The Complete List of Education Events 2019 and Beyond (updated October 2019)

Education events are critical to the development of the education sector.
They provide the opportunity for you to discover new knowledge, techniques, products and services.
They also provide the opportunity to promote and show off your new ideas.
When looking for a conference to attend it can be a tedious task to find the right one for you.

This post is listing some of the most popular upcoming education conferences in the UK, Europe and US detailing the important information of each along with links to the main events making it easy for you to complete your search for the perfect conference.
Some of the conferences listed here include the BETT Conference, OEB Global, the Clute International Academic Conferences Dublin, and the UH Computing Education Conference.
Please note, not all information has currently been provided on the conference websites, so be sure to keep an eye out for any future updates here.


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The Bett Show (BETT) is an annual trade show aimed at transforming education and to bring together people, ideas, practices and technology that have the power to transform education.
This is one of the world’s biggest education events and has over 30K attendees, 12k leaders within education and 136 countries represented.
On top of this 90% of visitors, this is one of the best places to learn about education technology. BETT held a show in 2019 and some of the exhibitor zones included:

  • The technology you need to run your school
  • Classroom equipment and hardware
  • Classroom services
  • Classroom materials
  • Country pavilions
  • Business solutions

Attendees who came included:

  • London metropolitan university
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • Green park community primary school
  • Ofsted
  • United Arab Emirates ministry of education
  • Department for education
  • Children’s support service
  • Monash University
  • British science association

This year the same great event is happening but with more of an emphasis on innovation and the latest on education technology and will provide the best place for companies to show off their ideas to the best educators and decision-makers in the world.
This year the event is taking place in London (one of the top locations for Education Technology – edtech) and will have:

  • More than 800 leading edtech providers
  • 150 CDP sessions led by experts
  • Pre-arranged business meetings
  • All of the same great stuff that took place this year

Where and when:

London, 22nd – 25th January 2020

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The Computing Education Practice Conference

The Computing Education Practice Conference is hosting an event in computing education practice. It will provide you with the opportunity to discuss with like-minded people the challenges and opportunities that currently face people in computing education.

The event will also act as a platform for presenting and exploring ideas and approaches.

The event is designed for practitioners and researchers in computing education, both within computing departments and other areas (so it’s not just limited to computing). The event is designed to be a community meaning everybody is encouraged to participate even if they are not presenting.

For people who are not presenting, they will have the opportunity to network.

When and Where

Thursday 9th January 2020, Durham University, Lower Mountjoy, South Rd, Durham DH1 3LE

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LEEF National Urban Environmental Education Conference 2019

The London Environmental Educators Forum (LEEF) is hosting the National Urban Environmental Education Conference on the 7th of October 2019.
Urban Education is putting in place best practices to make sure there are learning opportunities and to ensure the well-being and environmental quality of cities.
LEEF is a large contributor to Urban Education and to celebrate their 30th birthday, they are hosting an event that will showcase the best urban environmental education in London.
Make sure to keep an eye on the website as more information is to come.

Where and When:

Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD – Mon, October 7, 2019 – 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM (BST)

Book Tickets:

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LEEF National Urban Environmental Education Conference 2020

The London Environmental Educators Forum (LEEF) is hosting the National Urban Environmental Education Conference.
Urban Education is putting in place best practices to make sure there are learning opportunities and to ensure the well-being and environmental quality of cities.
LEEF is a large contributor to Urban Education and to mark LEEF’s 30th anniversary year, they are hosting an event that will showcase the best urban environmental education in London as well as to look ahead into future challenges.

When and Where

Monday 10th February 2020, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD

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Nexus Education Awards 2020

The Nexus Education Awards 2020 aims to recognise the overall contribution of educational bloggers, school leaders and providers towards education across the UK.

The co-founders of Nexus education say ‘’This free to attend event is our thank you for helping to build Nexus Education into one of the most engaged platforms for teachers in the UK to share ideas, resources and free CPD. We will be providing fantastic guest speakers, well earned individual awards and complimentary food and drink. We want to stand out as a company that gives back to our community and we can think of no better way than the Nexus Education Blog Awards’’.

