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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 2017
Date Event
1 I’m new to early childhood education : ...
Where do I begin and what do I need to know ?. ‘Unpack the implications and responsibilities relating to the National Quality Framework including the National Quality Standard, National Law, National Regulations and the Early Years Learning Framework, curriculum planning and documentation. The workshop will also look at the importance of having a collaborative team work approach and the implications around professionalism and ethical behaviour within your team’.
Venue : Karstens Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
1-3 eLearnz 2017 Conference, Awards and eLab
‘This will be an opportunity for the NZ learning and development community to come together to hear the latest in digital learning trends, case studies from New Zealand companies, and learn from internatonal thought leaders’.
Venue : Auckland, New Zealand.
1-3 Knowledge Management Australia 2017
‘Our expert panel of speakers will share successful strategies, case studies and initiatives that have made a difference in their organisations’.
Venue : Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
2-3 ACEL Early Childhood Conference 2017
‘Providing delegates with an opportunity to develop their professional knowledge by engaging with international and national leaders in Early Childhood through the themes of : Inform, Create and Realise’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
3-4 Christian Student Leadership Conference
‘A great opportunity for young, emerging student leaders in Years 10-12 to be immersed in a great program of challenge and influence to further equip them in their leadership roles at school and beyond’.
Venue : Oasis Youth Camp, Mount Evelyn, Victoria.
3-4 Teaching & Supporting Students with Special Needs
‘Rethinking, Redefining and Redesigning the Strategies to Teach and Support Students with Special Needs. Embrace through the two day immersion experiences, the new ideas/strategies that can be implemented into the classroom to better support students with Special Needs’.
Venue : Melbourne Cricket Ground, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria.
3-4 The 2017 Love Learning Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates. You can also register to receive regular updates.
Venue : TBC.
4 2017 Queensland Schools VET Summit
‘In 2017, there will be two streams at the Summit, catering to both RTO Managers and VET Teachers. We take you through a series of the most relevant, topical professional development which will keep you abreast of the VET sector changes in 2017’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
4 Restorative Classrooms, Strong Classrooms Conference
‘Restorative Practices, done right, has proven to be the key to improving Student-Teacher relationships, driving up engagement, building a respectful culture and enhancing teacher effectiveness. And here’s the kicker - it’s fantastic for reducing Teacher Stress too’.
Venue : Gray Primary School, Gray, Palmerston, Northern Territory.
4 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People
‘Targeted at frontline professionals working with young people in the education, community and health sectors, in particular teachers, counsellors, social/youth workers, nurses and psychologists’.
Venue : Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, NSW.
4-5 International Conference on Agricultural and Biological Science [ICABS] 2017
‘Providing an opportunity for the global participants to share their ideas and experience in person with their peers expected to join from different parts on the world’.
Venue : Park Regis North Quay, Brisbane, Queensland.
4-5 International Conference on Education and Social Science [ICESS] 2017
‘Providing an excellent international platform for the academicians, researchers ... and budding students around the world to share their research findings with the global experts’.
Venue : Park Regis North Quay, Brisbane, Queensland.
4-6 Liberty & Society Student Conference [Perth 2017]
‘Come and challenge yourself, question the way decisions are made and think seriously about the future of Australia and New Zealand. If you have started exploring the possibilities offered by classical liberal ideas then this conference is an opportunity not to be missed’.
Venue : Ibis Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
4-6 Moodle MOOT Virtual Conference 2017
‘The presenters of MMVC17 are educators who use technology in face-to-face, fully online or in blended learning courses. You can access the presentations for MMVC17 and the content in the courseware of MMVC17 conference area. The live class and recordings will be available for download as MP4 files’.
Venue : Online.
4-8 2017 IASL Conference and Research Forum
‘Providing an engaging international venue for exchanging ideas and practices relative to school librarianship worldwide’ plus much more.
Venue : California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California, USA.
5 Geoscience Educators Conference
‘The conference is aimed at first-time and experienced educators, students, postdoctoral fellows, professional society representatives, high school science teachers, plus academic, industry and government geoscientists. The conference has six main themes’.
Venue : The University of Sydney, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
5-6 New ! 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 : Hyatt Regency Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
5-8 2017 AUGEN Conference
‘Intended for first-time and experienced educators, students, postdoctoral fellows, professional society representatives, high school science teachers, plus academic, industry and government geoscientists’.
Venue : School of Geosciences, The University of Sydney, Madsen Building, Sydney, NSW.
5-8 HGSA 41st Annual Scientific Meeting
‘The conference promises to be an exciting meeting with strong scientific content, covering various aspects of human genetics and genomics, including sessions around multiple topics’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
6-7 International Conference on Emerging Trends in Higher Education 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Emerging Trends in Higher Education’.
Venue : Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
6-7 41st Annual IARLD Conference
‘This year’s conference will include three presentation formats : Interactive posters, Symposia and Roundtable discussions. Each of these formats allows time for in-depth discussion among participants’.
Venue : University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, Brisbane, Queensland.
6-12 World Humanities Conference
‘Gathering about 1 800 participants from all over the world working in the fields of science, politics, art and communication, as well as representatives of international, governmental and non-governmental organisations’.
Venue : Liège, Belgium.
7 Youth Suicide Prevention Training
‘This comprehensive, skills-based workshop is suitable for all teaching and support staff. The workshop examines current societal attitudes towards suicide and how these impact the way we approach suicide prevention in schools’. BOSTES accredited course.
Venue : Specific Location TBC, Penrith, NSW.
7 The 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 Stadium, Murray Sports Complex, Townsville, Queensland.
8-9 Future Proofing Finance & Procurement in Higher Education
‘Providing a forum to explore shared challenges, discover new technologies, learn from each other’s successes and failures and gain practical experience and insights into what it will take to transform work practices ready for the future’.
Venue : Bond University Events Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
8-10 The 16th International Conference On Translation, 2017
‘Aims to inspire intellectual and professional discourse, with the aim to explore current theories, techniques, issues, perspectives, practices, research and accreditation in the translation field’ among other areas.
