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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.

March 2018
Date Event
1-2 International Conference on Current Achievements in Multidisciplinary Academic Research 2018
The conference has a wide range of tracks and topics.
Venue : The Aqueen Hotel, Jalan Afifi, Singapore.
1-3 Women’s Leadership and Empowerment Conference 2018
‘This highly exciting and challenging international Conference is intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, educational leaders, policy makers, industry representatives, advanced students, and others’.
Venue : Bangkok, Thailand.
2-4 6th Asia Pacific Conference on Advanced Research [APCAR 2018]
‘The main theme of this conference is “Meeting the Challenge”. 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.
3-4 MTSBR 2018
A multi-track conference with the theme of ‘Innovative World : New challenges for research and development’’.
Venue : Novotel Hotel Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
3-7 2018 NASPA Annual Conference
‘The NASPA Annual Conference is a global gathering of student affairs educators passionate about critical higher education issues’.
Venue : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
5 The Big Meet Hobart 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Activities Centre, Sandy Bay Campus, University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania.
5-7 Education and Development Conference 2018
‘This highly exciting and challenging international Conference on education 2018 is intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, educational leaders, policy makers, industry representatives, advanced students, and others’.
Venue : Bangkok, Thailand.
5-7 New ! International Conference on Business, Economics, Management and Marketing [ICBEMM] 2018
‘Provides an opportunity for academics, practitioners, consultants, scholars, researchers and policy makers with different backgrounds and experiences, to present their papers in the conference and to discuss their experiences, new ideas, research results, as well as any practical challenges encountered and/or the solutions adopted during their work’.
Venue : University of Oxford, St Anne’s College, Oxford, United Kingdom.
5-7 INTED 2018
‘One of the largest international education conferences for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector. It has become a reference event where more than 700 experts from 80 countries will get together to present their projects and share their knowledge on teaching and learning methodologies and innovations on educational technology’.
Venue : Valencia, Spain.
5-8 New ! Business of Schools Summit 2018.pdf
‘Bringing together school leaders to discuss best practice approaches to funding and finance, relevant legal and governance issues, school leadership, and attracting, developing and retaining teachers’.
Venue : Grace Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
5-8 SXSW EDU 2018
‘The SXSW EDU Conference & Festival cultivates and empowers a community of engaged stakeholders to advance teaching and learning’.
Venue : Austin, Texas, USA.
5-9 New ! Learning Analytics and Knowledge 2018
‘The preparations for LAK18 are currently ongoing and we will be releasing information in the coming months’.
Venue : SMC Conference and Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.
6-7 A Blueprint to the Social Library
‘A two day showcase of Real Case Studies, Practical Strategies and Best Practices from Across the Library Space’.
Venue : Novotel on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
7 New ! The Big Day In™
‘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 : Joyes Hall, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW.
7-9 ICEIT 2018
‘The aim of the conference is to provide a platform to the researchers and practitioners from both academia as well as industry to meet and share cutting-edge development in the field’.
Venue : Oxford, United Kingdom.
7-10 2018 HERA Conference
‘The wide-ranging span of the Humanities provides the finest range of approaches and methodologies to explore the vast array of concepts and themes within the humanities throughout the world’.
Venue : Chicago, Illinois, USA..
8-10 International Conference on Universities and Women’s Studies 2018
‘ICUWS 2018 is a main annual research conference aimed at presenting new improvements in Women’s Studies. The conference will be held every year to make it an ideal platform for people to share views and experiences’.
Venue : Hong Kong.
9 The Big Meet Melbourne 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Palladium at Crown, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria.
9-11 New ! Learning Support Conference [Steiner Education Australia]
‘A full program and details will be published shortly’.
Venue : Little Yarra Steiner School, Yarra Junction, Victoria.
10 New ! Annual Primary Mathematics Conference 2018
Assessment : It’s a whole-school approach. ‘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, NSW.
10-11 DRSHBM 2018 [Association of Social Sciences and Humanities]
A multi-track conference with the theme of ‘Exploring and Nurturing Research Excellence’.
Venue : Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
10-13 ACE 2018
‘A diverse agenda, offering sessions that will unpack the political, policy, and practical issues impacting the decisions you make every day. Sessions will also address leadership, diversity, internationalisation, technology, attainment, and more’.
Venue : Marriott Marquis, Washington, DC, USA..
11-13 2018 AACSB Assessment and Impact Conference
‘Your opportunity to explore current trends and global best practices, network with peers and experienced accreditation volunteers, and get a glimpse at what peer institutions are doing to stay current in assessment and assurance of learning’.
