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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.

November 2014
Date Event
1-2 New ! ASAPO Conference 2014
Open a conference Flyer for all details.
Venue : Albury Entertainment Centre, Albury, NSW.
1-2 AUSIT Biennial National Conference ’14
Initial information and Call for Papers. Monitor for further information.
Venue : University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland.
2-4 Australian Association for Environment Education 2014
‘Watch this space as more detail is addeds’.
Venue : Hobart, Tasmania.
5-7 2014 ASID Conference
‘ASID is about Research to Practice and its mission is to improve the lives of people with intellectual disability’.
Venue : Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia.
5-7 2014 ACTS Conference
‘The theme “Bridging Divides : Connections for holistic sustainability” … will explore the metaphoric and figurative divides between educational levels [primary to tertiary] as well as between education and the broader community’.
Venue : Hobart, Tasmania.
5-7 NAPSA Conference 2014
‘Our conference theme of ‘Back to Basics’ seeks to create a lively discussion about what the role of a great adviser can be in 2014 and beyond and how we can best serve our institutions’ needs’.
Venue : Intercontinental, Adelaide, South Australia.
6-8 AMLE2014
Only basic details including a call for presentations.
Venue : Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
7-8 ACSSO National Conference 2014
‘Stay tuned for details … !’.
Venue : Rydges Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
9-12 ANZMET 2014
‘Will incorporate the 2014 National Prevocational Medical Education Forum and bring in speakers and participants from the generalist and specialist medical training areas’.
Venue : Cypress Lakes, Hunter Valley, NSW.
10-12 LICE 2014
‘LICE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education’.
Venue : London Heathrow Marriott, London, UK.
11-13 QS-APPLE
‘Will feature plenaries by high-profile speakers, parallel sessions on higher education development, Creative Awards competition, campus tours’, more.
Venue : Taipei International Convention Centre, Taipei, Taiwan.
12-14 2014 Group Training National Conference
‘Conference theme - Jobs, Careers, Communities. Conference information available soon’.
Venue : Hobart, Tasmania.
12-14 Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference 2014
Initial call for Abstracts. Monitor the site for further information.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
14-15 ASME 2014
‘Focuses on today’s technical challenges, research updates and breakthrough innovations that are shaping the future of engineering’.
Venue : Montreal, Canada.
14-15 Ignited Conference 2014
‘giftEDnz and the Ministry of Inspiration welcome all professionals with an interest in gifted and talented education to Ignited. This dynamic conference will showcase international and national research, paper presentations and innovative workshops’.
Venue : Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology, Nelson, New Zealand.
17-19 ICERI 2014
‘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 : Seville, Spain.
18-19 7th Educational Psychology Forum
‘Working together to create positve futures’.
Venue : University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
19-21 25th Annual AAIR Forum
‘This year incorporating the Australasian Higher Education Evaluation Forum [AHEEF]. The theme for this year’s Forum is : “Turning Silver Into Gold”’.
Venue : Intercontinental, Melbourne, Victoria.
19-22 CIEE Annual Conference
‘Forge solutions for addressing the critical barriers facing study abroad - cost, curriculum, and culture’.
Venue : Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
20-23 UCEA 2014 Convention
Monitor this site for forthcoming information.
Venue : Washington Hilton, Washington, DC, USA.
21-22 Honoring the Child, Honoring Equity
Find multiple themes and a range of other information on the site.
Venue : The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-24 JALT2014
‘40th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Exhibition’.
Venue : Tsukuba International Congress Centre, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.
22-25 New ! PESA Conference 2014
‘The conference theme is : Education as Philosophies of Engagement Ko te kĊrero’.
Venue : Kingsgate Hotel, Hamilton, New Zealand.
23-26 ascilite2014
‘Offers a timely forum for leaders, practitioners, and researchers to reflect on and discuss the state-of-the-art and the state-of-the-actual, exploring the visionary rhetoric on educational technology and debating the imperfect reality of current educational practices’.
Venue : Dunedin, New Zealand.
23-27 LiHE’ 2014
“Learning in Higher Education”. ‘Learning To Research - Researching To Learn’.
Venue : Monastery Function Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
24-25 Comview 2014
Initial information only. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-25 ACHPERWA Annual State Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for further information and separate website.
Venue : TBC.
26-28 6th Asian Conference on Machine Learning 2014
‘Aims to provide a leading international forum for researchers in machine learning and related fields to share their new ideas, progresses and achievements’.
Venue : Nha Trang, Vietnam.
26-28 TERNZ 2014 Conference
‘Provides an opportunity to step back and examine the direction in which education is moving, and the means by which practitioners might influence that direction’.
Venue : University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
26-28 World Alliance for Arts Education Global Summit 2014
‘Theme : Transform : from inception to innovation in arts education’.
Venue : Griffith University, Mt Gravatt Campus, Brisbane, Queensland.
26-29 DATTA 2014 Conference
‘For teachers of Design and Technology, Industrial Technology, Engineering and Technology Educators Primary, Secondary and Tertiary. It will provide excellent professional learning and networking opportunities’.
Venue : Sydney Masonic Centre, Sydney, NSW.
26-30 ATCM 2014
‘The conference will cover a broad range of topics on the application and use of technology in Mathematics research and teaching’.
Venue : State University of Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
27-28 New ! 2014 VATE State Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Deakin University, Burwood, Melbourne, Victoria.
28 STAVCON
‘Open to any person involved or interested in science education; this includes student teachers, laboratory technicians, primary, secondary and tertiary educators’.
Venue : La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria.
28-29 ETA Annual Conference 2014
‘This conference will focus on the practical needs of the classroom and give delegates timely strategies, information and ideas for the implementation of the new 7-10 curriculum and HSC prescriptions both due in 2015’. Website coming soon.
Venue : University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.
30/11/2-12 19th Annual Conference - AAWP
‘Minding the gap : Writing across thresholds and fault lines’.
Venue : Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand.
30/11/3-12 2014 NAGCAS National Conference
‘The Conference title alludes to our key theme of quality [assurance and enhancement] across the intersecting domains of career development, work integrated learning, employability and enterprise learning’.
Venue : University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW.
30/11/4-12 AARE-NZARE 2014
‘Speaking back through Research’.
Venue : QUT, Brisbane, Queensland.

