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Conferences & Events

conference [n.]

1. a formal meeting for discussion or debate. 2. an association in commerce for regulation or exchange of information. 3. a league of sports teams or clubs.
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There are educational conferences and virtually every day. They cover every educational topic and level.

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

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

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

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

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

Conferences & Events

July 2017
Date Event
1-4 ICITA Conference
‘Providing a platform for academics and engineers in computer technology to meet, exchange ideas, and establish professional networks’.
Venue : The Hilton Hotel, Sydney, Australia.
2-5 STARS Conference
‘Providing the opportunity to disseminate and discuss current research, good practice, emerging initiatives and leading edge ideas that are aimed at enhancing students’ tertiary learning experiences’.
Venue : Stamford Grand, Adelaide, South Australia.
2-7 MERGA Annual Conference
‘Within a highly supportive environment, the conference provides participants with the opportunity to engage in a range of professionally stimulating activities’.
Venue : Monash University Clayton Campus, Melbourne, Victoria.
3 5th International Game Sense Conference [South Australia]
‘The conference will feature some of the leading figures in game-based approaches for teaching and coaching from Europe, Australia and New Zealand’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
3-4 ACE National Conference 2017
‘The 2017 National Conference has been developed by educators FOR educators, aiming at early childhood, primary and secondary teachers as well as tertiary and vocational education and training’.
Venue : RACV Club, Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria.
3-4 BESSH Conference 2017 [Melbourne]
‘The aim of our conference is to support, encourage and provide a platform for networking, sharing, publishing and nurturing the potential growth of individual scholars across the globe’.
Venue : Collective Campus, Queen St, Melbourne, Victoria.
3-5 AUBEA 2017
‘Bringing together building and construction researchers and educators from Australasia and other regions and providing them with a strong platform for knowledge sharing, collaboration, disciplinary reflections, institutional exchange and collective growth’.
Venue : RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria.
3-5 EDULEARN17 - The 9th Annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
‘EDULEARN is one of the largest international education conferences for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector’.
Venue : Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.
3-6 20th European Conference of Literacy
‘Provides a meeting point for discussing issues related to the literacy as social practice. One of its main objectives is to highlight researches and good practices in literacy that take place within and outside the school’.
Venue : Madrid, Spain.
3-6 Steiner 2017 National Teacher Education Conference
‘This conference is designed to refresh, enliven and stimulate new ideas for teachers in the early childhood, primary and high school years’.
Venue : Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School, Middle Cove, Sydney, NSW.
3-7 International Conference on Robust Statistics 2017
‘Being held for the first time in Australia, it shall bring a large number of world leaders in robust statistics to Wollongong. These meetings create a forum to discuss recent progress and emerging ideas in statistics and encourage informal contacts and discussions among all the participants’.
Venue : University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW.
3-8 Engineering Education Week Colombia 2017 [EEWC 2017]
‘Society challenges for engineering education in the 21st century’.
Venue : Bogotá, Colombia.
4-5 19th International Conference on Education Technologies and Computers
‘Providing a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Education Technologies and Computers’.
Venue : River View Hotel Singapore, Havelock Road, Singapore .
4-7 Australian Historical Association Conference 2017
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : University of newcastle, Newcastle, NSW.
4-7 14th Biennial IHPST Conference
‘Looking back, looking ahead : Achievements and perspectives in HPS studies in science education’.
Venue : Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Ankara, Turkey.
5-7 2017 ATEA Conference
‘The theme of 2017 ATEA, “Teacher Education Policy and Practice - Evidence of Impact, Impact of Evidence” engages both with evidence of impact and impact of evidence to tease out the complex dialogue between the enterprise of teacher education and evidence for its effects in the early 21st century’.
Venue : Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, Queensland.
5-7 26th National VET Research Conference ‘No Frills’
‘The 2017 conference explores the theme “Skilling for tomorrow”, highlighting work across three streams : Explore, Translate and Evolve’.
Venue : TasTAFE - Drysdale Campus, Hobart, Tasmania.
