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Now: The English-language September Newsletter This Month in Science of the CNRS, France’s National Centre for Scientific Research, includes articles on: Jean Rouch, ethnologist, film-maker and CNRS researcher, the centenary of whose birth is being marked with events throughout France this year; How the brain, “using a surprisingly small number of neurons”, recognises faces; France’s two scenic locations dedicated to scientific thinking and sharing knowledge among physicists from around the world; How honeybees can memorise visual cues below and above them to find their way back to specific locations. And more.
news.cnrs.fr

Now; by 15 November: The European Commission has launched the fifth edition of the European Union Prize for Women Innovators, to award women entrepreneurs who have achieved outstanding innovations and brought them to market. The first prize is €100,000, with second and third prizes of €50,000 and €30,000. A special prize of €20,000 will be dedicated to the Rising Innovator Award (30-years-old or younger) for an exceptional innovator at the beginning of her career. The contest is open to women across the EU, or country associated to Horizon 2020, who have founded or co-founded their existing and active company before 1 January 2016. The contestant or company must have benefited from public or private research and innovation funding.
ec.europa.eu

4 October: The 17th International Economic Forum on Africa takes place in Paris, France, organised by the OECD Development Centre and the African Union Commission in partnership with the French Development Agency on the theme Entrepreneurs and Industrialisation in Africa.
www.oecd.org

5-6 October: The 3rd Academic and Knowledge Summit takes place at the University of El Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador. Thematic panels cover: Contribution of higher education, research and innovation in productivity, entrepreneurship and sustainable development; Universities and sustainable development, climate change, food security, disaster risk reduction and its integrated management; Universities and public policies; Construction of a Euro-Latin American and Caribbean common space of higher education, science, technology and innovation.
www.cumbreacademica-conocimiento.sv

By 11 October; 25-29 March: The CIES 2018 Annual Conference takes place in Mexico City, Mexico, in March, organised by the Comparative and International Education Society on the theme Remapping Global Education: South-North Dialogue. Issues for discussion include: Southern theories and methodologies; South-South collaboration, theories and practice; Rethinking North-South dichotomies; Indigenous epistemologies; Education initiatives for and by Aboriginals, indigenous peoples and first nations; Post-structural theories, research and practice; Global inequalities in knowledge production and exchange. Deadline for proposals: 11 October.
cies2018.org

16-17 October: A workshop on Universities in Regional Innovation Ecosystems: Coherent Policies for Europe Beyond 2020 is hosted by the University of Tartu, Estonia, organised by the European University Association in collaboration with Universities Estonia and Universities Finland in the framework of the EUA Expert Group on Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3).
eua2017.ut.ee

23-24 October: The conference European Universities in the Energy Transition: Towards a Clean Energy Future, the 6th UNI-SET Energy Clustering Event, takes place in Brussels, Belgium, organised by EUA-EPUE, the European Platform of Universities in Energy Research and Education, and the UNI-SET consortium. The conference will showcase the important contribution and mobilisation of universities towards a carbon-neutral society and particularly towards the goals of the Energy Union and the Strategic Energy Technology Plan.
www.eua.be

4 December: GSE2017, the 6th Global Summit on Education, takes place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, sponsored by World Conferences.net on the theme Trends and Challenges in Education. Topics include: Pedagogy; Curriculum and instruction; Education curriculum research and development; Distance education; Educational leadership; Educational administration; Education policy and leadership; Educational technology; Educational psychology; Religion and education studies; Special needs.
worldconferences.net

By 29 December; 2-4 March: APCAR-2018, the 6th Asia Pacific Conference on Advanced Research, takes place in Melbourne, Australia, in March, sponsored by APIAR, the Asia Pacific Institute of Advanced Research, on the theme Meeting the Challenge. Subject areas are Business, Education, Social Sciences and Information Technology. Abstract submission deadline 29 December.
apiar.org.au


EVENTS

Until 31 December: Estonia took over from Malta the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union on 1 July. Bulgaria will succeed to the post on 1 January 2018.
www.eu2017.ee

Now: The English-language September Newsletter This Month in Science of the CNRS, France’s National Centre for Scientific Research, includes articles on: Jean Rouch, ethnologist, film-maker and CNRS researcher, the centenary of whose birth is being marked with events throughout France this year; How the brain, “using a surprisingly small number of neurons”, recognises faces; France’s two scenic locations dedicated to scientific thinking and sharing knowledge among physicists from around the world; How honeybees can memorise visual cues below and above them to find their way back to specific locations. And more.
news.cnrs.fr

Now; by 15 November: The European Commission has launched the fifth edition of the European Union Prize for Women Innovators, to award women entrepreneurs who have achieved outstanding innovations and brought them to market. The first prize is €100,000, with second and third prizes of €50,000 and €30,000. A special prize of €20,000 will be dedicated to the Rising Innovator Award (30-years-old or younger) for an exceptional innovator at the beginning of her career. The contest is open to women across the EU, or country associated to Horizon 2020, who have founded or co-founded their existing and active company before 1 January 2016. The contestant or company must have benefited from public or private research and innovation funding.
ec.europa.eu

18-19 September: The International Conference on Sustainable Development Goals: Actors and Implementation takes place at Campus Nord, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, organised by GUNI, the Global University Network for Innovation. The aim is to create a permanent and multidisciplinary knowledge network on implementation of the SDGs, engaging universities, governments, cities and public agencies.
mailchi.mp/guninetwork

18-20 September: AIPR2017, the 4th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition takes place at Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland, in September, organised by SDIWC, the Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications. About 70 topics, from Agent-based systems to Watermarking methods and protection. Submissions deadline 18 August.
sdiwc.net

20-22 September: The 26th EAN Annual Conference takes place at Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany, organised by the European Access Network and hosted by ArbeiterKind.de, Germany´s largest network for first generation students, on the theme Sharing Stories of Empowerment: Creating New Strategies for Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education. The goal of the conference is to “create, share and evaluate strategies for diversity in higher education”.
www.ean-edu.org

24-27 September: The 9th QM Annual Conference on Quality Assurance in Online Learning takes place in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, sponsored by Quality Matters on the theme Pathways to Excellence. The keynote presentation will be given by Dr Todd Zakrajsek, Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Faculty Fellowship in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor of Faculty Development in the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University, on “Pathways to excellence: A reflection on how connections enrich learning."
www.qualitymatters.org

25-26 September: The 3rd Global Education-Industry Summit on Schools at the Crossroads of Innovation in Cities and Regions takes place in Luxembourg, organised by the OECD, Luxembourg Ministry of Education and the European Commission. The Summit is a platform where education ministers, innovators and leaders of private sector industries discuss and engage in issues in education as well as strategies for innovation.
globaleducation.onetec.eu

