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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 2018
Date Event
1-4 ANZAHPE 2018
‘The Conference’s mixture of invited speakers, in-depth educational offerings, and important delegate opportunities for contribution and discussion, make it a “must attend” event for all in the health professional educators’ community’.
Venue : Grand Chanellor Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania.
1-5 New ! MERGA 41 Conference 2018
Programme, speakers, accommodation and other details available from the site.
Venue : Massey University Albany, Auckland, New Zealand.
2-5 Updated ! HERDSA 2018
The theme of the conference is ‘[Re]Valuing Higher Education’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.
3-5 22nd Asian Studies Association of Australia Biennial Conference
‘The biennial Asian Studies Association of Australia conference is the largest gathering of experts working on Asia in the southern hemisphere’.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
4-5 New ! CILIP 2018 Conference
‘The conference brings together library, knowledge and information professionals from all sectors of our profession from the UK and overseas, to meet, learn and share knowledge’.
Venue : Brighton, England.
5 Women and Leadership Symposium Canberra
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : Hyatt Hotel, Commonwealth Ave, Yarralumla, ACT.
8-10 2018 AASE Conference
Creating Connections : Developing Personal and Social Capabilities. We anticipate this year’s conference will challenge participants to think about and reflect on how we create connections with students, families, and staff’.
Venue : Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland.
8-11 2018 ISBC Annual Conference
‘We invite all outstanding teachers, leading researchers, and educational innovators to embrace the 2018 theme “Our Boys, Their Future : Learning to Lead” and share your wisdom and experience with colleagues from around the world’.
Venue : Southport School, Gold Coast, Queensland.
8-11 NZALT 2018 Conference – Exploring Other Worlds through Languages
‘Join your colleagues across languages to engage in presentations on innovative practices, emerging trends and research-informed practices, invigorate your teaching with new ideas from colleagues and experts, share your practices and inspire others’ and more.
Venue : Owen G Glenn Building, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
8-11 AATE/ALEA National Conference [The Art of English]
‘This year's conference theme is The Art of English : Language, Literature, Literacy. A range of keynote and concurrent sessions will address our theme and there will be a variety of quality offerings to meet the professional learning needs of English and literacy educators, including a number of Australian writers and creators from all a wide range of settings’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
8-11 CONASTA 67
‘As the major science education event in Australia, CONASTA has a strong reputation for offering high quality and stimulating professional learning experiences for science teachers, school laboratory technicians/managers and others with an interest in science education’.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
8-12 SMB2018
‘Of particular interest to researchers who use mathematical ideas and mathematical models in areas such as mathematical biology, biomechanics, computational biology, biophysics, systems biology and quantitative life and medical sciences’.
Venue : Sydney University, Sydney, NSW.
8-13 ICOTS 10
‘The main purpose of ICOTS is to give statistics educators and professionals around the world the opportunity to exchange information, ideas and experiences, to present recent innovation and research in the field of statistics education, and to expand their range of collaborators’.
Venue : Kyoto, Japan.
8-13 World Dance Congress 2018
‘The 2018 Congress will be centred on four interwoven concepts: dance, generations, connecting, and learning. Participants will include infants, young people and adults, from countries all over the world and from diverse backgrounds and experiences’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
9-10 * New ! Leaders of ICT Program
‘Provides Leaders of ICT and aspiring leaders with the knowledge and skills required to successfully contribute to the leadership of a school. This involves providing the direction and influence to lead teams from a strategic perspective as well as the skills to effectively manage change in a dynamic and complex environment’.
* Additinal days include 12 and 13 September 2018. These are a compulsory component.
Venue : AIS Conference Centre, Sydney, NSW.
9-10 Leading Learning [Steiner Education Australia]
‘Supported by the integrated framework that is the Australian Professional Standard for Principals, Leading Learning will draw upon aspects of what leaders are expected to know, understand and achieve in their work’.
Venue : Kamaroi Rudolf Steiner School, Belrose, Sydney, NSW.
9-10 New ! Positive Leadership [Gold Coast]
‘this comprehensive course will take your leadership to the next level through a heightened understanding of, and deeper reflection on, the contemporary leadership research base. The course synthesises the many conceptualisations of leadership in the research literature, challenging participants to re-examine their own preconceptions’.
Venue : Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
10-11 New ! EdTechSA State Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates. Theme is ‘Diving Deeper with Technologies’.
Venue : TBC, South Australia.
10-12 THE Teaching Excellence Summit 2018
‘For the first time, Times Higher Education will dedicate a summit purely to teaching; celebrating achievement and exploring how to advance the practice towards greater success and impact in the 21st century’.
Venue : University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland.
10-14 International Conference on Chemistry Education [ICCE2018]
‘The program will be based around themes, but not be confined by them. This should give everyone a voice in our efforts to improve chemistry education, an essential building block for the future in which both progress and sustainability are fuelled by a deep understanding and appreciation of the role of chemistry in our world’.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
10-14 ISRA Bi-Annual World Meeting
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Université of Paris Descartes, Paris, France.
11-13 New ! ATSIMA Conference 2018 : Starting the Revolution
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : LaTrobe University, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-13 New ! Applied Positive Psychology [Gold Coast]
‘This course will teach you the conditions and processes that lead to the optimal functioning of individuals, groups and organisations. You will learn how to be at your personal best at home and at work, and how to lead cultural change in your work environment to enhance wellbeing and improve performance’.
Venue : Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
15-17 CaSPA 2018 Conference
‘A Conference specifically designed for those in Senior Leadership of Catholic Primary and Secondary Schools in Australia’.
Venue : Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland.
15-18 International Round Table Symposiums - Childhood Education
‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to Early Childhood Education, Children’s Literature, Special and Gifted Education, School Administration and Leadership, Education Trends, K-12 Schools, School Governance and Education Law’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
15-19 ISSBD Biennial Meeting 2018
‘The mission is to promote scientific research on human development throughout the lifespan and application of relevant findings in the world’.
Venue : The Star Gold Coast, Broadbeach, Queensland.
15-20 ISME Conference 2018
‘Connecting music educators across the world, developing networks, impact and reach. Conference theme : Life’s Journey Through Music’.
Venue : Baku, Azerbaijan.
15-21 XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology
‘Congress will focus on how scholars, public intellectuals, policy makers, journalists and activists from diverse fields can and do contribute to our understanding of power, violence and justice’.
Venue : Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada.
16-18 21st World Nursing Education Conference
The conference will have a ‘theme “Technology Innovations in Nursing Education”’.
Venue : Novotel Melbourne St Kilda, Saint Kilda, Victoria.
17-18 Asia-Singapore Conference on Sport Science [ACSS 2018]
‘The two-day Conference will offer participants the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and best practices in the world of Sport Science. Leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars will attend to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Sport Science’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Outram Road, Singapore.
18 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Toowoomba [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Toowoomba Grammar School, Toowoomba, Queensland.
18-21 International Round Table Symposiums - Literature, Language and the Arts
‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to Literature, Children’s Literature [Kidslit], Women in Literature, Language, Allusions to God in Literature, The History of Literature and The Two Cultures’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
19-21 Fifth International Conference on Language, Literature and Society 2018 [LLS2018]
‘The LLS is renowned for its high level attendance, thought-leading and cutting edge content, unrivaled networking opportunities and presenter friendly atmosphere. This research conference attracts more high profile linguists, poets, literary critics and language teachers from around the world than any other event in the region’.
Venue : Hotel Ibis Styles, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
20-22 Melbourne Career Expo
‘The most comprehensive careers event in Australia. This expo encompasses all career opportunities from employment to education and training in the trades, corporate and professional sectors’.
Venue : Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-23 International Literacy Association Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Austin, Texas, USA.
21 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Brisbane [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Genesis Christian College, Brisbane, Queensland.
21-22 2018 Queensland Work & Skills Expo
‘The focus of the Queensland Work and Skills Expo will be on VET courses, Apprenticeships and Traineeships, Certificate Courses, Employment opportunities, Hands-on Activities and more’.
Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane, Queensland.
21-22 2018 Tertiary Studies Expo [TSXPO]
‘Australia’s largest tertiary studies expo, offers a unique opportunity for anyone interested in starting, changing or upgrading their career ! Featuring many local, interstate and overseas education providers. students services and support agencies’.
Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane, Queensland.
21-26 ISAAC Conference 2018
‘An organisation working to improve the lives of children and adults with complex communication needs. The latest in research and clinical innovations, workshops, seminars, exhibits,’ and more.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
24 2018 Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo
‘The region’s most comprehensive careers, employment and training expo that offers visitors the latest information on tertiary studies, further training, hands on demonstrations and employment opportunities’.
Venue : Calvary Centre, Tanawha, Queensland.
24-25 Women and Leadership Symposium Melbourne
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : RACV City Club, Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria.
25 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Sydney [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Ascham School, Sydney, NSW.
25-27 2018 AIFS Conference
‘Join leading thinkers and change-makers at the Australian Institute of Family Studies 2018 Conference, which will look ahead and ask : what does the future for families look like ?’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-27 2018 International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
‘2018 Special Focus - Autonomy in Times of Turmoil : What to Make of the Social ?’.
Venue : University of Granada, Granada, Spain.
25-27 AIFS 2018 Conference
‘Join leading thinkers and change-makers at the Australian Institute of Family Studies 2018 Conference, which will look ahead and ask : what does the future for families look like ? What are the challenges and opportunities and how prepared are we ?’
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
26 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Sunshine Coast [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Kawana Waters State College, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
26-27 Asia-Pacific Conference on Economics & Finance [APEF 2018]
‘APEF 2018 is the gathering place for economists and financial experts from academia, government, and the private sector to present their research results, exchange ideas and network. This year’s sessions will look at how protectionist policies are affecting the world economy’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Outram Road, Singapore.
27 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Bundaberg [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Bundaberg State High School, Bundaberg, Queensland.
27 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Adelaide] - Generation Next
‘Leading experts deliver up to date, authoritative information. A practically oriented, multi-disciplinary approach to common issues impacting the wellbeing of young people’.
Venue : Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, South Australia.
29 New ! ALIA Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Goals Summit
‘Bringing together library and information professionals from across Australia and the Region to compare strategies for incorporating the Sustainable Development Goals in their work in communities, in schools, in academia, with government and with other stakeholders’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
30/7-2/8 Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018 /LIANZA joint 2018 Conference
ALIA, Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa [LIANZA], and Library Association of Singapore [LAS] are delighted to announce their first joint conference between the three associations’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.

