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Conferences & Events

conference [n.]

1. a formal meeting for discussion or debate. 2. an association in commerce for regulation or exchange of information. 3. a league of sports teams or clubs.
Oxford Dictionaries

There are educational conferences and virtually every day. They cover every educational topic and level.

Several pages list conferences and related events at regional, state/territory, national and international level. Each listing contains date, title, a brief comment and the venue. They are listed in date order.

Use individual links below to access specific listings for each month.

The Past Conference Page lists conferences that have been held. These conferences are only listed by date and title. Note : each monthly listing will only be maintained for a period of six months to allow access to papers and reports.

The conferences and events listed do not include all those that occur. Wherever possible, Australian conferences/events will be included.

Information will be added as far ahead of actual dates as possible.

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

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October 2017
Date Event
1-5 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering
‘The organisers are paying very special attention to young chemical engineers and future talents with knowledge, education and training as the first congress topic’.
Venue : Barcelona, Spain.
2-3 ICPEET 2017 : 19th International Conference on Preschool Education and Educational Technology
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Preschool Education and Educational Technology’.
Venue : Park Inn by Radisson Copenhagen Airport, København, Denmark.
2-3 7th Research Conference of the International Network for Innovative Apprenticeship
‘Modern Apprenticeships : Widening their scope, sustaining their quality’.
Venue : US Bureau of Labor Statistic, Washington, DC, USA.
2-3 The International Network on Innovative Apprenticeship Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Washington DC, USA.
2-4 CITRENZ Conference 2017
‘CITRENZ 2017 is the premiere computing education conference in New Zealand and spans all disciplines of computing and information technology education. While focusing on tertiary education, it also provides links from secondary education and further into the computing industry’.
Venue : Napier, New Zealand.
2-4 Making a Difference : Girls for Change Leadership Summit
A ‘two-day program to give girls who want to make a difference in their own lives, their communities and the world the confidence, skills and ideas to step up and lead’.
Venue : St Hilda’s Collegiate School, Dunedin, New Zealand.
2-6 New ! IAEA Conference 2017
‘Is to be a stage where numerous main themes should be talked over. These are typically Education, Learning, Teaching and Educational Assessment’.
Venue : Hilton Batumi, Batumi, Georgia.
2-6 World 100 Annual Conference 2017
‘Managing the reputations of the World’s leading universities’.
Venue : Utrecht, Netherlands.
3-4 Slide2Learn 2017
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
3-4 New ! Strategic Cost Management in Higher Education
‘This practical course examines and reviews the higher education funding model to define a sustainable higher education business model. The review ensures all options are considered noting different providers will choose different options to meet their specific needs’.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
3-5 Updated ! ANZELA 2017 Conference
‘Aims to provide an opportunity to share the issues, struggles, successes and insights that striving for a safe educational world produces. It is an opportunity for practitioners and theorists to present their thoughts and experiences to the Conference attendees’.
Venue : NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills, Sydney.
3-6 Updated ! NZAMT Conference 2017
‘New Zealand’s leading Mathematics Conference for Educators. With our “Back to the Future” theme this conference is simultaneously future focused and mindful of past wisdom. It embraces moving mathematics and statistics education forward with all its possibilities’.
Venue : St Margaret’s College, Christchurch, New Zealand.
4 ACSA Australia Emerging Leaders Forum
‘A new signature program for educational leaders who influence student agency and wellbeing, and the professional growth of peers within and beyond their school. We call these amazing leaders middle leader’.
Venue : SHORE, Sydney Church of England Grammar School, North Sydney, NSW.
4-5 ECBA 2017
‘The conference will cover vital issues in Engineering & Technology, Computer, Basic and Applied Sciences Research & Practice under multiple sub-themes’.
Venue : Rydges Camperdown, Camperdown, Sydney NSW.
4-5 International Conference on Management, Economics & Social Science [ICMESS] 2017
‘Providing an excellent international forum for sharing knowledge and a result in Management, Economics and Social Science.The aim of the Conference is to provide a platform to the researchers and practitioners from both academia as well as industry to meet the share cutting-edge development in the field’.
