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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 2018
Date Event
1-3 e-CASE & e-Tech 2018
‘Provides 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 : Osaka International House Foundation, Osaka, Japan.
1-3 International Conference on Education and Global Studies [IConEGS2018]
‘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 : Osaka International House Foundation, Osaka, Japan.
1-3 2018 International Symposium on Education and Psychology [ISEP 2018]
‘The main objective of ISEP is to provide a platform for researchers, academicians, practitioners, as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in the fields of Education and Psychology’.
Venue : Osaka International House Foundation, Osaka, Japan.
2-3 ICSET Sydney 2018
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Sustainable Electrical Technologies’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
2-3 International Conference on Globalisation and Issues of Higher Education 2018
An ‘annual research conference aimed at presenting new improvements in Globalisation. The conference will be held every year to make it an ideal platform for people to share views and experiences’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
3-4 New ! Digital Technologies Workshop [Sydney]
‘This workshop helps teachers better understand the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies, and introduces freely available resources for use in the classroom’.
Venue : Studio 4003, Sydney Nanoscience Hub, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW.
3-6 British Congress of Mathematics Education [BCME]
‘A celebration of mathematics education attracting delegates from every phase [early years through to university] and aspect [teaching through to research, policy and public engagement], as well as high profile plenary speakers’.
Venue : University of Warwick, near Coventry, UK.
4 What App is That ? ... [Sydney]
Using Technology as Part of your Curriculum with Children. ‘This workshop looks at two kinds of apps – unctional information based apps and interactive apps with which children create, rather than consume. The pedagogical opportunities of these apps are explored using iPads’.
Venue : Mecure Sydney International Airport, Wolli Creek, Sydney, NSW.
4-6 Australia New Zealand Agent [ANZA] Workshop
‘The ANZA Workshop is the most efficient and cost-effective way to personally meet a large number of high-quality agents committed to sending students and youth travellers to New Zealand and Australia’.
Venue : SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
4-7 Two Horizons : AAPS Conference 2018
Relevant details for all aspects are found on the site.
Venue : Napier Building, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
5-6 EUA 2018 Annual Conference
‘Conference will discuss universities’ pivotal role in generating knowledge, developing intercultural understanding and fostering civic engagement through their core missions’.
Venue : University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
5-7 Sacred Sites/Sacred Stories : Global Perspectives [Australian Religion Conference]
‘The study of sacred sites is a prominent feature in a number of disciplines. Topics of enquiry range from the role of sacred sites in religious traditions, through to how sacred sites form part of the development of modern tourist industries, the role of sacred sites in international relations and the ways in which sacred sites can be the focus for disputes’.
Venue : ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
6 2018 Ignite the Spark, Fuel the Fire : Differentiating Assessment
‘The conference, now fourth in the series, will focus on ideas and practical ways to differentiate assessment, in the context of the classroom, whole school and community of schools, as required by the NSW syllabuses for the Australian Curriculum’.
Venue : UNSW, Kensington, Sydney, NSW.
6-8 Early Years Expo & PDT Forum
‘One of Australia’s leading professional development events for Early Childhood Education & Care service providers, management and educators’.
Venue : Grand Pavilion Rosehill Gardens & Event Centre, Sydney, NSW.
6-13 Bothmer Intensive [Steiner Education Australia]
‘8 days of Intense Bothmer instruction and practice and amazing connection with fellow teachers plus lots of games’.
Venue : Noosa Pengari Steiner School, Queensland.
7 2018 K-8 Conference [Mathematical Association of NSW]
‘Talking Mathematically: Communicating Clearly’.
Venue : Bankstown Sports Club, Bankstown, NSW.
7-8 AUSSRE 2018 [International Forum for Academic Research in Entrepreneurship and Social Sciences]
‘Aiming to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Economics, Trade and Development, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : Rydges Camperdown, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW.
7-8 Hands on Technology 2018 [IIATE]
‘There are 14 courses on offer, each course runs across the two days giving participants an imersive workshop experienc’.
Venue : Killara High School, Killara, Sydney, NSW.
7-9 4th EAI International Conference on e-Learning e-Education and Online Training [eLEOT 2018]
‘This year’s conference aims at exploring e-learning solutions that spark the attention as well as imagination of students through interactivity, immersion, variety of content, or cutting-edge technologies’.
Venue : Shanghai, China.
8-9 2018 Tertiary Studies and Careers Expo, Adelaide
‘Offers 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’. Incorporates the SA Work & Skills Expo.
Venue : Adelaide, Comnvention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
9 Supporting Struggling Readers : Organising the literacy block
‘This workshop is a practical examination of the reading process and demonstrates strategies that support readers to comprehend texts and develop a love of reading’.
Venue : Camdenville Public School, Newtown, NSW.
9 Using and interpreting data in schools [ACER]
‘Designed for teachers and school leaders who wish to build solid shared understandings about the kinds of data used in schools, the different ways in which data can be represented and what they can tell teachers about student learning’.
Venue : Online.
9-11 Flexible Learning Association of New Zealand Conference
‘The premier conference in New Zealand for leaders, practitioners and professionals involved in open, distance, flexible and mobile learning across the compulsory schooling sectors, vocational, tertiary and professional development settings’.
Venue : Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
9-11 UKSG 41st Annual Conference and Exhibition : Glasgow
‘The UKSG annual conference is a major three-day event in the scholarly communications calendar. It attracts around 900 delegates each year from around the world and is a great opportunity to keep up to date with trends, get practical information and network’.
Venue : Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow, Scotland.
9-12 NOEC 2018 - National Outdoor Education Conference
‘Delegates will be invited to examine and engage with historical foundations of long-held traditions of outdoor education, such as nature, risk, adventure, skill development and social and interpersonal development. More contemporary constructs of outdoor education will also be presented and interrogated’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
10-11 8th Annual Summit on Education Technology Strategies
For K-12 Schools, Colleges and Universities. ‘Amplify Your Student Success, Drive Engagement, and Maximize Budget’.
Venue : Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
10-12 Australian Cyber Security Centre – ACSC 2018 Conference
‘The Conference will again feature leading cyber security experts from Australia and abroad, to discuss the latest threats, mitigations and advances in cyber security’.
Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.
