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New Events this week

Now: Enrolments are open for the first Institut Mines-Télécom online course in English – on Digital Networks Essentials - following the French institute’s partnership recently signed with the non-profit, open source MOOC platform edX.
www.edx.org

By 23 July; 19-20 September: LBME-16, the International Conference on Law, Business, Marketing and Education, takes place in Paris, France, in September, organised under the patronage of La Rochelle Business School and the Université de Quebec à Montréal by ICEHM, the International Centre of Economics, Humanities and Management. More than 20 topics, from Banking to Sustainable development, via Higher education, E-learning and Gender studies and Interdisciplinary studies. Paper submissions deadline 23 July.
icehm.org

By 25 July; 28-29 September: EHSSR-16, the 2016 Phuket International Conference on Education, Humanities and Social Sciences Research, takes place in Phuket, Thailand, in September. Topics include Arts, Economics, Management, Applied science, Interdisciplinary studies… and more. Submissions deadline 25 July.
earhm.org

By 26 September; 15-17 February: The Asia-Pacific Conference on University-Industry Engagement takes place in February in Adelaide, Australia, organised by UIIN, the University Industry Innovation Network. The event is targeted towards academics, researchers, practitioners, policy makers and business representatives involved in university-industry interaction, innovation and entrepreneurship. Abstracts deadline 26 September.
www.uiin-asiapacific.com

28 September: A 2016 Information Day for potential applicants to the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Smart, Green and Integrated Transport calls for project proposals takes place in Brussels, Belgium. A brokerage event takes place in the afternoon.
ec.europa.eu

28-30 September: The 24th Annual Conference of CEEMAN, the International Association for Management Development in Dynamic Societies, takes place in Tallinn, Estonia on the theme Management Education for a Digital World. The conference discusses how advanced educators are in answering the trends and development needs of their ‘more digital’ clients; and focus on how business schools and companies can work together better, including in the areas of entrepreneurship and big data; and discusses how ‘digital’ business schools are.
www.ceeman.org

14 October: The European Commission is holding a Horizon 2020 Information Day on the Research Public-Private Partnerships in Brussels, Belgium. The aim of the event is to give the research community an overview of ongoing activities in the PPPs: Factories of the future; Energy-efficient buildings; Sustainable process industry; European green vehicles initiative. Support will be given for the preparation of proposals for the 2017 calls.
ec.europa.eu

19-21 October: The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference takes place at the International Telematic University (UNINETTUNO) in Rome, Italy, organised by EADTU, the European Association of Distance Teaching Universities, on the theme Enhancing European Higher Education: Opportunities and Impact of New Modes of Teaching. The event focuses on national and institutional policies in the changing pedagogical landscape, empowering universities for excellence in higher education, the modernisation agenda for European universities, blended degree education on campus, flexible continuing education, open education and learning analytics and technologies. It also serves as a platform for discussion on social inclusion for migrants and refugees and Euro-Mediterranean cooperation.
conference.eadtu.eu

31 October: A seminar on Next Steps for the Research Excellence Framework takes place in London, organised by Westminster Higher Education Forum. Delegates discuss the future of the REF, focusing on how the next REF will be structured and on the funding allocation. It has been scheduled to follow the government-commissioned review of the REF being undertaken by Lord Stern, which is due to report in the summer. Planned sessions examine key elements of the review, including how to promote and support excellence, reduce administrative burden, increase the use of metrics, and improve the process of peer review. The agenda also looks at proposals for regular 'mini REFs' or a system of ongoing impact assessment using metrics support quality on an ongoing basis and identify areas of emerging excellence. Further expected discussion assesses the impact of the funding allocation from the REF - in particular concerns about research concentration, as well as open access which will be included in the next REF. Guest of Honour is Dr Vicky Jones, Senior Policy Advisor, Research Policy Team, HEFCE.
www.westminsterforumprojects.co.uk

18-19 November: The 29th edition of Expolingua, Germany’s leading trade fair for languages and cultures and a platform for many methods for teaching and learning a foreign language, takes place in Berlin, organised by ICWE GmbH. Presentations, cultural performances, culinary specialities from around the world.
www.expolingua.com

22-25 November: EAPRIL 2016, the 2016 conference of the European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning, is hosted by the Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Porto, Portugal, on the theme Challenges of the Digital Era for Education, Working and Learning: Researchers and Practitioners in Dialogue. Participants have the opportunity to discuss the current and future technological challenges in the field of education and to exchange, think and rethink innovations in education, and explore the impact of virtual technology.
eaprilconference.org

EVENTS

Until 31 December: Slovakia took over the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union on 1 July, until 31 December. Malta will succeed to the post on 1 January 2017.
eu2016.sk16.eu

Now: Enrolments are open for the first Institut Mines-Télécom online course in English – on Digital Networks Essentials - following the French institute’s partnership recently signed with the non-profit, open source MOOC platform edX.
www.edx.org

18-21 July: ICET Jamaica 2016, the International Council on Education for Teaching 60th World Assembly, takes place at the University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, on the theme Teachers for a Better World: Creating Conditions for Quality Education – Pedagogy, Policy and Professionalism.
www.mona.uwi.edu

19-20 July: The conference Supporting the Development of Bio-based Economy Partnerships in the Danube Region through a Triple-Helix Approach takes place in Budapest, Hungary, one of the major events of the Danube-INCO.NET project, which has funding from the European Union’s 7th Framework Programme. Its main objective is to support the university-business-government cooperation (triple-helix model) to enhance the establishment and development of bio-based economy partnerships in the target countries, tackling societal challenges in the field of food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, water research, bio-based economy and bio-energy.
danube-inco.net

20-21 July: SSHERC-16, the 2016 International Social Science, Humanity and Research Congress, takes place in Bali, Indonesia, in July, sponsored by the Eminent Association of Researchers in Humanities and Management. Nearly 20 topics from Arts to Travel/transportation/tourism. Submissions deadline 15 April.
earhm.org

22-27 July 2016: ESOF 2016, the biennial Euroscience Open Forum, takes place in Manchester, UK, in July 2016, on the theme Science as Revolution: From Cottonopolis to Graphene City. The conference includes: A science programme of seminars, workshops and debates on the latest research and related policy issues; a science-to-business programme to explore the major issues for research within business and industry and the role of universities for business; A career programme showcasing career opportunities across Europe and beyond for researchers at all stages of their careers; An exhibition that showcases the best of European academic, public and private research; A public engagement programme, Science in the City; A forum to host other meetings, satellite events and networking opportunities. Cross-cutting themes include: Fostering breakthrough science; Ensuring responsible research and innovation, aligned with the values, needs and expectations of society; Harnessing science and technology to growth, employment, economic success and personal wellbeing; Radical approaches to grand societal challenges – health, food, water, energy, climate, security, and creativity and innovation; Engaging the public and inspiring the next generation of researchers. Proposals deadline 1 June. www.esof.eu

By 23 July; 19-20 September: LBME-16, the International Conference on Law, Business, Marketing and Education, takes place in Paris, France, in September, organised under the patronage of La Rochelle Business School and the Université de Quebec à Montréal by ICEHM, the International Centre of Economics, Humanities and Management. More than 20 topics, from Banking to Sustainable development, via Higher education, E-learning and Gender studies and Interdisciplinary studies. Paper submissions deadline 23 July.
icehm.org

By 24 July; 22-24 August: The 2nd 21st Century Academic Forum Conference at Berkeley takes place in August at the University of California, Berkeley, USA. Many conference topics under the broad themes Education and workforce development; Information technology; Innovation and entrepreneurship. Final submissions deadline 24 July.
www.21caf.org

By 25 July; 28-29 September: EHSSR-16, the 2016 Phuket International Conference on Education, Humanities and Social Sciences Research, takes place in Phuket, Thailand, in September. Topics include Arts, Economics, Management, Applied science, Interdisciplinary studies… and more. Submissions deadline 25 July.
earhm.org