Venue : Hyatt Regency Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
4-5 International conferences on Economics and Social Sciences [ICESS] 2017
‘The idea of the conference is for the scientists, scholars, engineers and students from Universities all around the world and industry to present ongoing research activities, and hence to foster research relations between Universities and industry’.
Venue : BTP Northshore Hamilton, Hamilton, Queensland.
4-6 2017 ACSA Biennial Curriculum Conference
‘This conference is for everyone - primary and secondary teachers, middle level leaders, curriculum leaders, principals, government leaders, education authorities, professional associations and academics alike - with thought provoking keynote presentations, masterclasses, workshops and a TeachMeet session’.
Venue : SHORE, Sydney Church of England Grammar School, North Sydney, NSW.
4-6 2017 Annual ACEL National Conference
‘Respect the past; Lead the present; Secure the future. Setting the learning agenda’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
4-6 2017 APACS National Conference
‘The theme this year covers the promotion of wellbeing, inclusion and engagement in education; exploring issues and practice in supporting families and schools to nurture the growing learners in their care’.
Venue : Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-6 New ! 7th International Carers Conference
‘The conference aims to re-imagine caring into the future, providing a catalyst for innovation and collaboration; sharing improvements in the way we support unpaid carers, care-recipients, their families, networks and communities’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
4-6 Early Career Researcher Workshop
‘The 2017 workshop for Universitas 21 Early Career Researchers will be on the theme of “Interculturality and Multiculturalism : the challenges for changing societies”’.
Venue : Pontificia Universidad de Católica de Chile, Chile.
4, 11, 18 New ! Copyright in Higher Education [ELI Course]
‘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 will give you enough background training from which to make informed decisions’. Covers not only North American copyright laws but also international agreements.
Venue : Online.
5-6 International Conference on Arts, Education and Social Science [ICAES] 2017
‘Providing an opportunity for global participants to share their ideas and experience in person with their peers expected to join from different parts on the world. In addition this gathering will help delegates to establish research or business relations as well as to find international linkages for future collaborations in their career path’.
Venue : Quest Melbourne Airport, Melbourne, Victoria.
6 New ! Tap Symposium 2017
‘Practice, Pedagogy, Praxis Symposia’.
Venue : Kwong Lee Dow Building, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
6-7 ICESS-2017
‘A prestigious event organized with a motivation to provide an excellent international platform for academicians, researchers, engineers, industrial participants and budding students around the world to share their research findings with global experts’.
Venue : Brentwood Hotel, Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand.
7-8 Making a Difference : Girls for Change Leadership Summit
A ‘two-day program to give girls who want to make a difference in their own lives, their communities and the world the confidence, skills and ideas to step up and lead’.
Venue : St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School, Ascot, Brisbane, Queensland.
7-10 National Scientific Congress of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists
‘Bridging the Elements. Our Congress once again aims to bring together the many different elements of Anaesthesia’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
8-9 National Boys’ Education Conference
‘A biennial event that provides teachers and academics with a unique opportunity to explore a range of interdisciplinary interests including promoting research in boys’ education, keeping informed on best practice and considering future directions in learning and teaching’.
Venue : The King’s School, North Parramatta, NSW.
8-11 HighEdWeb Annual Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
8-12 The International School on Research Impact Assessment
‘Participants will spend a week learning about research impact assessment through a combination of plenary and panel presentations, practical exercises and group discussions’.
Venue : Novo Nordisk’s Favrholm Campus, Hillerod, Denmark.
9 New ! FinnishED Leadership
‘Facts and Myths about Finland’s schools for Australian Educational Leaders, with Pasi Sahlberg ’.
Venue : Rydges Southbank, Brisbane, Queensland.
9 New ! Women World Changers Summit [AUS]
‘The premier all-inclusive, one-day leadership summit designed to drive critical dialogue on the impact and economics of women, diversity and culture on business growth’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
9-10 Annual International Conference on Computer Science Education : Innovation and Technology [CSEIT]
‘Designed to spark discussion among creative educators, researchers, consultants, training managers, policy makers, curriculum developers, entrepreneurs, and others in Computer Science Education. Many individuals are transforming learning environments in local as well as more global ways. This conference offers an opportunity to meet and discuss their ideas, findings, and next steps’.