5-8 12th Developmental Coordination Disorder Conference
‘Building on previous themes and issues as well as taking into account broader, new and innovative research of relevance ranging from etiological factors underlying movement problems to diagnosis/assessment and intervention’.
Venue : Fremantle, Western Australia.
5-8 Australian Law Teachers Association 2017 National Conference
‘If you would like to be kept up-to-date with the latest conference developments, please express your interest by clicking on the button’.
Venue : Law School of the University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia.
5-8 IAUP Triennial 2017
‘In 2017 we will be introducing a new dual-conference concept: On the one hand we will be hosting the Triennial Conference with the main theme Innovation in Education. And on the other hand we will be offering “Young Scientists” the opportunity to hold their own conference at the same time’.
Venue : Hofburg, Vienna, Austria.
5-8 SAHANZ 2017
‘Please follow the links on this webpage to explore practical information as it is added over time’.
Venue : University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT.
6 Women and Leadership Symposium 2017 [Adelaide]
‘Addressing issues of leadership and career, the Symposium offers an important opportunity to stay abreast of current Australian and international leadership trends’.
Venue : Hilton, Adelaide, South Australia.
6-7 New ! 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 Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
6-7 World Education Congress
‘Besides networking opportunities, the conference offers unique in-depth approaches to understanding important academic issues that affect an Institution’s viability in today’s fast-paced business environment’.
Venue : Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India.
6-8 AFMLTA Biennial National Conference
‘This event regularly sees international speakers present on relevant topics’.
Venue : Gold Coast, Queensland.
6-8 International Conference on Information, Communication Technologies in Education 2017
It ‘will seek to address the many challenges and new directions presented by technological innovations in educational settings and will bring together an international community of scholars and practitioners in a forum setting’.
Venue : Rhodes, Greece.
6-9 AATE/ALEA National Conference
Cutting Edge : margin to mainstream. ‘Exploring cutting edge thinking and practice, student engagement, creativity, critical and divergent thinking, innovation and collaboration as they relate to high quality English and literacy learning experiences’.
Venue : Wrest Point, Hobart, Tasmania.
7-8 1st Asia Pacific Conference on Contemporary Education
‘The main theme of this conference is Education for Change . The conference will cover every topic from the area of Education. Internationally recognised scholars will participate in the event to present their latest research and best practices’.
Venue : Education Development Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
7-9 JVET 12th International Conference
‘This meeting has been providing a lively and critical forum for debates concerning all aspects of vocational education and training and developments in work and learning since 1995’. Initial information only.
Venue : Worcester College, Oxford, UK.
7-10 New ! The WLSA Conference
‘The conference is open to anyone interested in global education, and will address critical issues facing international students with an emphasis on providing international experiences for mobile and immobile students, managing an international team, new trends in global admissions, holistic student development, marketing and social media and curriculum development’.
Venue : Jiaotong University, Xuhui, Shanghai, China.
8-12 SCUP’s Annual, International Conference
‘Nowhere else will you find the cross-disciplinary knowledge, exposure to emerging issues impacting higher education, and skills to effectively integrate your planning efforts with your institution’s mission, vision, and academic priorities’.
Venue : Marriott Wardman Park, Washington DC, USA.
9-11 NZ and Australian Catholic Secondary Principal Associations Conference 2017
‘There will be no formal presentations as such, but a series of workshops lead and presented by our own principals and their senior staff on a broad range of issues that relate to Catholic Secondary Schools in both NZ and Australia’.
Venue : Queenstown, New Zealand.
9-12 CONASTA Conferences [ASTA]
‘The theme of the conference is “The art of science”. We hope to explore links between science and art as well as the art of “doing science”’.
Venue : Wrest Point and the University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania.
9-14 Confratute
‘Confratute is geared toward providing educators with research-based practical strategies for engagement and enrichment learning for all students, as well as meeting the needs of gifted and talented students’.
Venue : University of Connecticut, Mansfield, Connecticut, USA.