10-12 International Academic Research Conference
‘The conference focuses on three disciplines : Education, Business and Behavioral Sciences. Each disciplinary track provides a scholarly opportunity for professionals to enhance their practice by exploring contemporary advancements, revolutionary methods, influential trends, best practice models and leadership techniques’.
Venue : Savannah, Georgia, USA.
10-13 iPads in Higher Education 2018 : Bath Spa
‘The conference will explore and facilitate discourse around the role of iPads and other emerging mobile technologies in education, research, culture, and policy’.
Venue : Bath Spa University, Bath, UK.
11-12 6th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium
‘The Symposium program will be designed to engage academics, policy makers, expert researchers in rural and remote health and clinician-researchers, as well as emerging and early career researchers’.
Venue : TBC, Canberra, ACT.
11-14 PESA 2018
‘elegates of the conference will have the opportunity to connect with thought-leaders and educators from around the world to learn about Positive Education, collaborate and share their experience, enhance their own wellbeing and work together to create flourishing schools and communities’.
Venue : Geelong Grammar School, Geelong, Victoria.
12-13 2018 Conference - TeachTechPlay
‘TeachTechPlay is a professional learning community inspiring learning through empowerment and connection. 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, Ivanhoe, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-13 No More Harm National Conference
‘This conference is an ideal platform to exchange ideas and learn more from other professionals, researchers and practitioners that work with individuals, groups and organisations with bullying, harassing or discriminating behaviour challenges and outcomes’.
Venue : Pullman Melbourne on the Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-14 ITEEA 2018 Conference
Building Bridges Within The STEM Community and Beyond. ‘The theme focuses on building bridges within the STEM community and beyond. Building bridges helps everyone to understand the important role technology and engineering contributes to STEM education’.
Venue : Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
13 Performance Appraisals from A – Z : From Drab to Inspiration
‘Do you dread that time of year when it’s performance appraisal time ? Do you wonder why nothing gets actioned in a performance development plan ? Do you find the whole process painful and a waste of time ? If so, then this course is for you’.
Venue : Karstens Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
13-15 2018 Leading, Learning & Caring Conference
‘This Conference allows our schools’ curriculum and pastoral care leaders the opportunity to gather together for professional and personal learning and networking’. AHISA.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
13-17 2018 AERA Annual Meeting
‘Theme : “The Dreams, Possibilities, and Necessity of Public Education”’.
Venue : New York, USA.
14-15 AUSSRE Annual Global Convention on Recent Trends in Social Sciences, Management and Economics Research 2018
‘Aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Economics, Trade and Development, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
16 The AIS Governance Symposium 2018s
‘The Symposium is the leading Australian forum for the dissemination and promotion of high-quality governance in independent schools. The Symposium attracts more than 600 delegates who are Heads, Business Managers, Chairs and Board members, many attending as whole school boards’.
Venue : Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, NSW.
16-17 2018 SASTA Annual Conference & Expo
‘The Conference will address a range of the content and pedagogies of the Australian Curriculum : Science, However, it will also incorporate the theme “Spotlight on the Science in STEM”. Session attendees should be actively involved in the learning through a practical and investigative approach’.
Venue : Adelaide High School, Adelaide, South Australia.
16-17 ACHPER [SA] HPE Conference
‘Showcasing a range of sessions including workshops with a wellbeing focus, Australian Curriculum assessment and reporting, sessions for classroom teachers and a range of theory and practical sessions for all bands of learning’.
Venue : Rostrevor College, Woodforde, South Australia.
16-17 EdTechTeam Canberra 2018 Summit
‘Be inspired by keynote speakers throughout the two day Summit who will set the stage for your summit experience’.
Venue : Gungahlin College, Gungahlin, Canberra, ACT.
16-18 NZACE Conference 2018
‘Every year we host an annual conference for cooperative education practitioners to present research and new programmes’.
Venue : Waiheke Island, Auckland, New Zealand.
16-19 APAC 18
‘The CASE Asia Pacific Advancement Conference seeks to provide delegates with the best resources to go beyond frontiers, maximizing each and every one’s potential in their advancement career’.
Venue : Kerry Hotel, Hung Hom Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
16-20 34th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering
‘Addresses research issues in designing, building, managing, and evaluating advanced data-intensive systems and applications. It is a leading forum for researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and to exchange techniques, tools, and experiences’.
Venue : Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, Paris, France.
16-20 5th Women in Leadership Queensland Summit
‘The summit brings together inspirational leading women to share their insight and leadership journeys. Participants will master the skills and strategies to achieve career excellence through engaging case studies and interactive workshops. Discover your portrait of success’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland.
17-18 Enhancing Student Experience
‘The conference will focus on how institutions can evolve to enhance the student experience across the student lifecycle. By combining the nitty gritty of lessons learned with case studies of best practice and innovation, this conference is an ideal opportunity to think outside the box, network and drive change’.
Venue : Victoria University City Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
17-18 Global Learn 2018 [AACE]
A conference ‘with the mission of advancing Information Technology in Education and E-Learning research, development, learning, and its practical application’.
Venue : University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA.
17-18 Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference 2018
‘QPR brings together educational researchers, policy makers, university leaders, research students and research degree supervisors for the purpose of better understanding the processes, practices, pedagogies and theoretical frameworks of doctoral education’.
Venue : National Wine Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
17-19 13th Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference
‘QPR2018 seeks to address the “so what ?” question about doctoral education, inviting proposals addressing the conference theme of Impact, Engagement, and Doctoral Education . We invite contributors to think broadly about the notions of “impact” and “engagement”’.
Venue : National Wine Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
17-19 International Conference on Technology Education
‘Providing a platform for academics, researchers and administrators to put forward ideas and interpretations of the significance of the cultural interaction and share proven and innovative methods in teaching at all levels of education’.
Venue : Vienna, Austria.
18 Teaching kids to read : ... Incorporating the latest insights from research to help kids thrive!
Incorporating the latest insights from research to help kids thrive !. Designed for an intended audience of ‘teachers and support staff, parents of children with reading difficulties, speech pathologists, educational psychologists and other professionals involved in teaching children to read’.
Venue : O’Shea Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
18 The Australian Schools Womens’s Leadership Summit [Sydney]
‘Connecting, celebrating and developing women leaders across the K-12 education sector. A national platform for women at all levels to connect, share ideas and enhance their leadership skills’.
