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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.
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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.

Conferences & Events

June 2018
Date Event
1 New ! Coaching and Mentoring [Cairns]
‘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 : Pullman Cairns International, Cairns, Queensland.
1 Inclusive Learning Conference 2018
‘Targetting professionals with an interest in inclusive education and employment for people with complex learning needs and disability aged 15 years and over’.
Venue : Monash University, Peninsula Campus, Frankston, Victoria.
1 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Perth] - 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 : Winthrop Hall, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia.
1-3 3rd FIEP Asia Conference on Physical Education and Sport 2018 [ACPES 2018]
‘This conference has brought together a tremendous and rich diversity of authors and speakers from USA, UK, China, Australia, New Zealand, Poland, India, Sri Lanka, Croatia, Slovakia, Turkey, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
1-3 ACA Queensland National Childcare Conference
‘We are confident that our conference program will provide you with new ideas. Our hope is that you leave the conference refreshed and inspired! Over the conference weekend, we have two keynote presentations, eight educator sessions, four approved provider sessions and a plenary session’.
Venue : The Star Gold Coast, Gold Coast, Queensland.
1-3 The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2018 [ACCS 2018]
‘The conference will bring together a range of academics, independent researchers, artists and activists to explore the challenges that we face in the twenty-first century. While we have every right to fear the future, we also have agency in creating that future’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
1-3 The Teaching Professor Annual Conference
‘This event presents the newest thinking on improving teaching and learning. Meet and network with like-minded colleagues, and learn from innovators whose presentations showcase the proven methods and approaches that they’ve used with their students’.
Venue : Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
2-3 ECBA 2018
‘Covering vital issues in Engineering and Technology, Computer, Basic and Applied Sciences Research and Practice 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 globe’.
Venue : Rydges Camperdown, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW.
2-4 2018 Skills Pathway Expo
‘Forecast to attract over 20 000 visitors, industry leaders, experts and top education providers, the Skills Show provides visitors with the opportunity to discover future career pathways through interactive events, demonstrations and competitions’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
2-8 InfoComm 2018
The Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Event. ‘InfoComm is the largest, most exciting event in North America focused on the pro-AV industry’. Includes a specific section on education.
Venue : .
3-6 The Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining [PAKDD 2018]
‘Providing an international forum for researchers and industry practitioners to share their new ideas, original research results and practical development experiences from all KDD related areas, including data mining, data warehousing, machine learning, artificial intelligence, databases, statistics, knowledge engineering’ and more.
Venue : Grand Hyatt in Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
3-7 LiHE Aegina Greece 2018
‘Improving University Teaching and Learning through E-Learning’.
Venue : .
4 Assessment Practices Workshop [Sydney]
‘During this interactive workshop, expert Susan Brookhart will share accessible strategies and concrete examples for how to accurately assess individual assignments and give marks that clearly communicate achievement’.
Venue : Mercure Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
4 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.
4-5 Interpreting and Translating the Reggio Emilia Approach [Gold Coast]
‘The focus of the workshop will be to co-construct and further shape our understandings on an educational approach based upon a pedagogy of listening and observation, where learning is experienced as ever engaging, beautiful and enchanting in which the children play a central and active role in their continued meaning-making adventure’.
Venue : TBC, Gold Coast, Queensland.
4-5 Program Logic for Planning and Evaluation Seminar 2018 [Melbourne]
‘The Program Logic for Planning and Evaluation Seminar 2018 is dedicated to applying program logic as an outcome focused tool for planning, monitoring and evaluation’.
Venue : Cliftons Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-5 Regional Leadership Conference 2018 [North Eastern Victoria]
‘Conference will provide principals, assistant principals and school leaders with the opportunity to learn and engage with their peers, and local and global leaders in education. School leaders will develop a deeper understanding of how to lead this improvement work in their schools’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-7 Agents of Change MGA National Conference 2018
‘The MGA2018 conference will include a full program of speakers, workshops, masterclasses, social activities and extended tours, with multiple opportunities for interaction between delegates and sponsors and for showcasing products and services’.
Venue : Meat Market, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-7 International Network of Research Management Societies International Conference
‘The Congress will feature a variety of plenary sessions, seminars and workshops covering key research management topics, specifically exploring our theme, Promoting Global Research Management, Supporting Global Research Challenges’.
Venue : Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland.
4-7 Open Repositories 2018
‘The annual Open Repositories Conference brings together users and developers of open digital repository platforms from higher education, government, galleries, libraries, archives, and museums. The Conference provides an interactive forum for delegates from around the world to come together and explore the global challenges and opportunities facing libraries and the broader scholarly information landscape’.
Venue : Bozeman, Montana, USA.
4-9 UISPP XVIIIth Colloquium
‘The general theme for the congress is : Adaptation and Durability of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Companies in view of Climate Change’.
Venue : University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France.
5 New ! Coaching and Mentoring [Sunshine Coast]
‘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 : Lake Kawana Hotel, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
5-7 THE Young Universities Summit 2018
The theme of the conference is ‘Young universities coming of age : the future is here’.
Venue : University of South Florida, Florida, USA.
5-8 2018 International Consortium for Educational Development [ICED]
‘The Conference Theme is Institutional Change : Voices, Identities, Power, and Outcomes. More details from the site’.
Venue : Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
6 Assessment Practices Workshop [Adelaide]
‘During this interactive workshop, expert Susan Brookhart will share accessible strategies and concrete examples for how to accurately assess individual assignments and give marks that clearly communicate achievement’.
Venue : TBD, Adelaide, South Australia.
6 Copyright in Higher Education
‘This is an introductory course focused on the topic of copyright, specifically as it applies to online academic course designs. This course will not make you an expert in copyright law, but it will give you enough background training from which to make informed decisions’. US Based.
Venue : Online Webinar[s].
6 EduTECH Masterclasses
‘EduTECH offers a choice of optional and practical Masterclasses, led by world renowned keynote speakers. Masterclasses are more interactive, practical and intimate which offers a more in-depth learning experience’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
6 New ! Effective Pedagogy – High Impact Strategies [Sunshine Coast]
‘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 : Lake Kawana Hotel, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
6 Learning Leaders in Higher Education Conference
‘This conference invites participants to consider all of the ways staff and students can act as learning leaders, what leadership of learning and teaching is and what is unique about it. It will be of interest to academics and professionals working in the higher education sector’.
Venue : Pullman Melbourne on the Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
6-7 International Conference on Human Computing, Education and Information Management System 2018
‘Providing a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in these fields’.
Venue : Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
6-7 Program Logic for Planning and Evaluation Seminar 2018 [Sydney]
‘The Program Logic for Planning and Evaluation Seminar 2018 is dedicated to applying program logic as an outcome focused tool for planning, monitoring and evaluation’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
6-7 Regional Leadership Conference 2018 [South Western Victoria]
‘Conference will provide principals, assistant principals and school leaders with the opportunity to learn and engage with their peers, and local and global leaders in education. School leaders will develop a deeper understanding of how to lead this improvement work in their schools’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
6-8 2018 EFMD Annual Conference
The theme of the conference is ‘Education 4.0 : New Jobs, New Skills, New Education’.
Venue : Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark.
6-8 3rd International Congress on Vocational and Professional Education and Training
‘The Congress offers the opportunity to share and learn from the experiences made in different education systems all over the world and to find out about the core elements leading to successful learning and implementation’.
Venue : Winterthur, Switzerland.
6-8 ASBAQ 2018 [Future Glimpses]
‘We will endeavor to look through the mirror of time twenty years into the future to glimpse either our future selves or our successors [if we are the lucky few who will be retired by then] and see what the future holds for our schools’.
Venue : Sea World Resort, Gold Coast, Queensland.