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August 2018
Date Event
1 Women and Leadership Symposium Darwin
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : Darwin Convention Centre, Stokes Hill Rd, Darwin City, Northern Territory.
1-9 ICM 2018
‘During these nine days, some of the world’s best researchers in Mathematics and related areas will come together to share knowledge and take part in various activities, from prizes and technical talks to outreach events’.
Venue : Riocentro, Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
3 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People & Kids in Cyberspace [Sydney] - Generation Next
‘Responding to the challenges posed by a rapidly changing online environment, in 2018 Generation Next is hosting a unique parallel event dedicated to promoting the healthy use of technology and young people’s wellbeing in cyberspace’.
Venue : Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, NSW.
6 2018 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 Staium, Murray Sports Complex, Townsville, Queensland.
7-10 NEAA Student Conference 2018
‘Program details and approximate costs will be available in early 2018’.
Venue : St Mary’s College, Hobart, Tasmania.
9-10 New ! ACEL 2018 Early Childhood Conference
‘Conference provides the opportunity for professionals to discuss, debate and reflect on the leading issues and developments a cross the early childhood sector’.
Venue : Hilton Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
10 2018 Queensland Schools VET Conference
‘The Conference will bring together both leading experts and industry bodies to educate, empower and inspire VET practitioners from QLD schools. The Conference’s streams cater to RTO Managers, VET Teachers, Principals and Deputy Principals’.
Venue : Hilton Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
10-11 New ! 2018 Anglican Schools Australia Conference
‘The theme of the conference is “Deep Peace”’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
12-13 Research Conference 2018 [ACER]
‘Conference will examine research evidence around teaching practices that make a difference. It will bring together leading international and Australian researchers to review what is known about effective teaching and to discuss the criteria for evaluating the quality of claims made for particular teaching methods’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
12-15 Crossroads in Cultural Studies 2018
‘A major international conference where scholars from all five continents gather regularly to exchange research, views, and insights’.
Venue : Shanghai University, Shanghai, China.
13-14 New ! Positive Leadership [Sydney]
‘this comprehensive course will take your leadership to the next level through a heightened understanding of, and deeper reflection on, the contemporary leadership research base. The course synthesises the many conceptualisations of leadership in the research literature, challenging participants to re-examine their own preconceptions’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
13-17 XXII Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association
‘Featuring a plenary lecture by an eminent speaker and several parallel sessions of shorter oral presentations spanning a diverse range of mineralogical topics. Additional science content, changing on a daily basis, will be presented in extensive poster halls’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
15 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Adelaide [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Concordia College, Adelaide, South Australia.
15-17 27th National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference - ‘No Frills’ 2018
‘a well-known annual national conference where researchers and practitioners in the vocational education and training sector come together to present, discuss and share information about key issues confronting the sector. By partnering with New Zealand, next year’s conference will provide an excellent opportunity to highlight international evidence for bench-marking policy best practice’.
Venue : Aerial UTS Function Centre, University oif Technology, Sydney, NSW.
16 Go Girl 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria.
16-17 New ! Applied Positive Psychology [Sydney]
‘This course will teach you the conditions and processes that lead to the optimal functioning of individuals, groups and organisations. You will learn how to be at your personal best at home and at work, and how to lead cultural change in your work environment to enhance wellbeing and improve performance’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
16-17 New ! Building your Leadership Capacity
‘Some have more natural ability in this area than others, but all will benefit from this practical and hands-on opportunity to build their knowledge and develop their skills as mentors and coaches’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
16-17 Brisbane HPE Conference
‘Visit the ACHPER QLD website for up-to-date information’.
Venue : .
16-17 CAUL Leadership Institute 2018
‘Delegates are senior library managers with aspirations for career progression to executive roles, or are early career library executives’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
16-17 Mentoring and Coaching
‘A core skill is the ability of leaders to mentor and coach their teams and team members across a range of areas including pedagogical practice. Some have more natural ability in this area than others, but all will benefit from this practical and hands-on opportunity to build their knowledge and develop their skills as mentors and coaches’.
Venue : TBA, Sydney, NSW.
17 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Melbourne [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Siena, Melbourne, Victoria.
17 Early Career Mathematics Teachers’ Day and 2018 MAT Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Launceston, Tasmania.
17-18 New ! 2018 MAT Conference
‘The organisers are hard at work planning and this page will be updated soon’.
Venue : Launceston, Tasmania.
17-19 SkillsWest Careers 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 & Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
20-21 New ! Positive Leadership [Melbourne]
‘this comprehensive course will take your leadership to the next level through a heightened understanding of, and deeper reflection on, the contemporary leadership research base. The course synthesises the many conceptualisations of leadership in the research literature, challenging participants to re-examine their own preconceptions’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Mebourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-24 New ! APCG 2018
‘The conference is designed with the objective to increase public awareness, generate enthusiasm among stakeholders in the government, academia, and private/non-government sector, which hopefully will lead to the development of future knowledge in this field as well as suitable policy and strategy for the education of gifted and talented students’.
Venue : Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.
22 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Canberra [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Daramalan College, Canberra, ACT.
22 Women and Leadership Symposium Hobart
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
23-24 New ! Applied Positive Psychology [Melbourne]
‘This course will teach you the conditions and processes that lead to the optimal functioning of individuals, groups and organisations. You will learn how to be at your personal best at home and at work, and how to lead cultural change in your work environment to enhance wellbeing and improve performance’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
23-24 International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Computing 2018 [CETiC ’18]
‘The conference will draw together researchers and developers from academia and industry’.
Venue : London Metropolitan University, London, UK.
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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.
24 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Perth 1 [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Wesley College, Perth, Western Australia.
24-30 IFLA World Library And Information Congress
‘Our theme, “Transform Libraries, Transform Societies” with the additional tagline : “Reaching out to the hard to reach” was chosen in recognition of the critical role played by libraries in the development of a nation particularly in their ability to transform societie’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
25 New ! Centenary Women’s Conference [NSW Teachers Federation]
‘As part of the centenary, and an acknowledgement of the ongoing program, we will publish an updated booklet, celebrating the full 100 years of women in the union. This booklet is planned to launch at the Women’s Conference.’.
Venue : Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
25 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Perth 2 [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Churchlands, Perth, Western Australia.
25 New ! Thinking on Your Feet
‘Are you a relief teacher or contract teacher looking to secure that full time role ? Or are you just looking to improve yourself as a specialist relief teacher ? BETA’s conference focuses specifically on relief and contract teachers and offers professional development that will help develop your career’.
Venue : Brisbane International Virginia, Brisbane, Queensland.
26-30 International Society for Clinical Biostatistics and Australian Statistical Conference 2018
‘The aim of this conference is to bring together a broad range of statistical researchers across a variety of research areas to facilitate the international exchange of theory, methods and applications’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
28-29 New ! Moving up to Leadership for Women
‘The course is relevant for new and emerging leaders to give them the tools, perspectives and insights into navigating as a manager and leader. It is also a good refresher for managers/leaders who would benefit from stepping back and reflecting on their role, and how they can further improve their performance and job satisfaction’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
28-30 AHRI National Convention and Exhibition 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
29/8-1/9 2018 ISCHE Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Berlin, Germany.
30-31 2018 Aspect Autism in Education Conference
‘By bridging the gap between research and practice, the Aspect Autism in Education Conference will highlight evidence-informed programs and practices that can be applied in classrooms and schoolyards, so that every student can feel more supported. The conference theme : Shaping Successful Futures, focuses on providing appropriate education provisions and ensuring equal access to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and young people on the autism spectrum across Australia’.
Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
30-31 The Singapore Education Technology Conference [SETC 2018]
‘An exclusive gathering for teacher educators and affiliated organizations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of technology in education. This year’s sessions will look at the changes in the education sector brought by digital disruptions’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Outram Rd, Singapore.
31 New ! STAV STEM Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Quantum Victoria, Macleod, Victoria.

