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Conferences & Events

conference [n.]

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

Conferences have a range of descriptors. These include - conference, congress, forum, institute, round table, seminar, summit, symposium, even webinar and workshop. There are also instances where they combine with other presentations as in a joint Conference & Expo. Many variations are included.

There are multiple educational conferences virtually every day. These cover almost every educational topic and level.

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.

Australian conferences/events are given priority but not to the exclusion of relevant conferences, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, but also in other parts of the world.

Information is added as far ahead of actual dates as possible and updated where this is required.

The Past Conference Page lists conferences that have been completed. These are only listed by date and title.
Each monthly listing is only maintained for a period of six months to allow access to papers and reports.

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

July 2019
Date Event
1-3 New ! AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference 2019
‘The 2019 conference will build on our previous themes of impact and engagement, to explore the interweaving strands of the transformative capability of research and the transformation of Indigenous research for the 21st century. The conference will draw together researchers, policymakers, cultural and collecting institutions, the corporate sector, and Indigenous organisations and communities’.
Venue : QUT, Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane, Queensland.
1-3 APIRA 2019
‘APIRA is the premier interdisciplinary accounting research conference in the Asia-Pacific region, rotating in a three year cycle with the Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference and the Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference. Together, these conferences provide an international forum and showcase for research on the social, political, and institutional aspects of accounting theory and practice’.
Venue : Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.
1-3 Queensland Teacher’ Union Biennial Conference
Initial information. Monitor for further updates
Venue : TBC.
1-4 Japanese Studies Association of Australia Biennial Conference 2019
Celebrating Diverse Perspectives. ‘We hope to create an environment where Japanese studies specialists from around the world can share their perspectives, receive constructive feedback, and network with colleagues. We hope that the conference will support existing and developing research, and inspire new and diverse pathways in Japanese studies in future’.
Venue : Monash University, Caulfield Campus, Caulfield, Victoria.
1-5 14th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists, [IAFL] 2019
The ‘Conference theme is Accessing justice through language’. Monitor for further information.
Venue : RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-5 International Conference on Historical Linguistics [ICHL24]
‘Registration details will be available here from November 2018. Conference schedule details will be available here in due course. The conference will include plenary sessions and workshops’.
Venue : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
2-5 2019 ASERA Conference
‘ASERA is one of the oldest and most highly regarded science education research associations in the world. Each year ASERA brings together science education researchers and educators to share ideas that change the nature and practices of science education’.
Venue : Crowne Plaza Queenstown, Queenstown, New Zealand.
2-5 Global Internship Conference
‘The atmosphere of the conference is unique in the field, combining a high level quality of academic thought with a warm intensity and convivial spirit. Sessions are relevant and on point, with thought leaders in the specific space of international internships offering their insights and guiding peers through best practices for programs overseas’.
Venue : University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
2-5 HERDSA Conference 2019
‘The theme for the conference is Next Generation, Higher Education : Challenges, Changes and Opportunities. As we enter a new decade, there will be new challenges and changes along with opportunities for the next generation in Higher Education. Within this context we have identified areas and points of interest relevant to the conference theme as captured within our sub-themes’.
Venue : The University of Auckland Science Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
3-5 2019 ATEA Conference
‘The theme for the 2019 Conference Professionalism and Teacher Education aims to explore the breadth of teacher and teacher educator professional work across all sectors from early childhood through to higher education. The conference aims to explore how educators reclaim professionalism for teachers and teacher educators through examining learning and teaching’.
Venue : Sippy Downs Campus, University of the Sunshine Coast, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
3-5 New ! New Zealand Principals Federation Conference 2019
‘In a time of huge potential change and the acknowledgement by many of the need to refresh our education system, we have chosen the title Renaissance not Reformation for this conference. This signifies a time of renewal, new beginnings and ‘big’ step change in our sector, rather than the addition of continuous layers of smaller changes such as we have seen since the introduction of Tomorrow’s Schools in 1989’.
Venue : Sky City Auckland Convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
4 Big Ideas from Reggio in Daily Practice [Melbourne]
‘In this full day session we will be exploring a number of big ideas from the schools of Reggio Emilia and how these might translate back into practice in a way which proclaim ‘doing Reggio’, but rather the influence Reggio can have and it’s interpretation back into your early childhood program’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
4 ECA Ethics in Action : ... [Tamworth]
‘Using the guide to support our professional thinking, participants will be invited to practice the art of ethical decision-making, and work together to reinforce approaches that enhance the rights and wellbeing of children, families, our colleagues and the community. The workshops are suitable for anyone working with young children [aged birth to 8] and their families’.
Venue : Quality Hotel Powerhouse, Tamworth, NSW.
5-7 NLS9 – New Librarians’ Symposium [ALIA]
‘We want to inspire, motivate and challenge students, new graduates and new librarians to get involved, work together and be creative. We want our presenters to share how they have achieved/are achieving their career goals and provide practical examples of collaboration, innovation and how they have deviated from the norm. We want attendees to get ideas and practical tools, meet people and go back to their workplaces ready to take action’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
7-9 2019 AFAANZ Conference
‘Advantages of attending the conference include the opportunity to network with colleagues including many leading researchers in the accounting and finance disciplines, as well as developing research ideas from the plenary speakers and the many other papers presented. AFAANZ encourages new and developing researchers to attend the conference’.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
7-9 2019 AFMLTA International Languages Conference
‘2019 Conference Theme : Languages - Breaking through walls. Conference themes and strands include Leadership in languages education; Languages in preschool and the early years of schooling; Innovation in languages education; The place of indigenous languages in schools; Assessment and reporting of languages learning; Teacher education for languages’ and several more.
Venue : Wrest Point Conference Centre, Hobart, Tasmania.
7-10 New ! CONASTA 68 [ASTA]
‘The CONASTA 68 theme of Uncharted Territory : innovation in science education has been chosen to inspire all educators to focus on the influence of science on our lives. CONASTA 68 will celebrate the successes of science, particularly Australian science, and will explore the vital role of science in our future’.
Venue : Darwin High School, Darwin, Northern Territory.
8-9 New ! EdTechTeam Canberra Summit 2019
‘The Summit is your opportunity to get creative with the latest in educational technology to inspire and challenge young minds. Together, we’ll explore tools and strategies for rising to the challenge of creating classrooms that give every student the opportunity to be extraordinary and become a real-world problem solver’.
Venue : Gungahlin College, Canberra, ACT.
8-9 New ! EdTechTeam Sydney Summit 2019
‘The Summit is your opportunity to get creative with the latest in educational technology to inspire and challenge young minds. Together, we’ll explore tools and strategies for rising to the challenge of creating classrooms that give every student the opportunity to be extraordinary and become a real-world problem solver’.
Venue : Rooty Hill HS, Rooty Hill, Sydney, NSW.
8-9 Steiner Education Australia
‘This 2 day program will explore practices for learning through a Steiner Education lens. It will include processes and protocols for leading conversations and reflective practice around data and evidence to promote better learning’.
Venue : Kamaroi Rudolf Steiner School, Belrose, Sydney, NSW.
8-11 SEA National Teachers’ Conference 2019
‘The 2019 Conference will celebrate 100 years of Waldorf Education. A full program and registration information will be published towards the end of 2018’.
Venue : Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School, Byron Bay, NSW.
8-11 2019 SEA National Teachers’ Conference [Steiner Education Australia]
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School, Byron Bay, NSW.
8-12 New ! Australian Historical Association Annual Conference 2019
‘Inspired by a photographic fragment of two children displaying their cultural heritage, the conference theme speaks to the centrality of History for engaging with community and family networks. The varieties of historical enquiry into this past enrich our understanding of Australian and world history’.
Venue : Empire Theatre, Masonic Temple [Southern Cross Lodge], Toowoomba City Library, Toowoomba, Queensland.
9-11 Biennial Conference of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers
‘The conference will give teachers the opportunity to present their creative ideas to captivate students with rich tasks, modelling, STEM, and practical activities, as well as looking at the direction of mathematics education in the future and how this will impact on curriculum and pedagogy’.
Venue : Somerville House, South Brisbane, Queensland.
9-11 New ! Bringing Mindfulness to Life @ School : PD for Educators
‘Bringing mindfulness to Life @ SCHOOL is a flexible, transformative professional development program for educators interested in integrating mindfulness into life at school for personal, professional and student wellbeing and learning’.
Venue : Water Garden Oasis, Picnic Bay, Magnetic Island, Townsville, Queensland.
9-12 2019 ALEA National Conference
‘This year’s conference theme is Literacy Empowering Voices: Reflecting the Past, Viewing the Present, Scripting the Future, with the sub themes of The language of stories, Literacy as power and Literacy capability’.
Venue : Hotel Pullman on the Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
10-12 Updated !28th National VET Research Conference ‘No Frills’
The theme for the 2019 conference is The student journey : skilling for life. ‘“No Frills” is 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’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
10-12 2019 International Students as Partners Institute [ISaPI] ...
In learning and teaching in higher education. ‘The overall aim of the Institute is to build capacity and understanding of faculty, staff and students to develop, design and implement initiatives to promote the practice of students as partners in learning and teaching in higher education’.
Venue : University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
10-12 New ! 2019 Asia/Pacific Conference
FMA’s Asia/Pacific Conference brings together academicians and practitioners with interests in financial decision-making and provides a forum for presenting new research and discussing current issues in financial management and related topics’.
Venue : Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
11-12 New ! EdTechTeam Melbourne Summit 2019
‘The Summit is your opportunity to get creative with the latest in educational technology to inspire and challenge young minds. Together, we’ll explore tools and strategies for rising to the challenge of creating classrooms that give every student the opportunity to be extraordinary and become a real-world problem solver’.
Venue : Genazzano FCJ College, Kew, Victoria.
11-14 Landscapes of Transformation Conferences [Reggio Emilia]
‘The 2019 Biennial Conference will welcome international keynote speakers from the schools of Reggio Emilia [Italy] alongside Australian speakers who will challenge and inspire. We invite you to join us as we share the challenges and provocations of the Reggio Emilia Educational Project, towards the transformation of teaching and learning in Australia’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
12-13 PBL2019 Immersive Virtual International Conference
‘Participants will login to the PAN-PBL Virtual Convention Center and engage with other attendees in casual and formal settings. Using avatars to navigate through the building, whether going from session to session, or meeting with peers in social areas, participants will be able to engage with others in a variety of ways’.
Venue : PAN-PBL Virtual Convention Centre in Immersive Terf®.
13-14 4th Islamic Schooling Conference and Forum [AAISC4] 2019
A Focus on Social Justice. ‘The purpose of the annual conference is to explore and share research on issues related to Islamic schooling in Western contexts, to showcase the work of educators in Islamic schools, to network with others who believe in the power and necessity of such work, and to learn from one another how best to enhance teaching and learning in diverse Islamic schooling contexts’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
14-16 The International Perspectives on Research Based Education Conference 2019
Transforming Futures. ‘The conference is a collaboration between the University of Adelaide, University College London and McMaster University’. Join their email list for further updates.
Venue : University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
14-17 International Round Table Symposium 2019 - Educational Issues
‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to K-12 Schools, School Administration and Leadership, Education Trends, School Governance, Religion and Public Schools, Anti-Bias Education, Special and Gifted Education, Education Law’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
15-16 International Conference on Physical Education, Sports Medicine and Doping Studies
‘Conduct demonstrations, distribute information, meet with current and potential Researchers, Scientists, Business Personals, and Industrialists, make a splash with an invaluable knowledge and receive name recognition at this 3-day event’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
15-17 International Transforming Education Conference [ITEC 2019]
‘Save the date. Everything’s booked. Planning is underway. Excitement is growing’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
15-18 12th Asia-Pacific Symposium for Music Education Research 2019
‘The symposium aims to share knowledge and experience among music educators in the Asia-Pacific region and to provide an opportunity for music educators to develop networks and work collaboratively in advancing the theory and practice of music education. It has provided a forum for Asia-Pacific researchers, graduate students and teachers in music education to meet every two years’.
Venue : Macau Polytechnic Institute, Macau S.A.R., China.
15-19 ACLALS Auckland 2019
‘In its modern history, the Commonwealth has provided an uncommonly flexible set of social, political, legal and economic forms of association. Founded in British colonialism, it conducts its business in a more or less common language, English and, arguably, shares core cultural values. But the Commonwealth is marked by the distinct topographies, histories, ethnicities and indigenous languages of its member states’.
Venue : The University of Auckland, Grafton Campus, Auckland, New Zealand.
16-18 International Conference on Education, Psychology and Social Studies [ICEPS] 2019
‘ICEPS is an international platform for scholars, researchers and practitioners to discuss interdisciplinary research and practices in the fields of Education, Psychology and Social Studies’.
Venue : Premier Hotel TSUBAKI-Sapporo, Sapporo, Japan.
17-18 2019 EdTechSA State Conference
Thinking Technologically. ‘Full program will be coming soon’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Immanuel College, Novar Gardens, Adelaide, South Australia.
17-19 10th International Reading Recovery Institute 2019 [irri2019]
‘The Institute will provide a unique professional learning experience for all those interested in literacy learning and teaching in the first years of school. There will be rich opportunities to meet with and learn from each other, from international colleagues and from leading literacy educators and researchers’.
Venue : Aotea Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
17-20 International Round Table Symposium 2019 - Higher Education
‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to Higher Education [Development, Student Affairs, Human Resources], Primary Education, Secondary Education, General Education, Educational Technology, Education Law, Fiscal management of Education’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
17-20 International Round Table Symposium 2019 - Literature, Language and the Arts
‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to Literature, Children’s Literature [KidLit], Women in Literature, Language, Allusions to God in Literature, The History of Literature, The Two Cultures’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
18 Transition to School : More than Letters and Numbers [Brisbane]
‘This workshop draws on the research highlighting the benefits of a positive transition experience and key perspectives and considerations for ensuring all children and their families experience the best possible start to school’.
Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
18-19 Asia-Singapore Conference on Sport Science [ACSS] 2019
‘Themed A Multidisciplinary Approach to Enhance Sport Performance, 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 : Grand Copthorne Waterfront, Singapore.
18-19 MASA Annual Conference 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.
18-19 Women and Leadership Australia Symposium [Sydney]
‘The Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce. The Symposiums have been running for over ten years and have become the most highly attended women’s leadership events in the country’.
Venue : Shangri La Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
18-21 Sixth World Congress on Positive Psychology
‘The theme of our Congress is Nexus - meaning connection. The congress will build connections, collaborations and pathways that can help us work together to enhance human flourishing. You will experience an exciting scientific meeting with innovative touches and a distinct “Aussie” social program’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
18 New ! Australasia 2018 Junior Program Gifted & Talented Study Day [Sunshine Coast]
‘The aim of this study day is to help gifted students to Improve their thinking skills; Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial; Become intellectually creative; Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments; Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issue’.
Venue : Kawana Waters SHS, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
19-21 2019 AUSTAT Conference
‘AUSTAT is thrilled to have Dr Theodore Dimon as our keynote for our 2019 Conference’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, Victoria.
20 New ! Australasia 2018 Junior Program Gifted & Talented Study Day [Brisbane]
‘The aim of this study day is to help gifted students to Improve their thinking skills; Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial; Become intellectually creative; Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments; Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issue’.
Venue : Genesis Christian College, Brisbane, Queensland.
20-21 2019 Tertiary Studies Expo [TSXPO] [Brisbane]
‘As Australia’s largest tertiary studies expo, the event will offer the unique opportunity for anyone interested in starting, changing or upgrading their career based centrally in Brisbane, it features many local, interstate and overseas education and employment providers, university students services and job support. Don’t miss this great opportunity to map out your future, all in the one location!’
Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
21-22 2019 Queensland Work and Skills Expo
‘A must for anyone interested in starting, changing or upgrading their career. The expo is fit for a broad audience including high school students and their parents, mature age, career seekers of all ages, employers looking for staff training and others. The focus of will be on VET courses, Apprenticeships and Traineeships, Certificate Courses, Employment opportunities, Hands-on Activities and more!’.
Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
22 Using and interpreting data in schools [ACER]
‘Designed for teachers and school leaders who wish to build solid shared understandings about the kinds of data used in schools, the different ways in which data can be represented and what they can tell teachers about student learning’.
Venue : Online.
23 2019 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, demonstrations and employment opportunities’.
Venue : Venue 114 [formerly Lake Kawana Community Centre], Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
24 New ! Australasia 2018 Junior Program Gifted & Talented Study Day [Melbourne]
‘The aim of this study day is to help gifted students to Improve their thinking skills; Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial; Become intellectually creative; Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments; Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issue’.
Venue : Siena College, Camberwell, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-26 11th International Conference on Research Work and Learning [RWL11]
‘The Researching Work and Learning [RWL] International Conference Series is the world’s longest, continuously running international research conference series serving the field of workplace learning. The theme for the conference is proposed as Configuring Enterprises as Spaces for Learning : Possibilities, Risks and Limits’.
Venue : Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen, Germany.
24-26 2019 International Conference on Learning
The Learner Research Network. ‘The 2019 Special Focus : Learning to Make a Social Difference. conference will feature plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field ’.
Venue : Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom.
24-28 2019 WCGTC World Conference
‘An opportunity for researchers, practitioners, parents, and other stakeholders to gather from around the globe to discuss the vital matters, issues, and concerns that impact the field of gifted education and gifted and talented children’.
Venue : Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
25-26 Asia-Pacific Conference on Economics and Finance [APEF] 2019
‘APEF 2019 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 is a good opportunity to meet old friends again and meet new ones for future research collaborations. This year’s sessions will look at how US-China trade war is affecting the world economy’.
Venue : Grand Copthorne Waterfront, Singapore.
25-26 DigiCon 19
‘Enthusiastic, passionate and inspiring educators come together to build a community where delegates learn from each other. Designed by teachers, for teachers, the two day conference has speakers sharing about STEM, Digital Technologies Curriculum, emerging technologies and plenty more’. Digital Learning and Teaching Victoria.
Venue : Catholic Leadership Centre, East Melbourne, Victoria.
25-26 New ! Townsville Nurses Conference
‘The purpose of Ausmed’s local nurses’ conferences is to provide health professionals who work in regional Australia with current knowledge about a range of professional and clinical practice topics that will improve the provision of holistic care’.
Venue : Mercure Townsville, Townsville, Queensland.
25-27 New ! 2nd International Conference on English Learning and Teaching Skills [ICELTS] 2019
‘The Conference will be the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the field of English Language Teaching. The conference will bring together leading interdisciplinary academicians, educators, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world’.
Venue : IEM Management House, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
26 New ! Australasia 2018 Junior Program Gifted & Talented Study Day [Adelaide]
‘The aim of this study day is to help gifted students to Improve their thinking skills; Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial; Become intellectually creative; Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments; Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issue’.
Venue : Concordia College, Highgate, Adelaide, South Australia.
26 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Adelaide]
‘The Seminar brings together leading experts in youth mental health and equip participants with the knowledge, skills and tools to better look after the wellbeing of the young people they work with. Specifically, it provides them with the latest updates in relation to specific mental illnesses, prevention and early intervention strategies as well as options for support, self-care and management of mental illnesses’.
Venue : Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, South Australia.
26-27 Annual Meeting on Organic and Inorganic Chemistry Asia
The meeting ‘will be an incredible stage for trading new thoughts and research. This social event will give organising sessions to Scientists, Chemistry Professionals, Professors, Business Assistants, Students, and people from all Chemistry gatherings. It likewise helps proceeding with training openings and quality data shared by Keynote Speakers, Symposia, hands-on workshops and display’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
26-27 Boarding Schools Expo [Tamworth]
‘By bringing the leading schools to major centres in regional NSW and Victoria where they are all under one roof, the Expo gives your family the chance to discuss your educational needs directly with representatives of the school’.
Venue : Tamworth, NSW.
26-28 New ! Melbourne Career Expo
‘The Melbourne Career Expo is the most comprehensive and exciting careers event in Australia. This expo encompasses all career opportunities from employment to education and training in the trades, corporate and professional sectors. It exhibits a vast array of career advice, employment opportunities, and large University and training representation’.
Venue : Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, Southwharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
29-30 New ! 9th International Conference on Medical Education and Health Sciences 2019
‘Theme : The Future of Medical Education’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
29/7-2/8 New ! 2019 WEI International Academic Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences
‘You may attend both the teaching and the business conference at one location for one registration fee. A Registration Form for either conference is all that is needed’.
Venue : Harvard Faculty Club, Boston, USA.
30 New ! More than One Way to Skin a Cat - Teaching English in the Middle Years [ACSA]
‘This webinar will provide a whistle-stop tour of tasks and approaches designed to engage middle years students in literacy. It will explore the role of creativity when confronted with issues of spelling, vocabulary, expression, research and analysis’.
Venue : Webinar.
30/7-1/8 8thnice [International Conference Network for Inter-Asian Chemistry Educators
‘The aims of 8th NICE symposium are promoting the information communication between inter-Asian chemistry educators, exchanging the chemistry teaching strategies and materials in different countries, as well as sharing the fruitful results’.
Venue : National Taipei University of Education, Taipei, Taiwan.
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Six Styles of Leadership
‘Participants will explore the Six Styles of leadership, identify their particular style and unpack their strengths and weaknesses against their style. This course explores leadership style; wellness; change implementation, management and collaborative effective teams within schools’. Further information available from this site, including details of a similar course in Semester 1 [see February listing] of this year.
Venue : PTC NSW Training Rooms, Auburn, Sydney, NSW.
31/7-2/8 2019 ICT Leadership Conference
Is comfort the enemy of progress ?. ‘We often feel comfortable - it’s good when everything is going well, and it’s natural to stop and enjoy it for a while. But technology doesn’t stop’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.

