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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.

March 2018
Date Event
1-3 New ! Women’s Leadership and Empowerment Conference 2018
‘This highly exciting and challenging international Conference is intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, educational leaders, policy makers, industry representatives, advanced students, and others’.
Venue : Bangkok, Thailand.
2-4 6th Asia Pacific Conference on Advanced Research [APCAR 2018]
‘The main theme of this conference is “Meeting the Challenge”. 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.
3-7 New ! 2018 NASPA Annual Conference
‘The NASPA Annual Conference is a global gathering of student affairs educators passionate about critical higher education issues’.
Venue : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
5 The Big Meet Hobart 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Activities Centre, Sandy Bay Campus, University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania.
5-7 New ! Education and Development Conference 2018
‘This highly exciting and challenging international Conference on education 2018 is intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, educational leaders, policy makers, industry representatives, advanced students, and others’.
Venue : Bangkok, Thailand.
5-7 New ! INTED 2018
‘One of the largest international education conferences for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector. It has become a reference event where more than 700 experts from 80 countries will get together to present their projects and share their knowledge on teaching and learning methodologies and innovations on educational technology’.
Venue : Valencia, Spain.
5-8 New ! SXSW EDU 2018
‘The SXSW EDU Conference & Festival cultivates and empowers a community of engaged stakeholders to advance teaching and learning’.
Venue : Austin, Texas, USA.
6-7 New ! A Blueprint to the Social Library
‘A two day showcase of Real Case Studies, Practical Strategies and Best Practices from Across the Library Space’.
Venue : Novotel on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
7-9 New ! ICEIT 2018
‘The aim of the conference is to provide a platform to the researchers and practitioners from both academia as well as industry to meet and share cutting-edge development in the field’.
Venue : Oxford, United Kingdom.
7-10 New ! 2018 HERA Conference
‘The wide-ranging span of the Humanities provides the finest range of approaches and methodologies to explore the vast array of concepts and themes within the humanities throughout the world’.
Venue : Chicago, Illinois, USA..
8-10 New ! International Conference on Universities and Women’s Studies 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Hong Kong.
9 The Big Meet Melbourne 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Palladium at Crown, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria.
10-13 New ! ACE 2018
‘A diverse agenda, offering sessions that will unpack the political, policy, and practical issues impacting the decisions you make every day. Sessions will also address leadership, diversity, internationalisation, technology, attainment, and more’.
Venue : Marriott Marquis, Washington, DC, USA..
11-13 New ! 2018 AACSB Assessment and Impact Conference
‘Your opportunity to explore current trends and global best practices, network with peers and experienced accreditation volunteers, and get a glimpse at what peer institutions are doing to stay current in assessment and assurance of learning’.
Venue : Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
11-14 New ! Annual International Conference on Childhood Education 2018
The International Round Table Symposium. ‘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 Educaton Law’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
13-15 New ! Asia-Pacific Conference on Education, Social Studies and Psychology 2018
‘An international platform for scholars, researchers and practitioners to discuss interdisciplinary research and practices in the fields of Economics, Education, Humanities and Culture Studies, Law, Literature and Linguistics, Psychology, Social Studies and all sub-fields’.
Venue : Grand Victoria Hotel, Taipei City, Taiwan.
14-17 New ! Annual International Conference on Women and Education 2018
The International Round Table Symposium. ‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to Women and the University, Girls’ Education, Women and Careers, Women’s Writing, Women in Literature, Women in History, Women and Social Justice, Women and Religion and Women and Sports’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College in the University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
15 The Big Meet Perth 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
15-16 New ! 2018 Spring Global Management Conference
‘The aim of Global Conference on Leadership and Management is to provide an opportunity for leaders and managers from various fields to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of administrators’.
Venue : Hampton Inn & Suites, Riverside, California, USA.
15-17 New ! 21CL Global Education Leadership Summit
‘We want to bring schools who have innovative programs and structures to share with their peers around the world’. Dr Andy Hargreaves will provide the Keynote presentation.
Venue : Bangkok, Thailand.
16 The Big Meet Adelaide 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.
17-18 Brisbane Reinvent Your Career Expo
‘This event is designed to help adults find their career passion whilst providing them with the knowledge to turn that passion into a reality’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