Venue : Hotel Fort Canning, Singapore.
9-10 19th International Conference on Language, Linguistics and Literature 2017
‘A premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Language, Linguistics and Literature’.
Venue : The Belamar Hotel, Manhattan Beach, California, USA.
10 New ! Creating beautiful learning environments for children : ...
How to find beauty in an early childhood setting. ‘It is time to clean up our act and provide children with an amazing educational environment, which lifts their spirit. Although, provisioning this space can be challenge for a number of reasons, including the absence of a vision, a lack of inspiration regarding what the space can look like, or a lack of synergy amongst the team’.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
10-12 ARSC2017 Conference
‘The comprehensive 3-day scientific program will showcase the latest Research; Education; Policing programs; Policies and management strategies’ and much more.
Venue : Crown Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
10-12 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : CQUniversity, Gladstone - Marina, Queensland.
10-13 Australian International Education Conference 2017
‘The theme is “Embracing Diversity” and the program will feature world leading experts, unique social events and an exhibition, all hosted in and around the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
11 New ! FinnishED Leadership
‘Facts and Myths about Finland’s schools for Australian Educational Leaders, with Pasi Sahlberg ’.
Venue : Playford, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.
11 New ! Women World Changers Summit [AUS]
‘The premier all-inclusive, one-day leadership summit designed to drive critical dialogue on the impact and economics of women, diversity and culture on business growth’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
11-13 AUSTAFE National Conference 2017
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TAFE Queensland Brisbane, South Bank Campus, Queensland.
11-13 Globelics Conference 2017
‘Scholars from all over the world and from many different disciplines will gather together to discuss innovation and development’.
Venue : National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
11-13 uLearn17
‘Join New Zealand educators in 2017 for a highly relevant, inclusive, and practical conference that caters for educators from early years, primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors’.
Venue : Claudelands Events Centre, Hamilton, New Zealand.
11-13 New ! Transforming Together Conference
‘This international conference is for coaches and mentors, researchers and practitioners, students of coaching and mentoring, and interested parties working in all fields’.
Venue : University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
11-13 World Didac Asia 2017
‘The leading Asian event for educational resources that offers new international business opportunities. Core Elements of the show are Technical and Vocational Education and Training, STEM Solutions, Education IT Solutions and Early Childhood Education’.
Venue : Bangkok, Thailand.
11/10-13/12 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)’.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.
11-14 ISSoTL17 Conference
‘“Reaching New Heights”. This theme will inspire new ideas, hope, and future-oriented thinking in the scholarship of teaching and learning’.
Venue : Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
12 New ! FinnishED Leadership
‘Facts and Myths about Finland’s schools for Australian Educational Leaders, with Pasi Sahlberg ’.
Venue : Rydges Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
12 New ! Graduates for the future of work : NSW Vice-Chancellors panel
‘This event will examine the evolving nature of work, the University sectors role in society, and the value delivered to communities through graduates’.
Venue : Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
12-13 2017 Institute of Group Leaders’ Conference
ACA. ‘This conference will live and promote a range of 1st principles’. Details on the site.
Venue : Wesley Conference Centre, Sydney, NSW.
12-13 3rd Annual EdTechTeam Adelaide Summit
‘Two days of inspiring keynote speakers, personalised hands-on breakout sessions and a high energy demo slam to empower you as an educator in the digital age’.
Venue : Immanuel College, Novar Gardens, South Australia.
12-13 Breakthrough Strategies to Teach & Counsel Troubled Students
‘Effectively and thoroughly delivers the best answers for your students’ worst social, emotional, behavioural, and classroom management problems’.
Venue : Portland, Oregon, USA.
12-13 Copyright Law and Practice Symposium 2017
‘The Copyright Society of Australia together with the Australian Copyright Council are proud to bring you the 18th Biennial Copyright Law and Practice Symposium’.
