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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

October 2015
Date Event
3-5 William Glasser Institute Australia 2015 Conference
‘More details to come soon’.
Venue : Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
4-7 HighEdWeb 2015
‘HighEdWeb is the annual conference of the Higher Education Web Professionals Association, created by and for all higher education Web professionals’.
Venue : Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
6-9 AIEC 2015
‘The theme is “international education : global, responsible, sustainable”, and the program will feature world leading experts, unique social events and an exhibition’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
7-9 ULearn 2015
‘A professional learning opportunity that provides multiple options and elements which allow delegates to find their own solutions and outcomes they wish to achieve’.
Venue : SkyCity Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
8-9 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 : Portland, Oregon, Washington, USA.
9-10 New ! PDHPE Teachers’ Association Conference
‘Challenging Minds, Changing Lives’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney - Brighton Beach, Brighton Le Sands, Sydney, NSW.
12-13 ICDLE 2015
‘Presenting the latest research and results of scientists [preferred students, PhD Students, and post-doc scientist] related to Distance Learning and Education topics’.
Venue : Paris, France.
12-15 Asia-Pacific Institute in Educational Fundraising 2015
‘Learn all about fundraising and build a global network of peers at this four-day, intensive, residential’.
Venue : The Melbourne Business School Executive Education Campus, Mt Eliza, Victoria.
14-16 ICDE 2015 Conference
‘Growing capacities for sustainable distance e-learning provision’.
Venue : Sun City, South Africa.
15-16 New ! 2015 Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities
‘Draws on internal and external leaders in the field to provide you with valuable insights into how to drive service improvements and innovation across your institution’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
15-17 AMLE 2015
‘The most valuable and comprehensive professional development opportunity in the world for any person working with students ages 10-15’.
Venue : Columbus, Ohio, USA.
17 New ! Annual Conference - Engage, Empower, Enact 2015
‘Environmental Education in Early Childhood, Victoria’. Initial information only. Monitor for future additions.
Venue : TBC.
17 New ! KU Annual Conference 2015
‘Combining both large keynote presentations with practical, hands-on workshops, allows the program to provide professional learning opportunities for early childhood professionals with all levels of skill and experience’.
Venue : Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, Sydney, NSW.
17-18 ICPESS 2015
‘International Conference on Physical Education and Sport Science’.
Venue : Dubai, UAE.
17-18 Sydney Reinvent Your Career Expo
‘This event is designed to help people find their passion whilst providing them with the knowledge to turn that passion into a reality’.
Venue : Hall 4, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.
19 New ! 2015 Primary HPE Conference [ACHPER Queensland]
‘Delivering presentations, practical sessions, workshops and panel discussions which focus on “The Learner in HPE”’.
Venue : Kedron-Wavell Services Club, Chermside, Queensland.
19-22 New ! E-Learn - World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education
‘Serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the exchange of information on research, development, and applications of all topics related to e-Learning’.
Venue : Kona, Hawaii, USA.
19-23 eResearch Australasia 2015
‘Opportunities for delegates to engage, connect, and share their ideas and exemplars concerning new information centric research capabilities, and how information and communication technologies help researchers’.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
20-23 E-Learn 2015 - World Conference on E-Learning
‘A multi-disciplinary forum for the exchange of information on research, development, and applications of all topics related to e-Learning’.
Venue : Kona, Hawaii, USA.
21-23 2015 ACTS Conference
‘The theme “refocus + renew” encourages institutions, educators and practitioners to reflect on their achievements, their next steps and the important role they play in achieving sustainability’.
Venue : Deakin University’s Waterfront Campus, Geelong, Victoria.
21-25 FDCA 2015 Triennial Conference
Initial information and calls for expressions of interest in attending. Monitor the site for future developments.
Venue : Luna Park, Sydney, NSW.
21-25 The Asian Conference on Education 2015
‘Will again bring together a range of academics and practitioners to discuss new directions of research and discovery in education’.
Venue : Art Centre of Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
21-25 The Asian Conference on Society, Education & Technology 2015
‘Invites educators and policy makers from around the world to look at the latest trends and issues in technology policy and practice and its role in the private and public sphere’.
Venue : Art Centre of Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
22-23 2015 Biennial Copyright Law & Practice Symposium
Initial information only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
22-23 NSW Environmental Education Conference 2015
‘Talking sustainability in a centre of environmental excellence’.
Venue : Hunter TAFE Institute, Kurri Kurri Campus, Hunter Valley, NSW.
23 CAA Annual Conference
Initial details only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Dockside, Cockle Bay, Sydney, NSW.
27-28 Mind & Its Potential 2015
‘Full website and program available in March’.
Venue : The Concourse, Chatswood, Sydney, NSW.
27-30 ISSOTL 2015
‘The conference theme, Leading Learning and the Scholarship of Change, will explore how teaching staff and students in universities can lead quality learning and teaching practice as we move inevitably towards more changes in higher education’.
Venue : RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria.
28-30 27th Annual AAGE Graduate Recruitment & Development Conference
‘Encourages the open sharing of knowledge and experience, which serves to elevate the graduate recruitment industry as an increasingly important, strategic part of a business’.
Venue : Sydney Hilton, Sydney, New South Wales.
28-30 New ! Educational Innovation Conference
Using the digital to capture the international. ‘How can we capitalise on the universality of the internet to internationalise our teaching and learning ?’
Venue : University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland.
28-30 IAU 2015 International Conference
‘It will focus on the theme : Internationalisation of Higher Education : Moving beyond mobility’.
Venue : University of Siena, Siena, Italy.
28-30 SPERA 2015 Conference
‘Mapping Education Policy Landscapes : Rurality and Rural Futures’.
Venue : Deakin University, Geelong Waterfront Campus, Geelong, Victoria.
28-30 U21 Educational Innovation Conference
‘Using the digital to capture the international’.
Venue : University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.
30/10-1/11 ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership
‘Check back in March 2015 for more information’.
Venue : Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, San Diego, California, USA.