6-8 EduBuild 2018
‘EduBUILD is Australia’s largest education buildings and infrastructure conference and trade show for education leaders and decision-makers involved in design, construction, renovation, maintenance, operation and management of buildings for schools, colleges and universities’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
6-8 EduTECH Australia 2018
‘EduTECH is the largest education event in Australasia and the Southern Hemisphere. Featuring over 10 000 attendees, 220+ speakers and 200+ suppliers, EduTECH is for the entire education learning life-cycle including schools, universities, vocational education and training organisations and adult learning organisations’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
6-8 Higher Ed. Leaders Congress [EduTECH]
‘Bringing together leading figures to discuss the significant changes underway in higher education globally, the key role of technology to remain competitive, how to enhance student learning and engagement and ways to grow partnerships and collaboration’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
6-8 New ! Higher Education Quality Network : Assessment, Integrity, Review Conference
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Venue : Pullman Melbourne on the Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
6-8 Learning@Work Congress [EduTECH]
‘Bringing thought leaders and L&D professionals from Corporate, Government and Education sectors to discuss the hottest topics in workplace learning. Training and development professionals are under increasing pressure to deliver innovative solutions on time and under budget’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
7 CAA New Careers Advisers Day
‘Please note that this day is for Careers Advisers in NSW high schools only [or those who have recently finished a tertiary qualification in Careers education seeking a role in a NSW high school] and preference will be given to Careers Advisers who are new to the Careers Advising role in the last 3 years’.
Venue : UTS Aerial Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.
7 Higher Education Quality Network [HEQN] Conference
‘The conference will build on its Assessment and Review Summit held in 2017’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Pullman Melbourne on the Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
7 New ! Leadership Program
‘Designed for teachers and leaders who are looking to improve and develop their leadership qualities. Whether you have just landed your first leadership position, are considering a future in a leadership role, or have been in leadership for some time and need that spark, this workshop will support your growth and development as a leader. We will cover essential attributes and skills of effective leadership’.
Venue : Lake Kawana Hotel, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
7 The Big Day In™ [BRISBANE]
‘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 : GHD Auditorium, Advanced Engineering Building Level 3, The University of Queensland.
7-8 AITD National Conference 2018
‘Australia’s largest corporate training, learning & development event ... just got bigger ! Two leading events merged into one’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
7-8 Differentiation for All Learners
Suited for ‘Primary/Secondary Teachers, School Leaders, Heads of School, YLCs, Student Support Staff, Other Professionals working with Adolescents’.
Venue : Clifton’s, Melbourne, Victoria.
7-8 K-12 Ed Leaders Congress [EduTECH]
‘A strategic look at the future of education, global trends and developments, the Australian curriculum, and how to lead a 21st century school. Plus, lots of practical advice about how technology can be used to improve teaching and learning’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
7-8 Higher Education Quality Network Conference
Assessment, Integrity, Review. ‘This conference will be of interest to academics and professionals working in the higher education sector’.
Venue : Pullman Melbourne on the Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
7-8 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 : SMC Centre, Sydney, NSW.
8 Assessment Practices Workshop [Perth]
‘During this interactive workshop, expert Susan Brookhart will share accessible strategies and concrete examples for how to accurately assess individual assignments and give marks that clearly communicate achievement’.
Venue : TBD, Perth, Western Australia.
8 Labtech Conference [Science Victoria]
‘The theme is : Supporting Science in the Classroom’.
Venue : Quantum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria.
8 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People & Kids in Cyberspace [Melbourne] - Generation Next
‘Responding to the challenges posed by a rapidly changing online environment, in 2018 Generation Next is hosting a unique parallel event dedicated to promoting the healthy use of technology and young people’s wellbeing in cyberspace’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
8-9 The Learning Environment as the Third Teacher [Gold Coast]
‘The focus of the workshop will offer the participants an opportunity to reflect upon their present environment as a space and place of learning and broaden understandings on the meaning of environment as an evolving space specific to each learner’s context’.
Venue : TBC, Gold Coast, Queensland.
8-10 2018 AASE National Conference
‘The Conference aims to provide participants the opportunity to listen, share and learn from a range of exceptional keynote speakers, invited guests and concurrent presenters. We anticipate this year’s conference will challenge participants to think about and reflect on how we create connections with students, families, and staff’.
Venue : Cairns, Queensland.
8-10 The Asian Conference on the Social Sciences [ACSS]
‘The Asian Conference on the Social Sciences 2018 is a multidisciplinary conference. Keynote, Featured and Spotlight Speakers will provide a variety of perspectives from different academic and professional backgrounds’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
8-11 New ! Asian Mensa Gathering 2018 –
‘A global meeting of the minds in an island paradise !’
Venue : Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort, Cebu, Philippines.
9-11 9th China International Kid’s Education Expo 2018
‘Kid’s Expo is a professional B2B preschool educational products exhibition. It offers a great platform to gather suppliers as well as preschool education pioneers, educators, caregivers, parents, distributors,’ etc..
Venue : Poly World Trade Expo Centre, Guangzhou, China.
9-13 DIS 2018
‘The premier international arena where designers and computer scientists meet to debate and shape the future of interactive systems design and practice’.
Venue : The School of Design, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China.
11-15 2018 International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems
‘The theme of ITS 2018 Conference traces the evolution of the academic and research achievements of the series of conferences from its birth up to now and explores its 30 years scientific impact in the field’.
Venue : Montreal, Canada.
12 New ! Restorative Classrooms, Strong Classrooms Conference [Darwin]
‘This workshop is designed to provide Teachers and School Leaders with a powerful understanding of Restorative Practices. Targeted towards Teachers and School Leaders across Primary, Secondary & Special environments’.
Venue : Gray Primary School, Gray, Northern Territory.
12-13 4th Singapore International Conference on Social Science and Humanities [ICSSH] 2018
Global Association for Humanities and Social Science Research. ‘Recent research trends in social sciences for development of’ multiple areas. Other issues of interest related to social science and humanities.
Venue : Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Executive Centre, Singapore.
12-13 Playful Literacy : Supporting Early Literacy Development for 3-8 Year Olds [Gold Coast]
‘We will explore literacy in its natural habitat : a child’s playful exploration of the world. Teachers will think about the role of play, materials and the physical learning environment in children’s literacy development, reading and writing in a world that is increasingly digital, but our learning is still deeply rooted in hands-on explorations’.
Venue : TBC, Gold Coast, Queensland.
12-13 Program Logic for Planning and Evaluation Seminar 2018 [Canberra]
‘The Program Logic for Planning and Evaluation Seminar 2018 is dedicated to applying program logic as an outcome focused tool for planning, monitoring and evaluation’.
Venue : TBC, Canberra, ACT.
12-13 Regional Leadership Conference 2018 [North Western Victoria]
‘Conference will provide principals, assistant principals and school leaders with the opportunity to learn and engage with their peers, and local and global leaders in education. School leaders will develop a deeper understanding of how to lead this improvement work in their schools’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-14 Adult and Community Education Conference 2018
‘This year’s conference will explore how community education can help us become the best global citizens we can be’.
Venue : Te Wharewaka o Aotearoa, Wellington, New Zealand.
12-14 2018 Annual New South Wales Secondary Principals’ Council Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Twin Towns Services Club, Tweed Heads, NSW.
13 New ! Leading School Culture Conference [Darwin]
‘In this one-day experience directly targeted at current and aspiring Principals, Assistant Principals, Senior Teachers and aspiring School Leaders, we will bring some much needed focus to the work that will ultimately determine your effectiveness’.
Venue : Gray Primary School, Gray, Northern Territory.
13-14 7th International Conference on Teaching, Education and Learning [ICTEL] 2018
Association of Teaching Education and Learning. ‘New ideas, innovations, theoretical, methodological and empirical knowledge, and problem solving techniques in multiple disciplines, themes and areas of education’.
Venue : Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Executive Centre, Singapore.
13-15 QASELCON18
The theme of the conference is ‘Building Leaders, Capacity, Partnerships and Expectations. The program will be aligned with our three key focus areas - Leading, Linking and Learning’.
Venue : Hilton Hotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
13-15 Student Service Centres Conference 2018
‘What can be done to support our students anywhere and at any time, especially given students are generally studying after work hours and on weekends ? Share your ideas, learnings and experiences on how we can better provide support services that are available “Anywhere, Anytime”’.
Venue : Multiple universities, Adelaide, South Australia.
14 Early Careers Conference 2018
Voices of the next generation. ‘Join peers and colleagues at a one-day conference for your opportunity to put forward your ideas and your innovations, whether in implementation or research, to shape the future of education in development’.
Venue : Cambridge Education Offices, London, England.