10-14 New ! Third Annual Winter/Summer School in Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Approaches to Researching Teacher Education
The site provides extensive information about the aims of the conference, as well as related organisational details.
Venue : Learning Sciences Institute Australia Offices, Melbourne, Victoria.
11-13 2017 AAMT Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Canberra, ACT.
11-13 The Sixth World Congress on Computing, Engineering, and Technology [WCET 2017]
‘Bringing together leaders from governments, NGOs, international organisations, research institutions and private sectors to discuss the cutting edge topics in the area of computing, security, digital information, green computing, and other related topics’.
Venue : Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
11-14 ANZAHPE 2017 CONFERENCE
‘The theme of the meeting is “Transitions”. Transitions asks us to consider where we have been, where we are and where we are going in our personal, professional and organisational learning journeys’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
11-14 ASAL 2017 Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : La Trobe, Deakin and Melbourne Universities, Melbourne, Victoria.
11-14 Learning Environments Australasia [A4LE] Conference
‘Experience Asia will focus on the “experience of learning”.We’ll explore key issues such as density and urban schools, technology and innovation, and collaboration and community. We’ll look at the power the education experience has to transform lives. And we will gain diverse insights from leading thinkers, designers, educators, strategists and academics across various sectors, from inside and outside of Asia’.
Venue : Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
12-14 eXperience Asia
‘Showcasing the latest in learning environment innovation. For each conference, we source thought-leading keynote speakers, hold interactive workshops and conduct site tours to schools, universities, early childhood centres and workplaces that have undergone a transformation of their learning environments’.
Venue : Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
12-14 ICOIE 2017
‘Openness and innovation are major trends in contemporary education, influencing the whole spectrum of education institutions across the globe. This change does not only happen in open universities, but also conventional tertiary institutions, as well as schools’.
Venue : The Open University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China.
13-14 ASLA Conference 2017
‘Two days of inspiring speakers, workshops, panels and posters to address the changing issues in our profession. Challenge to Change’.
Venue : Shore School, North Sydney, NSW.
13-15 ASME National Conference 2017
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Melbourne, Victoria.
13-15 The 15th Asia TEFL International Conference
‘The conference is, in general, designed to pull together a number of current and critical issues for TEFL researchers, policy makers and practitioners’.
Venue : Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
13-16 Immortal Austen : An International Conference
‘What is it about Austen that still attracts readers ? Why are her works still living ? Is her continuing popularity caused by her romantic plots or her confident ironic voice ? What can Austen’s engagement with her own turbulent world offer us now ?’
Venue : Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia.
14-15 54th Annual Conference, Early Childhood New Zealand
‘The theme for 2017 is : Nature-based ECE. Vibrant and vital ! More information coming soon, watch this space !’
Venue : Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
14-16 Landscapes of Identity
‘Provides an opportunity for educators from around Australia and from overseas to meet to explore and discuss the pedagogy of schools in Reggio Emilia. Conferences are now held biennially’.
Venue : Sydney International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
15-16 BESSH Conference 2017 [Sydney]
‘The aim of our conference is to support, encourage and provide a platform for networking, sharing, publishing and nurturing the potential growth of individual scholars across the globe’.
Venue : Rydges Camperdown, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW.
15-16 New ! Queensland Work & Skills Expo
‘The inaugural Queensland Work & Skills Expo will be held at the Royal International Convention Centre at the Brisbane Showgrounds. Stay tuned for more information and updates on this exciting new event that will be staged in conjunction with the Tertiary Studies Expo’.
Venue : RICC, Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane, Queensland.
15-16 New ! 36th annual Tertiary Studies Expo [TSXPO]
‘Australia’s largest tertiary studies expo, offers a unique opportunity for anyone interested in starting, changing or upgrading their career ! Featuring many local, interstate and overseas education providers. students services and support agencies’.
Venue : RICC, Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane, Queensland.
15-17 International Literacy Association Conference : Exhibits
‘The theme of ILA 2017 is Literacy Reimagined. Throughout the conference, we’ll focus on the ever-evolving definition of literacy and how it impacts instruction across the disciplines ’.