By 25 July; 24 October – 9 December: An e-learning course in French on Transparency, Accountability and Anti-corruption Measures in Education takes place in October to December organised by IIEP, UNESCO’s International Institute of Educational Planning, aimed at strengthening the skills of participants in assessing corruption risks and designing adequate tools and strategies to address the lack of transparency and accountability in the education sector. On completion they should be able to: Define key concepts related to transparency, accountability and corruption issues in education; Map major corruption risks in selected domains of educational management, namely financing, teacher management, public procurement and academic fraud; Describe the main characteristics and uses of Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys (PETS), Quantitative Service Delivery Surveys (QSDS), audit methods and report cards to diagnose and assess corruption problems; Formulate adequate policies and strategies for improving transparency and accountability in selected domains of educational management. Application deadline 25 July.
www.iiep.unesco.org

By 25 July: 17-19 November: EQAF, the 11th European Quality Assurance Forum, takes place at the University of Ljubliana, Slovenia, organised by ENQA, ESU, EUA and EURASHE and hosted by the Slovenian Student Union on the theme Quality in Context – Embedding Improvement. Deadline for contributions is 25 July.
www.eua.be

25-29 July: The conference workshop Multilingualism and Diversity Education takes place at the University of Hildesheim, Germany. Relevant for contemporary developments in society, ‘multilingualism’ and ‘diversity’ are topics of research importance in both higher education and daily interaction. The event aims to present, discuss and look further into the latest international research about these topics.
www.observatoireplurilinguisme.eu

By 26 July; 26 October; 26 February; 26-28 May: The 13th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society takes place at the University of Toronto, Canada, in May 2017, with focus on The Future of Cities: Augmenting Urban Innovation. Themes are: Technologies and human usability; Technologies in knowledge sharing; Ubiquitous learning; Technologies in society. Advanced proposal deadline 26 July; Early proposal deadline 26 October; Regular proposal deadline 26 February.
techandsoc.com

27-29 July: The Association of Commonwealth Universities Conference of University Leaders Defining the Responsible University: Society, Impact and Growth is a biennial conference for international leaders in higher education. Hosted in Accra, Ghana (partnership with Vice-Chancellors' Ghana), this year's conference in July provides a platform for senior university staff to debate key issues in higher education and explore shared solutions with a diverse range of international colleagues. The conference will bring together top academics and high-profile speakers to discuss the role universities play in social and economic development, with the aim of helping delegates to better understand, promote and build strong partnerships, and manage change within higher education. ‘Defining the responsible university’ will be looked at through several contexts; from the role of universities in the promotion of tolerance, the impact of universities on innovation, research and development, embedding ‘responsibility’ in core strategy, as well as the role and place of government and the corporate sector in building the skilled leaders of tomorrow. Call for papers closes 18 March.
www.acu.ac.uk

28-29 July: RCELCSR-16, the 2016 International Research Conference on Education, Law and Corporate Social Responsibilities, takes place in London, UK, sponsored by Dignified Researchers Publication (DiRPUB). Topics of interest are: Business; Business ethics; E-business, e-commerce and e-governance; E-learning; Higher education; Lifelong learning; Teaching and learning; Economics; Education; Human resources; Law; Justice and legal studies; Management information systems; Organisational behaviour; Management; Marketing. Full paper/abstract submission deadline 13 June.
belrg.org

28-31 July 2016: IABPAD, the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, is organising conferences in Vancouver, Canada (22-25 July); Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (22-25 October); Orlando, Florida, USA (2-5 January); Dallas, Texas, USA (21-24 April); Istanbul, Turkey (28-31 July 2016). IABPAD was founded in early 2004, and aims to bring together worldwide researchers and professionals. To reach its goal, the IABPAD has constructed a publication outlet and academic conferences for global scholars. There are more than 20 topic areas including accounting, distance learning, international business, and office systems and business education.
www.iabpad.com

28-31 July: The 9th Biennial International Meaning Conference takes place in Toronto, Canada in July, organised by the International Network on Personal Meaning. Conference themes are: The evolution of positive psychology and the emerging PP2.0; Working with meaning-in life issues in counselling, coaching and therapy; Mean- and purpose-oriented practices to enhance positive management and organisations; Research supporting meaning-oriented interventions that enhance health and human flourishing; Exploring universal values and virtues such as happiness, meaning, compassion and human dignity; Understanding terrorism and/or heroism and responses to them from a mean perspective; Focusing on self-transcendence in spiritual and palliative care; Incorporating personal and cultural contexts in well-being research; Other topics related to spirituality, self-transcendence and PP2.0. Deadline for submissions 30 April.
meaning.ca

28-29 July: SEAMEO RETRAC, the annual international conference of the Southeast Asian Minissters of Education Organization Regional Training Center, takes place in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, in July, organised jointly with the British Columbia Council for International Education under the title Towards Excellence in Leadership and Management in Higher Education. Sub-themes are: Redefining the roles of higher education leaders in the 21st century; Governance reforms in higher education; Teacher education; Integration of 21st century skills in curriculum (curriculum innovation); ICT integration to achieve effectiveness in teaching and management; Quality assurance and accreditation in higher education. Paper submission deadline 16 May.
www.vnseameo.org

25-29 July: SIS2016, the 1st Conference on Social Impact of Science, takes place in Barcelona, Spain, organised by SIOR, the Social Impact Open Repository which is coordinated by the research centre CREA at the University of Barcelona. The event provides a framework where research groups from diverse contexts and domains can discuss existing good practices, as well as the processes for further improvement. It includes contributions on social impact from five scientific fields – Physics and mathematics; Social sciences and humanities; Engineering, information and technology; Life sciences; Health and pharmacy – and 10 societal challenges – Eradicate extreme hunger, poverty and social exclusion; Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases; Guarantee environmental sustainability; Availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all; Develop a global partnership for development; Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation and foster innovation; Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all; Extend Peace & Social Justice; Education for all; Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women.
socialimpactscience.org

By 29 July; 5-6 August: The 2016 Summer Global Conference Education takes place in August at Los Angeles Metro, California, USA, organised by the School of Education, University of Riverside. The aim is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy. Many conference topics from Academic advising and counselling to Wireless applications. Final paper deadline 29 July.
www.uofriverside.com

29-30 July: APCAR-July 2016, the 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Advanced Research takes place in July in Melbourne, Australia, organised by APIAR, the Asia Pacific Institute of Advanced Research, in partnership with Asia Pacific Journal of Advanced Business and Social Studies and Asia Pacific Journal of Contemporary Education and Communication Technology. The main theme is Focus on the Future and the conference covers many topics under broad headings Business; Social sciences; ICT; and Education. Abstract/full paper submission deadline 30 May.
apiar.org.au

31 July – 4 August: #IECSanFran16, the 2016 International Education Conference San Francisco, takes place in San Francisco, California, USA, in July/August, sponsored by the Clute Institute. Registration gives free entry to the Clute Institute’s Business Conference, at the same place, on the same dates. Submissions deadline 30 June. For related conferences see events on 2-5 October and 1-5 January.
www.cluteinstitute.com

By 31 July; 11-15 October: The 7th ICEEPSY International Conference on Education and Educational Psychology takes place in Rhodes, Greece, in October 2016.Thematic sections are: Assessment and evaluation, teacher education, basic education, basic skills; Design learning and arts education; Counselling psychology and adolescent growth and development and educational psychology; Leadership and collaborative policy, adult and continuing education, higher education, quality assurance / institutional effectiveness; Learning theories, effective teaching practices, second language teaching; Sport and exercise education; Sport and Exercise Education; New approaches in psychology; Special education, education and technology, ICT, distance learning. Abstracts submission deadline 31 July.
www.futureacademy.org.uk