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September 2018
Date Event
1-4 36th IBBY International Congress
The congress is linked to ‘a non-profit organisation which represents an international network of people from all over the world who are committed to bringing books and children together’.
Venue : Istanbul, Turkey.
1-6 Heritage across Borders - ACHS Conference 2018
‘The ACHS is the world’s leading group of researchers, professionals and contributors in heritage studie’.
Venue : Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.
5-9 Asian Festival of Children’s Content [AFCC] 2018
‘Do you write or illustrate stories for children ? Are you looking for the hottest new trend in YA novels ? Are you looking for the latest tips and techniques in early literacy ? If so, the AFCC in Singapore is the place to be !’
Venue : National Library Building, Singapore.
6-7 The International Summit on PLC at Work™ [Brisbane]
‘Achieve equity. Elevate learning. Whether you’re just beginning your PLC journey or want to reinvigorate your practices, this is a must-attend event. With top-notch training delivered by internationally renowned experts, The International Summit on PLC at Work™ will transform the way you think about PLC’.
Venue : TBD, Brisbane, Queensland.
6-8 2018 Family Day Care Australia National Conference
‘The conference will provide the opportunity to explore and embrace the unique strengths of family day care with your peers, celebrate the centrality of children across all aspects of our pedagogy and practice, and help us to solidify our collective vision for family day care into the future’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
8-10 ICEF Higher Education Workshop
‘Provides a targeted opportunity for international tertiary institutions, selected higher education focused agents, and relevant service providers to hold pre-scheduled, one-to-one business meetings, effectively and efficiently’.
Venue : Crowne Plaza, Geneva, Switzerland.
10-11 ICPE Singapore 2018
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Physics Education’.
Venue : River View Hotel Singapore, Havelock Road, Singapore.
11-14 30th Annual EAIE Conference and Exhibition 2018
‘This year’s theme invites us to face outward into the world, join forces with those who share our vision and engage with those who may have differing view. Way beyond the Palace of Nations, the city’s mountainous landscape reminds us to continue to aim for a brighter future’.
Venue : Palais des Expositions et des Congrès [Palexpo], Geneva, Switzerland.
13-14 2018 Fall Global Management Conference
‘An international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in leadership and management. It promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Management and Leadership disciplines’.
Venue : Hampton Inn & Suites, Riverside, California, USA.
13-14 2018 National VET Conference
‘The theme for the two day conference is ‘Skilling Australia’s VET Future’ and will focus on multiple streams including : Department of Education & Training, RTO Management & Compliance, Training & Assessing, VET Shaper, Foundation Skills, eLearning and Regulator streams’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
13-16 2018 IPSHA Biennial Conference
‘Shining Futures - Connect, Collaborate, Create’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : South Bank Brisbane, Queensland.
19-22 Early Childhood Australia National Conference 2018
‘An annual early childhood conference for all who are involved in supporting the growth, development and learning of young children. Covering Leadership and Ethics; Rights and respect; Contemporary practice in teaching and learning; and Risks and resilience’.
Venue : Sydney International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
21 Graduate Study Expo
‘The University of Melbourne’s 18 graduate schools will present their courses at the Graduate Study Expo. Whether you’re interested in a coursework or research degree - from Graduate Certificate to PhD level - professional and academic staff will be available to talk you through your Graduate options and answer questions about courses’.
Venue : Sofitel on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-25 New ! GSTF Education and e-Learning Conference [EeL 2018]
‘Did technologies really innovate education ? What is assessed and fostered in our Education ? Do technologies contribute to effectiveness or efficiency in education ? What is public education for ? more’.
Venue : .
26-28 QUESTnet 2018 Conference
‘The leading forum for technology professions in Higher Education to hear from the most engaging thought leaders, the best vendors and solutions, and share what people are actually doing now to make a real difference in our great Universities’.
Venue : Pullman Reef Hotel Casino Cairns, Cairns, Queensland.
27-28 2018 IMBES Conference
‘A great time of networking, professional development, and presentations of new, exciting research and information. More details will be added to the website as they are confirmed’.
Venue : Los Angeles, California, USA.
27-30 2018 APS Congress
‘The APS Congress is a major showcase for Psychology in Australia’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.