Venue : Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre, Harbour Street, Sydney, NSW.
12-13 New ! Schools Law and Regulation : First Annual Gold Coast Conference
‘Private school administrators and their advisors face a raft of legal and regulatory issues. The stakes have never been higher. This conference examines these challenging and robust issues, including teacher dismissal, bullying and financial governance’.
Venue : Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast, Queensland.
12-13 New ! The 5th Literary Studies Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for further updates.
Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
12-13 The AIS Languages Conference 2017
‘Delegates will learn new ICT tools to integrate into their teaching, strategies to embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives and how different approaches to programming, including the IB courses, ignite the motivation of students and provide relevance to their learning’.
Venue : University of Technology, Ultimo, NSW.
12-15 New ! Asian Mensa Annual Gathering 2017
Includes Australian Mensa Conference and Kids Conference. ‘We are expecting a huge number of highly excited attendees from all over Asia and Australia’.
Venue : Crowne Plaza hotel, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland.
13 New ! FinnishED Leadership
‘Facts and Myths about Finland’s schools for Australian Educational Leaders, with Pasi Sahlberg ’.
Venue : University House, Acton, ACT.
13 New ! SASTA Early Career Teachers Conference 2017
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates. [Scroll down to access this.]
Venue : Immanuel College, Morphett Road, Novar Gardens, South Australia.
13-14 PDHPE Teachers’ Association Annual State Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Novotel North Beach, North Wollongong, NSW.
13-16 New ! The Third Global Teacher Education Summit
‘Aims to provide a platform for an international and cross-cultural dialogue, where educators and researchers from different parts of the world can contribute to a broad vision on upgrading the approaches of promoting teachers’ teaching quality and professional development, as well as further promoting educational equity and excellence’.
Venue : Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China.
14 New Activist Conference 2017
‘The conference is for teachers in their first 5 years of teaching, or first 10 years if they hold a Federation position, who are interested in becoming more active within the Federation’.
Venue : Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills, NSW.
16 New ! 2017 ACEL Building a Positive School Culture Symposium
‘Of all the roles and responsibilities of school leaders, building a positive school culture where individuals feel valued, cared for and respected is an imperative’.
Venue : Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
16 New ! Enhancing Science Practices
All essential information is provided on the site. Science Teachers’ Association of Queensland.
Venue : Translational Research Institute, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Queensland.
16 New ! Play and the Freedom to Learn
‘Psychologist, Prof. Peter Gray, author of Freedom to Learn, will join with a panel of local speakers to explore the deep connections between play and learning, historically and contextually’.
Venue : Fossicker’s Room, Gympie Civic Centre, Gympie, Queensland.
16 Primary HPE Conference
‘Further details available from ACHPER Queensland soon’.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
16-20 eResearch Australasia 2017
‘Provides opportunities for delegates to engage, connect, and share their ideas and exemplars concerning new information-centric research capabilities, and showcase how leading-edge information and communication technologies help researchers’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
17 New ! Futures.edu
‘As a part of Spark Festival Sydney, UTS Business School is presenting a 1 day conference to explore the educational support for entrepreneurship’.
Venue : Sydney School of Entrepreneurship, Building J, TAFE NSW Ultimo Campus, Ultimo NSW.
17-18 Updated ! 2017 Principals’ Conference [QCAA]
‘The day provides a balanced mix of theory, peer interaction and practical sessions. Details about the program and registration process will be provided to principals in Term 3’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
17-18 Purpose Built Student Accommodation Forum 2017
‘Addressing the key challenges that will be faced meeting the demand for purpose built student accommodation in Australia’.
Venue : Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
17-19 ICDE World Conference for Online Learning
‘Teaching in a Digital Age. Re-Thinking Teaching and Learning’.
Venue : Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
17-19 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, Northern Territory.
17-20 E-Learn 2017
‘E-Learn provides a unique forum for Government, Healthcare, Education, and Business professionals to discuss the latest research, development, applications, issues, and strategies, to explore new technologies, and to identify solutions for today’s challenges related to online learning’.