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August 2019
Date Event
1 Big Ideas from Reggio in Daily Practice [Canberra]
‘In this full day session we will be exploring a number of big ideas from the schools of Reggio Emilia and how these might translate back into practice in a way which proclaim ‘doing Reggio’, but rather the influence Reggio can have and it’s interpretation back into your early childhood program’.
Venue : Mantra on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.
1 Driving Productive Collaboration Workshop [Perth]
‘High-level collaboration is the way of the future in education. In this workshop, school leaders will learn the key commitments required to drive a collaborative school culture where student and teacher learning thrives’.
Venue : TBC, Perth, Western Australia.
1 Women and Leadership Australia Symposium [Adelaide]
‘The Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce. The Symposiums have been running for over ten years and have become the most highly attended women’s leadership events in the country’.
Venue : The Playford, Adelaide, South Australia.
1-2 ** Leading School Transformation Program
‘A three-day program about changing and empowering schools through 4Cs pedagogy and professional practice. The 4Cs approach is responsive to the challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century by embedding creativity, collaboration, critical reflection and communication in learning, teaching and leadership’. ** Also includes 16 September 2019. This is Workshop 2.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
1-2 Singapore Learning Design and Technology Conference [SLDT 2019]
‘A broad range of Learning Design topics, including significant developments as well as innovative uses of technology that promote learning, performance, and instruction, will be presented at SLDT 2019. We invite education researchers, designers, developers, instructors, and other professional practitioners to attend’.
Venue : Grand Copthorne Waterfront, Singapore.
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2019 Igniting Leadership Program
Leadership Victoria. ‘Explores the essentials of leadership and what it means to be an effective leader in today’s world. Drawing on the experience of our expert facilitator, a range of dynamic guest speakers and a diverse group of peers in the room’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria
2 Show-Stopping School Concerts
‘Do you want to put on a show that will blow your school community away, but don’t know where to start ? Or do you have all the ideas ready go, but still need a helping hand to bring your production to life ? Join Laura Knowling and Anna Joyce as they give you simple and effective tools to create a show-stopping [and stress-free !] performance’.
Venue : Kew Scout Hall, Kew, Victoria.
2 Teachers as Architects of Learning Workshop [Perth]
‘Learning architects commit to the development of their teaching expertise and effectively monitor the impact their practices have on learning. In this workshop, participants will develop their own blueprint for teaching through the exploration of more than 100 strategies and approaches’.
Venue : TBC, Perth, Western Australia.
2 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People & Kids in Cyberspace [Sydney]
‘The Seminar brings together leading experts in youth mental health and equip participants with the knowledge, skills and tools to better look after the wellbeing of the young people they work with. Specifically, it provides them with the latest updates in relation to specific mental illnesses, prevention and early intervention strategies as well as options for support, self-care and management of mental illnesses’.
Venue : Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, NSW.
3-7 WACE 21st World Conference on Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education2019
‘Advancing Cooperative and Work Integrated education - Inspire, Innovate, Evolve’.
Venue : University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
4-5 Research Conference 2019 [ACER]
Preparing students for life in the 21st Century: Identifying, developing and assessing what matters. Held annually, Research Conference highlights the latest national and international research in education’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-9 Updated ! 15th International Conference of The Mathematics Education for the Future Project
Theory and Practice : An Interface or A Great Divide ? ‘Meet educators from all over the world working on new ideas in the teaching of mathematics, statistics, informatics and science. At our last conference 125 people attended from 22 countries, giving both practitioners and researchers opportunities to develop future international links for research projects’.
Venue : Maynooth University, Kildare, Ireland.
4-10 ICPhS2019 [International Congress of the Phonetic Sciences]
‘This is the first time that the Congress will be held in the Southern Hemisphere since its inception in Amsterdam in 1932. Our conference themes for ICPhS 2019 are Endangered Languages, and Major Language Varieties’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
5 2019 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. If you are look at starting, changing or upgrading your career, don't miss the Townsville Careers Expo to map out your future and you can find it all in the one location, on one day’.
Venue : Townsville Stadium, Townsville, Queensland.
5-6 Applied Positive Psychology [Brisbane]
‘By synthesising research in the field of Positive Psychology, supported by current thinking in positive education, neuroscience, mindfulness, positive organisational practices and positive leadership, the course provides comprehensive coverage of the key theories and concepts that are transforming workplaces and classrooms across the world’.
Venue : NEXT Hotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
5-6 I’m a new director so where do I start ? [Sydney]
‘Provides new directors with two days of solid and thorough content, which will be the building blocks for a great career in directing an early childhood or middle childhood program. A range of issues related to staffing, managing change, understanding your role, clarifying the regulations and succeeding in the National Quality Standard Assessment and Rating are just a few of the topics that will be covered over the two days of this workshop’.
Venue : Flour Mill Studios, Sydney, NSW.
5-6 Positive Leadership [Brisbane]
This ‘will both affirm and challenge you as you reflect upon how you can become a more positively effective leader. At completion, you can expect to be well equipped with exciting new knowledge, empowering practical strategies, and an invigorated sense of purpose and passion as a positive leader. More important than being an expert, you will be an example others will want to follow’.
Venue : NEXT Hotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
5-8 WERA 2019 Focus Meeting
‘The main theme of the meeting will be Future of Democracy and Education : Realising Equity and Social Justice Worldwide and prominent scholars dealing with this topic in their educational researches have been invited as keynote speakers. The WERA 2019 Focal Meeting will consist of a program of paper and symposia sessions on topics of world-wide scope’.
Venue : The University of Tokyo/Gakushuin University, Tokyo, Japan.
5-9 24th International Kodály Symposium 2019 [KMEIA]
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates. Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia.
Venue : Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
5-9 International Congress of Phonetic Sciences ICPhS 2019
‘This is the first time that the Congress will be held in the Southern Hemisphere since its inception in Amsterdam in 1932. Our conference themes are Endangered Languages, and Major Language Varieties. Australia is home to many Aboriginal languages; a very wide variety of migrant languages from Europe, Asia, and more recently Africa; and with our cousins in New Zealand, two major “New World” varieties of English’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
6 Performance Appraisals from A-Z : From Drab to Inspiration [Melbourne]
‘Many performance appraisal systems are used in a way that they are rarely referred back to, live on a shelf for 12 months with no human contact made, don’t inspire action and leave much to be desired. Aimed at service leaders and team leaders, this workshop is designed to step you through the development of a performance appraisal process that will inspire your staff to achieve more in their role beyond satisfactory performance’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
7-9 NASDAP 2019 Conference
‘The conference will inspire you to jump out of your comfort zone, finding the inspiration to be more resilient, involved and informed in your roles as AP/DPs. Join us to gain new perspectives and practical ideas to help you Go Out & Make a Difference in your own lives and the lives of those around you’.
Venue : Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand.
8-9 International Conference on Science, Engineering & Technology [ICSET] 2019
The conference ‘will provide an excellent international forum for sharing knowledge and a result in Science, Engineering and Technology. The aim is to provide a platform to the researchers and practitioners from both academia as well as industry to meet the share cutting-edge development in the field’.
Venue : Brisbane Technology Park, Eight Mile Plains, Queensland.
8-9 Teacher Leadership Workshop [Adelaide]
‘A school’s capacity for improvement relies upon effective teacher leaders who have formal or informal roles that extend beyond the classroom in support of whole-school goals. Participants will learn the key attributes of leaders of learning and explore the concept of leadership identity. Gavin will also detail how to lead meaningful collaborative dialogues, provide effective feedback and use conflict productively in order to motivate and inspire others through the process of change’.
Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.
8-9 Women and Leadership Australia Symposium [Melbourne]
‘The Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce. The Symposiums have been running for over ten years and have become the most highly attended women’s leadership events in the country’.
Venue : Sofitel on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
8-10 New ! 11th International Conference for Adolescent Success 2019
Includes ‘School Visits; Master Classes; Keynote Speakers; Over 30 concurrent workshops’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
8-10 Leading a Digital School Conference 2019
‘The Leading a Digital School Conference offers strategic advice to assist school leaders, aspiring leaders and lead teachers achieve superior digital technology outcomes for their school. Why not attend yourself or send a team of staff involved in steering the strategic direction of your digital technology programs ?’
Venue : Crown Promenade Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
9 2019 Queensland Schools VET Conference
‘The Conference will bring together both leading experts and industry bodies to educate, inspire and empower VET practitioners from Queensland schools. Streams cater to RTO Managers, VET Teachers, Principals and Deputy Principals. It offers relevant, topical professional development that is specifically designed for Queensland Schools’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
9 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People & Kids in Cyberspace [Melbourne]
‘The Seminar brings together leading experts in youth mental health and equip participants with the knowledge, skills and tools to better look after the wellbeing of the young people they work with. Specifically, it provides them with the latest updates in relation to specific mental illnesses, prevention and early intervention strategies as well as options for support, self-care and management of mental illnesses’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
9-10 New ! 2019 Anglican Schools Australia Conference
‘Over the two days, conference delegates will explore the theme of Awe & Wonder through the rich stories and understandings shared by leading national and international speakers together with sharing of the immense collective knowledge and experience within the communion of Anglican educators and leaders from across the country’.
Venue : Federation Ballroom, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
10-11 International Conference on Innovative Research Practice in Economics, Business and Social Sciences [IEBS] 2019
The conference ‘aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Economics, Trade and Development, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Potts Point, Sydney, NSW.
12-16 Deafblind International World Conference 2019