Venue : Rydges World Square, Sydney, NSW.
18-19 OER 18
‘As a movement over 15 years old, has open education made an impact - on learners, on society and on education ? What can we do to to support learning in the open - and how can we use open to support learning ?’
Venue : Bristol, United Kingdom.
18-19 The e-Assessment Question 2018
‘For many years we have been discussing when e-Assessment will be become mainstream. With the exception of high stakes schools qualifications, that day has arrived. Yet despite traditional paper based assessment being inefficient, costly and prone to ridicule by the Facebook generation, e-Assessment delivery still faces many challenges’.
Venue : America Square Conference Centre, City of London, UK.
18-20 2018 Groningen Declaration Meeting
‘The Age of Opportunity : Privacy, Trust and Learner Mobility’.
Venue : TBC, Paris, France.
18-20 Updated ! NZAEE 8th Biennial Conference
‘Join us as we examine the challenges and celebrate progress and successes in the Wellington region, nationally and beyond, through a diverse and fascinating array of presentations, workshops, field trips and networking opportunities’.
Venue : Wellington Girls College, Wellington, New Zealand.
18-20 OLC Innovate 2018 [Education Reimagined]
‘At OLC Innovate, we will conduct a series of engaging hands-on workshops aimed at fostering organic interactions and collaborative cross-disciplinary problem solving. Together we will build new foundations for stronger, better higher education environments’.
Venue : Gaylord Opryland, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
18-21 IABL World Conference on Blended Learning 2018
‘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 : Warsaw, Poland.
19-20 Breakthrough Strategies to Teach & Counsel Troubled Students
‘We wrote the book on problem kids, and we teach the class’.
Venue : Seattle, Washington, USA.
20 Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways Network Day
‘By sharing and discussing students completed assessment tasks, teachers attending this day will develop a greater understanding of the quality of students’ work that will provide evidence of student achievement against the competency standard’.
Venue : AISNSW, Sydney, NSW.
20 StemCON 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Hyatt Regency O’Hare/Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
20 Teaching kids to read : ... Incorporating the latest insights from research to help kids thrive !
Incorporating the latest insights from research to help kids thrive !. Designed for an intended audience of ‘teachers and support staff, parents of children with reading difficulties, speech pathologists, educational psychologists and other professionals involved in teaching children to read’.
Venue : The Treacy Centre, Parkville, Victoria.
20-21 New ! JLTAV Annual Conference 2018
Download the 2018 Annual Conference Program using this link.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-22 2018 International Early Childhood Symposium [IECS 2018]
‘The IECS will be an engaging forum for discussions, speakers, workshops and advocacy for Early Childhood Education. Innovation and Celebration will be the key themes of the Symposium as we celebrate all aspects of Early Childhood’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
22-24 2018 AACSB International Conference & Annual Meeting
‘Bringing together the collective strength of the world’s top business academics and collaborators to champion the future of business education and the schools that provide it’.
Venue : Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
23 New ! Coaching and Mentoring [Townsville]
‘Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached, and being a coach’.
Venue : Quest Townsville on Eyre, Townsville, Queensland.
23-25 2018 NCSM Annual Conference
‘Take this opportunity to enlarge your network of colleagues who can assist you in building and supporting your local mathematics program and to meet new friends who share your interests and love of mathematics education’.
Venue : Walter E. Washington Convention Centre, Washington D.C., USA.
23-26 Updated ! Ireland International Conference on Education
‘An international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The IICE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education’.
Venue : Dublin, Ireland.
23-27 The Web Conference 2018
‘Providing the world a premier forum for discussion and debate about the evolution of the Web, the standardisation of its associated technologies, and the impact of those technologies on society and culture’. Last held in Perth, Western Australia.
Venue : Université de Lyon, Lyon, France.
24 New ! Effective Pedagogy – High Impact Strategies [Townsville]
‘Based on the credible research of Professor John Hattie and the Visible Learning team, Dr Robert Marzano, founder of The Art and Science of Teaching, and Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey’s structured teaching approach, this workshop will explore a range of different teaching strategies that you can implement in the context of your class, that actually work’.
Venue : Quest Townsville on Eyre, Townsville, Queensland.
24-26 Open Education Global Conference 2018
‘The most internationally diverse conference devoted exclusively to open education, attracting researchers, practitioners, policy makers, educators and students from more than 35 countries to discuss and explore how Open Education advances educational practices around the world’.
Venue : Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands.
25-27 3rd International Multidisciplinary Research Conference
The ‘Theme of the conference is Reaching the Brim of Global Competitiveness through Research Collaborations’.
Venue : De Luxe Hotel, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines.
25-27 ICLT 2018
‘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 : Nanyang Executive Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
26 What App is That ? ... [Newcastle]
Using Technology as Part of your Curriculum with Children. ‘This workshop looks at two kinds of apps – unctional information based apps and interactive apps with which children create, rather than consume. The pedagogical opportunities of these apps are explored using iPads’.
Venue : Harbourview Function Centre, Newcastle, NSW.
26-27 Inaugural AVETRA VET Practitioner Research Conference 2018
‘A unique opportunity for VET teachers, trainers and other professionals to present and learn about new research in VET’.
Venue : VET Development Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
26-28 The Australian Eye-tracking Conference 2018
‘The conference will bring together international and local researchers from academia and industry to engage with eye-movement research, and encourage new collaborations across disciplines and institutions’.
Venue : Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW.
27 Leading Well Conference 2018 [Melbourne]
Institute of Managers and Leaders. ‘Bringing together experts in management and leadership on topics such as Managing self, Creativity, communication and innovation, High performing teams, Strategic thinking, What keeps leaders up at night and much more ... . Join us for a practical and insightful day, identifying the secrets of leading well’.
Venue : TBC, Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria.
27-29 The Asian Conference on Language Learning [ACLL 2018]
‘Our conference theme for 2018, “Surviving and Thriving: Education in Times of Change”, references inherent vulnerabilities in both educational systems and the individual students and teachers, as well as the necessary resilience needed to not only survive, but also thrive’. Now also has the streams from the previously separate Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom folded in to it.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
28 Quality Assessment Intensive
‘A full day program exploring Quality Assessment in the context of the new English syllabuses consisting of keynotes and workshops’.
