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Conferences & Events

conference [n.]

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

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.

June 2018
Date Event
1 New ! The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Perth] - Generation Next
‘Leading experts deliver up to date, authoritative information. A practically oriented, multi-disciplinary approach to common issues impacting the wellbeing of young people’.
Venue : Winthrop Hall, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia.
1-3 3rd FIEP Asia Conference on Physical Education and Sport 2018 [ACPES 2018]
‘This conference has brought together a tremendous and rich diversity of authors and speakers from USA, UK, China, Australia, New Zealand, Poland, India, Sri Lanka, Croatia, Slovakia, Turkey, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
1-3 The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2018 [ACCS 2018]
‘The conference will bring together a range of academics, independent researchers, artists and activists to explore the challenges that we face in the twenty-first century. While we have every right to fear the future, we also have agency in creating that future’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
3-7 LiHE Aegina Greece 2018
‘Improving University Teaching and Learning through E-Learning’.
Venue : .
4-5 New ! Interpreting and Translating the Reggio Emilia Approach [Gold Coast]
‘The focus of the workshop will be to co-construct and further shape our understandings on an educational approach based upon a pedagogy of listening and observation, where learning is experienced as ever engaging, beautiful and enchanting in which the children play a central and active role in their continued meaning-making adventure’.
Venue : TBC, Gold Coast, Queensland.
4-7 Agents of Change MGA National Conference 2018
‘The MGA2018 conference will include a full program of speakers, workshops, masterclasses, social activities and extended tours, with multiple opportunities for interaction between delegates and sponsors and for showcasing products and services’.
Venue : Meat Market, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-7 International Network of Research Management Societies International Conference
‘The Congress will feature a variety of plenary sessions, seminars and workshops covering key research management topics, specifically exploring our theme, Promoting Global Research Management, Supporting Global Research Challenges’.
Venue : Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland.
5-7 THE Young Universities Summit 2018
The theme of the conference is ‘Young universities coming of age : the future is here’.
Venue : University of South Florida, Florida, USA.
5-8 2018 International Consortium for Educational Development [ICED]
‘The Conference Theme is Institutional Change : Voices, Identities, Power, and Outcomes. More details from the site’.
Venue : Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
6-7 International Conference on Human Computing, Education and Information Management System 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 these fields’.
Venue : Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
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 New ! AITD National Conference 2018
In partnership with EduTECH. ‘Information coming soon’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
6-8 EduBuild 2018
‘EduBUILD is Australia’s largest education buildings and infrastructure conference and trade show for education leaders and decision-makers involved in design, construction, renovation, maintenance, operation and management of buildings for schools, colleges and universities’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
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 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 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 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.
7-8 New ! Positive Schools 2018 Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference
‘Over 2 full days, more than 30 leading experts from around the world will challenge us and inspire us to create exceptional education in exceptional schools. Education that supports equity and diversity. Specifically for all Primary and Secondary Teachers, School Leaders, School Psychologists and Allied Professionals’.
Venue : SMC Centre, Sydney, NSW.
8 New ! The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People & Kids in Cyberspace [Melbourne] - Generation Next
‘Responding to the challenges posed by a rapidly changing online environment, in 2018 Generation Next is hosting a unique parallel event dedicated to promoting the healthy use of technology and young people’s wellbeing in cyberspace’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
8-9 New ! The Learning Environment as the Third Teacher [Gold Coast]
‘The focus of the workshop will offer the participants an opportunity to reflect upon their present environment as a space and place of learning and broaden understandings on the meaning of environment as an evolving space specific to each learner’s context’.
Venue : TBC, Gold Coast, Queensland.
8-10 2018 AASE National Conference
‘The Conference aims to provide participants the opportunity to listen, share and learn from a range of exceptional keynote speakers, invited guests and concurrent presenters. We anticipate this year’s conference will challenge participants to think about and reflect on how we create connections with students, families, and staff’.
Venue : Cairns, Queensland.
9-13 DIS 2018
‘The premier international arena where designers and computer scientists meet to debate and shape the future of interactive systems design and practice’.
Venue : The School of Design, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China.