14 Skills Conference 2018
The Apprentice Employment Network NSW & ACT. ‘The 2018 Skills Conference : VET for the Future will focus the where is VET heading over the next few years. Conference is designed to maximise skills policy exchange and debate via keynote interviews, moderated panel discussions, industry-focused lightning rounds as well as formal speeches by prominent and relevant industry spokespeople’.
Venue : Dockside Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
14-15 Leadership for Principals & Aspiring School Leaders Workshop [Sydney]
‘Designed specifically for the challenges and demands faced by Principals, aspiring Principals, Department Heads and executive management within Secondary Education institutions’.
Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
14-15 Playful Learning : Promoting​ ​ Children’s​ ​Creative​ ​Learning​ ​through​ ​Play [Gold Coast]
‘Focuses on how creative experiences drive learning, with a special focus on problem solving and social interactions. Participants will learn about materials and the learning environment as factors in children’s playful, exploratory learning’.
Venue : TBC, Gold Coast, Queensland.
14-15 Regional Leadership Conference 2018 [South Eastern Victoria]
‘Conference will provide principals, assistant principals and school leaders with the opportunity to learn and engage with their peers, and local and global leaders in education. School leaders will develop a deeper understanding of how to lead this improvement work in their schools’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
14-15 The AIS Conference 2018
‘Conference will explore how schools can more effectively prepare their students to participate meaningfully in tomorrow’s dynamic, fast-changing, globalised world. Participants will explore the crucial role of capabilities in learning from K-12, together with evidenced-based practices and ways in which they can be cultivated’.
Venue : Cliftons Conference Centre, Sydney, NSW.
15 Finance for Non-finance Managers in Higher Education
‘Understand how to analyse, evaluate and use key financial management statements and tools to manage your university role’.
Venue : Sydeny, NSW.
17-20 International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation
‘This year, we would like to invite our growing community of researchers, innovators, industrialists, engineers and practitioners to share their insights, practices, projects and case studies that address the conference theme : Era of connectedness: The future of Technology, Engineering & Innovation in a digital society ’.
Venue : Hospitalhof Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany.
18 Global Forum on Girls’ Education 2018
‘Bringing together leading educators, researchers, advocates, authors, practitioners, and related-industry leaders from many countries to exchange best practices and innovative approaches for academic excellence and the healthy development of girl’.
Venue : Marriott Hotel Washington DC, Washington DC, USA.
18-20 National Seminar Series 2018 - Australian Copyright Council [Brisbane]
‘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, Brisbane, Queensland.
18-20 The Fifth International Symposium on Chinese Language and Discourse [5th ISCLD]
‘A biennial international symposium that advances the exchange of scholarship and emphasizes an empirical orientation in functional discourse studies of the Chinese language. The theme of the 2018 symposium is Chinese Language in Action : Discourse, Literature, Culture and Education’.
Venue : University of Sydney, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
18-22 Women in Education Leadership Summit
The ‘Women in Education Leadership Summit is the premier learning and networking opportunity for established and emerging leaders. Comprised of anecdotal case studies, experiential workshops, inspiring expert commentaries and interactive panel discussions, this unmissable event will offer the support, advice and insight you need to advance your career’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
19 Education Law Roadshow [Melbourne]
‘The Education Law Roadshow distils the most crucial and relevant legal issues for schools into an engaging and interactive one-day conference. Hear the legal profession’s most esteemed lawyers and firms discuss your main areas of legal risk exposure based on their years of experience representing schools and students’.
Venue : Cliftons Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
19 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 : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
19-20 The Fifth International Symposium on Chinese Language and Discourse [ISCLD]
‘A biennial international symposium that advances the exchange of scholarship and emphasizes an empirical orientation in functional discourse studies of the Chinese language. The theme of the 2018 symposium is Chinese Language in Action : Discourse, Literature, Culture and Education’.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
19-21 International Science Education Conference 2018 Singapore
‘The theme “Re-searching science education: Same issues from different lenses” aims to provide a platform for intellectual dialogue on issues in science education using alternative lenses. Many problems in science education are not new, but can be addressed with new lenses to identify different or unique strategies and solutions’.
Venue : National Institute of Education, Singapore.
20 Legalwise - Reputational Risk and Student and Staff Misconduct
‘The legal risks facing schools today are real and numerous, and so too are the consequences. Master how to protect all of them from the many legal risks that can, and will, arise at any time’.
Venue : Intercontinental Melbourne, The Rialto, Melbourne, Victoria.
20 School Law Conference : Your School at Risk [Melbourne]
‘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 : Intercontinental Melbourne, The Rialto, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-21 International Conference on Education and Social Science [ICESS] 2018
‘Providing an excellent international platform for the academicians, researchers, engineers, industrial participants and budding students around the world to share their research findings with the global experts’.
Venue : Village Hotel Changi, Singapore.
20-22 2018 University-Industry Interaction Conference
‘Right in the heart of London we will bring you with insights into managing your strategic partnerships, and the “how-to” when it comes to developing more engaged and entrepreneurial universities and driving innovation in your region’.
Venue : The Mermaid London, Puddle Dock, London, United Kingdom.
20-22 2018 Women’s Leadership Program
Leadership Victoria. ‘Designed for C-suite, executive leaders, and developed by women leaders for women leaders, this program takes you out of your comfort zone and into a journey of self-discovery and development, exploring leadership across complex boundaries, with and without authority’.
Venue : Chateau Yering, Melba Highway, Yering, Victoria.
20-22 4th International Conference on Higher Education Advances [HEAd’18]
‘This conference is an excellent forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas, experiences, opinions and research results relating to the preparation of students, teaching/learning methodologies and the organisation of educational systems’.
Venue : Valencia, Spain.
20-22 Creating Rubrics
‘Rubrics are an effective tool to evaluate learning and promote effective feedback practices. In this workshop, you will learn how to create and use rubrics to efficiently and consistently evaluate student work. You will discuss the qualities that make a rubric successful, while exploring best practices for grading and assessing students in the online environment’.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.
20-22 KES International Conference on Smart Education and E-Learning
‘a major international forum for the presentation of innovative ideas, approaches, technologies, systems, findings and outcomes of research and design and development projects in the emerging areas of smart education, strategies and approaches for smart teaching, learning, and e-learning, applications of smart technology and smart systems in education and e-learning, smart classrooms and smart universities, and knowledge-based smart society’.
Venue : Mantra on View Hotel, Gold Coast, Queensland.
20-22 National Volunteering Conference 2018
‘NVC18 will provide a forum for not for profit leaders, managers of volunteers, researchers and policy contributors to advance and strengthen the volunteering sector through knowledge sharing and discussion’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
21 Education Law Roadshow [Sydney]
‘The Education Law Roadshow distils the most crucial and relevant legal issues for schools into an engaging and interactive one-day conference. Hear the legal profession’s most esteemed lawyers and firms discuss your main areas of legal risk exposure based on their years of experience representing schools and students’.
Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
21 Instructional Leadership for School Improvement
‘This course works with current and aspiring school leaders to develop a narrative about their school and how they go about delivering on that promise’.
Venue : UNSW, John Goodsell Building, Kensington, Sydney, NSW.
21-22 Disability Leadership Summit 2018
A ‘focus on the importance for educational leaders to adopt a whole school approach to ensure quality education is delivered to all students. Developing collaborative practice, robust partnerships with parents, services and the community, and understanding all students’ needs to ensure equitable participation in the education curriculum are some of the topics that will be presented at the Summit’.
Venue : Sydney Masonic Centre, Sydney, NSW.
21-22 Higher Education Women’s Leadership Workshop
‘This workshop focuses on bringing awareness to existing and aspiring female leaders about the way they exercise leadership and its impact upon others. Participants will be encouraged to think about their organisation holistically and to understand the opportunities and avenues in which they can be effective change agents’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
21-22 Singapore Conference on Applied Psychology [SCAP 2018]
‘We invite researchers and practitioners from all fields of psychology research and practice to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Applied Psychology’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Outram Road, Singapore.
21-22 Tertiary Education Women’s Leadership Workshop
‘This workshop focuses on bringing awareness to existing and aspiring female leaders about the way they exercise leadership and its impact upon others. Participants will be encouraged to think about their organisation holistically and to understand the opportunities and avenues in which they can be effective change agents’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
21-22 Women and Leadership Symposium Sydney
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : Shangri-La Hotel, Cumberland St, Sydney, NSW.