Venue : The Ship Inn, Southbank, Brisbane, Queensland.
28-4/1-5 2018 International Conference on Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology [ICEMST]
‘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 : Marmaris, Turkey.
29-4/1-5 PIEFA Conference 2018
‘Learn and network with outstanding educators and industry leaders from around Australia and overseas. A must for all educators seeking to deepen the learning of their students through a real-life and rigorous context’.
Venue : Realm Hotel, Canberra, ACT.
30 2018 Diverse Learners Conference [Melbourne]
‘The Diverse Learners Conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders, and developmental delay. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
30 New ! Schools and the Law NSW
Managing employee contracts and claims. ‘This event will cover Employment contracts in public and private schools including Preparing and drafting an employment contracts : tips and traps; Relevant considerations including industrial awards, policies and procedures; Part-time and relief staff; Performance management’ and more.
Venue : Karstens, Sydney, NSW.
30 Performance Appraisals from A – Z : From Drab to Inspiration
‘Do you dread that time of year when it’s performance appraisal time ? Do you wonder why nothing gets actioned in a performance development plan ? Do you find the whole process painful and a waste of time ? If so, then this course is for you’.
Venue : Skye Hotel Suites, Parramatta, NSW.
30 Teaching Approaches for Developing Reading Fluency Years 3-6
‘Explore a range of teaching approaches and activities to build fluency in reading. Fluency is often considered the “forgotten” element of reading comprehension instruction’.
Venue : Henry Parkes Equity Resource Centre, Whalan, NSW.
30-4/1-5 Research Facilities Design and Development 2018
‘Research Facilities Design and Development brings together industry representatives in a unique way – a collaborative discussion space where the latest developments, innovative thinking and insight is shared. Co-located with Research Innovation’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
30-4/1-5 Research Innovation 2018
‘Includes brand new case studies surrounding creating a mutually beneficial partnership, increasing collaboration and culture changes, to maximise commercialisation of research. This conference will bring together universities and industry to discuss the challenges surrounding partnerships and commercialisation’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.

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May 2018
Date Event
1 2018 Diverse Learners Conference [Geelong]
‘The Diverse Learners Conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders, and developmental delay. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, Geelong, Victoria.
1 New ! Effective Pedagogy – High Impact Strategies [Mackay]
‘Based on the credible research of Professor John Hattie and the Visible Learning team, Dr Robert Marzano, founder of The Art and Science of Teaching, and Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey’s structured teaching approach, this workshop will explore a range of different teaching strategies that you can implement in the context of your class, that actually work’.
Venue : Clarion Hotel, Mackay Marina, Mackay, Queensland.
1 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 : Lake Kawana Community Centre, Bokarina, Queensland.
1 What App is That ? ... [Brisbane]
Using Technology as Part of your Curriculum with Children. ‘This workshop looks at two kinds of apps – unctional information based apps and interactive apps with which children create, rather than consume. The pedagogical opportunities of these apps are explored using iPads’.
Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
1-4 17th ANTS National Nurse Education Conference 2018
‘The conference will gather nursing and midwifery educators from across Australia to explore the changing practice through innovation, creative teaching and learning strategies’.
Venue : Crown Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-4 BOOST [Best of Out-Of-School Time] Conference
‘Join the largest, most recognised and comprehensive global convening for after school, expanded learning, and in and out-of- school time professionals’.
Venue : Palm Springs Convention Centre, Palm Springs, California, USA.
2 2018 Diverse Learners Conference [Bendigo]
‘The Diverse Learners Conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders, and developmental delay. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : All Seasons Hotel, Bendigo, Victoria.
2-3 Women and Leadership Symposium [Brisbane]
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : Rydges Southbank, South Brisbane, Queensland.
2-4 18th Biennial ASCENT Conference : Life in Abundance
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas, Noosa Heads, Queensland.
2-4 2018 AIS NSW ICT Management and Leadership Conference
The ‘conference will look at how technology can act as an agent of meaningful (and perhaps radical) impetus for change in practice, significantly altering the way teachers, students and schools operate, and allowing them to reorganise, reinvent and rebuild pedagogical practices, routines and thinking in ways that reflect the changing technological and sociological climate in which students are learnin’.
Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra ACT.
2-4 2018 Career Development Association of Australia National Conference
‘Presents a unique opportunity to join with others who have an interest in career development and to experience the warm collegiality of the Australian career development community, as we collectively consider and create a vison of career development towards 2020’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
3-4 Updated ! AIS ICT Management and Leadership Conference
‘This conference is a unique professional learning opportunity designed in collaboration with a dedicated group of ICT Managers, decision makers and practitioners from independent schools’.
Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.
2-4 ALLA 2018 Conference
‘A biennial event, the Conference is the major professional and business development event in the Association’s 2018 calendar’.
Venue : Darwin, Northern Territory.
2-4 Going Global 2018
‘The conference for leaders of international education. This year’s theme is : “Global connections, local impact”’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
3 New ! Coaching and Mentoring [Mackay]
‘Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached, and being a coach’.
Venue : Clarion Hotel, Mackay Marina, Mackay, Queensland.
3-5 The 4th World Conference on Women’s Studies 2018
‘This year’s conference theme addresses the future of Women’s Studies, by highlighting the importance of bridging gaps between academia and practice, translating theory into meaningful and sustainable change, and exploring new understandings of persisting grievances, such as violence against women’.
Venue : Colombo, Sri Lanka.
3-6 VCE and Careers Expo
‘Australia’s biggest education and careers expo !’
Venue : Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria.
4 Performing Arts For Your Classroom
‘Want to make your curriculum sing ? Learn how to incorporate performing arts into your classroom. Whatever your skill level, join Laura Knowling and Alex Utz as they bring music, drama and movement activities to life !’
Venue : Kew East Uniting Church, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-6 Liberty & Society Student Conference 2018
‘The conference is a rare opportunity for free thinking students to gather for a weekend of discussion, debate and engaging conversations about topical and societal issues from a classical liberal and libertarian viewpoint’.
Venue : North Sydney Harbourview Hotel, North Sydney, NSW.
5 Updated ! Christians in Teaching Conference
The ‘Target audience is Primary and secondary school teachers, school leaders and governors, pre-service teacher’.
