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BCCIE Summer Conference provides an essential platform for the growth of BC’s International Education sector. BCCIE’s annual conference brings together more than 400 participants from our province, across Canada and beyond our borders. The conference attracts senior leaders, researchers, practitioners, student service providers, administrators, government, NGOs, and students to explore these ideas with the aim of strengthening our work and taking steps towards advancing outstanding leadership in the fields of International Education in BC.

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Tuesday, June 25 • 7:30am - 8:30am
Breakfast and Federal Update

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1. Federal Update:  Jennifer Daubeny, Executive Director, International Education Division, Global Affairs Canada
2. Role of the Trade Commissioner Service:  Mandeep Gill, Trade Commissioner, Regional Office Vancouver
3. Brief introduction to the Trade Commissioners from China, India, Vietnam, Brunei Darussalam and Mexico:  Tim Hopkins, Trade Commissioner, Global Affairs Canada
The key speakers will be joined by Trade Commissioners (Kim Ursu – China; Tam Anh Nguyen – Vietnam; Veronica Soto – Mexico, Anuj Bhasin – India; Eva Chin – Brunei Darussalam)


Jennifer Daubeny

Executive Director, International Education Division, Global Affairs Canada

Tim Hopkins

Trade Commissioner, Clients & Communications, Global Affairs Canada

Mandeep Gill

Trade Commissioner, Pacific Regional Office, Global Affairs Canada

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International Experience Canada / IRCC

Gold Sponsor
International Experience Canada is Government of Canada program that allows Canadian youth - aged 18-35 - to work and travel in any of IEC's over 30 partner countries for up to two years, through the facilitation of work permits/visas. Foreign youth from these countries may also come... Read More →

Tuesday June 25, 2019 7:30am - 8:30am PDT
Macdonald Ballroom