Why attend?

AIEC brings the entire Australian international education industry together. If you work in international education, you can’t afford to miss it!

Meet who’s who in international education

Meet with leading academics, administrators and policy advisors who come together to discuss and shape the future direction of international education. 

Broad appeal, topical focus

AIEC offers a bespoke program built to meet the needs of the international education industry, designed from invited and submitted proposals. Program sessions cater to all sectors, cover a broad range of topics and are suitable to industry veterans as well as newcomers to the industry.

 Professional development

Gain important and relevant knowledge, discover best practices, industry insights, innovative approaches and trends.

International reach, local focus

Be part of the conversation between the best of international thought leaders and local industry experts. 

Networking opportunities

Connect with new and old contacts while learning all you need to know to develop your international strategy.

Long history

AIEC is co-hosted by IDP Education and the International Education Association of Australia (IEAA), offering 30 years of history, hot topics and expert commentary. 

Value for money

  • Full registration includes access to all sessions, networking social events on each night and full catering for three days.
  • Special rates for IEAA members and IDP Education clients, as well as early bird discounted prices
  • Special rates on conference accommodation options to suit all budgets


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Key dates

1 June 2016 - Registration opens

19 August 2016- Early bird closes

18 October 2016 - Conference starts