21-23 25th International Conference on Learning 2018
‘2018 Special Focus : Education in a Time of Austerity and Social Turbulence’.
Venue : University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
21-23 Cancer Nurses Society of Australia Congress
Science, symptoms and service delivery. All other detailsare available from the site
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
21-26 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition
‘As the world’s biggest library event, the conference brings together librarians and library staff, educators, authors, publishers, friends of libraries, trustees, special guests, and exhibitors to engage and participate in the ongoing transformation of libraries’.
Venue : Ernest N. Morial Convention Centre, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
22 Education Law Roadshow [Brisbane]
‘The Education Law Roadshow distils the most crucial and relevant legal issues for schools into an engaging and interactive one-day conference. Hear the legal profession’s most esteemed lawyers and firms discuss your main areas of legal risk exposure based on their years of experience representing schools and students’.
Venue : Cliftons Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
22 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Canberra] - 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 : Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music Building 100, Canberra, ACT.
22 VALA Annual Conference 2018
Fostering connections – celebrating diversity. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Jasper Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
22-23 2nd Australia and New Zealand Conference on Advanced Research [ANZCAR 2018]
‘The main theme of this conference is “Share the Possibilities”. 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 : Rydges on Swanston, Melbourne, Victoria.
23-27 2018 International Conference on the Learning Sciences [ICLS]
Rethinking learning in the digital age : Making the Learning Sciences count. ‘Hosts keynotes, symposia, workshops, panels, submitted paper sessions, poster sessions, and demos covering timely and important issues and reporting research findings across the entire field of the learning sciences. Each conference has had invited keynotes and sessions centred on timely themes’.
Venue : Institute of Education, University College London, London, UK.
23-27 WACE Third International Research Symposium 2018
All details available from the site.
Venue : Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University, Stuttgart, Germany.
23-28 ISB 12 – International Symposium of Bilingualism
‘The conference theme is “Bilingualism and The Next Generation”, which highlights the importance of the next generation in language maintenance and survival on the one hand, and the importance of the next generation of scholars in moving the field forward on the other’.
Venue : University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
23-28 2018 InSITE Conference
Informaing Science and IT innovation. ‘The conference itself combines tracks of presentations of research papers, plenary sessions that provide for keynote speakers and mini-workshops on topics related to your professional development’.
Venue : University of La Verne, La Verne, California, USA.
24-26 ANU Crawford Leadership Forum
‘Global Realities, Domestic Choices : Seizing opportunities in a time of rapid change’.
Venue : Th Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
24-26 APRU Annual Presidents Meeting 2018
‘Leaders of APRU member universities meet to interact on issues relating to higher education and to the future of the consortium’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : National Taiwan University, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan.
24-26 2018 Heads of Independent Co-educational Schools Conference
‘The skills and abilities leaders once needed to help their organizations thrive are no longer sufficient. The skills and abilities of our graduates, to survive and thrive in the world, need to be different. Today, more strategic, complex critical-thinking skills are required of leaders’. Fler available from the site.
Venue : Hyatt Regency Hotel, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
24-27 ISTE 2018
‘Recognized globally as the most comprehensive educational technology conference in the world. For more than three decades, educators and education leaders have gathered at the conference to engage in hands-on learning, exchange ideas and network with like-minded thinkers seeking to transform learning and teaching’.
Venue : McCormick Place West Building, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
24-29 The Aurora Institute for Emerging Leaders
‘The Institute for Emerging Leaders is an annual five day program for those who have been identified as potential leaders by their own organisation and have had two years experience in a supervisory or management role’.
Venue : Q Station, Manly, NSW.
24-30 Digital Humanities Conference 2018
‘The conference is a space for diversity and dialogue in digital research and teaching across all arts, social sciences and humanities’.
Venue : Maria Isabel Sheraton Hotel, Mexico City, Mexico.
25 New ! Restorative Classrooms, Strong Classrooms Conference [Melbourne]
‘This workshop is designed to provide Teachers and School Leaders with a powerful understanding of Restorative Practices. Targeted towards Teachers and School Leaders across Primary, Secondary & Special environments’.
Venue : Batman’s Hill on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-26 L3 2018 - 7th Language, Literature and Linguistics Conference
‘The conference on L3 will examine the various issues and factors that intervene at the interface of language and literature, technology and the Digital Humanities, not least, the diverse cultural context(s) in which all of these are situated’.
Venue : Hotel Fort Canning, Singapore.
25-27 New ! 2018 CISA Conference
‘The conference is an opportunity to engage with international students in a forum that is developing a vision for the future of international students in Australia and the international education sector. CISArepresents the 700 000 international students studying in Australia ’.
Venue : Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, Cairns, Queensland.
25-27 2018 Higher Education Finance Conference
‘This conference is for leaders, managers and finance officers to network, update and prepare for the future of finance in higher education’. Limited places available.
Venue : Sheraton on the Park Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
25-27 New ! 3rd Inter-Institutional Benchmarking Summit
‘Higher Education institutions benchmarking their capacity in technology enhanced learning’.
Venue : Griffith University, Southbank Campus, Brisbane, Queensland.
25-28 Canada International Conference on Education [CICE]
‘An international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The CICE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education’.
Venue : University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
25-29 EdMedia + Innovate Learning [AACE]
‘This annual conference offers a forum for the discussion and exchange of research, development, and applications on all topics related to Innovation and Education’.
Venue : Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
26 Central Coast Careers Pathway Expo
‘The expo gives students the opportunity to gather information from over 200 exhibitors about the careers, courses and jobs they are interested in. Exhibitors are grouped into 17 industry areas’.
Venue : Chan Shun Auditorium, Avondale College of Higher Education, Coorabong, NSW.
26 Education Law Roadshow [Perth]
‘The Education Law Roadshow distils the most crucial and relevant legal issues for schools into an engaging and interactive one-day conference. Hear the legal profession’s most esteemed lawyers and firms discuss your main areas of legal risk exposure based on their years of experience representing schools and students’.
Venue : Cliftons Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
26 New ! Leading School Culture Conference [Melbourne]
‘In this one-day experience directly targeted at current and aspiring Principals, Assistant Principals, Senior Teachers and aspiring School Leaders, we will bring some much needed focus to the work that will ultimately determine your effectiveness’.
Venue : Batman’s Hill on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
26 Western Victorian Careers Expo
‘The Expo is country Victoria’s largest careers expo. This premier regional event provides a one-stop-shop of vocational information to Western Victorian students, school leavers, job seekers, career changers, those returning to work and people considering further study or training’.
Venue : Wimmera Events Centre, Longerenong [near Horsham], Victoria.
26-27 Design Thinking 2018
‘Design Thinking 2018 will pick up where we left off in 2017 - determining ROI, building capability in teams, scaling design thinking and addressing uncertainty’.
Venue : Swissotel, Sydney, NSW.
26-27 New ! The International Conference on Future of Education 2018
‘Future of Education 2018 will be an interdisciplinary International Conference that invites academia, scholars, researchers, Industry experts and policy makers with broad and diverse research interests from around the world to share knowledge, ideas, and experiences and establish academic relationships’.
Venue : Hotel Taj Samudra Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
26-28 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [CQU Rockhampton]
‘Each program is designed to provide Year 9 and 10 students 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 : CQU, Rockhampton, Queensland.
26-29 20th International Conference on Cultural Economics
‘Aims to provide a forum for discussion on a range of issues impacting the arts and culture and for the first time the conference will also address issues related to sport. The conference brings together a range of academics from a number of disciplines that share an interest in empirically motivated research on topics related to the arts and culture’.
Venue : RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria.
26-29 2018 National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference
The theme of the conference is ‘Agriculture for me on land and sea’. Program, agenda, other information available from the site.
Venue : Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland, Maine, USA.
26-29 ADSA 2018: Actors and Acting in the Twenty-First Century
‘This conference reflects on the multiple challenges experienced by actors past, present and future in context of current innovations, collaboration and forms of training across a wide variety of performances, professional workplaces and environmental conditions’.
Venue : Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
26-29 ASERA 2018 Conference
‘Education is complex, in that there is vast diversity amongst learners holding myriad values and aspirations, providing significant challenges for educators. As science educators, it is nonetheless necessary to make choices about what we attend to and where our energy is best applied in order to achieve our shared goals. These decisions require us to find simplicity within complexity and/or find ways to make the complex simple or accessible to learners and society’.
