VET calendar

Updated 21 February 2017


10 August 2017 - 10 August 2017 - Gold Coast, Queensland

The Futuregen17 Conference is hosted by representatives from the education, youth and employment sector in order to meet the needs of organisations and individuals who are engaging with and supporting young people to achieve their education and employment goals. FUTUREgen Conferences are designed to allow for maximum participation with a focus on outcomes, professional development, application of theory and celebrating best practice.

The 2017 conference theme is Collaborating for Impact & Innovation. . 1300 557 426 .

ACPET National Conference

24 August 2017 - 25 August 2017 - Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Convenor: Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET)

ACPET’s national conference brings together 1200 members in Higher Education, Vocational Education, English language and foundation courses, and this years event will mark ACPET’s 25 year anniversary. . 03 6234 7844 .

ACAL National Conference 2017

12 September 2017 - 14 September 2017 - Darwin Convention Centre, Northern Territory

Convenor: Australian Council for Adult Literacy (ACAL)

In 2017 the Australian Council for Adult Literacy celebrates 40 years actively promoting language, literacy, numeracy, and communication advocacy and research. The Conference offers delegates a unique opportunity to explore the conditions required for more critically engaged debates about local, regional and global provision. This year's conference theme is Traders, Neighbours and Intruders: Points of Contact. . 03 9546 6892 .

2017 National VET Conference

13 September 2017 - 15 September 2017 - International Convention Centre, Sydney

Convenor: Velg Training

The theme for the two day conference is Building Quality in VET, and will provide attendees the opportunity to engage in a wide variety of plenary and elective sessions.

Delegates will be exposed to informative presenters and a wide variety of topics, opportunities to meet with product and service providers, and network with peers from across Australia. Additional Master Classes will be held preceding the National VET Conference on 13 September. 07 3866 0888. Visit conference website

World TVET Conference 2017

13 September 2017 - 14 September 2017 - Rydges Lakeland Resort, Queenstown, New Zealand

Convenor: International Vocational Education and Training Association (IVETA), Independent Tertiary Education New Zealand (ITENZ) and the Industry Training Federation (ITF)

World TVET 2017 will provide a unique convergence of networking, learning, and fun into a single package. This conference is for anyone with an interest in vocational education.

7th INAP Research Conference

2 October 2017 - 3 October 2017 - Washington, DC

Convenor: The International Network on Innovative Apprenticeship (INAP)

The INAP network was founded in March 2006 as an outcome of an international research project. This international network of apprenticeship researchers aims to improve apprenticeship systems and practices through research into, and dissemination of, instances of good practice.

Co- sponsored by the American Institute for Innovative Apprenticeship, Urban Institute, Research Network in Vocational Education and Training (VETNET), TVET Research Group (I:BB), University of Bremen, Germany, and University of Zurich, Switzerland, the theme for this year's conference is Modern Apprenticeships: Widening Their Scope, Sustaining Their Quality. . View conference website

31st Annual Australian International Education Conference

10 October 2017 - 13 October 2017 - Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania

Convenor: International Education Association of Australia (IEAA) and IDP Education

The theme for the 2017 conference is Embracing Diversity, and the program will feature world leading experts, unique social events and an exhibition. Program sessions cater to all sectors, cover a broad range of topics and are suitable to industry veterans as well as newcomers to the industry. Attendees will gain important and relevant knowledge, discover best practices, industry insights, innovative approaches and trends. . +61 3 9417 1350 .