19 New ! Agile Schools Summit 2018
‘The annual Agile Schools Summit is about empowering teacher learning by creating a shared professional space for senior school and system leaders to engage in deep thinking. This day will give you the space to percolate new ideas, provoke routined thinking, and adopt tactful ways forward’.
Venue : Amora Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
19-23 New ! CAA Conference 2018
‘Through diverse case studies from all over the world, the conference will show new technical approaches and best practice from various archaeological and computer-science disciplines’.
Venue : University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Denmark.
20 The Big Meet Brisbane 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland.
20-22 FutureSchools
‘Shaping the Future of Australia’s Schools. This is Australia’s largest national education event for schools. With over 3000+ attendees, 100+ leading speakers and 100 exhibitors, this is a must-attend education event for Principals, teachers, IT teachers and everyone involved in K-12 education’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-22 ClassTECH Conference
Part of FutureSchools. ‘A practical conference designed for coalface educators wanting to integrate emerging technologies into their classroom [including coding, robotics, drones, 3D printing, wearables, augmented reality, gaming and other disruptive technologies], and ICT managers wanting to support these technologies’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-22 Teaching Kids to Code Conference
Part of FutureSchools. ‘One of five parallel conferences running at the National FutureSchools Expo. This conference focuses on the Professional Development for teachers of Australia's new digital technologies curriculum, with a focus on how to teach children to code’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
22-23 New Perspectives in Science Education [7th Edition]
‘Bringing together experts from all over the world to share findings, expertise and experience on science education. The conference is also an excellent opportunity for international networking and for sharing results achieved in innovative science education projects and initiatives’.
Venue : Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence, Italy.
24-26 ASCD Empower : The Conference for Every Educator
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
25-27 New ! IB Global Conference, Singapore 2018
‘The conference will feature a number of high profile speakers and presentations, and is the ideal place to be inspired by fellow educators from all over the world. The conference offers you a chance to meet, engage and share experiences, and to discover new ideas for your IB program’.
Venue : Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore.
25-27 New ! IB Heads Conference, Singapore 2018
‘The conference will offer you a chance to meet, engage and share experiences with IB Heads from all over the world. Our theme is Educator Voices : Shaping the Future so we will be highlighting innovative educators in IB schools who are shaping the future of education’.
Venue : Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore.
25-29 New ! APAIE 2018 Conference & Exhibition
This is based around the theme of ‘The Impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific’.
Venue : Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
26-28 New ! ICSSH 2018
‘Bringing together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Social Science and Humanity, and discussing the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : Fukuoka, Japan.
26-28 The Asian Conference on Education & International Development 2018
‘Bringing together teachers, researchers and distinguished professors from around the world to share their insights. The goal is to broaden awareness of different contexts in the pursuit of synergies and solutions’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
26-30 New ! SITE 2018
‘Representing individual teacher educators and affiliated organisations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development’.
Venue : Washington, DC, USA.
27-28 20th International Conference on Education, Teaching and E-learning [ICETE 2018]
‘Providing the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Education, Teaching and E-learning’.
Venue : Narita Tobu Hotel Airport, Narita-shi Chiba, Tokyo, Japan.
27-30 New ! TESOL 2018
‘Educators and scholars from more than 100 countries exchange ideas and practices, explore a wide range of topics and current trends, expand their professional networks, engage in mentoring on research and other projects, review the latest professional publications and resources, and learn about advocacy efforts in their community and around the world’.
Venue : Chicago, Illinois, USA.
28 The Big Meet Sydney 2018
‘A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
30-3/1-4 The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities
‘The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2018 will be held alongside The Asian Conference on Literature 2018 in Kobe, Japan. Registration for either conference will allow participants to attend sessions in the other’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
30-3/1-4 The Asian Conference on Literature 2018
‘The Asian Conference on Literature 2018 will be held alongside The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2018 in Kobe, Japan. Registration for either conference will allow participants to attend sessions in the other’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.

