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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

September 2017
Date Event
1 AIS Mathematics Conference 2017
‘With the senior NSW Mathematics syllabuses undergoing radical change for the first time in many years, this conference aims to provide ideas, strategies and activities to facilitate implementation in 2018’.
Venue : Ascham School, Edgecliff, NSW.
1 AIS Student Wellbeing Conference 2017
‘This conference will explore whole school wellbeing and challenge you to freshen your current practices. Keynote presentations and workshops will focus on a range of evidence-based practices including social and emotional learning in schools’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific, Manly, NSW.
1-2 K-12 Digital Classroom Practice Conference
‘Explore how the inspiring and judicious use of technology in the classroom can extend students, excite them, engage them and improve their learning in ways not previously possible, taking them to higher levels of learning and discovery’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-2 The Education Show 2017
‘100+ exhibitors showcasing school resources, products, services and technology for classrooms, schools and careers’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
3-5 2017 THE World Academic Summit
‘Bringing together leaders from the world’s best and most ambitious universities, Nobel laureates, leading figures from government, policymaking and industry to debate and explore issues such as how universities can become beacons of internationalisation’.
Venue : King’s College London, London, United Kingdom.
4-5 Introduction to Reggio Inspired Practice
‘Providing a starting point, unique to each learner, in the journey of coming to a better understanding of ways that we might articulate the ideas and strategies we have observed, read, or researched about the schools and philosophy of Reggio Emilia’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
4-5 New ! Data Informed Education Conference
‘This conference will enable school leaders to develop, nurture, embed and evaluate a data driven culture in their school. It will also empower classroom practitioners to thrive in this culture motivated by enhancing their practice and improving outcomes for all students. Register your interest here’.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
4-5 The AIS Conference 2017
Reconceptualising Assessment : Unlocking Learning and Broadening Practice. Designed to explore different ways to strengthen and develop effective school-based assessment practices that will enhance student engagement and achievement and address the recent HSC assessment reforms’.
Venue : Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
4-6 AES 17
‘Hinting at the national capital location, the theme also captures two important but often neglected ideas in evaluation’. Read expanded details on the site.
Venue : Canberra, ACT.
4-7 2017 IUPPS Congress of the International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Science 2017
‘The Melbourne Congress will include special symposia drawing on current issues and themes in the Asia-Australia-Pacific regions, including: human migrations, early agriculture and domestication, rock art, geochronology and much, much more’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-7 Developing Leaders Conference
‘The CEN Developing Leaders Conference is a great space for teachers who are new to or considering leadership in their school. Further details and registration to come …’.
Venue : Darwin, Northern Territory.
5-8 Blackboard Teaching and Learning Conference Australia 2017
‘The 2017 Conference will be delivered over four days in Darwin through an exciting range of pre-conference, workshops, presentations and sessions’.
Venue : DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin, Darwin, Northern Territory.
6-7 23rd International Conference on Teaching, Education & Learning [ICTEL]
‘New ideas, innovations, theoretical, methodological and empirical knowledge, and problem solving techniques in the following disciplines, themes and in multiple areas of education’.
Venue : Courtyard Marriott Bali Nusa Dua Resort, Bali, Indonesia.
6-7 Making Learning Visible
‘Participants will experience many opportunities to explore materials, utilising an inquiry lens, with the intent to gather artifacts of individual and group learning, create pedagogical documentation and engage in reflective dialogue about the process of making learning visible’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
6-8 2017 ASEPA National Conference
‘Website Available in early 2017’. Initial details only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Stamford Grand, Adelaide, South Australia.
6-8 International Education Technology Conference 2017
‘The conference aims to diffuse the knowledge and researches among academicians and lead to development in educational technology and instructional technologies’.
Venue : Harvard University Faculty Club, Cambridge, Massachusetts, US.
6-8 Making Learning Visible
‘Participants will have the opportunity to be fully engaged, interact with colleagues, reflect on, and document their learning in an environment that is supportive and meets an educator’s need to gain practical knowledge that can be applied to teaching practices’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
6-8 SEAAIR 2017
ASEAN Higher Education at the Crossroad : Challenges, Changes, Capacities and Capabilities’.
Venue : PSB Academy, Singapore.
6-8 Universities Australia Marketing and Development Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane, Queensland.
7 ProtectED
‘With increased focus on schools’ duty of care to students and parents, now is the time for schools to demonstrate that good information governance is an ongoing priority. Students and their parents must know precisely how their personal information is collected, how it is used, for what purpose and by whom’.
Venue : L’Aqua, Cockle Bay, Sydney, NSW.
7-8 New ! VET Development Centre 2017 Teaching and Learning Conference
‘The 2017 VDC Teaching and Learning Conference will highlight how VET Practitioners can achieve high quality delivery, innovative teaching practices and improve student outcomes’.
Venue : RACV Torquay Resort, Torquay, Victoria.
7-9 Asia-Pacific Autism Conference 2017
‘The conference theme is “Growing with autism”. This conference aims to bring together the most up-to-date, useful and reliable knowledge, skills and experience about autism for people of all ages as they look to their life ahead’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
8 AIS Primary Conference 2017
‘Dare to be inspired by leading practitioners and to step outside of your comfort zone as we collaborate to inquire into big questions that really matter’.
Venue : Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney, NSW.
8-9 State Conference - P & Cs Qld
The theme for the conference is Connect, Engage, Inspire .
Venue : Sofitel Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.