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November 2015
Date Event
2-3 Eighth International Conference on e-Learning & Innovative Pedagogies
‘The Future of Education : Advanced Computing, Ubiquitous Learning, and the Knowledge Economy’.
Venue : University of California, Santa Cruz, California, USA.
4-6 New ! SPERA National 31st Conference
‘Mapping Education Policy Landscapes : Rurality and Rural Futures’. For further information get details from the flyer available from the site.
Venue : Deakin University, Geelong Waterfront Campus, Geelong, Victoria.
4-7 CIEE Annual Conference 2015
‘Gather[ing] the world’s preeminent scholars, thinkers, and leaders, to explore innovative study abroad programs that successfully combine international education with expertise’.
Venue : Berlin, Germany.
6-8 13th AsiaTEFL International Conference
‘Bring and share innovative policies, theories and practices related to ELT that not only address current problems but also point to future directions and help to create new opportunities’.
Venue : Jinling Convention Centre, Nanjing, China.
7-11 LIANZA 2015
‘LIANZA’s conference is the largest gathering of library and information professionals in New Zealand bringing together over 500 delegates from New Zealand and around the world’.
Venue : Shed 7, Wellington, New Zealand.
9-11 London International Conference on Education
‘An international forum for both researchers and industry practitioners to exchange the latest fundamental advances in the state of the art and practice, Pedagogy, Arts, History, Open Learning, Distance Education, Maths and Science Education, ICT, …’.
Venue : Heathrow Windsor Marriott Hotel, Langley, Berkshire, England.
9-11 2nd MENA Higher Education Leadership Forum 2015
‘Towards Transformative Higher Education in the MENA Region : The Role of Innovation in the 21st Century Digital and Knowledge based Society’.
Venue : Dusit Thani, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
11-13 50th Annual Melbourne 2015, ASID
‘Explore what is means to convert recent advances in disability legislation and policy into real and meaningful changes for people with intellectual disability’.
Venue : Crown Promenade Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria.
17-19 Asia-Pacific Institute for Alumni Relations Professionals
‘The ideal platform for alumni relations professionals to discuss pertinent issues in alumni relations and establish an international network of peers’.
Venue : Macquarie Graduate School of Management Executive Conference Centre, Macquarie Park, NSW.
20-22 7th Asian Conference on Machine Learning
‘Aims to provide a leading international forum for researchers in machine learning and related fields to share their new ideas, progresses and achievements’.
Venue : The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Science Park, Hong Kong.
20-23 2015 UCEA Annual Convention
‘The convention theme is “Re-Imagining the Frontiers of Education : Leadership With/In Transnational & Transcultural Spaces”’.
Venue : Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, California, USA.
20-23 JALT International Conference 2015
‘Focus[ing] our attention on and celebrat[ing] what we have learned and wish to learn about, with, and as learners’.
Venue : Shizuoka Convention & Arts Centre, Shizuoka City, Japan.
23-24 ACHPERWA Annual State Conference
Date only at this time. Monitor for further information as it is added.
Venue : TBC.
23-24 VCTA 2015 Annual Conference
Initial information. Monitor for further updates and conference site.
Venue : Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria.
23-26 Language, Education and Diversity Conference [LED 2015]
‘Focuses specifically on the impact of increased cultural linguistic diversity, at both national and supranational levels, and its consequences for the theory, policy and practice of language education’.
Venue : University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
25-27 11th QS-APPLE
Basic information only, Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Melbourne, Australia.
27 STAVCON
‘Annual conference of the Science Teachers’ Association of Victoria. The conference is open to any person involved or interested in science education’. Initial information only.
Venue : TBC.
29/11-3/12 AARE Conference 2015
‘Brings together researchers from across the world, as well as Australia, who work in diverse educational fields’.
Venue : University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Western Australia.
30/11-3/12 ascilite 2015
‘Globally connected, digitally enabled’.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
30/11-4/12 World Diabetes Congress 2015
Date, venue and initial information only. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Vancouver, Canada.

