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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.

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.
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.
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.
7-10 The VCE and Careers Expo 2015
Information and resources, career and study advice, 156 seminars on multiple topics, more.
Venue : Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria.
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 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.
17-20 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.
26-29 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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June 2015
Date Event
1-2 Going Global
‘A conference for leaders of international education to debate the future of further and higher education’.
Venue : Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster, London, UK.
2-3 Edutech 2015
‘One time per year where the ENTIRE education and training sector gathers together to learn, debate, exchange ideas, network, be inspired … and have fun’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
3-4 2015 EFMD Higher Education Research Conference
‘The theme is“The Legitimacy and Impact of Business Schools and Universities”’.
Venue : University of Oxford, Oxford, United Knigdom.
6-9 ICED 2015
‘The theme of ICED 2015 is “educating diverse learners : many ways, one goal”’.
Venue : University of Patras, Athens, Greece.
8-9 4th Annual International Conference on Language, Literature & Linguistics
‘Will examine the various issues and factors that intervene at the interface of language and literature, not least the cultural context[s] in which it is situated’.
Venue : Singapore.
8-12 IEEE ICC 2015
‘Features a comprehensive technical program including twelve Symposia and a number of Tutorials and Workshops’.
Venue : London, UK.
9-10 New ! ICTES2015
‘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 Teaching and Education Sciences’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
11-14 Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Conference 2015
‘Interdisciplinary Approaches to Contemporary Social Change is the special focus’.
Venue : University of Split, Split, Croatia.
13-16 The Sixth Asian Conference on the Social Sciences 2015
‘Will again bring together a range of academics and practitioners to discuss new directions of research and discovery in the Social Sciences’.
Venue : Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka, Japan.
15-16 The Digital Education Show Asia 2015
‘Asia’s most important digital education event. A world leader for Asia ’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
15-17 ICIEA 2015
‘Providing an excellent forum for scientists, researchers, engineers and industrial practitioners throughout the world to present and discuss the latest technology advancement as well as future directions and trends in Industrial Electronics’.
Venue : Crowne Plaza, Auckland, New Zealand.
18-21 New ! Western Sydney Careers Expo 2015
Extensive range of exhibitors plus many seminars.
Venue : Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.
22-24 2014 ICE Conference
‘Brings together leading academics, researchers and practitioners, contributing to the global debate on engineering, technology and innovation’.
Venue : University of Ulster, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
22-25 New ! Canada International Conference on Education 2015
‘An international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education’.
Venue : University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
22-25 New ! AACE - EdMedia 2015
‘Forum for the discussion and exchange of information on the research, development, and applications on all topics related to multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications/distance education’.
Venue : Montréal, Québec, Canada.
22-26 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers
‘The theme is ‘Quality Education for Equitable Development : Performance, Paths and Productivity’ - 3PS’.
Venue : The Bahamas.
24-25 New ! 5th International Assessment in Higher Education Conference
‘Learning and contemporary higher education assessment; Student responses to assessment; Assessment Literacies; Assessment research : theory, method and critique’, more.
Venue : Birmingham, UK.
25-26 New ! 2015 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence
‘Whether you’-re a teacher or teacher leader, teacher mentor or coach, or principal or district supervisor, this event brings you up-to-date on recent revelations about best practices in the classroom’.
Venue : Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
25-30 ALA 2015 Annual Conference
Other details still to be finalised.
Venue : San Francisco, California, USA.
28/6-1/7 New ! ISTE 2015
‘The world’s premier ed tech conference and expo. Provides a multitude of professional learning opportunities for the entire education team’.
Venue : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
29-30 No2Bullying Conference 2015s
‘The conference will feature social emotional learning techniques for Kids, Parents, Teachers and Educators to effectively deal with bullying’.
Venue : Outrigger Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland.
29/6-3/7 DH2015
‘The theme of Global Digital Humanities acknowledges the field’s expansion worldwide across disciplines, cultures and languages’.
Venue : University of Western Sydney, Parramatta, NSW.