9-10 Raising Happy Kids : Connected Parenting & Home Education Conference
‘This conference will have internationally renowned speakers, and cover a wide range of topics. The Expo will focus on home education and alternative schooling options’.
Venue : Southport Community Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
9-15 World Environmental Education Congress 2017
‘The title will be Culturenvironment : Weaving new connections. An opportunity to learn more about the latest in environmental and sustainability education, and to commune with like-minded people, to share your own work and to learn from others’.
Venue : Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, Canada.
10-11 19th International Conference on Education Systems 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Education Systems’.
Venue : River View Hotel Singapore, Singapore.
12-14 SNAICC National Conference
‘Provides the opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, policy makers, researchers, government representatives, other non-government organisations and industry representatives to gather and make renewed commitments to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’.
Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.
12-15 Australian Primary Principals Association Conference 2017
‘The theme of the conference, “Agility, Creativity, Legacy”, will explore the type of agile, innovative leadership that leaves a valuable legacy for the future’.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
12-15 EAIE Seville 2017
‘Europe’s largest and most comprehensive higher education event, gathering 5 000+ professionals from over all over the world’.
Venue : Seville, Spain.
13-14 2017 ACAL Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates. Register for more information.
Venue : Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory.
13-14 World TVET Conference 2017
‘World TVET 2017 will provide a unique convergence of networking, learning, and fun into a single package. This conference will force you to grow and challenge yourself’.
Venue : Queenstown, New Zealand.
13-15 New ! Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities [DASSH] 2017 Conference
‘Conference will provide an opportunity to situate and examine the current condition and future prospects of humanities and social sciences in the contemporary university within a comparative regional and global context’.
Venue : La Trobe University, Bundoora and State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria.
14-15 National VET Conference
‘The theme for the two day conference is “Building Quality in VET” and will focus on multiple streams including; Policy & Reform, RTO Management & Compliance, Training & Assessing, RTO Administration and Master Classes’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
15-17 2017 Mathematical Association of NSW Annual Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Fairmont Resort, Leura, NSW.
17-20 ICIP 2017
‘Featuring world-class speakers, tutorials, and industry sessions, and creating an excellent forum to foster innovation and entrepreneurship, and network with the brightest minds in academia and industry working in this field’.
Venue : China National Convention Center, Beijing, China.
17-20 TEMC 2017
‘The only Conference in the tertiary sector which covers the full range of functions in institutions, and is designed to allow participants to build strong networks across Australia and New Zealand ’.
Venue : Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
18-19 New ! Queensland Summit Featuring Google for Education
‘Enjoy two days of inspiring keynote speakers, empowering hands-on breakout sessions, and fun activities including a high-energy demo slam’.
Venue : Emmaus College, Norman Gardens, Queensland.
18-20 6th International Conference on E-Learning and E-Technologies in Education
‘Held over three days, with presentations delivered by researchers from the international community, including presentations from keynote speakers and state-of-the-art lectures’.
Venue : Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland.
19-20 Assessment and Review Summit
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Pullman on the Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
19-20 The 12th Joint Conference on Chemistry
‘The conference is aimed to disseminate the results of research from all over the world, including universities, research centre and government boards and bring synergy between research and industry’.
Venue : Semarang, Indonesia.
20-21 New ! 2017 Eportfolio Forum
‘A variety of interactive sessions will enable new and experienced eportfolio supporters to gain some “hands-on” experience with using eportfolios’.
Venue : Monash College & University, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-22 English Australia Conference 2017
‘The English Australia Conference is the annual ‘must attend’ event for everyone working in or associated with the English language sector of international education’.
Venue : Hilton Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
21-22 New ! 2017 Australian Nurses and Midwives Conference
‘The focus of the 2017 Australian Nurses and Midwives Conference will be on the diverse and wide-ranging professional practice issues facing the working lives of nurses and midwives’.
Venue : 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
22-25 International Confederation of Principals Convention 2017
‘We have invited world-class speakers to create some winds of change. Together we will explore the latest research regarding how the brain learns using our senses. No matter what your role in education, there’s a wave for you to catch at this conference’.
Venue : Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa.
23-25 International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Education
‘Promoting the exchange of information on theory, research, development, and practices of diverse education fields’.
Venue : Kyrenia, Cyprus.
24-27 ANZHES/ANME Joint Conference 2017
‘Powerful narratives and compelling explanations : Educational historians and museums at work’.
Venue : University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT.
24-27 LIANZA Conference 2017
This ‘will be the biggest gathering of library and information professionals in New Zealand and we want you to be a part of it !’
Venue : The Addington Events Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand.
25 SACPSSA Primary Conference
ACHPER South Australia. ‘This engaging conference offers best practice strategies and programs to effectively engage your students in Physical education/Physical Activity’.
Venue : .
25-26 Annual International Conference on Education and e-Learning
‘With e-learning, students can have access to other universities and academic resource materials from other countries, thereby broadening the knowledge base of students. Given these advantages, it is pivotal to deliberate upon the development of technology use in education’.
Venue : Hotel Fort Canning, Singapore.
25-26 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 Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-27 ASBA Conference
The ‘theme “Charting the Course” is aimed at assisting you to reach your Destination of a Successful and Sustainable school. A school that both remembers its grass roots but looks forward’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
25-28 2017 Conference - Australian Society of Archivists
‘Exploring questions on the diversity of our collections, our profession and our audiences, as well as the impact and potential of information technologies in indigenous communities and on traditional knowledge. Held alongside the 2017 Information Technologies Indigenous Communities Symposium’.
