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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.
Oxford Dictionaries

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

April 2017
Date Event
1 2017 - HOT [IIATE]
‘Gain valuable “hands on” professional development. Talk to teachers from all around the state. Up-skill yourself’.
Venue : Killara, NSW.
1 K-8 Conference [Mathematical Association of NSW Inc.]
‘Teachers attending the conference will have the opportunity to look at ways that they can improve their pedagogical practice by attending four, one-hour workshop sessions with over 25 presentations on offer’.
Venue : Bankstown Sports Club, Bankstown, NSW.
1 Regional Conference
‘This one day regional conference will bring together innovative and fresh ideas across a range of topics which will have you and your team excited to tackle the year’.
Venue : Opal Cove Resort, Coffs Harbour, NSW.
2-4 5th IEEE Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health
‘The overall objectives of the conference are the discussion and sharing of knowledge, experiences and scientific and technical results, related to state-of-the-art solutions and technologies on serious games and applications for health and healthcare’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
3 Reading Doctor Workshop
‘The latest in literacy research. How do children learn to read ? Why do some students struggle with reading ?’
Venue : Metro Hotel Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
3-4 International Conference on Aerospace Engineering and Management [ICAEM] 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Aerospace Engineering and Management’.
Venue : 1000 Ann St, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland.
3-4 2017 Conference - TeachTechPlay
‘Join us for two days of conversation, inspiration and practical strategies to enhance the teaching and learning in your classroom and school’.
Venue : Ivanhoe Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria.
3rd and 6th Contemporary Perspectives on Spelling
‘Participants will challenge existing assumptions underlying spelling development, consider Triple Word Form Theory as a conceptual framework in the teaching and learning of spelling, be able to draw on research evidence to implement a differentiated model of spelling instruction and enrich current linguistic knowledge’.
Venue : Canberra Grammar School, Red Hill, ACT.
3-7 2017 World Wide Web Conference
‘An annual forum bringing together some of the most influential members of the web community’.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
4-5 Digital Marketing Strategies for Higher Education
‘This conference will explore leading higher education and industry case studies to assist you in strengthening your digital marketing going forward’.
Venue : Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
4-5 EdTechTeam Melbourne West Summit
‘Two days of inspiring keynote speakers, personalised hands-on breakout sessions and a high energy demo slam to empower you as an educator in the digital age’.
Venue : Manor Lakes P-12 College, Manor Lakes, Victoria.
4-5 Research Innovation 2017
‘Research Innovation 2017 will focus on building effective, mutually beneficial partnerships with insights from all stakeholders including research agencies, government, industry and universities’.
Venue : InterContinental Sydney Double Bay, Sydney, NSW.
4-5 New ! Trumping Isolationism : IEAA Sponsored Students Forum 2017
‘This year’s forum will focus on the value of scholarships to students, institutions, scholarship providers and nations that send their students abroad for study’.
Venue : Australian National University Commons Function Centre, Acton, Canberra, ACT.
4-6 e-CASE & e-Tech
‘Providing 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 e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society, e-Education, and e-Technology’.
Venue : International Community House, Kyoto, Japan.
4-6 International Conference on Education and Global Studies
‘Provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration’.
Venue : International Community House, Kyoto, Japan.
4-6 Research Facilities Design and Development 2017
‘This event will focus on addressing the importance incorporating inter-disciplinary collaboration when designing, developing and maintaining flexible multi-purpose facilities’.
Venue : InterContinental Sydney Double Bay, Sydney, NSW.
4-6 2017 International Symposium on Education and Psychology
‘This conference provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration’.
Venue : International Community House, Kyoto, Japan.
4-7 LIME Connection VII
The Future of -Indigenous Health Education : Leadership, Collaboration, Curriculum. ‘A leading international event in Indigenous health and health professional education for academics, students, community members, practitioners and policy makers’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
5 New ! Autism : New Research and Interventions
‘New research on the underlying neurology of autism is exploding. So is information on the most effective interventions to drive positive brain changes in children on the autism spectrum. Complete the form to register for the live webinar. You will receive an email with your login details’. Delayed presentation also possible. Details from the site.
Venue : Free Live Webinar.
5 The Big Day In™ [Perth]
‘An IT careers conference designed by students for students. It is designed for both high school [Years 9-12] and University students interested in careers in technology’.
Venue : Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
5-6 Enhancing Student Experience
‘The event will go through the key procedures to provide students with a holistic journey from admissions through to graduation’.
Venue : Victoria University City Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
5-6 OER 17
‘An opportunity for open practitioners, activists, educators and policy makers to come together as a community to reflect on The Politics of Open. What are our current key challenges and strengths - locally, nationally, and internationally ? What are our priorities - in terms of political governance, organisational and personal politics ? What are the changes that we want to effect together ?’
Venue : London, United Kingdom.
5-7 Young Universities Summit 2017
‘The conference, which brings together senior university, government and industry leaders, will be on the theme “Disruptive, dynamic, distinctive: Universities rising to the challenges of tomorrow”’.
Venue : Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland.
5-7 Australia New Zealand Agent [ANZA] Workshop
‘The workshop offers many professional development opportunities for participants, including seminars on international education trends, insights into key markets, current visa issues and guidance on building successful relationships with agents’.