1-7 August: The 7th University Scholars Leadership Symposium takes place in Hanoi, Vietnam, organised by the international NGO Humanitarian Affairs and the Government of Vietnam on the theme Inspiring Individuals, Transforming Communities. Students from more than 60 countries will discuss the terrible situation of refugees around the world. Speakers include the American Nobel Peace Prize finalist Tim Peters and the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative of Vietnam, Dr Pratibha Mehta; and the event features workshops and fieldwork trips.
www.universityscholars.org.uk

3-5 August:ICEPS2016, the 2016 International Conference on Education, Psychology and Social Sciences, takes place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in August, sponsored by University Kuala Lumpur Business School, Knowledge Association of Taiwan, Shih Chien University, University Kuala Lumpur, and National Taipei University of Technology. Many topics under the three themes; submissions deadline 31 March.
iceps2016.conf.tw

5-6 August: The 2016 Summer Global Conference Education takes place at Los Angeles Metro, California, USA, organised by the School of Education, University of Riverside. The aim is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy. Many conference topics from Academic advising and counselling to Wireless applications.
www.uofriverside.com

8-9 August: The Euro Global Summit and Expo on Biomass takes place in Birmingham, UK, on the theme A Step towards Development of Green Future.
biomass.global-summit.com

13-20 August: The 6th Association of Commonwealth Universities Summer School is hosted by the University of Rwanda on the theme The Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Universities? The programme will look at a number of sub-themes including Equality and gender; Poverty; and Conservation and biodiversity. During the event, participants will benefit from lectures and seminars by experts in their field, group project work, site visits and social events. The School is open to students from all disciplines who are in their final year of an undergraduate degree (with the intention to go on to postgraduate studies) or undertaking Masters or doctoral level degrees. Bursaries are only available to student enrolled in an ACU member institution.
www.acu.ac.uk

16-19 August: WCSNE-2016, the World Congress on Special Needs Education, takes place at Temple University, Philadelphia, USA, in August. The aim of WCSNE is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational and industrial sectors with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of special needs in education. Broad conference areas, each with many topics, are: Accessible world; Art education; Assistive technologies; Business education; Course management; Curriculum, research and development; Educational foundations; Interaction and cultural models of disability; Learning/teaching methodologies and assessment; Global issues in education and research; Pedagogy; Research management; Ubiquitous learning; Research in progress; Other areas of education. Submissions deadline 1 May.
www.wcsne.org

22-24 August: The 2nd 21st Century Academic Forum Conference at Berkeley takes place in August at the University of California, Berkeley, USA. Many conference topics under the broad themes Education and workforce development; Information technology; Innovation and entrepreneurship. Final submissions deadline 24 July.
21-25 August: The Leena Peltonen School of Human Genomics 2016 takes place at the Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK. The programme covers a range of topics including current understanding of the genomics of rare and complex human diseases; and sessions addressing gene regulation and functional analysis, latest advances in sequencing technology and the future of whole genome and clinical sequencing. The summer school is suitable for scientists and clinicians undertaking graduate studies focused on human genetics and genomics. Numbers limited to 20 students.
registration.hinxton.wellcome.ac.uk

22-24 August: The Global Conference on Internationalisation of Higher Education takes place at the Kruger National Park, South Africa, on the theme A Global International Higher Education Commons: Evaluating and Imagining the Internationalisation of Higher Education. Conference sub-themes include: The role of higher education and higher education internationalising in addressing global issues (peace and reconciliation, migration, the environment, inequality and poverty); Bridging the inequality gap and its challenges to make higher education internationalisation truly global and inclusive; Latest innovations in higher education internationalisation practice that bring the developing and the developed world closer together; The post Cold War geo-political positioning of the world and its influence on higher education internationalisation; Collaboration between national and regional organisations in advancing higher education internationalisation; National and regional higher education internationalisation strategies and policies.
www.ieasa.studysa.org

23-25 August: ICEPL 2016, the International Conference on Education, Psychology and Learning, takes place in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in August, organised by iBAC, the International Business Academics Consortium, and sponsored by the Chinese Cultural University, Taiwan, and the Social Science Society. About 60 topics under the main areas Psychology, Child and family education, Education policy and administration, Education theory and practice, Learning and Others. Submissions deadline 20 May.
science-techs.org

By 26 August; 27-29 September: The Fifth 21st Century Academic Forum Conference at Harvard takes place at Harvard University, Boston, USA, in September, organised by 21st Century Academic Forum and the Innovative Schools Network supported by the OECD, on the theme Challenge 2030: Envisioning the Future of Education. Major topic tracks are: Education and workforce development; Information technology; Innovation and entrepreneurship. Submissions deadline 26 August.
www.21caf.org

29 August – 1 September: ICT4S, the 4th International Conference on ICT for Sustainability, takes place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on the theme Smart and Sustainable.
2016.ict4s.org

29 August – 2 September: A five-day course on how scientifically to measure the effects of poverty alleviation programmes and help shape better policies through the use of randomised evaluations is organised in August-September, in English, by J-PAL Europe, at the University of Mannheim, Germany. J-PAL, the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, is a centre at the MIT Department of Economics with regional offices in Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, South Asia and Southeast Asia. Registration deadline 31 May.
www.povertyactionlab.org

By 31 August; 28-29 October: ICTP-OCT 2016, the 2nd International Conference on Theory and Practice, takes place in Melbourne, Australia, in October, organised by APIAR, the Asia Pacific Institute of Advanced Research, Australia, on the theme Explore the Possibilities. Many conference topics under the broad areas of Business; Social sciences; Education; Information and communication technology. Abstract/full paper submission deadline 31 August.
apiar.org.au

31 August – 1 September: EBMEI-EIM 2016, the EBMEI International Conference on Education, Information and Management, takes place in São Paulo, Brazil, co-sponsored by Singapore Management and Sports Science Institute, and Academic Conference Institute, USA. Many conference topics, from Anthropology to Public administration. Paper submission deadline before 15 July.
www.ebmei-eim.net

31 August – 3 September: The EMBO Conference Chemical Biology 2016 takes place at EMBL Heidelberg, Germany, organised by the European Molecular Biology Laboratory.
www.embl.de

By 1 September; 14-16 December: ICEL2016, the 2016 International Conference on Education and Learning, takes place in Taipei, Taiwan, in December, organised by Knowledge Association of Taiwan. More than 50 suggested topics under the broad areas of Education theory and practice; Child and family education; Learning; Education policy and administration; Others. Submissions deadline 1 September.
tw-knowledge.org

1-3 September: The 2016 Conference of EUPRIO, the association of European Universities Public Relations and Information Officers, takes place at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, on the theme Living the Brand. The conference explores all aspects of brand development in higher education and what communications teams can do to strengthen that brand and how they can best work with staff, students and other colleagues in professional services to maximise perceptions of their institutions.
www.euprio.eu

5 September – 28 October: An e-learning course in English on Monitoring and Evaluating Gender Equality in Education organised by IIEP, UNESCO’s International Institute of Educational Planning, takes place in September/October, with the aim of enabling educational decision-makers and senior planners better to address gender equality as a transversal theme in diagnosis, policy formulation and plan implementation. On completion they should be able to: Review international debates on the policy framework and indicators associated with monitoring and evaluating gender equality; Identify multiple sources of data in their country for analysis of gender equality; Exercise analytical skills required to interpret quantitative and qualitative data about gender equality in education; Translate analyses of gender differences in several domains into policy suggestions and an agenda for actions; Integrate these policy suggestions and the agenda for actions into a credible education sector plan; Reflect on how the Ministry of Education could mainstream gender analyses into policies and plans. Registration deadline 30 June.
www.iiep.unesco.org

By 5 September; 2-5 October: 2016 ICE Vegas, the 2016 International Conference on Education, takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, in October, sponsored by the Clute Institute. Registration gives free entry to the Clute Institute’s Academic Business Conference, at the same place, on the same dates. Submissions deadline 5 September. For related conference see event 1-5 January.
cieducationvegas.com