11-12 L3 2018 - 7th Language, Literature and Linguistics Conference
‘The conference on L3 will examine the various issues and factors that intervene at the interface of language and literature, technology and the Digital Humanities, not least, the diverse cultural context(s) in which all of these are situated’.
Venue : Hotel Fort Canning, Singapore.
11-15 2018 International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems
‘The theme of ITS 2018 Conference traces the evolution of the academic and research achievements of the series of conferences from its birth up to now and explores its 30 years scientific impact in the field’.
Venue : Montreal, Canada.
12-13 4th Singapore International Conference on Social Science and Humanities [ICSSH] 2018
Global Association for Humanities and Social Science Research. ‘Recent research trends in social sciences for development of’ multiple areas. Other issues of interest related to social science and humanities.
Venue : Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Executive Centre, Singapore.
12-13 New ! Playful Literacy : Supporting Early Literacy Development for 3-8 Year Olds [Gold Coast]
‘We will explore literacy in its natural habitat : a child’s playful exploration of the world. Teachers will think about the role of play, materials and the physical learning environment in children’s literacy development, reading and writing in a world that is increasingly digital, but our learning is still deeply rooted in hands-on explorations’.
Venue : TBC, Gold Coast, Queensland.
12-14 New ! Adult and Community Education Conference 2018
‘Save this date. More details coming soon ...’.
Venue : Te Wharewaka o Aotearoa, Wellington, New Zealand.
12-14 New ! 2018 Annual New South Wales Secondary Principals’ Council Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Twin Towns Services Club, Tweed Heads, NSW.
13-14 7th International Conference on Teaching, Education and Learning [ICTEL] 2018
Association of Teaching Education and Learning. ‘New ideas, innovations, theoretical, methodological and empirical knowledge, and problem solving techniques in multiple disciplines, themes and areas of education’.
Venue : Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Executive Centre, Singapore.
14-15 New ! Playful Learning : Promoting​ ​ Children’s​ ​Creative​ ​Learning​ ​through​ ​Play [Gold Coast]
‘Focuses on how creative experiences drive learning, with a special focus on problem solving and social interactions. Participants will learn about materials and the learning environment as factors in children’s playful, exploratory learning’.
Venue : TBC, Gold Coast, Queensland.
18-20 The Fifth International Symposium on Chinese Language and Discourse [5th ISCLD]
‘A biennial international symposium that advances the exchange of scholarship and emphasizes an empirical orientation in functional discourse studies of the Chinese language. The theme of the 2018 symposium is Chinese Language in Action : Discourse, Literature, Culture and Education’.
Venue : University of Sydney, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
19-20 New ! The Fifth International Symposium on Chinese Language and Discourse [ISCLD]
‘A biennial international symposium that advances the exchange of scholarship and emphasizes an empirical orientation in functional discourse studies of the Chinese language. The theme of the 2018 symposium is Chinese Language in Action : Discourse, Literature, Culture and Education’.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
19-21 International Science Education Conference 2018 Singapore
‘The theme “Re-searching science education: Same issues from different lenses” aims to provide a platform for intellectual dialogue on issues in science education using alternative lenses. Many problems in science education are not new, but can be addressed with new lenses to identify different or unique strategies and solutions’.
Venue : National Institute of Education, Singapore.
20-22 2018 Women’s Leadership Program
Leadership Victoria. ‘Designed for C-suite, executive leaders, and developed by women leaders for women leaders, this program takes you out of your comfort zone and into a journey of self-discovery and development, exploring leadership across complex boundaries, with and without authority’.
Venue : Chateau Yering, Melba Highway, Yering, Victoria.
20-22 New ! KES International Conference on Smart Education and E-Learning
‘a major international forum for the presentation of innovative ideas, approaches, technologies, systems, findings and outcomes of research and design and development projects in the emerging areas of smart education, strategies and approaches for smart teaching, learning, and e-learning, applications of smart technology and smart systems in education and e-learning, smart classrooms and smart universities, and knowledge-based smart society’.
Venue : Mantra on View Hotel, Gold Coast, Queensland.