Venue : Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland.
6-7 2017 EFMD Conference for International and External Relations, PR, Marketing, Communication and Alumni Professionals
‘This conference is aimed at the International and External, PR, Marketing, Communication and Alumni Professionals in business schools’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Singapore University of Management, Singapore.
6-7 European University Association 2017 Conference
‘The conference will be a timely occasion to discuss how university autonomy is linked to addressing a number of challenges’.
Venue : University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway.
7-8 2017 AASE Conference
‘The Conference’s theme, “Walk with Me” will focus on the journey a learner takes and the Conference Program will include four strands : Education : pre to post schooling; Behaviour; Social emotional; Practical strategies - “hands on practice”’.
Venue : Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory.
7-9 ICLT 2017
‘Bringing together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Learning and Teaching, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : Jeju Island, South Korea.
8-9 ICPE 2017 : International Conference on Physics Education
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Physics Education’.
Venue : Dubai, UAE.
8-9 ICTES 2017 : 18th International Conference on Teaching and Education Sciences
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Teaching and Education Sciences’.
Venue : Dubai, UAE.
9-10 The 2017 Tertiary Studies and Careers Expo Adelaide
‘A unique opportunity for anyone interested in starting, changing or upgrading their career! Featuring many local, interstate and overseas education providers. students services and support agencies’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
10-11 AUA Conference and Exhibition 2017
‘The future will be different and the conference will give us opportunities to explore what challenges we might expect, how we can and will respond, and also time to understand and celebrate the innovation and creativity already evident in the practice of Higher Education professionals and institutions’.
Venue : University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
10-12 UKSG 40th Annual Conference and Exhibition
‘Attracting over 900 delegates each year from around the world - librarians, publishers, content providers, consultants and intermediaries’.
Venue : Harrogate International Centre, Harrogate, England.
11 The Big Day In™ [Adelaide]
‘An IT careers conference designed by students for students. It is designed for both high school [Years 9-12] and University students interested in careers in technology’.
Venue : Braggs Lecture Theatre, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
11-12 EdTech Canberra Summit
‘This two-day high-intensity event focuses on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education [and other Google tools] to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education’.
Venue : Gungahlin College, Gungahlin, ACT.
11-12 Education Technology Summit 2017
‘Take away comprehensive insights into student and faculty engagement, apps, gamification, virtual reality, social media, and more from this event featuring specialised tracks for innovators in K-12 schools, colleges and universities’.
Venue : Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
12-13 Teachers New to Boys’ Schools Conference
‘An Australasia Boys School Coalition conference for teachers new to boys’ schools’. Monitor for additional information.
Venue : The Scots College, Sydney, NSW.
16-17 International Conference on Advances in Educational Sciences [ICAES] 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Advances in Educational Sciences’.
Venue : Lisbon, Portugal.
17-18 Global Learn 2017
‘Nine themes codify the vision and goals of Global Learn for advancement and innovation in Advanced Technologies for Learning and Teaching; Assessment and Research; Educational Reform, Policy, and Innovation; Evaluation and Quality Improvement Advances; Global Networks, Partnerships, and Exchanges; Innovative Approaches to Learning and Learning Environments; Open Education; Technologies for Socially Responsive Learning; Virtual and Distance Education’.
Venue : South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota, USA.
18-20 AVETRA Annual Conference 2017
‘Providing a platform for research which can inform these deliberations to be presented and debated and for delegates to explore the ways in which these insights from research might be translated into policy and actions’
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
18-19 The Digital Education Show Asia 2016
‘Where the world’s leading minds in education and technology come together to help Asian educators harness the power of technology to improve learning outcomes’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
18-21 BOOST Best of Out-Of--School Time Conference
‘Join the largest, recognised and comprehensive global convening for after school, expanded learning, and out-of--school time professionals’.
Venue : Palm Springs Convention Centre, Palm Springs, California, USA.
19-21 Thinking, Doing, Learning 2017
‘The purpose of this colloquium is to advance our understanding of L2 learning over time from a conversation-analytic/ethnomethodological [CA-EM] viewpoint’.
Venue : University of Munich [Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität], Munich, Germany.
19-22 CEC 2017 Convention & Expo
A range of general sessions and special workshops covering multiple topics.
Venue : Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
19-22 2017 IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering
‘A leading forum for researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and to exchange techniques, tools, and experiences’.
Venue : San Diego, California, USA.
19/4-21/6 Mobile Learning Mastery Series
‘Focuses on the research, teaching and assessment of mobile learning environments. Through a series of workshops, you will explore relevant research to help you design an online course which leverages mobile technology’.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.
20-21 Negotiation for Change and Leadership
‘This program changes minds resulting in Change Leadership Negotiation and Conversation becoming one activity not four’.
Venue : The Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane, Queensland.
20-21 Seventeenth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organisations
‘Features research addressing the four annual themes and the 2017 Special Focus’.
Venue : Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia.
20-22 ICEDU : International Conference on Education 2017
‘Dedicated to the advancement of the theory and best practice in all areas of education. ICEDU 2017 will promote collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from both P-12 and higher education’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
21-23 CSEDU 2017 [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 including open and distance education, using computer’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, Porto, Portugal.