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October 2018
Date Event
1-4 Kodaly National Conference 2018
‘The Kodály National Conference New Horizons : Diverse Perspectives, Shared Journey invites music educators and the broader community to reflect on new possibilities in Kodály-inspired research and practice’.
Venue : TBC, Perth, Western Australia.
1-5 International Conference on Physics Education [ICPE] 2018
‘The main objective of the International Conference on Physics Education is to attract physics educators, postgraduate students, teachers, researchers and policy makers working in physics educational research and in physics education. Participants are expected from schools, colleges, universities and governments from all parts of the world’.
Venue : Misty Hills Hotel and Conference Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa.
2-5 Australian Council for Computers in Education [ACCE] 2018
‘The theme of the 2018 conference is ImpaCT, and our presenters will be given the challenge of demonstrating how we can ensure maximum effect on student learning using the technologies we employ. Additionally, we will be doing a health check on the rollout of Technology Curriculum and ensuring the many resources produced to support this can be shared’.
Venue : Royal Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, NSW.
2-5 The Australian Council of TESOL Associations International Conference 2018
‘This conference will contribute to the ongoing examination of the theories and practices underpinning the TESOL field, and will project into future directions, whether as policy, pedagogy, materials design, assessment or community involvement’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
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Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Gold Coast, Queensland.
3-5 2018 ACEL National Conference
‘The 2018 conference will discuss the process of learning through experience, providing delegates with an opportunity to develop their professional knowledge and apply this knowledge to schools and systems’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
3-5 2018 ACEN Conference
‘WIL : Creating Connections, Building Futures ’.
Venue : QUT/ Griffith University and Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
3-5 New ! Globalizing the student rebellion in the long ’68 – Conference in History of Education
‘The objective of this Symposium is to create a space for reflection and exchange of ideas between researchers from different backgrounds and historiographical currents on young university students in action during the “long ’68”’.
Venue : University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain.
4-5 BEA National Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : National Library of Australia, Canberra, ACT.
4-5 ICAES 2018 : 20th International Conference on Aerobic Exercise and Strength
‘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 Aerobic Exercise and Strength’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, NSW.
4-7 CLESOL Conference 2018
‘The theme of the conference is Transforming our Landscape, chosen for language users and teachers to reflect shifting perspectives in the diversity of language use in society language learning, teaching and teacher training social and educational policy decisions which affect us’.
Venue : Christ’s College, Christchurch, New Zealand.
5-7 CLESOL Conference 2018
‘The conference is a platform for connecting conversation and actions about teaching, learning, equity, and diversity as they impact at family, community, professional and policy level’.
Venue : Christ’s College, Christchurch, New Zealand.
8-9 20th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries 2018
‘The premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world’.
Venue : New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania, New York, N.Y., USA.
8-10 2018 WFCP World Congress
‘Brings together community colleges and polytechnics from around the world and experts in professional and vocational education and training. The 2018 World Congress will focus on action based solutions’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
9-12 Australian International Education Conference [AIEC] 2018
‘The theme will be “Empowering a new generation” and we encourage you to subscribe to our newsletter to receive news about the call for proposals and key dates’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
11-12 Breakthrough Strategies to Teach & Counsel Troubled Students
‘We wrote the book on problem kids, and we teach the class’.
Venue : Portland, Oregon, USA.
13-15 New ! The Asian Conference on Education
Surviving and Thriving : Education in Times of Change. How do we as teachers, administrators and policymakers adopt and adapt to change outside our control ? How do we nurture and encourage positive change, through the excitement of the imagination, innovation and creativity ? How can technologies be better used to help us teach, and to help students learn ? more’.
Venue : Tokyo, Japan.
14-18 Australian Geoscience Council Convention, AGCC 2018
Big Issues and Ideas in Geoscience. Covering all aspects of Geoscience, with technical themes covering theoretical and applied Geoscience, mineral and energy resources, environmental and societal science, Geoscience education and communication, and emerging technologies’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
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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.
22-24 4th Biennial Australasian Implementation Conference [AIC]
‘The AIC will be hosted alongside the What Works Global Summit 2018 in partnership with the Campbell Collaboration. The combined conference will bring you all the latest evidence and implementation science strategies, helping you improve policies, practices, and outcomes across the social services and international development sectors’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
22-24 The Global Evidence and Implementation Summit [GEIS] 2018
The summit ‘will bring together world leaders in the generation and use of rigorous evidence in policy and programs. The summit will share the latest evidence synthesis and implementation science research and practice strategies for improving the lives of individuals, families and communities worldwide’.
Venue : 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
23-24 New ! 2018 Melbourne Water Kids Teaching Kids Conference
‘The conference will allow students from Melbourne and regional Victorian schools to look at whole of catchment issues. Students from around Melbourne and Victoria will bring local stories about their environments to the Conference, after many months of research and planning with expert mentors’.
Venue : University of Melbourne and Collingwood Children’s Farm, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-26 New ! AIS DigiSTEM Conference 2018
Wired Up & Unplugged. Watch this space for updates on conference registration information’.
Venue : UTS, Sydney, NSW [TBC].
26-27 2018 Celebrate Reading National Conference
‘Experience two days of inspiration and insights into quality Australian literature for young adults at the conference. In 2018, the focus is on young adult literature. The conference suits teachers, librarians, writers and literature enthusiasts’.
Venue : The Literature Centre, Fremantle, Western Australia.
29-30 New ! Positive Leadership [Melbourne]
‘this comprehensive course will take your leadership to the next level through a heightened understanding of, and deeper reflection on, the contemporary leadership research base. The course synthesises the many conceptualisations of leadership in the research literature, challenging participants to re-examine their own preconceptions’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Mebourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
31 New ! Digital Technologies in the NSW Science and Technology K-6 Syllabus
‘As our world becomes increasingly digitised and automated our students need to become confident users of digital systems. This course will take an in-depth look at the design technologies strand of the new syllabus and explore the implications for planning and programming’.
Venue : AISNSW, Sydney, NSW.

