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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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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.

September 2019
Date Event
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 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 Updated ! Australasian Simulation Congress 2019
‘Simulation Australasia will once again bring together SimHealth, SimTecT and the Serious Games streams for the 2019 Australasian Simulation Congress [ASC] with opportunities for a number of joint sessions of mutual interest’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
3-4 New ! Preparing for change : Data driven decision making
‘Change in Higher Education is inevitable. Regardless of whether you’re just starting to think about adding a cost model to your institution’s strategic decision-making toolset, or you already have a model in place, this conference is a prime opportunity to learn more. The two days will cover a range of topics’.
Venue : Rydges South Bank, South Brisbane, Queensland.
3-6 Updated ! 2019 Australian Primary Principals Association [APPA] Annual Conference
‘The theme for the 2019 conference is LEADING THE WAY : collaboration * connection * community. The conference will bring together principals from across Australia representing Government, Catholic and Independent sectors. We will also connect with our international community. The line up of speakers is 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.
5-6 The AIS Educational Leaders Conference 2019
Reimagining Learning - Schools Investing in a Confident Future ! ‘The AIS Educational Leaders Conference will explore curriculum re-design, impacts for teaching, learning and assessment and consider how schools can most effectively prepare their students for multiple educational pathways and life opportunities in a rapidly changing world’.
Venue : Intercontinental Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
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.
6-7 Updated ! ACSA 2019 Biennial Curriculum Conference
‘This exciting conference will explore the key priorities identified that challenge a sustained, long-term and coordinated improvement effort based on shared ambition, action and accountability’.
Venue : Melbourne Zoo, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria.
9-10 i-Educate 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland.
10-12 Updated ! BERA Conference 2019
‘The Annual Conference continues to grow and develop and is a great opportunity to disseminate research and network with like-minded colleagues. The success of BERA conference is a tribute to all involved, particularly the BERA office staff. We look forward to seeing you in Manchester’.
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.
11 New ! Creative Training Techniques - NVC Master Class
‘This Masterclass highlights creative training techniques and approaches that are supported by evidence-based research and is delivered in a dynamic and engaging way to model the methods that work. All in all, the masterclass will share and model 42 tips, techniques, games and activities to support any trainer in building engagement, promoting retention and enhancing the transfer of knowledge back to the job’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland.
11 New ! Mastering ‘Better Teaching’ in a Digital Environment - NVC Master Class
‘Changes in technology, society and student expectations, are motivating instructors to rethink teaching methods. Regardless of the online system or product we use, at it’s core we want to master best practice when it comes to teaching in a digital environment. So what do we need to consider when it comes to our teaching practice and techniques, to ensure that it is relevant to today’s learner ? How do we change what we do to effectively teach an increasingly diverse student population ? Walk away with valuable tools to help you reach today’s digital learner ’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland.
11-12 New ! 2019 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Catholic Education NSW State Conference
‘The conference provides a unique opportunity for those in leadership positions or areas responsible for incorporating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content and perspectives, to explore effective and culturally appropriate strategies, along with current practices that are targeted towards closing the gap in educational outcomes for students’.
Venue : Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, Lovedale, Cessnock, NSW.
11-13 New ! Creating Rubrics
‘Rubrics are an effective tool to evaluate learning and promote effective feedback practices. In this workshop, you will learn how to create and use rubrics to efficiently and consistently evaluate student work. You will discuss the qualities that make a rubric successful, while exploring best practices for grading and assessing students in the online environment’. Second presentation.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.
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.
12-13 2019 Religious Education Symposium : ...
Moving from Theory to Practice : Religious Education in the Classroom. ‘The symposium is designed for staff working in a variety of roles across the Catholic Education sector including Principals; Assistant Principals [Religious Education]; Teachers; Mission and Identity Leaders and Heads of Religious Education’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