Venue : University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-29 EduChange
‘Educhange is an inspiring, engaging and world-class week long education festival that allows educators to curate their own learning experience and choose from bespoke education workshops, documentary screenings, education expos and more’.
Venue : Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, Victoria.
27-29 33rd NSW Environmental Education Conference
‘Make the Change : A Framework for Education and Engagement for Sustainability’.
Venue : St Ignatius’ College Riverview, Lane Cove, NSW.
27-29 2017 HTAA National Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
27-29 33rd National SPERA Conference
‘The 2017 conference will bring together a range of education professionals, school administrators, teacher educators, academics, pre-service teachers, community members and parents who are passionate about rural education’.
Venue : University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT.
27-29 Early Start Conference 2017
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates or join a mailing list to keep up with future information.
Venue : Wollongong, NSW.
27-29 International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning 2017
‘This interdisciplinary conference aims to focus on the exchange of relevant trends and research results as well as the presentation of practical experiences in Interactive Collaborative Learning and Engineering Pedagogy’.
Venue : Budapest, Hungary.
27-29 National Library and Information Technicians Symposium 2017
‘Providing an opportunity for library technicians from around Australia to meet together in the formal setting of a structured program, to hear prominent members of the profession, as well as their peers, speak and debate contemporary issues relating to the profession, professionalism and library work in general’.
Venue : Australian Catholic University, North Sydney, NSW.
28-29 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.
28-30 William Glasser Institute Australia National Conference 2017
‘The theme for the conference will be - “We know … could we know better ?” It will extend what we already know, and provide new knowledge and skills so we are continuously learning and improving our effectiveness as people at both personal and professional levels’.
Venue : Crowne Plaza, Newcastle, NSW.
29/9-1/10 2017 Biennial Conference
‘The Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia and New Zealand are excited to bring you the 2017 Biennial Conference’.
Venue : Queenstown, New Zealand.
29/9-2/10 New ! Number Theory Down Under
‘The main aim of NTDU is not only to promote number theory in Australia but also to bring together domestic and international number theorists to share ideas and to pursue collaborative work’.
Venue : La Trobe University [Bendigo Campus], Bendigo, Victoria.

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October 2017
Date Event
1-5 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering
‘The organisers are paying very special attention to young chemical engineers and future talents with knowledge, education and training as the first congress topic’.
Venue : Barcelona, Spain.
2-3 ICPEET 2017 : 19th International Conference on Preschool Education and Educational Technology
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Preschool Education and Educational Technology’.
Venue : Park Inn by Radisson Copenhagen Airport, København, Denmark.
2-3 The International Network on Innovative Apprenticeship Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Washington DC, USA.
2-6 World 100 Annual Conference 2017
‘Managing the reputations of the World’s leading universities’.
Venue : Utrecht, Netherlands.
3-4 Slide2Learn 2017
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
3-5 ANZELA 2017 Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC.
3-6 NZAMT 2017
‘With our “Back to the Future” theme this conference is simultaneously future focused and mindful of past wisdom. It embraces moving mathematics and statistics education forward with all its possibilities’.
Venue : Christchurch, New Zealand.
4-6 2017 ACSA Biennial Curriculum Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : SHORE, Sydney Church of England Grammar School, North Sydney, NSW.
4-6 2017 Annual ACEL National Conference
‘Respect the past; Lead the present; Secure the future. Setting the learning agenda’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
4-6 2017 APACS National Conference
‘The theme this year covers the promotion of wellbeing, inclusion and engagement in education; exploring issues and practice in supporting families and schools to nurture the growing learners in their care’.
Venue : Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-6 New ! Early Career Researcher Workshop
‘The 2017 workshop for Universitas 21 Early Career Researchers will be on the theme of “Interculturality and Multiculturalism : the challenges for changing societies”’.
Venue : Pontificia Universidad de Católica de Chile, Chile.
7-10 National Scientific Congress of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists
‘Bridging the Elements. Our Congress once again aims to bring together the many different elements of Anaesthesia’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
8-9 National Boys’ Education Conference
‘A biennial event that provides teachers and academics with a unique opportunity to explore a range of interdisciplinary interests including promoting research in boys’ education, keeping informed on best practice and considering future directions in learning and teaching’.
Venue : The King’s School, North Parramatta, NSW.
8-11 HighEdWeb Annual Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
8-12 The International School on Research Impact Assessment
‘Participants will spend a week learning about research impact assessment through a combination of plenary and panel presentations, practical exercises and group discussions’.
Venue : Novo Nordisk’s Favrholm Campus, Hillerod, Denmark.
9-10 Annual International Conference on Computer Science Education : Innovation and Technology [CSEIT]
‘Designed to spark discussion among creative educators, researchers, consultants, training managers, policy makers, curriculum developers, entrepreneurs, and others in Computer Science Education. Many individuals are transforming learning environments in local as well as more global ways. This conference offers an opportunity to meet and discuss their ideas, findings, and next steps’.
Venue : Hotel Fort Canning, Singapore.
9-10 New ! 19th International Conference on Language, Linguistics and Literature 2017
‘A premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Language, Linguistics and Literature’.
Venue : The Belamar Hotel, Manhattan Beach, California, USA.
10-12 ARSC2017 Conference
‘The comprehensive 3-day scientific program will showcase the latest Research; Education; Policing programs; Policies and management strategies’ and much more.
