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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.

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 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.
3-8 New ! AIP Summer Meeting 2017
‘The Summer Meeting, held in alternate years to the AIP congress, will cover the full spectrum of Physics research, with an emphasis on students and early career researchers. The Summer Meeting is designed to allow attendees the flexibility to choose an in-depth series of talks in a particular topic, or to gain a broad overview of Physics research being undertaken in Australia’.
Venue : UNSW, Sydney, 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 19th International Conference on Early Childhood Education and Teaching Systems [ICECET] 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Early Childhood Education and Teaching Systems’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
4-5 BESSH Sydney 2017
‘The conference will cover vital issues in Business, Economics, Social Sciences and Humanities under multiple sub-themes. The aim of our conference is to support, encourage and provide a platform for networking, sharing, publishing and nurturing the potential growth of individual scholars across the globe’.
Venue : Rydges Camperdown, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW.
4-5 ICAPES Sydney 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 Advanced Pedagogy and Educational Science’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
4-5 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 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.
4-6 The 28th Australasian Conference on Information Systems [ACIS2017]
‘We would like to challenge you to think about Data, Knowledge and Decisions. What are our challenges when dealing with the large volume of data currently being generated when thinking about managing, organising and making sense of this data ? As one of the fundamental roles of Information Systems is supporting decision making, how are we adjusting out current understanding of Information Systems in response to new technology such as social media?’.
Venue : Wrest Point Hotel Casino, Hobart, Tasmania.
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 AMSI BioInfoSummer 2017
‘BioInfoSummer allows attendees to develop their mathematical skills, national networks and employability, and nurtures the collaborations between the mathematics, statistics and information technology disciplines. The symposium will cover areas of Data Visualisation, RNA-seq theory and practice, Proteomics & metabolomics data, Clinical bioinformatics & variant calling for disease and Single-cell genomics’.
Venue : Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-8 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 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.
4-8 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 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.
5-7 ICIMT 2017
‘Providing a platform for researchers, engineers, academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in Information and Multimedia Technology’.
Venue : Kalbis Institute, Jakarta, Indonesia.
5-7 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Victoria.
5-7 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of Tasmania at Launceston, Tasmania.
5-8 ANZAM Conference
‘The theme of this years’ Conference is Creative Disruption : Managing in a Digital Age. While technological disruption is not new, the pace of change and the potential of its impact are enormous. The grand challenge confronting managers of this decade is to know how to harness and leverage disruptions in a creative and bold way’.
Venue : RMIT University City 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 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 2017 ANZRSAI Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Toowoomba, Queensland.
6-8 New ! Australian Archaeological Association Conference [AAA 2017]
Island to Inland : Connections across land and sea. The conference theme aims to encourage exploration of connections that transcend across time and space, from island to inland‘ ’.
Venue : Pullman Melbourne on the Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
6-8 Researching Work and Learning [RWL]
‘Transitions, Transformations and Transgressions in Work and Learning and Work and Learning Research. The Conference is part of the longest, continuously running international research conference series serving the field of workplace learning currently available in the world’.