Venue : Crystal Crown Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
8-11 Digital Humanities 2017
‘This is the premiere annual conference of the international Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations. The theme of DH2017 is “Access/Accès”’.
Venue : McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
8-14 23rd International Kodály Symposium & Music Festival
Singing the Circle. Kodály-inspired music from birth to adult’.
Venue : University of Alberta, Augustana Campus, Alberta, Canada.
9 K-6 Physical Activity and Health Conference
‘The purpose of the K-6 Physical Activity and Health Conference is to support NSW primary teachers to confidently implement physical activity into their daily program or sports session’.
Venue : Dubbo RSL, Dubbo, NSW.
9/-8/10 Blended Learning Mastery Series : Research into Practice
‘Aims to promote a deeper understanding of blended learning research and practice among teaching faculty members, instructional designers, and institutional executives through a discussion and critique of recent literature on blended learning’.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.
10-11 Applied Positive Psychology
‘Conducted over two full days, this intensive course will teach you the conditions and processes that lead to the optimal functioning of individuals, groups and organisations’.
Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
10-11 Centre for Educational Enterprise Conference 2017
‘Designed to promote discussion on enterprise education, a vision that places students at the heart of schooling initiatives that promote the non-cognitive attributes of learners to ensure they are ready to thrive in the 4th Revolution World’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
10-11 FUTUREgen17
‘Youth Engagement, Education, Employment & Entrepreneurship’. Preliminary Program and Speakers listed.
Venue : Gold Coast, Queensland.
10-11 2017 Summer Global Conference on Education
‘An international refereed conference 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.
10-12 Voices in Action
‘The theme for the 2017 CREATE Foundation Conference is all about creating positive change to improve the lives of children and young people in care’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
11 AIS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Conference 2017
‘This conference will provide delegates with a deep understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Competence and how knowledge and skills can be embedded within the curriculum to enable all students to develop culturally competent skills for a more inclusive society ’.
Venue : University of Technology, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
11 IEU Support Staff Conference 2017 [Community - Connection - Belonging]
‘Conference will explore these themes with a view of discovering how we approach and engage with our communities and the world. And how this engagement impacts not only on others and our world, but also its how we feel about ourselves and our place in that world’.
Venue : Mercure Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
11 Re:Design, the Australian Teachers of Media Victorian State Conference 2017
‘Seminar presentations and practical workshops that offer bold and surprising ideas on delivering the new Media VCE Study Design, the Media Arts strand of the Victorian Curriculum and embedding Media within all strands of education’.
Venue : Graduate House, Melbourne University, Carlton, Victoria.
11-12 Anglican Schools Australia Conference 2017
‘The theme of the 2017 Conference in Brisbane is Joy. The focus of the conference will be to create a joyful experience for attendees and to celebrate many of the wonderful aspects about working in schools’. Download a 2017 Conference Brochure here.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
12 HEIAQ 2017 State Conference
Home Economics ! Action ! Futures ! is a theme that should resonate with all home economics professionals. The conference will help home economics professionals in schools achieve this and inspire all home economics professionals to model actions that exemplify the home economics values of wellbeing, sustainability and equity’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland.
13-15 Australasia Pacific Play Therapy Association 2017 Conference
‘Join other play therapists, counsellors, psychologists, social workers, family therapists, art therapists, expressive therapists, students, and other mental health professionals as we share advancements, learn from a range of experts and come together to play !’
Venue : Novotel Sydney Rockford, Street, Haymarket, Sydney, NSW.
14-15 Visible Learning [How Students Learn - Improving how students approach learning]
‘During the symposium you will hear about how learning strategies can be used to maximize impact so that learners develop the skill, the will and the thrill of learning ! You will engage in the hands on activities and learn first-hand about your learning processes and those of your learners - as the puzzle of learning is revealed throughout the day’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania.
14-18 CAUDIT Leadership Institute
Suitable for ‘Experienced information technology and information resources managers from Australian and New Zealand universities, including aspiring CIOs who have a number of years of management experience’.
Venue : Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove, Gold Coast, Queensland.
15 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 : Perth, Western Australia.
15 Working Memory Conference 2017
‘The theme of this year’s conference is Building Capacity to Learn. You can also register your interest to the 2017 Working Memory Conference to ensure that you get all the latest information’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
15-17 GPTEC 2017
‘This peak industry event is a must for anyone involved in the delivery of medical education. Register your interest to be kept up to date on the latest news related to GPTEC 2017’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
15-18 World Congress on Special Needs Education [WCSNE 2017]
‘Inviting 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.
16/23/30 Making Learning Spaces Work : ...
Designing a Comprehensive Support and Faculty Development Program for Active and Collaborative Learning Spaces. The ‘series will focus on how to support instructors in new spaces. Examples of successful programs will provide a framework to help participants design their own program for their own campus context’.
Venue : Online.
17 Brisbane HPE Conference
‘Further details available from ACHPER QLD soon’.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
17 Working Memory Conference 2017
‘The theme of this year’s conference is Building Capacity to Learn. You can also register your interest to the 2017 Working Memory Conference to ensure that you get all the latest information’.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
17-18 Girls & Education National Conference
‘Girls & Education - Insights and Strategies to Empower, Energize and Engage Young Women. Embrace through the two day immersion experiences, the new ideas/strategies that can be implemented into the classroom to better support Girls’.
Venue : Cliftons on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
17-18 SASPA Conference 2017
‘Creativity and Innovation : the New DNA of schools. More information coming soon ! Please save these dates’.
Venue : National Wine Centre of Australia, Adelaide, South Australia.
17-18 Visible Learning [How Students Learn - Improving how students approach learning]
‘During the symposium you will hear about how learning strategies can be used to maximize impact so that learners develop the skill, the will and the thrill of learning ! You will engage in the hands on activities and learn first-hand about your learning processes and those of your learners - as the puzzle of learning is revealed throughout the day’.