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April 2018
Date Event
1-3 New ! e-CASE & e-Tech 2018
‘Provides a platform for researchers, engineers, academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society, e-Education, and e-Technology’.
Venue : Osaka International House Foundation, Osaka, Japan.
1-3 New ! International Conference on Education and Global Studies [IConEGS2018]
‘This conference provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration’.
Venue : Osaka International House Foundation, Osaka, Japan.
1-3 New ! 2018 International Symposium on Education and Psychology [ISEP 2018]
‘The main objective of ISEP is to provide a platform for researchers, academicians, practitioners, as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in the fields of Education and Psychology’.
Venue : Osaka International House Foundation, Osaka, Japan.
4-6 New ! Australia New Zealand Agent [ANZA] Workshop
‘The ANZA Workshop is the most efficient and cost-effective way to personally meet a large number of high-quality agents committed to sending students and youth travellers to New Zealand and Australia’.
Venue : SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
5-6 New ! EUA 2018 Annual Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
6 New ! 2018 Ignite the Spark, Fuel the Fire : Differentiating Assessment
‘The conference, now fourth in the series, will focus on ideas and practical ways to differentiate assessment, in the context of the classroom, whole school and community of schools, as required by the NSW syllabuses for the Australian Curriculum’.
Venue : UNSW, Kensington, Sydney, NSW.
6-8 New ! Early Years Expo & PDT Forum
‘One of Australia’s leading professional development events for Early Childhood Education & Care service providers, management and educators’.
Venue : Grand Pavilion Rosehill Gardens & Event Centre, Sydney, NSW.
7 New ! 2018 K-8 Conference [Mathematical Association of NSW]
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Bankstown Sports Club, Bankstown, NSW.
8-9 New ! 2018 Tertiary Studies and Careers Expo, Adelaide
‘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 : Adelaide, Comnvention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
9-11 Flexible Learning Association of New Zealand Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
10-12 International Academic Research Conference
‘The conference focuses on three disciplines : Education, Business and Behavioral Sciences. Each disciplinary track provides a scholarly opportunity for professionals to enhance their practice by exploring contemporary advancements, revolutionary methods, influential trends, best practice models and leadership techniques’.
Venue : Savannah, Georgia, USA.
12-13 New ! 2018 Conference - TeachTechPlay
‘TeachTechPlay is a professional learning community inspiring learning through empowerment and connection. Join us for two days of conversation, inspiration and practical strategies to enhance the teaching and learning in your classroom and schoo’.
Venue : Ivanhoe Grammar School, Ivanhoe, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-14 ITEEA 2018 Conference
Building Bridges Within The STEM Community and Beyond. ‘The theme focuses on building bridges within the STEM community and beyond. Building bridges helps everyone to understand the important role technology and engineering contributes to STEM education’.
Venue : Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
13-15 New ! 2018 Leading, Learning & Caring Conference
‘This Conference allows our schools’ curriculum and pastoral care leaders the opportunity to gather together for professional and personal learning and networking’. AHISA.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
17-18 New ! Global Learn 2018 [AACE]
A conference ‘with the mission of advancing Information Technology in Education and E-Learning research, development, learning, and its practical application’.
Venue : University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA.
17-19 New ! 13th Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference
‘QPR2018 seeks to address the “so what ?” question about doctoral education, inviting proposals addressing the conference theme of Impact, Engagement, and Doctoral Education . We invite contributors to think broadly about the notions of “impact” and “engagement”’.
Venue : National Wine Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
18-19 New ! OER 18
‘As a movement over 15 years old, has open education made an impact - on learners, on society and on education ? What can we do to to support learning in the open - and how can we use open to support learning ?’
Venue : Bristol, United Kingdom.
18-19 New ! The e-Assessment Question 2018
‘For many years we have been discussing when e-Assessment will be become mainstream. With the exception of high stakes schools qualifications, that day has arrived. Yet despite traditional paper based assessment being inefficient, costly and prone to ridicule by the Facebook generation, e-Assessment delivery still faces many challenges’.
Venue : America Square Conference Centre, City of London, UK.
22-24 New ! 2018 AACSB International Conference & Annual Meeting
‘Bringing together the collective strength of the world’s top business academics and collaborators to champion the future of business education and the schools that provide it’.
Venue : Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
23-27 The Web Conference 2018
‘Providing the world a premier forum for discussion and debate about the evolution of the Web, the standardisation of its associated technologies, and the impact of those technologies on society and culture’. Last held in Perth, Western Australia.
Venue : Université de Lyon, Lyon, France.
24-26 New ! Open Education Global Conference 2018
‘The most internationally diverse conference devoted exclusively to open education, attracting researchers, practitioners, policy makers, educators and students from more than 35 countries to discuss and explore how Open Education advances educational practices around the world’.
Venue : Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands.
25-27 ICLT 2018
‘Bringing together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Learning and Teaching, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : Nanyang Executive Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
26-28 New ! The Australian Eye-tracking Conference 2018
‘The conference will bring together international and local researchers from academia and industry to engage with eye-movement research, and encourage new collaborations across disciplines and institutions’.
Venue : Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW.