Venue : TBC.
5-6 BESSH International Conference [Sydney]
‘The conference will cover vital issues in Business, Economics , Social Sciences and Humanities under multiple sub-themes. 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 glob’.
Venue : Rydges Camperdown, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW.
5-6 Spirit of Learning Conference
‘With over 300 delegates attending, Spirit of Learning is fast becoming one of the biggest PD opportunities for beginning teachers. Register today to secure your place’.
Venue : Hilton Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.
5-8 Fearless Girls. Strong Women : 2018 Biennial Educators Conference
This ‘ will be the premier gathering of girls’ school educators in Australasia. The format of the conference includes keynotes from academic, business and community leaders, session presentations and interactive discussions and debates on critical issues affecting educators and girls’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
5-8 Round Table [on Information Access for People with a Print Disability]
‘Provides three full days of technical, research and panel sessions, presentations and practical workshops on issues related to accessibility. There are also many opportunities for networking and socialising with key speakers, panel members and attendees’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, Sydney NSW.
6 2018 Inquiry and Innovation Institute
‘This two-day intensive workshop will provide the skills for leading the Spiral of Inquiry process in your school, cluster or network’.
Venue : Belise Apartments, Brisbane City, Queensland.
6-9 New ! 2018 Principal and Executives Conference [Christian Education National]
‘The conference will dare to unpack some of the challenging ‘elephants’ including a focus on Risk management and legal challenges, and discussions around gender dysphoria. It is our hope that in the ‘taming of the elephants’ you would be encouraged and challenged and supported by your colleagues in Christian Education’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
6-9 7th International Nurse Education Conference
‘Encouraging the sharing of research and practice of nursing, midwifery and healthcare education as it impacts on the learning experience of students and qualified practitioners and the health and social care needs, and safety, of the individuals and communities it serves worldwide’.
Venue : Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
6-11 New ! IASL 2018 [Annual Conference of the International Association of School Librarianship]
‘The Conference provides a space for school librarians, teachers, administrators, researchers, and all those with an interest in education and libraries to join the exciting conversations about innovation, information, and impact of school libraries’.
Venue : Hilton İstanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Centre, Istanbul, Turkey.
7 Teaching kids to read : ... Incorporating the latest insights from research to help kids thrive !
Incorporating the latest insights from research to help kids thrive !. Designed for an intended audience of ‘teachers and support staff, parents of children with reading difficulties, speech pathologists, educational psychologists and other professionals involved in teaching children to read’.
Venue : Education Development Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
7 Using and interpreting data in schools [ACER]
‘Designed for teachers and school leaders who wish to build solid shared understandings about the kinds of data used in schools, the different ways in which data can be represented and what they can tell teachers about student learning’.
Venue : Online.
7-8 TEDLR 2018
The conference has a wide range of tracks and topics.
Venue : The Howard Plaza Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan.
7-8 The New Art and Science of Teaching [Sydney]
‘Based on Dr Robert J Marzano’s 50 years of education research, The New Art and Science of Teaching framework represents the most up-to-date research about effective teaching. During this interactive event, you’ll explore The New Art and Science of Teaching framework and learn specific, proven actions educators can take to maximise engagement and achievement’.
Venue : Rydges World Square, Sydney, NSW.
8 2018 Diverse Learners Conference [Albury/Wodonga]
‘The Diverse Learners Conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders, and developmental delay. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Wodonga TAFEspace, Wodonga, Victoria.
8 Gifted and Talented Student Day [Perth]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students’.
Venue : St Hilda’s School, Perth, Western Australia.
8-9 Positive Leadership [Brisbane]
‘this comprehensive course will take your leadership to the next level through a heightened understanding of, and deeper reflection on, the contemporary leadership research base. The course synthesises the many conceptualisations of leadership in the research literature, challenging participants to re-examine their own preconceptions’.
Venue : NEXT Hotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
9 New ! Effective Pedagogy – High Impact Strategies [Brisbane]
‘Based on the credible research of Professor John Hattie and the Visible Learning team, Dr Robert Marzano, founder of The Art and Science of Teaching, and Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey’s structured teaching approach, this workshop will explore a range of different teaching strategies that you can implement in the context of your class, that actually work’.
Venue : Brisbane International Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland.
9 Gifted and Talented Student Day [Sydney]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students’.
Venue : Ascham School, Sydney, NSW.
9 Parent Cyber Safety Education Session
Free. ‘You will be updated on the frightening trends in cyber grooming, bullying and online predators. And importantly you will be provided with practical ideas on setting up a cyber safe home, including how to set and enforce boundaries, how and what parental control technology to use and general digital age parenting tips’.
Venue : Mazenod College, Lesmurdie, Western Australia.
9-11 Updated ! Beyond the Digital Revolution in ELT : NEAS 2018
‘NEAS would like to hear from students, teachers and professional staff about their experiences inside and outside the classroom with technology’.
Venue : Doltone House Darling Island, Pyrmont, NSW.
10 New ! Coaching and Mentoring [Brisbane]
‘Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached, and being a coach’.
Venue : Brisbane International Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland.
10 Gifted and Talented Student Day [Adelaide]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students’.
Venue : Concordia College, Adelaide, South Australia.
10 Women and Leadership Symposium [Perth]
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : Pan Pacific Hotel, Adelaide Terrace, Perth, Western Australia.
10-11 Applied Positive Psychology [Brisbane]
‘This course will teach you the conditions and processes that lead to the optimal functioning of individuals, groups and organisations. You will learn how to be at your personal best at home and at work, and how to lead cultural change in your work environment to enhance wellbeing and improve performance’.
Venue : NEXT Hotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
10-11 Share it - Resource Sharing Futures 2018 Conference
Share it brings together international, national and local speakers to grapple with these and other resource-sharing dilemmas - and to consider the way forward. Whether you’re at the interlibrary loan and document delivery coal face, or facing tough decisions about the viability of resource sharing in your organisation, Share it will get you talking, planning and thinking about the future’.
Venue : National Library of Australia, Canberra, ACT.
10-11 The New Art and Science of Teaching [Brisbane]
‘Based on Dr Robert J Marzano’s 50 years of education research, The New Art and Science of Teaching framework represents the most up-to-date research about effective teaching. During this interactive event, you’ll explore The New Art and Science of Teaching framework and learn specific, proven actions educators can take to maximise engagement and achievement’.
Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.
11 Gifted and Talented Student Day [Brisbane]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students’.
Venue : Anglican Church Grammar School [Churchie], Brisbane, Queensland.
11 The AIS PDHPE Conference 2018
‘The conference will address the theory and practical nature of PDHPE through plenary sessions and interactive workshops. This event will explicitly address both primary and secondary issues’.
Venue : Genea Netball Centre, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW.
11-12 Brisbane Careers and Employment Expo
‘The event offers the opportunity for students, job seekers and career changers of all ages to connect with organisations for guidance, clarity and opportunities in relation to career options’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
11-12 ECA Reconciliation Symposium 2018
‘The ECA Reconciliation Symposium brings the matter of reconciliation in early childhood into the spotlight and works towards a better future for all Australians’.
Venue : Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia.
11-12 SEA GLaM Conference - Steiner Education Australia
‘The conference has an array of speakers and workshops from many backgrounds and perspectives to promote critical reflection on the core theme [and our core social task] of building community for social renewal’.
Venue : Chrysalis Steiner School, Bellingen, NSW.
11-13 GEN TEFL 2018
‘The conference welcomes papers discussing new research, new forms of contexts for learning, and new types of collaboration among academics and practitioners from wide range of disciplines and educational settings that explore a rich and diverse view on ELT Policies and Practice’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
12-13 AUSSRE 2018 [International Forum on Education for Sustainable Development and Economic Policy]
‘Aiming to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Economics, Trade and Development, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-13 BESSH International Conference Melbourne
‘The conference will cover vital issues in Business, Economics , Social Sciences and Humanities under multiple sub-themes. 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 glob’.
Venue : Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
13-18 ISfTE [The International Society for Teacher Education] Annual International Seminar
‘We hope to provide not only international exchange of research but also a platform for participants from around the world and the local community. By encountering globalism and localism in education and culture, we are expecting new ways for the development of public education and society exchanges in the future’.
Venue : Suginosawa-Training-Centre, 1749 Suginosawa, Japan [see full details on the site].
14 * A Framework for Adaptive Leadership
AIS NSW. ‘Adaptive leadership is tailored to different levels of leadership. Program 1 is for aspiring and middle leaders. Program 2 is for Principals and senior leaders’.
* Program 2 is held on 24 September 2018.
Venue : AIS Conference Centre, Sydney, NSW.
14-15 Positive Leadership [Sydney]
‘this comprehensive course will take your leadership to the next level through a heightened understanding of, and deeper reflection on, the contemporary leadership research base. The course synthesises the many conceptualisations of leadership in the research literature, challenging participants to re-examine their own preconceptions’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
14-16 IUNC Eurasia 2018
‘This is the exclusive face-to-face networking event specifically designed to connect universities from around the world with international office directors from European & Asian institutions and edu agencies from different countries’.
Venue : Moscow, Russia.
14-16 LiHE 2018
‘Innovative Teaching and Learning Practices in Higher Education’.
Venue : Copenhagen, Denmark.
15-16 3rd Annual Online and eLearning Summit 2018
‘In this years event you will be encouraged to revise your approach to online learning and be given invaluable tools in reinventing your courses of study to create the perfect marriage of educator engagement and student return on investment’.
Venue : Royce Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
15-16 New ! Implementing the Teacher Education Reforms
‘The Implementing the Teacher Education Reforms conference will focus on Creating mutually beneficial partnerships between Universities and Schools; Embedding measurement of impact in your teaching course; and Embedding teacher performance assessments in schools’.
Venue : Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
15-17 CeBIT Australia 2018 [Business Technology Conference & Exhibition]
‘APAC’s largest & longest running B2B technology exhibition & conference. 15k technology professionals from enterprise, government, SME & start-up’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
16-17 VET Assessment Practices eSummit 2018
‘The eSummit will be a fully interactive experience, where participants from anywhere in Australia or the world can ask questions, interact with presenters and peers, download presentations, templates, and papers presented, and work in break-out groups, without leaving their desks’.
Venue : Online and Broadcast Live.
16-18 2018 ASEPA National Conference
‘The Twentieth Anniversary of the establishment of ASEPA ! It was in Adelaide that we met for the very first time and since then we have become an organisation that is held in high regard nationally. To celebrate we have invited exceptional International and National speakers to ensure that this conference ‘Turning Tides. Inspiring Minds’ offers the opportunity to learn, improve and lead outstanding practice within the field of Education for students with disability’.
Venue : Stamford Grand, Glenelg, South Australia.
16-18 2018 Asia/Pacific Conference
‘Asia/Pacific Conference brings together academicians and practitioners with interests in financial decision-making and provides a forum for presenting new research and discussing current issues in financial management and related topics’.
Venue : The Hong Kong Polytechnic University [PolyU], Hong Kong.
16-18 2018 IEEE SeGAH
‘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, as well as the demonstration of advanced products and technologies’.
Venue : Technische Universität, Vienna, Austria.
16-18 Inclusion as a Practice
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates..
Venue : Pullman Melbourne on the Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
17 Updated ! Newcastle Lake Macquarie Career and Training Expo
‘This event showcases products like Technology, entertainment, music, art, theatre and television, beauty therapy, fitness, science, mathematics & much more etc. in the HR Consultants’ industry’.
Venue : Newcastle Jockey Club, Broadmeadow, NSW.
17-18 Updated ! 2018 Early Years Conference
Today’s Children - Tomorrow’s Future. ‘The Early Years Conference promotes the wellbeing of children and families by advancing collaboration and evidence-based practice, and provides a platform to reflect multiple perspectives to improve early childhood development’.
Venue : Hotel Pullman Cairns International, Cairns, Queensland.
17-18 Applied Positive Psychology [Sydney]
‘This course will teach you the conditions and processes that lead to the optimal functioning of individuals, groups and organisations. You will learn how to be at your personal best at home and at work, and how to lead cultural change in your work environment to enhance wellbeing and improve performance’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
17-18 Positive Schools 2018 Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference
‘Over 2 full days, more than 30 leading experts from around the world will challenge us and inspire us to create exceptional education in exceptional schools. Education that supports equity and diversity. Specifically for all Primary and Secondary Teachers, School Leaders, School Psychologists and Allied Professionals’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
18 2018 VET CEO Conference
‘The Conference program has been designed to address fundamental aspects of day-to-day RTO operations, as well as to explore critical components of future-proofing any business; strategy and planning, managing growth, and leadership’.