When and Where

Friday 21st February 2020, Tottington Primary School, Moorside Road, Tottington, BL8 3HR

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Council of Deans Health Research Strategy Conference

The council of deans health is hosting a research strategy conference that will focus on exploring research excellence, capacity building and research under a global and interdisciplinary context.

This event will be useful for people in nursing, midwifery and allied health faculty and anyone interested in increasing health research capacity and fostering excellence in health research.

When and Where

19th February 2020, Woburn House, Tavistock Square, Kings Cross, London WC1H 9HQ

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Media Education Summit 2020

The Media Education Summit 2020 brings together a global network of researchers, educators and practitioners working across all aspects of media education, media and digital literacy education and media and technology in education.

It will provide the opportunity to showcase leading research, pedagogy and innovation in all aspects of media education.

This event has been running for thirteen years and is convened by the UK’s Centre for Excellence in Media Practice in collaboration with the School of Media and Communication located at the University of Leeds.

The primary theme for this conference is Media Education, Diversity and Voice.

When and Where

Thursday 2nd April – Friday 3rd April 2020, University of Leeds, School of Media &, Communications, LS2 9JT Leeds, United Kingdom

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Future of Training Conference

The future of Training Conference will focus on evidence-based research from classroom practices. The types of speakers attending this event include speakers from various countries and teaching/training schools. The type of research covered includes results from collaborative projects based on action research, supported experiments, case studies, narrative enquiries and professional product development.

Attending this event will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Be part of the innovation in teacher education
  • Meet conference delegates that are leaders in the industry
  • Gain insight into real-life teaching experiences
  • To network and build connections

When and Where

Saturday 9th November 2019, International House London, 16 Stukeley Street, London, WC2B 5LQ

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The 2nd International Conference on the Future of Education (ICFEDU)

The 2nd international conference on the Future of Education will be held in London. ICFEDU is focused on promoting collaborative excellence for academicians to professionals in the field of education.

The primary aim of this conference is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various fields within education to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy.

This conference will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Meet people from all over the world
  • Network with these people
  • Develop new partnerships and associations with key decision-makers across all sectors of education
  • Learn and share the latest research findings and future impact of developments in education

A wide variety of people can attend this conference, this ranges from Undergraduates, graduates/postgraduates, librarians, study abroad advisors, faculty – teachers, lecturers, researchers, professors, head of depts and deans, Vice-chancellors, chancellors, college and university presidents), policymakers and stakeholders

When and Where

1st April – 3rd April 2020, Imperial College Business School, South Kensington Campus, Ayrton Rd, Kensington, London, SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom

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The Future of Legal Education and Training Conference 2020

The future of Legal Education and Training Conference is taking a similar approach to the event that was held in 2019.

The conference had sessions on entrepreneurship, cross-disciplinary skills from law and computer science, solicitors qualifying examination, education and training, clinical legal education, mental health, wellbeing and resilience, diversity.

For a list of upcoming sessions keep an eye out for any updates on the legal cheek website.

This is a conference to watch out for as there will be TED-style talks that include the most interesting and inspiring people from the legal profession and the capacity has doubled from last year.
This will provide the opportunity to meet a plethora of different professionals and gain real interesting insights and ideas.

When and Where

Thursday 14th May 2020, Kings Place London, King’s Cross, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG

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EdTechX 2020

The EdTechX 2020 event will provide a unique opportunity to engage with educators, innovators and influencers from around the world to collaborate on solutions for today’s challenges.

This event includes:

  • Over 150 speakers and 60 keynotes
  • Panel discussions
  • Workshops
  • Startup pitches

Some of the companies that have supported EdTechX include Cambridge, Future Learn, PWC and LEGO Education.

