Nedan presenteras såväl forskarkonferenser som konferenser och seminarier riktade till personer med intresse inom fältet livslångt och vuxnas lärande.



Nordic Literacy Conference, 14-16 August 2016, Turkulänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
The 3rd Baltic Sea – 17th Nordic Literacy Conference will take place on
14−16 August 2016 in Turku/Åbo, Finland. The event is hosted by FinRA,
the Finnish Reading Association. This is a Baltic/Nordic conference
hosted by a Baltic/Nordic country on an even year, as the European
literacy conference is held every odd year.

15th International Conference ICTEL on Teaching, Education and Learning, 18-19 August 2016, Istanbullänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
This conference provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new
ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish research
relations and to find global partners for future collaboration.

Educating the Best Teachers: a Challenge for Teacher Education, 22-24 August 2016, Eindhovenlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
At the conference interaction and exchange between participants will be encouraged by means of active presentation formats and a variety of meetings. Key-notes will be discussed in smaller groups, possibilities will be created to meet other conference participants, speed dates will be held to find international sparring partners and collaboration will be stimulated.

Refugees in Europe - a challenge for Civil Society, 25-26 August 2016, Berlinlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
Facing challenges of the massive refugee influx, Civil society and small operations have been making a real difference, for example, along the so-called Balkan-Route, or in the receiving cities in Germany. A special responsibility relays on humanitarian actors and other stakeholders of civil society. Therefor the seminar is aimed to analyse the challenges for civil society, especially adult education. 

Nordisk innspill-konferanse om læring i og for arbeidslivet, 26 augusti, Malmölänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
Nordisk ministerråd satser på kunnskapsutvikling på tvers av utdannings­systemer, arbeids- og samfunnsliv. Man etterlyser mer effektive samarbeidsformer mellom arbeidsliv og voksnes læring for å fremme individuell mobilitet og bedre stilling i arbeidslivet.

2016 International Conference on Positive Aging, 26-27 August 2016, Washingtonlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
The 8th International Conference on Positive Aging will be held in Washington, DC, Aug. 25-27, 2016, hosted by the Society of Certified Senior Advisors and supported (as in the past) by Fielding Graduate University and its Creative Longevity and Wisdom Program.


The idea is the idea of growth, 2 September 2016, Stockholmlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
Deirdre N. McCloskey is a well-known economist and historian and rhetorician. She has written 17 books and around 400 scholarly pieces on topics ranging from technical economics and statistical theory to transgender advocacy and the ethics of the bourgeois virtues. McCloskey is a well-known free market economist.

Crossroads Conference, 5-9 September 2016, Budapestlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
The conference explores the ways in which social, cultural and geographical mobilities, transitions and transformations are interpreted, constructed and re-constructed through the theory and practice of intercultural education and aims to create an open forum for intercultural education theorists, practitioners, and students to engage with current issues. The conference is organised on the basis of strands focusing on specific thematic areas which are accompanied by student panels coordinated by early career researchers.

Adult Education in Cities and Regions - a European Perspective, 8-9 September 2016, Aachenlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
The conference intends not only to provide information, but to offer a social space of professional adult education dialogue, discussion and exchange between research, policy making and adult learning providers. Therefore, all participants are invited to present themselves and their activities linked to adult learning in cities and regions in one or another way.

2016 Triennial ESREA Conference, 8-11 September 2016, Maynoothlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
This event is the 2016 Triennial Conference of the European Society for Research on the Education of Adults (ESREA) and it will bring together researchers and scholars from across Europe and beyond to discuss learning, power and creativity.

Education Culture Society Conference 2016, 12-14 September 2016, Wroclawlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
The aim of the conference is the promotion of young academics as well as creation of an international transdisciplinary academic community. The main topics are usually problems of contemporary education related to the cultural and social change.

Work and education-cooperation and innovation - Education and vocational training of prisoners in the Nordic countries, 12-15 September 2016, Reykjaviklänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
Fra den 12 – 15 september 2016 afholder Nordisk Netværk for Fængselsundervisning en fællesnordisk konference om samarbejde og innovation i arbejdsdrift og uddannelse for indsatte i nordiske fængsler.
Konferencen, der afholdes hvert andet år på skift mellem de nordiske lande, er denne gang i Island med Kriminalvårdsstyrelsen i Island som hovedarrangör.