Venue : Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.
6-8 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia.
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 Australasian Document Computing Symposium 2017
‘ADCS 2017 is an opportunity for researchers and practitioners in document management and information Retrieval [IR] to meet and present their work. The symposium aims to cover all aspects of Document Computing ’.
Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.
7-8 MAV Annual Conference 2017
‘At MAV17, learn first-hand about the latest developments in mathematics education and be inspired by the wide-range of sessions available. Network with primary, secondary and tertiary teachers; teacher educators, researchers and academics; resource providers and representatives from government and other education bodies’.
Venue : La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria.
7-9 The Asian and Australasian Society of Labour Economics Conference 2017 [AASLE 2017]
‘The inaugural conference of the AASLE aims to bring together researchers from around the world’.
Venue : Australian National University Research School of Economics, Canberra, ACT.
7,8,11,12 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’. Focused on Year 9.
Venue : Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia.
7-9 Updated ! Asian and Australasian Society of Labour Economics Inaugural Conference 2017
‘The inaugural conference aims to bring together researchers from around the world. It is being founded to promote research and cooperation in Labour and Applied Economics across Asia and Australasia’.
Venue : Australian National University Research School of Economics, Canberra, ACT.
9-11 New ! 2017 International Conference on Languages, Literature and Linguistics [ICLLL 2017]
‘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 Languages, Literature and Linguistics, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : .
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.
11-12 Human Resource Management and Professional Development in the Digital Age Conference 2017
‘This conference brings Policy Makers, Managers, Principals, Researchers, Educationists, HR Practitioners, Administrators and Planners to demonstrate HR practices’.
Venue : Hotel Fort Canning, Canning Walk, Singapore.
11-13 New ! IcEduTech 2017 [Educational Technologies]
‘ICEduTech is the scientific conference addressing the real topics as seen by teachers, students, parents and school leaders. Both scientists, professionals and institutional leaders are invited to be informed by experts, sharpen the understanding what education needs and how to achieve it’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
11-13 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania.
11-14 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia.
11-14 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.
12-14 2017 International Conference on Teaching Assessment, and Learning for Engineering [TALE]
‘Held each year in the Asia-Pacific region, it is intended to complement existing conferences sponsored by the IEEE Education Society’.
Venue : Hong Kong.
12-14 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
12-15 AustMS Conference 2017
Basic, initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Macquarie University, North Ryde, Sydney, NSW.
13-15 ASFS 2017 Conference
‘Conference Theme : Truth and Representation / Vérité et Représentation’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Sir Roland Wilson building, Autralian National University, Canberra, ACT.
13-15 Learning & Teaching Expo Hong Kong 2017
‘Learning and Teaching Expo is Asia’s Leading Education Expo and Hong Kong’s annual signature education event. The Expo is well supported by the education community across the Asia-Pacific region’.
Venue : Hall 3DE, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre [Expo Drive Entrance], Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
15-19 22nd Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics
‘The aim of this conference is to provide a forum for educators, researchers, teachers and experts in exchanging information regarding enhancing technology to enrich mathematics learning, teaching and research at all levels’.
Venue : Chung Yuan Christian University, Chungli, Taiwan.
28-30 New ! 2017 International Conference on Sociality and Humanities [ICOSH 2017]
‘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 sociality and humanities, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : TBC, Hong Kong.