Venue : The Marriott, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
26-29 Developing Leaders Conference
‘The Developing Leaders Conference is for aspiring and developing leaders who believe that they are called to take up leadership in Christian Education’.
Venue : Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
26-29 The Educating for Deeper Learning Conference
‘Conference is for teaching and learning leaders across Australian Christian schools with a passion for authentic, faithful, and rigorous curriculum planning and classroom practice’.
Venue : Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
26-30 International Congress of Applied Psychology 2018
‘The CPA’s annual convention unites almost 2 000 psychologists and psychology students in workshops, presentations and posters that span over 33 subject areas of psychology’.
Venue : Montréal, Québec, Canada.
27 New ! K-6 Physical Activity and Health Conference [NSW
ACHPER. ‘Showcasing a range of sessions including keynote presentations and workshops that are of importance to Health Education, Physical Education, Dance, and Sport educators as well as classroom teachers’.
Venue : Liverpool Catholic Club, Liverpool, NSW.
27-29 Annual ASPERA 2018 Conference
‘The conference theme is Screen Interventions. We’re interested in the ways that screen production can be used to “intervene” in wider cultural, social and political ideas and debates; how interventions might be made with, by and/or for the screen; and what interventions have taken place in screen production education and research’.
Venue : VCA, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
27-29 ICDLT 2018
‘Deep learning is the fastest-growing field in artificial intelligence, helping computers make sense of infinite amounts of data in the form of images, sound, and text. This is leading to a profoundly different way of thinking about your data, your technology, and the products and services you deliver’.
Venue : Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Chongqing, China.
27-29 Improving University Teaching
Annual Global Education Conference for University Teaching. ‘Our 2018 conference offers an opportunity to explore the varieties of instruction best suited to these new learning spaces, while at the same time addressing problems they may entail. The conference program over three days will include plenary sessions, interactive workshops, symposia, posters, and roundtables, as well as refereed papers’.
Venue : Charles Sturt University, Port Macquarie, NSW.
27-29 The 16th Asia TEFL International Conference
‘Our aim for this conference is to bring together the ELT community in Asia so that we can work together to forge a common response to the challenges we face, a response that draws on both research and praxis’.
Venue : University of Macau, Macau SAR, China.
27-30 Sociolinguistics Symposium 22 [SS22] 2018
‘The SS22 theme will focus on the interconnections [and fissures] across disciplinary, epistemological and geographical spaces in sociolinguistics at the present time and in relation to [re]situating current key developments [such as the multilingual turn and superdiversity]’.
Venue : The University of Auckland Business School, Auckland, New Zealand.
28 Assessment in Higher Education Conference 2018
‘An opportunity for university leaders, academic developers, researchers and student representatives to debate the challenges, dilemmas and possibilities for transforming feedback processes at a fundamental level. Contributions are particularly encouraged’.
Venue : Manchester, UK.
28-29 New ! Delivering on Diversity : International Education and Training Summit
‘An annual event that will bring together the industry and partners to help plan for future activities; reflect on previous activities and projects; and to work together to solve emerging issues’.
Venue : Pullman Cairns, Cairns, Queensland.
28-29 SimGHOSTS 2018 Australia
‘The affordable hands-on training event for those individuals and institutions using healthcare simulation technology ’. Pre-Symposium day to be held on 27 June.
Venue : University of the Sunshine Coast Sippy Downs, Queensland.
28-29 The Future of Education
‘The Conference brings together teachers, researchers, practitioners and project managers from all over the world to share findings, expertise and experience about innovative teaching and learning methodologies’.
Venue : Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence, Italy.
28-29 University Masterplans Summit
‘Providing a timely platform for multi-sector collaborations across construction, ICT, sustainable and smart campus design and architecture, the Summit will explore the implications of financial instability and uncertainty within the sector and hear expert perspectives on how best to move forward’.
Venue : Swissotel Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
28-30 2018 International Society for Language Studies Conference
‘The conference will bring together Canadian and global scholars in language studies, national and international administrators and language program directors, graduate students, educators, and practitioners. The theme of the conference will be “Intersections of Language Studies and Social/Political Movements, Activism, and Participation”’.
Venue : Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
28/6-1/7 Western Sydney Careers Expo 2018
‘Western Sydney Careers Expo celebrates its 8th year in 2018’.
Venue : The Dome, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.
29/6-1/7 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence
Pathways to Equity. ‘Each and every student needs and deserves a safe, challenging, and supportive learning environment—especially students who have special needs, cultural or language differences, or live in poverty. The ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence : Pathways to Equity is a “learn and do” conference that will help educators’.
Venue : Dalla, Texas, USA.
29/6-1/7 2018 Early Education and Care Conference
‘The conference provides a unique opportunity for educators to hear the latest from the early education sector’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
30 Early Childhood Teachers Association Queensland Annual Conference
40 Workshops listed for the day. Keynote Address - Children, technology and play in the 21st Century : What do we do now ? and much more.
Venue : Sheldon Event Centre, Sheldon College, Brisbane, Queensland.

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1-4 New ! ANZAHPE 2018
‘The Conference’s mixture of invited speakers, in-depth educational offerings, and important delegate opportunities for contribution and discussion, make it a “must attend” event for all in the health professional educators’ community’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
1-4 2018 ANZATS Conference
‘The conference theme is : Sacrifice. A diversity of other topics are also covered, including Theological education, Learning and teaching, Practical theology and missions, worship and liturgy, Lukan scholarship and Karl Barth’.
Venue : Emmanuel College, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland.
1-4 ANZAHPE 2018
‘The Conference’s mixture of invited speakers, in-depth educational offerings, and important delegate opportunities for contribution and discussion, make it a “must attend” event for all in the health professional educators’ community’.
Venue : Grand Chanellor Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania.
1-4 International Conference on Information Technology and Applications [ICITA 2018]
‘A forum which will focus on specific disciplinary research as well as on multi-disciplinary studies. The uniqueness of ICITA is that it enables scientists in the world to communicate not only about technical issues, but also any of the other areas which use technology’.
Venue : Hilton Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
1-5 MERGA 41 Conference 2018
Programme, speakers, accommodation and other details available from the site.
Venue : Massey University Albany, Auckland, New Zealand.
2 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.
2 New ! VET in Schools Forum 2018
‘This Forum is cross-sectoral including VET educators from both Government, Catholic and Independent schools. The 2018 forum will focus on the topic Inspired & Skilled’.
Venue : Trinity Grammar School, Summer Hill, NSW.
2-3 42nd Annual IARLD Conference
1 July 2018 Preconference Activities. Multiple symposia plus a range of other activities.
Venue : University College Arteveldehogeschool, Ghent, Belgium.
2-4 EDULEARN18
‘EDULEARN is one of the largest international education conferences for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector. More than 800 experts from 80 countries will get together to present their projects and share their knowledge on teaching and learning methodologies and educational innovations’.
Venue : Palma Convention Centre, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
2-4 ICTES 2018
The conference ‘aims to bring together scientists, researchers and students to exchange novel ideas and results in all aspects of Teaching and Education Sciences’.
Venue : Mercure Okinawa Naha Hotel, Okinawa, Japan.
2-4 National Arts Conference [Steiner Education Australia]
‘This conference is appropriate for all educators in Rudolf Steiner Schools and anyone who is interested in deepening their understanding of the Mission of the Arts for Human Development in our time’.
Venue : Samford Valley Steiner School, Wights Mountain, Queensland.
2-4 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Federation University, Ballarat]
‘Spend three fascinating days exploring your passion for STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths] under the expert guidance of FedUni scientists and students. The Ballarat Conoco-Phillips Science Experience is targeted at Year 10 students’.
Venue : Federation University, Ballarat, Victoria.
2-5 HERDSA 2018
The theme of the conference is ‘[Re]Valuing Higher Education’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.
2-5 International Conference on Computational Science and Applications [ICCSA 2018]
‘Offers a real opportunity to discuss new issues, tackle complex problems and find advanced enabling solutions able to shape new trends in Computational Science’.
Venue : Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria.