Venue : Orlando, Florida, USA.
16-19 Issues in Childhood Education, Oxford Round Table
Topics of interest and conditions are listed on the site.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
17 CSA Vic/Tas Culture & Call Conference 2017
‘Over 1 200 delegates from 25 schools are expected to gather together for this annual time of celebration and equipping for service’.
Venue : Belgrave Heights Convention Centre, Belgrave Heights, Victoria.
17-19 2017 SEPLA Special Education Conference
‘Website Available in early 2017’.
Venue : Novotel Parramatta, Parramatta, NSW.
17-22 The International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education Annual Conference
‘Participating in PME conferences provides opportunities to further our own individual research endeavours, develop research networks and contribute to the knowledge field’.
Venue : Singapore.
18 Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo
‘The region’s most comprehensive careers, employment and training expo that offers visitors the latest information on tertiary studies, further training, hands on demonstrations and employment opportunities’.
Venue : Calvary Centre, Tanawha, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
18-19 DigiCon 2017
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
18-21 ISCHE International Standing Conference for the History of Education
‘Dedicated to fostering research and enhancing intellectual exchange and cooperation among historians of education around the globe’.
Venue : Buenos Aires, Argentina.
19 Australasia 2017 Program Gifted and Talented Study Day
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted student’.
Venue : Toowoomba Grammar School, Toowoomba, Queensland.
19-20 EdTech SA
‘STEAMING AHEAD : Navigating a Digital Future’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, South Australia.
19-21 New ! 2017 Australian Conference of Economists
‘Our theme this year is Economics for Better Lives and sessions will consider issues such as inequality and poverty, financial regulation, taxation reform, education reform, the economics of mental health,’ and many more.
Venue : Sofitel Sydney, Wentworth, Sydney, NSW.
19-21 2017 Conference - The Learner
‘Features research addressing the selected annual themes [10] and 2017 Special Focus’. Speaker information is provided and the option to have regular information updates.
Venue : University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
20-21 14th International Conference of Engaged Scholars and Practitioners
‘Creating Culture, Entrepreneurship and Knowledge through Engagement. Connect with colleagues through topical presentations, dialogue and workshops on the ways in which their higher education engagement agenda creates culture, entrepreneurship and knowledge’.
Venue : Flinders University Bedford Park Campus, Adelaide, South Australia.
20-21 Women and Leadership Symposium 2017 [Melbourne]
‘Addressing issues of leadership and career, the Symposium offers an important opportunity to stay abreast of current Australian and international leadership trends’.
Venue : RACV City Club, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-23 22nd WCGTC Biennial World Conference
‘An opportunity for researchers, practitioners, parents, and other stakeholders to gather from around the globe to discuss the vital matters, issues, and concerns that impact the field of gifted education and gifted and talented children’.
Venue : UNSW, Sydney, NSW.
21-23 Spot Jobs Career Expo
‘The largest and most comprehensive careers event in Australia. This expo encompasses all career opportunities from employment to education and training in the trades, corporate and professional sectors’.
Venue : Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria.
23-26 Chemeca 2017
‘The theme for Chemeca 2017 is “Innovation through Science and Engineering” and celebrates the pivotal role of chemical engineers and industrial chemists in creating new knowledge and translating it into trailblazing technologies that enhance our quality of life’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
23-28 The 18th World Congress of Applied Linguistics 2017
‘An anticipatory checklist’ is available from the site. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
23-28 RACI National Congress 2017
‘The Congress will encompass the RACI National Centenary Conference, however it will be so much more in 2017 as it is being held in collaboration with several partner conferences’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-26 Understanding Copyright, National Seminar Series 2017
‘Our seminars are presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
24-27 Annual Conference 2017 - AAEEBL
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA.
24-27 New ! The 9th National Public Sector Women in Leadership Summit 2017
‘Aspiring female leaders will gain valuable insights and advice through interactive workshops, case studies, expert commentary sessions and two interactive panel discussions’.