Venue : Albury Entertainment Centre, Albury, NSW.
17-18 VPA Annual Conference 2017
‘Providing school leaders with the information to develop skills that will enhance their effectiveness when building successful, high performing teams. The topics covered include how to use positive psychology to bring out the best in you and others, how to spot talent, plain language communication techniques and how to lead with humour’.
Venue : Pullman Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
17-19 Leading a Digital School Conference 2017
‘The conference is about driving and growing the inspirational and sound educational use of digital technology in your school to give your students a competitive advantage’.
Venue : QT Hotel, Gold Coast, Queensland.
18 15th Annual Sunshine Coast Daily 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 : Calvary Centre, Tanawha, Queensland.
18 ACHEA Conference
‘Envisioning Christian Higher Education. The event will begin with a day of pre-conference workshops, followed by the two-day conference’.
Venue : Alphacrucis College, Parramatta, NSW.
18 Professional Issues Conference 2017
‘Let’s educate ourselves on what it will take it to achieve success in the decade ahead and let’s look at the ways to activate members on professional and industrial issues that will impact on the working lives of teachers and school leaders in the years ahead’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
18-19 ACA Victoria Early Childhood Conference
‘Featuring fresh new speakers and a fabulous exhibition’.
Venue : Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
18-20 Australia and New Zealand Business, Law and Social Science Conference 2017
‘The proposed conference provides an outlet for high quality research in all areas of accounting, CSR, finance, economics, econometrics, education, information technology, Islamic finance and Sharia, law, management, marketing, social business and multidisciplinary’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
18-20 Skills West Expo
‘Western Australia’s leading, largest and most attended careers event that enables visitors to explore tertiary and VET course options, find traineeships, apprenticeships and plan new career pathways’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
19-20 Early Childhood Conference of the Performing Arts [ECCPA] 2017
‘For pre-school teachers, primary school teachers, care givers, special needs teachers, family day care workers, therapists, parents, students of music, maternal and child health nurses and anyone interested in working creatively with young children’.
Venue : Genazzano Girls’ School, Kew, Victoria.
19-25 15th Australasian Data Mining Conference [AusDM] 2017
‘The premier Australasian meeting for both practitioners and researchers in data mining. This conference will enable the sharing and learning of research and progress in the local context and new breakthroughs in data mining algorithms and their applications across all industries’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
19-25 2017 IFLA World Library and Information Congress
Libraries. Solidarity. Society. A straightforward yet powerful message that resonates with a singular truth in a country where the most powerful union movement of the past century was born and went on to change the face of history … ’.
Venue : Wrocław, Poland.
19-25 IJCAI 2017
‘The main international gathering of researchers in Artificial Intelligence’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
20-24 2017 ACODE Learning Technologies Leadership Institute
‘A highly engaging and practical professional development program designed for participants to develop a deep understanding of effective leadership in relation to technology enhanced learning in the tertiary education context’.
Venue : Mantra at Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
21 AACSB Assurance of Learning Seminar I
‘Assurance of Learning is an ongoing and valuable process with continuous improvement at its core. If you are trying to figure out how to create an effective AoL process, this seminar will give you the confidence and the necessary tools to move forward’.
Venue : Pan Pacific Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
21-23 AFR Higher Education Summit 2017
‘Uncovering the critical forces that will shape the competitive Higher Education landscape in the years ahead’.
Venue : Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, NSW.
21-23 AHRI National Convention & Exhibition 2017
‘This conference features high profile public sector leaders and HR practitioners who will talk about topical HR issues’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
21-23 The National Nursing Forum 2017
‘The Australian College of Nursing’s signature annual event bringing together nurses from around the country and across the globe ’.
Venue : The Star, Sydney, NSW.
21-24 New ! The 6th Indigenous Women’s Leadership Summit 2017
‘The leading platform for women to come together to share advice, key challenges and inspiring stories. This is a chance to hear from some of the country’s most accomplished Indigenous leaders’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
21-25 ICED 2017
‘We invite you to rally around the theme of Resource-Sensitive Design, which encompasses design practice for and in resource-limited societies, as well as recognises that all design is, fundamentally, resource-limited’.
Venue : University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
22 AACSB Assurance of Learning Seminar II
‘To participate in this seminar, you need to have taken the Assurance of Learning Seminar I. This second seminar delves deeper into the strategies that will help you improve your current AoL plan and overcome the challenges you discover along the way’.
Venue : Pan Pacific Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
22-23 New Zealand International Education Conference and Expo 2017
‘Brings together practitioners and leaders from New Zealand and around the world to explore strategies for growth in international education. The Conference provides an opportunity to discuss, strategise and connect with expert speakers and delegates’.
Venue : Skycity Convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
22-24 New ! Australia-Indonesia-ASEAN Symposium 2017
Skills for Tomorrow, Collaborating for the Future‘This two-day symposium aims to foster mutual, long-term engagement between education providers from Australia and across the South-East Asia region. It will have a dual focus on vocational education and training and the higher education sectors’.
Venue : Jakarta, Indonesia [separate venues for each of the 3 days].
22-25 New ! The 11th National Higher Education Women’s Leadership Summit 2017
This ‘is the leading event for leaders in the sector, and seeks to provide realistic tips and tricks for females wanting to reach their leadership potential. The summit will provide valuable experiences from the careers of significant leaders in the field to inspire action from others’. Brochure available here
Venue : Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
23-24 The Singapore Education Technology Conference
‘An exclusive gathering for teacher educators and affiliated organisations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of technology in education’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Singapore.
23-24 APCChE 2017
‘A bi-annual conference for the Asian Pacific community of chemical and process engineers and industrial chemists who come together to discuss latest developments in the field, recognise outstanding achievement and share lessons learned’.
Venue : The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
23-25 2017 ACPET Conference
ACPET’s 1 200 members as well as non-member organisations in Higher Education, Vocational Education, English language and foundation courses are invited to attend the annual National Conference’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
23-25 International Conference on Library and Information Science [LIS 2017]
‘Offering a forum for scholars, educators, LIS practitioners and professionals from different countries to share research achievements and to establish research network and to find global partners for future collaboration’.