2-6 AHA Conference 2018 : ’The Scale of History‘
‘Do you write history on a grand or intimate scale ? Or both ? We welcome paper and panel proposals on any geographical area, time period, or field of history, especially those relating to the theme of scale’.
Venue : The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
2-6 Language Testing Research Colloquium [LTRC 2018]
‘We have chosen the broad theme “Language assessment in times of movement, transition and change”. We have explained it further in the Call for Proposals but we want to emphasise that we welcome good-quality research on any topic in the field’.
Venue : University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
3-5 22nd Asian Studies Association of Australia Biennial Conference
‘The biennial Asian Studies Association of Australia conference is the largest gathering of experts working on Asia in the southern hemisphere’.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
3-6 IATIS 6th International Conference, 2018
‘The theme of “Translation and Cultural Mobility” may be understood in a broad sense to cover issues arising from the study and practice of translation in its different forms [from interpreting to film adaptation to cultural translation] and in a wide variety of contexts, including those concerning commerce, colonization, exile, emigration, travel and technology’.
Venue : Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.
3-8 IGPME Annual Conference
‘Participating in PME conferences provides opportunities to further our own individual research endeavours, develop research networks and contribute to the knowledge field. Our individual efforts strengthen the PME community’.
Venue : Umeå, Sweden.
4-5 CILIP 2018 Conference
‘The conference brings together library, knowledge and information professionals from all sectors of our profession from the UK and overseas, to meet, learn and share knowledge’.
Venue : Brighton, England.
4-6 2018 ATEA and TEFANZ Conference
‘The theme of 2018 ATEA and TEFANZ Conference, “Teacher Education In and For Uncertain Times” engages with the role of initial and continuing teacher education in uncertain times. Presentations will report the work of teacher education researchers who are engaging with how teacher education can prepare teachers committed to counter-oppressive curriculum and pedagogy, and reflects the critical role of teacher educators as public academics’.
Venue : La Trobe University City Campus, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-6 Australasian Law Teachers Association Conference
‘The conference provides a supportive environment for academics to present papers on research areas of interest and also the opportunity to develop friendships and connect with academic colleagues within the Australasian region’.
Venue : Curtin Law School, Perth, Western Australia.
4-6 ICOIE2018
‘Technological advancement and breakthroughs are bringing about a paradigm shift in contemporary education. Modes of learning and teaching are becoming more open and innovative in terms of time, space, curriculum contents, organization, pedagogical methods, infrastructure and requirements’.
Venue : Jockey Club Campus, The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.
4-7 2018 Literary Studies Convention : The Literary Interface
Association for the Study of Australian Literature. ‘This convention will bring together scholars working across the broad field of literary studies to discuss the literary as an interface between different forms of knowledge and processes of knowledge formation, looking at questions of how and through what means the literary is communicated, represented, negotiated, and remade’.
Venue : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
4-7 Historiographies of Technology and Architecture
Conference of The Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand. ‘An international peer-reviewed conference that explores themes in architectural history and theory. The theme for the 2018 conference is “Historiographies of technology and Architecture”’.
Venue : Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.
5 Women and Leadership Symposium Canberra
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : Hyatt Hotel, Commonwealth Ave, Yarralumla, ACT.
5-6 New ! EdTechTeam Perth Summit
‘Choose from compelling sessions about all the Apps in the G Suite for Education [Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Drawings, YouTube, Classroom, Maps and more] as well as sessions that go beyond the tools that feature cutting-edge best practices in educational technology and great teaching’.
Venue : Thornlie Christian College, Southern River, Western Australia.
5-6 New ! Global Conference on Journalism and Mass Communication 2018
The theme of the conference is ‘Voice of the media’. It will have the ‘participation of academia, industry professionals, government officials and from professional bodies related to the field of journalism and Mass Communication’.
Venue : Hotel Taj Samudra Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
5-7 ICICTE 2018
‘This conference has proved itself to be one of the best small conferences of its type. It will seek to address the many challenges and new directions presented by technological innovations in educational settings’.
Venue : Chania, Crete Greece.
6 IEAA Student Life Forum 2018
Engagement and Employability. The ‘Student Life Forum will provide a national platform for professional staff working across all facets of the international student lifecycle. It will feature leading experts, practitioners and student representatives from across Australia to explore a range of topics’.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
6-7 Australasian Mental Health and Higher Education Conference
‘The event is open to researchers, educators, students, HDR candidates, mental health professionals, consumers, carers, providers, community groups, and key organisations in higher education and the broader community. The main focus is working with students and staff in higher education to improve their experiences and outcomes’.
Venue : Education Central, JCU Townsville, North Queensland.
6-8 JASA Weekend Conference
‘Join us as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s Persuasion’.
Venue : Pavilion on Northbourne Hotel, Canberra, ACT.
8-10 2018 AASE Conference
Creating Connections : Developing Personal and Social Capabilities. We anticipate this year’s conference will challenge participants to think about and reflect on how we create connections with students, families, and staff’.
Venue : Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland.
8-10 NSW Teachers Federation Annual Conference 2018
‘Annual Conference this year will mark the 100th Annual Conference of the NSW Teachers Federation. The Centenary of our great union is an opportunity to be proud of our history and to celebrate all that we have achieved throughout our history. The Federation continues to be the most democratic and representative voice of the teaching profession in this State’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
8-10 New ! SCEAA Conference 2018
‘The conference theme Making it Happen : Participatory Citizenship and Social Justice – Past, Present and Future provides opportunities for us to make connections to learning areas of the Australian and Victorian curriculum : History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship and Economics’.
Venue : Sovereign Hill, Ballarat, Victoria.
8-11 2018 ISBC Annual Conference
‘We invite all outstanding teachers, leading researchers, and educational innovators to embrace the 2018 theme “Our Boys, Their Future : Learning to Lead” and share your wisdom and experience with colleagues from around the world’.
Venue : Southport School, Gold Coast, Queensland.
8-11 NZALT 2018 Conference – Exploring Other Worlds through Languages
‘Join your colleagues across languages to engage in presentations on innovative practices, emerging trends and research-informed practices, invigorate your teaching with new ideas from colleagues and experts, share your practices and inspire others’ and more.
Venue : Owen G Glenn Building, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
8-11 AATE/ALEA National Conference [The Art of English]
‘This year’s conference theme is The Art of English : Language, Literature, Literacy. A range of keynote and concurrent sessions will address our theme and there will be a variety of quality offerings to meet the professional learning needs of English and literacy educators, including a number of Australian writers and creators from all a wide range of settings’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
8-11 CONASTA 67
‘As the major science education event in Australia, CONASTA has a strong reputation for offering high quality and stimulating professional learning experiences for science teachers, school laboratory technicians/managers and others with an interest in science education’.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
8-11 STARS Conference
‘The STARS conference provides the opportunity to disseminate and discuss current research, good practice, emerging initiatives and leading edge ideas that are aimed at enhancing students’ tertiary learning experiences’.
Venue : Skycity Convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
8-12 SMB2018
‘Of particular interest to researchers who use mathematical ideas and mathematical models in areas such as mathematical biology, biomechanics, computational biology, biophysics, systems biology and quantitative life and medical sciences’.
Venue : Sydney University, Sydney, NSW.
8-13 Confratute
‘Confratute is geared toward providing educators with research-based practical strategies for engagement and enrichment learning for all students, as well as meeting the needs of gifted and talented students’.
Venue : University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA.
8-13 ICOTS 10
‘The main purpose of ICOTS is to give statistics educators and professionals around the world the opportunity to exchange information, ideas and experiences, to present recent innovation and research in the field of statistics education, and to expand their range of collaborators’.
Venue : Kyoto, Japan.
8-13 World Dance Congress 2018
‘The 2018 Congress will be centred on four interwoven concepts: dance, generations, connecting, and learning. Participants will include infants, young people and adults, from countries all over the world and from diverse backgrounds and experiences’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
9-10 New ! EdTechTeam Sydney Summit
‘Choose from compelling sessions about all the Apps in the G Suite for Education [Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Drawings, YouTube, Classroom, Maps and more] as well as sessions that go beyond the tools that feature cutting-edge best practices in educational technology and great teaching’.
Venue : Rooty Hill High School, Rooty Hill, NSW.