25-27 September: The 2nd Global Congress and Expo on Materials Science and Nanoscience takes place in Valencia, Spain, in September. With future advances in multiple fields of science and engineering critically dependent on the availability of superior materials, the congress attempts to provide a platform to researchers, scientists, engineers and students to share their findings and experience on the emerging and interesting trends of multifaceted materials science. Nearly 30 topics; abstracts submission deadline 31 July.
scientificfederation.com

By 26 September: Education International, the organisation representing 32 million teachers and other education employees in 170 countries and territories worldwide, has launched a campaign calling for justice on behalf of families and friends of 43 students in Iguala, Mexico, who have been missing for three years. No perpetrators have been held accountable for their disappearance.
www.ei-ie.org

26-27 September: The European Commission’s Science is Wonder-ful event takes place in Brussels, Belgium. Free and open to the public it aims to stimulate interest in science and research through “edutainment” activities, challenge communication skills of the researchers present, and bring together the research community with the public at large.
ec.europa.eu

26-29 September: HSDS 2017, the Hamburg Sustainable Development Summit, takes place in Hamburg, Germany, organised by the Center for a Sustainable University at the University of Hamburg. The conference focuses on aspects of sustainable development at higher education institutions with special focus on the contribution to the UN sustainable development goals within education, research, governance, operation and outreach initiatives.
www.hsds.uni-hamburg.de

27 September: A workshop on how to foster inclusion and citizenship skills in higher education teaching takes place at University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France, under the EFFECT project – Feasibility Study for a European Forum for Enhanced Collaboration in Teaching – a joint initiative of the European University Association and its partners, funded under the European Commission’s Erasmus+ programme. The EFFECT project (December 2015 - November 2018) seeks to gather and further develop innovative higher education teaching methodologies, which will be conceptualised and contextualised to respond to current challenges faced by the higher education sector. The language of the workshop will be English.
www.eua.be

27-29 September: eLearning Africa 2017 takes place in Port Louis, Mauritius, organised by ICWE under the patronage of the Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Hon. Mr Yogida Sawmynaden, and the Minister of Education, Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Hon. Mrs Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, on the theme Learning in Context. Sub-themes are: The African context; new methods and tools for excellence in learning; The power of technology: future trends and what they mean for Africa; New partnerships and initiatives for sustainable development; In search of education for all; Overcoming technical problems and ensuring equal access for all; Focus on skills: education and labour market needs.
www.elearning-africa.com

27-29 September: CONCORDi 2017, the 6th European Conference on Corporate R&D and Innovation, takes place in Seville, Spain in September, organised by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre in association with the OECD on the theme Innovation and Industrial Dynamics: Challenges for the Next Decade. It aims to identify the research, business and policy challenges in this area for the next decade, and to provide guidance to the European Union industrial research and innovation policy agenda. Deadline for submissions 9 May.
iri.jrc.ec.europa.eu

27-29 September: The 15th Civitas Forum takes place in Torres Vedras, Portugal on the theme Small Communities, Big Ideas. This European conference on cleaner, better transport in cities is part of the City VITAlity and Sustainability initiative, and will explore key issues and highlight developments in mobility measures and planning, especially in small communities. It is a key event for transport practitioners, policy makers and academics from across Europe. A ‘Deployment Day’ will connect owners of new methods and tools to users and potential users.
civitas.eu

27-29 September: AAOU 2017, the 31st Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities, takes place in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, in September, on the theme Open University for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education. Conference sub-themes are: Repositioning Open University in the digital era: providing sustainable learning pathways; Leadership in open, distance and online learning university; Quality assurance in Open University; Assessment and accreditation of learning in Open University; Access and justice in open, distance and online learning.
aaou2017.ut.ac.id

28 September: The Open Science Policy Symposium takes place in Brussels, Belgium, organised by the Mission of Switzerland to the European Union, SwissCore and Frontiers, in cooperation with the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU. Speakers and panellists will discuss the contribution of digital Open Science to driving innovative solutions towards a sustainable society, as well as the economic growth, and the need for European and global policies that accelerate a full transition to Open Science.
www.swisscore.org

28 September: A J-PAL-MIT D2P2 Lecture titled Coming Apart? Lives of the rich and poor over time in the United States, takes place at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., USA, given by Marianne Bertrand, Distinguished Service Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Social Enterprise Initiative at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She discusses how the lives and attitudes of the rich and poor have diverged over the last 50 years using results from a machine-learning algorithm. The D2P2 (Data, Decisions, Public Policy) Lectures feature leading academics and other experts who share knowledge derived from modern applied economics research to demonstrate how it can inform better public policy decision-making. The lecture is accessible as a live webcast.
www.povertyactionlab.org

28-29 September: The 1st European Learning and Teaching Forum is hosted by the University Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris, France, and organised by the European University Association (EUA) and France’s Conférence des Présidents d’Université (CPU). The forum is the EUA’s new event that aims to provide an opportunity for institutional representatives to meet and discuss developments in learning and teaching at European universities. Topics covered range from good practice in teaching enhancement and institutional strategies through to national and European policies. The event builds on EUA’s work with its member universities on this topic.
eua.be/activities-services

28-29 September: The international conference Université, Femmes, Egalité (University, Women, Equality) takes place at the University of Moncton, Canada, organised by RESUFF, the Réseau Francophone des Femmes Responsables dans l’Enseignement Supérieur et la Recherche, with support of the AUF, Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie, which established the network in 2015. The conference will discuss: education for an equal university; deconstructing stereotypes to achieve a culture of equality; indicators to fight against discrimination; egalitarian university policies and good practice. In French.
www.auf.org

By 29 September; 18-19 November: ICAR-Nov 2017, the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Research, takes place in November in Melbourne, Australia, organised by APIAR, the Asia Pacific Institute of Advanced Research, on the theme Focus on the Future. The conference will cover disciplines in business, social sciences, education and ICTs. Abstract submissions deadline 29 September.
www.apiar.org.au

29-30 September: The 5th Géopolitiques de Nantes takes place in Nantes, France, organised by the Institut des Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (IRIS) and Le Lieu Unique, with support of Nantes city hall. The conference discusses and analyses “the strategic challenges which confront the world”, in French. The inaugural lecture is given by Jean-Christophe Rufin, writer, doctor, diplomat and member of the Académie française, on “France/Afrique: de l’ombre à la lumière” (“France/Africa: from showow to light”).
www.lelieuunique.com

30 September – 1 October: TTLC2017, the Taylor’s 10th Teaching and Learning Conference 2017, takes place in September/October in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, titled The Future Ready Graduate: Redesigning Higher Education for Greater Impact. Conference sub-themes are: Defining the graduate skill set for the future workforce; Embedding employability skills into teaching, learning, curriculum and assessment; Developing a holistic graduate; Work-based Learning; Employer engagement and the practice-based curricula; Building effective partnerships and relationships with industry; Implementing effective university-wide graduate employability models; Promoting entrepreneurialism among learners.
ttlc.taylors.edu.my