Venue : Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
11-14 Annual International Conference on Childhood Education 2018
The International Round Table Symposium. ‘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 Educaton Law’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
12-13 New ! Interpreting and Translating the Reggio Emilia Approach
‘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, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-13 New ! New Generation Learning Space Design 2018
‘Returns with a band new agenda that will feature new strategies and innovative architectural projects. The challenge is - with the pace our digital environment and learning styles radically evolving - to stay ahead and remain competitive’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
12-14 RELC International Conference 2018
‘Seeks to provide opportunities for our profession to critically reflect upon and evaluate existing pedagogical principles and practices, and to envision a future that allows language educators to meet the needs of learners in an increasingly diverse world’.
Venue : Singapore.
13 New ! Where do I start ? Literacy teaching for beginning teachers
‘This will address common questions that pre-service teachers, beginning teachers and teachers new to a particular year level ask’.
Venue : Henry Parkes Equity Resource Centre, Whalan, NSW .
13-15 Asia-Pacific Conference on Education, Social Studies and Psychology 2018
‘An international platform for scholars, researchers and practitioners to discuss interdisciplinary research and practices in the fields of Economics, Education, Humanities and Culture Studies, Law, Literature and Linguistics, Psychology, Social Studies and all sub-fields’.
Venue : Grand Victoria Hotel, Taipei City, Taiwan.
14-15 New ! CIO Forum 2018
‘Uniting the nation’s premier strategists, it is the optimal platform from which to realise the promise of future technology and unlock the competitive edge to lead and succeed in 2018’.
Venue : Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
14-15 New ! Digital Marketing Strategies for Higher Education
‘The Digital Marketing Strategies in Higher Education conference will explore leading higher education and industry case studies to assist you in improving your digital marketing strategies’.
Venue : CQ Functions Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
14-15 New ! Finance & Accounting Professionals Leadership Workshop
‘Participants will come to understand the attributes of transformational leaders, how to overcome common causes of leadership failure, gain mechanisms for leading under pressure and learn high-level communication skills to assist in managing change and dealing with difficult situations and people’.
Venue : Cliftons Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
14-17 Annual International Conference on Women and Education 2018
The International Round Table Symposium. ‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to Women and the University, Girls’ Education, Women and Careers, Women’s Writing, Women in Literature, Women in History, Women and Social Justice, Women and Religion and Women and Sports’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College in the University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
15 The Big Meet Perth 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
15-16 2018 Spring Global Management Conference
‘The aim of Global Conference on Leadership and Management is to provide an opportunity for leaders and managers from various fields to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of administrators’.
Venue : Hampton Inn & Suites, Riverside, California, USA.
15-16 2018 International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organisations
‘The Eighteenth International Conference features research addressing the following annual themes’, including Management Education, Change Management and Knowledge Management. Partnered with Charles Darwin University.
Venue : University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany.
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2018 Igniting Leadership Program
Leadership Victoria. ‘The Igniting Leadership Program provides an outstanding opportunity for potential and current leaders to build their leadership skills and capacity’.
Venue : Leadership Victoria, Old Treasury Building, Melbourne, Victoria.
15-17 21CL Global Education Leadership Summit
‘We want to bring schools who have innovative programs and structures to share with their peers around the world’. Dr Andy Hargreaves will provide the Keynote presentation.
Venue : Bangkok, Thailand.
15-17 CSEDU 2018
‘Aims at becoming a yearly meeting place for presenting and discussing new educational environments, best practices and case studies on innovative technology-based learning strategies, institutional policies on computer supported education including open and distance education, using computers’.
Venue : Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.
16 The Big Meet Adelaide 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.
16-18 2018 NZAGC National Conference
A conference about gifted children with the theme of ‘Giftedness from the inside out’.
Venue : ACG Parnell College, Auckland, New Zealand.
17-18 Brisbane Reinvent Your Career Expo
‘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 : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
19 Agile Schools Summit 2018
‘The annual Agile Schools Summit is about empowering teacher learning by creating a shared professional space for senior school and system leaders to engage in deep thinking. This day will give you the space to percolate new ideas, provoke routined thinking, and adopt tactful ways forward’.
Venue : Amora Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
19-22 New ! LSN 2018 Masterclass
‘The masterclass will include 4 days of presentations and workshops tailored forAustralasian longitudinal data experts’.
Venue : Elements Resort, Byron Bay, NSW.
19-23 CAA Conference 2018
‘Through diverse case studies from all over the world, the conference will show new technical approaches and best practice from various archaeological and computer-science disciplines’.
Venue : University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Denmark.
20 New ! The Big Day In™
‘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 : The Great Hall, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW.