8-9 September: The Scholarship of Engagement Conference takes place at the Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland, in September, focusing on the nature, purpose and practice of engagement between higher education and all sectors of society across all geographies. The event is the result of a bid by three Dublin higher education institutions to create a Technological University in Ireland. The conference aim is to broaden the discussion to include international peers. Deadline for abstracts and proposals 25 May.
www.scholarshipengage.com

9-10 September: BMMES-16, the International Research Conference on Business, Marketing, Management and Education Studies, takes place in Istanbul, Turkey, in September, organised by BELRG, the Business, Education and Law Research Group, and sponsored by Dignified Researchers Publication (DiRPUB). More than 20 topics from Advertising to Tertiary education; full paper/abstract submission deadline 6 July.
belrg.org

13 September: The 2016 QS World University Rankings launch takes place, hosted by the University of Liverpool, UK. The event is organised along with the EAIE Annual Conference and Exhibition (see listing for 13-16 September).
www.wur2016.qs.com

13-16 September: EAIE 2016, the 28th Annual Conference of the European Association for International Education, takes place in Liverpool, UK, on the theme Imagine. It offers international educators the opportunity to discuss a higher education that transcends national borders, nurtures global citizens and moves the world closer to freedom, equality and peace; and focuses on international education as a means to break barriers and bolster bridges. It will also look into ways of harnessing this power in order to drive the internationalisation agenda.
www.eaie.org

14 September: The European Commission is organising an Information Day in Brussels, Belgium, to present the 2017 calls for proposals of the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials. For representatives of the research community, business and public authorities.
ec.europa.eu

17-18 September: CAAE 2016, the 4th International Conference of Civil and Architectural Engineering, takes place in Three Gorges, Yichang, China. The main objective of the conference is to provide a comprehensive global forum for experts and participants from academia to exchange ideas and present results of ongoing research in the most state-of-the-art areas of civil and architectural engineering.
www.as-se.org

18-20 September: The AACSB Annual Accreditation Conference takes place in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, organised by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The conference addresses important issues affecting business schools such as technology, faculty models, research impact, globalisation and accountability, in the context of accreditation and through a contemporary lens. Sessions are designed to help schools of all sizes leverage accreditation to engage practice, innovate with programmes and business models and create measurable impact while also facilitating networking and collaboration.
www.aacsb.edu

From 19 September; By 19 April; 19-21 July 2017: The 24th International Conference on Learning takes place at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, USA, in July 2017, organised by The Learner Knowledge Community with a special focus on New Media for New Learning. Conference themes are: Pedagogy and curriculum; Assessment and evaluation; Educational organisation and leadership; Early childhood learning; Learning in higher education; Adult, community and professional learning; Learner diversity and identities; Learner diversity and identities; Technologies in learning; Literacies learning; Science, mathematics and technology learning. Proposals submissions welcome throughout the year from 19 September (see link); regular proposals deadline 19 April.
thelearner.com

19-20 September: LBME-16, the International Conference on Law, Business, Marketing and Education, takes place in Paris, France, in September, organised under the patronage of La Rochelle Business School and the Université de Quebec à Montréal by ICEHM, the International Centre of Economics, Humanities and Management. More than 20 topics, from Banking to Sustainable development, via Higher education, E-learning and Gender studies and Interdisciplinary studies. Paper submissions deadline 23 July.
icehm.org

25-28 September: A Brain Conference on New Insights into Psychiatric Disorders through Computational, Biological and Developmental Approaches takes place at Moltkes Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark, organised by FENS (the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies) and the Brain Prize. The event focuses on how computational, neurobiological and developmental perspectives can inform current and future approaches to psychiatric diseases. The broader goal is to ask how contributions from these fields may assist in providing a better characterisation of these conditions, potentially also identifying novel phenotypes. It is hoped these insights will provide new targets for mechanistic and genetic analysis as well as for innovative treatment approaches.
www.fens.org
www.thebrainprize.org

By 26 September; 15-17 February: The Asia-Pacific Conference on University-Industry Engagement takes place in February in Adelaide, Australia, organised by UIIN, the University Industry Innovation Network. The event is targeted towards academics, researchers, practitioners, policy makers and business representatives involved in university-industry interaction, innovation and entrepreneurship. Abstracts deadline 26 September.
www.uiin-asiapacific.com

27-29 September: The Fifth 21st Century Academic Forum Conference at Harvard takes place at Harvard University, Boston, USA, in September, organised by 21st Century Academic Forum and the Innovative Schools Network supported by the OECD, on the theme Challenge 2030: Envisioning the Future of Education. Major topic tracks are: Education and workforce development; Information technology; Innovation and entrepreneurship. Submissions deadline 26 August.
www.21caf.org

28 September: A 2016 Information Day for potential applicants to the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Smart, Green and Integrated Transport calls for project proposals takes place in Brussels, Belgium. A brokerage event takes place in the afternoon.
ec.europa.eu

28 September: European Researchers’ Night is held throughout Europe and beyond, supported by the European Commission as part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, an EU programme to boost European research careers. The event Science is Wonder-ful takes place at the European Parliament in Brussels, aiming to stimulate interest in and curiosity for science and research through “edutainment” activities, challenge the communication skills of the researchers present and bring together the research community with the general public (see 2nd link).
ec.europa.eu
ec.europa.eu

28-29 September: CIEX 2016, the Chemical Innovation Conference, takes place in Frankfurt, Germany, organised by CIEX, the Chemical Innovation Exchange. The event brings together international experts from Europe, the USA and Latin America to discuss key drivers for innovation, the significance of sustainability in the innovation process and the latest developments across the chemical value chain.
ciex-eu.org

28-29 September: EHSSR-16, the 2016 Phuket International Conference on Education, Humanities and Social Sciences Research, takes place in Phuket, Thailand, in September. Topics include Arts, Economics, Management, Applied science, Interdisciplinary studies… and more. Submissions deadline 25 July.
earhm.org

28-30 September: EURAU 2016, the 8th European Symposium on Research in Architecture and Urban Design, takes place in September on the theme In Between Scales at the Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urban Planning, Bucharest, Romania, in collaboration with the seven other institutions that organised previous editions. The project EURAU is constituted within a network of schools and researchers in architecture and urbanism that meets every two years to share the status of their investigation. In the long-term, it is intended to lead to the creation of a physical meeting and deposit space with all the research undertaken and ongoing in Europe to facilitate the sharing of resources and deepening of knowledge in these scientific areas. Abstract submission deadline 31 March.
eurau2016.uauim.ro

28-30 September: ICETC 2016, the 8th International Conference on Education Technology and Computer, takes place in Singapore in September. Full paper submissions deadline 1 June.
www.icetc.org

28-30 September: The 24th Annual Conference of CEEMAN, the International Association for Management Development in Dynamic Societies, takes place in Tallinn, Estonia on the theme Management Education for a Digital World. The conference discusses how advanced educators are in answering the trends and development needs of their ‘more digital’ clients; and focus on how business schools and companies can work together better, including in the areas of entrepreneurship and big data; and discusses how ‘digital’ business schools are.
www.ceeman.org

29-30 September: The 2nd International Conference on Science Advice to Government takes place in Brussels, Belgium, organised by INGSA, the International Network for Government Science Advice, and the European Commission.
ec.europa.eu

29-30 September: The conference University Governance: Impeding or Facilitating Creativity? is organised in Hannover, Germany, by the Academia Europaea and the International Centre for Higher Education Research Kassel (INCHER-Kassel), University of Kassel, in collaboration with the German Volkswagen Foundation. The conference focuses on the relationship between governance and creativity in higher education and research as one of the biggest challenges for present academic and scientific development.
www.uni-kassel.de

29 September – 1 October: The 32nd European Students’ Convention (ESC) takes place in Bratislava, Slovakia, holder of the EU Presidency. The ESC is organised by the European Students Union, and gives students’ representatives from the national unions of students from 38 European countries, other stakeholders, experts and policy-makers the opportunity to meet and discuss about the recent and future developments of higher education.
www.esu-online.org