Venue : Sapporo Convention Centre, Sapporo, Japan.
24-26 Adolescent Success Conference 2017
‘We are changing the program and have broken out of the box to bring you 3 conferences in 1 : A Principals and Aspiring Leaders conference; A Teachers conference; and A middle years Student conference’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
25 STAV STEM Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Victoria.
25 Women and Leadership Symposium 2017 [Hobart]
‘Addressing issues of leadership and career, the Symposium offers an important opportunity to stay abreast of current Australian and international leadership trends’.
Venue : Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
25-27 WAATA Conference 2017
‘Conference programme available early 2017’. Monitor for further information
Venue : Hotel Rendezvous, Scarborough, Western Australia.
26 AEU Early Childhood Conference
Registration and other information available from the site.
Venue : Australian Education Union Building, Southbank, Victoria and also Online.
26 Women's Conference 2017 [NSW Teachers Federation]
‘The conference is open to all women financial members of Federation. Information on the theme of this year’s conference will be posted shortly’.
Venue : Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
26-27 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Contemporary Research [APCCR] 2017
‘The conference will cover every topic from the areas of Business, Education, Social Sciences and ICT. Internationally recognised scholars will participate in the event to present their latest research and best practices’.
Venue : Hotel Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
26-28 AASP 2017
‘Providing a conference that promotes social science for social good, and enables teachers and researchers to build collaborative relationships across disciplines and topics that enhance lifelong learning’.
Venue : Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand.
26-30 2017 AMEE Conference
‘Now established as the key meeting for all involved in medical and healthcare professions education including teachers, educationists, researchers, administrators and students’. Initial information only.
Venue : Helsinki, Finland.
27 New ! Thinking on Your Feet
BETA’s Thinking on Your Feet conference focuses specifically on relief and contract teachers and offers professional development that will help develop your career’.
Venue : Stretton State College, Stretton, Queensland.
27-28 19th ICEDHI Paris 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Education of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Paris Montparnasse, Paris, France.
27-29 ACER Research Conference
The conference ‘will profile recent research into leadership practices and initiatives that have revitalised educational institutions and produced significant improvements in student engagement and performance’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
28-31 Australasian Simulation Congress
‘Simulation Australasia will once again bring together the SimHealth and SimTecT streams for the 2017 Australasian Simulation Congress with opportunities for a number of joint sessions of mutual interest’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
29-30 Improving STEM Education
‘Offering case studies, practical examples and hands-on sessions to provide you with a toolkit of new STEM ideas, skills and activities to implement in your own classroom - so be ready to roll up your sleeves and get involved !’
Venue : CQ Functions Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
29-30 UX in Higher Education
‘How can your university achieve consistent user experiences across marketing, ITS, library and faculty websites, platforms, and websites ? Suitable for Directors, managers and practitioners from Universities, TAFEs and RTOs with User Experience responsibilities’.
Venue : Ibis Melbourne Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
29-31 AFR Higher Education Summit 2017
‘Bringing together the sectors’ most esteemed thought-leaders and disruptors to discuss the future of higher education in Australia’.
Venue : InterContinental, Macquarie St, Sydney, NSW.
29-31 InfoComm International at Integrate 2017
‘The Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Not Miss InfoComm are An outstanding program; A chance to get customised career advice; Ask questions and get answers [WIN, FlashTrac]; Get renewal units towards your CTS® certification; Essential professional development’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
30/8-21/9 2017 Igniting Leadership Program - Series 3
‘Your catalyst to explore the essentials of leadership; and gain the insights, critical skills, strategies and confidence to move from team member to effective leader for improved personal, team and organisational performance’.
Venue : Old Treasury Building, Melbourne, Victoria.
31/8-1/9 Boys & Education
‘Understand - Appreciate - Embrace - Develop’. Download a Brochure with all relevant details.
Venue : Clifton’s, Melbourne, Victoria.

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September 2017
Date Event
1 AIS Mathematics Conference 2017
‘With the senior NSW Mathematics syllabuses undergoing radical change for the first time in many years, this conference aims to provide ideas, strategies and activities to facilitate implementation in 2018’.
Venue : Ascham School, Edgecliff, NSW.
1 AIS Student Wellbeing Conference 2017
‘This conference will explore whole school wellbeing and challenge you to freshen your current practices. Keynote presentations and workshops will focus on a range of evidence-based practices including social and emotional learning in schools’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific, Manly, NSW.
1 New ! Autism in Every Classroom Conference
A component of the National Education Summit. ‘Hear from industry professionals, special needs teaching specialists, parents and those living with ASD as they discuss the latest research on Autism and provide you with practical strategies for teaching students with ASD in the mainstream primary and secondary classroom’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
1 New ! Master Class for Principals and School Leaders
A component of the National Education Summit. ‘The Master Class program has been designed to give school leaders practical guidance about how to design, align and implement key school improvement reforms. The introductory session will outline the role of the school leader in promoting and sustaining school improvement. The following sessions will focus on the key levers within schools for generating improved performance’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
1 Victorian State Conference for Teachers of German 2017
Goethe-Institut Australien. ‘Provides an important networking opportunity for primary and secondary teachers, and inspiration from local, interstate and international presenters’.
Venue : Bayview Eden Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-2 K-12 Digital Classroom Practice Conference
‘Explore how the inspiring and judicious use of technology in the classroom can extend students, excite them, engage them and improve their learning in ways not previously possible, taking them to higher levels of learning and discovery’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-2 The Education Show 2017
‘100+ exhibitors showcasing school resources, products, services and technology for classrooms, schools and careers’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-3 New ! The 3rd International Conference on the Social Sciences, Sociology and Globalisation in Asia
‘With the theme Sociological Perspectives on Globalisation, the conference will be a wonderful opportunity to explore current research, trends, and insights about this phenomenon while expanding your professional networks’.