20-22 National Volunteering Conference 2018
‘NVC18 will provide a forum for not for profit leaders, managers of volunteers, researchers and policy contributors to advance and strengthen the volunteering sector through knowledge sharing and discussion’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
21-22 Singapore Conference on Applied Psychology [SCAP 2018]
‘We invite researchers and practitioners from all fields of psychology research and practice to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Applied Psychology’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Outram Road, Singapore.
21-22 New ! Women and Leadership Symposium Sydney
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : Shangri-La Hotel, Cumberland St, Sydney, NSW.
22 New ! The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Canberra] - Generation Next
‘Leading experts deliver up to date, authoritative information. A practically oriented, multi-disciplinary approach to common issues impacting the wellbeing of young people’.
Venue : Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music Building 100, Canberra, ACT.
22-24 2nd Australia and New Zealand Conference on Advanced Research [ANZCAR 2018]
‘The main theme of this conference is “Share the Possibilities”. The conference will cover every topic from the areas of Business, Education, Social Sciences and ICT. Internationally-recognised scholars will participate in the event to present their latest research and best practices.’.
Venue : Rydges on Swanston, Melbourne, Victoria.
23-27 2018 International Conference on the Learning Sciences [ICLS]
Rethinking learning in the digital age : Making the Learning Sciences count. ‘Hosts keynotes, symposia, workshops, panels, submitted paper sessions, poster sessions, and demos covering timely and important issues and reporting research findings across the entire field of the learning sciences. Each conference has had invited keynotes and sessions centred on timely themes’.
Venue : Institute of Education, University College London, London, UK.
24-26 APRU Annual Presidents Meeting 2018
‘Leaders of APRU member universities meet to interact on issues relating to higher education and to the future of the consortium’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : National Taiwan University, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan.
24-29 The Aurora Institute for Emerging Leaders
‘The Institute for Emerging Leaders is an annual five day program for those who have been identified as potential leaders by their own organisation and have had two years experience in a supervisory or management role’.
Venue : Q Station, Manly, NSW.
24-30 Digital Humanities Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Mexico City, Mexico.
25-29 EdMedia + Innovate Learning [AACE]
‘This annual conference offers a forum for the discussion and exchange of research, development, and applications on all topics related to Innovation and Education’.
Venue : Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
26-30 International Congress of Applied Psychology 2018
‘The CPA’s annual convention unites almost 2 000 psychologists and psychology students in workshops, presentations and posters that span over 33 subject areas of psychology’.
Venue : Montréal, Québec, Canada.
27-30 Sociolinguistics Symposium 22 [SS22] 2018
‘The SS22 theme will focus on the interconnections [and fissures] across disciplinary, epistemological and geographical spaces in sociolinguistics at the present time and in relation to [re]situating current key developments [such as the multilingual turn and superdiversity]’.
Venue : The University of Auckland Business School, Auckland, New Zealand.
28-30 2018 International Society for Language Studies Conference
‘The conference will bring together Canadian and global scholars in language studies, national and international administrators and language program directors, graduate students, educators, and practitioners. The theme of the conference will be “Intersections of Language Studies and Social/Political Movements, Activism, and Participation”’.
Venue : Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
28/6-1/7 Western Sydney Careers Expo 2018
‘Western Sydney Careers Expo celebrates its 8th year in 2018’.
Venue : The Dome, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.
29/6-1/7 2018 Early Education and Care Conference
‘The conference provides a unique opportunity for educators to hear the latest from the early education sector’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.

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July 2018
Date Event
1-4 ANZAHPE 2018
‘The Conference’s mixture of invited speakers, in-depth educational offerings, and important delegate opportunities for contribution and discussion, make it a “must attend” event for all in the health professional educators’ community’.
Venue : Grand Chanellor Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania.
2-5 HERDSA 2018
The theme of the conference is ‘[Re]Valuing Higher Education’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.
3-5 22nd Asian Studies Association of Australia Biennial Conference
‘The biennial Asian Studies Association of Australia conference is the largest gathering of experts working on Asia in the southern hemisphere’.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
5 New ! Women and Leadership Symposium Canberra
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : Hyatt Hotel, Commonwealth Ave, Yarralumla, ACT.
8-10 2018 AASE Conference
Creating Connections : Developing Personal and Social Capabilities. We anticipate this year’s conference will challenge participants to think about and reflect on how we create connections with students, families, and staff’.