By 1 October; 2-4 May: Going Global 2018, organised by the British Council, takes place in May in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on the theme Global Connections, Local Impact: Creating 21st Century Skills, Knowledge and Impact for Society-wide Good. The conference will address questions including: Against the backdrop of financial, environmental and political challenges how can leaders and policy makers develop a well understood role for institutions in terms of their social obligation and knowledge economy impact? What are the top priorities in ensuring national tertiary education is fit to shape societies of the future, meeting future needs of students, employers and communities? How can global tertiary networks contribute to their achievement? And it will address challenges for the future of international higher education such as: New skills, new graduates; Social mobility and international mobility; Demonstrating impact; Future-proofing HEI systems. Submissions deadline 1 October.
www.britishcouncil.org

1-3 October: The IIE Summit on Generation Study Abroad will take place in Washington DC, USA, organised by the Institute of International Education and focused on Navigating a Changing World: Building Talent with Global Experiences. Studies show that graduates with an international experience find employment faster and are more prepared than those without it. Yet less than 10% of US college students graduate with a global experience. This conference will bring together leaders and practitioners from education, government and business for action-oriented discussion on global workforce readiness. Many more US students need to be extended the opportunity to gain an international experience abroad so that they can be prepared to become leaders in tech, science, innovation, and solving some of the pressing problems in our interconnected world.
www.generationstudyabroad.org

2-4 October: The International Higher Education and Research Leadership Course takes place in Barcelona, Spain, co-organised by GUNI, the Global University Network for Innovation, the Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS), the University of Twente, the Netherlands, and the LH Martin Institute (LHMI) for Higher Education Leadership and Management at the University of Melbourne, Australia. It is part of GUNI’s Summer School initiative and aims to provide a space of professional development for higher education mid to senior staff.
www.guninetwork.org

3-4 October: The AEMASE III conference of the African-European-Mediterranean Academies for Science Education takes place in Paris, France. The AEMASE network was launched in 2013 by the science academies of France, Italy, Morocco and Senegal, and the Egyptian Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and it aims to sensitise decision makers and other partners of educational systems about the urgent need to improve science school education across the African-Mediterranean-European region. Its third conference aims to launch a network of innovative training international and multilanguage centres called CESAME (Centres for Science Education in Africa, Mediterranean and Europe).
www.academie-sciences.fr

4 October: The 17th International Economic Forum on Africa takes place in Paris, France, organised by the OECD Development Centre and the African Union Commission in partnership with the French Development Agency on the theme Entrepreneurs and Industrialisation in Africa.
www.oecd.org

4-6 October: The 8th ANIE Annual Conference 2017 takes place in October in Kigali, Rwanda, organised by the African Network for Internationalization of Education in collaboration with the University of Tourism, Technology and Business Studies, on the theme Higher Education in Africa: New Regional and Global Dynamics. Sub-themes are: The impacts of regionalisation of Africa’s higher education; Intra-Africa mobility programmes and centres of excellence; Role of research networks in knowledge generation in Africa; Successful models in North-South partnerships; Building capacities for doctoral training and research in African universities; Deglobalisation and the future of Africa’s higher education and research; Online and other innovative modes of teaching and learning; Internationalisation, language and culture.
anienetwork.org

5-6 October: The 3rd Academic and Knowledge Summit takes place at the University of El Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador. Thematic panels cover: Contribution of higher education, research and innovation in productivity, entrepreneurship and sustainable development; Universities and sustainable development, climate change, food security, disaster risk reduction and its integrated management; Universities and public policies; Construction of a Euro-Latin American and Caribbean common space of higher education, science, technology and innovation.
www.cumbreacademica-conocimiento.sv

5-6 October: BLEDS-17, the 8th International Conference on Business, Law, Education and Disaster Management, takes place in October in Paris, France. The event is a multi-disciplinary scientific conference organised by Dr Michel Plaisent of the University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada, and by DiRPUB, the Dignified Researchers’ Publication.
belrg.org

5-6 October: The French Conférence des Grandes Écoles is organising its Congrès CGE 2017 in Rennes, France, on the theme Avenir de l’Enseignement Supérieure Français: Financement et Développement (Future of French Higher Education: Funding and Development) .
www.cge.asso.fr

8-12 October: The Clute International Conference on Education Las Vegas takes place in Nevada, USA, in October. More than 20 topics, from Accreditation to Tenure. Submissions deadline 6 September.
clute-edu.com

9 October: The conference Next Steps for Postgraduate Taught Education – Funding, Teaching Quality and Student Experience takes place in London, organised by Westminster Higher Education Forum. Following the announcement that postgraduate student numbers are at record highs and have increased by 22% since the introduction of postgraduate loans, the conference will assess the changing landscape of the postgraduate market and discuss future priorities for policy. Delegates will discuss the current successes of postgraduate loans, with a keynote address from Paul Williams, Deputy Director, Student Funding Policy, Department for Education (subject to departmental business). Further sessions will cover the challenges for delivering loans, the potential for rising costs for students enrolling and whether new finance can improve access to postgraduate study for those from disadvantaged backgrounds. Additional sessions will focus on quality assurance in postgraduate education, including supporting excellence in teaching, securing a high standard of student experience and improving employability outcomes for graduates. Chris Millward, Director (Policy), Research, Education and Knowledge Exchange Directorate, HEFCE, will also give a keynote address on the next steps for postgraduate taught education, assessing the future challenges and opportunities.
www.westminsterforumprojects.co.uk

9-13 October: ARC6, the 6th ASEF Rectors’ Conference and Students’ Forum, takes place in Singapore, organised by the Asia-Europe Foundation on the theme Future-ready Universities and Graduates: Quality Education Beyond the Horizon.
www.asef.org

10-11 October: The International Conference on Futures of Media 2017 takes place in Colombo, Sri Lanka, organised by the International Institute of Knowledge Management, Sri Lanka, with partners Xi-An Jiaotong Liverpool University China; University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy; and Goethe Institute, Sri Lanka, on the theme Futurisms – Media, Arts and Sciences. The conference will take a close look at the future visions of media that art has to offer.
futuremediaconference.com

10-11 October: The International Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender Studies and the Status of Women takes place at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK, in October, organised by WomenBeing. Subjects for discussion include: “Women working on male dominated professions”; “How women out of work, on fringes of work, in low paid or insecure work can gain control of their working lives”; “Ingrained gender bias in academia”.
www.womenbeing.co.uk