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July 2015
Date Event
1-4 New ! STARS Conference 2015
‘Provides the opportunity to disseminate and discuss current research, good practice, emerging initiatives and leading edge ideas that are aimed at enhancing students’ tertiary learning experiences’.
Venue : Crown Conference Centre. Melbourne, Victoria.
1-5 New ! Informing Science Institute
InSITE 2015. ‘The multi-conference includes four collocated conferences’.
Venue : Tampa, Florida, USA.
6-9 New ! HERDSA 2015
‘Designed to harness the wisdom of academics, professional and industry colleagues, and students to share new ways of thinking and practice to address [these] challenges’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
6-10 2015 AHA Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for further changes.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
6-10 Digital Humanities Conference 2015
‘Promote and support digital research and teaching across arts and humanities disciplines, drawing together humanists engaged in digital and computer’.
Venue : University of Western Sydney, Parramatta, NSW.
8-11 SEA Annual Conference
Steiner Education Australia. ‘SEA will hold an annual conference for teachers every July starting from 2015’. Initial notification.
Venue : TBC.
8-12 International Kolisko Conference [Steiner Education]
‘What is trauma ? What makes difficult experiences traumatic ? What biological and physiological changes are involved ? How do these experiences influence child development ?’
Venue : St Peter’s School, Cambridge, New Zealand.
9-11 Twenty-second International Conference on Learning 2015
‘What Counts as Learning ? Big Data, Little Data, Evidence and Assessment’.
Venue : Universidad San Pablo, Madrid, Spain.
13-15 ITEC15
‘bring teachers, non-teaching staff, executive leaders, school directors, and parents together in Melbourne to explore Christian education’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
18-20 International Reading Association’s 60th Annual Conference
‘More than 400 sessions from which to choose, including a turbo-charged Teaching Edge series - four sessions, each one pairing some of the best minds and voices in literacy education today’.
Venue : St. Louis, Missouri.
20-21 New ! Eighth Global Studies Conference 2015
Power and Participation in the Age of Big Data is the Special Focus of the 2015 conference’.
Venue : Imperial College London, London, UK.

▲ Beginning of July

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August 2015
Date Event
7-9 2015 Summer Global Conference on Education
‘Dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education’.
Venue : Ontario, California, USA [Los Angeles Metro].
10-14 World Council for Gifted and Talented Children World Conference 2015
‘Educating Gifted and Talented Children - Turning Research Into Practice’.
Venue : Odense, Denmark.
8-12 IRSCL 22nd Biennial Congress 2015
‘The theme of our 2015 Congress and its associated sub-themes will enable exploration, interrogation and analysis of children’s literature’.
Venue : University of Worcester, Worcester, UK.
18-21 WACE 19th World Conference on Coperative & Work Integrated Education 2015
‘Towards a new stage of cooperative and work-integrated education for innovative minds with glo al competency’.
Venue : Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto, Japan.
20-22 New ! SchoolstechOZ 2015
‘Superior quality professional development in the use of interactive digital technology for teaching and learning and for school leadership’.
Venue : Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

▲ Beginning of August

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September 2015
Date Event
15-17 SNAICC 2015 National Conference
‘Featur[ing] local and international keynote speakers and over 70 concurrent sessions, yarning circles and workshops to choose from’.
Venue : Perth Convention Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
16-18 New ! Australian Primary Principals Conference 2015 [APPA]
‘Our theme attempts to capture some of the complex dimensions of leadership which can become lost in the day to day urgency of principalship’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
22-24 2015 HETL - PsTL Conference
The aim is ‘To examine how living in a globalised world impacts teaching and learning’.
Venue : Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
28/9-1/10 ASBA 2015
Brief, initial information opnly. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
30/9-2/10 ASME 2015
Program to be finalised but other information now available from this site.
Venue : Prince Alfred College, Kent Town, Adelaide, South Australia.

▲ Beginning of September

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October 2015
Date Event
3-5 William Glasser Institute Australia 2015 Conference
‘More details to come soon’.
Venue : Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
17-18 ICPESS 2015
‘International Conference on Physical Education and Sport Science’.
Venue : Dubai, UAE.
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.

▲ Beginning of October

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November 2015
Date Event
10-11 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 : Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
23-26 New ! 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.
30/11-4/12 World Diabetes Congress 2015
Date, venue and initial information only. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Vancouver, Canada.

▲ Beginning of November

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December 2015
Date Event
1-31 5th Asia-Europe Meeting of Ministers for Education [ASEMME5]
Date and venue only. Monitor for future information.
Venue : Riga, Latvia.
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.
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.

▲ Beginning of December

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