Venue : Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland.
8-11 2018 ISBC Annual Conference
‘We invite all outstanding teachers, leading researchers, and educational innovators to embrace the 2018 theme “Our Boys, Their Future : Learning to Lead” and share your wisdom and experience with colleagues from around the world’.
Venue : Southport School, Gold Coast, Queensland.
8-11 NZALT 2018 Conference – Exploring Other Worlds through Languages
‘Join your colleagues across languages to engage in presentations on innovative practices, emerging trends and research-informed practices, invigorate your teaching with new ideas from colleagues and experts, share your practices and inspire others’ and more.
Venue : Owen G Glenn Building, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
8-11 AATE/ALEA National Conference [The Art of English]
‘This year's conference theme is The Art of English : Language, Literature, Literacy. A range of keynote and concurrent sessions will address our theme and there will be a variety of quality offerings to meet the professional learning needs of English and literacy educators, including a number of Australian writers and creators from all a wide range of settings’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
8-13 ICOTS 10
‘The main purpose of ICOTS is to give statistics educators and professionals around the world the opportunity to exchange information, ideas and experiences, to present recent innovation and research in the field of statistics education, and to expand their range of collaborators’.
Venue : Kyoto, Japan.
8-13 World Dance Congress 2018
‘The 2018 Congress will be centred on four interwoven concepts: dance, generations, connecting, and learning. Participants will include infants, young people and adults, from countries all over the world and from diverse backgrounds and experiences’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
10-12 THE Teaching Excellence Summit 2018
‘For the first time, Times Higher Education will dedicate a summit purely to teaching; celebrating achievement and exploring how to advance the practice towards greater success and impact in the 21st century’.
Venue : University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland.
10-14 ISRA Bi-Annual World Meeting
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Université of Paris Descartes, Paris, France.
15-17 New ! CaSPA 2018 Conference
‘A Conference specifically designed for those in Senior Leadership of Catholic Primary and Secondary Schools in Australia’.
Venue : Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland.
15-18 International Round Table Symposiums - Childhood Education
‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to Early Childhood Education, Children’s Literature, Special and Gifted Education, School Administration and Leadership, Education Trends, K-12 Schools, School Governance and Education Law’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
15-19 ISSBD Biennial Meeting 2018
‘The mission is to promote scientific research on human development throughout the lifespan and application of relevant findings in the world’.
Venue : The Star Gold Coast, Broadbeach, Queensland.
15-20 ISME Conference 2018
‘Connecting music educators across the world, developing networks, impact and reach. Conference theme : Life’s Journey Through Music’.
Venue : Baku, Azerbaijan.
15-21 XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology
‘Congress will focus on how scholars, public intellectuals, policy makers, journalists and activists from diverse fields can and do contribute to our understanding of power, violence and justice’.
Venue : Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada.
16-18 21st World Nursing Education Conference
The conference will have a ‘theme “Technology Innovations in Nursing Education”’.
Venue : Novotel Melbourne St Kilda, Saint Kilda, Victoria.
17-18 Asia-Singapore Conference on Sport Science [ACSS 2018]
‘The two-day Conference will offer participants the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and best practices in the world of Sport Science. Leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars will attend to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Sport Science’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Outram Road, Singapore.
18-21 International Round Table Symposiums - Literature, Language and the Arts
‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to Literature, Children’s Literature [Kidslit], Women in Literature, Language, Allusions to God in Literature, The History of Literature and The Two Cultures’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
19-21 Fifth International Conference on Language, Literature and Society 2018 [LLS2018]
‘The LLS is renowned for its high level attendance, thought-leading and cutting edge content, unrivaled networking opportunities and presenter friendly atmosphere. This research conference attracts more high profile linguists, poets, literary critics and language teachers from around the world than any other event in the region’.
Venue : Hotel Ibis Styles, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
21-22 2018 Queensland Work & Skills Expo
‘The focus of the Queensland Work and Skills Expo will be on VET courses, Apprenticeships and Traineeships, Certificate Courses, Employment opportunities, Hands-on Activities and more’.
Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane, Queensland.