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January 2018
Date Event
2-13 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.
3-6 2018 Student Leadership Conference [Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia]
‘The Student Leadership Conference provides unparalleled opportunities for girls to explore leadership styles and strategies, reflect on their own leadership aspirations and build meaningful life-long connections with other young leaders’.
Venue : Bond University, Robina, Queensland.
3-6 New ! ASE Annual Conference 2018
‘A unique opportunity for all teachers of science. The conference programme offers over 350 sessions, covering all phases and all levels from Newly Qualified Teachers to Heads of Department. Common to every session is the focus on the resulting impact on students’ learning and achievement’.
Venue : University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
3-6 New ! the Search Associates International Job Fair
‘This is the earliest Search Associates mid-size fair of the year, so teaching candidates have the first opportunity to impress the schools and recruiters. We anticipate around 50 international schools will be in attendance and approximately 180 candidates’.
Venue : InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-6 The IAFOR International Conference on Education
‘This unique international conference offers a unique location from which to consider a number of issues and trends in education, including distance, access and rural education, the frictions between the preservation and challenging of traditional and indigenous cultures, languages and wisdoms, and how alternative and marginalised groups are [re]valued’.
Venue : Hawaii Convention Centre, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
4-7 16th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education
‘The main goal of the 2018 Hawaii International Conference on Education is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various education related fields from all over the world to come together and learn from each other’.
Venue : Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
6-8 New ! 2018 International Conference on Information and Education Technology [ICIET 2018]
‘Presenting the latest research related to Information and Education Technology. This conference provides opportunities for delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences in a face-to-face setting, establish business or research relations, and find global partners for future collaboration’.
Venue : Osaka, Japan.
7-11 Updated ! 2018 ANCOS National Conference
An ‘opportunity to experience and celebrate the vibrancy and innovation of the Orff Schulwerk approach to creative music and movement education. Music and movement educators from all sectors will enhance their knowledge and skills through active participation in moving, singing, playing, improvising and composing music’.
Venue : Shore - Sydney Church of England Grammar School, North Sydney, NSW.
7-12 New ! STEM X Academy
‘The main focus of the program is the development of hands-on, enquiry-based lessons and activities using available materials, and adapting activities using methods to suit your classroom’.
Venue : Canberra, ACT.
7-20 ANU-AAMT National Mathematics Summer School
‘The main activity is an in-depth study of three or four different areas of mathematics. Each is very challenging and will extend every student. On the other hand, the program is non-competitive and very much hands-on. Applications close in July’.
Venue : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
8-10 ICCMS 2018
‘The main annual research conference aims to bring together researchers around the world to exchange research results and address open issues in all aspects of Computer Modeling and Simulation’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
8-10 ICICA 2018
‘The main annual research conference aims to bring together researchers around the world to exchange research results and address open issues in all aspects of Intelligent Computing and Applications’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
8-12 ICSEI 2018
‘The theme for ICSEI 2018 is “Deepening School Change for Scaling: Principles, Pathways & Partnerships”. The rationale for the proposed theme is to emphasise NIE’s and OER’s interests in scaling and translating research to have a strong impact in schools’.
Venue : National Institute of Education, Nanyang Walk, Singapore.
8-1/2-2 New ! AMSI Summer School 2018
‘This four-week residential school will be hosted by Monash University [Clayton Campus], providing students from across Australia with the opportunity to develop their mathematical skills, meet like-minded people, and network with potential future employers at the Careers Afternoon’.
Venue : Monash University [Clayton Campus], Melbourne, Victoria.
9-20 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.
10-12 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW.
10-12 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
10-12 New ! The First International Conference on Computer and Computing Science [CCS 2018]
‘The goal of this conference is to bring together the researchers from academia and industry as well as practitioners to share ideas, problems and solutions relating to the multifaceted aspects of Computer and Computing Science’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NS.
10-12 New ! The First International Conference on Education and Learning [EL 2018]
‘The goal of this conference is to bring together the researchers from academia and industry as well as practitioners to share ideas, problems and solutions relating to the multifaceted aspects of Education and Learning’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NS.
10-14 15th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference [APMEC]
‘The aim of the conference is to share our experiences as educators, and learn from experts in medical and healthcare professional education some of the latest ideas, and best practices adopted internationally. This is also an opportunity for participants to stimulate discussions in medical and health professional education with the experts’.
Venue : National University of Singapore, Singapore.
11-13 New ! 2018 9th International Conference on E-Education, E-Business, E-Management and E-Learning [IC4E 2018]
‘IC4E 2018 aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experience, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of these areas, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue :San Diego, California, USA.
15-16 New ! Asian Forum on Business Education 2018
‘The theme of the conference is “creativity and innovation for smart societies and sustainable development”’. A flyer is available from the site.
Venue : Phuket Graceland Resort and Spa, Phuket, Thailand.
15-17 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria.
16-18 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : RMIT, Melbourne, Victoria.
16-18 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of New England, Armidale, NSW.
16-18 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia.
16-19 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia.
16-19 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : UQ, QUT Brisbane and Griffith Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland.
16-27 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.
17-19 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland.
18-20 New ! ELMLE Amsterdam 2018
‘Educators have a forum to learn with and from one another and share ideas that work at this conference catering to the unique strengths and needs of students ages 10-14’.
Venue : Amsterdam Marriott, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
22-24 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre, Queenscliff, Victoria.
22-24 The Conocophillips Science Experience
‘Each Science Experience program is designed to provide those who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW.
23-25 Hong Kong International Conference on Education, Psychology and Society
‘An international platform for scholars, researchers and practitioners to discuss interdisciplinary research and practices in the fields of Education, Psychology and Society and more’.
Venue : Regal Oriental Hotel, Hong Kong.
29-30 20th International Conference on Educational Quality and Primary Education [ICEQPE]
‘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 Educational Quality and Primary Education’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
30-31 EmTech Asia -Emerging Technology Conference & Convention
‘Inspire. Innovate. Collaborate. Join us for two days of intelligent conversation as we bring MIT Technology Review’s award winning editorial content to life’.
Venue : Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore.