Venue : Crown Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
10-13 Australian International Education Conference 2017
‘The theme is “Embracing Diversity” and the program will feature world leading experts, unique social events and an exhibition, all hosted in and around the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
11-13 Globelics Conference 2017
‘Scholars from all over the world and from many different disciplines will gather together to discuss innovation and development’.
Venue : National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
11-13 uLearn17
‘Join New Zealand educators in 2017 for a highly relevant, inclusive, and practical conference that caters for educators from early years, primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors’.
Venue : Claudelands Events Centre, Hamilton, New Zealand.
11-13 World Didac Asia 2017
‘The leading Asian event for educational resources that offers new international business opportunities. Core Elements of the show are Technical and Vocational Education and Training, STEM Solutions, Education IT Solutions and Early Childhood Education’.
Venue : Bangkok, Thailand.
11/10-13/12 Instructional Design Mastery Series
‘A series of three workshops focusing on learning outcomes and assessment, instructional strategies, and course management and evaluation of courses that may take place in various learning environments [i.e., web-enhanced, blended, and/or online)’.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.
11-14 ISSoTL17 Conference
‘“Reaching New Heights”. This theme will inspire new ideas, hope, and future-oriented thinking in the scholarship of teaching and learning’.
Venue : Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
12-13 3rd Annual EdTechTeam Adelaide Summit
‘Two days of inspiring keynote speakers, personalised hands-on breakout sessions and a high energy demo slam to empower you as an educator in the digital age’.
Venue : Immanuel College, Novar Gardens, South Australia.
12-13 Breakthrough Strategies to Teach & Counsel Troubled Students
‘Effectively and thoroughly delivers the best answers for your students’ worst social, emotional, behavioural, and classroom management problems’.
Venue : Portland, Oregon, USA.
12-13 The AIS Languages Conference 2017
‘Delegates will learn new ICT tools to integrate into their teaching, strategies to embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives and how different approaches to programming, including the IB courses, ignite the motivation of students and provide relevance to their learning’.
Venue : University of Technology, Ultimo, NSW.
13-14 PDHPE Teachers’ Association Annual State Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Novotel North Beach, North Wollongong, NSW.
14 New Activist Conference 2017
‘The conference is for teachers in their first 5 years of teaching, or first 10 years if they hold a Federation position, who are interested in becoming more active within the Federation’.
Venue : Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills, NSW.
16 Primary HPE Conference
‘Further details available from ACHPER Queensland soon’.
Venue : TBC, Queensland.
16-20 eResearch Australasia 2017
‘Provides opportunities for delegates to engage, connect, and share their ideas and exemplars concerning new information-centric research capabilities, and showcase how leading-edge information and communication technologies help researchers’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
17-19 ICDE World Conference for Online Learning
‘Teaching in a Digital Age. Re-Thinking Teaching and Learning’.
Venue : Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
17-20 E-Learn 2017
‘E-Learn provides a unique forum for Government, Healthcare, Education, and Business professionals to discuss the latest research, development, applications, issues, and strategies, to explore new technologies, and to identify solutions for today’s challenges related to online learning’.
Venue : Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
18 New ! Language and Communication Conference
‘This conference has been specifically tailored for Speech Pathologists and will take a clinical approach to explore pathways to excellence in language and learning. Register your interest here’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
18-20 New ! IAU 2017 International Conference
‘Conference will focus on the role, responsibilities, expectations and needs of higher education leaders - rectors, presidents, but also deans and department heads in higher education in this new and shifting landscape when faced with the changing nature of higher education that comes with a more blurred notion of public and private’.
Venue : University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana.
18-20 International Conference on Frontiers of Educational Technologies 2017
‘Providing opportunities for delegates from different areas to exchange new ideas, applications and experiences face to face, to establish business or research relations, and to find global partners for future collaboration’.
Venue : London, United Kingdom.
18-21 Frontiers in Education 2017
‘A major international conference focusing on educational innovations and research in engineering and computing education’.
Venue : Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
19-20 Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities
‘This year’s conference will sharpen the focus on Innovation, what is innovation in tertiary education, and skills for creating innovation. Hear leading experts from within the sector and from industry and government discuss innovation in their institutions’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
19-21 IIATE Annual Conference
‘A conference which focuses on catering to the specific needs of Industrial Arts, Engineering, Technology teaching and learning in secondary schools. Further information on the 2017 conference registration will be available shortly’.
Venue : TBC.
19-22 The Asian Conference on Education 2017
‘This conference, in its broadest sense brings together teachers, researchers and distinguished professors from around the world to share their insights. The goal is to broaden awareness of different contexts in the pursuit of synergies and solutions’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
20 AIS Education Research Symposium 2017
‘The research to practice gap is a well recognised barrier to improving educator practice and student outcomes. Presentations will showcase research and implementation undertaken by educators, practitioner researchers and academics across a wide range of educational topics’.
Venue : University of Technology, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
20 New ! Positive Teaching Practices
‘This course is designed for teachers at all stages of their career who are looking to improve their teaching practice and connections with students’.
Venue : Newington College, Stanmore, NSW.
20-21 FlipCon Australia 2017
‘A national conference embracing Flipped Learning. Emerging and established flipped educators will want to attend this concentrated, high touch, hands-on conference’.
Venue : Inaburra School, Bangor, Sydney, NSW.
21 KU Annual Conference
‘This year’s conference will provide seminars and workshops and Stories from the Field focused on the areas of Relationships, Resilience and Risk’.
Venue : International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
21-22 Reinvent Your Career Expo 2017
‘This event is designed to help adults find their career passion whilst providing them with the knowledge to turn that passion into a reality’.
