduates that meet the needs of employers’.
Venue : CQ Functions, Melbourne, Victoria.
11-13 IUNC North America 2015
‘Connecting top-notch educators from all over the world, particularly from Latin America, Europe, Asia who would like to establish cooperation with universities and colleges from the USA & Canada’.
Venue : Washington D.C., USA.
12-13 New ! ICEPS 2015
‘Brings together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Education and Psychological Sciences’.
Venue : Amsterdam, Netherlands.
15-18 AIEA 2015 Annual Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for further additions.
Venue : Washington DC, USA.
15-18 ASEG_PESA 2015
‘This ASEG-PESA hosted conference is a recognised industry forum in which to present and learn about the newest geophysical and geological techniques and practices’.
Venue : Perth Conference and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
16-17 New ! The Future of Learning Conference
‘There will be a particular focus on overcoming challenges in implementation, with case studies from a wide range of public and private institutions highlighting how insights from education research can be translated into workable real world initiatives’.
Venue : UNSW CBD Campus, Sydney, NSW.
17-18 New ! 5th National Higher Education Women’s Leadership Summit 2015
‘Inspiration, strategies and practical skills for current and aspiring female leaders seeking career success in Higher Education’.
Venue : Melbourne Marriott Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
18-20 New ! 2015 AEDC National Conference
‘Presents an opportunity to learn about the ways in which people are using and responding to the Australian Early Development Census data’.
Venue : Glenelg, South Australia.
20-23 CCID 39th Annual Conference
‘Seeks participation of those international education professionals from institutions who are just starting to internationalise to those who are forerunners of campus internationalisation efforts’.
Venue : Newport Beach Marriott Hotel, Newport Beach, California, USA.
25-26 New ! Financial Sustainability in VET
‘The financial sustainability of the VET sector is more uncertain than ever. Driving cost savings & new revenue streams’.
Venue : Victoria University City Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
26-27 New ! Mind Brain Education - Learning to Learn Conference 2015
‘Hear about the implications of the exciting research on the brain and learning - and how this can affect what happens in our classrooms’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
27 New ! Discovery 2015
‘Be part of the fastest growing, most contemporary Physical Education, Health Education, Sport Education and Outdoor Education conference in Australia’.
Venue : Melbourne Cricket Ground & National Tennis Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

▲ Beginning of February

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March 2015
Date Event
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.
7 2015 Queensland Astronomy Education Conference
This site indicates a claiming of the date. Monitor for further information.
Venue : TBC.
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.
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
Initial information on dates and venue only at this time.
Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.
14-15 Early Years Exhibition & Conference
‘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.
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 New ! 23rd Annual International Conference on Childhood Education
Initial call for papers. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
18-20 Worlddidac Asia 2015
‘Asia’s number one educational material, media and technology event’.
Venue : Hong Kong.
18-20 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.
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 New ! 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.
23-26 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.
25-28 ACRL 2015
‘Share your research and creative endeavours with your colleagues on the theme “Creating Sustainable Community”’.
Venue : Portland, Oregon, USA.
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.

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