Issue 223, March 2015
30 March–1 April 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark
The conference theme will be ‘Contemporary youth, contemporary risks’.
Visit the Journal of Youth Studies Conference website
7–8 May 2015, Melbourne
This national conference will be run jointly by Critical Agendas, Young and Well CRC, ReachOut and the Alannah and Madeline Foundation. Visit the Understanding and Promoting the Mental Health & Wellbeing of Young People website
13 May 2015, London
For professionals working in health, education, social care, the police and the third sector.
Visit the Preventing Female Genital Mutilation Conference website
18–19 May 2015, Melbourne
Visit the 3rd Annual Child Aware Approaches Conference website
18–19 May 2015, Surfers Paradise
Visit the Eating Disorders Australia website
21 May–12 June 2015, Several venues
Brisbane, Fremantle, Melbourne, Sydney
Visit the Positive Schools website
10–12 June 2015, Nicosia, Cyprus
The theme is ‘Theory and method in child and youth research’.
Visit the the International Childhood and Youth Research Network website
24–26 June 2015, Cairns, Queensland
One of the conference themes is: ‘New concepts, research and practices in suicide prevention – Youth’. Abstracts close on 24 March 2015.
Download the call for abstracts
29–30 June 2015, Gold Coast
This well-organised conference has keynote speakers locked in.
Visit the No 2 Bullying website
29–30 June 2015, Newcastle
The theme is ‘Stuff That REALLY Works’, and will explore programs, strategies and ideas for working with young people.
Visit the RYDON website
29–30 June 2015, Canberra
This year’s theme will be ‘Home. School. Work.’.
Visit the Australian Youth Mentoring Conference
6–8 July 2015, Sydney
The themes for this year’s conference will be ‘Youth, Pathways, and Skills’. Abstracts have now closed and registrations open in March.
Visit the National Vocational Education and Training Resource Conference website
8–11 July 2015, Wellington, New Zealand
The theme will be ‘Growing healthy children, young people and families’.
Visit the Conference of the Australiasian Human Development Association website
28–30 September 2015, Sydney
The call for papers for this conference closes on 20 April.
Visit the Australian Social Policy Conference website
8–10 October 2015, Montreal, Canada
Visit the IAYMH website
9–10 November 2015, Melbourne
Youth unemployment will feature prominently in this event, which is an initiative of the Australia and New Zealand Mental Health Association.
Visit the Long-Term Unemployment website
11–13 November 2015, Melbourne
Visit the Youth Health Conference website