13 Education Future Forum 2019
‘Bringing together the best of McCrindle’s research and analytics with The Excellence Centre’s hands-on experience and innovation, the Education Future Forum provides educational leaders and practitioners with input and dialogue on trends and best practice in education’.
Venue : Pacific Hills, Dural, NSW.
15-17 2019 AACSB Global Accreditation Conference
‘The Global Accreditation Conference addresses important issues affecting business schools, such as technology, faculty models, research impact, globalisation, and accountability, in the context of accreditation and through a contemporary lens’.
Venue : San Antonio Marriott Rivercentre, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
15-18 Developing Leaders Conference [National] 2019
Christian Education National. ‘Save the date. Further details and registration to come... ’.
Venue : Tasmania.
16-18 ** New ! AES 2019
‘Conference theme : Evaluation un-boxed. Evaluation can be a gift – with the potential to strengthen the lives of individuals and communities. This potential is best realised when evaluation is opened up to end users and when evaluators draw on the knowledge and practices of those they work with. Trans-disciplinary approaches and technological advances provide further possibilities. Join us to learn, create connections and shape the ever-evolving role of evaluation and evaluator. ** Conference workshops 15 and 19 September 2019’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
21-23 New ! The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Wantirna]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students 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 : KIOSC, Wantirna, Victoria.
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.
17-20 20th Australasian Research Management Society Conference 2019 [ARMS 2019]
Research management excellence and impact : it’s our business. ‘Are you interested in a conference program rich with content, which celebrates our profession ? Do you want to be involved to contribute, strengthen, and build the future of our society ? Or do you simply wish to take advantage of this fabulous learning opportunity, network with friends and colleagues ? Join us in Adelaide’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
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.
18-20 2019 English Australia Conference
‘The English Australia Conference is the largest annual gathering of teachers, teacher trainers, administrators, student support staff, marketers, managers and others involved in the delivery of English language intensive courses to overseas students [ELICOS] in Australia’.
Venue : Pullman Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
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 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 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.
23-25 New ! The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Ballarat]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students 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 : Federation University, Ballarat, Victoria.
23-25 New ! The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Gippsland]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students 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 : Federation University, Gippsland, Victoria.
23-27 18th APCChE Congress
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Sapporo, Japan.
24-26 New ! The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Toowoomba]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students 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 Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland.
25-27 New ! The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Canberra]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students 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 : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
25-28 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.
27-29 6th Asia Pacific Rim Confederation of Counsellors Conference [ACA 2019]
‘Conference Theme : Insight and Learnings from around the Pacific Rim; meeting your community’s mental health needs’.
Venue : Hilton Brisbane, Brisbane City, Queensland.
29/9-3/10 Tertiary Education Management Conference 2019
Distilling Ideas, Transforming Futures. ‘Another wonderful opportunity to share our ideas and discover how we can distil the brilliance in everyone to transform higher education through exploring alternative visions of the future. I would like to thank you for joining us on this exciting journey of opportunity to learn and grow and lead the way into the future of higher education’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
30/9-4/10 Train the Trainer [Brisbane]
Dr Anita Archer for Queensland Association of State School Principals. ‘Designed for teacher leaders and school leaders who want to improve and maintain the instructional delivery skills of their colleagues and teaching staff’.
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October 2019
Date Event
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 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
‘The Theme for the ASME XXII National 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. The ASME Conference will provide opportunities to discuss with Indigenous groups as well as with Australia’s Music Education Organisations, Institutions and Associations current research findings that underpin the imperative to deliver high quality best practice strategies to further the provision of music education for all.’.