24-25 ICSWESD 2017 : International Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Social Work, Education and Social Development’.
Venue : Holiday Inn London - Wembley, Wembley, London, United Kingdom.
24-27 CASE Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference 2017
‘Promises to arm delegates with knowledge, resources, and best practices while building a close-knit community of peers through networking among like-minded professionals and educational partners’.
Venue : Grand Hyatt Singapore, Singapore.
24-27 Ireland International Conference on Education [IICE-2017]
‘Providing 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 : Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland.
24-28 2017 International Society for Teacher Education [ISFTE]
‘We welcome teacher educators, researchers, academics and scholars from all over the world who collectively examine and discuss critical issues facing global teacher education including preschool and further education’.
Venue : Radisson Blu Hotel and Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.
25-26 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities 2017 [ICSSH]
‘An optimal platform for academic communications, exchange of ideas and inspirations between specialists and scholars in the fields of social sciences and humanities, including hot issues such as education, psychology, literature and human geography’.
Venue : Jinan, China.
26-28 2017 New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education Conference
‘Noted as a supportive and inspirational conference focussed on cooperative work-integrated education’.
Venue : Hotel St. Moritz, Queenstown, New Zealand.
26-28 New ! Groningen Meeting 2017
‘A stimulating event featuring thought-provoking keynote addresses, workshops, case studies and roundtable discussions along with ample time for networking and connecting with colleagues’.
Venue : The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
26-28 New ! The 2nd World Conference on Blended Learning
‘Inviting researchers, teachers, professors, administrators, trainers and technology experts to present the latest blended learning solutions as well as to discuss and exchange the latest findings and new ideas based on the ongoing research, practice, and experience’.
Venue : Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
27 The Big Day In™ [Sunshine Coast]
‘An IT careers conference designed by students for students. It is designed for both high school [Years 9-12] and University students interested in careers in technology’.
Venue : Innovation Centre, USC, Sippy Downs, Queensland.
27-28 ACHPER [SA] Health & Physical Education Conference
‘Please register your interest with the ACHPER [SA] office to receive more information as it comes to hand in 2017’.
Venue : TBC, South Australia.
27-28 Early Career Teachers Conference
Designed for ‘All teachers, especially teachers in their first five years of teaching; Teachers who have returned to teaching after a period of absence; Teachers wanting the latest ideas and strategies for their teaching; and Pre-service teachers’.
Venue : Rydges Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
27-28 19th International Conference on Emerging E-Learning Technologies 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Emerging E-Learning Technologies’.
Venue : Renaissance Brussels Hotel, Brussels, Belgium.
27-28 Negotiation for Change and Leadership
‘This program changes minds resulting in Change Leadership Negotiation and Conversation becoming one activity not four’.
Venue : Rockhampton, Queensland.
27-28 SASTA Annual Conference and Expo 2017
‘Includes 2 Keynote presentations, 6 Cutting Edge presentations and approximately 48 workshops, seminars and excursions for primary, middle, senior secondary teachers, laboratory officers and university lecturers’.
Venue : Brighton Secondary School, North Brighton, South Australia.
28 New ! VATI Congress 2017
‘Details of the program will be made available closer to the date of the conference. Registrations are now open’.
Venue : Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre, Darebin, Melbourne, Victoria.
28-29 5th Asia Pacific Conference on Advanced Research [APCAR]
‘The main theme of this conference is “Strategies for Future”. Accordingly, the conference will cover Business, Social Sciences, Education and Information and Communications Technology disciplines. Internationally recognised scholars will participate in the event to present their latest research and best practices’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Melbourne, Victoria.
29 Christians in Teaching Conference 2017
‘Aims to bring together Christian Educators from all sectors of education ranging from education students at university, through classroom teachers, current and aspiring leaders, academics and school board members’.
Venue : Rydges Parramatta, Rosehill, Sydney, NSW.
29-30 Spirit of Learning Conference
‘With over 300 delegates attending, Spirit of Learning is fast becoming one of the biggest PD opportunities for beginning teachers’.
Venue : Hilton Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.

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May 2017
Date Event
1 Using Data and Evidence for Effective Leadership
‘Inviting participants to re-conceptualise the meaning of data to understand the way in which school leadership can effectively use data to promote better learning, and to understand the role of data in cultural change within a school’.
Venue : AISNSW, York Street, Sydney, NSW.
1-3 Bullying & Cyber Safety in Education 2017
‘We have created platform for proactive discussion, relevant and interesting keynote addresses and practical case studies from leading principals and educational leaders from around Australia’.
Venue : The Adina Harbourside, Sydney, NSW.
2-3 New ! Brisbane Careers and Employment Expo
‘The event offers the opportunity for students, job seekers and career changers to connect with organisations for guidance, clarity and opportunities in relation to career options’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland .
2-4 Association of Research Libraries Meeting, Spring 2017
‘Empowering the Research Library community’.
Venue : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
3 6th Early Literacy National Conference
‘There will be workshop options for Aboriginal colleagues and community, librarians, early childhood educators, child and family workers, community development workers and policy makers and researchers’. Download an overview from the site.