Venue : Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
17-20 2017 Zhejiang PRRLA Meeting
‘Challenges and Opportunities : PRRLA Libraries as Strategic Assets for Research’.
Venue : Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.
18 Language and Communication Conference
‘This conference has been specifically tailored for Speech Pathologists and will take a clinical approach to explore pathways to excellence in language and learning. Register your interest here’.
Venue : Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf, Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW.
18-19 Evidence Based Teaching Summit
‘Bringing together international practitioners, thought leaders and key researchers in the area of Evidence Based Teaching, to discuss and debate the current state of education [both globally and in Australia]. Discover what actually works in the classroom and the ways in which an entire school can develop individual learners through research based means’.
Venue : Radisson Blu Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
18-20 27th Annual ANZSLA Conference
‘The Conference Organising Commitee is developing a stimulating and exciting program covering controversial and topical issues in sport and the law’.
Venue : Shangri La Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
18-20 IAU 2017 International Conference
‘Conference will focus on the role, responsibilities, expectations and needs of higher education leaders - rectors, presidents, but also deans and department heads in higher education in this new and shifting landscape when faced with the changing nature of higher education that comes with a more blurred notion of public and private’.
Venue : University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana.
18-20 International Conference on Frontiers of Educational Technologies 2017
‘Providing opportunities for delegates from different areas to exchange new ideas, applications and experiences face to face, to establish business or research relations, and to find global partners for future collaboration’.
Venue : London, United Kingdom.
18-21 Frontiers in Education 2017
‘A major international conference focusing on educational innovations and research in engineering and computing education’.
Venue : Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
19 Diverse Work in a Specialised Field National Carer Counselling Conference 2017
‘This is the only conference of its kind where professional and student practitioners [counsellors, psychologists, and social workers] from across Australia, will come together to focus on the therapeutic and counselling approaches demonstrated to be effective with carers’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
19-20 Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities
‘This year’s conference will sharpen the focus on Innovation, what is innovation in tertiary education, and skills for creating innovation. Hear leading experts from within the sector and from industry and government discuss innovation in their institutions’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
19-21 IIATE Annual Conference
‘A conference which focuses on catering to the specific needs of Industrial Arts, Engineering, Technology teaching and learning in secondary schools. Further information on the 2017 conference registration will be available shortly’.
Venue : TBC.
19-22 CACIE 2017
‘Acclaimed as the leading event for overseas institutions to expand their presence in the world’s potentially largest market, CACIE provides a platform in form of a Education Forum B2B and and Expo, linking education institutions in and outside China to establish partnership between the institutions and develop education programs for exchange and collaborations’.
Venue : Beijing, China.
19-22 The Asian Conference on Education 2017
‘This conference, in its broadest sense brings together teachers, researchers and distinguished professors from around the world to share their insights. The goal is to broaden awareness of different contexts in the pursuit of synergies and solutions’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
20 AIS Education Research Symposium 2017
‘The research to practice gap is a well recognised barrier to improving educator practice and student outcomes. Presentations will showcase research and implementation undertaken by educators, practitioner researchers and academics across a wide range of educational topics’.
Venue : University of Technology, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
20 New ! Getting Acquainted Across Cultures
‘In light of recent interest in this topic, the School of Languages and Cultures at the University of Queensland is organising a one-day research workshop. This is a free event, but places are limited’.
Venue : Advanced Engineering Building, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland.
20 Positive Teaching Practices
‘This course is designed for teachers at all stages of their career who are looking to improve their teaching practice and connections with students’.
Venue : Newington College, Stanmore, NSW.
20-21 New ! Fierce Conversations
‘Teaches participants how to have Fierce Conversations : productive dialogue that interrogates reality, provokes learning, resolves tough challenges and enriches relationships’.
Venue : Gaven State School, Oxenford, Queensland.
20-21 FlipCon Australia 2017
‘A national conference embracing Flipped Learning. Emerging and established flipped educators will want to attend this concentrated, high touch, hands-on conference’.
Venue : Inaburra School, Bangor, Sydney, NSW.