21-22 2018 Tertiary Studies Expo [TSXPO]
‘Australia’s largest tertiary studies expo, offers a unique opportunity for anyone interested in starting, changing or upgrading their career ! Featuring many local, interstate and overseas education providers. students services and support agencies’.
Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane, Queensland.
21-26 ISAAC Conference 2018
‘An organisation working to improve the lives of children and adults with complex communication needs. The latest in research and clinical innovations, workshops, seminars, exhibits,’ and more.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
24 2018 Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo
‘The region’s most comprehensive careers, employment and training expo that offers visitors the latest information on tertiary studies, further training, hands on demonstrations and employment opportunities’.
Venue : Calvary Centre, Tanawha, Queensland.
24-25 New ! Women and Leadership Symposium Melbourne
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : RACV City Club, Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-27 2018 AIFS Conference
‘Join leading thinkers and change-makers at the Australian Institute of Family Studies 2018 Conference, which will look ahead and ask : what does the future for families look like ?’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-27 2018 International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
‘2018 Special Focus - Autonomy in Times of Turmoil : What to Make of the Social ?’.
Venue : University of Granada, Granada, Spain.
25-27 AIFS 2018 Conference
‘Join leading thinkers and change-makers at the Australian Institute of Family Studies 2018 Conference, which will look ahead and ask : what does the future for families look like ? What are the challenges and opportunities and how prepared are we ?’
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
26-27 Asia-Pacific Conference on Economics & Finance [APEF 2018]
‘APEF 2018 is the gathering place for economists and financial experts from academia, government, and the private sector to present their research results, exchange ideas and network. This year’s sessions will look at how protectionist policies are affecting the world economy’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Outram Road, Singapore.
27 New ! The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Adelaide] - Generation Next
‘Leading experts deliver up to date, authoritative information. A practically oriented, multi-disciplinary approach to common issues impacting the wellbeing of young people’.
Venue : Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, South Australia.
30/7-2/8 Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018 /LIANZA joint 2018 Conference
ALIA, Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa [LIANZA], and Library Association of Singapore [LAS] are delighted to announce their first joint conference between the three associations’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland.

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August 2018
Date Event
1 New ! Women and Leadership Symposium Darwin
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : Darwin Convention Centre, Stokes Hill Rd, Darwin City, Northern Territory.
1-9 ICM 2018
‘During these nine days, some of the world’s best researchers in Mathematics and related areas will come together to share knowledge and take part in various activities, from prizes and technical talks to outreach events’.
Venue : Riocentro, Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
3 New ! The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People & Kids in Cyberspace [Sydney] - Generation Next
‘Responding to the challenges posed by a rapidly changing online environment, in 2018 Generation Next is hosting a unique parallel event dedicated to promoting the healthy use of technology and young people’s wellbeing in cyberspace’.
Venue : Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, NSW.
6 2018 Townsville Careers Expo
‘The region’s most comprehensive careers, employment and training expo that offers visitors the latest information on tertiary studies, further training, hands on demonstrations and employment opportunities’.
Venue : Townsville Staium, Murray Sports Complex, Townsville, Queensland.
10 2018 Queensland Schools VET Conference
‘The Conference will bring together both leading experts and industry bodies to educate, empower and inspire VET practitioners from QLD schools. The Conference’s streams cater to RTO Managers, VET Teachers, Principals and Deputy Principals’.
Venue : Hilton Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
12-15 Crossroads in Cultural Studies 2018
‘A major international conference where scholars from all five continents gather regularly to exchange research, views, and insights’.
Venue : Shanghai University, Shanghai, China.
13-17 XXII Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association
‘Featuring a plenary lecture by an eminent speaker and several parallel sessions of shorter oral presentations spanning a diverse range of mineralogical topics. Additional science content, changing on a daily basis, will be presented in extensive poster halls’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
15-17 New ! 27th National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference - ‘No Frills’ 2018
‘a well-known annual national conference where researchers and practitioners in the vocational education and training sector come together to present, discuss and share information about key issues confronting the sector. By partnering with New Zealand, next year’s conference will provide an excellent opportunity to highlight international evidence for bench-marking policy best practice’.
Venue : Aerial UTS Function Centre, University oif Technology, Sydney, NSW.