10-13 October: The 34th European Student Convention takes place in Cardiff, Wales, UK, organised by the European Students’ Union on the theme Securing our Future. The conference will look at the future of education across the European Higher Education Area, “from language and environment to ‘Brexit’ and Bologna”.
www.esu-online.org

By 11 October; 25-29 March: The CIES 2018 Annual Conference takes place in Mexico City, Mexico, in March, organised by the Comparative and International Education Society on the theme Remapping Global Education: South-North Dialogue. Issues for discussion include: Southern theories and methodologies; South-South collaboration, theories and practice; Rethinking North-South dichotomies; Indigenous epistemologies; Education initiatives for and by Aboriginals, indigenous peoples and first nations; Post-structural theories, research and practice; Global inequalities in knowledge production and exchange. Deadline for proposals: 11 October.
cies2018.org

11-13 October: The Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the Estonian Research Council are organising a Research Policy Conference on European Research Excellence – Impact and Value for Society, in Tallinn, Estonia. The aim is to demonstrate to policy-makers that excellent research is essential to address Europe’s challenges and for increasing competitiveness. R&I Commissioner Carlos Moedas will open this high-level event with the Estonian Minister of Education and research, Mailis Reps. The outcome of the EU Presidency Conference will be presented in a final declaration, the Tallinn Call for Action.
www.earto.eu

11-14 October: The 8th ICEEPSY International Conference on Education and Educational Psychology is sponsored by and takes place at the Faculty of Medicine, Porto University, Porto, Portugal, in October, organised by future Academy. Thematic sections are: Assessment and evaluation, teacher education, basic education, basic skills; Design learning & arts education; Counselling Psychology; Adolescent growth and development & 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; New approaches in psychology; Special education, education and technology, ICT, distance learning.
www.futureacademy.org.uk

12-13 October: LEBHM-17, the 5th International Conference on Studies in Law, Education, Business and Hospitality Management, takes place in Bali, Indonesia, in October. About 60 topics under the title themes.
flebp.org

12-13 October: WCEDU 2017, the World Conference on Education, takes place in Colombo, Sri Lanka, in October. More than 20 conference topics, from “Art education” to “Youth and education” via “Global issues in education” and “Learning assessments”. Supporting journals are: Elixir International Journal, Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, Asian Journal of Education & Training and The International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education.
educationconferences.co

12-14 October: The AAC&U 2017 Conference Global Engagement and Social Responsibility: Higher Education’s Role in Addressing Global Crises takes place in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, organised by the Association of American Colleges and Universities. The conference will highlight how institutions explore the local and the global, providing students with opportunities to apply new learning in diverse contexts – including through nuanced deliberation about the complexity of the real-world issues of our time.
www.aacu.org/meetings/global

By 15 October; 27-28 October: The 2nd General Education Conference takes place at University College, Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, on 27-28 October, on the theme Learning Transformation Towards 21st Century Work Skills. Many topics under broad themes: Academic Track – Quality fundamentals: Quality of teaching and learning; Digitalisation of learning; Perception of quality higher education; Bridging the gap between academia and the workplace; Quality inclusion of special needs and gifted children; Management track – Operational excellence: Procedure of quality assurance of learning; Leadership and management; Stakeholders’ engagement; Learning communities of professionals. Final paper submission deadline 15 October.
www.adu.ac.ae

16-17 October: ICLICE 2017, the 8th International Conference on Language, Innovation, Culture and Education, takes place in London, UK, organised by ICSAI.org. Many topics under the title themes.
iclice8.icsai.org

16-17 October: A workshop on Universities in Regional Innovation Ecosystems: Coherent Policies for Europe Beyond 2020 is hosted by the University of Tartu, Estonia, organised by the European University Association in collaboration with Universities Estonia and Universities Finland in the framework of the EUA Expert Group on Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3).
eua2017.ut.ee

16-18 October: The MISTRALS programme workshop on Climate Change Impacts in the Mediterranean Region takes place in Montpellier, France. It will present recent research conducted on climate change impacts in the Mediterranean region within the framework of the various MISTRALS programmes, and propose common perspectives. It is associated with the Mediterranean Experts for Climate Change initiative and is endorsed by Med-CORDEX. The MISTRALS international meta-programme is based on different thematic programmes (BioDivMex, ChArMEx, HyMEX, MERMex, PaleoMeX, SICMed) the majority of which address the issue of climate change impacts, while the Mediterranean region is considered a "hot spot" for this global change.
cc-mistrals2017.sciencesconf.org (French)
cc-mistrals2017.sciencesconf.org (English)

17 October: A seminar on The future for international research partnerships: Responding to Brexit, the Newton Fund and new relationships takes place in London, UK, organised by Westminster Higher Education Forum. As the UK begins the process of leaving the European Union, the seminar looks at priorities for international collaborations and partnerships in research. Sessions will focus on developing the UK’s international profile in the global research landscape and the key challenges and opportunities associated with leaving the EU and developing new partnerships. Delegates will discuss future involvement in Horizon 2020, availability of European Research Council funding and mobility of researchers; further discussion will assess next steps for the Newton Fund and its links with new partners and priorities for new research partnerships, including case studies of current collaborative projects outside the EU, the current state of global partnerships and key concerns from both R&D businesses and academics.
www.westminsterforumprojects.co.uk

17-19 October: The 52nd Annual Assembly of CLADEA, the Latin American Council of Management Schools, is hosted in October by California State University, San Bernardino, USA, on the theme Breaking the Mold: Anticipating the Future of Global Education. Conference tracks are: Economics, finance and accounting; Leadership and human capital management; Ethics, social responsibility and the environment; Entrepreneurship and SMEs; Operations management and TT.II; Marketing; General management and strategy; Innovation and innovatation management; Globalisation of business schools and their challenges – accreditation and educational quality; Cases.
www.cladea.org

17-20 October: GMA VII (Global Meeting of Associations) and IAU 2017, the International Association of Universities’ International Conference, take place in Accra, Ghana, both hosted by the University of Ghana and the Association of African Universities on the theme Leadership for a Changing Public-private Funding Higher Education Landscape. IAU 2017 is held 18-20 October and is open to all interested participants. The GMA VII takes place on 17-18 October and is open only to leaders of national, regional and international associations and organisations of higher education institutions. Submissions deadline for the IAU 2017 call for relevant case studies 1 May.
www.iau-aiu.net

18 October: The conference The Future for Higher and Degree Apprenticeships – Expansion, Integration and Standards takes place in London, UK, organised by the Westminster Employment Forum. It follows the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy earlier this year, and comes as many employers are expressing concern at their ability to meeting their higher-level skills needs, post-Brexit. Delegates will discuss the lessons that can be learnt following the introduction of the DA programmes, as well as further opportunities for engaging employers and promoting Degree Apprenticeships as an option for young people. Further sessions will consider the challenges for maintaining the quality of programmes and the lessons that can be learnt from higher-level apprenticeship programmes from other countries. The seminar will bring together policy-makers with key stakeholders including universities, FE colleges, representatives of employers and trade unions, careers advisors, trade and professional associations, academics, and members of the national and trade press.
www.westminsterforumprojects.co.uk