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February 2018
Date Event
1-2 20th International Conference on Distance Education and Virtual Learning [ICDEVL 2018]
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Distance Education and Virtual Learning’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-2 20th International Conference on Science and Technology Education
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Science and Technology Education’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-15 VALA 2018
‘A celebration of our 40th year’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
15-16 The 2nd Virtual Conference on HigherEd [IUNC Global Online 2018]
‘The conference will be devoted to the university partnership development & edu agency network building. In other words, if you are interested in student/faculty exchanges, dual degrees, joint research programs with foreign institutions or wish to recruit international students, IUNC Global Online 2018 will be the right event to attend’.
Venue : Online.
16-17 2018 AJEC Symposium
Early Childhood Australia. ‘The research symposium will be interactive. We welcome participants including postgraduate students, academics, researchers and practitioners at all levels from around the world to come together to share cutting-edge knowledge and forge research networks in Australasia and beyond’.
Venue : Queensland University of Technology. Brisbane, Queensland.
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.
27-28 20th International Conference on Learning in Higher Education
A ‘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 Learning in Higher Education’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.

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March 2018
Date Event
5 New ! The Big Meet Hobart 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Activities Centre, Sandy Bay Campus, University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania.
9 New ! The Big Meet Melbourne 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Palladium at Crown, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria.
15 New ! The Big Meet Perth 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
16 New ! The Big Meet Adelaide 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.
17-18 Brisbane Reinvent Your Career Expo
‘This event is designed to help adults find their career passion whilst providing them with the knowledge to turn that passion into a reality’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
20 New ! The Big Meet Brisbane 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland.
20-22 FutureSchools
‘Shaping the Future of Australia’s Schools. This is Australia’s largest national education event for schools. With over 3000+ attendees, 100+ leading speakers and 100 exhibitors, this is a must-attend education event for Principals, teachers, IT teachers and everyone involved in K-12 education’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-22 New ! ClassTECH Conference
Part of FutureSchools. ‘A practical conference designed for coalface educators wanting to integrate emerging technologies into their classroom [including coding, robotics, drones, 3D printing, wearables, augmented reality, gaming and other disruptive technologies], and ICT managers wanting to support these technologies’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-22 New ! Teaching Kids to Code Conference
Part of FutureSchools. ‘One of five parallel conferences running at the National FutureSchools Expo. This conference focuses on the Professional Development for teachers of Australia's new digital technologies curriculum, with a focus on how to teach children to code’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
22-23 New Perspectives in Science Education [7th Edition]
‘Bringing together experts from all over the world to share findings, expertise and experience on science education. The conference is also an excellent opportunity for international networking and for sharing results achieved in innovative science education projects and initiatives’.
Venue : Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence, Italy.
24-26 ASCD Empower : The Conference for Every Educator
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
26-28 The Asian Conference on Education & International Development 2018
‘Bringing together teachers, researchers and distinguished professors from around the world to share their insights. The goal is to broaden awareness of different contexts in the pursuit of synergies and solutions’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
27-28 New ! 20th International Conference on Education, Teaching and E-learning [ICETE 2018]
‘Providing the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Education, Teaching and E-learning’.
Venue : Narita Tobu Hotel Airport, Narita-shi Chiba, Tokyo, Japan.
28 New ! The Big Meet Sydney 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
30-3/1-4 The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities
‘The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2018 will be held alongside The Asian Conference on Literature 2018 in Kobe, Japan. Registration for either conference will allow participants to attend sessions in the other’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
30-3/1-4 The Asian Conference on Literature 2018
‘The Asian Conference on Literature 2018 will be held alongside The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2018 in Kobe, Japan. Registration for either conference will allow participants to attend sessions in the other’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.