16 Go Girl 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria.
17-19 SkillsWest Careers Expo
‘Western Australia’s leading, largest and most attended careers event that enables visitors to explore tertiary and VET course options, find traineeships, apprenticeships and plan new career pathways’.
Venue : Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
22 New ! Women and Leadership Symposium Hobart
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
23-24 New ! International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Computing 2018 [CETiC ’18]
‘The conference will draw together researchers and developers from academia and industry’.
Venue : London Metropolitan University, London, UK.
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2018 Igniting Leadership Program
Leadership Victoria. ‘The Igniting Leadership Program provides an outstanding opportunity for potential and current leaders to build their leadership skills and capacity’.
Venue : Leadership Victoria, Old Treasury Building, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-30 IFLA World Library And Information Congress
‘Our theme, “Transform Libraries, Transform Societies” with the additional tagline : “Reaching out to the hard to reach” was chosen in recognition of the critical role played by libraries in the development of a nation particularly in their ability to transform societie’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
26-30 International Society for Clinical Biostatistics and Australian Statistical Conference 2018
‘The aim of this conference is to bring together a broad range of statistical researchers across a variety of research areas to facilitate the international exchange of theory, methods and applications’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
28-30 AHRI National Convention and Exhibition 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
29/8-1/9 New ! 2018 ISCHE Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Berlin, Germany.
30-31 New ! 2018 Aspect Autism in Education Conference
‘By bridging the gap between research and practice, the Aspect Autism in Education Conference will highlight evidence-informed programs and practices that can be applied in classrooms and schoolyards, so that every student can feel more supported. The conference theme : Shaping Successful Futures, focuses on providing appropriate education provisions and ensuring equal access to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and young people on the autism spectrum across Australia’.
Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
30-31 The Singapore Education Technology Conference [SETC 2018]
‘An exclusive gathering for teacher educators and affiliated organizations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of technology in education. This year’s sessions will look at the changes in the education sector brought by digital disruptions’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Outram Rd, Singapore.

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

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October 2018
Date Event
1-4 Kodaly National Conference 2018
‘The Kodály National Conference New Horizons : Diverse Perspectives, Shared Journey invites music educators and the broader community to reflect on new possibilities in Kodály-inspired research and practice’.
Venue : TBC, Perth, Western Australia.
1-5 New ! International Conference on Physics Education [ICPE] 2018
‘The main objective of the International Conference on Physics Education is to attract physics educators, postgraduate students, teachers, researchers and policy makers working in physics educational research and in physics education. Participants are expected from schools, colleges, universities and governments from all parts of the world’.
Venue : Misty Hills Hotel and Conference Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa.
2-5 Australian Council for Computers in Education [ACCE] 2018
‘The theme of the 2018 conference is ImpaCT, and our presenters will be given the challenge of demonstrating how we can ensure maximum effect on student learning using the technologies we employ. Additionally, we will be doing a health check on the rollout of Technology Curriculum and ensuring the many resources produced to support this can be shared’.
Venue : Royal Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, NSW.
2-5 The Australian Council of TESOL Associations International Conference 2018
‘This conference will contribute to the ongoing examination of the theories and practices underpinning the TESOL field, and will project into future directions, whether as policy, pedagogy, materials design, assessment or community involvement’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
3-4 ipadpaloozagc
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Gold Coast, Queensland.
3-5 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.
4-5 ICAES 2018 : 20th International Conference on Aerobic Exercise and Strength
‘Providing a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Aerobic Exercise and Strength’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, NSW.
4-7 CLESOL Conference 2018
‘The theme of the conference is Transforming our Landscape, chosen for language users and teachers to reflect shifting perspectives in the diversity of language use in society language learning, teaching and teacher training social and educational policy decisions which affect us’.
Venue : Christ’s College, Christchurch, New Zealand.
5-7 CLESOL Conference 2018
‘The conference is a platform for connecting conversation and actions about teaching, learning, equity, and diversity as they impact at family, community, professional and policy level’.
Venue : Christ’s College, Christchurch, New Zealand.
8-9 New ! 20th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries 2018
‘The premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world’.
Venue : New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania, New York, N.Y., USA.