By 30 September; 3-5 November: ICLTSS’16, the International Conference on Learning, Teaching and Student Success, takes place in November at Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA, organised by 21st Century Academic Forum and titled We’re All in this Together: A Community Commitment to Student Success. Many topics under the tracks Advising and counselling for student success; Building organisational capacity for student success; Domestic and international diversity; Engagement; Policy, research and evaluation; Retention and persistence; Student transitions; Student success in the classroom; Technology. Final submissions deadline 30 September.
www.21caf.org

By 30 September; 25-26 November: APCCR-2016, the 2nd Asia Pacific Conference on Contemporary Research, takes place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in November, organised by APIAR, the Asia Pacific Institute of Advanced Research, on the theme Breakthrough to Excellence. Many topics under broad areas Business; Social sciences; Information and communication technologies. Abstract/full paper submission deadline 30 September.
apiar.org.au

30 September – 1 October: The 4th Les Géopolitiques de Nantes conference takes place in Nantes, France, organised by IRIS, l’Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques. The inaugural lecture is given by Hélène Carrère d’Encausse, sécretaire perpétuel of the Académie Française; the event is closed by Jean-Marc Ayrault, French minister for foreign affairs and international development. In French; entry free.
www.lelieuunique.com

30 September – 1 October: The HUMANE Winter School Alumni Network (WSAN) Annual Seminar is hosted by Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands for the Heads of University Management and Administration Network Europe, on the theme New Roles for University Support Professionals: Enabling Viable Innovation and Excellence with University Business Models in Transition.
www.humane.eu
www.eur.nl

2-5 October: 2016 ICE Vegas, the 2016 International Conference on Education, takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, in October, sponsored by the Clute Institute. Registration gives free entry to the Clute Institute’s Academic Business Conference, at the same place, on the same dates. Submissions deadline 5 September. For related conference see event 1-5 January.
cieducationvegas.com

3 October – 25 November: An e-learning course in French on External Quality Assurance in Higher Education organised by IIEP, UNESCO’s International Institute of Educational Planning, takes place in October/November, aimed at developing capacity to enable higher education authorities to design, test and introduce EQA systems or to improve existing systems, in line with international good practice. On completion of the course they should be able to: Summarise basic choices for external quality assurance; Understand and assess quality; Conduct the process of EQA; Set up and develop an EQA agency. Registration deadline 4 July.
www.iiep.unesco.org

6-7 October: The 3rd EUA Funding Forum Efficient Universities: Value for Society is hosted by the University of Porto, Portugal, organised by the European University Association. The Forum is “a unique, inclusive platform open to all higher education funding stakeholders – universities and students, public authorities, public and private funders and partners”. Registration open until 22 September.
www.eua.be

7-9 October: ISEP-Fall 2016, the 2016 International Symposium on Education and Psychology – Fall Session, takes place in Taipei, Taiwan, organised by Meiji University, Japan; Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Japan; Shih Chien University, Taiwan; and Knowledge Association of Taiwan. Broad conference areas are: Child and family education; Education policy and administration; Education theory and practice; Others; Psychology. Abstracts submissions deadline 1 June.
tw-knowledge.org

8-16 October: The 25th Fête de la Science takes place at towns throughout France, under the auspices of the French Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research. More than 3,000 free events – displays, exhibitions, debates, scientific initiatives, laboratories’ open doors. This year’s sponsor is astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who leaves in November for the International Space Station.
www.fetedelascience.fr

9-13 October: LiHE 2016 takes place in Riga, Latvia, organised by the Stockholm School of Economics Riga and LiHE, the Institute for Learning in Higher Education. At the symposium the anthology on the theme Teaching and Learning Entrepreneurship in Higher Education will be finalised. Contributors of chapters get their work published worldwide by Libri Publishing Ltd, Oxfordshire.
www.lihe.info

10-13 October: WCE-2016, the World Congress on Education, takes place in Dublin, Ireland, in October, on the theme Global Issues in Education and Research. More than 20 conference topics, from Accessible world to Ubiquitous learning. Submissions deadlines include: for abstracts and extended abstracts (work in progress) 20 June; for research papers, student papers, case studies 1 July.
worldconedu.org

10 October – 12 December: An e-learning course in English on Secondary Teacher Management takes place in October to December, organised by IIEP, UNESCO’s International Institute of Educational Planning. On completion, participants should be able to: Discuss issues, concepts and approaches of teacher management, especially at secondary level; Apply techniques for the planning of secondary teacher supply; Calculate indicators used for the diagnosis of secondary teacher allocation and utilisation; Reflect on their own information system and monitoring tools for the management of secondary teacher OR organisational and regulatory aspects of secondary teacher management. Registration deadline 11 July.
www.iiep.unesco.org

11 October: The 2016 Higher Education Show takes place in London, UK, bringing together leaders, senior professionals and decision makers for one day to focus on how the sector can deliver the best student experiences, teaching excellence and better research outcomes. The event is free for those who work in education and the wider public and voluntary sector, but registration beforehand is compulsory.
he-show.co.uk

11-15 October: The 7th ICEEPSY International Conference on Education and Educational Psychology takes place in Rhodes, Greece. Thematic sections are: Assessment and evaluation, teacher education, basic education, basic skills; Design learning and arts education; Counselling psychology and adolescent growth and development and educational psychology; Leadership and collaborative policy, adult and continuing education, higher education, quality assurance / institutional effectiveness; Learning theories, effective teaching practices, second language teaching; Sport and exercise education; Sport and Exercise Education; New approaches in psychology; Special education, education and technology, ICT, distance learning.
www.futureacademy.org.uk

12-14 October: The G3 Francophone Symposium on La Qualité dans les Institutions de l’Enseignement Supérieur (Quality in Higher Education Institutions) takes place in Geneva, Switzerland, organised by the G3 – the Universities of Geneva, Montreal and Brussels. The conference, in French only, focuses on ‘The tools for quality development’.
g3-qualite2016.sciencesconf.org

14 October: The European Commission is holding a Horizon 2020 Information Day on the Research Public-Private Partnerships in Brussels, Belgium. The aim of the event is to give the research community an overview of ongoing activities in the PPPs: Factories of the future; Energy-efficient buildings; Sustainable process industry; European green vehicles initiative. Support will be given for the preparation of proposals for the 2017 calls.
ec.europa.eu

16–18 October: The Europe, Middle East, and Africa Annual Conference takes place in Madrid, Spain, organised by AACSB, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The conference addresses a wide range of important challenges facing business schools in EMEA, including ways schools can establish expectations for impact, foster innovation and entrepreneurship, promote responsible management education and sustainability, adapt to changing business and faculty models, and embrace technological advances.
www.aacsb.edu

16-19 October: The 7th conference of the Association of Commonwealth Universities Human Resource Management Network takes place in Mauritius, in October. The conference will centre around the theme of HR Steps Up, reflecting the need for HR practitioners to think of HR outside of its traditional role and more as a key resource in facilitating the achievement of an institution’s organisational goals. This international conference will provide a unique opportunity for HR professionals and people managers from around the world to discuss those issues which specifically relate to human resources management in higher education. The conference will profile best practice, facilitate an exchange of ideas, and provide excellent opportunities for professional development and networking. Call for papers closes 25 March.
www.acu.ac.uk

9-13 October: LiHE 2016 takes place in Riga, Latvia, in October, organised by the Stockholm School of Economics Riga and LiHE, the Institute for Learning in Higher Education. At the symposium the anthology on the theme Teaching and Learning Entrepreneurship in Higher Education will be finalised. Contributors of chapters get their work published worldwide by Libri Publishing Ltd, Oxfordshire. Proposals for chapters deadline 23 May.
www.lihe.info

12-14 October: The G3 Francophone Symposium on La Qualité dans les Institutions de l’Enseignement Supérieur (Quality in Higher Education Institutions)takes place in Geneva, Switzerland, in October, organised by the G3 – the Universities of Geneva, Montreal and Brussels. The conference, in French only, focuses on ‘The tools for quality development’. Papers submission deadline 15 April.
g3-qualite2016.sciencesconf.org