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April 2018
Date Event
9-11 Flexible Learning Association of New Zealand Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
10-12 International Academic Research Conference
‘The conference focuses on three disciplines : Education, Business and Behavioral Sciences. Each disciplinary track provides a scholarly opportunity for professionals to enhance their practice by exploring contemporary advancements, revolutionary methods, influential trends, best practice models and leadership techniques’.
Venue : Savannah, Georgia, USA.
12-14 ITEEA 2018 Conference
Building Bridges Within The STEM Community and Beyond. ‘The theme focuses on building bridges within the STEM community and beyond. Building bridges helps everyone to understand the important role technology and engineering contributes to STEM education’.
Venue : Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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May 2018
Date Event
1-4 17th ANTS National Nurse Education Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Crown Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria.
2--4 2018 Career Development Association of Australia National Conference
‘Website will be available Mid 2017’. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
5-8 Fearless Girls. Strong Women : 2018 Biennial Educators Conference
This ‘ will be the premier gathering of girls’ school educators in Australasia. The format of the conference includes keynotes from academic, business and community leaders, session presentations and interactive discussions and debates on critical issues affecting educators and girls’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
16-18 2018 ASEPA National Conference
‘The Twentieth Anniversary of the establishment of ASEPA ! It was in Adelaide that we met for the very first time and since then we have become an organisation that is held in high regard nationally. To celebrate we have invited exceptional International and National speakers to ensure that this conference ‘Turning Tides. Inspiring Minds’ offers the opportunity to learn, improve and lead outstanding practice within the field of Education for students with disability’.
Venue : Stamford Grand, Glenelg, South Australia.
27-29 The Asian Conference on Language Learning
‘This conference, part of a series on language learning and education, in its broadest sense, brings together teachers, researchers and distinguished professors from around the world to share their insights. The goal is to broaden awareness of different contexts in the pursuit of synergies and solutions’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
28/5-2/6 NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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June 2018
Date Event
4-7 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 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.
6-8 EduTECH Australia 2018
‘EduTECH is the largest education event in Australasia and the Southern Hemisphere. Featuring over 10 000 attendees, 220+ speakers and 200+ suppliers, EduTECH is for the entire education learning life-cycle including schools, universities, vocational education and training organisations and adult learning organisations’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
6-8 New ! Higher Ed. Leaders Congress [EduTECH ]
‘Bringing together leading figures to discuss the significant changes underway in higher education globally, the key role of technology to remain competitive, how to enhance student learning and engagement and ways to grow partnerships and collaboration’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
6-8 New ! Learning@Work Congress [EduTECH]
‘Bringing thought leaders and L&D professionals from Corporate, Government and Education sectors to discuss the hottest topics in workplace learning. Training and development professionals are under increasing pressure to deliver innovative solutions on time and under budget’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
7-8 New ! K-12 Ed Leaders Congress [EduTECH]
‘A strategic look at the future of education, global trends and developments, the Australian curriculum, and how to lead a 21st century school. Plus, lots of practical advice about how technology can be used to improve teaching and learning’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
8-10 2018 AASE National Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Cairns, Queensland.
24-30 Digital Humanities Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Mexico City, Mexico.
26-30 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
3-5 22nd Asian Studies Association of Australia Biennial Conference
‘The biennial Asian Studies Association of Australia conference is the largest gathering of experts working on Asia in the southern hemisphere’.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
10-14 ISRA Bi-Annual World Meeting
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Université of Paris Descartes, Paris, France.
15-20 ISME Conference 2018
‘Connecting music educators across the world, developing networks, impact and reach’.
Venue : Baku, Azerbaijan.
15-21 XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology
‘Congress will focus on how scholars, public intellectuals, policy makers, journalists and activists from diverse fields can and do contribute to our understanding of power, violence and justice’.
Venue : Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada.
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.

