Continuing Professional Education

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provides flexible access to QUT's academic teaching resources. As a commercial unit, CPE can provide corporations, government, professional associations and the community with 'life-long learning' opportunities through:

  • conference management services
  • short courses for professional or personal development (including bridging courses)
  • customised non-award training programs, for local and international organisations

CPE's strengths are derived from its commercial focus and partnership with QUT faculties. This arrangement provides the advantages of quality assured academic services in a flexible, responsive and client focused environment.

CPE courses

We manage the delivery of a range of professional and personal development courses. This includes customised programs to meet the short course (non-award) training requirements of corporate and government organisations.

CPE Courses

Conference services

QUT Events offers a complete conference management service for professional association and academic conferences that have (or seek) a partnership with QUT. Our conference management team is highly experienced in coordinating national and international conferences of all sizes. Services include:

  • conference planning
  • budget
  • conference program
  • speaker abstract and/or paper peer reviews
  • social program
  • marketing
  • conference website
  • printing
  • delegate registration
  • accommodation
  • travel requirements
  • sponsorship and trade exhibitions
  • venue and audiovisual requirements
  • cash management and banking
  • finance
  • post-conference services
Conference services

Our advantages

QUT Events, which sits within the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) unit, provides a comprehensive conference and event management service to QUT faculties and to professional associations. We have a team of experienced conference organisers, well versed in running conferences at QUT or commercial venues in Queensland and interstate.

Our expertise in conference and event management is supported by QUT's extensive infrastructure and in-house systems. This is the largest and most experienced conference organising unit in a Queensland university.

QUT's 'real-world' reputation, its high ranking in a range of academic disciplines and its central city location make it the perfect partner for organising your professional or academic conferences.

To discuss a proposed conference please contact CPE.


Continuing Professional Education