Venue : Rosehill Gardens, Sydney, NSW.
24 AHRI State Conferences 2017 [Newcastle]
‘Program to be announced soon’.
Venue : Merewether Surfhouse, Newcastle, NSW.
24 New ! Broken Hill Skills and Thrills Showcase
‘The Skills & Thrills careers showcase takes careers advice out of the office and onto the stage, through an exhilarating showcase packed with music, film and theatre. Find out the latest on jobs of the future, industry trends and connecting your passion to a successful career outcome’.
Venue : Silver City Cinema, Broken Hill, NSW.
24-27 Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.
25-26 New Zealand Vocational Education and Training Research Forum 2017
‘The forum will be of relevance to all educators, researchers, policymakers, and organisations who work in the areas of vocational, professional, and skills-based learning’.
Venue : Wellington, New Zealand.
25-27 The 29th Annual AAGE Graduate Recruitment & Development Conference
‘Ideal for those involved with graduate recruitment and development, including human resources professionals, university careers advisors, service providers and professional associations with graduate programs’.
Venue : The Hilton Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
26 CAA Annual Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Dockside, Cockle Bay Sydney, NSW.
26 New ! Wollongong Skills and Thrills Showcase
‘The Skills & Thrills careers showcase takes careers advice out of the office and onto the stage, through an exhilarating showcase packed with music, film and theatre. Find out the latest on jobs of the future, industry trends and connecting your passion to a successful career outcome’.
Venue : Greater Union Cinemas, Wollongong, NSW.
26-27 2017 Schools of the Future Conference
‘Highlighting the best practices that are taking place in our learning environments today and being planned for those of tomorrow’.
Venue : Hawaii Convention Centre, Hawaii, USA.
26-28 GP17 - The RACGP Conference for General Practice
‘Coinciding with the first year of the new Quality Improvement and Continuing Professional Development triennium [2017-19], GP17 - “General practice : The foundation of patient-centred care” will continue to deliver education of the highest quality’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
27-29 ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership
‘Save the date for the 2017 Conference on Educational Leadership. Check back in mid-April for more information’.
Venue : Orlando, Florida, USA.
29/10-1/11 AGTA Conference 2017
The conference ‘will showcase dynamic cross-discipline -omics research, and uniquely allow genomics and bioinformatics researchers, as well as industry, to interact over a wide range of topics’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
30/10-1/11 MLearn 2017
16th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning. ‘Provides a forum for researchers, policy makers, professionals and educators from higher education, school education and vocational education, government departments, industries and international organisations as well as IT developers and solutions providers to share knowledge, research and practices and debate critical issues pertaining to sustainable futures for mobile learning’.
Venue : Larnaca, Cyprus.
30/10-2/11 Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017
‘This year’s theme, Lead 360. Drive Digital to the Core, will help you see further, explore deeper and discover how to make digital a core competence for you and your organisation’.
Venue : Gold Coast, Queensland.
31 AHRI State Conferences 2017 [Newcastle]
‘Program to be announced soon’.
Venue : Pullman Brisbane King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland.
31 New ! Mudgee Skills and Thrills Showcase
‘The Skills & Thrills careers showcase takes careers advice out of the office and onto the stage, through an exhilarating showcase packed with music, film and theatre. Find out the latest on jobs of the future, industry trends and connecting your passion to a successful career outcome’.
Venue : Town Hall Cinema, Mudgee, NSW.
31/10-2/11 New ! 2017 AAIR Forum
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Alice Springs, Northern Territory.
31/10-2/11 New ! Universitas 21 Educational Innovation Conference
‘Further details, including registration information, will be available soon, but meanwhile, save these dates and plan to join us in Mexico’.
Venue : Tec de Monterrey [Monterrey campus], Monterrey, Mexico.
31/10-3/11 EDUCAUSE 2017
‘The premier gathering of IT professionals and technology providers represents the best thinking in higher education IT. The conference solicits content from colleagues who are willing to share ideas regarding strategies, leading change, effective processes, what's working and often what isn’t’.
Venue : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and ONLINE.

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November 2017
Date Event
1 New ! Parkes Skills and Thrills Showcase
‘The Skills & Thrills careers showcase takes careers advice out of the office and onto the stage, through an exhilarating showcase packed with music, film and theatre. Find out the latest on jobs of the future, industry trends and connecting your passion to a successful career outcome’.
Venue : Forbes Cinema, Parkes, NSW.
1-3 13th Biennial AALL Conference 2017
‘Save the date and return here for more information on the program as it becomes available’.
Venue : Deakin University and Victoria University, Geelong, Victoria.
1-3 New ! 17th International ACTS Conference
‘Think big for Global Goals. Check back soon for our new website’.
Venue : RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-3 New ! Asia-Pacific Women in Leadership [APWiL] Workshop 2017
‘More information will be made available in due course’.
Venue : The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
2 New ! Griffith Skills and Thrills Showcase
‘The Skills & Thrills careers showcase takes careers advice out of the office and onto the stage, through an exhilarating showcase packed with music, film and theatre. Find out the latest on jobs of the future, industry trends and connecting your passion to a successful career outcome’.
Venue : The Griffith City Cinema, Griffiths, NSW.
2-3 ICKET 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Knowledge and Education Technology’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
2-4 Asia-Pacific Women in Leadership Workshop 2017
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
2-4 New ! 2017 7th International Conference on Humanities, Society and Culture [ICHSC 2017]
‘Providing a forum for researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students from both the industry and the academia to share their newest research findings and results’.