Venue : KKR Hotel, Hiroshima, Japan.
2 New ! Learning and Teaching Symposium
A component of the National Education Summit. ‘The Learning & Teaching Symposium brings internationally and nationally recognised researchers and practitioners to Melbourne for a day focused on rethinking, reconceptualising and redesigning teaching and learning in today’s classrooms’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
2 New ! Teaching Adolescent Girls Conference
A component of the National Education Summit. ‘Join a cross section of health professionals, specialist educators, academics and principals as they explore how teen girls can find success in today’s co-educational school environment and how schools can teach, build and promote resilience in students’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
2-9 New ! 18th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences [IAMG]
‘The aim of the conference is to promote the advancement of mathematics, statistics and informatics in the geosciences. Areas of geoscience application include studies of the Earth, its natural resources and the environment. We welcome students and young scientists to the conference’.
Venue : Esplanade Hotel, Perth, Western Australia.
3-5 2017 THE World Academic Summit
‘Bringing together leaders from the world’s best and most ambitious universities, Nobel laureates, leading figures from government, policymaking and industry to debate and explore issues such as how universities can become beacons of internationalisation’.
Venue : King’s College London, London, United Kingdom.
4-5 Introduction to Reggio Inspired Practice
‘Providing a starting point, unique to each learner, in the journey of coming to a better understanding of ways that we might articulate the ideas and strategies we have observed, read, or researched about the schools and philosophy of Reggio Emilia’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
4-5 Data Informed Education Conference
‘This conference will enable school leaders to develop, nurture, embed and evaluate a data driven culture in their school. It will also empower classroom practitioners to thrive in this culture motivated by enhancing their practice and improving outcomes for all students. Register your interest here’.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
4-5 New ! International conferences on Economics and Social Sciences [ICESS] 2017
‘The idea of the conference is for scientists, scholars, engineers and students from Universities all around the world and industry to present ongoing research activities, and hence to foster research relations between Universities and industry’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
4-5 New ! International Conference on Science, Technology and Management [ICSTM] 2017
‘The idea of the conference is for scientists, scholars, engineers and students from Universities all around the world and industry to present ongoing research activities, and hence to foster research relations between Universities and industry’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
4-5 The AIS Conference 2017
Reconceptualising Assessment : Unlocking Learning and Broadening Practice. Designed to explore different ways to strengthen and develop effective school-based assessment practices that will enhance student engagement and achievement and address the recent HSC assessment reforms’.
Venue : Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
4-6 AES 17
‘Hinting at the national capital location, the theme also captures two important but often neglected ideas in evaluation’. Read expanded details on the site.
Venue : Canberra, ACT.
4-6 New ! Mental Health in Education 2017
‘You will take away case studies from Australia’s leading educational institutions to implement proactive approaches to drive student wellbeing, ensure a safe learning environment and optimise education outcomes. Hear from principals, heads of school and student wellbeing experts for practical solutions to this growing phenomenon’. Brochure available here.
Venue : The Grace Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
4-7 2017 IUPPS Congress of the International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Science 2017
‘The Melbourne Congress will include special symposia drawing on current issues and themes in the Asia-Australia-Pacific regions, including: human migrations, early agriculture and domestication, rock art, geochronology and much, much more’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-7 Developing Leaders Conference
‘The CEN Developing Leaders Conference is a great space for teachers who are new to or considering leadership in their school. Further details and registration to come …’.
Venue : Darwin, Northern Territory.
5 The Science of Learning Conference
‘Developments from Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology and Educational Research point to the most effective strategies for learning, memory and motivation’.
Venue : SMC Conference Centre, Sydney, NSW.
5-7 Learning and Teaching for Sustainable Development : Curriculum, Cognition and Context
‘A revisiting of the education curriculum is simultaneously a revisiting of education’s purposes. We assume that educational development should: provide all citizens with basic competencies and the opportunity to learn more; reduce inequalities between students and between countries; and encourage attitudes and values that promote greater tolerance and peaceful relations’.
Venue : The University of Oxford Examination Schools, Oxford, England.
5-8 Blackboard Teaching and Learning Conference Australia 2017
‘The 2017 Conference will be delivered over four days in Darwin through an exciting range of pre-conference, workshops, presentations and sessions’.
Venue : DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin, Darwin, Northern Territory.
6 LEARNX
‘We’ve focused on finding talent that push boundaries; talent that inspires and engages others in different ways and encourages people to work at their best, and rethink the way we learn, perform, build capability and deploy technology’.
Venue : Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, Sydney, NSW.
6-7 23rd International Conference on Teaching, Education & Learning [ICTEL]
‘New ideas, innovations, theoretical, methodological and empirical knowledge, and problem solving techniques in the following disciplines, themes and in multiple areas of education’.
Venue : Courtyard Marriott Bali Nusa Dua Resort, Bali, Indonesia.
6-7 Making Learning Visible
‘Participants will experience many opportunities to explore materials, utilising an inquiry lens, with the intent to gather artifacts of individual and group learning, create pedagogical documentation and engage in reflective dialogue about the process of making learning visible’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
6-8 2017 ASEPA National Conference
‘Website Available in early 2017’. Initial details only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Stamford Grand, Adelaide, South Australia.
6-8 International Education Technology Conference 2017
‘The conference aims to diffuse the knowledge and researches among academicians and lead to development in educational technology and instructional technologies’.
Venue : Harvard University Faculty Club, Cambridge, Massachusetts, US.
6-8 Making Learning Visible
‘Participants will have the opportunity to be fully engaged, interact with colleagues, reflect on, and document their learning in an environment that is supportive and meets an educator’s need to gain practical knowledge that can be applied to teaching practices’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
6-8 SEAAIR 2017
ASEAN Higher Education at the Crossroad : Challenges, Changes, Capacities and Capabilities’.
Venue : PSB Academy, Singapore.