9-10 * Leaders of ICT Program
‘Provides Leaders of ICT and aspiring leaders with the knowledge and skills required to successfully contribute to the leadership of a school. This involves providing the direction and influence to lead teams from a strategic perspective as well as the skills to effectively manage change in a dynamic and complex environment’.
* Additinal days include 12 and 13 September 2018. These are a compulsory component.
Venue : AIS Conference Centre, Sydney, NSW.
9-10 Leading Learning [Steiner Education Australia]
‘Supported by the integrated framework that is the Australian Professional Standard for Principals, Leading Learning will draw upon aspects of what leaders are expected to know, understand and achieve in their work’.
Venue : Kamaroi Rudolf Steiner School, Belrose, Sydney, NSW.
9-10 Positive Leadership [Gold Coast]
‘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 : Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
9-19 Undergraduate Leaders’ Program 2018
‘Enabling students from diverse backgrounds and cultures to enhance their leadership skills and cross-cultural competency through a series of workshops, discussions, field trips and cultural activities. Participants will learn critical problem-solving skills through design thinking, a concept developed at the University of Sydney to solve complex problems across many disciplines’.
Venue : The University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus, Sydney, NSW.
10 New ! Short Course in Positive Leadership
‘Through a process of continuous individual and group reflection to integrate new knowledge, this course aims not to just have participants learn about leadership, but to have them focus on their personal growth as a leader to become less comfort-centred and more purpose-focused, less self-focused and more other-focused, and less internally closed and more externally open’.
Venue : Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
10-11 EdTechSA State Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates. Theme is ‘Diving Deeper with Technologies’.
Venue : Immanuel College, Novar Gardens, Adelaide, South Australia.
10-11 New ! Free Linguistics Conference 2018 |
‘Presentations and workshops range across various subjects in language studies, including [but not limited to] language education [including but not limited to ESL], translation studies, applied linguistics and linguistics, breaking down borders between disciplines and sub-fields’. Pre-conference workshops on 9 July 2018.
Venue : University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
10-12 THE Teaching Excellence Summit 2018
‘For the first time, Times Higher Education will dedicate a summit purely to teaching; celebrating achievement and exploring how to advance the practice towards greater success and impact in the 21st century’.
Venue : University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland.
10-13 Ace 2018 Conference
The Economic Society of Australia. ‘Australia’s place in the world’. This is a developing site. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
10-13 New ! ATSIMA 2018 Conference
‘The conference will bring together a collaboration of leaders, educators and stakeholders from Community, education, research, and business sectors around Australia’.
Venue : RMIT University Melbourne, Swanston Academic Building, Melbourne, Victoria.
10-14 International Conference on Chemistry Education [ICCE2018]
‘The program will be based around themes, but not be confined by them. This should give everyone a voice in our efforts to improve chemistry education, an essential building block for the future in which both progress and sustainability are fuelled by a deep understanding and appreciation of the role of chemistry in our world’.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
10-14 ISRA Bi-Annual World Meeting
All details are now avaiable from this site. Includes Keynote Speakers, registration information, specific programs, more.
Venue : Université of Paris Descartes, Paris, France.
11* Instructional Design Mastery Series
‘A series of three workshops focusing on learning outcomes and assessment, instructional strategies, and course management and evaluation of courses that may take place in various learning environments [i.e., web-enhanced, blended, and/or online]’.
*3 workshops, the other two beginning on 8 August and 5 September.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop .
11-13 ATSIMA Conference 2018 : Starting the Revolution
‘The conference will bring together a collaboration of leaders, educators and stakeholders from Community, education, research, and business sectors around Australia’.
Venue : LaTrobe University, Melbourne, Victoria.
11-13 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn]
‘With a focus on industry and real world applications, you will meet leaders from the scientific community, work with innovative technologies in our specialised labs and facilities, watch out-of-this-world science demonstrations and participate in hands- on workshops that will challenge and excite’.
Venue : Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Victoria.
12-13 Applied Positive Psychology [Gold Coast]
‘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 : Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
13 New ! Short Course in Applied Positive Psychology
‘By synthesising research in the field of Positive Psychology, supported by current thinking in positive education, neuroscience, mindfulness, positive organisational practices and positive leadership, the course provides comprehensive coverage of the key theories and concepts that are transforming workplaces and classrooms across the world’.
Venue : Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
13 Tots & Tech : Challenges for early childhood in a digital age [Brisbane]
‘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 : Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland.
13-19 IJCAI-ECAI-18
A conference that is ‘the premier international gathering of researchers in AI and the premier European gathering of researchers in AI’.
Venue : Stockholmsmässan, Älvsjö, Stockholm, Sweden.
14-15 DRSHBM-JULY-2018
The conference has multiple tracks covering particular areas of these groups.
Venue : Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
14-17 SCUP 2018 Annual Conference
‘Planning is not just words on paper, it’s stories about real people and real institutions who are rethinking the way they make decisions - the people they collaborate with, the resources available, and ultimately the future of the students’.
Venue : Nashville Music City Centre, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
15-17 CaSPA 2018 Conference
‘A Conference specifically designed for those in Senior Leadership of Catholic Primary and Secondary Schools in Australia’.
Venue : Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland.
15-18 International Round Table Symposiums - Childhood Education
‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to Early Childhood Education, Children’s Literature, Special and Gifted Education, School Administration and Leadership, Education Trends, K-12 Schools, School Governance and Education Law’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
15-19 ISSBD Biennial Meeting 2018
‘The mission is to promote scientific research on human development throughout the lifespan and application of relevant findings in the world’.
Venue : The Star Gold Coast, Broadbeach, Queensland.
15-20 ISME Conference 2018
‘Connecting music educators across the world, developing networks, impact and reach. Conference theme : Life’s Journey Through Music’.
Venue : Baku, Azerbaijan.
15-21 XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology
‘Congress will focus on how scholars, public intellectuals, policy makers, journalists and activists from diverse fields can and do contribute to our understanding of power, violence and justice’.
Venue : Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada.
16-18 21st World Nursing Education Conference
The conference will have a ‘theme “Technology Innovations in Nursing Education”’.
Venue : Novotel Melbourne St Kilda, Saint Kilda, Victoria.
16-21 2018 WLSA Student Conference
‘This year’s conference theme aims to connect students to their individual leadership voice in a world consumed by overwhelming streams of news and media. This conference will dissect the ways social media and technology are impacting todays student as well as look at studies, techniques and tools to deal with the anxiety and stress that comes from the innate desire to succeed’.
Venue : Korea International School, Jeju Campus, Korea.
17-18 Asia-Singapore Conference on Sport Science [ACSS 2018]
‘The two-day Conference will offer participants the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and best practices in the world of Sport Science. Leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars will attend to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Sport Science’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Outram Road, Singapore.
17-20 New ! 2nd Annual Digital Campus and Learning Transformation Conference [Melbourne]
‘The Conference is the event platform that will provide educators and learning professionals with essential strategic and technical knowledge to facilitate their digital transformation’.
Venue : The Langham Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
18 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Toowoomba [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Toowoomba Grammar School, Toowoomba, Queensland.
18-19 Financial Modelling for Higher Education Workshop [Melbourne]
‘ Attendees will be equipped with the practical tools and skills to create a clear and comprehensive model that can be easily interpreted and manipulated. Participants will know how to adapt to budget changes and proactively manage restructures’.
Venue : Cliftons Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
18-21 International Round Table Symposiums - Literature, Language and the Arts
‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to Literature, Children’s Literature [Kidslit], Women in Literature, Language, Allusions to God in Literature, The History of Literature and The Two Cultures’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
19 New ! Summer 2018 Arts Integration and STEAM Education Conference
‘The world’s largest arts integration and STEAM education conference for teachers. Each event, classroom and arts teachers connect for a crazy-good day of learning. And it’s all online – so it’s flexible, affordable and practical, too’. Not the time factor.
Venue : Online.
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, Adelaide, South Australia.
19-20 New ! EdTechTeam Tasmania Summit
‘Choose from compelling sessions about all the Apps in the G Suite for Education [Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Drawings, YouTube, Classroom, Maps and more] as well as sessions that go beyond the tools that feature cutting-edge best practices in educational technology and great teaching’.
Venue : St Virgil’s College, Austin’s Ferry, Tasmania.