Venue : Hilton Brisbane, Elizabeth St, Brisbane City, Queensland.
18 Gifted and Talented Student Day [Melbourne]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students’.
Venue : Camberwell Grammar, Melbourne, Victoria.
18 New ! Tots & Tech : Challenges for early childhood in a digital age
‘We will explore the potential benefits and downsides of media and technology use in early childhood and ask - What role can technology play in helping children develop well ? in promoting creativity? in supporting learning ? What are the potential impacts on relationships ? Are there problem levels of use ?’
Venue : Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning, Stirling, ACT.
18-20 GPCE Sydney 2018
‘Welcoming over 1 000 GPs and healthcare professionals to learn, earn CPD points, network and discover the latest innovations in the market’.
Venue : Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.
18-20 Thinking & Learning Conference [Melbourne]
Extensive information on all aspects can be found from This Brochure.
Venue : The Heath, Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield East, Victoria.
19 New ! CBCA Victorian State Congress 2018
‘The conference program is designed to delight educators and librarians with the power and pleasure of literature for students from pre school to Year Nine. Particular attention will be given to alignment to the literature stream of the national curriculum for English’.
Venue : Waterfront Campus, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria.
19 Centenary Aboriginal Members Conference and Documentary Launch
NSW Teachers Federation. ‘In 2016, Federation committed to a documentary film about the history of Aboriginal Education in New South Wales, and the contributions made by Federation. A soft launch is earmarked for the Aboriginal Members Conference’.
Venue : NSW Teachers Federation, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
19 Women and Leadership Symposium Adelaide
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : The Playford, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.
20-24 2018 IEEE International Conference on Communications
‘Themed “Communications for Connecting Humanity”, the conference will offer five full days of original paper presentations, tutorials, workshops, keynotes, demonstrations, industry panels and social events designed to further career opportunities and the in-depth understanding of the latest communications advancements worldwide’.
Venue : Sheraton Kansas City Hotel, Kansas City, Kansas, USA.
21 Invictus Wellbeing Conference
The focus is ‘Using cultural architecture, wellbeing theory and outdoor education to enhance the lives of young people’. Suited to Directors of Wellbeing, Year Coordinators, Heads of House, Invictus Coordinators, Pastoral Care Teachers, Counsellors, Youth Leaders and Teachers.
Venue : Macquarie College, Lake Rd, ​Wallsend NSW.
21-22 Positive Leadership [Melbourne]
‘this comprehensive course will take your leadership to the next level through a heightened understanding of, and deeper reflection on, the contemporary leadership research base. The course synthesises the many conceptualisations of leadership in the research literature, challenging participants to re-examine their own preconceptions’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Mebourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
22-23 Designing and Implementing Innovative Learning Spaces
‘The conference will provide practical strategies for schools to optimise their spaces at every stage and equip learners with the necessary 21st century skills and knowledge. Hear insights from education experts, architecture firms, government bodies and leading schools to learn how you can ensure the success of innovative learning environments’.
Venue : Sydney Boulevard Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
22-23 School Planning Design and Construction Conference
‘As pedagogy continues to advance, so does what teachers want and students need from classrooms. Researchers persist in search of the holy-grail in teaching practice and architects pursue innovative solutions to allow students to flourish in their learning environments’.
Venue : Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
22-23 Special Educational Needs Summit
‘This Special Educational Needs summit will provide a platform for educational practitioners to both learn and discuss the most prevalent issues in special education’.
Venue : Rydges World Square, Sydney, NSW.
22-24 Akolade - 2nd Social Media for Higher Education
‘Harnessing the power of social media to drive student recruitment and maximise engagement’.
Venue : The Grace Hotel Sydney, Sydney, NSW .
23 K-6 Science and Technology : Exploring Digital Technologies Webinar
‘This webinar will explore the details of this new strand including clarification of the outcomes and content, as well as examples of experiences for each Stage level’.
Venue : Online.
23-24 2018 Inquiry and Innovation Institute
‘Providing the skills for leading the Spiral of Inquiry process in your school, cluster or network. The Institute will be facilitated by Dr Linda Kaser and Dr Judy Halbert, Network Leaders from British Columbia’.
Venue : Belise, Brisbane, Brisbane City, Queensland.
23-25 2018 AACSB Annual Accreditation Conference : Asia Pacific
‘Discover the challenges schools in Asia Pacific face regarding accreditation and formulate solutions that will help the accreditation community worldwide. Network with peers, connect with experienced accreditation volunteers, meet with accreditation staff, and exchange ideas and best practices with professionals from around the world’.
Venue : Hong Kong, China.
23-25 2018 AURIMS Conference
‘The theme of the conference is The black swan – a look at unprecedented and unexpected disruptions in the Higher Education sector’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
24-25 Applied Positive Psychology [Melbourne]
‘This course will teach you the conditions and processes that lead to the optimal functioning of individuals, groups and organisations. You will learn how to be at your personal best at home and at work, and how to lead cultural change in your work environment to enhance wellbeing and improve performance’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-25 Positive Schools 2018 Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference
‘Over 2 full days, more than 30 leading experts from around the world will challenge us and inspire us to create exceptional education in exceptional schools. Education that supports equity and diversity. Specifically for all Primary and Secondary Teachers, School Leaders, School Psychologists and Allied Professionals’.
Venue : Rydges Esplanade, Fremantle, Western Australia.
25 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Brisbane] - Generation Next
‘Leading experts deliver up to date, authoritative information. A practically oriented, multi-disciplinary approach to common issues impacting the wellbeing of young people’.
Venue : UQ Centre, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland.
25 The AIS Teacher Librarian Conference 2018
Reflections on Reading. ‘We will learn from the latest research into reading along with exploring graphic novel research and the new genre of ‘ecofiction’. We will also look at fake news and how in some cases news is being manipulated as propaganda’.
Venue : State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.