6-8 Tertiary ICT Conference 2017
‘This year’s theme is ‘Shaken, Not Stirred’. Along with 60’s spy chic, the theme will investigate the impact digital innovation and change is having on the New Zealand higher education sector’.
Venue : Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand.
6-8 Universities Australia Marketing and Development Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane, Queensland.
7 ProtectED
‘With increased focus on schools’ duty of care to students and parents, now is the time for schools to demonstrate that good information governance is an ongoing priority. Students and their parents must know precisely how their personal information is collected, how it is used, for what purpose and by whom’.
Venue : L’Aqua, Cockle Bay, Sydney, NSW.
7 New ! VCSSDPA Annual Conference
‘This conference continues to offer high quality professional learning delivered by a host of renowned leaders in education and educational research. Again, a wonderful opportunity for Deputy Principals from across the state to come together and share in this experience’.
Venue : Silverwater Resort, San Remo, Victoria.
7-8 Asia-Pacific Educational Assessment Conference 2017
The ‘third biannual conference on student assessment for the Asia Pacific region. As in previous conferences, we have put together a programme which will be of direct relevance to both classroom teachers, school leaders and system leaders, and we have an eminent line-up of international speakers and facilitators delivering a mixture of plenary keynote presentations, discussions and workshops’.
Venue : Singapore.
7-8 VET Development Centre 2017 Teaching and Learning Conference
‘The 2017 VDC Teaching and Learning Conference will highlight how VET Practitioners can achieve high quality delivery, innovative teaching practices and improve student outcomes’.
Venue : RACV Torquay Resort, Torquay, Victoria.
7-9 Asia-Pacific Autism Conference 2017
‘The conference theme is “Growing with autism”. This conference aims to bring together the most up-to-date, useful and reliable knowledge, skills and experience about autism for people of all ages as they look to their life ahead’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
8 AIS Primary Conference 2017
‘Dare to be inspired by leading practitioners and to step outside of your comfort zone as we collaborate to inquire into big questions that really matter’.
Venue : Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney, NSW.
8-9 State Conference - P & Cs Qld
The theme for the conference is Connect, Engage, Inspire .
Venue : Sofitel Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.
9 IEU Early Childhood Conference
‘Mythbusters : Challenging the things we know are wrong’.
Venue : Mercure Sydney, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
9-10 ECBA 2017
‘The conference will cover vital issues in Engineering & Technology, Computer, Basic and Applied Sciences Research & Practice under multiple sub-themes’.
Venue : Rydges on Swanston, Melbourne, Victoria.
9-10 New ! International Conference on Development of Research in Social Sciences, Humanities, Business and Management Studies
‘The theme of the conference is Exploring and Nurturing Research Excellence ’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
9-10 Raising Happy Kids : Connected Parenting & Home Education Conference
‘This conference will have internationally renowned speakers, and cover a wide range of topics. The Expo will focus on home education and alternative schooling options’.
Venue : Southport Community Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
9-12 New ! Teaching for Understanding : Educating for the Unknown
‘Participants will learn to use the Teaching for Understanding framework as a tool for shaping curriculum and classroom experiences that help students develop this kind of robust and transferable understanding’. Harvard Graduate School of Education. Priority Application Deadline : August 7, 2017.
Venue : Online.
9-15 World Environmental Education Congress 2017
‘The title will be Culturenvironment : Weaving new connections. An opportunity to learn more about the latest in environmental and sustainability education, and to commune with like-minded people, to share your own work and to learn from others’.
Venue : Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, Canada.
10-11 19th International Conference on Education Systems 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Education Systems’.
Venue : River View Hotel Singapore, Singapore.
12-14 AACB 55th Annual Scientific Conference
‘The Association’s premiere annual educational and scientific event. The event includes prominent speakers from overseas and locally, the QAP Update [QC & Management], clinical case sessions, symposia and plenary lectures, including the David Curnow Plenary Lecture. The meeting also provides an opportunity for the presentation of original scientific work, either as oral papers or posters’.
Venue : Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-14 SNAICC National Conference
‘Provides the opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, policy makers, researchers, government representatives, other non-government organisations and industry representatives to gather and make renewed commitments to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’.
Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.
12-15 Australian Primary Principals Association Conference 2017
‘The theme of the conference, “Agility, Creativity, Legacy”, will explore the type of agile, innovative leadership that leaves a valuable legacy for the future’.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
12-15 EAIE Seville 2017
‘Europe’s largest and most comprehensive higher education event, gathering 5 000+ professionals from over all over the world’.
Venue : Seville, Spain.
12-15 World TVET Conference
‘World TVET 2017 will provide a unique convergence of networking, learning and fun into a single package’.
Venue : Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown, Queenstown, New Zealand.
13-14 2017 ACAL Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates. Register for more information.
Venue : Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory.
13-15 Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities [DASSH] 2017 Conference
‘Conference will provide an opportunity to situate and examine the current condition and future prospects of humanities and social sciences in the contemporary university within a comparative regional and global context’.
Venue : La Trobe University, Bundoora and State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria.
14-15 12th Annual University Governance and Regulations Forum
‘The program will feature thought-provoking insights from the leading lights of Higher Education, exploring the very latest thinking on university governance practices and the accelerating impact of Higher Education regulation in Australia’.
Venue : Vibe Hotel, Canberra, ACT.
14-15 National VET Conference
‘The theme for the two day conference is “Building Quality in VET” and will focus on multiple streams including; Policy & Reform, RTO Management & Compliance, Training & Assessing, RTO Administration and Master Classes’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
15-16 Biennial 2017 Joint Conference for Learning Difficulties
‘For 2017, the theme for the conference will be “Inclusive Directions for Education”. The conference will consist of both formal presentations and a series of interactive workshops. Topics include theory and practice workshops and papers’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
15-17 2017 Mathematical Association of NSW Annual Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Fairmont Resort, Leura, NSW.
16-17 ACA National Conference 2017
‘Explore the challenges new technology brings to the counselling industry and mental health services as a whole; in particular how each generation embraces [or not] technology in their own diverse way. The conference will discuss the positive and negatives, benefits and new challenges technology brings to counselling’.