19-21 October: The 3rd Southern African Regional Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education takes place in Pretoria, South Africa, organised by SAQAN, the South African Quality Assurance Network, and CHE, the Council on Higher Education, on the theme Quality Promotion and Capacity Development in Higher Education in Southern Africa: Concepts, Perspectives and Practices.
www.che.ac.za

19-21 October: The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference takes place at the International Telematic University (UNINETTUNO) in Rome, Italy, organised by EADTU, the European Association of Distance Teaching Universities, on the theme Enhancing European Higher Education: Opportunities and Impact of New Modes of Teaching. The event focuses on national and institutional policies in the changing pedagogical landscape, empowering universities for excellence in higher education, the modernisation agenda for European universities, blended degree education on campus, flexible continuing education, open education and learning analytics and technologies. It also serves as a platform for discussion on social inclusion for migrants and refugees and Euro-Mediterranean cooperation.
conference.eadtu.eu

20-22 October: S2M, the International Conference on Sustainable Smart Manufacturing, takes place in Lisbon, Portugal, in October, organised by the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon, and the University of Manchester. The Conference expects to be a forum for discussion new concepts on smart, sustainable manufacturing and related topics, bringing together national and international academics, researchers and industrialists, aiming of creating momentum and advance new ideas on future manufacturing systems. It covers a variety of topics in manufacturing, design and engineering.
s2m.fa.ulisboa.pt

23-27 October: The 12th eScience IEEE International Conference 2016 takes place in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, to promote and encourage all aspects of eScience and its associated technologies, applications and tools.
escience-2016.idies.jhu.edu

Between 23 and 27 October (date to be confirmed): ECW2016, the Environmental Computing Workshop, takes place in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, at eScience 2016 (see listing 23-27 October). Already today, many domain- or problem-specific areas – such as meteorology or seismic analysis – use multi-model, multi-data, and multi-scale approaches to analyse and study environmental phenomena and their impact. Yet a more generalised approach to produce actionable knowledge from different environmental data sources is still needed. The topic is of acute interest owing to its societal challenges and state-of-the-art technical developments, requiring generalising, productising and maturing today’s environmental modelling solutions. Application areas include managing disasters and disaster risks, supporting prompt political decision making, and many other similar domains.
www.envcomp.eu

24 October – 9 December: An e-learning course in French on Transparency, Accountability and Anti-corruption Measures in Education takes place in October to December organised by IIEP, UNESCO’s International Institute of Educational Planning, aimed at strengthening the skills of participants in assessing corruption risks and designing adequate tools and strategies to address the lack of transparency and accountability in the education sector. On completion they should be able to: Define key concepts related to transparency, accountability and corruption issues in education; Map major corruption risks in selected domains of educational management, namely financing, teacher management, public procurement and academic fraud; Describe the main characteristics and uses of Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys (PETS), Quantitative Service Delivery Surveys (QSDS), audit methods and report cards to diagnose and assess corruption problems; Formulate adequate policies and strategies for improving transparency and accountability in selected domains of educational management. Application deadline 25 July.
www.iiep.unesco.org

25-26 October: IUNC Middle East and Africa 2016, the 2nd Annual International Universities Networking Conference + Edu Agency Workshop, Discovering the Future of HigherEd Partnerships, takes place in Istanbul, Turkey. The event is devoted to the internationalisation of higher education and aims to broaden relations between institutions from different countries and create worldwide peer-level interaction network. Special focus is collaboration with universities and edu agencies from Africa. Sessions and seminars on topics include: trends of international education; effective ways of cooperation between universities; recruitment technologies; state scholarship programmes. Also, prescheduled meetings with universities, campus tour to prospective partner universities and networking activities; and opportunities for cooperation such as academic exchange of students, faculty exchange, student recruitment, creating joint educational programmes, exchange of educational products and joint grant applications.
iunc.net

By 26 July; 26 October; 26 February; 26-28 May: The 13th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society takes place at the University of Toronto, Canada, in May 2017, with focus on The Future of Cities: Augmenting Urban Innovation. Themes are: Technologies and human usability; Technologies in knowledge sharing; Ubiquitous learning; Technologies in society. Advanced proposal deadline 26 July; Early proposal deadline 26 October; Regular proposal deadline 26 February.
techandsoc.com

26-28 October: REinEU2016, the international conference on Re-industrialisation of the European Union 2016, takes place in Bratislava, Slovakia to discuss the science, research and innovation that are essential for sustainable development of the European economy. The event takes place under the Slovak presidency of the Council of the EU.
www.reineu2016.eu

28-29 October: ICTP-OCT 2016, the 2nd International Conference on Theory and Practice, takes place in Melbourne, Australia, in October, organised by APIAR, the Asia Pacific Institute of Advanced Research, Australia, on the theme Explore the Possibilities. Many conference topics under the broad areas of Business; Social sciences; Education; Information and communication technology. Abstract/full paper submission deadline 31 August.
apiar.org.au

30-31 October: ETMI2016, the 2016 International Conference on Education, Training and Management Innovation, takes place in Bangkok, Thailand, in October. Numerous conference topics under general areas of Education technology; Information engineering; Management science and engineering; Psychology. Papers submission deadline 30 June.
www.etmi2016.org

31 October: A seminar on Next Steps for the Research Excellence Framework takes place in London, organised by Westminster Higher Education Forum. Delegates discuss the future of the REF, focusing on how the next REF will be structured and on the funding allocation. It has been scheduled to follow the government-commissioned review of the REF being undertaken by Lord Stern, which is due to report in the summer. Planned sessions examine key elements of the review, including how to promote and support excellence, reduce administrative burden, increase the use of metrics, and improve the process of peer review. The agenda also looks at proposals for regular 'mini REFs' or a system of ongoing impact assessment using metrics support quality on an ongoing basis and identify areas of emerging excellence. Further expected discussion assesses the impact of the funding allocation from the REF - in particular concerns about research concentration, as well as open access which will be included in the next REF. Guest of Honour is Dr Vicky Jones, Senior Policy Advisor, Research Policy Team, HEFCE.
www.westminsterforumprojects.co.uk

3-5 November: ICLTSS’16, the International Conference on Learning, Teaching and Student Success, takes place in November at Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA, organised by 21st Century Academic Forum and titled We’re All in this Together: A Community Commitment to Student Success. Many topics under the tracks Advising and counselling for student success; Building organisational capacity for student success; Domestic and international diversity; Engagement; Policy, research and evaluation; Retention and persistence; Student transitions; Student success in the classroom; Technology. Final submissions deadline 30 September.
www.21caf.org

3-5 November: The 40th AMERSA conference takes place in Washington, DC, USA, in November, organised by the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse. Conference categories are: Research – original research including methods, data analyses and results; Programme and curricula evaluation – reports on evaluations of innovative programmes and/or education curricula including methods, data analyses and results; Clinical case presentations – describing illustrative cases reinforcing specific learning objectives for substance use and medical education. Call for abstracts deadline 20 May.
amersa.org

4-5 November: The HUMANE (Heads of University Management and Administration Network Europe) Autumn Seminar takes place at the University of London, UK, on the theme Affordability and Access in Higher Education: System-level and Institutional Responses in the Early 21st Century.
www.humane.eu

6–8 November: AACSB International’s Associate Deans Conference takes place in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, organised by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Speakers and school administrators worldwide reveal how to thrive while handling the unique challenges of the associate dean position. Consider this conference an off-campus retreat — an opportunity to reflect on the key purpose of your position. Stay on top of trends by discovering what fellow administrators are doing at their b-schools, and connect with others in finding solutions to the unique challenges you face.
www.aacsb.edu

7-9 November: ICEPL-Fall 2016, the 2016 International Conference on Education, Psychology, and Learning - Fall Session, takes place in Seoul, Korea in November. More than 60 topics under the main areas Psychology, Child and family education, Education policy and administration, Education theory and practice, Learning and Others. Paper submissions deadline 15 July.
iainst.org