20 The Big Meet Brisbane 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland.
20-22 FutureSchools
‘Shaping the Future of Australia’s Schools. This is Australia’s largest national education event for schools. With over 3000+ attendees, 100+ leading speakers and 100 exhibitors, this is a must-attend education event for Principals, teachers, IT teachers and everyone involved in K-12 education’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-22 ClassTECH Conference
Part of FutureSchools. ‘A practical conference designed for coalface educators wanting to integrate emerging technologies into their classroom [including coding, robotics, drones, 3D printing, wearables, augmented reality, gaming and other disruptive technologies], and ICT managers wanting to support these technologies’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-22 Teaching Kids to Code Conference
Part of FutureSchools. ‘One of five parallel conferences running at the National FutureSchools Expo. This conference focuses on the Professional Development for teachers of Australia's new digital technologies curriculum, with a focus on how to teach children to code’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-23 New ! 2018 EFMD Marcom, External & Alumni Relations Conference
‘This conference is aimed at the International and External, PR, Marketing, Communication and Alumni relations representatives in business schools’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Berlin, Germany.
21-23 LESANZ Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
22-23 New ! LSA 2018 State Conference
‘The Conference aims to provide a mix of academic, professional and practical speakers as well as teaching and learning workshops’.
Venue : Rydges Hotel, Rosehill, Sydney, NSW.
22-23 New Perspectives in Science Education [7th Edition]
‘Bringing together experts from all over the world to share findings, expertise and experience on science education. The conference is also an excellent opportunity for international networking and for sharing results achieved in innovative science education projects and initiatives’.
Venue : Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence, Italy.
23 New ! NESA Accredited Youth Suicide Prevention Training : Primary & Secondary Teachers
‘This comprehensive, skills-based workshop is suitable for all teaching and support staff. The workshop provides extensive information on’ a number of areas.
Venue : City of Sydney RSL & Community Club, Sydney, NSW.
23-24 10th ICLLCE 2018
‘A multi-disciplinary forum discussing ideas, theories and research findings in the arts, humanities, and social sciences’.
Venue : Royal Plaza on Scotts, Singapore.
23-24 ICAESS 2018
‘Providing a platform for researchers, engineers, academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in Arts, Education and Social Science’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
23-24 ICASM 2018
‘Providing a platform for researchers, engineers, academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in Applied Science and Mathematics’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
24-26 ASCD Empower : The Conference for Every Educator
‘Empower18 is a conference designed by educators, for educators where you are empowered to create your own personalized learning experience’.
Venue : Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
25-27 IB Global Conference, Singapore 2018
‘The conference will feature a number of high profile speakers and presentations, and is the ideal place to be inspired by fellow educators from all over the world. The conference offers you a chance to meet, engage and share experiences, and to discover new ideas for your IB program’.
Venue : Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore.
25-27 IB Heads Conference, Singapore 2018
‘The conference will offer you a chance to meet, engage and share experiences with IB Heads from all over the world. Our theme is Educator Voices : Shaping the Future so we will be highlighting innovative educators in IB schools who are shaping the future of education’.
Venue : Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore.
25-29 APAIE 2018 Conference & Exhibition
This is based around the theme of ‘The Impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific’.
Venue : Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
26-27 AUA 2018
‘This is your opportunity to join and connect with colleagues across the breadth of the HE Sector, from all corners of the world, to develop your understanding of the risks and opportunities ahead, to share the issues facing you in your own role, and to support one another to meet these challenges together’.
Venue : University of Manchester, Manchester, England.
26-28 ICSSH 2018
‘Bringing together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Social Science and Humanity, and discussing the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : Fukuoka, Japan.
26-28 The Asian Conference on Education & International Development 2018
‘Bringing 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.
26-28 World Literacy Summit 2018
‘The World Literacy Summit always centres on literacy and the role it plays in improving peoples lives from year to year we identify a theme that is central. In 2018 we would like to concentrate on the Empowering Aspect of Literacy and we have decided to adopt the theme of the Australian “Aboriginal Literacy Foundation - Today a reader, tomorrow a leader”’.
Venue : Oxford, England.
26-30 SITE 2018
‘Representing individual teacher educators and affiliated organisations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development’.
Venue : Washington, DC, USA.
27-28 20th International Conference on Education, Teaching and E-learning [ICETE 2018]
‘Providing the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Education, Teaching and E-learning’.
Venue : Narita Tobu Hotel Airport, Narita-shi Chiba, Tokyo, Japan.
27-30 TESOL 2018
‘Educators and scholars from more than 100 countries exchange ideas and practices, explore a wide range of topics and current trends, expand their professional networks, engage in mentoring on research and other projects, review the latest professional publications and resources, and learn about advocacy efforts in their community and around the world’.
Venue : Chicago, Illinois, USA.