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May 2018
Date Event
1-4 17th ANTS National Nurse Education Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Crown Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria.
2--4 Updated ! 2018 Career Development Association of Australia National Conference
‘Presents a unique opportunity to join with others who have an interest in career development and to experience the warm collegiality of the Australian career development community, as we collectively consider and create a vison of career development towards 2020’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
3-5 New ! The 4th World Conference on Women’s Studies 2018
‘This year’s conference theme addresses the future of Women’s Studies, by highlighting the importance of bridging gaps between academia and practice, translating theory into meaningful and sustainable change, and exploring new understandings of persisting grievances, such as violence against women’.
Venue : Colombo, Sri Lanka.
5-8 Fearless Girls. Strong Women : 2018 Biennial Educators Conference
This ‘ will be the premier gathering of girls’ school educators in Australasia. The format of the conference includes keynotes from academic, business and community leaders, session presentations and interactive discussions and debates on critical issues affecting educators and girls’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
9-11 New ! Beyond the Digital Revolution in ELT : NEAS 2018
‘NEAS would like to hear from students, teachers and professional staff about their experiences inside and outside the classroom with technology’.
Venue : Doltone House Darling Island, Pyrmont, NSW.
11-12 New ! Brisbane Careers and Employment Expo
‘The event offers the opportunity for students, job seekers and career changers of all ages to connect with organisations for guidance, clarity and opportunities in relation to career options’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
11-13 New ! GEN TEFL 2018
‘The conference welcomes papers discussing new research, new forms of contexts for learning, and new types of collaboration among academics and practitioners from wide range of disciplines and educational settings that explore a rich and diverse view on ELT Policies and Practice’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
14-16 New ! IUNC Eurasia 2018
‘This is the exclusive face-to-face networking event specifically designed to connect universities from around the world with international office directors from European & Asian institutions and edu agencies from different countries’.
Venue : Moscow, Russia.
16-18 2018 ASEPA National Conference
‘The Twentieth Anniversary of the establishment of ASEPA ! It was in Adelaide that we met for the very first time and since then we have become an organisation that is held in high regard nationally. To celebrate we have invited exceptional International and National speakers to ensure that this conference ‘Turning Tides. Inspiring Minds’ offers the opportunity to learn, improve and lead outstanding practice within the field of Education for students with disability’.
Venue : Stamford Grand, Glenelg, South Australia.
16-18 New ! 2018 IEEE SeGAH
‘The overall objectives of the conference are the discussion and sharing of knowledge, experiences and scientific and technical results, related to state-of-the-art solutions and technologies on serious games and applications for health and healthcare, as well as the demonstration of advanced products and technologies’.
Venue : Technische Universität, Vienna, Austria.
17-18 2018 Early Years Conference
Today’s Children - Tomorrow’s Future. ‘The Early Years Conference promotes the wellbeing of children and families by advancing collaboration and evidence-based practice, and provides a platform to reflect multiple perspectives to improve early childhood development’.
Venue : Hotel Pullman Cairns International, Cairns, Queensland.
25-26 New ! Adelaide Careers and Employment Expo
‘The event offers the opportunity for students, job seekers and career changers to connect with organisations for guidance, clarity and opportunities in relation to careers optipons’.
Venue : Adelaide Showground, Adelaide, South Australia.
27-29 The Asian Conference on Language Learning
‘This conference, part of a series on language learning and education, in its broadest sense, brings together teachers, researchers and distinguished professors from around the world to share their insights. The goal is to broaden awareness of different contexts in the pursuit of synergies and solutions’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
28/5-2/6 NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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June 2018
Date Event
4-7 International Network of Research Management Societies International Conference
Inorms 2018. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland.
5-7 New ! 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 New ! 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 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.
8-10 2018 AASE National Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Cairns, Queensland.
11-12 New ! 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 New ! 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.
18-20 New ! 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.
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.
24-30 Digital Humanities Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Mexico City, Mexico.
25-29 New ! 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
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Montréal, Québec, Canada.
27-30 New ! 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.
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
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.
8-10 New ! 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.
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.
15-18 New ! 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.
15-20 Updated ! ISME Conference 2018
‘Connecting music educators across the world, developing networks, impact and reach’.
Venue : Baku, Azerbaijan.
15-21 XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology
‘Congress will focus on how scholars, public intellectuals, policy makers, journalists and activists from diverse fields can and do contribute to our understanding of power, violence and justice’.
Venue : Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada.
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.
18-21 New ! 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 New ! 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 New ! 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 New ! 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.
25-27 2018 AIFS Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-27 New ! 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.
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
6 New ! 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 New ! 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.
17-19 New ! 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.
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.