18-19 October: LBETM-17, the 9th International Conference on Law, Business, Education and Tourism Management takes place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, sponsored by the International Association of Humanities, Social Sciences and Management Researchers. Many topics under the title themes.
hssmr.org

23-24 October: The conference European Universities in the Energy Transition: Towards a Clean Energy Future, the 6th UNI-SET Energy Clustering Event, takes place in Brussels, Belgium, organised by EUA-EPUE, the European Platform of Universities in Energy Research and Education, and the UNI-SET consortium. The conference will showcase the important contribution and mobilisation of universities towards a carbon-neutral society and particularly towards the goals of the Energy Union and the Strategic Energy Technology Plan.
www.eua.be

23-25 October: The 2017 ICBTS International Academic Multidisciplines Research Conference takes place in Berlin, Germany, in October, sponsored by the ICBTS Conference Center. About 30 topics, from Anthropology to Women’s history.
www.icbtsconference.com

23-26 October: IICE-2017, the Ireland International Conference on Education, takes place in Dublin, Ireland, in October, organised by the Infonomics Society. This international refereed conference promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from education. The aim of IICE 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. About 60 conference topics, from Academic advising and counselling to Wireless applications. Submissions/proposals deadlines between 1 and 12 May.
www.iicedu.org

24-25 October: The conference Social Innovation – Research and Policy of the Future: Towards a comprehensive innovation policy is hosted jointly by the European Union’s 7th Framework Programme project SI-DRIVE – Social Innovation – Driving Force of Social Change, the Horizon 2020 programme SIC – Social Innovation Community, the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts and NET4SOCIETY, a network of national contact points in Horizon 2020. It will bring together social innovators, academics and politicians.
ec.europa.eu

27-28 October: The 2nd General Education Conference takes place at University College, Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, on 27-28 October, on the theme Learning Transformation Towards 21st Century Work Skills. Many topics under broad themes: Academic Track – Quality fundamentals: Quality of teaching and learning; Digitalisation of learning; Perception of quality higher education; Bridging the gap between academia and the workplace; Quality inclusion of special needs and gifted children; Management track – Operational excellence: Procedure of quality assurance of learning; Leadership and management; Stakeholders’ engagement; Learning communities of professionals.
www.adu.ac.ae

By 30 October; 17-18 November: The CinéDrones International Film Festival 2017, the first and largest European drone event dedicated to the art of aerial cinematography using drones, takes place in Saint-Médard-en-Jalles, France, in November. The organisers are calling for entries for competition and out-of-competition screenings. Many categories, themes and prizes. Japan is the guest country, in partnership with Fukuoka City and FIFF, the Fukuoka International Film Festival. Films will be judged by a jury of cinematic professionals with support of partners from the film industry, media, new technologies, higher education, private enterprises and local institutions. Deadline for registration and submitting films 30 October.
filmfreeway.com

30-31 October: G-SLATE 2017, the 3rd International Conference on the Globalization of Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education, takes place in Honolulu, Hawaii, in October, organised by INTESDA, the International Education for Sustainable Development Alliance, on the theme Breaking Barriers. About 16 conference topics from “Approaches to teaching ELT and L2” to “Sociolinguistics of globalization”.
intesda.org

By 1 November; 23-26 April: IICE-2018, the Ireland International Conference on Education, takes place in Dublin, Ireland, in April, organised by the Infonomics Society. Short abstract submissions deadline 1 November.
www.iicedu.org

2-4 November: The AAC&U Conference Transforming STEM Higher Education: Discovery, Innovation and the Value of Evidence takes place in San Francisco, California, USA, organised by the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Conference themes are: Undergraduate STEM teaching and learning: contexts, content and relevancy; Supporting, rewarding and building capacity of STEM faculty; Inclusive excellence/broadening participation in STEM higher education; Assessment and evidence for high-quality undergraduate STEM learning; Understanding effective strategies for transforming institutional cultures for undergraduate STEM reform.
www.aacu.org/meetings/stem

2-4 November: The 2nd GAPS World Congress on Global Access to Postsecondary Education, on Working Together for a Democratised Postsecondary Education: A Key to Sustainable Development, takes place in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The priority themes are: The research, policy and praxis nexus to advance access; Still standing in the way: race, ethnicity and caste; Creating access: who must join the access conversation? Access and success in action – applying access and inclusion strategies in specific contexts. The GAPS initiative, started in 2011, is an independent, non-profit and non-governmental organisation incorporated in The Hague, The Netherlands.
www.gaps-education.org

6-10 November: The 5th International Symposium and Conference on Creative Education takes place in Tampere, Finland, in November, organised by the Council for Creative Education, Finland in association with the City of Tampere, University of Tampere and the University of Eastern Finland, on the theme Together … We Create. Conference topics are: Future of formal schooling; Designing learning spaces; Pedagogical leadership; Philosophy of creativity; Creativity and togetherness; Creativity in curriculum; Interactive learning technologies; Sustainable education; Expression of emotions through creations; Understanding important educational concepts through arts. Abstract submission deadline 30 May.
www.ccefinland.org

7-9 November: ICEPL-Fall 2017, the 2017 International Conference on Education, Psychology and Learning - Fall Session, takes place in Kitakyushu, Japan, in November. More than 70 topics under the broad themes of Psychology, and Education and learning.
iainst.org

9-10 November: The 10th International Conference ICT for Language Learning takes place in November in Florence, Italy. The objective of the conference is to promote transnational cooperation and share good practice in the field of the application of information and communication technologies to language learning and teaching.
conference.pixel-online.net

13-16 November: The EngHum workshop and conference Engaged Humanities: Preserving and Revitalizing Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage takes place in Warsaw, Poland, organised by the Faculty of Artes Liberales, University of Warsaw, the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS, University of London) and Leiden University. This is an international meeting of scientists and language activists working together on language documentation and revitalisation. The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. The pre-conference workshop takes place on 13-14 November.
engagedhumanities.al.uw.edu.pl

14 November: The seminar Next Steps for Developing the 2021 Research Excellence Framework takes place in London, UK. It offers an opportunity to discuss the composition of the next cycle of the Research Excellence Framework following the publication of outcomes from HEFCE’s consultation on REF2021. Kim Hackett REF Manager and Head of Research Assessment, HEFCE, gives a keynote contribution on key outcomes of the consultation; and delegates will discuss suggested reforms to the framework proposed by Lord Stern’s review, which included recommendations for a broadening of the definition of impact, and for all active research staff in an institution to be submitted as part of the REF process, ending the portability of research outputs if an academic changes institution. Key areas for discussion will include options for reforming expert panel structures to reflect diversity and strategies for reducing ‘gaming’ in the system. Further sessions will focus on the REF’s encouragement of interdisciplinary and collaborative research and proposed changes to ‘research environment’ criteria, such as institution-level assessment.
www.westminsterforumprojects.co.uk