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December 2015
Date Event
TBC ANZHES 2015 Conference
Initial indication only. Monitor for further information and updates.
Venue : Wellington, New Zealand.
1-5 ISANA 2015 Conference
‘The theme for the 2015 conference is Collaborations in Providing Services to International Students’.
Venue : Pullman on the Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
2-4 ANZAM 2015
‘The Conference takes as its theme “Managing for Peak Performance”’.
Venue : Millennium Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand.
2-5 Literacy Research Association Conference 2015
‘The program consists of peer-reviewed symposia, paper sessions, study groups, and alternative format sessions’.
Venue : Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, California, USA.
3-4 MAV Annual Conference 2015
Initial information and contact for enquiries. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : La Trobe University, Bundoora.
5-8 PESA Conference 2015
‘Major venue in Australasia for the presentation of research papers and discussions about philosophy of education’.
Venue : Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Victoria.
6-9 ANZSSA Conference
‘Anyone involved in student services management and delivery will benefit from attending the conference’.
Venue : Wrest Point Convention Centre, Hobart, Tasmania.
7-9 AAEE 2015
‘One of the largest gatherings of engineering educators in Australasia, bringing together delegates to discuss engineering education research and best practice ’.
Venue : RACV Torquay Resort, Geelong, Victoria.
9-11 ASFS 2015 Conference
Initial information and call for papers. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW.
9-11 SRHE Annual Research Conference 2015
‘A participative event at which delegates presenting their own work also participate in the discussions in plenary sessions and at the presentations of the work of others’.
Venue : Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, Wales.
9-12 9th International Conference On Researching Work And Learning [RWL9]
‘A critical platform for researchers and professionals to share research in work and learning, engage in dialogue with colleagues and experts from around the world, and deepen their knowledge’.
Venue : School of the Arts, Singapore.
10-12 Learning & Teaching Expo 2015
‘Provides a platform for educators in Asia to explore new learning & teaching resources and emerging educational trends’.
Venue : Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong.
12-14 Global Academic Network Conference
‘Presentations in any of the following fields of academic investigation : Humanities and Social Sciences, Education, Business and Economics, Technology and Science’ are welcome.
Venue : American University of the Emirates, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
16-17 ICECECE 2015
‘Aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Electrical, Computer, Electronics and Communication Engineering’.
Venue : Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
16-18 Hong Kong International Conference on Education, Psychology and Society
‘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 towards sustainable development’.
Venue : Hong Kong.
16-20 Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics 2015
‘Addressing technology-based issues in all Mathematical Sciences. Providing a forum for educators, researchers, teachers and experts’.
Venue : Leshan , China.

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2016
Date Event
10-15 Jan. Tutti ANCOS 2016
‘18th National Conference of Orff Schulwerk. A conference for music educators working in schools, colleges, child care, tertiary education or music therapy’.
Venue : Friends’ School Argyle Street Campus, Hobart, Tasmania.
8-9 Feb. ICLLL 2016
‘The premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : New Delhi, India.
18-20 Feb. 8th Annual 21st Century Learning Conference
‘Whatever your role in education is, the 21st Century Learning conference has something for you’.
Venue : Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong.
7-10 April ACTA International Conference 2016
Initial information only, including the option to Register for updates.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
23-24 May ICHE London 2016
‘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 : London, UK.
8-10 June International Society on Early Intervention Conference
‘The theme of the conference is “Children's Rights and Early Intervention”’.
Venue : Stockholm, Sweden.
27-30 June World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2016
Initial details only. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Seoul, Korea.
3-5 July Catholic Secondary Principals Australia Conference 2016
Initial information and calls for expressions of interest.
Venue : Crown Promenade Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-29 July IEEE WCCI 2016
‘A rich and varied technical program which is designed to engage participants in cross-fertilisation of ideas among the three big areas in computational intelligence’.
Venue : Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, Canada.
29/8-1/9 ALIA National 2016 Conference
‘The major event in the Australian library and information calendar in 2016’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
29-30 Sept. New ! 2016 ACEN Conference
Program outline, Expressions of interest, venue, dates. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW.
26-29 Sept. National Kodály Conference 2016
Initial information only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
29/9-2/10 ACCE2016
Initial information and registration only. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.

▲ Beginning of 2016

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