‘We aim to showcase research, experiences and best practices that are shaping the world for those who are deafblind. This conference is not only for academics and professionals working in the field of deafblindness, but also professional interpreters and communication guides, people who are deafblind, together with families of people with both acquired and congenital deafblindness’.
Venue : Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa, Gold Coast, Queensland.
13-19 Designing a Flipped Classroom
‘Flipped learning is a model of teaching in which the more passive learning activities such as watching lectures, happen outside of the classroom, saving more in-person class time for interactive activities. In this workshop, you will explore different flipped design models and the educational benefits of the flipped design. You will gain a deeper understanding of how to implement this strategy into your own teaching’.
Venue : Asynchronous Online Presentation.
13-19 Designing with Accessibility in Mind
‘During this asynchronous, week-long workshop take a deeper dive into the principles and guidelines of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 that course instructors and instructional designers need to consider when creating online courses. The heart of this workshop will focus on ways to meet accessibility criteria through three important components including general universal design practices, creating accessible multimedia, and creating accessible documents’.
Venue : Asynchronous Online Presentation.
14-16 Professional Development Network Annual Conference
Griffith University ‘Each year, the Professional Development Network holds a 2 day annual conference on the Gold Coast. The topic for this year will be Strategy : Success by Design’.
Venue : Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast, Queensland.
14-18 2019 International Research Society for Children’s Literature Congress
‘The theme of the conference is Silence and Silencing in Children’s Literature. Information about the conference will be posted on this website continuously’.
Venue : Stockholm City Conference Centre, Stockholm, Sweden.
15-16 New ! ACHPER Qld. - Brisbane HPE Conference
‘There will be a great mixture of classroom presentations, workshops and practical sessions, many delivered by practicing HPE teachers. Every session offers something for primary and secondary teachers, with a particular emphasis on the new Senior Health and Senior Physical Education Syllabuses’.
Venue : Iona College, Wynnum, Brisbane, Queensland.
15-16 CEE Biennial Conference 2019
Learning for Tomorrow : The Digital Imperative. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
17 Anita Chin 3rd Annual Primary Mathematics Conference
‘The conference will show you why the subject of mathematics needs a unique approach to differentiation, and how to make it simple, low-stress and incredibly effective’.
Venue : Campbelltown Catholic Club, Campbelltown, Sydney, NSW.
17 New ! iOnTheFuture6 [Sydney]
More in us than we Know. ‘iOnTheFuture Conference is Australia’s premier Deeper Learning event. Be inspired with one full day of world class PL targeting the learning design and pedagogy required to engage, challenge and empower’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
17-18 ECCPA [Early Childhood Conference of the Performing Arts]
Victorian Orff Schulwerk Association. ‘Australia’s Premier Early Childhood Conference of the Performing Arts. Four streams of workshops run across the weekend, offering a wide range of topics and teaching styles [incl Orff, Kodaly, Special Needs] for those working with babies, toddlers and children aged 0-8 years’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
17-19 eLEOT 2019 [EAI International Conference on e-Learning, e-Education and Online Training]
‘As the world of technology offers a rapidly increasing number of outlets for creativity and communications, the world of education is undergoing a significant renovation. This year’s conference aims at exploring e-learning solutions that spark the attention as well as imagination of students through interactivity, immersion, variety of content, or cutting-edge technologies’.
Venue : Kunming, People’s Republic of China.
18 New ! iOnTheFuture6 [Tweed/Gold Coast]
More in us than we Know. ‘iOnTheFuture Conference is Australia’s premier Deeper Learning event. Be inspired with one full day of world class PL targeting the learning design and pedagogy required to engage, challenge and empower’.
Venue : Tweed/Gold Coast, NSW/Queensland.
18-22 2019 ACODE Learning Technologies Leadership Institute
‘The program is designed to broaden your perspectives and develop leadership skills and abilities enabling you to assume effective leadership roles in relation to teaching and learning with an emphasis on the use of learning technologies in universities and other institutes of higher education. It is also designed to encourage you to establish supportive networks that will continue beyond the Institute itself’.
Venue : Mooloolaba, Queensland.
18-23 ISI World Statistics Congress 2019
‘The congress will bring together about 2 500 delegates, comprising statistical researchers, academia, industry practitioners, analysts and policymakers, from all over the world to share insights on development in statistical science and to advance application of statistics for discovery, innovation and decision making’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
19 Conversations That Work : Tackling the tough stuff
‘Drawing on the Open-to-learning Conversation framework [Robinson 2011] and coaching approaches, this masterclass for middle and senior leaders develops the skills and confidence to tackle the tough stuff whilst maintaining and/or enhancing relationships. It includes a one-hour online follow up session’.
Venue : AISNSW, York Street, Sydney, NSW.
19 Using and interpreting data in schools [ACER]
‘Designed for teachers and school leaders who wish to build solid shared understandings about the kinds of data used in schools, the different ways in which data can be represented and what they can tell teachers about student learning’.
Venue : Online.
19-20 Applied Positive Psychology [Sydney]
‘By synthesising research in the field of Positive Psychology, supported by current thinking in positive education, neuroscience, mindfulness, positive organisational practices and positive leadership, the course provides comprehensive coverage of the key theories and concepts that are transforming workplaces and classrooms across the world’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
19-20 Positive Leadership [Sydney]
This ‘will both affirm and challenge you as you reflect upon how you can become a more positively effective leader. At completion, you can expect to be well equipped with exciting new knowledge, empowering practical strategies, and an invigorated sense of purpose and passion as a positive leader. More important than being an expert, you will be an example others will want to follow’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
21-22 Learning Myths Summit 2019
‘Widespread misconceptions can oftentimes be shared as truth. Learning styles, generational differences, and shorter attention spans are just a few that continue to persist in the face of overwhelming research. The Learning Myths Summit will examine various false beliefs that exist in our industry today and break them down to uncover the truth. You will learn how to defend against these misconceptions within your organisation and produce more effective learning solutions’.
Venue : Live Online Event.
21-23 New ! CSA National Leaders’ Summit 2019
‘Our theme is Biblical Literacy and Christian Formation which is the third pillar of the Christian Schools’ Architecture. The summit will see the launch of a number of new resources’.
Venue : Hyatt Regency, Perth, Western Australia.
22 Women and Leadership Australia Symposium [Darwin]
‘The Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce. The Symposiums have been running for over ten years and have become the most highly attended women’s leadership events in the country’.
Venue : Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory.
24 Festival of Teaching 2019 [Northern Territory]
‘Professional learning is offered across the curriculum and lead teachers in their field of expertise deliver the workshops [or outsource delivery] to ensure the festival gives NT educators the opportunity to learn from experts. The festival provides quality, targeted professional learning to empower teachers and improve educational outcomes in the NT’.
Venue : Mitchell Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory.
25-27 New !
‘The theme is Climate Change – Sustainable Solutions. Geography is at the heart of understanding and guiding our responses on this most important issue. This relates to every Geography unit. Will this be the most important conference you have been to ?’
Venue : TBC, Victoria.
26-29 i-Create 2019 Conference
The conference ‘continues to provide an International platform of conference, Global Student Innovation Challenge, and exhibition featuring innovative technology, equipment, applications, techniques and materials applied in the field of Assistive and Rehabilitative Technology. It is also a stage for technical exchanges to share ideas and best practices in the disabilities field from across the countries’.
Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.
27-29 7th Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators 2019
‘These conferences aim to gather researchers, practitioners, policy makers and child advocates from across the world to share and discuss the latest child indicator research and implications for policy and interventions’.
Venue : University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia.
28-31 AGOSCI Conference 2019
‘Delegates will have the opportunity to network, share research and influence practices that have led, or will lead, to better and more equitable outcomes and inclusion for people with complex communication needs’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
29 Embedding Formative Assessment with Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam [Brisbane] 2019
‘Emeritus Professor Wiliam will be discussing embedding formative assessment, and will explore why an increase in educational achievement is needed : what’s been tried, and why it hasn’t worked; what formative assessment is [and isn’t and why formative assessment needs to be the priority for every school; practical techniques for implementing formative assessment; and how to sustain the development of formative assessment with teacher learning communities’.
Venue : Hilton Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.
29/8-1/9 New ! APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes
The conference ‘provide opportunities for academics and experts from different regions, cultures and disciplines around the Pacific Rim to collaborate on common sustainability challenges and to develop new understandings and responses that can foster transformative change within cities, and between cities and their surrounding landscapes’.
Venue : UNSW, Sydney, NSW.
30 Conversationally Intelligent Leaders & Schools [Warwick]
‘This will engage you in how to leverage your potential for Co-Creative leadership through activating your hardwired Conversational Intelligence®[C-IQ]’.
Venue : TBC, Warwick, Queensland.
30 Leadership for Teacher Learning with Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam [Brisbane] 2019
‘Emeritus Professor Wiliam will be running a special extension workshop where he will further explore thoughts about the essence of effective teacher leadership discussed at his Embedding Formative Assessment event’.
Venue : Hilton Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.
30 Women and Leadership Australia Symposium [Hobart]
‘The Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce. The Symposiums have been running for over ten years and have become the most highly attended women’s leadership events in the country’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
30-31 National Education Summit 2019 [Melbourne]
‘Academics and leading educators will present a range of concurrent sessions and workshop events across four conferences at the Summit : Special Needs Symposium, Digital Classroom Conference, Creativity and Innovation in Learning Conference, and the Capacity Building School Libraries Conference, alongside an education focused Free Trade Expo’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
30-31 The Education Show
‘The Education Show will showcase the latest cutting edge learning and teaching resources along with programs, support services and technology to educators from across Australia. Visitors can also attend the Free Education Program, to be announced soon as well as the Free Spotlight Stage where exhibitors will provide in depth information about their service, program or resource’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