16-18 November: ICERI2017, the 10th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, takes place in Seville, Spain, in November. More than 100 topics under broad headings: Global issues in education and research; Education: new trends and experiences; New challenges in 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.
iated.org/iceri

17-18 November: The CinéDrones International Film Festival 2017, the first and largest European drone event dedicated to the art of aerial cinematography using drones, takes place in Saint-Médard-en-Jalles, France. Many categories, themes and prizes. Japan is the guest country, in partnership with Fukuoka City and FIFF, the Fukuoka International Film Festival.
filmfreeway.com

18-19 November: ICAR-Nov 2017, the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Research, takes place in November in Melbourne, Australia, organised by APIAR, the Asia Pacific Institute of Advanced Research, on the theme Focus on the Future. The conference will cover disciplines in business, social sciences, education and ICTs.
www.apiar.org.au

18-23 November: LGEU-5, the 5th Session of the International Association of Universities’ Leading Globally Engaged Universities (LGEU) is hosted by Sohar University, Oman. LGEU provides an international peer-learning space that helps higher education leaders prepare for the multiple responsibilities they take on in a challenging global context while also recognising local and regional opportunities and constraints. LGEU participants analyse skills needed for leadership in general and in the individual HEIs while also assessing their personal strengths and approaches.
www.iau-aiu.net

19-22 November: CBIE 2017, the 51st Annual Conference of the Canadian Bureau for International Education, takes place in Halifax, Novia Scotia, Canada, on the theme Pathways in International Education: Charting the Course.
cbie.ca

22-23 November: ELBIS, the International Conference on Education, Law, Business and Interdisciplinary Studies, takes place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, sponsored by Emirates Association of Arts and Management Professionals. Many topics under the title themes.
elbis.eaamp.org

22-24 November: The 13th QS-APPLE – Quacquarelli Symonds Asia-Pacific Professional Leaders in Education – conference takes place in Taichung, Taiwan, co-hosted by China Medical University and Asia University. The event includes parallel sessions featuring general and specific aspects of international higher education; plenary sessions with keynote addresses by leading authorities on higher education; the QS Square Debate; exhibition of higher education institutions from around the world presenting their institutions and programmes; creative awards for best international education promotional design; and “vibrant” social programme.
qsapple.org

23-25 November: The 12th European Quality Assurance Forum, Responsible QA: Committing to Impact, is hosted by the University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia, organised by ENQA (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education), ESU (European Students’ Union), EUA (European Universities Association) and EURASHE (European Association of Institutions in Higher Education). The event will explore current developments in research, policy and practice across Europe that tackle the need for quality assurance to meet the needs of a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
www.eua.be

24-26 November: ICNIT 2017, the 8th International Conference on Networking and Information Technology, takes place in Penang, Malaysia, in November. It aims to provide a forum for researchers, practitioners and professionals from both the industry and the academia to share their newest research findings and results.
www.icnit.org

27-29 November: FOHE-BPRC3, the 3rd Future of Higher Education – Bologna Process Researchers’ Conference takes place in Bucharest, Romania, in November, organised jointly by the Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding, the National University of Political Science and Public Administration and the Romanian Ministry of National Education. The conference is part of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) official calendar of events and conferences, promoting and sustaining the development of EHEA. It aims at providing a unique forum for dialogue between researchers, experts and policy makers in the field of higher education. The five conference sub-themes are: Bologna Process and the wider world of higher education; Social dimension within a quality oriented HE system; Twenty years of Bologna and a decade of EHEA: what’s next? Transparency tools – impact and future developments; Financing and governance.
fohe-bprc.forhe.ro

By 30 November; 5-7 March: INTED2018, the 12th annual Technology, Education and Development Conference, takes place in Valencia, Spain, in March. About 100 topics under the themes General issues; Experiences in education; New trends in the higher education area; International projects; Pedagogical and didactical innovations; Research in education; Virtual universities; Technological issues in education; Computer supported collaborative work; Educational software and serious games; Curriculum design and innovation; Quality assurance in education; University-industry collaboration; E-content management and development. Abstracts submission deadline 30 November.
iated.org

By 30 November; 1-3 April: e-CASE & e-Tech 2018, the 2018 International Conference on e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society, e-Education, and e-Technology, takes place in Osaka, Japan, in April, organised by Chulalongkorn University, Thailand; Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Japan; Shih Chien University, Taiwan; and Knowledge Association of Taiwan. More than 160 conference topics on the conference title themes. Submissions deadline 30 November.
tw-knowledge.org/ecase

By 30 November; 1-3 April: ISEP 2018, the 2018 International Symposium on Education and Psychology, takes place in Osaka, Japan, in April, organised by Chugoku Gakuen University, Japan; Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Japan; Shih Chien University, Taiwan; and Knowledge Association of Taiwan. The main objective of ISEP is to provide a platform for researchers, academicians, practitioners and industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in the fields of Education and Psychology. It 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. Submissions deadline 30 November.
tw-knowledge.org/isep

By 30 November; 1-3 April: IConEGS 2018, the 2018 International Conference on Education and Global Studies, takes place in Osaka, Japan, in April, organised by Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Japan. The main objective of the conference 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 Global Studies. Submissions deadline 30 November.
tw-knowledge.org/iconegs

By 1 December; 1-2 March: The 14th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society takes place at St John’s University, Manhattan Campus, New York, USA, in March, with special focus on Regeneration, Autonomy and Sustainability – Productive Technologies and the Green Economy. Conference themes are: Technologies and human usability; Technologies in knowledge sharing; Ubiquitous learning; Technologies in society. Next proposals deadline 1 December.
techandsoc.com

By 1 December; 25-28 June: CICE-2018, the Canada International Conference on Education, takes place at the University of Toronto Mississauga in June. More than 100 conference topics under the themes: Art education; Adult education; Business education; Course management; Curriculum, research and development; Educational foundations; Learning/ teaching methodologies and assessment; Global issues in education and research; Pedagogy; Research management; Ubiquitous learning; Ubiquitous computing; Research in progress. Abstracts submission deadline 1 December.
ciceducation.org

4 December: GSE2017, the 6th Global Summit on Education, takes place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, sponsored by World Conferences.net on the theme Trends and Challenges in Education. Topics include: Pedagogy; Curriculum and instruction; Education curriculum research and development; Distance education; Educational leadership; Educational administration; Education policy and leadership; Educational technology; Educational psychology; Religion and education studies; Special needs.
worldconferences.net