20-22 New ! 7th World Congress on Engineering and Technology 2017
‘Composed of 8 Symposiums on the frontier topics in the engineering and technological subjects. It is dedicated to facilitating the global development of engineering and technology and exploring ways in which the latest research results can be shared’.
Venue : Guilin Golden Dragonball, Guilin, China.
21 KU Annual Conference
‘This year’s conference will provide seminars and workshops and Stories from the Field focused on the areas of Relationships, Resilience and Risk’.
Venue : International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
21-22 Reinvent Your Career Expo 2017
‘This event is designed to help adults find their career passion whilst providing them with the knowledge to turn that passion into a reality’.
Venue : Rosehill Gardens, Sydney, NSW.
22-23 New ! 2017 Infants and Toddlers Conference
Practice, Pedagogy & Research. ‘The 2017 Infants and Toddlers conference brings together leading National and International thought leaders and practitioners in infant-toddler early education and care’.
Venue : Building X5B, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW.
23 New ! Aboriginal perspectives in early childhood education : ...
But where do I begin ?. The presenters ‘will engage in respectful dialogue with learners to unpack some of the misconceptions that exist about integrating Aboriginal perspectives into the curriculum and explore what this might mean in a practical way with children’.
Venue : Wyong, New South Wales.
23 New ! Driving School Improvement [ACER]
‘A practical guide - designed to support school leaders in meeting their iprovement challenges in ways that can be contextualised to their circumstances’.
Venue : Narre Warren South P-12 College, Melbourne, Victoria.
23 New ! Embracing Cultural Diversity [Webinar]
KidsMatter and MindMatters. ‘It’s important that all families feel valued by and significant to the school and that their contribution to the school community is appreciated. Working to build shared understandings about each other’s needs can go a long way towards helping people feel respected, engaged and connected to the school community’.
Venue : Online Webinar.
23-24 New ! The AISNSW DigiSTEM Conference 2017
‘The program will cater for educators interested in either a pedagogical, integrated or more technically specific approach to teaching with or about technology in a variety of subject areas. This two day event will include a showcase of 26 Round 3 STEM projects from schools across NSW and the ACT’.
Venue : University of Technology, Ultimo, NSW.
23-25 2017 10th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology
‘A forum for presenting excellent results and new challenges facing the field of computer science and information technology . It brings together experts from industry, governments and academia, experienced in engineering, design and research’.
Venue : Florence, Italy.
23-25 New ! ICHER Guilin 2017
‘Provides a platform for researchers, engineers and academicians from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in Higher Education Research, exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish business or research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration’.
Venue : Guilin Golden Dragonball, Guilin, China.
23-25 New ! 3rd International Conference on Sport Science and Physical Education 2017
‘Providing a platform for researchers, engineers and academicians from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in Sport Science and Physical Education’. Includes Curriculum Design/Pedagogy of Physical Education, Adapted Physical Activity, Measurement and Evaluation also Sports Organisation and Management.
Venue : Guilin Golden Dragonball, Guilin, China.
24 New ! Aboriginal perspectives in early childhood education : ...
But where do I begin ?. The presenters ‘will engage in respectful dialogue with learners to unpack some of the misconceptions that exist about integrating Aboriginal perspectives into the curriculum and explore what this might mean in a practical way with children’.
Venue : Sydney, New South Wales.
24 AHRI State Conferences 2017 [Newcastle]
‘Program to be announced soon’.
Venue : Merewether Surfhouse, Newcastle, NSW.
24 Broken Hill Skills and Thrills Showcase
‘The Skills & Thrills careers showcase takes careers advice out of the office and onto the stage, through an exhilarating showcase packed with music, film and theatre. Find out the latest on jobs of the future, industry trends and connecting your passion to a successful career outcome’.
Venue : Silver City Cinema, Broken Hill, NSW.
24 New ! Driving School Improvement [ACER]
‘A practical guide - designed to support school leaders in meeting their iprovement challenges in ways that can be contextualised to their circumstances’.
Venue : Melbourne Girls College, Melbourne, Victoria.
24 New ! Women in Leadership Workshop
‘The Women in Leadership Workshop will offer an inspiring learning and networking platform. The event aims to provide existing and emerging female leaders with the strategies and skills required to excel in their careers’.
Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
24-25 2017 Melbourne Water Kids Teaching Kids Conference
‘Students from around Melbourne and Victoria will bring local stories about their environments to the Conference, after many months of research and planning with expert mentors. This event will also allow for the development of cross-state and cross-curriculum materials, processes, presentation materials and networks of professionals and teachers interested in water education and natural resource management in genera’.
Venue : The University of Melbourne, Parkville/Collingwood Children’s Farm, Abbotsford, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-25 ACOSS National Conference 2017
Australia in 2030 : Creating the future we want. An ‘event where community leaders, policy and decision makers, practitioners, academics and people with lived experience come together to collectively tackle the issues driving poverty and inequality in Australia’.
Venue : Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-25 New ! Boosting Mental Health & Wellbeing in Schools
‘The Boosting Mental Health and Wellbeing in Schools conference is about developing and supporting whole school approaches to improve mental health and wellbeing through proactive initiatives and evidence-based programs’.
Venue : The Australian Events Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-25 ITS in Tertiary Education
‘With a focus on achieving operational excellence during successive transformations, the ITS in Tertiary Education conference will showcase leading case-studies and strategies to deliver world-class university ITS in a global service environment’.
Venue : CQ Functions Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-25 New ! School Learning Space Design
‘The conference will not only explore the planning and design, but how to implement pedagogy and effectively transition your school into 21st century learning environments’.
Venue : The Australian Events Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-25 New ! Women in Education Leadership Workshop
‘This Workshop focuses on allowing existing and aspiring female leaders to be more aware of the way they exercise leadership and its impact upon others’.
Venue : Cliftons Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
24-27 13th IEEE International Conference on eScience 2017
‘eScience 2017 brings together leading international and interdisciplinary research communities, developers, and users of eScience applications and enabling IT technologies. The conference serves as the premier forum to present the results of the latest research and product/tool developments and to highlight related activities from around the world’.
Venue : Auckland, New Zealand.
24-27 Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.
25-26 New ! Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Education & Transitions
‘The conference will focus on strategies to improve educational outcomes and support transitions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Who will attend : Catholic Education Offices; Independent, Catholic & State Schools, Universities, Career Services, Associations & Peak Bodies, TAFEs & RTOs, State & Federal Government Departments of Education’.
Venue : Rydges World Square, Sydney, NSW.
25-26 New ! The Open Communication Day
‘For the first time in Queensland, Two Days of your choice on Creating Open Internal Communication and Organisational Change’.
Venue : Novotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
25-26 New Zealand Vocational Education and Training Research Forum 2017
‘The forum will be of relevance to all educators, researchers, policymakers, and organisations who work in the areas of vocational, professional, and skills-based learning’.
Venue : Wellington, New Zealand.
25-27 New ! 2017 Asia Pacific Annual Conference
‘Brings together leaders from across the region to set the highest quality standards in business education. Join distinguished speakers and business education leaders as we engage in knowledge-sharing and best practices that accelerate innovation’.
Venue : Seoul, South Korea.
25-27 The 29th Annual AAGE Graduate Recruitment & Development Conference
‘Ideal for those involved with graduate recruitment and development, including human resources professionals, university careers advisors, service providers and professional associations with graduate programs’.
Venue : The Hilton Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
26 CAA Annual Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Dockside, Cockle Bay Sydney, NSW.
26 New ! Prepare for 2018 : Where do I Start ?
‘This workshop will address common questions that pre-service teachers, beginning teachers and teachers new to a particular year level ask’.
Venue : PETAA, Camdenville Public School, Newtown, NSW.
26 Wollongong Skills and Thrills Showcase
‘The Skills & Thrills careers showcase takes careers advice out of the office and onto the stage, through an exhilarating showcase packed with music, film and theatre. Find out the latest on jobs of the future, industry trends and connecting your passion to a successful career outcome’.
Venue : Greater Union Cinemas, Wollongong, NSW.
26-27 2017 Schools of the Future Conference
‘Highlighting the best practices that are taking place in our learning environments today and being planned for those of tomorrow’.