Venue : Bangkok, Thailand.
3 New ! Wagga Wagga Skills and Thrills Showcase
‘The Skills & Thrills careers showcase takes careers advice out of the office and onto the stage, through an exhilarating showcase packed with music, film and theatre. Find out the latest on jobs of the future, industry trends and connecting your passion to a successful career outcome’.
Venue : Forum 6 Cinemas, Wagga Wagga, NSW.
6-8 2017 Annual Conference for Middle Level Education
AMLE has created a multifaceted conference to meet the needs of every educator - no matter how they learn. If your work impacts the lives of students in Grades 5-9, this conference is for you !’.
Venue : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
6-8 New ! 2017 International Conference on Education and Psychology [ICEAP]
‘Providing a communication platform for scholars, professionals, academics and graduate students not only to present their recent and latest researches but also to share their thoughts and to discuss the future development in the field of education and psychology’.
Venue : Fukuoka, Japan.
7-8 New ! Learning Technologies Asia 2017
‘With circa 1 500 visitors, 200 conference delegates more than 50 exhibitors and over 50 free exhibition seminars, Learning Technologies Asia 2017 is poised to become the most important exhibition and conference for the workplace and corporate learning sector in Asia’.
Venue : Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore.
7-10 New ! 45th Annual Conference of the Oceania Comparative and International Education Society 2017
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Université Nouvelle Calédonie, Noumea, New Caledonia.
8-9 New ! 26th International Conference on Teaching, Education and Learning [ICTEL] 2017
‘New ideas, innovations, theoretical, methodological and empirical knowledge, and problem solving techniques in multiple disciplines, themes and areas of education’.
Venue : Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Executive Centre, Singapore.
8-10 Updated ! 2017 ASID Conference
ASID’s focus is research to practice - the dialogue between researchers, practitioners, service providers, governments, families and people with intellectual disability which has the goal of finding better ways to support inclusion for individuals and to change systems’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
8-11 New ! CIEE Annual Conference
‘The study abroad community - advisors and faculty alike - is facing an enormous challenge : How do we keep international learning relevant for a generation that grew up on Snapchat and Instagram ?’
Venue : JW Marriott Austin, Austin, Texas, USA.
9-10 New ! 34th International Nurse Education& Nurse Specialist Conference
‘Comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues’.
Venue : New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
9-11 New ! ASHE Conference 2017
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Marriott Marquis Houston, Houston, Texas, USA.
12-15 22nd Australian and New Zealand Prevocational Medical Education Forum
‘More information to come shortly, watch this space !’
Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
13-15 Creative Innovation [Ci2017]
‘The place to learn from world-changing innovators, futurists, inspired thinkers and curious souls gathered together in an interactive community’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
13-15 New ! Laboratory Management and Lab Design Conference 2017
Evolution Not Revolution. More information coming soon’.
Venue : Mantra Bell City, Preston, Victoria.
13-15 New ! The Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education and Practice 2017
‘The conference provides Library & Information Science educators, researchers and practitioners with the opportunity for sharing their research results, experiences and innovations in LIS, and stimulating greater collaboration and cooperation regionally and globally’.
Venue : Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
13-16 2017 IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress
‘Inclusiveness and Sustainable Development’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : The Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.
13-16 7th World Engineering Education Forum 2017
‘A platform for bringing engineering educators and leaders, industry, governmental organisations and NGOs together to form fruitful and long-term collaboration, as well as to be involved with the larger international engineering education community’.
Venue : Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
14 New ! 55th ASMR National Scientific Conference
‘Professional Development for all career stages’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
14-16 New ! Higher Education Leadership Forum
‘Strengthening the Dialogue between Higher Education, Government and Industry : Working Together Towards a Common Vision’.
Venue : Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
15-16 New ! Educating for Global Citizenship : Bett Asia 2017
‘We look forward to welcoming 1 600 education policy-makers, leaders and experts from over 35 countries to the two day Leadership Summit and Expo, where the latest trends, challenges and advancements in education and technology will be addressed, with a distinct focus on Asia’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
15-17 New ! The 9th Asian Conference on Machine Learning
‘We invite professionals and researchers to discuss research results and ideas in machine learning. We encourage submissions from all parts of the world, not only confined to the Asia-Pacific region’.
Venue : Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea.
15-19 New ! 2017 Annual Convention UCEA
‘The purpose of the Convention is to engage participants in discussions about research, policy, practice and preparation in the field of education with a specific focus on educational leadership’.
Venue : Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Denver, Colorado, USA.
16 New ! Positive Teaching Practices
‘This course is designed for teachers at all stages of their career who are looking to improve their teaching practice and connections with students’.
Venue : Geelong Grammar School Corio Campus, Corio, Victoria.
17-19 New ! 8th International Conference on Economics, Business and Management [ICEBM] 2017
‘The conference aims to provide a forum for researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students from both the industry and the academia to share their newest research findings and results’.
Venue : Townsville, Queensland.
17-20 New ! JALT 2017
‘The theme for this year’s conference is Language Teaching in a Global Age : Shaping the Classroom, Shaping the World. This will address the vital need for foreign language skills in our interconnected, multicultural world and the special mission of classroom instructors to prepare students to survive and thrive in a global age’.
Venue : Tsukuba International Congress Center [Epochal Tsukuba], Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.