8-10 New ! 2018 WFCP World Congress
‘Brings together community colleges and polytechnics from around the world and experts in professional and vocational education and training. The 2018 World Congress will focus on action based solutions’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
11-12 New ! Breakthrough Strategies to Teach & Counsel Troubled Students
‘We wrote the book on problem kids, and we teach the class’.
Venue : Portland, Oregon, USA.
14-18 Australian Geoscience Council Convention, AGCC 2018
Big Issues and Ideas in Geoscience. Covering all aspects of Geoscience, with technical themes covering theoretical and applied Geoscience, mineral and energy resources, environmental and societal science, Geoscience education and communication, and emerging technologies’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
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2018 Igniting Leadership Program
Leadership Victoria. ‘The Igniting Leadership Program provides an outstanding opportunity for potential and current leaders to build their leadership skills and capacity’.
Venue : Leadership Victoria, Old Treasury Building, Melbourne, Victoria.
22-24 4th Biennial Australasian Implementation Conference [AIC]
‘The AIC will be hosted alongside the What Works Global Summit 2018 in partnership with the Campbell Collaboration. The combined conference will bring you all the latest evidence and implementation science strategies, helping you improve policies, practices, and outcomes across the social services and international development sectors’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
22-24 New ! The Global Evidence and Implementation Summit [GEIS] 2018
The summit ‘will bring together world leaders in the generation and use of rigorous evidence in policy and programs. The summit will share the latest evidence synthesis and implementation science research and practice strategies for improving the lives of individuals, families and communities worldwide’.
Venue : 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.

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November 2018
Date Event
12-14 APERA - ERAS Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Singapore.
21-23 New ! 5th International STEM in Education Conference 2018
‘The conference program involves in-depth research presentations, professional conversations about best practice, engaging panel discussions and symposia, and practical presentations that enable delegates to explore and develop new ideas about integrated STEM education’.
Venue : Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland.
26-27 New ! High Reliability Schools Institute
‘The Marzano High Reliability Schools™ framework has helped educators around the world drive continuous improvement in their schools. Open to all teachers and administrators, this event dives deep into the framework, offering specific guidance on how to achieve the highest levels of school effectiveness’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
29-30 20th International Conference on Adult Education Systems 2018
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Adult Education Systems’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
29-30 20th International Conference on Higher Education Systems
‘Provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Higher Education System’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
29-30 20th International Conference on Mathematical Education 2018
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Mathematical Education’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

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

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2019
Date Event
14-16 Jan. 2019 ACHPER International Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Canberra, ACT.
2-3 Feb. 21st International Conference on Educational Quality and Innovative Teaching Models [ICEQITM 2019]
‘Aiming to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Educational Quality and Innovative Teaching Models’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
11-15 Feb. ALIA Information Online 2019 Conference
‘Conference is the biggest event in information professional’s calendar. The conference attracts over one thousand influential professionals from all sectors of the library industry. It has a multi-sector focus and provides a unique opportunity for organisations to promote and showcase their products and services to a targeted and influential delegate group’.
Venue : Hilton Hotel Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
28 Feb.-3 March International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation [ICLDC6]
‘Check back here in early 2018 for more information about ICLDC 6 - the tenth anniversary of the ICLDC conference’.
Venue : Imin International Conference Centre, Honolulu, Hawaii.
19-22 May New ! Theta 2019 [The Tipping Point]
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Wollongong, NSW.
31 May-2 June New ! CBCA Biennial National Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Canberra, ACT.
25-28 June International Society on Early Intervention Conference 2018
‘Held in conjunction with Early Childhood Intervention Australia. The theme of the ISEI 2019 conference, “Research to Practice in Early Intervention : An International Perspective”, is very timely as early intervention programs are increasingly being brought to scale all over the world’.
Venue : Internation Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
15-17 July International Transforming Education Conference [ITEC 2019]
‘Save the date. Everything’s booked. Planning is underway. Excitement is growing. More information soon’.
Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.
4-10 Aug. ICPhS2019 [International Congress of the Phonetic Sciences]
‘Website coming soon. In the meantime, click here to submit your expression of interest to attend or to receive further information as it becomes available’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

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