28 The Big Meet Sydney 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
28-29 New ! Learning and Development Professionals Leadership Workshop
‘This will give delegates the tools they need to effectively guide and support their team through complex changes, whilst fostering workforce development. Throughout a series of expert-led sessions, delegates will experience a range of new techniques and processes to assist them in overcoming the common challenges of this dynamic field’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
29-30 ICSECS Sydney 2018‎
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Science Education and Communication in Schools‎’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
30-3/1-4 The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities
‘The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2018 will be held alongside The Asian Conference on Literature 2018 in Kobe, Japan. Registration for either conference will allow participants to attend sessions in the other’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
30-3/1-4 The Asian Conference on Literature 2018
‘The Asian Conference on Literature 2018 will be held alongside The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2018 in Kobe, Japan. Registration for either conference will allow participants to attend sessions in the other’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.

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April 2018
Date Event
1-3 e-CASE & e-Tech 2018
‘Provides a platform for researchers, engineers, academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society, e-Education, and e-Technology’.
Venue : Osaka International House Foundation, Osaka, Japan.
1-3 International Conference on Education and Global Studies [IConEGS2018]
‘This conference provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration’.
Venue : Osaka International House Foundation, Osaka, Japan.
1-3 2018 International Symposium on Education and Psychology [ISEP 2018]
‘The main objective of ISEP is to provide a platform for researchers, academicians, practitioners, as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in the fields of Education and Psychology’.
Venue : Osaka International House Foundation, Osaka, Japan.
2-3 ICSET Sydney 2018
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Sustainable Electrical Technologies’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
4-6 Australia New Zealand Agent [ANZA] Workshop
‘The ANZA Workshop is the most efficient and cost-effective way to personally meet a large number of high-quality agents committed to sending students and youth travellers to New Zealand and Australia’.
Venue : SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
5-6 EUA 2018 Annual Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
5-7 Sacred Sites/Sacred Stories : Global Perspectives [Australian Religion Conference]
‘The study of sacred sites is a prominent feature in a number of disciplines. Topics of enquiry range from the role of sacred sites in religious traditions, through to how sacred sites form part of the development of modern tourist industries, the role of sacred sites in international relations and the ways in which sacred sites can be the focus for disputes’.
Venue : ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
6 2018 Ignite the Spark, Fuel the Fire : Differentiating Assessment
‘The conference, now fourth in the series, will focus on ideas and practical ways to differentiate assessment, in the context of the classroom, whole school and community of schools, as required by the NSW syllabuses for the Australian Curriculum’.
Venue : UNSW, Kensington, Sydney, NSW.
6-8 Early Years Expo & PDT Forum
‘One of Australia’s leading professional development events for Early Childhood Education & Care service providers, management and educators’.
Venue : Grand Pavilion Rosehill Gardens & Event Centre, Sydney, NSW.
6-13 Bothmer Intensive [Steiner Education Australia]
‘8 days of Intense Bothmer instruction and practice and amazing connection with fellow teachers plus lots of games’.
Venue : Noosa Pengari Steiner School, Queensland.
7 2018 K-8 Conference [Mathematical Association of NSW]
‘Talking Mathematically: Communicating Clearly’.
Venue : Bankstown Sports Club, Bankstown, NSW.
7-8 AUSSRE 2018 [International Forum for Academic Research in Entrepreneurship and Social Sciences]
‘Aiming to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Economics, Trade and Development, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : Rydges Camperdown, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW.
7-8 New ! Hands on Technology 2018 [IIATE]
‘There are 14 courses on offer, each course runs across the two days giving participants an imersive workshop experienc’.
Venue : Killara High School, Killara, Sydney, NSW.
7-9 4th EAI International Conference on e-Learning e-Education and Online Training [eLEOT 2018]
‘This year’s conference aims at exploring e-learning solutions that spark the attention as well as imagination of students through interactivity, immersion, variety of content, or cutting-edge technologies’.
Venue : Shanghai, China.
8-9 2018 Tertiary Studies and Careers Expo, Adelaide
‘Offers a unique opportunity for anyone interested in starting, changing or upgrading their career ! Featuring many local, interstate and overseas education providers, students services and support agencies’.
Venue : Adelaide, Comnvention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
9-11 Flexible Learning Association of New Zealand Conference
‘The premier conference in New Zealand for leaders, practitioners and professionals involved in open, distance, flexible and mobile learning across the compulsory schooling sectors, vocational, tertiary and professional development settings’.
Venue : Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
9-11 UKSG 41st Annual Conference and Exhibition : Glasgow
‘The UKSG annual conference is a major three-day event in the scholarly communications calendar. It attracts around 900 delegates each year from around the world and is a great opportunity to keep up to date with trends, get practical information and network’.
Venue : Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow, Scotland.