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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.
6-8 New ! 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.
13-14 New ! 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.
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 New ! 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.
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.

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October 2018
Date Event
1-4 Kodaly National Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Perth, Western Australia.
2-5 Australian Council for Computers in Education [ACCE] 2018
‘The theme of the 2018 conference is ImpaCT, and our presenters will be given the challenge of demonstrating how we can ensure maximum effect on student learning using the technologies we employ. Additionally, we will be doing a health check on the rollout of Technology Curriculum and ensuring the many resources produced to support this can be shared’.
Venue : Royal Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, NSW.
2-5 The Australian Council of TESOL Associations International Conference 2018
‘This conference will contribute to the ongoing examination of the theories and practices underpinning the TESOL field, and will project into future directions, whether as policy, pedagogy, materials design, assessment or community involvement’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
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Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Gold Coast, Queensland.
3-5 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 u’.
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.
14-18 Australian Geoscience Council Convention, AGCC 2018
Big Issues and Ideas in Geoscience. Covering all aspects of Geoscience, with technical themes covering theoretical and applied Geoscience, mineral and energy resources, environmental and societal science, Geoscience education and communication, and emerging technologies’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
22-24 4th Biennial Australasian Implementation Conference [AIC]
‘The AIC will be hosted alongside the What Works Global Summit 2018 in partnership with the Campbell Collaboration. The combined conference will bring you all the latest evidence and implementation science strategies, helping you improve policies, practices, and outcomes across the social services and international development sectors’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

Beginning of October 2018

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November 2018
Date Event
12-14 APERA - ERAS Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Singapore.
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.

Beginning of November 2018

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

Beginning of December 2018

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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. New ! 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 New ! 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.
25-28 June International Society on Early Intervention Conference
‘Held in conjunction with Early Childhood Intervention Australia’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, 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.

Beginning of 2019

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