By 11 November; 18-19 November: The 2016 Fall Global Conference on Education takes place 18-19 November at Riverside, Los Angeles Metro Area, California, USA, sponsored by the University of Riverside. Many conference topics from Academic advising and counselling to Wireless applications. Final paper submission deadline 11 November.
www.uofriverside.com

12-14 November: OpenCon 2016 takes place in Washington, DC, USA, organised by Right to Research Coalition and SPARC, and hosted by the American University Washington College of Law. The event is “a platform for the next generation to learn about Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data, develop critical skills, and catalyse action toward a more open system for sharing the world’s information — from scholarly and scientific research, to educational materials, to digital research data”.
www.opencon2016.org

13-16 November: – The 15th General Conference of the International Association of Universities takes place 13-16 November, instead of 14-17 November, in Bangkok, Thailand.
www.eiseverywhere.com

14-16 November: E-Learn 2016, the World Conference on E-Learning, takes place in Washington, DC, USA, in November, organised by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education and co-sponsored by the International Journal on E-Learning. The annual conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for exchange of information on research, development and applications of all topics related to e-learning in the higher education, corporate, government and healthcare sectors. Deadline for presentation submissions 15 June.
www.aace.org

14-17 November: – The website is now open of the 15th General Conference of the International Association of Universities that takes place in Bangkok, Thailand, co-organised in partnership with a consortium of Thai universities led by Siam University on the theme Higher Education: A Catalyst for Innovative and Sustainable Societies. The four-yearly conference is the supreme decision-making organ of the IAU, and is the occasion the IAU President and administrative board members are elected.
www.eiseverywhere.com

14-17 November: The 15th General Conference of the International Association of Universities takes place in Bangkok, Thailand, co-organised in partnership with a consortium of Thai universities led by Siam University on the theme Higher Education: A Catalyst for Innovative and Sustainable Societies. The four-yearly conference is the supreme decision-making organ of the IAU, and is the occasion the IAU President and administrative board members are elected.
www.iau-aiu.net

14-16 November: ICERI2016, the 8th annual International Conference on education and New Learning Technologies, takes place in Seville, Spain, in November. Many topics, under the broad themes: Global issues in education and research; Education – new trends and experiences; New challenges for the Higher Education Area; Teacher training; Curriculum design; Accreditation and quality in education; Research - new trends and experiences; University-industry cooperation; International projects; Technology in teaching and learning; Emerging technologies in education; E-content management and development; Abstract submission deadline 14 July.
iated.org

15 November: The Colloquium and Educational Day The Role of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Preservation of Cultural Diversity and the Promotion of the Spirit of Citizenship and Sustainable Development is organised by the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), Lebanon, in collaboration with the National Commission for UNESCO, and hosted by USEK’s Department of Social Sciences at the Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities. The event is held within the framework of the project ‘Protection and consolidation of Lebanon’s intangible cultural heritage’.
www.usek.edu.lb

By 15 November; 26-27 March: ACEID2017, the Asian Conference on Education and International Development, takes place in Kobe, Japan, in March, organised by IAFOR, the International Academic Forum, on the theme Educating for Change. About 30 conference topics (see 2nd link). Abstract submission deadline 15 November.
iafor.org

iafor.org

16-18 November: OLC Accelerate, the Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference, takes place in Orlando, Florida, USA in November. Conference strands are: Analytics; Development and support; Institutional and programme strategies; International perspectives; Leadership; Learner services and support; Learning effectiveness; Tools and technologies; Trends and innovations.
onlinelearningconsortium.org

17-18 November: The 9th International Conference ICT for Language Learning takes place in Florence, Italy. Conference topics include: ICT-based language teaching and learning approaches; E-learning solutions for language teaching and learning; Quality and innovation in language teaching and learning; Monitoring and evaluation of language teaching and learning; Recognition and validation of language skills; Language teachers’ training; Language learning to support international mobility; Multilingualism; Languages for specific purposes; Studies in second language acquisition; Content and language integrated learning; The Common European Framework of Reference.
conference.pixel-online.net

17-18 November: The 7th European Forum for Marketing of Scientific and Research Organisations takes place in Warsaw, Poland, organised by the Institute of Aviation under the patronage of the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda. It claims to be the only meeting of European scientists and practitioners dedicated to marketing of science, research organisations and scientists as well as universities. Main topics are marketing, advertising, promotion, public relations, commercialisation, innovation, research, science, research institution, scientific organisation, R&D, strategy, marketing communication, university, higher education, social media, content marketing.
ilot.edu.pl

17-19 November: EQAF, the 11th European Quality Assurance Forum, takes place at the University of Ljubliana, Slovenia, organised by ENQA, ESU, EUA and EURASHE and hosted by the Slovenian Student Union on the theme Quality in Context – Embedding Improvement. Deadline for contributions is 25 July.
www.eua.be

18-19 November: The 29th edition of Expolingua, Germany’s leading trade fair for languages and cultures and a platform for many methods for teaching and learning a foreign language, takes place in Berlin, organised by ICWE GmbH. Presentations, cultural performances, culinary specialities from around the world.
www.expolingua.com

18-19 November: The 2016 Fall Global Conference on Education takes place 18-19 November at Riverside, Los Angeles Metro Area, California, USA, sponsored by the University of Riverside. Many conference topics from Academic advising and counselling to Wireless applications. Final paper submission deadline 11 November.
www.uofriverside.com

22-25 November: EAPRIL 2016, the 2016 conference of the European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning, is hosted by the Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Porto, Portugal, on the theme Challenges of the Digital Era for Education, Working and Learning: Researchers and Practitioners in Dialogue. Participants have the opportunity to discuss the current and future technological challenges in the field of education and to exchange, think and rethink innovations in education, and explore the impact of virtual technology.
eaprilconference.org

25-26 November: APCCR-2016, the 2nd Asia Pacific Conference on Contemporary Research, takes place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in November, organised by APIAR, the Asia Pacific Institute of Advanced Research, on the theme Breakthrough to Excellence. Many topics under broad areas Business; Social sciences; Information and communication technologies. Abstract/full paper submission deadline 30 September.
apiar.org.au

27 November – 1 December: PCF8, the 8TH Pan Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, takes place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in November-December, organised by the Commonwealth of Learning and the Open University Malaysia, on the theme Open, Online and Flexible Learning: The Key to Sustainable Development. Conference sub-themes are: Quality and equity in learning (quality assurance frameworks, accreditation, certification, benchmarking, ranking); Access and inclusiveness (e-learning, MOOCs, public-private partnership, equitable educational opportunities, policies); Efficiency and effectiveness (business models, comparative studies); Technology and innovation (teaching and learning, mobile learning, collaborative working, MOOC, open educational resources). Abstracts submission deadline 15 June.