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November 2018
Date Event
1-2 New ! Applied Positive Psychology [Melbourne]
‘This course will teach you the conditions and processes that lead to the optimal functioning of individuals, groups and organisations. You will learn how to be at your personal best at home and at work, and how to lead cultural change in your work environment to enhance wellbeing and improve performance’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
5-6 New ! Positive Leadership [Brisbane]
‘this comprehensive course will take your leadership to the next level through a heightened understanding of, and deeper reflection on, the contemporary leadership research base. The course synthesises the many conceptualisations of leadership in the research literature, challenging participants to re-examine their own preconceptions’.
Venue : NEXT Hotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
8-9 New ! Applied Positive Psychology [Brisbane]
‘This course will teach you the conditions and processes that lead to the optimal functioning of individuals, groups and organisations. You will learn how to be at your personal best at home and at work, and how to lead cultural change in your work environment to enhance wellbeing and improve performance’.
Venue : NEXT Hotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
12-13 New ! Positive Leadership [Sydney]
‘this comprehensive course will take your leadership to the next level through a heightened understanding of, and deeper reflection on, the contemporary leadership research base. The course synthesises the many conceptualisations of leadership in the research literature, challenging participants to re-examine their own preconceptions’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
12-14 APERA - ERAS Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Singapore.
15-16 New ! Applied Positive Psychology [Sydney]
‘This course will teach you the conditions and processes that lead to the optimal functioning of individuals, groups and organisations. You will learn how to be at your personal best at home and at work, and how to lead cultural change in your work environment to enhance wellbeing and improve performance’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
21-23 5th International STEM in Education Conference 2018
‘The conference program involves in-depth research presentations, professional conversations about best practice, engaging panel discussions and symposia, and practical presentations that enable delegates to explore and develop new ideas about integrated STEM education’.
Venue : Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland.
26-27 High Reliability Schools Institute
‘The Marzano High Reliability Schools™ framework has helped educators around the world drive continuous improvement in their schools. Open to all teachers and administrators, this event dives deep into the framework, offering specific guidance on how to achieve the highest levels of school effectiveness’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
29-30 20th International Conference on Adult Education Systems 2018
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Adult Education Systems’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
29-30 20th International Conference on Higher Education Systems
‘Provides 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 Higher Education System’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
29-30 20th International Conference on Mathematical Education 2018
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Mathematical Education’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