Venue : Carrington Hotel, Katoomba, NSW.
3-4 New ! BESSH Conference 2017 [Melbourne]
‘The aim of our conference is to support, encourage and provide a platform for networking, sharing, publishing and nurturing the potential growth of individual scholars across the globe’.
Venue : Collective Campus, Queen St, Melbourne, Victoria.
3-5 AIS ICT Management and Leadership Conference 2017
‘This is the premier event for all ICT professionals in school education in Australia and continues to develop a truly national focus. For ICT managers and others leading their school’s technology agenda, this conference provides a specialised technology learning experience’.
Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.
3-5 Presentation Staff Conference
‘Presentation Staff Conferences are open to schools with a Presentation heritage. They are designed to provide professional learning and networking opportunities for the staff of Presentation schools’.
Venue : Novotel Brighton Beach Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
3-5 New ! Social Media for Higher Education
‘Explores strategies to produce creative, meaningful content, the latest social media trends to reach your target demographic as well as how to measure the impact of your social media campaigns to inform future initiative’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
4 New ! AHRI State Conferences 2017 [Adelaide]
‘Program to be announced soon’.
Venue : Adelaide Oval, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide, South Australia.
4-5 Breakthrough Strategies to Teach & Counsel Troubled Students
‘Equips you with 200 ready-to-use, more effective strategies to turnaround defiant, unmotivated, difficult, truant, violent, conduct disordered, oppositional, emotionally disturbed, depressed, non-compliant, learning disabled, and withdrawn youth and children ages 5 through 18’.
Venue : Seattle, Washington, USA.
4-7 The VCE and Careers Expo
‘Australia’s biggest Careers Expo. 170+ exhibitors and more than 150 seminars.’.
Venue : Grandstand at Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria.
5 Music and Dance For Your Classroom
‘Want to make your curriculum sing ? Learn how to incorporate performing arts into your classroom’.
Venue : Kew East Uniting Church, Melbourne, Victoria.
5 Tots and Tech Conference
ARACY. The ‘conference will explore the potential benefits and possible downsides of media and technology in early childhood. It will be of interest to early childhood educators, health professionals, parents and policy makers’.
Venue : Telstra Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
5-6 ECA Reconciliation Symposium
‘Attendees will learn about a culture dating back more than 40 000 years, and facilitated table discussions will lead to an atmosphere of dialogue, understanding and engagement between Indigenous and non-Indigenous participants’.
Venue : QT Hotel, Gold Coast, Queensland.
5-6 25th International Conference on Science, Engineering & Technology [ICSET] 2017
‘Providing an excellent international forum for sharing knowledge and a result in Science, Engineering & Technology. The aim of the Conference is to provide a platform to the researchers and practitioners from both academia as well as industry to meet the share cutting-edge development in the field’.
Venue : Hilton Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
5-7 Ec-MENZ
‘Celebrating the many roles of men in ECE. This is a great chance to meet others in the field, share stories, and be inspired’.
Venue : Karaka Learning Centre, Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand.
6 Beginning Teachers’ Day 2017
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates. The English Teachers Association of Queensland.
Venue : Citipointe Christian College, Mansfield, Queensland.
6 New ! ETAWA 2017 State Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Trinity College, East Perth, Western Australia.
6-9 Round Table on Information Access for People with Print Disabilities
‘Showcases examples of best practice in the provision of accessible information to people with a print disability in the workplace and the community centre, including businesses, agencies, tertiary institutions, libraries, Commonwealth, State and local government’.
Venue : Mercure Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
7-10 THETA 2017
‘The conference is unique in that it attracts a comprehensive range of practitioners and senior decision makers across the whole spectrum of Information Technology, Teaching and Learning, Library and Knowledge Management in tertiary education’.
Venue : Aotea Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
8 Australasia 2017 Program Gifted and Talented Study Day
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted student’.
Venue : St Hilda’s School, Perth, Western Australia.
8 Creative Activities in Mathematics
ACER. ‘Cath Pearn, co-author of Creative Activities in Mathematics Book 1 [ACER Press, 2015], will present a problem that can be used in class to help primary students develop an inquiry-based approach that will help their understanding of maths generally, and maths in the curriculum particularly’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
8 Reading Doctor Workshop
‘The latest in literacy research. How do children learn to read ? Why do some students struggle with reading ?’
Venue : Best Western Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania.
8-9 Annual Campus Security & Safety Conference
‘The event is the ONLY dedicated security and safety event for the education sector in the Asia-Pacific region’.
Venue : Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
8-10 New Innovations in Teaching and Learning [LiHE 2017]
‘We call upon teachers, researchers, and other professionals in higher education to join forces and contribute with their new innovation in teaching and learning in higher education for this inspiring international handboo’ to be written at this event.
Venue : Copenhagen, Denmark.
8-10 Understanding Copyright, National Seminar Series 2017
‘Our seminars are presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
9-10 Think Outcomes 2017
‘A two day conference focused on the measurement, analysis, evaluation and communication of social outcomes. Focusing on the leadership of cultural change. How do you get your organisation to Think Outcomes ? How do you communicate change and get your stakeholders on board ?’