9-12 New ! NOEC 2018 - National Outdoor Education Conference
‘Delegates will be invited to examine and engage with historical foundations of long-held traditions of outdoor education, such as nature, risk, adventure, skill development and social and interpersonal development. More contemporary constructs of outdoor education will also be presented and interrogated’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
10-11 8th Annual Summit on Education Technology Strategies
For K-12 Schools, Colleges and Universities. ‘Amplify Your Student Success, Drive Engagement, and Maximize Budget’.
Venue : Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
10-12 International Academic Research Conference
‘The conference focuses on three disciplines : Education, Business and Behavioral Sciences. Each disciplinary track provides a scholarly opportunity for professionals to enhance their practice by exploring contemporary advancements, revolutionary methods, influential trends, best practice models and leadership techniques’.
Venue : Savannah, Georgia, USA.
10-13 iPads in Higher Education 2018 : Bath Spa
‘The conference will explore and facilitate discourse around the role of iPads and other emerging mobile technologies in education, research, culture, and policy’.
Venue : Bath Spa University, Bath, UK.
11-12 New ! 6th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium
‘The Symposium program will be designed to engage academics, policy makers, expert researchers in rural and remote health and clinician-researchers, as well as emerging and early career researchers’.
Venue : TBC, Canberra, ACT.
12-13 2018 Conference - TeachTechPlay
‘TeachTechPlay is a professional learning community inspiring learning through empowerment and connection. Join us for two days of conversation, inspiration and practical strategies to enhance the teaching and learning in your classroom and school’.
Venue : Ivanhoe Grammar School, Ivanhoe, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-13 New ! No More Harm National Conference
‘This conference is an ideal platform to exchange ideas and learn more from other professionals, researchers and practitioners that work with individuals, groups and organisations with bullying, harassing or discriminating behaviour challenges and outcomes’.
Venue : Pullman Melbourne on the Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-14 ITEEA 2018 Conference
Building Bridges Within The STEM Community and Beyond. ‘The theme focuses on building bridges within the STEM community and beyond. Building bridges helps everyone to understand the important role technology and engineering contributes to STEM education’.
Venue : Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
13-15 2018 Leading, Learning & Caring Conference
‘This Conference allows our schools’ curriculum and pastoral care leaders the opportunity to gather together for professional and personal learning and networking’. AHISA.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
13-17 2018 AERA Annual Meeting
‘Theme : “The Dreams, Possibilities, and Necessity of Public Education”’.
Venue : New York, USA.
14-15 AUSSRE Annual Global Convention on Recent Trends in Social Sciences, Management and Economics Research 2018
‘Aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Economics, Trade and Development, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
16-18 New ! NZACE Conference 2018
‘Every year we host an annual conference for cooperative education practitioners to present research and new programmes’.
Venue : Waiheke Island, Auckland, New Zealand.
16-19 APAC 18
‘The CASE Asia Pacific Advancement Conference seeks to provide delegates with the best resources to go beyond frontiers, maximizing each and every one’s potential in their advancement career’.
Venue : Kerry Hotel, Hung Hom Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
16-20 34th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering
‘Addresses research issues in designing, building, managing, and evaluating advanced data-intensive systems and applications. It is a leading forum for researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and to exchange techniques, tools, and experiences’.
Venue : Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, Paris, France.
17-18 Global Learn 2018 [AACE]
A conference ‘with the mission of advancing Information Technology in Education and E-Learning research, development, learning, and its practical application’.
Venue : University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA.
17-19 13th Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference
‘QPR2018 seeks to address the “so what ?” question about doctoral education, inviting proposals addressing the conference theme of Impact, Engagement, and Doctoral Education . We invite contributors to think broadly about the notions of “impact” and “engagement”’.
Venue : National Wine Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
18-19 OER 18
‘As a movement over 15 years old, has open education made an impact - on learners, on society and on education ? What can we do to to support learning in the open - and how can we use open to support learning ?’
Venue : Bristol, United Kingdom.
18-19 The e-Assessment Question 2018
‘For many years we have been discussing when e-Assessment will be become mainstream. With the exception of high stakes schools qualifications, that day has arrived. Yet despite traditional paper based assessment being inefficient, costly and prone to ridicule by the Facebook generation, e-Assessment delivery still faces many challenges’.
Venue : America Square Conference Centre, City of London, UK.
18-20 NZAEE 8th Biennial Conference
‘Join us as we examine the challenges and celebrate progress and successes in the Wellington region, nationally and beyond, through a diverse and fascinating array of presentations, workshops, field trips and networking opportunities’.
Venue : Wellington Girls College, Wellington, New Zealand.