Venue : University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia.
3-4 QAMT State Conference 2019
Catalysing Change. ‘We look forward to seeing you there as we explore the theme of Catalysing Change within both primary and secondary learning throughout the state’.
Venue : Emmaus College, Rockhampton, Queensland.
3-5 Leadership in Higher Education Conference
‘The conference was created to bring much-needed professional development resources to academic leaders. In a collaborative gathering of higher education professionals, we examine trends, strategies, and best practices through a combination of plenary presentations, concurrent sessions, poster sessions, and roundtable discussions’.
Venue : St Louis, Missouri, USA.
4-5 ACAL [Australian Council for Adult Literacy] Conference 2019
Critical re-imagining : adult literacy and numeracy practices for sustainable development. ‘This conference invites participants to consider the role of adult literacy and numeracy education in promoting this agenda including the most directly pertinent goal to our field: Goal 4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. Pre-conference Thursday 3rd October 2019.
Venue : Aerial Function Centre, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
4-5 International Conference on IT-based Mathematical Education [ICIME] 2019
‘IME 2019 will be the most comprehensive conference focused on the various aspects of advances in IT-based Mathematical Education. Our Conference provides a chance for academic and industry professionals to discuss recent progress in the area of IT-based Mathematical Education. 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 IT-based Mathematical Education’.
Venue : TBC, Singapore.
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 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 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 Updated ! 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.
11-12 EdTechTeam Adelaide Summit
‘Be inspired by keynote speakers throughout the two day Summit who will set the stage for your summit experience. We inspire and empower educators to change schools using the best learning principles and technology available’.
Venue : Immanuel College, Novar Gardens, South Australia.
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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24-10/14-11
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.
18-19 AUSIT National Conference 2019
‘This year’s conference theme is the world of interpreters and translators and interpreters and translators in the world’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Hobart, Tasmania.
18-19 The Reach Every Student conference [RESCON] 2019
‘The conference program has been mapped to the AALAS [Academy of Active Learning Arts and Sciences] Global Standards. Sessions cover across K-12 and Tertiary and are tagged for those New to Flipped Learning, wanting to learn more and those who are Early Adopters wanting to dive deeper’. Masterclass on Thursday 17 October with Jon Bergmann.
Venue : Griffith University, Queensland College of Arts, Southbank, Brisbane, Queensland.
19 New Activist Conference 2019
NSW Teachers Federation. ‘One delegate from each school Association will be funded by the Federation. In addition, the Federation will fund 20 Aboriginal members, 20 TAFE members and 5 Corrective Services members’.
Venue : Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
20-23 Updated ! LIANZA Conference 2019
‘Our conference theme focuses on the wellbeing and success of our people and invites us to examine our current practices, approaches and services to our families and communities. The vision for the LIANZA 2019 Conference is for all participants to share, gift, reciprocate and collaborate using the elements of va feiloai [respectful relationships], mafana [warmth], ofa [love], malie [humour] through talanoa [shared dialogue]’.
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.
21-25 48th Annual Conference and the 23rd International Forum on Research on School Librarianship - IASL 2019
‘The conference is dedicated to the advancement of theory and practice in school librarianship. The theme of the 2019 Conference is Convergence – Empowering – Transformation : School Libraries’.
Venue : Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik Hotel 4, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
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.
28-31 iNACOL Symposium 2019
‘iNACOL’s annual conference is the industry’s leading event shaping the future of K-12 education. Experts, practitioners, educators, policymakers and researchers gather and work to transform education. This year’s theme is Shining a Light on the Future of Learning’.
Venue : Palm Springs Convention Centre, Palm Springs, California, USA.
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.
29-31 CEBIT Australia 2019
‘CEBIT Australia will bring together traditional technology specifiers and buyers along with the new breed of technology savvy professional whose roles have been rewritten by the disruptive forces of technology’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
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.
31 Ingenuity
‘Creating our technology future, Ingenuity is an interactive showcase of university student projects exploring real-life applications of engineering, computer and mathematical sciences’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.