Venue : Aerial UTS Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.
9-12 World Forum on Early Care and Education
‘Join 800 early childhood professionals from over 80 nations for a life changing experience at the 2017 World Forum. The theme of the event is Sustainability - sustaining childhoods, families, organisations, the planet, each other and ourselves’.
Venue : Auckland, New Zealand.
10 New ! Early Career Teachers - How to differentiate learning experiences
‘This short workshop provides an opportunity to refresh your understanding of the key principles and practices of effective differentiation, with a particular focus on ways to get started with inclusive practices in the first few years of teaching, and build solid foundations for working towards more effective differentiation in the future’.
Venue : Belair Park Country Club, Belair, South Australia.
10-11 New ! Developing KPIs, Scorecards & Dashboards Workshop
‘A comprehensive grounding in how scorecards, dashboards and KPIs can be developed, implemented and holistically utilised to drive organisation-wide performance’.
Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
10-11 New ! Higher Education: World Class International Student Recruitment Workshop
‘Providing attendees with practical strategies and tips for increasing international student enrolments and positioning your brand in the international education market’.
Venue : Empire Hotel Hong Kong, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
11 SEA Educational Leaders Forum 2017
‘More information about this event will be available towards the end of 2016’.
Venue : Willunga Waldorf School, Willunga, South Australia.
11 New ! Women and Leadership Symposium 2017 [Perth]
‘Addressing issues of leadership and career, the Symposium offers an important opportunity to stay abreast of current Australian and international leadership trends’.
Venue : Crown, Perth, Western Australia.
11-12 19th International Conference on Innovation and Information Management
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Innovation and Information Management’.
Venue : Hotel Europa, Montréal, Québec, Canada.
11-12 New ! 2017 University Finance Conference [ATEM]
‘This inaugural 2 day University Finance Conference is being organised by sector wide University finance professional staff, by the sector for the sector. The theme for the conference is Navigating the World of University Finance’.
Venue : Palazzo Versace Hotel, Gold Coast, Queensland.
11-12 AITD National Conference 2017
‘Delivering thought-provoking presentations on contemporary issues relevant to learning and organisational development professionals’.
Venue : Sydney Masonic Centre, Sydney, NSW.
11-12 New ! Applied Positive Psychology
‘The course is an academic one, but it is also a practical one, grounded in the application of research findings to real-world contexts. Participants can expect to be well equipped with deep knowledge and practical strategies to make a positive difference in their chosen profession’.
Venue : Cliftons Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
11-12 Building Bridges Conference 2017
‘In their everyday work with children and families, early years professionals in a range of fields must “tackle the tough stuff” : the issues that might be difficult to face, but which require genuine thought, care and attention so that those who experience them feel safe and supported’.
Venue : The Cube, Wodonga, Victoria.
11-14 The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2017
‘Acting as a centre for academics, practitioners and professionals to discuss new research in Language Learning. ACLL2017 will create opportunities for the internationalisation of higher education and sharing of expertise’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
11-14 The Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom 2017
‘Acting as a centre for academics, practitioners and professionals to discuss new research in Language Learning. ACTC2017 will create opportunities for the internationalisation of higher education and sharing of expertise’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
12 New ! 2017 State DRANZSEN Forum
‘A national disaster resilience education initiative of the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience [AIDR]. It aims to foster and strengthen the ability of teachers and other educators to deliver disaster resilience education to young people confidently and consistently’. A Flyer for this event is available here
Venue : Australian Catholic University, North Sydney, NSW.
12 AIS Teacher Librarian Conference 2017
‘As always, a significant Australian author will provoke and entertain participants. Our colleagues will share innovations and best practice through the popular and informative Lightning Talks’.
Venue : State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.
12 New ! The NSW Cross-sectoral German Conference 2017
‘A day of sharing innovative and engaging teaching strategies to enhance your teaching and learning of German. Strengthen your professional connections, deepen your knowledge of contemporary Germany and contribute to the growth of the German teaching profession in NSW’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, NSW.
12-13 2017 Governance, Leadership and Management Conference [Steiner Education Australia]
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Willunga Waldorf School, South Australia.
12-13 CONSTAWA 2017
‘CONSTAWA is the Science Teachers’ Association of Western Australia’s oldest Conference. CONSTAWA 36 includes the STAWA Primary Science Conference. The two conferences, historically held separately, have combined’.
Venue : Novotel Langley Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
12-13 Studyworld 2017
‘12th International Fair for Higher and Continuing Education. Come and see where your future could take you in Germany, Europe or the rest of the world ’.
Venue : Berlin, Germany.
14-17 Museums Galleries Australia National Conference
‘This will bring together current and future leaders and decision-makers in museums, galleries and governments from Australia and across the Asia-Pacific region’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
15 Australasia 2017 Program Gifted and Talented Study Day
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted student’.
Venue : Anglican Church Grammar School, Brisbane, Queensland.
15 Reading Doctor Workshop
‘The latest in literacy research. How do children learn to read ? Why do some students struggle with reading ?’
Venue : The Junction, Adelaide, South Australia.