18-20 OLC Innovate 2018 [Education Reimagined]
‘At OLC Innovate, we will conduct a series of engaging hands-on workshops aimed at fostering organic interactions and collaborative cross-disciplinary problem solving. Together we will build new foundations for stronger, better higher education environments’.
Venue : Gaylord Opryland, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
18-21 IABL World Conference on Blended Learning 2018
‘Inviting researchers, teachers, professors, administrators, trainers and technology experts to present the latest blended learning solutions as well as to discuss and exchange the latest findings and new ideas based on the ongoing research, practice, and experience’.
Venue : Warsaw, Poland.
19-20 New ! Breakthrough Strategies to Teach & Counsel Troubled Students
‘We wrote the book on problem kids, and we teach the class’.
Venue : Seattle, Washington, USA.
20 New ! StemCON 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Hyatt Regency O’Hare/Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
22-24 2018 AACSB International Conference & Annual Meeting
‘Bringing together the collective strength of the world’s top business academics and collaborators to champion the future of business education and the schools that provide it’.
Venue : Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
23-26 Ireland International Conference on Education
‘An international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Dublin, Ireland.
23-27 The Web Conference 2018
‘Providing the world a premier forum for discussion and debate about the evolution of the Web, the standardisation of its associated technologies, and the impact of those technologies on society and culture’. Last held in Perth, Western Australia.
Venue : Université de Lyon, Lyon, France.
24-26 Open Education Global Conference 2018
‘The most internationally diverse conference devoted exclusively to open education, attracting researchers, practitioners, policy makers, educators and students from more than 35 countries to discuss and explore how Open Education advances educational practices around the world’.
Venue : Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands.
25-27 ICLT 2018
‘Bringing together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Learning and Teaching, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : Nanyang Executive Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
26-28 The Australian Eye-tracking Conference 2018
‘The conference will bring together international and local researchers from academia and industry to engage with eye-movement research, and encourage new collaborations across disciplines and institutions’.
Venue : Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW.
27-29 The Asian Conference on Language Learning [ACLL 2018]
‘Our conference theme for 2018, “Surviving and Thriving: Education in Times of Change”, references inherent vulnerabilities in both educational systems and the individual students and teachers, as well as the necessary resilience needed to not only survive, but also thrive’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
30 New ! Teaching Approaches for Developing Reading Fluency Years 3-6
‘Explore a range of teaching approaches and activities to build fluency in reading. Fluency is often considered the “forgotten” element of reading comprehension instruction’.
Venue : Henry Parkes Equity Resource Centre, Whalan, NSW.

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May 2018
Date Event
1-4 17th ANTS National Nurse Education Conference 2018
‘The conference will gather nursing and midwifery educators from across Australia to explore the changing practice through innovation, creative teaching and learning strategies’.
Venue : Crown Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-4 BOOST [Best of Out-Of-School Time] Conference
‘Join the largest, most recognised and comprehensive global convening for after school, expanded learning, and in and out-of- school time professionals’.
Venue : Palm Springs Convention Centre, Palm Springs, California, USA.
2-3 New ! Women and Leadership Symposium Brisbane
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : Rydges Southbank, South Brisbane, Queensland.
2-4 2018 Career Development Association of Australia National Conference
‘Presents a unique opportunity to join with others who have an interest in career development and to experience the warm collegiality of the Australian career development community, as we collectively consider and create a vison of career development towards 2020’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
2-4 ALLA 2018 Conference
‘A biennial event, the Conference is the major professional and business development event in the Association’s 2018 calendar’.
Venue : Darwin, Northern Territory.
2-4 Going Global 2018
‘The conference for leaders of international education. This year’s theme is : “Global connections, local impact”’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
3-5 The 4th World Conference on Women’s Studies 2018
‘This year’s conference theme addresses the future of Women’s Studies, by highlighting the importance of bridging gaps between academia and practice, translating theory into meaningful and sustainable change, and exploring new understandings of persisting grievances, such as violence against women’.
Venue : Colombo, Sri Lanka.
3-6 VCE and Careers Expo
‘Australia’s biggest education and careers expo !’
Venue : Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria.
5 Christians in Teaching Conference
The ‘Target audience is Primary and secondary school teachers, school leaders and governors, pre-service teacher’.
Venue : TBC.
5-6 Spirit of Learning Conference
‘With over 300 delegates attending, Spirit of Learning is fast becoming one of the biggest PD opportunities for beginning teachers. Register today to secure your place’.
Venue : Hilton Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.
5-8 Fearless Girls. Strong Women : 2018 Biennial Educators Conference
This ‘ will be the premier gathering of girls’ school educators in Australasia. The format of the conference includes keynotes from academic, business and community leaders, session presentations and interactive discussions and debates on critical issues affecting educators and girls’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
5-8 Round Table [on Information Access for People with a Print Disability]
‘Provides three full days of technical, research and panel sessions, presentations and practical workshops on issues related to accessibility. There are also many opportunities for networking and socialising with key speakers, panel members and attendees’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, Sydney NSW.