Venue : Hyatt Hotel Canberra, Yarralumla, ACT.
25-27 2017 CCA Annual Conference
‘Announcing preliminary details of our 2017 Annual Conference. As the event is finalised, information will be added to this web page’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
26 Women and Leadership Symposium 2017 [Darwin]
‘Addressing issues of leadership and career, the Symposium offers an important opportunity to stay abreast of current Australian and international leadership trends’.
Venue : Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory..
26-27 4th Annual STEM Education Conference 2017
This ‘STEM education conference involves highly practical and interactive series offering solutions for the biggest challenges in STEM’.
Venue : Radisson Blu Plaza, Sydney, NSW.
26-28 Twelfth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
‘The conference program groups together presentations along similar themes to facilitate knowledge sharing and community building’.
Venue : International Conference Centre, Hiroshima, Japan.
27-28 Asia-Pacific Conference on Economics & Finance
‘APEF 2017 aims to bring together leading scholars, students and practitioners from Asia and the rest of the world for an academic exchange’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Singapore.
27-30 2017 National Conference on Geography Education
‘Whether you’re a classroom teacher, university professor, administrator, preservice educator, geography expert or novice, the National Conference on Geography Education has something for you’.
Venue : Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
28 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People and their Community
‘Targeted at professionals working with young people in the education, community and health sectors, in particular teachers, counsellors, social/youth workers, nurses and psychologists’.
Venue : Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, South Australia.
29-30 Reinvent Your Career Expo 2017
‘This event is designed to help people find their passion whilst providing them with the knowledge to turn that passion into a reality’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
29/7-2/8 International Research Society for Children’s Literature Conference
‘The Congress 2017 theme lends itself to a variety of key issues related to production, interpretation, and reception of children’s and young adult texts from different historical periods; in diverse local, regional, national, and global contexts; inflected variously by differences in gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, class, and ability’.
Venue : Keele Campus of York University, Toronto, Canada.
30/7-2/8 Women in Higher Education Leadership Summit
Covering multiple areas and topics relevant to these positions.
Venue : University of San Diego, San Diego, USA.
31/7-5/8 InSITE 2017 : Informing Science + IT Education Conferences
‘The conference combines tracks of presentations of research papers, plenary sessions that provide for keynote speakers and mini-workshops on topics related to your professional development’.
Venue : RMIT University Vietnam, Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam.

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August 2017
Date Event
1-3 Knowledge Management Australia 2017
‘Our expert panel of speakers will share successful strategies, case studies and initiatives that have made a difference in their organisations’.
Venue : Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
2-3 ACEL Early Childhood Conference 2017
‘Providing delegates with an opportunity to develop their professional knowledge by engaging with international and national leaders in Early Childhood through the themes of : Inform, Create and Realise’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
3-4 Christian Student Leadership Conference
‘A great opportunity for young, emerging student leaders in Years 10-12 to be immersed in a great program of challenge and influence to further equip them in their leadership roles at school and beyond’.
Venue : Oasis Youth Camp, Mount Evelyn, Victoria.
3-4 Teaching & Supporting Students with Special Needs
‘Rethinking, Redefining and Redesigning the Strategies to Teach and Support Students with Special Needs. Embrace through the two day immersion experiences, the new ideas/strategies that can be implemented into the classroom to better support students with Special Needs’.
Venue : Melbourne Cricket Ground, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria.
3-4 The 2017 Love Learning Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates. You can also register to receive regular updates.
Venue : TBC.
4 2017 Queensland Schools VET Summit
‘In 2017, there will be two streams at the Summit, catering to both RTO Managers and VET Teachers. We take you through a series of the most relevant, topical professional development which will keep you abreast of the VET sector changes in 2017’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
4 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People
‘Targeted at frontline professionals working with young people in the education, community and health sectors, in particular teachers, counsellors, social/youth workers, nurses and psychologists’.
Venue : Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, NSW.