When and Where

18th June 2020, Tobacco Quay, Wapping Ln, London E1W 2SF

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The National Education Show

The National Education Show is the largest Welsh education conference and is designed to give you new knowledge, resources and guidance that will improve, raise the bar and improve standards within education.
The conference has both exhibits and seminars for you to attend.
The exhibits include:

  • Over 3000 professionals within education (from the UK)
  • Exposure to email and social media campaigns
  • The chance to develop new leads in business and present your newest products

The seminars include:

  • Developing confident learners
  • Supporting children with social communication needs
  • Bring your lessons to life with BBC teach
  • Rebuilding schools from bottom up

Where and When:

City Hall, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3ND – Friday 25th October 2019

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iNACOL Symposium

iNACOL is an industry-leading online learning platform, they have held multiple conferences over the years.
In 2016 they held the iNACOL blended and online learning symposium that brought together 3500 educators and experts in one place and covered K-12 blended and online learning, competency-based courses, policies, research and quality assurance.
This year the iNACOL Symposium is aimed towards shaping the future of K-12 education (Kindergarten to 12th grade).
The main theme for this convention is “Shining a Light on the Future of Learning” and will consist of the groups of people – experts, practitioners, educators, policymakers and researchers. This year the convention will provide the opportunity to:

  • Network
  • Gain access to different areas of expertise

Analyses and trends within personalised and competency-based learning
This event consists of more than 200 sessions all with a specific course that will guide participants towards sessions that fit in with their learning needs, this makes sure everything discovered/learnt is relevant.

Where and When:

Palm Springs, California – 28th -31st October 2019

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OEB Global

OEB global hosts global cross-sector conferences and exhibitions on technology-based learning and training and aims towards pushing boundaries, challenging preconceptions and developing new ideas that shape the future of e-learning and has been for the past 24 years.
The OEB event will let you:

  • See insights on opportunities and challenges that are shaping learning
  • Discover new technologies and how to use them
  • Discover practices, strategies and approaches to learning that are well proven by organisations
  • Take part in over 120 activities/sessions along with over 300 speakers from different disciplines along with over 2500 professionals in the learning sector

For more of an insight on the type of content, here are some highlights from last year included talks that discussed learning’s central role and humanity in the age of machine intelligence, plenary sessions on:
This house believes all learning experiences should be fun, workplace learning that covers science, data and good practices.

Where and When:

OEB Learning Technologies Europe GmbH, Leibnizstrasse 32, 10625 Berlin, Germany – 27th – 29th November 2019

Book Tickets:

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London International Conference on Education

The London International Conference on Education (LICE) is hosting an event on the 9th – 11th December 2019.
LICE is an international conference which is dedicated to the development of theory and practices in education, it also helps promote the excellence between academics and professionals in education.
Over the years LICE has developed strong networks of leading researchers from different educational fields and is designed so these professionals from these different fields can fill in gaps of knowledge, help promote research and contribute towards the future of education.
The main event provides academics with the opportunity to:

  • Network with global participants
  • Create and develop partnerships/associations with important people from different sectors
  • Learn more about the most recent findings in research and the impact this research has on the future
  • Present your own services and products as well as promote your brand at one of the world’s top international education conferences

This event is open to Undergraduates, Graduates/Postgraduates, Librarians, Study Abroad Advisors, Faculty (Teachers, Lecturers, Researchers, Professors, Head of Department, Deans), Vice-Chancellors, Chancellors, College and University Presidents), Policy Makers and Stakeholders from all sectors of education.

When and Where:

Infonomics Society, Level 33, 25 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5LQ – 9th – 11th December 2019

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Conclusion: The Complete List of Education Events 2019 and Beyond (updated October 2019)

There are a plethora of education conferences to attend with many different fields of expertise.

In short, education conferences are great for all types of people within education ranging from undergraduates all the way to stakeholders.

These types of conferences are a great way to ask questions to people who really know what they are talking about and fill in gaps of knowledge, network, promote ideas and products.

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Conferences and events are also a great way to meet people of similar interests and possibly make some new friends along the way! For a quick reference here is the complete list of conferences:

  • BETT
  • Computing Education Practice Conference
  • LEEF National Urban Environmental Education Conference 2019
  • LEEF National Urban Environmental Education Conference 2020
  • Nexus Education Awards 2020
  • Council of Deans Health Research Strategy Conference
  • Media Education Summit 2020
  • Future of Training Conference
  • The 2nd International Conference on the Future of Education (ICFEDU)
  • The Future of Legal Education and Training Conference 2020
  • EdTechX 2020
  • The National Education Show
  • iNACOL Symposium
  • OEB Global
  • London International Conference on Education

Hopefully, some of these events will pique your interest, if not keep an eye out for any future listings on our blog.


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