Venue : Rydges World Square Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
17-20 ICIP 2017
‘Featuring world-class speakers, tutorials, and industry sessions, and creating an excellent forum to foster innovation and entrepreneurship, and network with the brightest minds in academia and industry working in this field’.
Venue : China National Convention Center, Beijing, China.
17-20 TEMC 2017
‘The only Conference in the tertiary sector which covers the full range of functions in institutions, and is designed to allow participants to build strong networks across Australia and New Zealand ’.
Venue : Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
18-19 Queensland Summit Featuring Google for Education
‘Enjoy two days of inspiring keynote speakers, empowering hands-on breakout sessions, and fun activities including a high-energy demo slam’.
Venue : Emmaus College, Norman Gardens, Queensland.
18-20 6th International Conference on E-Learning and E-Technologies in Education
‘Held over three days, with presentations delivered by researchers from the international community, including presentations from keynote speakers and state-of-the-art lectures’.
Venue : Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland.
19-20 Updated ! Assessment and Review Summit
‘The theme Industry as partners in assessment : continuing the journey will be reflected in presentations that will explore industry engagement and professional accreditation, quality assurance, academic integrity, institution-wide quality and assessment and calibration. The Summit which will be of broad interest to the higher education sector, accrediting bodies, Deans Councils, industry and students’.
Venue : Pullman on the Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
19-20 New ! School Growth Planning & Delivery
‘The conference will bring together the key stakeholders central to the future planning and forecasting of schools. The program will address the challenges impacting the growth areas and urban centres of Australia that are facing a critical point in the provision of schools to meet demand’.
Venue : Sydney Boulevard Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
19-20 The 12th Joint Conference on Chemistry
‘The conference is aimed to disseminate the results of research from all over the world, including universities, research centre and government boards and bring synergy between research and industry’.
Venue : Semarang, Indonesia.
19-20 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland.
19-21 Future-Proofing STEM Industries Summit
The ‘Summit is about improving partnerships between industry and education to drive engagement in STEM across the board. Bringing together Australia’s most influential thought-leaders, this is your opportunity to hear about the best case studies, learn the best practices, and achieve the best outcomes’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
20-21 2017 Eportfolio Forum
‘A variety of interactive sessions will enable new and experienced eportfolio supporters to gain some “hands-on” experience with using eportfolios’.
Venue : Monash College & University, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-22 English Australia Conference 2017
‘The English Australia Conference is the annual ‘must attend’ event for everyone working in or associated with the English language sector of international education’.
Venue : Hilton Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
20-22 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
21-22 2017 Australian Nurses and Midwives Conference
‘The focus of the 2017 Australian Nurses and Midwives Conference will be on the diverse and wide-ranging professional practice issues facing the working lives of nurses and midwives’.
Venue : 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-22 Ignite Asia Pacific 2017
‘Ignite is an education conference dedicated to teaching and learning innovation and strategy It includes networking, new ideas and the latest innovations’.
Venue : TAFE Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland.
22 New ! Beyond Research : Creative Arts in the Impact, Engagement and Innovation Agenda Conference
‘We welcome attendance by academic staff and postgraduate students involved in tertiary creative arts from any creative arts discipline, academic level or institution. Attendance is free but registration is essential for catering purposes’.
Venue : The Grant Street Theatre, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Victoria.
22-25 International Confederation of Principals Convention 2017
‘We have invited world-class speakers to create some winds of change. Together we will explore the latest research regarding how the brain learns using our senses. No matter what your role in education, there’s a wave for you to catch at this conference’.
Venue : Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa.
23-25 International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Education
‘Promoting the exchange of information on theory, research, development, and practices of diverse education fields’.
Venue : Kyrenia, Cyprus.
24-26 5th University-Community Engagement Conference [UCEC2017]
‘University-Community Engagement goes beyond mere outreach, as universities seek mutually beneficial relationships with communities to address community issues and needs with a commitment to sharing and reciprocity which embraces two-way partnerships. UCEC is the biennial conference promoted by the Asia-Pacific University-Community Engagement Network [APUCEN] and co-hosted by their members’.
Venue : Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, Kyoto, Japan.
24-26 Celebration of Women in Australian Mathematical Sciences [WIMSIG Conference 2017]
‘A research conference, showcasing the research of women in the mathematical sciences. This will be the first such conference in Australia. The conference is open to people of any gender, but all the research presentations will be given by women’.
Venue : University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia.
24-27 ANZHES/ANME Joint Conference 2017
‘Powerful narratives and compelling explanations : Educational historians and museums at work’.
Venue : University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT.
24-27 LIANZA Conference 2017
This ‘will be the biggest gathering of library and information professionals in New Zealand and we want you to be a part of it !’
Venue : The Addington Events Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand.
25 SACPSSA Primary Conference
ACHPER South Australia. ‘This engaging conference offers best practice strategies and programs to effectively engage your students in Physical education/Physical Activity’.
Venue : .
25-26 Annual International Conference on Education and e-Learning
‘With e-learning, students can have access to other universities and academic resource materials from other countries, thereby broadening the knowledge base of students. Given these advantages, it is pivotal to deliberate upon the development of technology use in education’.
Venue : Hotel Fort Canning, Singapore.
25-26 Applied Positive Psychology
‘Conducted over two full days, this intensive course will teach you the conditions and processes that lead to the optimal functioning of individuals, groups and organisations’.
Venue : Cliftons Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-27 ASBA Conference
The ‘theme “Charting the Course” is aimed at assisting you to reach your Destination of a Successful and Sustainable school. A school that both remembers its grass roots but looks forward’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
25-27 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Federation University , Ballarat, Victoria.
25-28 2017 Conference - Australian Society of Archivists
‘Exploring questions on the diversity of our collections, our profession and our audiences, as well as the impact and potential of information technologies in indigenous communities and on traditional knowledge. Held alongside the 2017 Information Technologies Indigenous Communities Symposium’.
