Other conferences related to family wellbeing

Information on AIFS Conferences and events can be found on the AIFS events page.

A list of conferences and events run by other organisations relevant to family research, policy and practice is below.

For information on these events, please contact the respective conference organiser. Information about these conferences has been obtained from a variety of sources. No liability for the accuracy of dates or other content is assumed.

To add a conference, contact conferences or mail/ fax the Web Manager at the Institute.

This page was last updated on 24 April 2014.

2014  April 2014 | May 2014 | June 2014 | July 2014 | August 2014 | September 2014 | October 2014 | November 2014 | December 2014
2015  January 2015 | April 2015 | July 2015 | September 2015


April 2014

25-27 April Berkeley USA Fourth International Conference on Families with Parental Mental Health Challenges
29 April - 2 May New Orleans, Louisiana 19th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect

May 2014

1-2 May Preston, Vic Playgroup Victoria Conference
1-3 May Washington, USA Confronting family and community violence
5-8 May Athens, Greece Athens Institute Conference on Sociology
6 May Canberra, ACT CALD Ways - Culturally and linguistically diverse ageing sector forum new
6-9 May San Juan, Puerto Rico World Forum on Early Care and Education
7-9 May Birmingham, UK British Psychological Society
12-13 May Sydney, NSW Network of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies Conference new
14 May Perth, WA WA Family Pathways Network 2014 Conference
14-15 May Moorabbin, Vic. Leading practice - making a difference in the lives of children and families
16-18 May Stockholm, Sweden International Conference on Child Friendly Justice
18-21 May Jacksonville, USA National Conference for America's Children
20-23 May Istanbul, Turkey International Play Association World Congress
26-27 May Gold Coast, Qld Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference: Assessment, Prevention and Treatment
29-30 May Sydney, NSW Happiness and its causes
30 May Canberra, ACT Justice Connections Symposium
30 May Melbourne, Vic. VCOSS Summit

June 2014

4-6 June Melbourne, Vic. The National Indigenous Drug & Alcohol Conference 2014
9-10 June Brighton, UK Rethinking urbanisation and child poverty
10-11 June Melbourne, Vic. Crime Prevention and Communities
11-14 June Hong Kong The 10th International conference on Grief amd Bereavement in Contemporary Society
13 June Seymour, Vic. Emergency Management Forum new
16-19 June Belfast,Northern Ireland Campbell Collaboration Colloquium
23-24 June Sydney, NSW 2nd Annual Out-Of-Home Care Summit
25-25 June Wollongong, NSW Creating synergy : engaging clients, couples and communities

July 2014

1-4 July Amsterdam, Netherlands 7th European Conference on Positive Psychology
3-4 July Melbourne, Vic. Economic and Social Outlook Conference
5-6 July Perth, WA Aboriginal Health Conference
8-10 July Oxford, United Kingdom 6th ESRC Research Methods Festival
8-12 July Shanghai, China International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development
8-13 July Paris, France 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology
9-12 July Melbourne, Vic Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development
10-11 July Perth, WA Western Australian Youth Sector Conference
13-19 July Yokohama, Japan World Congress of Sociology
23-25 July Perth, WA Suicide Prevention Australia Conference new

August 2014

4-8 August Melbourne, Vic. International Childhood Trauma Conference
6-7 August Melbourne, Vic. National Centre Against Bullying Conference
7-10 August Washington, USA American Psychological Association Conference
13-15 August Brisbane, Qld International Conference on End of Life : Law, ethics, policy and practice
18-20 August Sydney, NSW Association of Children's Welfare Agencies
21-22 August Brisbane, Qld Youth Affairs Network of Qld Conference new
25-27 August Gold Coast, Qld International Mental Health Conference

September 2014

3-5 September Cape Town, South Africa Keeping Children Safe Conference
4-5 September Canberra, ACT Engaging Indigenous Economy Conference
4-7 September Melbourne, Vic. Early Childhood Australia 29th National Conference - Seasons of Change
7-10 September San Diego, USA International Conference and Summit on Violence, Abuse and Trauma new
8-12 September Darwin, NT International Evaluation Conference - Unleashing the power of evaluation
9-12 September Helsinki, Finland 10th European Conference on Gambling Studies and Policy Issues
14-17 September Nagoya, Japan International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect
15-17 September The Hague, Netherlands New directions in statelessness research & policy Forum
17-18 September Sydney, NSW Solving complex implementation problems: 2nd Biennial Australian Implementation Conference (AIC)
17-19 September New Orleans, USA CWLAs National Kinship Care Conference
17-20 September Gold Coast, Qld International Association for Volunteer Effort new

October 2014

1-3 October Sydney, NSW Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology

November 2014

4-6 November Adelaide, SA FRSA Conference new
16-18 November Gold Coast, Qld Australian National Carers Conference
17-19 November Leiden, The Netherlands International conference - 25 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
19-22 November Baltimore, USA National Council on Family Relations Conference
21-22 November Parkville, Vic. Honoring the child, honoring equity conference new
25-28 November Auckland, NZ International Indigenous Development Research Conference

December 2014

3-5 December Sydney, NSW Australasian Ethics Network Conference new
7-10 December Sydney, NSW ACSPRI - Social science methodology conference


January 2015

26-30 January Geneva, Switzerland World Congress on Juvenile Justice

April 2015

12-15 April Edinburgh, Scotland BAPSCAN Conference

July 2015

5-9 July Perth, WA International Symposium of the World Symposium of Victimology

September 2015

14-17 September Perth, WA SNAICC Conference

AIFS Conferences

The Australian Institute of Family Studies holds biennial conferences on family research and policy.