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December 2018
Date Event
3-4 20th International Conference on Early Childhood Education and Teaching Systems 2018
‘Providing a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Early Childhood Education and Teaching Systems’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
3-4 20th International Conference on Educational Policies and Teaching Strategies 2018
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Educational Policies and Teaching Strategies’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
3-4 20th International Conference on Mathematics Education
‘Aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Mathematics Education’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
5-7 2018 ANZAM Annual Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand.
9-14 AIP Congress 2018
‘Focus Sessions aim to enrich the Congress by providing a range of forums, in addition to the usual sessions organised through the Topical groups and Cognate Societies. Focus Sessions may be hot topics, an emerging research community within Australia, or simply an opportunity to gather together under a common interest’.
Venue : University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia.
10-12 6th World Curriculum Studies Conference [iaacs2018]
‘In the tradition of previous events, this conference will have an explicitly international orientation, with a view to furthering the project of transnational curriculum inquiry, albeit drawing on what are often distinctively national perspectives, and working within and across them’.
Venue : The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

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January 2019
Date Event
14-16 2019 ACHPER International Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Canberra, ACT.
29-1/2-2 CEC 2019 Convention & Expo
‘Connect with other special educators with whom you can exchange ideas, skills, resources, and practices. Have access to the most cutting-edge technology and the newest resources for your classroom in the Expo Hall’.
Venue : Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

