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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.

January 2016
Date Event
3-7 2016 International Education Conference
‘Provides a forum for faculty and administrators to share proven and innovative methods in teaching at all levels of education’.
Venue : Orlando, Florida, USA.
4-6 ICIET 2016
‘Provides opportunities for the different areas delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish business or research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration’.
Venue : Los Angeles, California, USA.
4-29 2016 AMSI Summer School
‘An exciting opportunity for mathematical sciences students from around Australia to come together over the summer break to develop their skills and networks’.
Venue : RMIT, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-30 National Youth Science Forum
‘Learning how to make informed decisions about courses and careers in the sciences and gain a professional skill set to help realise their potential’.
Venue : Canberra, ACT.
5-9 Student Leadership Conference 2016
‘Provides unparalleled opportunities for girls to explore leadership styles and strategies, reflect on their own leadership aspirations and build meaningful life-long connections with other young leaders’.
Venue : Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland.
9-10 IC4E 2016
‘Held every year to make it an ideal platform for people to share views and experiences in Government, Law and Culture and related areas’.
Venue : Penang, Malaysia.
10-15 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.
20-22 IBAP PYP Cat 1 to 3 and MYP Cat 2 to 3 Workshops
International Baccalaureate®. ‘The breakdown of this structure will be decided by the workshop leader and will be presented to the participants at session 1, and subject to review due to participants’ emerging needs’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
24-30 New ! NAPSA Congress 2016
‘Offers education, networking opportunities a trade-show hall, and unforgettable social events to Australia’s most motivated and enthusiastic pharmacy students’.
Venue : James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland.
26-27 iLearning Forum
‘Meet and discover the latest international innovation in e-learning [simulations, interactive video, serious games, skills and management applications, contents tools development, social learning, mobile learning …]’.
Venue : Espace Champerret of Paris, Paris, France.

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February 2016
Date Event
1-5 linux.conf.au 2016
‘A deeply technical conference and pre-emininent practitioners in the field, both professionals and hobbyists, are expected to attend’.
Venue : Deakin University Waterfront Campus, Geelong, Victoria.
New ! MISG 2016
Essential information only. Monitor for further information additions.
Venue : City East Campus, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia.
2-5 ACSW 2016
‘Consists of several conferences covering a wide range of topics in Computer Science and related area. This conference is attended by many national and international delegates comprising HDR students and distinguished academics from all over the world in computer science’.
Venue : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
2-5 Australasian Computer Science Conference
‘An annual forum for exploring research, development, and novel applications in Computer Science’.
Venue : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
3-4 New ! ICEPS 2016
‘Bringing 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 : Florence, Italy.
7-9 Global Forum on Girls’ Education
‘This groundbreaking conference will be hosted by the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools in partnership with the Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia and other pre-eminent educational organisations from around the world’.
Venue : Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York, USA.
7-11 New ! Anziam 2016
Essential information all major aspects is available from the site.
Venue : QT Hotel, Canberra, ACT.
8-9 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.
8-10 New ! 50th Annual AAIE Conference
Initial information only at this time. Monitor for further additions.
Venue : Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
8-11 CAUTHE 2016 Conference
‘Conference theme is “The Changing Landscape : The Impact of Emerging Markets and Destinations”’.
Venue : Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School Sydney Campus, Sydney, NSW.
9-11 VALA 2016
Initial details only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
10-12 New ! AIRAANZ 16
‘The focus of the Conference is “Building Sustainable Workforce Futures”. Key themes include sustainability, decent work, social inclusion and diversity, as well as policy, practice and regulation in the broad field of employment relations’.
Venue : Parkroyal Hotel, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
18-20 2016 the 3rd International Conference on Education and Social Sciences
‘A great opportunity to bring together professors, researchers and scholars around the globe a great platform to deliver the latest innovative research results and the most recent development and trends in education and social sciences field’.
Venue : Singapore.
18-20 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.
18-20 New ! Global Academic Network International Conference
This is the only information available at this time. Monitor for an expansion of this information.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
20-22 New ! CCID Annual Conference
Preliminary Program and overview details available from the site.
Venue : Orlando, Florida, USA.
21-24 New ! AIEA 2016 Annual Conference
‘How might our institutions become more effective regional leaders and stewards for enhancing the quality of life and educational, economic and cultural development for our communities ?’
Venue : Palais des Congres de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
24-26 New ! SafeCampus - The National University Safety Summit
‘The National Campus Safety Summit is the premier conference on university safety’.
Venue : Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
25-26 New ! Mind Brain Education Conference 2016
Initial information only. Monitor for further additions.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
26-27 ICEMI 2016
‘Aims to gather professors, researchers, scholars and industrial pioneers from all over the world’.
Venue : Taichung, Taiwan.