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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 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 Updated ! LIME Connection VIII
‘This years theme is Pouhine Poutama : Embedding Indigenous Health Education. The conference will encourage strengths based presentations relating to Indigenous health teaching and learning, curriculum development and research; community engagement; and the recruitment and graduation of Indigenous students in the health professions’.
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.
7-8 Updated ! 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.
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 Updated ! 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 Updated ! 2019 EPHEA Conference
‘The theme of the conference is Enabling Excellence through Equity. The aim of the conference is to bring together equity practitioners in higher education to highlight and share knowledge on best practice in student and staff equity’.
Venue : University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW.
26-28 Updated ! 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
Date Event
1-5 Updated ! 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 : Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, 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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January 2020
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30-31 International Conference on Childhood Education and Designing Instructions [ICCEDI] 2020
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 Childhood Education and Designing Instructions. 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, Sydney, NSW.

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February 2020
Date Event
1-2 International Conference on Distance Education and Virtual Learning [ICDEVL] 2020
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 Distance Education and Virtual Learning’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
11-13 VALA 2020
The theme of the conference is Focus on the Future. ‘The conference environment offers inspiration and collaboration. We welcome the diverse community that contributes to our industry, our students, practitioners, academics and vendors, colleagues and competitors. It is a safe and respectful place where you can take risks, challenge yourself, ask questions and invite feedback, and where we can all learn from our shared experiences’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.

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March 2020
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28-29 International Conference on Global Education Policy, Management and Leadership [ICGEPML] 2020
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 Global Education Policy, Management and Leadership’.
Venue : TBC, Singapore.
28-29 International Conference on Special Education, Individual Differences and Needs [ICSEIDN] 2020
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 Special Education, Individual Differences and Needs’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

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April 2020
Date Event
5-7 World Literacy Summit 2020
The summit ‘will serve as a unique opportunity for delegates to collaborate, share ideas and learn. It provides a platform for debate, discussion, and sharing of knowledge between some of the world’s most ardent literacy and educational leaders, institutions, organisations and pioneers’. Learn. Empower. Collaborate.
Venue : Sheldonian, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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May 2020
Date Event
4-5 Stockholm International Conference of Research in Vocational Education and Training
‘A forum for discussion and dissemination of state of the art research in VET. A space for international networking and cooperation’.
Venue : Several Venues, Stockholm, Sweden.
4-7 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.
18-20 2020 International Conference on Networked Learning [NLC]
‘The biennial Networked Learning Conference has been an opportunity to participate in a forum for the critical examination and analysis of research in networked learning – particularly in Higher Education and lifelong learning’.
Venue : Kolding, Denmark.

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June 2020
Date Event
3-6 6th Conference of The International Society for the Linguistics of English [ISLE6]
‘The conference theme for ISLE 6 is Evolving English and the Digital Era. ISLE 6 seeks to assess the impact of digitisation in English linguistics and in the study of its varieties. We hope to be a venue for state-of-the-art presentations that highlight how digitisation can [or cannot] benefit the study of English linguistics and how it could help us understand its past and present and possibly predict its future paths’.
Venue : University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland .

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July 2020
Date Event
6-9 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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August 2020
Date Event
2-7 34th ISME World Conference 2020
‘The theme is Visions of Equity and Diversity. The call for papers for this event is now open’.
Venue : Sibelius Academy, UniArts Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.
9-14 World Congress of Applied Linguistics
The dynamics of language, communication and culture in a changing world’. Initial information only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : MartiniPlaza, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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September 2020
Date Event
23-25 ALLA 2020 Conference
‘A biennial event hosted by the Australian Law Librarians’ Association’.
Venue : QT Hotel, Canberra, ACT.

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October 2020
Date Event
28-30 2020 National Nurse Education Conference
The theme for the conference is Inspire, Motivate, Educate. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Seaworld, Gold Coast, Queensland.

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November 2020
Date Event
19-21 2020 ASHE Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates. Preconference - November 18-19, 2020.
Venue : Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

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December 2020
Date Event
2-3 International Conference on Educational Policies and Learning Strategies [ICEPLS] 2020
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 Educational Policies and Learning Strategies’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

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