15-16 2017 Child Aware Approaches Conference
‘A vibrant and interactive two-day conversation between policymakers, researchers and service delivery experts from around Australia’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
15-16 Special Educational Needs Summit
‘A platform for educational practitioners to discuss the most prevalent issues in special education and accrue professional development points for attending’.
Venue : Swissotel Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
15-18 International Universities Networking Conference Eurasia 2017
‘The IUNC Eurasia 2017 will bundle 2 important HigherEd audiences : universities and edu agencies’.
Venue : Moscow, Russia.
15-26 Globelics Academy 2017
‘The aim of the Globelics Academy PhD School is to support the training of PhD students who utilise innovation systems and related approaches in a context of emerging or developing economies in their disertations’.
Venue : University of Tampere, Finland.
16 AIS Visual Arts Conference 2017
‘An investigation of both historical and contemporary practice, critical theories, history and philosophy will be explored through artist and teacher-led conversations, presentations and workshops’.
Venue : Museum of Contemporary Art, The Rocks, Sydney, NSW.
16 Australasia 2017 Program Gifted and Talented Study Day
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted student’.
Venue : Ascham School, Sydney, NSW.
16 New ! Futureproof 2017
‘Tertiary education is not immune to disruption. At Campus Review’s conference, find out how you can become Futureproof with a selection of leading education experts, innovators and frontline implementers’.
Venue : L’Aqua, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney, NSW.
16 The Big Day In™ [Newcastle]
‘An IT careers conference designed by students for students. It is designed for both high school [Years 9-12] and University students interested in careers in technology’.
Venue : Great Hall, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW.
16-17 New ! BESSH Conference 2017 [Sydney]
‘The aim of our conference is to support, encourage and provide a platform for networking, sharing, publishing and nurturing the potential growth of individual scholars across the globe’.
Venue : Rydges Camperdown, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW.
16/5-1/7 New ! Sydney School for Critical Social Thought 2017
Institute for Social Justice, ACU. ‘This year we are experimenting with a new format, combining a series of public lectures in the evenings with full-day “Masterclasses” that are open to the public, and a week of discussions. The members of the Institute for Social Justice, from here and abroad, look forward to an intense and exciting two weeks of discussion and to the formation of warm collegial relationships’. 7 events, including a Student Conference, are detailed from this page. Each is held separately during this time span.
Venue : See each individual event for the exact location. All are in North Sydney, NSW.
17 Australasia 2017 Program Gifted and Talented Study Day
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students’.
Venue : Concordia College, Adelaide, South Australia.
17 New ! School Law Conference [Sydney]
‘This is the only School Law Conference you need because there's simply no other program with as many options, as much interactivity, or as much Q & A time with legal experts’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, NSW.
17-18 School Learning Space Design
‘Providing practical strategies for schools to enhance their physical spaces at all stages of the learning space design journey, from planning to pedagogy. Hear best practice, evidence based research and case studies from leading schools’.
Venue : Sydney Boulevard Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
17-19 2017 Career Development Association of Australia National Conference
‘We have chosen some of the UN Sustainable Development Goals as our themes, to focus our attention on the bigger picture that surrounds the work of career practitioners everywhere’.
Venue : Pullman Brisbane King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland.
17-20 AGOSCI Conference 2017
‘The AGOSCI Conference theme for 2017 is “Ready, Set, AACtion”. The conference theme reflects our need to be ready for the arrival of the National Disability Insurance Scheme and the effects this will have on the lives of children and adults with little or no speech’.
Venue : Grand Hyatt Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
18 New ! 2017 Newcastle Lake Macquarie Career & Training Expo
‘This Leading Careers Expo is attracting a record number of local and interstate exhibitors, including major universities, leading training colleges and community organisations’.
Venue : Newcastle Jockey Club, Newcastle, NSW.
18 New ! 2017 State DRANZSEN Forum
‘A national disaster resilience education initiative of the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience [AIDR]. It aims to foster and strengthen the ability of teachers and other educators to deliver disaster resilience education to young people confidently and consistently’. A Flyer for this event is available here
Venue : Australian Red Cross, Melville Street, Hobart, Tasmania.
18 Australasia 2017 Program Gifted and Talented Study Day
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted student’.
Venue : TBC, Canberra, ACT.
18 Direct Instruction at Work : Math Mastery Series
ACER. ‘A balance between teacher-directed and student-directed learning. Recognising that some skills are better acquired through one approach and some through the other, the Math Mastery Series maximises every benefit a mental math program is capable of yielding’.
Venue : Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, Cairns, Queensland.
18-19 2017 Spring Global Conference on Education
‘Dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The Global Conference on Education promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from education’.
Venue : University of Riverside, Riverside, California, USA.
18-19 Positive Schools 2017 Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
18-19 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Conference
‘Develop new programs that can better support and progress these students through their schooling experience. Brilliant ideas and strategies to understand inform and support young people who may be experiencing Mental Health Issues’.
Venue : Melbourne Cricket Ground, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria.
18-19 New ! Women and Leadership Symposium 2017 [Brisbane]
‘Addressing issues of leadership and career, the Symposium offers an important opportunity to stay abreast of current Australian and international leadership trends’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
18-20 2017 Annual Accreditation Conference : Asia Pacific
‘A unique opportunity to learn, and truly understand, the AACSB Accreditation Standards while gaining insight into the latest trends in Asia Pacific and global accreditation’.