4-6 Liberty & Society Student Conference [Perth 2017]
‘Come and challenge yourself, question the way decisions are made and think seriously about the future of Australia and New Zealand. If you have started exploring the possibilities offered by classical liberal ideas then this conference is an opportunity not to be missed’.
Venue : Ibis Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
4-8 2017 IASL Conference and Research Forum
‘Providing an engaging international venue for exchanging ideas and practices relative to school librarianship worldwide’ plus much more.
Venue : California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California, USA.
5-8 New ! 2017 AUGEN Conference
‘Intended for first-time and experienced educators, students, postdoctoral fellows, professional society representatives, high school science teachers, plus academic, industry and government geoscientists’.
Venue : School of Geosciences, The University of Sydney, Madsen Building, Sydney, NSW.
6-7 International Conference on Emerging Trends in Higher Education 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Emerging Trends in Higher Education’.
Venue : Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
6-12 World Humanities Conference
‘Gathering about 1 800 participants from all over the world working in the fields of science, politics, art and communication, as well as representatives of international, governmental and non-governmental organisations’.
Venue : Liège, Belgium.
7 Youth Suicide Prevention Training
‘This comprehensive, skills-based workshop is suitable for all teaching and support staff. The workshop examines current societal attitudes towards suicide and how these impact the way we approach suicide prevention in schools’. BOSTES accredited course.
Venue : Specific Location TBC, Penrith, NSW.
7 The Townsville Careers Expo
‘The region’s most comprehensive careers, employment and training expo that offers visitors the latest information on tertiary studies, further training, hands on demonstrations and employment opportunities’.
Venue : Townsville Stadium, Murray Sports Complex, Townsville, Queensland.
8-9 Future Proofing Finance & Procurement in Higher Education
‘Providing a forum to explore shared challenges, discover new technologies, learn from each other’s successes and failures and gain practical experience and insights into what it will take to transform work practices ready for the future’.
Venue : Bond University Events Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
8-10 New ! The 16th International Conference On Translation, 2017
‘Aims to inspire intellectual and professional discourse, with the aim to explore current theories, techniques, issues, perspectives, practices, research and accreditation in the translation field’ among other areas.
Venue : Crystal Crown Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
8-11 Digital Humanities 2017
‘This is the premiere annual conference of the international Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations. The theme of DH2017 is “Access/Accès”’.
Venue : McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
8-14 23rd International Kodály Symposium & Music Festival
Singing the Circle. Kodály-inspired music from birth to adult’.
Venue : University of Alberta, Augustana Campus, Alberta, Canada.
9 K-6 Physical Activity and Health Conference
‘The purpose of the K-6 Physical Activity and Health Conference is to support NSW primary teachers to confidently implement physical activity into their daily program or sports session’.
Venue : Dubbo RSL, Dubbo, NSW.
9/-8/10 Blended Learning Mastery Series : Research into Practice
‘Aims to promote a deeper understanding of blended learning research and practice among teaching faculty members, instructional designers, and institutional executives through a discussion and critique of recent literature on blended learning’.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.
10-11 New ! Applied Positive Psychology
‘Conducted over two full days, this intensive course will teach you the conditions and processes that lead to the optimal functioning of individuals, groups and organisations’.
Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
10-11 Centre for Educational Enterprise Conference 2017
‘Designed to promote discussion on enterprise education, a vision that places students at the heart of schooling initiatives that promote the non-cognitive attributes of learners to ensure they are ready to thrive in the 4th Revolution World’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
10-11 FUTUREgen17
‘Youth Engagement, Education, Employment & Entrepreneurship’. Preliminary Program and Speakers listed.
Venue : Gold Coast, Queensland.
10-11 2017 Summer Global Conference on Education
‘An international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The Global Conference on Education promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education’.
Venue : University of Riverside, Riverside, California, USA.
10-12 Voices in Action
‘The theme for the 2017 CREATE Foundation Conference is all about creating positive change to improve the lives of children and young people in care’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
11 AIS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Conference 2017
‘This conference will provide delegates with a deep understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Competence and how knowledge and skills can be embedded within the curriculum to enable all students to develop culturally competent skills for a more inclusive society ’.