Folkbildningens forskningsdag, 13 september 2016, Stockholmlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
Välkommen till en arena där praktiskt verksamma inom folkbildningen möter forskare! Vi riktar oss till företrädare för studieförbund, folkhögskolor, bibliotek och andra arenor i det civila samhället. Årets konferens tar upp folkbildningens roll och utmaningar när det gäller migration, inkludering och delaktighet.

Kartläggning av nyanländas lärande, 15 september 2016, Stockholmlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
Den 15 september bjuder Skolporten in till en konferens om nyanländas lärande. Konferensen tar upp frågor som: Vem ska ansvara för kartläggningen av nyanländas lärande? Vem gör vad? Och vilken kompetens behövs på skolan?

Etiken i praktiken, 15-16 september 2016, Malmölänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
En mötesplats för oss alla som arbetar med specialpedagogik inom vuxenutbildningen i Norden. Vi är så många som vill ge alla elever de bästa möjligheterna till lärande utifrån en god etisk grund. Hur gör vi på bästa sätt? Kan det bli bra på olika sätt? Låt oss ta del av forskning, relevant yrkeskunskap och personliga erfarenheter och reflektera över våra praktiker.

2016 Lifespan Respite Learning Symposium, 20-22 September 2016, Denverlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
The theme for the conference is Elevate Respite, reflecting the innovations being made toward respite care in Colorado and nationwide. The need for respite care services and supports is greater than ever before and continues to climb, with nearly 4 in 10 Americans serving as family caregivers.

Att möta människor - en gemensam nätverkskonferens inom ViS, 23 september 2016, Stockholmlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
Tre nätverksgrupper ViS Matematik, ViSa Administratörer och SiV Studie- och yrkesvägledare inom Vuxenutbildningen inbjuder till konferens i Stockholm.

The Creative Age: Global Perspectives on Creativity & Aging, 24-28 September 2016, Washington DClänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
With special emphasis on Global Brain Health, Age Friendly Communities, and Creative Caregiving the conference will refresh, equip, and inspire your work – across the street and around the globe as we learn and engage with one another.

International Adult Education Conference in Croatia, 26-28 September 2016, Zagreblänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
Croatian Andragogy Society organises an international conference on adult education and so far, 6 conference have took place. These conferences are a place for presenting new scientific research results in the field of adult education, a place for discussion and a meeting place for scientist from neighbouring countries and other European countries.

Assets Learning Conference, 28-30 September 2016, Washington DClänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
As the only event of its kind to address the entire range of moments that affect an individual’s or family’s financial well-being, the ALC offers sessions about savings for adults and children, entrepreneurship and self-employment, homeownership, strategies to close the racial wealth divide, the integration of financial capability services and more.


Promoting Adult Education under the Erasmus+ Program, 6-7 October 2016, Lisbon
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The Portuguese Erasmus+ Education and Training National Agency is glad to announce that registration is now open for the PT NA Transnational Cooperation Activity (TCA) "Promoting Adult Education under the Erasmus+ Program", which will be held in Lisbon, 6 and 7 October 2016.

Cedefop Policy Learning Forum (PLF), 6-7 October 2016, Thessaloniki
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The PLF on defining and writing of learning outcomes for VET qualifications targets national and sectoral experts directly involved in the writing of learning outcomes for VET. Note that the number of participants will be limited: an early indication of interest in the event will therefore be appreciated.

Morgondagens vinnare, 10-11 oktober 2016, Stockholmlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
Universitets- och högskolerådet bjuder, i samarbete med Skolverket och Myndigheten för yrkeshögskolan, in till två fullspäckade dagar där du får veta mer om hur internationella utbyten och utlandspraktik kan öka yrkesutbildningens kvalitet och attraktionskraft.

Employability and Skills Wales Convention 2016, 13 October 2016, Cardifflänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
The Convention brings together high profile speakers from across the whole journey from pre-employment to post employment support; including contributions from Welsh Government, Department for Work and Pensions, Jobcentre Plus, training providers and other stakeholders across Wales.