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September 2019
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1-6 2019 APPA
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.
2 Embedding Formative Assessment with Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam [Cairns] 2019
‘Emeritus Professor Wiliam will be discussing embedding formative assessment, and will explore why an increase in educational achievement is needed : what’s been tried, and why it hasn’t worked; what formative assessment is [and isn’t and why formative assessment needs to be the priority for every school; practical techniques for implementing formative assessment; and how to sustain the development of formative assessment with teacher learning communities’.
Venue : Shangri-la Cairns, Cairns, Queensland.
2 Holding Difficult and Professional Conversations Workshops [Brisbane]
‘As schools focus on their improvement efforts, it is critical that team members are able to communicate concerns effectively and resolve issues as they arise. In this workshop, participants will learn techniques and processes to help them conduct difficult conversations within their school or system’.
Venue : Victoria Park Golf Clubhouse, Brisbane, Queensland.
2-3 Transforming School Culture Workshop [Canberra]
‘Ensuring high levels of success for all teachers and students is not possible without first creating a healthy, positive school culture. School leaders and teachers will learn how to shape a school culture that truly meets the needs of all students through a relentless focus on high-quality learning and teaching’.
Venue : QT Canberra, Canberra, ACT.
2-5 New ! 8th SNAICC National Conference 2019
‘As the largest Conference of its type in the southern hemisphere the SNAICC 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 : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
2-5 AEGC 2019 - Data to Discovery
‘The AEGC is the largest petroleum and mineral geoscience conference in Australasia, and incorporates the West Australian Basin Symposium [WABS] and the ASEG-PESA International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition’.
Venue : Crown Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
2-5 Australasian Simulation Congress 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC.
3-6 New ! 2019 Australian Primary Principals Association [APPA] Annual Conference
‘The theme for the 2019 conference is LEADING THE WAY : collaboration * connection * community. The line up of speakers are impressive and inspiring’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
4 Holding Difficult and Professional Conversations Workshops [Adelaide]
‘As schools focus on their improvement efforts, it is critical that team members are able to communicate concerns effectively and resolve issues as they arise. In this workshop, participants will learn techniques and processes to help them conduct difficult conversations within their school or system’.
Venue : The Grange Golf Club, Adelaide, South Australia.
6 Holding Difficult and Professional Conversations Workshops [Hobart]
‘As schools focus on their improvement efforts, it is critical that team members are able to communicate concerns effectively and resolve issues as they arise. In this workshop, participants will learn techniques and processes to help them conduct difficult conversations within their school or system’.
Venue : The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, Hobart, Tasmania.
10-12 BERA Conference 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : University of Manchester, Manchester, England.
10-12 THE World Academic Summit 2019
The summit ‘will deliver a range of thought-provoking keynote sessions and panel debates from the world’s most innovative thinkers – across industry, policy, academia and higher education management – to answer the biggest questions facing universities and beyond on the topic of “how talent thrives”. This topic will explore key questions for higher education on issues of lifelong learning, industry partnerships, meeting the skills gap, research consortiums, and talent recruitment and management’.
Venue : ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.
12-13 2019 National VET Conference
The conference ‘will be delivered through an exciting range of presentations, providing attendees with the opportunity to engage in a wide variety of plenary and elective sessions. Pre-conference Master Classes will be held on Wednesday 11 September’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
17-19 The Education and Development Forum [UKFIET] 2019
‘The conference will explore questions such as How can education systems be reformed in ways that enable them to provide large scale solutions to respond effectively to diverse needs ?, How can local and marginalised communities participate in the debate over educational futures ? and more through a number of sub-themes to be announced in January 2019’.
Venue : TBC, Oxford, United Kingdom.
18 Aboriginal perspectives in early childhood education : But where do I begin ? [Sydney]
‘In this workshop Aunty Denise Proud and Anthony Semann will engage in respectful dialogue with learners to unpack some of the misconceptions that exist about integrating Aboriginal perspectives into the curriculum and explore what this might mean in a practical way with children. This workshop is based on respect not judgement. We will learn together as we explore what we know, what we want to know and how we might come to know more’.
Venue : Flour Mill Studios, Newtown, Sydney, NSW.
19-21 2019 CDAA National Conference
‘The conference title is Inspiring Excellence in Career Development : Integration. A new paradigm is emerging around us – the fields of work, training and education are becoming increasingly integrated, with a push for career development to be integrated into other activities rather than a stand-alone specialisation. As Career Development Practitioners we need to understand this new paradigm and integrate our understanding into practice’.
Venue : Hyatt Hotel, Canberra, ACT.
20-22 New ! 2019 MANSW Annual Conference
The conference theme is ‘Mathematics : The Greatest Show. The keynote speakers are Matt Parker and Doug Clarke’.
Venue : Crowne Plaza, Terrigal, NSW.
22-24 New ! 2019 AASE National Conference
‘The theme for the 2019 AASE National Conference is Flourishing Learners in Thriving Learning Communities. The Conference streams will cover the key areas of : Inclusive Practice, Working in Partnership, Engagement and wellbeing, Leadership and Transitions. This Conference will provide an opportunity for educators, academics, professional support staff, families, community members and key stakeholders to come together to collaborate, share knowledge, network and learn together’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
22-25 International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition [ICDAR] 2019
‘ICDAR is a very successful and flagship conference series, which is the biggest and premier international gathering for researchers, scientists and practitioners in the document analysis community’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
23-27 18th APCChE Congress
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Sapporo, Japan.
25-28 Updated ! 2019 Early Childhood Australia National Conference
From Vision to Action is the theme for Early Childhood Australia’s [ECA] National Conference. This conference will explore current and emerging practice to enhance young children’s experiences across the spectrum of service and education settings they attend. This includes early childhood education and care as well as the early years of school, outside school hours care and child/parent programs such as playgroups and family centres’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.