19-22 Acoustics 2017
‘All aspects of acoustics and vibration, active noise control, musical acoustics, transportation, environmental and underwater acoustic as well as building and architectural noise. It will have several sessions on educational facilities/classrooms’.
Venue : Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth, Western Australia.
20-21 ICTEL 2017 : 19th International Conference on Transnational Education and Learning
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Transnational Education and Learning’.
Venue : River View Hotel Singapore, Singapore.
20-22 New ! NZARE Conference 2017
‘Pre-conference hui likely on 19 November’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
20-23 New ! 2017 EPHEA Conference
‘A key professional development forum for equity practitioners in a wide range of fields to highlight best practice in student and staff equity. Equity practiioners across the higher education sectors in Australia, New Zealand/Pacific and internationally are invited to participate. Researchers specialising in higher education equity issues are also welcome’.
Venue : Griffith University, Southbank Campus, Brisbane, Queensland.
21-24 New ! SWITCH2017 Conference
‘The Conference Committee is developing an engaging and discussion provoking program. Please visit this site regularly as it will be updated as each facet of the conference is developed’.
Venue : Event Centre @ Panthers, Sydney, NSW.
22-24 New ! 13th QS-APPLE/
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Splendor Hotel, Taichung, Taiwan.
23 2017 ACHPER Victoria Conference>
‘Further details coming soon’.
Venue : TBC, Victoria.
23-25 New ! International Conference on Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities 2017
The conference ‘is intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for governmental officials, academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, policy makers, advanced students, and others’.
Venue : AETAS Lumpini, Bangkok, Thailand.
24-25 ICAPES 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Advanced Pedagogy and Educational Sciences’.
Venue : Havana, Cuba.
24-25 ICDE 2017 : 19th International Conference on Data Engineering
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Data Engineering’.
Venue : Crowne Plaza Dubai, Deira, Dubai, UAE.
26-29 2017 Conference - Disability Matters
Disability Matters : Making the Convention Real‘The conference offers a forum for discussion of disability matters, with a particular focus on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities [UNCRPD]’.
Venue : University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
26-30 2017 AARE Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : The Rydges Hotel, Canberra, ACT.
27-28 New ! 2017 Conference on WALfor Change in Innovation and Continuous Improvement
‘The 2017 World Conference will involve presentations and group discussions, providing participants with the opportunity to reflect on their own research, practices and organisational projects/programs with the concepts and practices introduced’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
27-28 New ! Comview - VCTA’s Annual Conference
‘Presentations, workshops, site visits, trade displays’, more. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria.
27-30 New ! TASA 2017
‘A conference on the theme Belonging in a Mobile World. Many questions will form the basis for conference discussions around belonging in a mobile world’.
Venue : University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia.
28-29 New ! Private and International School : Marketing and Branding Excellence Workshop
‘This highly interactive workshop will provide a range of contemporary education marketing and branding tools and strategies which are useful specifically within the unique schools sector’.
Venue : Empire Hotel Hong Kong, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
28-30 New ! NAGCAS Conference 2017
‘Join participants from the University and TAFE sectors, industry, governments, educator providers and secondary schools from across Australia as well as internationally from New Zealand, the UK, USA, Canada and Asia’.
Venue : UTS Aerial Conference Centre, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
28-30 New ! RAILS 2017
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : University of South Australia City West Campus, Adelaide, South Australia.
29-30 19th International Conference on Economics and Social Sciences Melbourne 2017
‘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 Economics and Social Sciences’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
29/11-1/12 emac2017
‘Providing a forum for researchers interested in the development and use of mathematical methods in engineering and applied mathematics’.
Venue : University of Auckland City Campus, Auckland, New Zealand.
29/11-1/12 TEQSA Conference & HECQ Forum
‘The 2017 TEQSA Conference will be held in Melbourne on 29, 30 November, followed by the HECQ Forum on 1 December’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
29/11-2/12 New ! 2017 Literacy Research Association Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina, Tampa, Florida, USA.
30 New ! Future of Work : People, Place, Technology
‘Bringing together world-class thinkers, practitioners and influencers, the Centre’s annual Future of Work event is an exciting combination of keynote lectures, panel discussions, workshops and networking opportunities exploring innovation, adaptation and the opportunities of the 21st century’.
Venue : The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria.

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December 2017
Date Event
1 STAVCON 2017
Science Teachers’ Association of Victoria. ‘The conference is open to any person involved or interested in science education; this includes student teachers, laboratory technicians, primary, secondary and tertiary educators’.
Venue : TBC, Victoria.
1-5 New ! PESA Conference 2017
‘For the 2017 PESA conference, we invite you to explore a range of shaping forces in all their manifestations’.
Venue : Crowne Plaza, Newcastle, NSW.
4 ACHPER [SA] Secondary Conference
‘This engaging conference offers best practice strategies and programs helping to effectively engage your students in middle and senior years Health and Physical Education’.
Venue : TBC, South Australia.
4-5 New ! ICCED 2017
‘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 Childhood Education and Development’.
Venue : NH Naarden Hotel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
4-6 New ! ASCILITE 2017
‘A unique opportunity for practitioners and researchers from diverse contexts and fields to come together to critically discuss, imaginatively explore and passionately debate all things educational technology and educational practice’.
Venue : The University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland.
4-7 ANZALS 13th Biennial Conference
‘Conference calls on all to review leisure as a social change agent at individual, community and societal levels in a rapidly changing world’.
Venue : University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay campus, Hobart, Tasmania.