Venue : University of Technology, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
11-12 Anglican Schools Australia Conference 2017
‘The theme of the 2017 Conference in Brisbane is Joy. The focus of the conference will be to create a joyful experience for attendees and to celebrate many of the wonderful aspects about working in schools’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
12 New ! HEIAQ 2017 State Conference
Home Economics ! Action ! Futures ! is a theme that should resonate with all home economics professionals. The conference will help home economics professionals in schools achieve this and inspire all home economics professionals to model actions that exemplify the home economics values of wellbeing, sustainability and equity’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland.
13-15 New ! Australasia Pacific Play Therapy Association 2017 Conference
‘Join other play therapists, counsellors, psychologists, social workers, family therapists, art therapists, expressive therapists, students, and other mental health professionals as we share advancements, learn from a range of experts and come together to play !’
Venue : Novotel Sydney Rockford, Street, Haymarket, Sydney, NSW.
14-15 Understanding Copyright, National Seminar Series 2017
‘Our seminars are presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright’.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
14-18 CAUDIT Leadership Institute
Suitable for ‘Experienced information technology and information resources managers from Australian and New Zealand universities, including aspiring CIOs who have a number of years of management experience’.
Venue : Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove, Gold Coast, Queensland.
15 New ! Working Memory Conference 2017
‘The theme of this year’s conference is Building Capacity to Learn. You can also register your interest to the 2017 Working Memory Conference to ensure that you get all the latest information’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
15-17 GPTEC 2017
‘This peak industry event is a must for anyone involved in the delivery of medical education. Register your interest to be kept up to date on the latest news related to GPTEC 2017’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
15-18 World Congress on Special Needs Education [WCSNE 2017]
‘Inviting speakers to share their knowledge on issues or subject matters in special needs in education that encompass conceptual analysis, case studies, design implementation and performance evaluation’.
Venue : Temple University, Philadelphia, USA.
17 Brisbane HPE Conference
‘Further details available from ACHPER QLD soon’.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
17 New ! Working Memory Conference 2017
‘The theme of this year’s conference is Building Capacity to Learn. You can also register your interest to the 2017 Working Memory Conference to ensure that you get all the latest information’.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
17-19 Leading a Digital School Conference 2017
‘The conference is about driving and growing the inspirational and sound educational use of digital technology in your school to give your students a competitive advantage’.
Venue : QT Hotel, Gold Coast, Queensland.
18 New ! 15th Annual Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo
‘the region’s most comprehensive careers, employment and training expo that offers visitors the latest information on tertiary studies, further training, hands on demonstrations and employment opportunities’.
Venue : Calvary Centre, Tanawha, Queensland.
18 ACHEA Conference
‘Envisioning Christian Higher Education. The event will begin with a day of pre-conference workshops, followed by the two-day conference’.
Venue : Alphacrucis College, Parramatta, NSW.
18-19 ACA Victoria Early Childhood Conference
‘Featuring fresh new speakers and a fabulous exhibition’.
Venue : Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
18-20 Skills West Expo
‘Western Australia’s leading, largest and most attended careers event that enables visitors to explore tertiary and VET course options, find traineeships, apprenticeships and plan new career pathways’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
19-20 Early Childhood Conference of the Performing Arts [ECCPA] 2017
‘For pre-school teachers, primary school teachers, care givers, special needs teachers, family day care workers, therapists, parents, students of music, maternal and child health nurses and anyone interested in working creatively with young children’.
Venue : Genazzano Girls’ School, Kew, Victoria.
19-25 2017 IFLA World Library and Information Congress
Libraries. Solidarity. Society. A straightforward yet powerful message that resonates with a singular truth in a country where the most powerful union movement of the past century was born and went on to change the face of history … ’.
Venue : Wrocław, Poland.