6-9 7th International Nurse Education Conference
‘Encouraging the sharing of research and practice of nursing, midwifery and healthcare education as it impacts on the learning experience of students and qualified practitioners and the health and social care needs, and safety, of the individuals and communities it serves worldwide’.
Venue : Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
7-8 TEDLR 2018
The conference has a wide range of tracks and topics.
Venue : The Howard Plaza Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan.
7-8 New ! The New Art and Science of Teaching [Sydney]
‘Based on Dr Robert J Marzano’s 50 years of education research, The New Art and Science of Teaching framework represents the most up-to-date research about effective teaching. During this interactive event, you’ll explore The New Art and Science of Teaching framework and learn specific, proven actions educators can take to maximise engagement and achievement’.
Venue : Rydges World Square, Sydney, NSW.
9-11 Beyond the Digital Revolution in ELT : NEAS 2018
‘NEAS would like to hear from students, teachers and professional staff about their experiences inside and outside the classroom with technology’.
Venue : Doltone House Darling Island, Pyrmont, NSW.
10 New ! Women and Leadership Symposium Perth
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : Pan Pacific Hotel, Adelaide Terrace, Perth, Western Australia.
10-11 New ! Share it - Resource Sharing Futures 2018 Conference
Share it brings together international, national and local speakers to grapple with these and other resource-sharing dilemmas - and to consider the way forward. Whether you’re at the interlibrary loan and document delivery coal face, or facing tough decisions about the viability of resource sharing in your organisation, Share it will get you talking, planning and thinking about the future’.
Venue : National Library of Australia, Canberra, ACT.
10-11 New ! The New Art and Science of Teaching [Brisbane]
‘Based on Dr Robert J Marzano’s 50 years of education research, The New Art and Science of Teaching framework represents the most up-to-date research about effective teaching. During this interactive event, you’ll explore The New Art and Science of Teaching framework and learn specific, proven actions educators can take to maximise engagement and achievement’.
Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.
11-12 Brisbane Careers and Employment Expo
‘The event offers the opportunity for students, job seekers and career changers of all ages to connect with organisations for guidance, clarity and opportunities in relation to career options’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
11-12 New ! SEA GLaM Conference - Steiner Education Australia
‘Details of the program will be out shortly’.
Venue : Chrysalis Steiner School, Bellingen, NSW.
11-13 GEN TEFL 2018
‘The conference welcomes papers discussing new research, new forms of contexts for learning, and new types of collaboration among academics and practitioners from wide range of disciplines and educational settings that explore a rich and diverse view on ELT Policies and Practice’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
12-13 AUSSRE 2018 [International Forum on Education for Sustainable Development and Economic Policy]
‘Aiming to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Economics, Trade and Development, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
13-18 ISfTE [The International Society for Teacher Education] Annual International Seminar
‘We hope to provide not only international exchange of research but also a platform for participants from around the world and the local community. By encountering globalism and localism in education and culture, we are expecting new ways for the development of public education and society exchanges in the future’.
Venue : Suginosawa-Training-Centre, 1749 Suginosawa, Japan [see full details on the site].
14-16 IUNC Eurasia 2018
‘This is the exclusive face-to-face networking event specifically designed to connect universities from around the world with international office directors from European & Asian institutions and edu agencies from different countries’.
Venue : Moscow, Russia.
14-16 LiHE 2018
‘Innovative Teaching and Learning Practices in Higher Education’.
Venue : Copenhagen, Denmark.
15-17 CeBIT Australia 2018 [Business Technology Conference & Exhibition]
‘APAC’s largest & longest running B2B technology exhibition & conference. 15k technology professionals from enterprise, government, SME & start-up’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
16-18 2018 ASEPA National Conference
‘The Twentieth Anniversary of the establishment of ASEPA ! It was in Adelaide that we met for the very first time and since then we have become an organisation that is held in high regard nationally. To celebrate we have invited exceptional International and National speakers to ensure that this conference ‘Turning Tides. Inspiring Minds’ offers the opportunity to learn, improve and lead outstanding practice within the field of Education for students with disability’.
Venue : Stamford Grand, Glenelg, South Australia.
16-18 2018 IEEE SeGAH
‘The overall objectives of the conference are the discussion and sharing of knowledge, experiences and scientific and technical results, related to state-of-the-art solutions and technologies on serious games and applications for health and healthcare, as well as the demonstration of advanced products and technologies’.
Venue : Technische Universität, Vienna, Austria.