25-26 2018 Networks of Inquiry and Innovation Symposium
‘Explores the importance and potential of professional collaboration and the use of Spirals of Inquiry for school and system improvement. Keynote Speakers include Dr Linda Kaser and Dr Judy Halbert, Network Leaders from British Columbia and other leaders from around Australia’.
Venue : Belise, Brisbane, Brisbane City, Queensland.
25-26 Adelaide 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 careers options’.
Venue : Adelaide Showground, Adelaide, South Australia.
25-26 CONSTAWA 2018
‘CONSTAWA provides opportunities for Primary and Secondary teachers of science to engage with excellent keynote speakers and presenters across a range of motivating and thought-provoking topics’.
Venue : North Metropolitan TAFE, East Perth Campus, East Perth, Western Australia.
25-26 Delivering on the Promise : Early Childhood Council
‘Full programme details are being refined, details will be updated as available. See programme features in the table for an outline of the events’.
Venue : SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
25-26 Education Outdoors Conference 2018
‘The conference will be focussing on future careers and pathways such as career and workforce development; health and active living in the outdoors; skills and practical development; teaching & learning; Human-Nature; Adventure Safety & Risk, Early years & bush Kinders; Inclusion; Outdoor career and career development and sport science and the outdoors’.
Venue : Victoria University, Footscray Park Campus, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-26 The 2018 Early Childhood Education Conference
‘The conference theme Our Children – Our Communities emphasises the centrality of children to the work of all early childhood education and care practitioners and seeks to provoke thinking and discussion about the importance of the broader relationships between educators, researchers, policy makers, specialist service providers, parents, carers and communities to achieving the best learning outcomes for preschool children’.
Venue : Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria.
26-27 AUSIT Eflash - NZSTI Annual Conference 2018
‘Exploring various facets of communicating th! rough translation and interpreting in today’s superdiverse environment : practical, technical, theoretical, philosophical or ethical and other aspects, together with opportunities and challenges’.
Venue : Wellington, New Zealand.
27-30 18th Annual Learning Environments Australasia Conference
‘The 2018 conference seeks to rethink the 3Rs for the exponential age. Once they were readin’, ritin’ and ’rithmetic, in the second decade of the 21st Century they are reimagined as Reflection, Relevance and Revolution’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
28 2018 Diverse Learners Conference [Sydney]
‘The Diverse Learners Conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders, and developmental delay. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Karstens Conference Centre, Sydney, NSW.
28 The Educational Leader : Embracing the Possibilities of Educational Leadership
‘This takes the time to unpack the role of the Educational Leader, and look at some of the essential understandings and skills which you will need to have in this role. We will also discuss a variety of ways in which the role can look in different settings, and how you can best match your roles expectations to the needs of your team and program’.
Venue : Noah’s on the Beach Hotel, Newcastle East, NSW.
28-29 Leadership for Principals & Aspiring School Leaders Workshop
‘Designed specifically for the challenges and demands faced by Principals, aspiring Principals, Department Heads and executive management within Secondary Education institutions’.
Venue : Cliftons Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
28-29 Melbourne Nurses’ Conference
‘Attend this conference to gain a broad range of clinical and professional updates relevant to your practice. Take time out and network with like-minded colleagues’.
Venue : Oaks on Market, Melbourne, Victoria.
28-29 Queensland Department of Education International Conference 2018
‘Hosted annually primarily to ensure school leaders and school representatives from across Queensland Primary and Secondary schools build their capability to deliver effective and quality international programs. The conference also seeks to enhance the international student experience and grow international education programs delivered in Queensland schools’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
28/5-2/6 NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo
‘The conference will feature outstanding educational and professional development opportunities and a world-class expo hall’.
Venue : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
29 2018 Diverse Learners Conference [Canberra]
‘The Diverse Learners Conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders, and developmental delay. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Ibis Styles, Canberra, ACT.
29 2018 Diverse Learners Conference [Canberra]
‘The Diverse Learners Conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders, and developmental delay. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Ibis Styles, Canberra, ACT.
29-30 New ! Creating Child Safe Organisations
‘The conference will explore what organisations can do to ensure the safety of children in their care. It will look at what can be done now as well as policy and mandates that may occur in the future’.
Venue : L’Aqua, Sydney, NSW.
30 2018 Diverse Learners Conference [Newcastle]
‘The Diverse Learners Conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders, and developmental delay. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Noah’s on the Beach, Newcastle, NSW.
30 School Law Conference : Legal Risks and Practical Solutions [Sydney]
‘The legal risks facing schools today are real and numerous, and so too are the consequences for you, your school and your staff. Master how to protect all of them from the many legal risks that can, and just may, arise at any time’.
Venue : Primus Hotel Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
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2018 Igniting Leadership Program
Leadership Victoria. ‘The Igniting Leadership Program provides an outstanding opportunity for potential and current leaders to build their leadership skills and capacity’.
Venue : Leadership Victoria, Old Treasury Building, Melbourne, Victoria.
30/5-1/6 iCTLT 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Singapore.
30/5-1/6 National Seminar Series 2018 - Australian Copyright Council [Melbourne]
‘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.Suited for Librarians, archivists, Educators and administrators in educational institutions’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
31/5-1/6 Positive Schools 2018 Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference
‘Over 2 full days, more than 30 leading experts from around the world will challenge us and inspire us to create exceptional education in exceptional schools. Education that supports equity and diversity. Specifically for all Primary and Secondary Teachers, School Leaders, School Psychologists and Allied Professionals’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
31/5-1/6 The AIS School Counsellors’ Conference 2018
‘The conference focuses on research and current mental health practice in our schools, with keynote speakers, workshops and time for sharing ideas. Workshops will focus on getting the most from supervision, navigating school counselling files, gender concerns for students and writing readable and meaningful psychology reports’.
Venue : Crowne Plaza Terrigal, Terrigal, NSW.
31/5-2/6 ICIEA 2018
‘As a premier conference, this provides an excellent forum for scientists, researchers, engineers and industrial practitioners throughout the world to present and discuss the latest technology advancement as well as future directions and trends in Industrial Electronics’.
Venue : Chutian Guangdong International Hotel, Wuhan, China.
31/5-3/6 HSC and Careers Expo 2018
HSC and Careers Expo celebrates its 10th year in 2018 !’
Venue : Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park, Sydney, NSW.

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