Venue : Bangkok, Thailand.
18-21 International Conference on Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology 2017
‘The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars, students, and administrators from different countries, and to discuss theoretical and practical issues in the fields of information and communication technologies, science education and mathematics education’.
Venue : Ephesus-Kusadasi, Turkey.
19 Australasia 2017 Program Gifted and Talented Study Day
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted student’.
Venue : Camberwell Grammar, Melbourne, Victoria.
19 New ! Making Literacy Visible Workshop [Sydney]
‘Discover the literacy practices that ensure students demonstrate more than a year’s worth of growth for every year spent in school’.
Venue : Sydney Masonic Centre, Sydney, NSW.
19-20 New ! EYEC2017 Conference ‘Let’s Talk About It’
‘The theme of the conference focuses attention on the importance of developing oral language competence in the early years - for learning, the establishment of relationships and well-being. The theme also focuses attention on the importance of teachers talking about their professional areas of concern and their successes’.
Venue : Pan Pacific Hotel, Adelaide Terrace, Perth, Western Australia.
19-21 New ! Sydney GPCE Conference
‘Medical Education for GPs, Nurses & Other Healthcare Professionals’.
Venue : Sydney Showground, Sydney, NSW.
19-22 New ! Vice Presidents for Research Meeting 2017
Association of Pacific Rim Universities. ‘This meeting will address the topic of innovation and entrepreneurship which tops the development priority of many of our member universities’.
Venue : Nanjing, China.
20 New ! Aboriginal Members Conference
NSW Teachers Federation. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills, NSW.
20 Regional Conference
‘This one day regional conference will bring together innovative and fresh ideas across a range of topics which will have you and your team excited to tackle the year’.
Venue : Duntryleauge, Orange, NSW.
20-21 New ! 7th ICLEI 2017
‘An inter-disciplinary forum discussing theories, research findings and new advances in the areas of language, education and innovation’.
Venue : Liberty Central Saigon Citypoint Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
21-24 7th International Clinical Skills Conference
‘The conference will include a diverse range of experienced keynote speakers, oral presentations and workshops on all aspects of clinical skills education and research’.
Venue : Monash University’s Prato Campus, Tuscany, Italy.
21-25 IEEE International Conference on Communications 2017
‘Exhibiting an exciting technical program, complete with 13 Symposia highlighting recent progress in all major areas of communications. It will also feature high-quality Tutorials and Workshops, Industry Panels and Exhibitions, as well as Keynotes from prominent research and industry leaders’.
Venue : Palais des Congrès - Porte Maillot, Paris, France.
22 New ! 2017 State DRANZSEN Forum
‘A national disaster resilience education initiative of the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience [AIDR]. It aims to foster and strengthen the ability of teachers and other educators to deliver disaster resilience education to young people confidently and consistently’. A Flyer for this event is available here
Venue : Technology Park Function Centre, Bentley, Western Australia.
22 Reading Doctor Workshop
‘The latest in literacy research. How do children learn to read ? Why do some students struggle with reading ?’
Venue : BTP Conference Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
22-24 Going Global 2017
‘Explores how universities and colleges support city-regional economies and social and civic engagement, connecting the world’s cities to global knowledge and talent and addressing global challenges’.
Venue : London, England.
22-26 New ! Institute for Emerging Leaders
‘The Institute focuses on the environment in which we work, how we can effect change and influence, and on personal and professional growth and career development’. Applications close 31 March, 2017.
Venue : Q Station, Manly, NSW.
23-24 School Planning Design and Construction
‘Building adaptable learning environments that effectively serve the country, its growing population and the needs of students and teachers’.
Venue : Novotel on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
23-25 CeBIT Australia 2017
‘Key Features at CeBIT Australia 2017 include international keynote speakers and multiple conferences covering key topics such as big data & analytics through to IoT’.
Venue : International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
23-26 9th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries
This conference is designed for ‘Librarians, archivists, library technologists, library administrators, and library and information science students’.
Venue : Limerick, Ireland.
24-26 2017 Principals Association of Special Schools
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Silverwater Resort, Phillip Island, Victoria.
24-26 QASELCON 2017
Queensland Association of Special Education Leader. ‘Website Available early 2017’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for updates.
Venue : Pullman Brisbane King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland.
24-26 New ! Women’s Leadership Program 2017
‘Over a three-day intensive, inspirational female leaders will come together to share their leadership experiences, their personal and professional stories and empower you to reach your full leadership potential’.
Venue : Chateau Yering, Yarra Valley, Victoria.
25 New ! 2017 State DRANZSEN Forum
‘A national disaster resilience education initiative of the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience [AIDR]. It aims to foster and strengthen the ability of teachers and other educators to deliver disaster resilience education to young people confidently and consistently’. A Flyer for this event is available here
Venue : Travelodge Mirambeena Resort Darwin, Darwin, Northern Territory.
25 New ! Beginning & Pre-service Teachers’ Conference 2017
‘Teachers in their first five years of teaching and pre-service teachers are invited to attend the Conference, featuring an engaging keynote and workshops structured for beginning teachers’.
