2018 International Conference



 Time to nominate for the 2018 Educate Plus Advancement Awards

Nominations are now open for the preeminent Advancement Awards program in Australasia. Closing Date for submissions 15 July 2018.

The 3 finalists from each category will be offered a free TEDx Presentation Training Course (either online or at the half day pre-conference workshop) and  also invited to showcase their nomination in a 5 min presentation at the Breakfast Blitz session at the 2018 International Conference.

Download the latest Conference Program to read about our Keynote and some of our International Speakers 

Find out why Mara is going….

 Conference Times

Pre-conference: Full day Master Class and Discover Advancement begin at 9:00am. Half day sessions run from 1:00pm – 4:30pm

Welcome Drinks: 5:30pm Auckland War Memorial Museum (Meet at 4:45pm at Sky City for a 4:50pm departure)

Day One: Begins 8:30am on Wednesday 5 September Chapter Dinners at various locations 7:00pm

Day Two: Main program begins at 9:00am Awards Breakfast Blitz from 7:30am. Conference Dinner 6:30pm Eden Park (Buses depart 5:30pm)

Day Three: Begins 9:00am. Conference concludes at 1:50pm. Site tours begin 2:00pm

 Group Discounts

Please note when booking 5 or more from your team, you will receive a 10% discount off the entire fee. To take advantage of this offer, register your team and request to pay later. Then send michelle@educateplus.edu.au an email asking for an updated invoice with your discount applied.

Click Here for flight and accommodation bookings. 

We have secured discounted accommodation and flight rates which are exclusive to the attendees of the Educate Plus International 2018 Conference. Be sure to book early through this booking form to secure your room and negotiated rates at the host venue and nearby. Click Here for flight and accommodation bookings. 

 Register Today

Register HERE for the 2018 International Conference at Sky City, Auckland New Zealand. 

This is a premier opportunity to learn new skills, network internationally with people who do the same work as you and develop your career!  But don’t take it from us, hear what other members have to say:



Like what you’ve heard? So, who should attend?

Anyone who works in the areas of: 

Yes, that means YOU!


 Why this conference?

Approximately 80 speakers will present to delegates in both the tertiary and school sectors and will not only motivate you with leading practice but will share success stories, highlight new techniques and approaches and leave you inspired to challenge your own thinking and review how you can escalate your career aspirations.


 What’s new in 2018?

Bring your big Boss along

As our members’ careers advance, so do our programs. This year we introduce a fifth pillar: General Advancement & Leadership 

Day One of the conference will have numerous sessions specifically designed for current and aspiring leaders, Boards and Foundations. The program will also have a range of high level sessions specifically designed to cater for the most experienced practitioners. 


 What to expect:

  • Pre-Conference Program of Workshops and Masterclasses
  • 3-Day Main Conference
  • Marketplace exhibition area
  • Social program of events for networking opportunities both internationally and with local colleagues



Just do it!



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NZ Delegates – $1240 NZD (Early Bird rate)

Australian Delegates – $1240 AUD – GST Free (Early Bird rate) This is the same as or cheaper than the 2012 Conference!

Non Members $1690 AUD – GST Free 

Accommodation options range from $87 pp shared apartment through to $295 pp at a 5 Star venue.

Full registration package includes:

  • Attendance at any session in any stream
  • Welcome drinks (Tuesday 4 Sept) and Sponsor’s Drinks (Wednesday 5 Sept)
  • Morning and afternoon refreshments and lunches during conference (incl Awards Lunch)
  • Conference Gala Dinner (Thursday 6 Sept)
  • Conference satchel, lanyard, program
  • Delegate contact list

Day /Half Day registration package includes:

  • Attendance at any session included in full day or half-day period
  • Refreshments served during full-day or half-day sessions
  • Conference program

Additional Social Program tickets:

Please note that ‘Full registration’ includes: Welcome Drinks, Awards Lunch and Gala Dinner. Fill out these options only if you require extra tickets for the events.


 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Expressions of interest are now open to businesses and organisations wishing to be involved in this major event. Please contact International Conference Manager, tina@educateplus.edu.au


 We thank our Sponsors