19-25 IJCAI 2017
‘The main international gathering of researchers in Artificial Intelligence’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
21-23 AFR Higher Education Summit 2017
‘Uncovering the critical forces that will shape the competitive Higher Education landscape in the years ahead’.
Venue : Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, NSW.
21-23 AHRI National Convention & Exhibition 2017
‘This conference features high profile public sector leaders and HR practitioners who will talk about topical HR issues’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
21-23 New ! The National Nursing Forum 2017
‘The Australian College of Nursing’s signature annual event bringing together nurses from around the country and across the globe ’.
Venue : The Star, Sydney, NSW.
21-25 New ! ICED 2017
‘We invite you to rally around the theme of Resource-Sensitive Design, which encompasses design practice for and in resource-limited societies, as well as recognises that all design is, fundamentally, resource-limited’.
Venue : University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
22-23 New ! New Zealand International Education Conference and Expo 2017
‘Brings together practitioners and leaders from New Zealand and around the world to explore strategies for growth in international education. The Conference provides an opportunity to discuss, strategise and connect with expert speakers and delegates’.
Venue : Skycity Convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
23-24 The Singapore Education Technology Conference
‘An exclusive gathering for teacher educators and affiliated organisations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of technology in education’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Singapore.
23-24 APCChE 2017
‘A bi-annual conference for the Asian Pacific community of chemical and process engineers and industrial chemists who come together to discuss latest developments in the field, recognise outstanding achievement and share lessons learned’.
Venue : The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
23-25 2017 ACPET Conference
ACPET’s 1 200 members as well as non-member organisations in Higher Education, Vocational Education, English language and foundation courses are invited to attend the annual National Conference’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
24-26 Adolescent Success Conference 2017
‘We are changing the program and have broken out of the box to bring you 3 conferences in 1 : A Principals and Aspiring Leaders conference; A Teachers conference; and A middle years Student conference’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
25 STAV STEM Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Victoria.
25 Women and Leadership Symposium 2017 [Hobart]
‘Addressing issues of leadership and career, the Symposium offers an important opportunity to stay abreast of current Australian and international leadership trends’.
Venue : Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
25-27 WAATA Conference 2017
‘Conference programme available early 2017’. Monitor for further information
Venue : Hotel Rendezvous, Scarborough, Western Australia.
26 New ! AEU Early Childhood Conference
Registration and other information available from the site.
Venue : Australian Education Union Building, Southbank, Victoria and also Online.
26 Women's Conference 2017 [NSW Teachers Federation]
‘The conference is open to all women financial members of Federation. Information on the theme of this year’s conference will be posted shortly’.
Venue : Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
26-27 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Contemporary Research [APCCR] 2017
‘The conference will cover every topic from the areas of Business, Education, Social Sciences and ICT. Internationally recognised scholars will participate in the event to present their latest research and best practices’.
Venue : Hotel Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
26-28 AASP 2017
‘Providing a conference that promotes social science for social good, and enables teachers and researchers to build collaborative relationships across disciplines and topics that enhance lifelong learning’.
Venue : Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand.
26-30 2017 AMEE Conference
‘Now established as the key meeting for all involved in medical and healthcare professions education including teachers, educationists, researchers, administrators and students’. Initial information only.
Venue : Helsinki, Finland.
27-28 19th ICEDHI Paris 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Education of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Paris Montparnasse, Paris, France.
27-29 ACER Research Conference
The conference ‘will profile recent research into leadership practices and initiatives that have revitalised educational institutions and produced significant improvements in student engagement and performance’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
28-31 Australasian Simulation Congress
‘Simulation Australasia will once again bring together the SimHealth and SimTecT streams for the 2017 Australasian Simulation Congress with opportunities for a number of joint sessions of mutual interest’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
30/8-21/9 2017 Igniting Leadership Program - Series 3
‘Your catalyst to explore the essentials of leadership; and gain the insights, critical skills, strategies and confidence to move from team member to effective leader for improved personal, team and organisational performance’.
Venue : Old Treasury Building, Melbourne, Victoria.

Beginning of August 2017

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