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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.

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.
18-20 New ! International Conference on Emerging Trends in TVET
‘Aims to provide a forum to researchers, practitioners, educators, entrepreneurs, representatives of industries, and scholars in TVET sector for sharing their research findings and experiences on various aspects of TVET’.
Venue : PSSCIVE, Bhopal, India.
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.

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March 2015
Date Event
2-4 New ! 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 New ! 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 New ! 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 New ! 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
25-26 New ! 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 New ! 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.
27 New ! 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.
29/3-1/4 New ! 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 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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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.
8-10 CDAA 2015 National Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
9-10 New ! 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.
13-15 2015 ACHPER International Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for future changes.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
15-16 Practice-Based Education Summit 2015
‘Professionalism and Citizenship : Possibilities for Professional Education’.
Venue : Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.
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 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.
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 New ! 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 New ! 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.
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.
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
1-3 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.
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 behavior and classroom management interventions on the spot’.
Venue : Seattle, Washington, USA.
7-8 New ! 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.
7-10 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 New ! 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.
11-13 New ! 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.
13-16 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 New ! Assessment for Learning in Higher Education 2015
‘Aim[s] is 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 Updated ! 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 New ! 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.
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.
22-23 New ! 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 New ! 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.
25-28 New ! 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.
26-27 New ! 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 New ! QQML2015
‘International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries’.
Venue : IUT Université Paris Descartes, Patis, France.
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.
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.
29-30 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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