Skolledarkonferens - Anpassat lärande, en organisatorisk utmaning, 18 oktober 2016, Göteborglänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
För åttonde hösten i rad inbjuder Specialpedagogiska skolmyndigheten (SPSM), Västra regionen till en heldagskonferens för rektorer och skolledare. Moderator är Per Skoglund, SPSM. Konferensen är kostnadsfri, men utebliven närvaro utan avanmälan senast den 5 oktober faktureras 500kr + moms.

International conference on competence theory, research and practice, 19-21 October, Wageningenlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
Professional competence can leave much to be desired, but also way over what can be expected. Was the rescue of Apollo XIII a matter of superior expertise, brilliant capability or extreme competence? The question is, does this word game really matter? These, and more, questions will be raised during the international conference on competence theory, research and practice.

The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, 19-21 October 2016, Romelänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
European higher education is now also challenged by developments as larger student numbers and yet keeping an excellent quality level; by the growing demand in society for continuing professional education for innovation in businesses; and by the movement for open education. Recently, the refugee crisis has led to an emergency situation that additionally challenges the higher education sector. Generations and possibly countries will be lost, if higher education is not provided for them. Flexible education is an essential part of the solution.


Nordic Working Life Conference, 2-4 November 2016, Tamperelänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
The main theme of the conference, "Hard Times?", will involve discussion on the connection between the current crises and working life. In the recent past, the globalisation of production became commonplace, but the Nordic countries survived this process. However, in the present day, trends indicate that this situation might have changed.

EDU World 2016, 4-6 November 2016, University of Pitesti, Romanialänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
The aim of this conference is to create a debate conference concerning the great challenges which the contemporary society addresses to education of everywhere: globalization, interculturality, development, communication, partnership, profesionalisation, qualification.

Mimers årliga forskarkonferens, 8-9 november 2016, Malmölänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
I år arrangeras konferensen i samarbete med Institutionen för Urbana Studier vid Malmö högskola och Region Skåne. Vid årets konferens uppmärksammas särskilt den samtida flyktingsituationen och dess utmaningar för folkbildningen i ljuset av de satsningar som nu görs på bland annat studieförbund och folkhögskolor i Norden.

Making learning visible, 10-11 November 2016, Thessalonikilänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
Validation of non-formal and informal learning is about making visible and giving value to this diverse and often unique learning. One major purpose of validation is to make it possible for individuals to take advantage of the outcomes of their learning experiences and use them to gain access to employment and/or education opportunities.

NECE 2016 "Crossing Borders. Migration and Citizenship Education in Europe", 10-12 November 2016, Zagreblänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
Through a number of activities, NECE aims to provide transparency about stakeholders and approaches in citizenship education, and to inspire transnational discussions on the topics and challenges facing the field. It brings together academics, practitioners, and policymakers at the European level, and stimulates knowledge transfer and information exchange on good practices – thereby raising awareness of the impact of citizenship education and fostering co-operation and projects.

Aging in a multicultural world – individual and social contexts of learning, 17-19 November 2016, Wroclawlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
The aim of the 7th ELOA conference is to discuss what kind of research, regarding culture, is present in older adult education in academic communities. What are the cultural, social, philosophical and psychological backgrounds of learning of older adults? How do these issues influence the formulation of fundamental life and professional questions in a changing multicultural world and an aging society?

Nurturing solidarity in diversity: an interdisciplinary colloquium, 23-24 November 2016, Antwerplänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
This colloquium aims to put the spotlight on scholarship that develops conceptual and practical tools for interventions aimed at nurturing solidarity-in-diversity.

OEB 2016, 30 November - 2 December 2016, Berlinlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
Theme 2016: Owning Learning. Tomorrow’s learning is about ownership. We will own our learning. We will control what, where, when and how we learn. We will access, link, combine, interpret and interact with knowledge. We will be empowered as never before. We will make learning work for us.



Researching older learners conferences, study tours and exchange, 12-18 February 2017, Australia and New ZealandPDF (pdf, 1.7 MB)
Researchers rarely get an opportunity to exchange insights and ideas from opposite sides of the globe. This series of Feb 2017 events aims to connect cutting edge researchers, policy makers and practitioners involved in older adult learning:from across Europe, Australia and New Zealand in the spirit of mutual cooperation and discovery.


2017 Global Intergenerational Conference, 13-17 June 2016, Milwaukee
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Four days featuring new releases in intergenerational research, policies and practices. This conference is a number one hit for leaders, educators and all intergenerational advocates from around the world.

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