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March 2016
Date Event
3-4 National FutureSchools Expo & Conferences
‘Choose from one of 5 conferences all designed to tackle a different element of the future school, ensuring your whole team gets the most out of your professional development investment’.
Venue : Australian Technology Park, Sydney, NSW.
7-8 New ! Australian National Early Literacy Summit
ALIA. ‘Government, educators, researchers and early years service providers will break new ground in collaborative engagement around this most vital national priority’.
Venue : Hotel Realm, Barton, ACT.
12-15 New ! ACE 2016
‘leaders from all sectors of higher education, who will confront tough questions and explore day-to-day practical solutions to common challenges’.
Venue : San Francisco, California, USA.
17-18 New Perspectives in Science Education
‘Aims to promote transnational cooperation and share good practice in the field of innovation for Science Education. Also an excellent opportunity for the presentation of previous and current projects in the science field’.
Venue : Florence, Italy.
17-18 Reinvent Your Career Expo
‘Designed to help people find their passion whilst providing them with the knowledge to turn that passion into reality’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
21 Visible Learning Symposium [ACEL]
‘Introduceing you to the latest research with some novel and practical examples of how learning happens - hands on activities, video clips and stuff that will confuse your brain - once you know what works you will see the challenges that your own learners have as they process information and develop skills in your classroom’.
Venue : Hyatt Regency, Perth, Western Australia.

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April 2016
Date Event
3-6 6th International Nurse Education Conference
‘Encouraging the sharing of research and practice of nursing, midwifery and healthcare education as it impacts on the learning experience of students and qualified practitioners’.
Venue :Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Queensland.
7-10 ACTA International Conference 2016
Initial information only, including the option to Register for updates.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
13-14 6th International Practice-Based Education Summit
‘Bridging Practice Spaces’.
Venue : Waterview in Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW.
17-20 DEANZ Conference 2016
‘There and back : Charting flexible pathways in open, mobile and distance education’.
Venue : University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
New ! LiHE’16 - Innovative Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
‘Invites academics and university teachers with an interest in learning-centered higher education to document their innovative teaching and learning practices for The Handbook of Innovative Teaching and Learning Practices in Higher Education’.
Venue : Copenhagen, Denmark.

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May 2016
Date Event
11-13 New ! IUNC Eurasia 2016
‘Combining engaging sessions and presentations from the world leading experts of University International Relations, round-tables and discussions’.
Venue : Moscow, Russia.
20-21 New ! CBCA National Conference
Initial date and venue city information. Monitor for further developments.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
22-24 Real Girls, Real Women : Leading, Empowering, Celebrating
‘Includes keynotes from academic, business and community leaders, session presentations and interactive discussions and debates on critical issues affecting educators and girls’.
Venue : Rydges Hotel South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland.
23-24 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.
29-5/1-6 16th CEFPI Australasia Region Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for further information and developments.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
29-5/2-6 New ! LiHE’16 Symposium - Globalisation of Higher Education
All details available from the site.
Venue : Aegina, Greece.
30-31 New ! EduTECH 2016
‘A giant festival for all of education. It is the only event that brings together schools, tertiary education, VET and workplace learning under one roof. It features one large exhibition with 8 parallel conferences, plus 8 post-event masterclasses’ [the masterclasses are held on 1 June].
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.

▲ Beginning of May 2016

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June 2016
Date Event
8-10 International Society on Early Intervention Conference
‘The theme of the conference is “Children's Rights and Early Intervention”’.
Venue : Stockholm, Sweden.
16-17 New ! The Future of Education
‘Aims to promote and share good practice and transnational cooperation in the field of education’.
Venue : Florence, Italy.
19-22 National Catholic Education Commission Conference 2016
‘Faith to Lead, Lead to Faith’. Initial information only. Monitor for further details.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
20-22 New ! 2nd International Congress on Vocational and Professional Education and Training
‘At its core is the sharing of expertise and the strengthening of vocational education and “good practice” on an international level. The Congress presents a fertile group for the development of new ideas’.
Venue : Winterthur, Switzerland.
26-30 New ! Australian Earth Sciences Convention 2016
It ‘will showcase the latest geoscience research, provide opportunities for professional development and the space to connect and collaborate with your peers’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
27-30 New ! Canada International Conference on Education
‘Dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The CICE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education’.
Venue : University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada.
27-30 World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2016
‘Promoting the dignity and worth of people’. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Seoul, Korea.