30 November – 2 December: OEB 2016, Online Educa Berlin, the global cross-sector conference on technology supported learning and training, takes place in the German capital, organised by ICWE GmbH, under the patronage of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and supported by the European Commission. The theme is Owning Learning.
www.online-educa.com

4-9 December: LGEU-3, the 3rd session of Leading Globally Engaged Universities, the International Association of Universities’ leadership programme, takes place in Medellin, Colombia. The IAU developed LGEU to support new and future leaders of higher education institutions as the expectations and responsibilities of HEIs are expanding while the local and global context is continuously changing with leadership becoming more complex.
www.iau-aiu.net
www.iau-aiu.net

By 6 December; 1-5 January: 2017 ICE Maui, the 2017 International Conference on Education, takes place in Maui, Hawaii, USA, in January, sponsored by the Clute Institute. Registration gives free entry to the Clute Institute’s Academic Conference on Business and Science Education Conference, at the same place, on the same dates. Submissions deadline 6 December.
cieducationhawaii.com

6 and 7-9 December: The SRHE Conference 2016 and the SRHE Newer and Early Career Researchers Conference 2016 take place in Newport, Wales, UK, in December, sponsored by the Society for Research into Higher Education on the theme Exploring Freedom and Control in Global Higher Education. Submissions deadline for both conferences 24 June.
www.srhe.ac.uk

8 December: The Scotland Policy Conferences seminar Priorities for Skills Development and Apprenticeships Policy takes place in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. The seminar discusses the policy priorities for skills development in Scotland, and takes place in the context of the 2016 annual report on the Scottish Government’s Developing the Young Workforce strategy for reducing youth unemployment due to be published in December. Sessions assess progress being made, and next steps, in key areas outlined in the strategy including development of college partnerships, senior vocational pathways and measures to encourage employer engagement with Scottish youth. Delegates will also consider plans to reduce gender imbalance and stereotyping within education and employment, in addition to the potential impact of the new professional baccalaureate qualification. Further sessions will discuss the direction of apprenticeships policy in Scotland, with the apprenticeship levy due to be introduced in April 2017 and foundation apprenticeships to be rolled out in every secondary school by 2020. The seminar will bring together key policymakers in the Scottish Government and Parliament with stakeholders in education and training, including schools, colleges, training providers, awarding bodies and skills professionals, and the wider business community. A keynote address will be given by a senior speaker from Skills Development Scotland.
www.scotlandpolicyconferences.co.uk

14-16 December: ICEL2016, the 2016 International Conference on Education and Learning, takes place in Taipei, Taiwan, in December, organised by Knowledge Association of Taiwan. More than 50 suggested topics under the broad areas of Education theory and practice; Child and family education; Learning; Education policy and administration; Others. Submissions deadline 1 September.
tw-knowledge.org

2017

1-5 January: 2017 ICE Maui, the 2017 International Conference on Education, takes place in Maui, Hawaii, USA, in January, sponsored by the Clute Institute. Registration gives free entry to the Clute Institute’s Academic Conference on Business and Science Education Conference, at the same place, on the same dates. Submissions deadline 6 December.
cieducationhawaii.com

By 20 January; 20-21 April: The Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organizations takes place at Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia, in April, with special focus on Succeeding and Achieving in Diverse Communities and Organisations. Conference themes are: Management education; Change management; Knowledge management; Organisational cultures. The deadline for current round of submissions to the conference call for papers (a title and short abstract) is 20 June. Regular proposal deadline 20 January.
organization-studies.com

28-29 January: The French education media group L’Étudiant is holding its annual Salon Partir Étudier à l’Étranger / Study Abroad Fair in Paris, France. The IAU, International Association of Universities, is a partner for the event’s 20th anniversary (see 2nd link). More than 11,000 visitors and 130 exhibitors from 30 countries attend the salon which offers an opportunity to present institutions to French students wanting to study abroad and to meet new French institutional partners.
www.letudiant.fr
www.iau-aiu.net

By 1 February; 5-7 March: EDC2017, the Education and Development Conference 2017, takes place in Bangkok, Thailand, in March, hosted by Tomorrow People Organization. Nearly 40 topics, from Adult education to Vocational education and training. Proposals are accepted on a rolling admission basis as long as space is available, final deadline 1 February.
www.ed-conference.org

5-7 February: The AACSB International Deans Conference takes place in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, organised by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The premise is that, working as change agents, business schools today are pioneering extraordinary ways to deliver education, create solutions for ever evolving industry and improve society, from local communities to the world at large. AACSB’s Deans Conference is the premier event for shaping the future of management education, where more than 600 business school deans from 50 countries convene annually.
www.aacsb.edu

By 26 February; 26-28 May: The 13th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society takes place at the University of Toronto, Canada, in May 2017, with focus on The Future of Cities: Augmenting Urban Innovation. Themes are: Technologies and human usability; Technologies in knowledge sharing; Ubiquitous learning; Technologies in society. Advanced proposal deadline 26 July; Early proposal deadline 26 October; Regular proposal deadline 26 February.
techandsoc.com

15-17 February: The Asia-Pacific Conference on University-Industry Engagement takes place in February in Adelaide, Australia, organised by UIIN, the University Industry Innovation Network. The event is targeted towards academics, researchers, practitioners, policy makers and business representatives involved in university-industry interaction, innovation and entrepreneurship. Abstracts deadline 26 September.
www.uiin-asiapacific.com

5-7 March: EDC2017, the Education and Development Conference 2017, takes place in Bangkok, Thailand, in March, hosted by Tomorrow People Organization. Nearly 40 topics, from Adult education to Vocational education and training. Proposals are accepted on a rolling admission basis as long as space is available, final deadline 1 February.
www.ed-conference.org

12-14 March: The AACSB International Assessment Conference: Driving Accountability and Innovation takes place in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, giving an opportunity to explore current trends and global best practices, network with peers and experienced accreditation volunteers and glimpse at what peer institutions are doing to stay current in assessment and assurance of learning.
www.aacsb.edu

By 19 April; 19-21 July 2017: The 24th International Conference on Learning takes place at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, USA, in July 2017, organised by The Learner Knowledge Community with a special focus on New Media for New Learning. Conference themes are: Pedagogy and curriculum; Assessment and evaluation; Educational organisation and leadership; Early childhood learning; Learning in higher education; Adult, community and professional learning; Learner diversity and identities; Learner diversity and identities; Technologies in learning; Literacies learning; Science, mathematics and technology learning. Proposals submissions welcome throughout the year from 19 September (see link); regular proposals deadline 19 April.
thelearner.com

20-21 April: The 17th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organizations takes place at Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia, with special focus on Succeeding and Achieving in Diverse Communities and Organisations. Conference themes are: Management education; Change management; Knowledge management; Organisational cultures.
organization-studies.com

23-25 April: The AACSB International’s 2017 International Conference and Annual Meeting (ICAM) takes place in Houston, Texas, USA, organised by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business on the theme Accelerating Transformation of Business Education. Through a revitalised conception of the business education ecosystem ICAM “confronts disruptive factors, welcomes revolutionary thinking and works to advance the roles of business schools as catalysts for innovation, co-creators of knowledge, hubs of lifelong learning, leaders on leadership and enablers of global prosperity”.
www.aacsb.edu

26-27 March: ACEID2017, the Asian Conference on Education and International Development, takes place in Kobe, Japan, in March, organised by IAFOR, the International Academic Forum, on the theme Educating for Change. About 30 conference topics (see 2nd link). Abstract submission deadline 15 November.
iafor.org
iafor.org

26-28 May: The 13th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society takes place at the University of Toronto, Canada, in May 2017, with focus on The Future of Cities: Augmenting Urban Innovation. Themes are: Technologies and human usability; Technologies in knowledge sharing; Ubiquitous learning; Technologies in society. Advanced proposal deadline 26 July; Early proposal deadline 26 October; Regular proposal deadline 26 February.
techandsoc.com

19-21 July 2017: The 24th International Conference on Learning takes place at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, USA, in July 2017, organised by The Learner Knowledge Community with a special focus on New Media for New Learning. Conference themes are: Pedagogy and curriculum; Assessment and evaluation; Educational organisation and leadership; Early childhood learning; Learning in higher education; Adult, community and professional learning; Learner diversity and identities; Learner diversity and identities; Technologies in learning; Literacies learning; Science, mathematics and technology learning. Proposals submissions welcome throughout the year from 19 September (see link); regular proposals deadline 19 April.
thelearner.com

5-8 July 2017: The International Association of University Presidents, or IAUP, holds its Triennial Conference in July 2017 in Vienna, Austria, on the main theme Innovation in Education. Conference topics are Simulation-based learning and training; Modern technology in e-learning; Expectation from the Industry to the education worldwide. In addition, the IAUP is offering young scientists their own conference in Vienna at the same time, at a different venue, on the theme Sustainability. The topics for this conference are: Mobility of the future; Circular flow economy; Unlearning intolerance. Information about calls for papers due online soon.
iauptriennial2017.com

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