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October 2019
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1-4 AGTA 2019 : The Innovative Geographer
‘The Australian Geography Teachers Association [AGTA] biennial conference will focus on innovation in the Geography classroom. This includes innovation in the use of digital technologies, approaches to curriculum and pedagogical practice. A variety of keynote speakers, masterclasses, workshops, fieldtrips and social activities will allow delegates to share and network with Geography teachers from around the country’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
1-4 ASBA 2019
‘The Conference theme It starts with us aims to provide you with the opportunity to reflect upon, challenge and develop the skills and passion that you bring to your role (US), that you encourage others in your school community to aspire to [OTHERS] and that enhances your awareness and understanding of the relevance of emerging and global issues that impact your school in a changing and increasingly uncertain world [EVERYONE]’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
2-4 2019 AHISA Biennial Conference
‘The Theme for the Conference is Footprints [creating pathways to the future], which seeks to celebrate current best practice across all levels and contexts of music education in Australia. We also wish to consolidate and further develop the relationships between the many organisations, institutions and professional associations that support music learning across the country.’.
Venue : Crown Towers, Perth, Western Australia.
2-4 New ! ACEL 2019 National Conference
‘The 2019 National Conference will once again bring together educational leaders to hear from globally recognised experts as part of a detailed three day professional learning agenda featuring concurrent breakout sessions, networking events, national awards ceremony and the return of The Australian Showcase’.
Venue : Hilton Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
2-4 ASME National Conference 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia.
7 Using and interpreting data in schools [ACER]
‘Designed for teachers and school leaders who wish to build solid shared understandings about the kinds of data used in schools, the different ways in which data can be represented and what they can tell teachers about student learning’.
Venue : Online.
9 Transition to School : More than Letters and Numbers [Parramatta]
‘This workshop draws on the research highlighting the benefits of a positive transition experience and key perspectives and considerations for ensuring all children and their families experience the best possible start to school’.
Venue : Skye Hotel Suites, Parramatta, NSW.
9-12 New ! 10th International Conference on Education and Educational Psychology [ICEEPSY] 2019
‘ICEEPSY 2019 will again feature informative workshops and presentations by skilled educational and educational psychology researchers and international scholars. The conference is inviting especially those who are interested in researching Educational Ecosystems for Equity and Quality of Learning, Evaluation, Arts Education and Special Education, especially Positive Pedagogy’.
Venue : Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza, Barcelona, Spain.
9-13 ASCE 2019 Convention
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Miami, Florida, USA.
10-11 Breakthrough Strategies to Teach & Counsel Troubled Students [Portland]
‘Receive hundreds of practical, problem-stopping, ready-to-use K-12 behaviour and classroom management interventions on the spot. This inservice workshop effectively and thoroughly delivers the best answers for your students’ worst social, emotional, behavioural, and classroom management problems’.
Venue : Courtyard Marriott, Tigard, Portland, Oregon, USA and also Online.
10-13 New ! International Literacy Association 2019 Conference
Conference consists of an Institute Day, the Core Conference [2 days] and a Children’s Literature Day. The theme of the conference is Creating a Culture of Literacy. Note the proviso about the Institute Day and Children’s Literature Day.
Venue : New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
10-13 Oral History Australia Biennial Conference 2019
‘In keeping with 2019 as the Year of Indigenous Languages, a Keynote plenary panel will focus on Oral History, Oral Tradition and Indigenous History [with invited speakers from Australia, New Zealand and Canada]’.
Venue : State Library of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland.
15-16 I’m a new director so where do I start ? [Canberra]
‘Provides new directors with two days of solid and thorough content, which will be the building blocks for a great career in directing an early childhood or middle childhood program. A range of issues related to staffing, managing change, understanding your role, clarifying the regulations and succeeding in the National Quality Standard Assessment and Rating are just a few of the topics that will be covered over the two days of this workshop’.
Venue : Mantra on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.
15-18 AIEC 2019
‘AIEC will offer a bespoke program built to meet the needs of the international education industry. Program sessions will cater to all sectors, will cover a broad range of topics and are suitable to industry veterans as well as newcomers to the industry. Attendees at the sessions will gain important and relevant knowledge, and discovered best practices, industry insights, innovative approaches and trends’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
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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2019 Igniting Leadership Program
Leadership Victoria. ‘Explores the essentials of leadership and what it means to be an effective leader in today’s world. Drawing on the experience of our expert facilitator, a range of dynamic guest speakers and a diverse group of peers in the room’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
18 Academic Vocabulary Workshop [Brisbane]
‘This one-day workshop guides schools through every step of designing and implementing a customised program of direct vocabulary instruction’.
Venue : Victoria Park Golf Clubhouse, Brisbane, Queensland.
20-23 LIANZA Conference 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Vodafone Events Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
21-22 Applied Positive Psychology [Melbourne]
‘By synthesising research in the field of Positive Psychology, supported by current thinking in positive education, neuroscience, mindfulness, positive organisational practices and positive leadership, the course provides comprehensive coverage of the key theories and concepts that are transforming workplaces and classrooms across the world’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-22 Positive Leadership [Melbourne]
This ‘will both affirm and challenge you as you reflect upon how you can become a more positively effective leader. At completion, you can expect to be well equipped with exciting new knowledge, empowering practical strategies, and an invigorated sense of purpose and passion as a positive leader. More important than being an expert, you will be an example others will want to follow’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
24 ECA Ethics in Action : ... [Merimbula]
‘Using the guide to support our professional thinking, participants will be invited to practice the art of ethical decision-making, and work together to reinforce approaches that enhance the rights and wellbeing of children, families, our colleagues and the community. The workshops are suitable for anyone working with young children [aged birth to 8] and their families’.
Venue : Club Sapphire Merimbula, Merimbula, NSW.
24-25 Differentiation Workshop [Brisbane]
‘Dr Carol Ann Tomlinson will share the basic principles of differentiation based on educational neuroscience research. Participants will learn how to effectively attend to individual and small-group needs while moving the whole class ahead in knowledge, understanding and skill’.
Venue : Rydges World Square Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
24-26 Asia-Pacific Conference on Mechanical and Industrial Engineering [APMIE] 2019
‘The conference will serve as an international forum for the presentation and exchange of technological advances and research results in the broad fields of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. The conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the domain of interest from around the world’.
Venue : Shanghai, China.
25 Spelling for Life [Melbourne]
‘Knowing how to spell requires four basic strands of knowledge : visual, morphological, phonological and etymological. Deciding which strand to apply and when is a formidable task for teachers. Uncovering the simplicity and science of spelling breaks the subject of spelling down into key topics’.
Venue : ACER, Camberwell, Melbourne, Victoria.
28/10-1/11 9th World Alliance for Arts Education International Conference 2019
‘This conference is in Frankfurt, where the World Alliance for Arts Education will review UNESCO arts education policies and chart a plan for the next five years of action’.
Venue : Multiple sites, Frankfurt, Germany.
30-31 I’m a new director so where do I start ? [Brisbane]
‘Provides new directors with two days of solid and thorough content, which will be the building blocks for a great career in directing an early childhood or middle childhood program. A range of issues related to staffing, managing change, understanding your role, clarifying the regulations and succeeding in the National Quality Standard Assessment and Rating are just a few of the topics that will be covered over the two days of this workshop’.
Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