Venue : Hawaii Convention Centre, Hawaii, USA.
26-28 GP17 - The RACGP Conference for General Practice
‘Coinciding with the first year of the new Quality Improvement and Continuing Professional Development triennium [2017-19], GP17 - “General practice : The foundation of patient-centred care” will continue to deliver education of the highest quality’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
27 Leading Mathematics at Your Primary School : Strategies & Tools
‘Provides a time and place for educators to engage in professional dialogue about the art of teaching and learning mathematics and to strategically plan for a sustainable whole-school approach to mathematics’.
Venue : The Epping Club, Epping, Sydney, NSW.
27-29 ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership
‘Save the date for the 2017 Conference on Educational Leadership. Check back in mid-April for more information’.
Venue : Orlando, Florida, USA.
27-29 New ! The 2017 Inclusive Education Summit
‘The Inclusive Education Summit invites us to come together to think about education in a momentous time in global history where the world has fractured, people are displaced and we search for new research, education and political leadership to restore social cohesion and rebuild school systems that are an apprenticeship in democracy’.
Venue : University of South Australia, City West Campus, Adelaide, South Australia.
28 Early Childhood Educators Retreat 2017
‘We are thrilled to host 3 amazing facilitators Maggie Dent, Anthony Semann and Caroline Fewster. Delegates will be entertained by these 3 Keynote Speakers’.
Venue : Esplanade Hotel Fremantle, by Rydges, Fremantle, Western Australia.
29/10-1/11 AGTA Conference 2017
The conference ‘will showcase dynamic cross-discipline -omics research, and uniquely allow genomics and bioinformatics researchers, as well as industry, to interact over a wide range of topics’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
30-31 EdTechPosium [formerly Moodleposium]
‘A yearly Canberra-based educational technology conference with a focus on higher education and VET’.
Venue : Australian Defence Force Academy [ADFA], UNSW, Canberra, ACT.
30/10-1/11 MLearn 2017
16th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning. ‘Provides a forum for researchers, policy makers, professionals and educators from higher education, school education and vocational education, government departments, industries and international organisations as well as IT developers and solutions providers to share knowledge, research and practices and debate critical issues pertaining to sustainable futures for mobile learning’.
Venue : Larnaca, Cyprus.
30/10-2/11 Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017
‘This year’s theme, Lead 360. Drive Digital to the Core, will help you see further, explore deeper and discover how to make digital a core competence for you and your organisation’.
Venue : Gold Coast, Queensland.
31 AHRI State Conferences 2017 [Newcastle]
‘Program to be announced soon’.
Venue : Pullman Brisbane King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland.
31 New ! Driving School Improvement [ACER]
‘A practical guide - designed to support school leaders in meeting their iprovement challenges in ways that can be contextualised to their circumstances’.
Rydges Parramatta, Rosehill, NSW.
31 Mudgee Skills and Thrills Showcase
‘The Skills & Thrills careers showcase takes careers advice out of the office and onto the stage, through an exhilarating showcase packed with music, film and theatre. Find out the latest on jobs of the future, industry trends and connecting your passion to a successful career outcome’.
Venue : Town Hall Cinema, Mudgee, NSW.
31/10-2/11 Updated ! 2017 AAIR Forum
‘Specialists will converge on Alice Springs, a town rich in history and culture, to share knowledge and discuss key issues in the sector’.
Venue : Alice Springs Convention Centre, Alice Springs, Northern Territory.
31/10-2/11 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of Technology, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
31/10-2/11 Universitas 21 Educational Innovation Conference
‘Further details, including registration information, will be available soon, but meanwhile, save these dates and plan to join us in Mexico’.
Venue : Tec de Monterrey [Monterrey campus], Monterrey, Mexico.
31/10-3/11 EDUCAUSE 2017
‘The premier gathering of IT professionals and technology providers represents the best thinking in higher education IT. The conference solicits content from colleagues who are willing to share ideas regarding strategies, leading change, effective processes, what's working and often what isn’t’.
Venue : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and ONLINE.

Beginning of October 2017

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