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July 2016
Date Event
1-4 ICITA 2016
‘Provides a platform for academics and engineers in computer technology to meet, exchange ideas, and establish professional networks’.
Venue : The Hilton, Sydney, NSW.
3-5 Catholic Secondary Principals Australia Conference 2016
Initial information and calls for expressions of interest.
Venue : Crown Promenade Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
6-8 25th National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference ‘No Frills’ Conference
Initial date and venue only at this time.
Venue : CQUniversity Rockhampton Campus, Rockhampton, Queensland.
25-29 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.

▲ Beginning of July 2016

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August 2016
Date Event
4-5 New ! ICETHE 2016
‘Aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Emerging Trends in Higher Education’.
Venue : Vancouver, Canada.
8-9 New ! ICCED 2016
‘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 in the field of Childhood Education and Development’.
Venue : Seattle, Washington, USA.
11-13 2016 Anglican Schools Australia Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for further updates
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
21-24 New ! 25th International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition
‘A “must attend” event for all in the geophysical and geological community’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
29/8-1/9 ALIA National 2016 Conference
‘The major event in the Australian library and information calendar in 2016’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.

▲ Beginning of August 2016

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September 2016
Date Event
8-9 New ! ICPE 2016
‘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 in the field of Physics Education’.
Venue : River View Hotel Singapore, Singapore.
8-9 New ! ICES 2016
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Education Systems’.
Venue : River View Hotel Singapore, Singapore.
26-29 National Kodály Conference 2016
Initial information only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
28-30 Updated ! 2016 ACEN Conference
Program outline, Expressions of interest, venue, dates. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW.
298-30 2016 ACEL Conference
‘The ACEL National Conference celebrates excellence in leadership. In rapidly changing times, Leadership that is insightful and innovative can make a real difference’.
Venue : MCEC, Melbourne, Victoria.
298-30 New ! Business Educators Australasia National Conference 2016
‘Thinking, Teaching, Doing Business’. Further information still to become available.
Venue : Wrest Point Convention Centre, Hobart, Tasmania.
29/9-1/10 New ! 2016 AAEGT National Gifted Conference
‘Our theme for the conference is : “Beyond the Boundaries in Gifted Education”. Stay tuned for the release of our conference website’.
Venue : UNSW Kensington Campus, Sydney, NSW.
29/9-2/10 ACCE2016
Initial information and registration of interest only. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.

▲ Beginning of September 2016

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October 2016
Date Event
5-7 2016 Catholic Education Business Administrators Conference
Initial, basic information only at this time. Monitor for future updates.
Venue : Crown Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria.
6-7 New ! ICPEET 2016
‘Presenting and discussing the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Preschool Education and Educational Technology’.
Venue : Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel, Seoul, Korea.
12-15 2016 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference [FIE]
‘The major international conference about educational innovations and research in engineering and computing’.
Venue : Eire, Pennsylvania, USA.
13-14 New ! ICEELT 2016
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Emerging E-Learning Technologies’.
Venue : Mercure Kuta Bali, Bali, Indonesia.
31/10-3/11 Summit 2016 [ODLAA]
‘An education conference focused on open, flexible, distance education and elearning, as part of the 3rd International STEMfest’.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.

▲ Beginning of October 2016

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November 2016
Date Event
4-6 ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership
Initial, basic information only at this time. Monitor for future updates.
Venue : National Harbor, Maryland, USA.
6-9 ISANA 2016 Conference
Initial, basic information only at this time. Monitor for future updates.
Venue : Wellington, New Zealand.
10-12 2016 ASHE Conference
Initial information only at this time. Monitor for future updates.
Venue : Hyatt Regency Columbus, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
30/11-3/12 New ! Literacy Research Association Annual Conference
‘The program consists of peer-reviewed symposia, paper sessions, study groups, and alternative format sessions’.
Venue : Omni Nashville, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

▲ Beginning of November 2016

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December 2016
Date Event
5-8 Australian Mathematical Society Conference 2016
Initial information only at this time. Monitor for future updates.
Venue : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
5-9 Australian Statistical Conference 2016
Initial information only at this time. Monitor for future updates.
Venue : Canberra, ACT.
6-9 27th ISANA International Education Conference
Date and venue only at this time..
Venue : Wellington, New Zealand.

▲ Beginning of December 2016

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2017
Date Event
9-13 Jan. 2017 SPEVI Conference
Initial information only at this time. Monitor for future updates.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
5-9 RACI National Congress 2017
Initial information only at this time. Monitor for future updates.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.

▲ Beginning of 2017

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