Venue : University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-28 Ninth SELF Biennial International Conference 2017
‘The SELF2017 theme, “SELF - From Positive Psychology/Education to Practice”, will explore the synergy between scientific researchers and practitioners. It will do this by nesting the Annual Institute of Positive Psychology Practitioner conference within the international SELF-conference. This means that conference attendees will get two conferences for the price of one’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
25-29 EduChange
‘Educhange is an inspiring, engaging and world-class week long education festival that allows educators to curate their own learning experience and choose from bespoke education workshops, documentary screenings, education expos and more’.
Venue : Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, Victoria.
25-29 Jonathan M. Borwein Commemorative Conference
‘The conference will be devoted to five areas to which Jonathan Borwein made an outstanding contribution : Applied Analysis, Optimisation and Convex Functions; Education; Experimental Mathematics and Visualisation; Financial Mathematics; and Number Theory, Special Functions and Pi’.
Venue : Noah’s On The Beach, Newcastle, NSW.
26-27 New ! Measuring & Improving Quality in Learning & Teaching
‘The conference will explore how to Develop, implement & embed support structures to enable sustainable change; Understand the opportunities & limitations of learning analytics; Align your fundamental teaching practices with institutional vision; Evaluate and effectively respond to data based insight; Achieve stakeholder buy in & engagement; Manage the ethical risks & responsibilities of data practice’.
Venue : Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
26-27 The Australasian PASS & Peer Learning Conference
‘The premier event in the region for staff and students interested in exploring best practice and innovation in the areas of PASS and Peer Learning’.
Venue : Novotel Melbourne on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
26-27 Young Statisticians Conference 2017
‘The conference will bring together the best students and early-career professionals in statistics and data analysis from all around Australia’.
Venue : Mantra Twin Towns, Tweed Heads, NSW.
26-28 14th International Workshop on Higher Education Reform
‘As in previous workshops, it will bring together HE researchers and policy analysts from different countries and HE systems who will present and discuss their research and analyses with respect to this year’s workshop theme : Enhancing Performance and Productivity in Higher Education’.
Venue : Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan.
26-28 MoodleMoot Australia 2017
‘MoodleMoot conferences are held around the world, with a focus on encouraging collaboration and sharing of best practices of the open source learning platform’.
Venue : Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, NSW.
26-28 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Federation University, Gippsland, Victoria.
26-28 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland.
26-29 9th Annual Higher Education Summit Asia
‘The 9th Higher Education Summit will offer inspirational keynotes, country updates, commercial strategies and real world insights from leaders that matter’.
Venue : Singapore.
26-29 New ! Australasian Research Management Society Conference 2017
‘The conference will feature internationally renowned key note speakers, oral and poster presentations, industry exhibitions, collaboration meetings, and professional development workshops of significance to this global profession’.
Venue : National Museum of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand.
27-28 New ! Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education [ACSME] 2017
‘The theme this year is : Science and mathematics teaching and learning for the 21st century. This might include new ways of engaging students in and outside the classroom and/or lab, curriculum design, graduate outcomes, work integrated learning’.
Venue : Monash University, Clayton, Melbourne, Victoria.
27-29 11th Annual Higher Education Conference
‘An international gathering of academics and researchers which seeks to showcase innovations, generate debate, theorise policy and practice, and explore opportunities and challenges in Higher Education’.
Venue : Southern Sun Elangeni, Durban, South Africa.
27-29 2017 HTAA National Conference
‘Hosted by the Queensland History Teachers’ Association, the 2017 National Conference will offer delegates a stimulating and exciting program of keynotes, workshops, seminars and excursions’.
Venue : All Hallows’ School, Brisbane, Queensland.
27-29 33rd NSW Environmental Education Conference
‘Our conference is a time for NSW environmental educators from all sectors; government, community and formal to come together in our place, the beautiful Lane Cove River, to reflect on our practice as environmental educators so that we can go back to our place and “make change happen”’.
Venue : St Ignatius’ College Riverview, Lane Cove, NSW.
27-29 33rd National SPERA Conference
‘The 2017 conference will bring together a range of education professionals, school administrators, teacher educators, academics, pre-service teachers, community members and parents who are passionate about rural education’.
Venue : University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT.
27-29 Early Start Conference 2017
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates or join a mailing list to keep up with future information.
Venue : Wollongong, NSW.
27-29 International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning 2017
‘This interdisciplinary conference 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 : Budapest, Hungary.
27-29 National Library and Information Technicians Symposium 2017
‘Providing an opportunity for library technicians from around Australia to meet together in the formal setting of a structured program, to hear prominent members of the profession, as well as their peers, speak and debate contemporary issues relating to the profession, professionalism and library work in general’.
Venue : Australian Catholic University, North Sydney, NSW.
28-29 Applied Positive Psychology
‘Conducted over two full days, this intensive course will teach you the conditions and processes that lead to the optimal functioning of individuals, groups and organisations’.
Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
28-30 Australasian Nurse Educators Conference 2017 Conference
‘This conference embraces moving forward into the future of healthcare education with all its possibilities incorporating innovation, expanding knowledge and technology, while at the same time, looking back, learning from and honouring what has gone before’.
Venue : St Margaret’s College, Christchurch, New Zealand.
28-30 William Glasser Institute Australia National Conference 2017
‘The theme for the conference will be - “We know … could we know better ?” It will extend what we already know, and provide new knowledge and skills so we are continuously learning and improving our effectiveness as people at both personal and professional levels’.
Venue : Crowne Plaza, Newcastle, NSW.
29/9-1/10 2017 Biennial Conference
‘The Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia and New Zealand are excited to bring you the 2017 Biennial Conference’.
Venue : Queenstown, New Zealand.
29/9-2/10 Number Theory Down Under
‘The main aim of NTDU is not only to promote number theory in Australia but also to bring together domestic and international number theorists to share ideas and to pursue collaborative work’.
Venue : La Trobe University [Bendigo Campus], Bendigo, Victoria.

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