By 4 December; 2-6 January: The 2018 Clute International Academic Conference on Business Orlando takes place in Orlando, Florida, USA, in January, sponsored by Clute Institute. The conference provides a forum for faculty and administrators to present their research on all aspects of business and business education. Twenty-five topics from Accounting to Taxes. Clute is also hosting an International Conference on Education (2nd link) and International Conference on Technology in Education (3rd link) on the same days, same place. One registration fee allows entry to all three conferences. Submissions deadline 4 December.
clute-bus.com/clute-international-academic-conference-on-business-orlando
clute-edu.com/clute-international-conference-education-orlando
clute-tech.com/clute-international-conference-on-technology-in-education-orlando

4-6 December: ICLSSE-17, the 9th International Conference on Languages, Social Sciences, Education and Interdisciplinary Studies takes place in London, UK, in December, sponsored by the Higher Education and Innovation Group (HEAIG). More than 50 conference topics under the title themes.
hssis.org

5 December: A seminar on The Teaching Excellence Framework – Development and Implementation Post-Higher Education and Research Act takes place in London, UK, organised by Westminster Higher Education Forum. It is timed to follow the release of the TEF’s year 2 results and year 3 specifications and will look at the next steps for developing and reforming the framework, and future priorities for its implementation in universities. It also follows the TEF entering the third year of its implementation and the granting of royal assent to the Higher Education and Research Act. After the government’s announcement of subject-level pilot specification delegates will discuss possible composition of pilots together with subject case studies, and how the TEF can be developed to demonstrate diversity across teaching provision at UK universities; and potential challenges of delivering this stage to UK HEIs, such as the impact of the subject categorisation system on ratings and how a good institutional score in year 2 might dissuade institutions from partaking in year 3. Further sessions will assess the recently released results from year 2 of the exercise, discussing the current composition of framework metrics and areas for potential reform and development, and focusing on the state of current metrics of assessment as well as the forthcoming enhancement of graduate outcomes data and the proposal to include a new metric on value for money. Additional discussion will focus on delivering year 3 of the framework with a keynote contribution from Graeme Rosenberg, TEF Manager, HEFCE.
www.westminsterforumprojects.co.uk

6 December: A seminar on Next Steps for Apprenticeships and Skills Development in Scotland takes place in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, organised by Scotland Policy Conferences. It will provide an opportunity for delegates to discuss the next steps for Scotland’s skills development and apprenticeships policy following introduction of the Apprenticeships Levy, introduced in April, and the rollout of foundation and graduates’ apprenticeships; and to consider options for promoting vocational qualifications as a positive pathway for young people, including the need for increased uptake from groups such as women, BME communities and individuals with disabilities. Sessions will focus on the rollout of foundation apprenticeships and how the qualification can develop greater partnership working between education and industry; the introduction of graduate apprenticeships across Scottish universities, considering their potential impact on addressing the mid-career skills gap; implementation of the Apprenticeship Levy and implications of the levy on companies working in multiple regions of the United Kingdom; and ways in which to offset uncertainty surrounding the working of the Scottish government’s Workforce Development Fund which aims to support employers design and implement workforce development and training programmes.
www.scotlandpolicyconferences.co.uk

6-8 December: OEB Global, the “global, cross-sector conference on technology supported learning and training”, takes place in Berlin, Germany, in December, under the patronage of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, on the theme Learning Uncertainty. Conference topics are: Adapting for action; Collaborating to compete; Redefining learning technology; Designing to engage; Enhancing new skills learning; Made to measure learning. Proposals deadline 29 May.
oeb.global

By 8 December; 16-18 February: IICEDubai2018, the IAFOR International Conference on Education – Dubai 2018, and IICLLDubai2018, the IAFOR International Conference on Language Learning – Dubai 2018, take place in Dubai, UAE, in February. Registration for either conference will allow delegates to attend sessions in the other. Final abstract submissions deadline 8 December.
iicedubai.iafor.org
iiclldubai.iafor.org

9-11 December: ICLLL 2017, the 7th International Conference on Languages, Literature and Linguistics, takes place in Kyoto, Japan, in December. The event aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas and research results about all aspects of languages, literature and linguistics, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted.
www.iclll.org

11-14 December: WCSNE-2017, the World Congress on Special Needs Education, takes place in December at the University of Cambridge, UK, organised by the Infonomics Society. The Congress is dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in special needs education, promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from educational and industrial sectors and aims 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. Topics include 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. Submission/proposals deadlines 10 or 15 May.
wcsne.org

11-17 December: The 7th GKEN Conference/ Workshop Event, Accelerating Educational Excellence in Africa, takes place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in December, organised by Global Knowledge Exchange Network. The conference will provide a global communication forum bringing together academics, practitioners, researchers, policy-makers and other stakeholder groups to discuss progress made and also explore further challenges faced by contemporary societies in accelerating education excellence in the wider African continent and ultimately to generate ideas to provide promising directions for future research. The workshop will offer participants the opportunity to gain practical knowledge and insight from leading experts in specialised fields including public health, education, management, information technology and systems among other disciplines. It will also include hosting the 1st CPD (Continuous Professional Development) programme and a PDP (Personal Development Plan), events aimed at helping to meet proficiency needs of up-and-coming professionals and research candidates. Details about the conference from info@gken.uk .
www.gken.uk

16-18 December: MGIEP, the UNESCO Mahatma Ghandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development, is organising TECH, the international Transforming Education for Humanity Conference, in Visakhapatnam, India, in December to advance Digital Pedagogies for Building Peaceful and Sustainable Societies, supported by the Government of India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development and the State Government of Andhra Pradesh. TECH is inviting submissions for proposals on the following themes for presentation through panel discussions, workshops, e-posters, learning zone &c: 21st Century skills; 21st Century schools for inclusive, equitable and quality education; 21st Century policies for the implementation and mainstreaming of digital pedagogies in education systems.
mgiep.tech

By 20 December; 15-18 July: WCE-2018, the World Congress on Education, takes place in Dublin, Ireland, in July. Many conference topics in the areas of: Accessible world; Adult education; Art education; 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. Submissions deadline 20 December.
worldconedu.org

20-22 December: ICETC, the 9th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers, takes place in Barcelona, Spain, in December. The conference objective is to present latest research results in the title themes, exchange new ideas, applications and experiences, establish business or research relations and find global partners for future collaborations.
www.icetc.org

By 29 December; 2-4 March: APCAR-2018, the 6th Asia Pacific Conference on Advanced Research, takes place in Melbourne, Australia, in March, sponsored by APIAR, the Asia Pacific Institute of Advanced Research, on the theme Meeting the Challenge. Subject areas are Business, Education, Social Sciences and Information Technology. Abstract submission deadline 29 December.
apiar.org.au