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November 2019
Date Event
1 Big Ideas from Reggio in Daily Practice [Adelaide]
‘In this full day session we will be exploring a number of big ideas from the schools of Reggio Emilia and how these might translate back into practice in a way which proclaim ‘doing Reggio’, but rather the influence Reggio can have and it’s interpretation back into your early childhood program’.
Venue : The Precinct Conference Centre [BioSA/TechInSA], Adelaide, South Australia.
3-7 World Conference on Online Learning 2019
Transforming Lives and Societies. ‘Held every second year the World Conference is the largest and most prestigious international event exploring new open, online and flexible models of education’.
Venue : Convention Centre, Dublin, Ireland.
3-7 World Environmental Education Congress 2019
‘Congresses, held every two years, are the focal point in which all the actors of environmental education come together to present best practices, experiences, researches on methods and results of environmental education’.
Venue : TBC, Bangkok, Thailand.
4-5 Applied Positive Psychology [Sydney]
‘By synthesising research in the field of Positive Psychology, supported by current thinking in positive education, neuroscience, mindfulness, positive organisational practices and positive leadership, the course provides comprehensive coverage of the key theories and concepts that are transforming workplaces and classrooms across the world’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
4-5 Positive Leadership [Sydney]
This ‘will both affirm and challenge you as you reflect upon how you can become a more positively effective leader. At completion, you can expect to be well equipped with exciting new knowledge, empowering practical strategies, and an invigorated sense of purpose and passion as a positive leader. More important than being an expert, you will be an example others will want to follow’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
4-7 E-Learn - World Conference on E-Learning
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
5-8 LIME Connection VIII
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Christchurch, Aotearoa/New Zealand.
6 Aboriginal perspectives in early childhood education : But where do I begin ? [Brisbane]
‘In this workshop Aunty Denise Proud and Anthony Semann will engage in respectful dialogue with learners to unpack some of the misconceptions that exist about integrating Aboriginal perspectives into the curriculum and explore what this might mean in a practical way with children. This workshop is based on respect not judgement. We will learn together as we explore what we know, what we want to know and how we might come to know more’.
Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
7-9 Annual Conference for Middle Level Education 2019
‘Topics will include Assessment, Bullying/School Safety, Classroom Management, Curriculum, Differentiated Instruction, Health/Wellness/Guidance, Middle School Concept, Research, School Culture/Climate, Special Education/Inclusion, Teaching, Technology, Young Adolescent Development’ and many more.
Venue : Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
14-15 2019 ASHE Conference
‘Preconference - November 13-14, 2019’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, Portland, Oregon, USA.
18-19 International Conference on Education, Teaching and E-learning [ICETE] 2019
The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Education, Teaching and E-learning. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns’.
Venue : TBC, Singapore.
18-19 International Conference on Languages, Literature and Linguistics [ICLLL] 2019
The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Languages, Literature and Linguistics. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns’.
Venue : TBC, Singapore.
18-19 International Conference on Transnational Education and Learning [ICTEL] 2019
The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Transnational Education and Learning. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns’.
Venue : TBC, Singapore.
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.
25-27 2019 EPHEA Conference
‘The theme of the conference is Enabling Excellence through Equity’.
Venue : University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW.
26-28 Open Education Global Conference 2019
‘The theme, Open Resources for an Open Future, aims to emphasise opportunities offered by Open Education as a means to empowerment and to increase accessibility and quality of educational opportunities for all. Under this theme, the Conference serves as a platform to imagine scenarios and discuss strategies to help safeguard an Open Future’.
Venue : Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy.