17 Newcastle Lake Macquarie Career and Training Expo
‘This event showcases products like Technology, entertainment, music, art, theatre and television, beauty therapy, fitness, science, mathematics & much more etc. in the HR Consultants’ industry’.
Venue : Newcastle Jockey Club, Broadmeadow, NSW.
17-18 2018 Early Years Conference
Today’s Children - Tomorrow’s Future. ‘The Early Years Conference promotes the wellbeing of children and families by advancing collaboration and evidence-based practice, and provides a platform to reflect multiple perspectives to improve early childhood development’.
Venue : Hotel Pullman Cairns International, Cairns, Queensland.
17-18 New ! Positive Schools 2018 Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference
‘Over 2 full days, more than 30 leading experts from around the world will challenge us and inspire us to create exceptional education in exceptional schools. Education that supports equity and diversity. Specifically for all Primary and Secondary Teachers, School Leaders, School Psychologists and Allied Professionals’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
18 New ! 2018 VET CEO Conference
‘The Conference program has been designed to address fundamental aspects of day-to-day RTO operations, as well as to explore critical components of future-proofing any business; strategy and planning, managing growth, and leadership’.
Venue : Hilton Brisbane, Elizabeth St, Brisbane City, Queensland.
18-20 GPCE Sydney 2018
‘Welcoming over 1 000 GPs and healthcare professionals to learn, earn CPD points, network and discover the latest innovations in the market’.
Venue : Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.
18-20 New ! Thinking & Learning Conference [Melbourne]
Extensive information on all aspects can be found from This Brochure.
Venue : The Heath, Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield East, Victoria.
19 New ! Women and Leadership Symposium Adelaide
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : The Playford, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.
20-24 2018 IEEE International Conference on Communications
‘Themed “Communications for Connecting Humanity”, the conference will offer five full days of original paper presentations, tutorials, workshops, keynotes, demonstrations, industry panels and social events designed to further career opportunities and the in-depth understanding of the latest communications advancements worldwide’.
Venue : Sheraton Kansas City Hotel, Kansas City, Kansas, USA.
21 Invictus Wellbeing Conference
The focus is ‘Using cultural architecture, wellbeing theory and outdoor education to enhance the lives of young people’. Suited to Directors of Wellbeing, Year Coordinators, Heads of House, Invictus Coordinators, Pastoral Care Teachers, Counsellors, Youth Leaders and Teachers.
Venue : Macquarie College, Lake Rd, ​Wallsend NSW.
23-25 2018 AACSB Annual Accreditation Conference : Asia Pacific
‘Discover the challenges schools in Asia Pacific face regarding accreditation and formulate solutions that will help the accreditation community worldwide. Network with peers, connect with experienced accreditation volunteers, meet with accreditation staff, and exchange ideas and best practices with professionals from around the world’.
Venue : Hong Kong, China.
24-25 New ! Positive Schools 2018 Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference
‘Over 2 full days, more than 30 leading experts from around the world will challenge us and inspire us to create exceptional education in exceptional schools. Education that supports equity and diversity. Specifically for all Primary and Secondary Teachers, School Leaders, School Psychologists and Allied Professionals’.
Venue : Rydges Esplanade, Fremantle, Western Australia.
25 New ! The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Brisbane] - Generation Next
‘Leading experts deliver up to date, authoritative information. A practically oriented, multi-disciplinary approach to common issues impacting the wellbeing of young people’.
Venue : UQ Centre, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland.
25-26 Adelaide Careers and Employment Expo
‘The event offers the opportunity for students, job seekers and career changers to connect with organisations for guidance, clarity and opportunities in relation to careers options’.
Venue : Adelaide Showground, Adelaide, South Australia.
27-29 The Asian Conference on Language Learning
‘This conference, part of a series on language learning and education, 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.
28/5-2/6 NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo
‘The conference will feature outstanding educational and professional development opportunities and a world-class expo hall’.
Venue : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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2018 Igniting Leadership Program
Leadership Victoria. ‘The Igniting Leadership Program provides an outstanding opportunity for potential and current leaders to build their leadership skills and capacity’.
Venue : Leadership Victoria, Old Treasury Building, Melbourne, Victoria.
30/5-1/6 iCTLT 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Singapore.
31/5-1/6 New ! Positive Schools 2018 Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference
‘Over 2 full days, more than 30 leading experts from around the world will challenge us and inspire us to create exceptional education in exceptional schools. Education that supports equity and diversity. Specifically for all Primary and Secondary Teachers, School Leaders, School Psychologists and Allied Professionals’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
31/5-3/6 HSC and Careers Expo 2018
HSC and Careers Expo celebrates its 10th year in 2018 !’
Venue : Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park, Sydney, NSW.

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