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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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Monday, June 24 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) – What is it all about?

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You’ve probably heard about the newest mobility consortium that Canadian post-secondary institutions are eligible for membership in- UMAP! UMAP is a consortium of 17 country members and over 100 active post-secondary institutions from countries in the Asia and Pacific region. A number of Canadian post-secondary institutions are already members and have experienced great interest from their outbound students in accessing unique programs in the region. Join this session to learn more about the consortium, member benefits, programs, scholarships and more! Presenters from the International Secretariat and Canadian post-secondary institutions will share their experiences and insights.

Speakers
avatar for Hyeyoung Kang

Hyeyoung Kang

International Coordinator, Coast Mountain College
Hyeyoung is currently managing the global engagement portfolio at Coast Mountain College in the areas of international recruitment and partnerships development with educational associations, foreign post-secondary institutions, foreign government/embassy officials, funding agencies... Read More →
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Chelsey Laird

Senior Manager, BC Council for International Education
Chelsey Laird has worked in the Canadian international education sector for 10 years. At BCCIE, she is responsible for coordinating the UMAP Canadian membership, leading market support initiatives and supporting internationalization activities and events in British Columbia and around... Read More →


Monday June 24, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Macdonald F 4599 Chateau Blvd, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada

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