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December 2019
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1-5 2019 AARE Conference
‘The conference brings together researchers and educators from across the world, as well as Australia, who work in diverse educational fields. It is a space within which both well established and early career academics can find a forum to provoke debate, stimulate discussion, offer new ideas and disseminate research findings’.
Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.
2-3 International Conference on Advanced Pedagogy and Educational Sciences [ICAPES] 2019
The conference ‘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 Advanced Pedagogy and Educational Sciences’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
2-3 International Conference on Early Childhood Education and Teaching Systems [ICECET] 2019
The conference ‘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 Early Childhood Education and Teaching Systems’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
2-3 International Conference on Sustainable Tourism Education [ICSTE] 2019
The conference ‘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 Sustainable Tourism Education’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
3 Transition to School : More than Letters and Numbers [Sydney]
‘This workshop draws on the research highlighting the benefits of a positive transition experience and key perspectives and considerations for ensuring all children and their families experience the best possible start to school’.
Venue : Mercure Sydney Airport, Sydney, NSW.
4-5 21st International Conference on Adult Education Systems [ICAES} 2019]
‘The event aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Adult Education Systems. It also 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’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
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.
11-13 2019 IEEE 58th Conference on Decision and Control [CDC]
‘The premier scientific and engineering conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practice of systems and control. The CDC annually brings together an international community of researchers and practitioners in the field of automatic control to discuss new research results, perspectives on future developments, and innovative applications relevant to decision making, systems and control, and related areas’.
Venue : Nice-Acropolis Convention Centre, Nice, France.

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2020
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4-7 May ALIA National 2020 Conference
‘ALIA provides the platform as a meeting point for all Library and Information professionals, from all sectors and all areas of Australia and the international community. The National Conference provides unparalleled opportunities to become stronger as professionals and as an industry with engaging programs and a forum to collaborate, network and build partnerships amongst our colleagues, peers, industry leaders and corporate partners’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
6-9 July ICED 2020, 23rd International Congress on the Education of the Deaf
‘ICED is the peak international forum for sharing evidence-based practice, research and ideas about education of Deaf/hard of hearing students. The first ICED was held in Paris in 1878, and since 1975 has been held every 5 years in countries throughout the world’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.

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