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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.

August 2015
Date Event
1 New ! 2015 Conference - HEIA[Q]
‘Look forward to an exciting day of professional learning and sharing’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland.
2-5 New ! Women in Higher Education Leadership Summit
‘WHELS is not about giving answers to leaders. It’s about developing people’s capacities to respond to current higher education-related challenges’.
Venue : School of Leadership and Education Sciences, University of San Diego, San Diego, USA.
6 New ! 2015 Beyond Tomorrow Early Childhood Conference
‘Expert speakers will challenge, enlighten and inspire attendees as they explore the opportunities that can be realised by ‘reaching out’ in the early childhood sector’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
6-7 New ! The AIS Special Education Conference 2015
‘Aims to explore and go beyond the research by reaching into the classroom, with focuses on evidence-based program design, well informed advocacy and creating strong collaborative leadership’.
Venue : Hotel Novotel Parramatta, Parramatta, NSW.
6-9 New ! 2015 National Conference on Geographic Education
‘A forum for leaders in geography education to meet, exchange information, and ideas that inform national, state, and local programs and curricula’.
Venue : Washington DC, USA.
7-8 2015 WA Early Childhood Education & Care Conference
‘Our 2015 conference ‘1 Voyage’ acknowledges that the journey continues and that we are all on the same voyage of discovering what excellence via continuous improvement looks like’.
Venue : Crown Conference Venue, Perth, Western Australia.
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].
8-9 New ! The Education Show
‘The latest resources, products and services for your classroom, school and career. Also featuring an extensive professional development program’.
Venue : Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria.
10 New ! Townsville Careers Expo
‘The region’s most comprehensive careers, employment and training expo that offers visitors the latest information on tertiary studies, further training, hands on demonstrations and employment opportunities’.
Venue : Townsville RSL Stadium, Murray Sports Complex, Townsville, Queensland.
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.
13-14 New ! ACHPER Brisbane HPE Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
15-21 New ! IFLA World Library and Information Congress
‘Complete information on how to become a delegate for WLIC 2015, including details concerning conference registration, hotels, library visits, tours & activities, etc., are available in the Final Announcement’.
Venue : Cape Town, South Africa.
16-18 Research Conference 2015, ACER
‘Connect[ing] teachers, education leaders and policy makers with the latest assessment research to inform teaching and learning’.
Venue : Crown, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria.
17-19 New ! WWorld Congress on Special Needs Education Conference 2015
‘Invites speakers to share their knowledge on issues or subject matters in special needs in education that encompass conceptual analysis, case studies, design implementation and performance evaluation’.
Venue : Temple University, Philadelphia, USA.
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 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.
24 New ! The AIS Student Wellbeing Conference 2015
‘Find out more about the movement from languishing to flourishing as experts share research, knowledge and practice in a whole school approach to student and teacher wellbeing’.
Venue : Hotel Novotel Parramatta, Parramatta, NSW.
25-27 New ! World TVET Conference 2015
‘Quantum Leap : Transformation and Globalisation of Technical Vocational Education & Training; Living Skills for 21st Century’.
Venue : Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
30/8-2/9 New ! Tertiary Education Management Conference 2015
‘Provides an opportunity for ATEM and TEFMA delegates to shine a light on individual, unit and organisational contributions to the communities, towns, cities and regions that they are connected with and to showcase how these local activities enable them to compete globally’.
Venue : Novotel Wollongong Northbeach, North Wollongong, NSW.
31 New ! Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People
Date, venue, topics and speakers. Brochure available. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Bruce Mason Centre, Takapuna Beach, Auckland, New Zealand.
31/8-1/9 New ! SASPA Conference 2015
Initial information only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, South Australia.

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September 2015
Date Event
4 New ! Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People
Date, venue, topics and speakers. Brochure available. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Basil Sellers Theatre, University Centre, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland.
5-9 New ! AES 2015 Conference
‘Evaluation spans the lines we draw between ourselves. Its use has moved from proving to improving, from measuring to mainstreaming, from education to all sectors and disciplines’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
5-9 New ! International Association For Medical Education Conference 2015
‘Something for everyone - those new to education or with wide experience; those interested in undergraduate education, postgraduate training or CPD; those working in medicine or other healthcare profession as a teacher, student, administrator, researcher or leader’.
Venue : SECC, Glasgow, UK.
8-10 New ! ALT Annual Conference 2015
‘Brings together practitioners, researchers and policy makers from across education to share their research and experience’.
Venue : University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
9-11 New ! 2015 Asia Pacific Autism Conference
‘The largest and most respected conference series in the southern hemisphere and is a recognized forum in which to present and learn about the newest research and practices within the field of ASD’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland.
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.
29-30 New ! Australian School Library Association Conference 2015
‘Details available in March 2015’.
Venue : The Playhouse, Women’s College, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland.
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.
30/9-2/10 New ! THE World Academic Summit 2015
‘The global forum for outstanding thought leaders from the academy, industry and government, who will explore world-class universities’ fundamental role in intellectual thought and economic deed’. Initial information and registration opprotunity.
Venue : University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

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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.
8-9 New ! 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.
14-16 ICDE 2015 Conference
‘Growing capacities for sustainable distance e-learning provision’.
Venue : Sun City, South Africa.
17-18 ICPESS 2015
‘International Conference on Physical Education and Sport Science’.
Venue : Dubai, UAE.
17-18 New ! 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.
27-30 New ! 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 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
6-8 New ! 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.
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 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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2016
Date Event
10-15 Jan. New ! 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.
7-10 April New ! ACTA International Conference 2016
Initial information only, including the option to Register for updates.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
23-24 May New ! 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 New ! International Society on Early Intervention Conference
‘The theme of the conference is “Children's Rights and Early Intervention”’.
Venue : Stockholm, Sweden.
27-30 June New ! World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2016
Initial details only. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Seoul, Korea.
3-5 July New ! Catholic Secondary Principals Australia Conference 2016
Initial information and calls for expressions of interest.
Venue : Crown Promenade Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-29 July New ! IEEE WCCI 2016
‘A rich and varied technical program which is designed to engage participants in cross-fertilization of ideas among the three big areas in computational intelligence’.
Venue : Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, Canada.
26-29 Sept. New ! National Kodály Conference 2016
Initial information only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : .
29/9-2/10 New ! ACCE2016
Initial information and registration only. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.

▲ Beginning of 2016

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