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February 2019
Date Event
2-3 21st International Conference on Educational Quality and Innovative Teaching Models [ICEQITM 2019]
‘Aiming to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Educational Quality and Innovative Teaching Models’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-6 Annual International Leadership Conference and Expo 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : San Francisco, California, USA.
7-8 2019 Winter Global Conference on Education
‘The aim of Global Conference on Education is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy’.
Venue : Hampton Inn & Suites, Riverside, California.
11-15 ALIA Information Online 2019 Conference
‘Conference is the biggest event in information professional’s calendar. The conference attracts over one thousand influential professionals from all sectors of the library industry. It has a multi-sector focus and provides a unique opportunity for organisations to promote and showcase their products and services to a targeted and influential delegate group’.
Venue : Hilton Hotel Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
28-2/3-3 International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation [ICLDC6]
‘Check back here in early 2018 for more information about ICLDC 6 - the tenth anniversary of the ICLDC conference’.
Venue : Imin International Conference Centre, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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March 2019
Date Event
24-27 Geo-Congress 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
28-30 ITEEA 2019 Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Kansas City, Missouri, USA.

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April 2019
Date Event
10-13 ACRL ACRL 2019 Conference - Recasting the Narrative
‘Features more than 500 conference programs selected and presented by leaders in the profession. Connect with colleagues from all over the country and globe and get access to content all year long’.
Venue : Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

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May 2019
Date Event
19-22 Theta 2019 [The Tipping Point]
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Wollongong, NSW.
31-5/2-6 CBCA Biennial National Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Canberra, ACT.

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June 2019
Date Event
25-28 International Society on Early Intervention Conference 2018
‘Held in conjunction with Early Childhood Intervention Australia. The theme of the ISEI 2019 conference, “Research to Practice in Early Intervention : An International Perspective”, is very timely as early intervention programs are increasingly being brought to scale all over the world’.
Venue : Internation Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.

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July 2019
Date Event
1-3 Quennsland Teacher’ Union Biennial Conference
Initial information. Monitor for further updates
Venue : TBC.
15-17 International Transforming Education Conference [ITEC 2019]
‘Save the date. Everything’s booked. Planning is underway. Excitement is growing. More information soon’.
Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.

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August 2019
Date Event
4-10 ICPhS2019 [International Congress of the Phonetic Sciences]
‘Website coming soon. In the meantime, click here to submit your expression of interest to attend or to receive further information as it becomes available’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

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September 2019
Date Event
10-12 BERA Conference 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : University of Manchester, Manchester, England.

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October 2019
Date Event
9-13 ASCE 2019 Convention
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Miami, Florida, USA.
16-18 1st Thematic ECHA Conference on Creativity
‘The conference topic is “Creativity Research & Innovation in Gifted Education : Social, Individual, and Educational Perspective”’.
Venue : Dubrovnik, Croatia.

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November 2019
Date Event
18-24 World Engineers Convention Australia 2019
‘WEC 2019 is co-hosted by Engineers Australia and the World Federation of Engineering Organisations. WEC 2019 is a very important event as it is being held in the centenary year of Engineers Australia and will be a very important part of the celebrations to be held during 2019’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne Victoria.

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December 2019
Date Event
9-13 2019 IEEE Global Communications Conference
‘Provides a full program of technical and professional activities spanning hot topics in voice, data, image and multimedia communications and networking.’.
Venue : Hilton Waikoloa Village, Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, USA.

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