19-20 New ! Learning & Teaching Leaders Conference 2018
‘The theme this year is Future Learning, Future Teaching and the conference will explore topics on the changing face of teaching, the changing role of teachers, preparing graduates for an uncertain future and emerging models of curriculum design’.
Venue : University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
19-21 Fifth International Conference on Language, Literature and Society 2018 [LLS2018]
‘The LLS is renowned for its high level attendance, thought-leading and cutting edge content, unrivaled networking opportunities and presenter friendly atmosphere. This research conference attracts more high profile linguists, poets, literary critics and language teachers from around the world than any other event in the region’.
Venue : Hotel Ibis Styles, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
19-23 International Nursing Research Congress 2018
Initial information and registration form only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
20 New ! Creative Approaches to Global Learning : IEAA Internationalisation of the Curriculum Forum 2018
‘This year’s forum will bring together teachers, academics, professional and managerial staff to explore the challenges of, and develop creative approaches to, global learning in schools, VET colleges and universities’.
Venue : Pearson Education Australia, Melbourne, Victoria.
20 New ! Creative Collaborations Conference
‘The Creative Collaborations Conference is a conference for Creative Arts teachers in secondary schools interested in professional standards for creative diversity and indigenous culture. Hosted by Chisholm Institute in Dandenong, this full day event will include lectures, workshops, discussions and practical skill building’.
Venue : Chisholm Institute, Building A, Auditorium, Dandenong, Victoria.
20-21 2018 Annual Conference and AGM - Early Childhood New Zealand
‘The theme for 2018 is ECE Innovation : Curriculum for today and tomorrow / He marautanga auaha mō naianei me āpōpō’.
Venue : Waipuna Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand.
20-22 Melbourne Career Expo [SpotJobs.com]
‘The most comprehensive careers event in Australia. This expo encompasses all career opportunities from employment to education and training in the trades, corporate and professional sectors’.
Venue : Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-23 International Literacy Association Conference
Consists of an Institute Day, Core Conference and Children’s Literature Day. Other details from the site.
Venue : Austin, Texas, USA.
21 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Brisbane [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Genesis Christian College, Brisbane, Queensland.
21-22 2018 Queensland Work & Skills Expo
‘The focus of the Queensland Work and Skills Expo will be on VET courses, Apprenticeships and Traineeships, Certificate Courses, Employment opportunities, Hands-on Activities and more’.
Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane, Queensland.
21-22 2018 Tertiary Studies Expo [TSXPO]
‘Australia’s largest tertiary studies expo, 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’.
Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane, Queensland.
21-26 ISAAC Conference 2018
‘An organisation working to improve the lives of children and adults with complex communication needs. The latest in research and clinical innovations, workshops, seminars, exhibits,’ and more.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
22-25 International Round Table Symposiums - Women and Education
Information on symposium background, presentation process and a wide range of topics of interest from campus safety to Barriers to Girls’ education are listed for possible inclusion.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
23-24 ELINET Association Symposium 2018
‘The symposium will offer various opportunities to share ideas and perspectives on current and future literacy issues around participation, inclusion and equity. The symposium strives to produce outcomes in terms of statements on key questions for the future, and policy statements’.
Venue : University of Cologne, Köln, Germany.
23-25 SEPLA 2018
‘This conference event will support your professional journey working with students with behaviour support needs, those with emotional disturbances, intellectual and physical disabilities, autism, chronic health conditions and other learning support needs’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Warwick Farm, Sydney, NSW.
23-26 New ! 2nd Annual Digital Campus and Learning Transformation Conference [Sydney]
‘The Conference is the event platform that will provide educators and learning professionals with essential strategic and technical knowledge to facilitate their digital transformation’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
23-26 2018 AAEEBL Annual Meeting
‘The Special Interest Groups AAEEBL unveiled in 2017 will provide the themes of the conference : Practices & Pedagogies, Research and Technology’. See the site for greater detail on each of these, as well as further information.
Venue : Capilano University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
23-26 New ! National Suicide Prevention Conference 2018
‘These workshops offer a unique opportunity to learn from international and local experts in suicide prevention and they sell out fast !’ They cover different groups and levels.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
23-27 2018 International Systemic Functional Congress
‘ The theme [re]Imagining the future : expanding resources and making connections helps us consider how we can use SFL in robust ways to address and challenge current and future social issues such as global conflict, deficit migration policies, education inequity and racism’.
Venue : Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA.
24 2018 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.
24-25 Women and Leadership Symposium Melbourne
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : RACV City Club, Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria.
25 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Sydney [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Ascham School, Sydney, NSW.
25-26 5th Annual STEM Education Conference 2018
‘We invite all principals, primary and high-school teachers, school administrators, tertiary educators, researchers, governments, and science and tech industry representatives to join us for two days of thought-provoking programming, with a focus on providing applicable tools, resources, and insights’.
Venue : Rydges World Square, Sydney, NSW.
25-26 Financial Modelling for Higher Education Workshop [Sydney]
‘ Attendees will be equipped with the practical tools and skills to create a clear and comprehensive model that can be easily interpreted and manipulated. Participants will know how to adapt to budget changes and proactively manage restructures’.
Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
25-27 2018 AIFS Conference
‘Join leading thinkers and change-makers at the Australian Institute of Family Studies 2018 Conference, which will look ahead and ask : what does the future for families look like ?’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-27 2018 International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
‘2018 Special Focus - Autonomy in Times of Turmoil : What to Make of the Social ?’.
Venue : University of Granada, Granada, Spain.
25-27 AIFS 2018 Conference
‘Join leading thinkers and change-makers at the Australian Institute of Family Studies 2018 Conference, which will look ahead and ask : what does the future for families look like ? What are the challenges and opportunities and how prepared are we ?’
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
26 New ! Coaching and Mentoring [Rockhampton]
‘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 : Quality Regent Hotel, Rockhampton, Queensland.
26 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Sunshine Coast [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Kawana Waters State College, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
26-27 Asia-Pacific Conference on Economics & Finance [APEF 2018]
‘APEF 2018 is the gathering place for economists and financial experts from academia, government, and the private sector to present their research results, exchange ideas and network. This year’s sessions will look at how protectionist policies are affecting the world economy’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Outram Road, Singapore.
26-27 DigiCon
‘Designed by teachers, for teachers, the two day conference has speakers sharing about STEM, Digital Technologies Curriculum, emerging technologies and plenty more’.
Venue : Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Victoria.
27 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Bundaberg [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Bundaberg State High School, Bundaberg, Queensland.
27 Science Co-ordinators Conference [Science Victoria]
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
27 New ! Teaching Phonics
‘Participants will take away research based knowledge about teaching phonemic, phonological and graphological skills, along with strategies that contribute to developing their own teaching methods repertoire that is explicit, contextual and embedded in a literacy block’.
Venue : Thirroul Library and Community Centre, Thirroul, NSW.
27 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Adelaide] - 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 : Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, South Australia.
29 ALIA Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Goals Summit
‘Bringing together library and information professionals from across Australia and the Region to compare strategies for incorporating the Sustainable Development Goals in their work in communities, in schools, in academia, with government and with other stakeholders’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
29-30 Developmental Coordination Disorder [DCD-UK] Conference 2018
‘We recommend this conference to anyone working with children or adults in any of the following fields : Academic Researchers; Physiotherapists; Occupational Therapists; Educational Psychologists; Clinical Psychologists; Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services; Special Needs Coordinators; Teachers of Special Needs; Teachers of Physical Education and Sports Specialists’.
Venue : Brunel University, London, England.
30-31 2018 Global Studies Conference
‘Each year the Global Studies Conference draws a diverse group of participants from all over the world. Our Program Development team draws on this diversity to craft a rich and distinctive conference experience’.
Venue : University of Granada, Granada, Spain.
30/7-1/8 National Seminar Series 2018 - Australian Copyright Council [Sydney]
‘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, Sydney, NSW.
30/7-2/8 Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018 /LIANZA joint 2018 Conference
ALIA, Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa [LIANZA], and Library Association of Singapore [LAS] are delighted to announce their first joint conference between the three associations’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
31/7-2/8 Collaboration for Impact National Conference
‘This is a learning conference. You will learn about “what works” from Collective Impact initatives and cross-sector collaborations across Australia. We bring together a rich network of practitioners and experienced enablers from different sectors who are working to achieve large-scale social change’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

Beginning of July 2018

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