4-8 New ! Five Day Foundation Course [Big Picture Education Australia]
‘This is an immersive five day program. Learn how to redesign your learning community to engage and inspire learners. Throughout this program participants will be introduced to and engage in learning through the BPEA distinguishers’.
Venue : TBC, NSW.
4-8 New ! The 25th International Conference on Computers in Education [ICCE 2017]
‘Pre-conference events [workshops and tutorials] will be conducted on the first two days. The main conference will begin on December 6th 2017’.
Venue : Rydges Latimer Hotel, Christchurch, New Zealand.
4-9 New ! 5th International Combinatorics Conference [5ICC]
‘Researchers in any area of combinatorics [interpreted broadly] are warmly invited. Students are also encouraged to attend’.
Venue : Monash University, Clayton Campus, Melbourne, Victoria.
5-8 ISANA / ANZSSA 2017
Widening perspectives of student success. The conference will give us the opportunity to explore and discuss the many factors that contribute to the overall student success, both within and outside the classroom’.
Venue : STAR Gold Coast, Queensland.
6-8 3rd International Higher Education Curriculum Design & Academic Leadership Symposia 2017
‘Relating to higher education curriculum design, learning, assessment and evaluation’.
Venue : Hamilton, New Zealand.
6-8 New ! 2017AAANZ Conference
‘This year’s conference theme Art and its Directions is broadly conceived against the backdrop of debates relating to national sovereignty and globalisation. Rather than purely a focus on politically based art in this context, we turn to the question of directions in art, where directions refer both to geography and chronology’.
Venue : The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia.
6-8 Green Skills
‘Transitions, Transformations and Transgressions in Work and Learning and Work and Learning Research’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.
7-8 3rd International Higher Education Curriculum Design & Academic Leadership Symposia
‘It will offer you the chance to meet, collaborate and share ideas with some of the world’s most prominent figures and experts in the fields of literacy, aid, academia and leadership’.
Venue : Novotel Tainui Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand.
7-8 MAV Annual Conference 2017
‘More details will be available shortly’.
Venue : La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria.
10-13 28th Australasian Association for Engineering Education [AAEE] Annual Conference
‘The theme for AAEE-2017 is “Integrated Engineering”, which covers a range of sub-themes. This is the primary conference in the region for dissemination of scholarship and best practice in engineering education’.
Venue : Manly Novotel, Manly, Sydney, NSW.
11-14 New ! The London International Conference on Education [LICE-2017]
‘An international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The aim of LICE 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 : .
11-17 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition
‘The largest interdisciplinary mechanical engineering conference in the world.It plays a significant role in stimulating innovation from basic discovery to translational application’.
Venue : Phoenix Convention Centre, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

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January 2018
Date Event
2-13 New ! National Youth Science Forum
‘Designed to give students a broader understanding of the diverse study and career options available in science, technology, engineering and mathematics [STEM] and to encourage them to continue their studies in these fields. Applicants must be in Year 11 to be eligible for selection for the following January’s Year 12 Program’.
Venue : Canberra, ACT.
7-11 Jan. 2018 ANCOS National Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
9-20 New ! National Youth Science Forum
‘Designed to give students a broader understanding of the diverse study and career options available in science, technology, engineering and mathematics [STEM] and to encourage them to continue their studies in these fields. Applicants must be in Year 11 to be eligible for selection for the following January’s Year 12 Program’.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
16-27 New ! National Youth Science Forum
‘Designed to give students a broader understanding of the diverse study and career options available in science, technology, engineering and mathematics [STEM] and to encourage them to continue their studies in these fields. Applicants must be in Year 11 to be eligible for selection for the following January’s Year 12 Program’.
Venue : Canberra, ACT.

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February 2018
Date Event
12-15 VALA 2018
‘A celebration of our 40th year’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
18-21 Australasian Exploration Geoscience Conference [AEGC 2017]
‘The Conference will also incorporate the Eastern Australia Basins Symposium normally managed by PESA and the rolling 18 months Conference of ASEG’.
Venue : International Conference Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.

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March 2018
Date Event
24-26 New ! ASCD Empower : The Conference for Every Educator
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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April 2018
Date Event
9-11 Flexible Learning Association of New Zealand Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

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May 2018
Date Event
1-4 New ! 17th ANTS National Nurse Education Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Crown Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria.
16-18 2018 ASEPA National Conference
&Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Stamford Grand, Adelaide, South Australia.
28/5-2/6 NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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June 2018
Date Event
4-7 June International Network of Research Management Societies International Conference
Inorms 2018. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland.
6-8 New ! 3rd International Congress on Vocational and Professional Education and Training
‘The Congress offers the opportunity to share and learn from the experiences made in different education systems all over the world and to find out about the core elements leading to successful learning and implementation’.
Venue : Winterthur, Switzerland.
24-30 New ! Digital Humanities Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Mexico City, Mexico.
26-30 New ! International Congress of Applied Psychology 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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July 2018
Date Event
15-20 New ! ISME Conference 2018
‘Connecting music educators across the world, developing networks, impact and reach’.
Venue : Baku, Azerbaijan.
15-21 New ! 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.
21-26 July 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.
25-27 July 2018 AIFS Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
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, Queensland.

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August 2018
Date Event
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.

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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.

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October 2018
Date Event
2-5 New ! 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.
3-4 ipadpaloozagc
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Gold Coast, Queensland.
14-18 New ! 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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November 2018
Date Event
29-30 New ! 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, Victoria.

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December 2018
Date Event
10-12 New ! 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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