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Key Education, EdTech, and eLearning events and handy event calenders

eLearning and EdTech education conferences

EdTech World Forum - A fairly small event but supported by most of the big names in EdTech, with around 200 delegates and 25 speakers.

World of Learning - A leading L&D show, ideally for senior L&D professionals.

Learning Technologies - With 9000 visitors attending, it's become Europe's leading learning technology show.

The World Education Forum - The world’s largest gathering of education and skills ministers.

The EdTech Sumit - Around 4000 visitors, 50 suppliers, and many focused on the school / K12 sector.

BETT Show - By far the largest education trade show in the UK, with a global EdTech focus.

Sector groups, associations, and event organisers

Association of Colleges - The AoC Annual Conference and Exhibition is the must-attend FE event. Leaders, innovators, and trailblazers will come together to discuss, debate, and shape the response to some of the country’s biggest issues.

Advance-HE Events Calendar - Events focused on supporting those in higher education at all levels of experience

AELP Events - The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) - a national membership body, represents around 800 organisations that deliver training and vocational learning in the UK.

BCS Events - Professional IT society in the UK with global influence. Events, webinars, and hybrids focused on IT, Tech, and Digital in KS1-KS4 vocational routes and professional development.

BESA Events - The trade body for education suppliers in the UK. They support and run events in the UK and internationally, and offer a range of halo programs to support innovation and investment in EdTech.

CIPD Events - A very large (160k members) professional body for HR and L&D professionals focused on people development and driving positive change in the world of work.

CILIP Events - The library and information association are the leading voice for the information, knowledge management and library profession.

Convenzis - Education conferences focused on K12 MATS and Schools, one of which being the National MAT Conference.

Education and Training Foundation Events - Working to support teachers and leaders across further education and training sectors.

FE News Events - A great news and insights source covering education, employability, further education, skills, and apprenticeship news.

JISC Events - JISC's mission statement is ' improve lives through the digital transformation of education and research...' Funded by HEI and FE membership, JISC serves their members on a broad scope of areas, from connectivity and cloud to student experience, and open access content.

IEP Events - Institute of employability professionals is a great source of employability and skills research for members and networking opportunities. If this is your area of focus, corporate or individual membership is worthwhile.

The LPI Events - Learning and Performance Institute - a membership organization for L&D professionals.

TechUK Events - Trade association for digital technology-focused companies, mostly SME's. TECHUK run a wide range of micro conferences and event to encourage collaboration, networking, and innovation.

UCISA Events - A member-led niche association for digital practitioners in education. Almost all UK HEI's are UCISA members.

Whitehall Media Events - A conference organiser focused on delivering high-level events covering groundbreaking trends, tools, and technology for both government and business.

WonkHE - Higher-ed policy debate, analysis, and commentary. Events are focused on professional development and keeping up-to-speed on all things impacting higher education.


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