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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.
2-3 2014 International Higher Education Curriculum Design Symposia
Initial information and call for papers.
Venue : Hamilton, New Zealand.
2-5 ISANA 2014
‘The theme for this meeting is “Working with synergies : Benefiting the diversity of students” ’.
Venue : Hilton Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
3-5 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.
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.
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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2015
Date Event
4-8 Jan. 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.
11-16 Jan. 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.
27-30 Jan. New ! 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.
5-6 Feb. The Eighth World Universities Forum 2015
‘Check back for more information on the program topics and events’.
Venue : Savannah, Georgia, USA.
15-18 Feb. AIEA 2015 Annual Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for further additions.
Venue : Washington DC, USA.
15-18 Feb. 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.
7 Mar. 2015 Queensland Astronomy Education Conference
This site indicates a claiming of the date. Monitor for further information.
Venue : TBC.
11-13 Mar. Higher Education Conference 2015
Initial information on dates and venue only at this time.
Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.
18-20 Mar. Worlddidac Asia 2015
‘Asia’s number one educational material, media and technology event’.
Venue : Hong Kong.
21-22 Mar. 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 Mar. ASCD Annual Conference
Only dates and venue available.
Venue : Houston, Texas, USA.
25-28 Mar. ACRL 2015
‘Share your research and creative endeavours with your colleagues on the theme “Creating Sustainable Community”’.
Venue : Portland, Oregon, USA.
30 Mar.-2 April New ! 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.
13-15 Apr. 2015 ACHPER International Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for future changes.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
16-17 Apr. 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.
13-16 May 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.
24-29 May NAFSA 2015 Conference
The only details available at this time. There is a link to the venue site.
Venue : Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
30-31 May 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.
2-3 June New ! Eduteach 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.
22-26 June New ! 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers
‘The theme is ‘Quality Education for Equitable Development : Performance, Paths and Productivity’ - 3PS’.
Venue : The Bahamas.
25-30 June ALA 2015 Annual Conference
Other details still to be finalised.
Venue : San Francisco, California, USA.
6-10 July New ! 2015 AHA Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for further changes.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
6-10 July New ! 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 July SEA Annual Conference
Steiner Education Australia. ‘SEA will hold an annual conference for teachers every July starting from 2015’. Initial notification.
Venue : TBC.
9-11 July New ! 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 July ITEC15
‘bring teachers, non-teaching staff, executive leaders, school directors, and parents together in Melbourne to explore Christian education’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
7-9 Aug. New ! 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 Aug. World Council for Gifted and Talented Children World Conference 2015
‘Educating Gifted and Talented Children - Turning Research Into Practice’.
Venue : Odense, Denmark.
8-12 Aug. 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.
14-17 Sept. SNAICC National Conference
Initial information only, Monitor the site for further information.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
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.
3-5 Oct. William Glasser Institute Australia 2015 Conference
‘More details to come soon’.
Venue : Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
17-18 Oct. New ! ICPESS 2015
‘International Conference on Physical Education and Sport Science’.
Venue : Dubai, UAE.
28-30 Oct. New ! IAU 2015 International Conference
‘It will focus on the theme : Internationalisation of Higher Education : Moving beyond mobility’.
Venue : University of Siena, Siena, Italy.
10-11 Nov. 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.
30/11-4/12 World Diabetes Congress 2015
Date, venue and initial information only. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Vancouver, Canada.
1-31 Dec. 5th Asia-Europe Meeting of Ministers for Education [ASEMME5]
Date and venue only. Monitor for future information.
Venue : Riga, Latvia.
6-9 Dec. New ! 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 Dec. 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.

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