Beginning of July 2018

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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.
26-30 International Society for Clinical Biostatistics and Australian Statistical Conference 2018
‘The aim of this conference is to bring together a broad range of statistical researchers across a variety of research areas to facilitate the international exchange of theory, methods and applications’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

Beginning of August 2018

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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.
19-22 Updated ! Early Childhood Australia National Conference 2018
‘An annual early childhood conference for all who are involved in supporting the growth, development and learning of young children. Covering Leadership and Ethics; Rights and respect; Contemporary practice in teaching and learning; and Risks and resilience’.
Venue : Sydney International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
27-28 2018 IMBES Conference
‘A great time of networking, professional development, and presentations of new, exciting research and information. More details will be added to the website as they are confirmed’.
Venue : Los Angeles, California, USA.

Beginning of September 2018

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October 2018
Date Event
1-4 New ! Kodaly National Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Perth, Western Australia.
2-5 Australian Council for Computers in Education [ACCE] 2018
‘The theme of the 2018 conference is ImpaCT, and our presenters will be given the challenge of demonstrating how we can ensure maximum effect on student learning using the technologies we employ. Additionally, we will be doing a health check on the rollout of Technology Curriculum and ensuring the many resources produced to support this can be shared’.
Venue : Royal Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, NSW.
2-5 The Australian Council of TESOL Associations International Conference 2018
‘This conference will contribute to the ongoing examination of the theories and practices underpinning the TESOL field, and will project into future directions, whether as policy, pedagogy, materials design, assessment or community involvement’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
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Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Gold Coast, Queensland.
3-5 New ! 2018 ACEN Conference
‘WIL : Creating Connections, Building Futures ’.
Venue : QUT/ Griffith University and Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
4-5 BEA National Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : National Library of Australia, Canberra, ACT.
4-7 CLESOL Conference 2018
‘The theme of the conference is Transforming our Landscape, chosen for language users and teachers to reflect shifting perspectives in the diversity of language use in society language learning, teaching and teacher training social and educational policy decisions which affect u’.
Venue : Christ’s College, Christchurch, New Zealand.
5-7 New ! CLESOL Conference 2018
‘The conference is a platform for connecting conversation and actions about teaching, learning, equity, and diversity as they impact at family, community, professional and policy level’.
Venue : Christ’s College, Christchurch, New Zealand.
14-18 Australian Geoscience Council Convention, AGCC 2018
Big Issues and Ideas in Geoscience. Covering all aspects of Geoscience, with technical themes covering theoretical and applied Geoscience, mineral and energy resources, environmental and societal science, Geoscience education and communication, and emerging technologies’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
22-24 4th Biennial Australasian Implementation Conference [AIC]
‘The AIC will be hosted alongside the What Works Global Summit 2018 in partnership with the Campbell Collaboration. The combined conference will bring you all the latest evidence and implementation science strategies, helping you improve policies, practices, and outcomes across the social services and international development sectors’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

Beginning of October 2018

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November 2018
Date Event
29-30 20th International Conference on Adult Education Systems 2018
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Adult Education Systems’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
29-30 20th International Conference on Higher Education Systems
‘Provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Higher Education System’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
29-30 20th International Conference on Mathematical Education 2018
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Mathematical Education’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

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

Beginning of December 2018

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