Regardless of your programme, going to and/or presenting at academic conferences can be a great way for you to broaden your perspectives, get to know your academic community and your field, and find opportunities for research, publication, and/or professional development. Furthermore, funding is also available for EDST students to cover some or all their conference expenses (please see below for more information).

Conference Calendar 2018-19

The following table contains a list of upcoming conferences that are education-related, and is prepared as a convenient reference for students in EDST. It is not exhaustive and will be constantly updated. Please contact us if you would like to contribute an event to this list. Note that this table is presented for informational purposes only, and the GAAs are not responsible for the accuracy of the information presented. For up-to-date information, please refer to the respective conference websites, or contact the organisers directly.

Conference NAME Date City Country CFP Deadline
International Teacher Education Conference Aug 8-10, 2018 Indiana University, Bloomington, IN United States August 3, 2018
Oxford Ethnography and Education Conference 2018 Sep 18-20, 2018 New College Oxford, Oxford United Kingdom Passed (attend only)
8th Annual International Conference on Education & e-Learning (EeL 2018) Sep 24-26, 2018 Singapore Singapore Jul 31, 2018
25th Canadian Ethnic Studies Association Conference Oct 11-13, 2018 Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, AB Canada March 31, 2018
The Asian Conference on Education Oct 13-15, 2018 Tokyo Japan Jul 31, 2018
Global Summit & EdTech Expo: Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age Oct 16-18, 2018 Toronto, ON Canada See website
The 19th Annual Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference Oct 17-18, 2018 New Orleans, LA United States See website
The 19th International Conference on Education Research (ICER) Oct 17-19, 2018 Seoul Republic of Korea Jul 27, 2018
Research on Women and Education (RWE) Oct 26-28, 2018 San Antonio, TX United States Jul 15, 2018
13th International Transformative Learning Conference Nov 7-10, 2018 Teachers College at Columbia University, New York, NY United States Jul 16, 2018
2018 CIEE Annual Conference Nov 7-10, 2018 Barcelona Spain Oct 24, 2018 (reg.)
43rd Annual ASHE Conference Nov 14–17, 2018 Tampa, FL United States May 4, 2018
2nd International Conference on Global Education and e-Learning (GLOBED 2018) Nov 15-16, 2018 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Aug 23, 2018
CBIE 2018 Nov 18-21, 2018 Ottawa, ON Canada Sep 15, 2018 (early bird reg.)
2018 PAGE Conference (Create and Innovate: Cultivating the Gifted Mind) Nov 19-20, 2018 Cranberry Twp, PA United States Sep 14, 2018 (registration)
20th International Conference on Educational Leadership 2018 Nov 26-27, 2018 San Francisco, CA United States Aug 10, 2018
ICCT 2019: 21st International Conference on Critical Thinking Jan 14-15, 2019 Zurich Switzerland Aug 10, 2018
2019 AIEA Annual Conference Jan 20-23, 2019 San Francisco, CA United States Closed (attend only)
Association of American Colleges and Universities Annual Meeting 2019 Jan 23-26, 2019 Atlanta, GA United States Jul 25, 2018
Community Colleges for International Development (CCID) Annual Conference 2019 Feb 1-4, 2019 San Diego, CA United States Sep 14, 2018
7th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference Mar 2-5, 2019 Boston, MA United States Aug 30, 2018
29th Annual CCIS Conference Mar 6-8, 2019 Annapolis, MD United States Sep 15, 2018
NASPA Annual Conference 2019 Mar 9-13, 2019 Los Angeles, CA United States Sep 4, 2018
The 8th International Conference on Information Technology in Education (CITE 2019) Mar 23-25, 2019 Xi’an People’s Republic of China Nov 4, 2018
Asia-Pacific Assoc. for International Education 2019 Conference Mar 25-29, 2019 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia TBA
The Forum on Education Abroad 15th Annual Conference Mar 27-29, 2019 Denver, CO United States Sep 7, 2018
2019 AERA Annual Meeting Apr 5-9, 2019 Toronto, ON Canada Jul 23, 2018
2019 EUA Annual Conference Apr 11-12, 2019 Paris France TBA
FAUBAI 2019 Apr 13-17, 2019 Belem Brazil TBA
CIES 2019: Education for Sustainability Apr 14-18, 2019 San Francisco, CA United States Sep/Oct (see website)
Popular Culture Association 2019 National Conference Apr 17-20, 2019 Washington DC United States Nov 1, 2018
CONNECT: Canada’s Learning and Technology Conference 2019 Apr 30 – May 3, 2019 Niagara Falls, ON Canada See website
The Summit of Educational Leadership 2019 May 12-14, 2019 Banff, AB Canada See website
British Council Going Global 2019 May 13-15, 2019 Berlin Germany Oct 5, 2018
The 15th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (QI2019) May 15-18, 2019 Champaign, IL United States Dec 1, 2018
NAFSA 2019: Global Leadership, Learning, & Change May 26-31, 2019 Washington DC United States Apr 12, 2019 (reg.)
Canadian Association for University Continuing Education (CAUCE) 2019 Conference May 29–31, 2019 Hamilton, ON Canada TBA
Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) 2018 Conference Jun 1-5, 2019 Vancouver, BC (at UBC) Canada Oct 1, 2018
Congress 2019 Jun 1-7, 2019 Vancouver, BC Canada See website
CACUSS Conference 2019 Jun 16–19, 2019 Calgary, AB Canada See website
BCCIE Summer Conference Jun 23-26, 2019 Whistler, BC Canada Feb 1, 2019
The Canada International Conference on Education (CICE) Jun 24–27, 2019 Mississauga, ON Canada Nov 5, 2018
The Twenty-sixth International Conference on Learning Jul 24-26, 2019 Belfast Northern Ireland Aug 24, 2018
Gender Summit 2019 Aug 28-29, 2019 Singapore Singapore TBA
World Conference on Online Learning Nov 3-7, 2019 Dublin Ireland TBA
CBIE 2019 Nov 17-20, 2019 Winnipeg, MB Canada TBA
44th Annual ASHE Conference Nov 13-16, 2019 Portland, OR United States TBA
45th Annual ASHE Conference Nov 18-21, 2020 New Orleans, LA United States TBA

Funding for EDST Students

Funding to cover students’ travel and conference expenses is available from four main sources. Details presented on this page is for information only. Please refer to the websites of each grant/award for up-to-date information.

  1. Faculty of Education Graduate Student Conference Travel Grant
    Maximum coverage: CAD750 per degree (information as of September 2018)
    N.B.: Student must be presenting at the conference
  2. G+PS Graduate Student Travel Fund
    Maximum coverage: CAD500 per degree (information as of September 2018)
    N.B.: Student must be presenting at the conference
  3. EDST Graduate Student Travel and Research Presentation Funding
    Maximum coverage: CAD2,000 per degree (information as of September 2018)
    N.B.: Student must have exhausted awards by Faculty of Education and G+PS (i.e. 1 and 2) before they may apply for EDST funding.  Student must also be presenting at the conference
  4. Funding by Conference Associations / Organisers
    Some scholarly associations and/or conference organisers may also award student presenters full or partial funding on a competitive or needs-based basis. Please consult with the association(s) and/or organiser(s) to find out if such awards are available