2018

2-6 January: The 2018 Clute International Academic Conference on Business Orlando takes place in Orlando, Florida, USA, in January, sponsored by Clute Institute. The conference provides a forum for faculty and administrators to present their research on all aspects of business and business education. Twenty-five topics from Accounting to Taxes. Clute is also hosting an International Conference on Education (2nd link) and International Conference on Technology in Education (3rd link) on the same days, same place. One registration fee allows entry to all three conferences.
clute-bus.com/clute-international-academic-conference-on-business-orlando
clute-edu.com/clute-international-conference-education-orlando
clute-tech.com/clute-international-conference-on-technology-in-education-orlando

By 1 February; 5-7 March: The 13th Annual Education and Development Conference takes place in March in Bangkok, Thailand, organised by Tomorrow People Organization. Nearly 40 conference topics, from Adult education to Vocational education and training. Submissions deadline 1 February.
www.ed-conference.org

16-18 February: IICEDubai2018, the IAFOR International Conference on Education – Dubai 2018, and IICLLDubai2018, the IAFOR International Conference on Language Learning – Dubai 2018, take place in Dubai, UAE, in February. Registration for either conference will allow delegates to attend sessions in the other.
iicedubai.iafor.org
iiclldubai.iafor.org

18-21 February: The AIEA Annual Conference takes place in Washington DC in February, organised by the Association of International Education Administrators on the theme The Internationalization Imperative in Turbulent Times. Conference sub-themes focus on university leaders (‘senior international officers’) as visionaries, strategic planners, ethical leaders, skilled communicators and change agents, and other topics concerning the internationalisation of higher education “in these turbulent times”.
www.aieaworld.org

1-2 March: The 14th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society takes place at St John’s University, Manhattan Campus, New York, USA, in March, with special focus on Regeneration, Autonomy and Sustainability – Productive Technologies and the Green Economy. Conference themes are: Technologies and human usability; Technologies in knowledge sharing; Ubiquitous learning; Technologies in society.
techandsoc.com

2-3 March - The 11th International Conference on E-learning and Innovative Pedagogies takes place at St John’s University, Manhattan Campus, New York, USA. Conference themes are: Pedagogies; Institutions; Technologies; Social transformations.
ubi-learn.com

2-4 March: APCAR-2018, the 6th Asia Pacific Conference on Advanced Research, takes place in Melbourne, Australia, in March, sponsored by APIAR, the Asia Pacific Institute of Advanced Research, on the theme Meeting the Challenge. Subject areas are Business, Education, Social Sciences and Information Technology.
apiar.org.au

5-7 March: The 13th Annual Education and Development Conference takes place in March in Bangkok, Thailand, organised by Tomorrow People Organization. Nearly 40 conference topics, from Adult education to Vocational education and training.
www.ed-conference.org

5-7 March: INTED2018, the 12th annual Technology, Education and Development Conference, takes place in Valencia, Spain, in March. About 100 topics under the themes General issues; Experiences in education; New trends in the higher education area; International projects; Pedagogical and didactical innovations; Research in education; Virtual universities; Technological issues in education; Computer supported collaborative work; Educational software and serious games; Curriculum design and innovation; Quality assurance in education; University-industry collaboration; E-content management and development.
iated.org

15-16 March: The 18th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organizations takes place at the University of Konstanz, Germany. More than 50 topics divided into conference themes: Management education; Change management; Knowledge management; Organisational cultures.
organization-studies.com

25-29 March: The CIES 2018 Annual Conference takes place in Mexico City, Mexico, in March, organised by the Comparative and International Education Society on the theme Remapping Global Education: South-North Dialogue. Issues for discussion include: Southern theories and methodologies; South-South collaboration, theories and practice; Rethinking North-South dichotomies; Indigenous epistemologies; Education initiatives for and by Aboriginals, indigenous peoples and first nations; Post-structural theories, research and practice; Global inequalities in knowledge production and exchange.
cies2018.org

1-3 April: ISEP 2018, the 2018 International Symposium on Education and Psychology, takes place in Osaka, Japan, in April, organised by Chugoku Gakuen University, Japan; Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Japan; Shih Chien University, Taiwan; and Knowledge Association of Taiwan. The main objective of ISEP is to provide a platform for researchers, academicians, practitioners and industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in the fields of Education and Psychology. It 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.
tw-knowledge.org/isep

1-3 April: e-CASE & e-Tech 2018, the 2018 International Conference on e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society, e-Education, and e-Technology, takes place in Osaka, Japan, in April, organised by Chulalongkorn University, Thailand; Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Japan; Shih Chien University, Taiwan; and Knowledge Association of Taiwan. More than 160 conference topics on the conference title themes.
tw-knowledge.org/ecase

1-3 April: IConEGS 2018, the 2018 International Conference on Education and Global Studies, takes place in Osaka, Japan, in April, organised by Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Japan. The main objective of the conference 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 Global Studies.
tw-knowledge.org/iconegs

23-26 April: IICE-2018, the Ireland International Conference on Education, takes place in Dublin, Ireland, in April, organised by the Infonomics Society.
www.iicedu.org

2-4 May: Going Global 2018, organised by the British Council, takes place in May in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on the theme Global Connections, Local Impact: Creating 21st Century Skills, Knowledge and Impact for Society-wide Good. The conference will address questions including: Against the backdrop of financial, environmental and political challenges how can leaders and policy makers develop a well understood role for institutions in terms of their social obligation and knowledge economy impact? What are the top priorities in ensuring national tertiary education is fit to shape societies of the future, meeting future needs of students, employers and communities? How can global tertiary networks contribute to their achievement? And it will address challenges for the future of international higher education such as: New skills, new graduates; Social mobility and international mobility; Demonstrating impact; Future-proofing HEI systems.
www.britishcouncil.org

21-23 June: The 25th International Conference on Learning takes place at the University of Athens, Greece, organised by The Learner. 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; Technologies in learning; Literacies learning; Science, mathematics and technology learning. Submissions of presentation proposals may be made until 30 days before the conference starts.
thelearner.com

25-28 June: CICE-2018, the Canada International Conference on Education, takes place at the University of Toronto Mississauga in June. More than 100 conference topics under the themes: Art education; Adult education; Business education; Course management; Curriculum, research and development; Educational foundations; Learning/ teaching methodologies and assessment; Global issues in education and research; Pedagogy; Research management; Ubiquitous learning; Ubiquitous computing; Research in progress.
ciceducation.org

15-18 July: WCE-2018, the World Congress on Education, takes place in Dublin, Ireland, in July. Many conference topics in the areas of: Accessible world; Adult education; Art education; 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.
worldconedu.org

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