Venue : Ecosciences Precinct, Dutton Park, Queensland.
25 The Big Day In™ [Canberra]
‘An IT careers conference designed by students for students. It is designed for both high school [Years 9-12] and University students interested in careers in technology’.
Venue : Boiler House Lecture Theatre, University of Canberra, Bruce, ACT.
25-26 19th International Conference on Higher Education [ICHE 2017]
‘Provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Higher Education’.
Venue : London, United Kingdom.
25-26 2017 2nd International Conference on Physics and Physics Education [ICPHY2017]
‘An optimal platform for academic communications, exchange of ideas and inspirations between specialists and scholars in the fields of physics and physics education’.
Venue : Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China.
25-26 AIS School Counsellors’ Conference 2017
‘The annual conference focuses on research, ethics and current mental health practice in our schools, with keynote speakers, two sets of workshops and time for sharing ideas’.
Venue : Crowne Plaza Terrigal, Terrigal, NSW.
25-26 CHERI : Children’s Education Research
‘Conducting interdisciplinary conference and seminar programs which focus on improving the interface between health and education’.
Venue : Parramatta RSL, Parramatta, NSW.
25-26 ECIA Conference
‘An exciting opportunity for service providers and professionals interested in Early Childhood Intervention and Early Childhood to come together with a focus on building the capacity of our sector and the community, understanding the NDIS and the impact on children with disability and developmental delay and their families’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach, Brighton-Le-Sands, NSW.
25-26 Excellence in Professional Practice Conference
‘A conference exploring the best practice in education; presented by practitioners, for practitioners’.
Venue : Gold Coast, Queensland.
25-26 Positive Schools 2017 Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Rydges Esplanade, Fremantle, Western Australia.
25-27 APQN 2017 Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC.
26 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People
‘Targeted at professionals working with young people in the education, community and health sectors, in particular teachers, counsellors, social/youth workers, nurses and psychologists’.
Venue : The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland.
26-27 2017 Early Childhood Education Conference
Together we grow - the child in focus. ‘The conference will inspire, engage and bring together over 1 000 early childhood professionals across the wide spectrum of early childhood education’.
Venue : Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria.
26-28 Early Childhood Council Conference 2017
‘Whether you are a teacher or a centre manager/owner, we have got a conference catered for you’.
Venue : Convention Centre, Wellington, New Zealand.
28-31 CAFCE / CACEE / ACE 2017 Conference
ACEN. ‘Designed to meet the professional development needs of employers, co-op practitioners and career educators. We invite you to share your new success stories and innovations’.
Venue : Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown Hotel, Vancouver, Canada.
28/5-2/6 NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo
‘Join peers and experts at the largest gathering in the field of international education to explore the theme for the 2017 NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo, “Expanding Community, Strengthening Connections”’.
Venue : Los Angeles, California, USA.
29-30 New ! 5th National Coaching in Education Conference
‘The conference program is designed for school and system leaders, teachers and parents interested in learning about how a coaching approach can positively impact student learning outcomes and wellbeing’.
Venue : Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria.
30 New ! 2017 State DRANZSEN Forum
‘A national disaster resilience education initiative of the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience [AIDR]. It aims to foster and strengthen the ability of teachers and other educators to deliver disaster resilience education to young people confidently and consistently’. A Flyer for this event is available here
Venue : Australian Red Cross, Milton, Queensland.
31 New ! 2017 State DRANZSEN Forum
‘A national disaster resilience education initiative of the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience [AIDR]. It aims to foster and strengthen the ability of teachers and other educators to deliver disaster resilience education to young people confidently and consistently’. A Flyer for this event is available here
Venue : Immanuel College, Novar Gardens, South Australia.
31 The Big Day In™ [Gold Coast]
‘An IT careers conference designed by students for students. It is designed for both high school [Years 9-12] and University students interested in careers in technology’.
Venue : Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, Southport, Queensland.
31/5-1/6 Provocations, Reflections and Observations
‘Designed to create unique and meaningful learning experiences for participants who are interested in enhancing their understanding of the desirable characteristics and qualities of learning environments for children’.
Venue : Gold Coast, Queensland.
31/5-2/6 2017 THE Innovation and Impact Summit
‘This exciting event will bring together higher education sector leaders, policy makers, innovators and industry representatives from all over the world to The Hong Kong Polytechnic University’.
Venue : The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
31/5-2/6 New ! Leading and Managing in Universities : ...Critical Insights for Academic and Corporate Leaders. ‘An interactive and engaging program for leaders and managers in higher education. This program explores the different elements of what a leader needs to know when implementing their institution’s public mission and corporate strategy’. Also workshops on 2-4 August [Canberra] and 25-27 October [Melbourne].
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
31/5-2/6 NIE Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference 2017
‘Providing a global platform for practitioners, researchers, educational leaders and policymakers to collectively debate, generate creative solutions, and to actively exchange research ideas and experiences that adhere to this year’s conference theme, Education for the Future : Creativity, Innovation, Values’.
Venue : National Institute of Education, Singapore.

Beginning of May 2017

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