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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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Robert Buttery

University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
Head of International Relations
Olten, Switzerland
Prof. Robert Andrew Buttery

Email: robert.buttery@fhnw.ch)

Twitter; rob@robertbuttery

LinkedIn; https://www.linkedin.com/in/buttery/

Graduate degree: Spanish Area Studies and Applied Linguistics (University of Portsmouth,UK)

Post-graduate degree in European Law, Economics and Politics (University of Basel, Switzerland)

Appointed Head of International Relations for the School of Business FHNW in 2008, Robert Buttery's work portfolio includes international issue monitoring for key operational and strategic decisions and their implementation. Robert lectures in Management and International Studies at the FHNW. He represents and promotes his university at Swiss and major international conferences, events and meetings, at which he gives presentations and runs workshops on student and faculty mobility, the use of social media and study destination marketing. In 2008, in joint partnership with Canadian universities, Robert successfully launched an intensive and ground-breaking programme (Canadian Academics Studying Europe-CASE) for faculty from Canadian business schools. CASE was awarded the BCCIE Award for Outstanding Programme in 2013 and the CBIE Panorama Award for Outstanding International Education Program in Capacity Building in 2014. Robert has lead several student and faculty mobility programs within university international consortiums and is an expert for program innovation, curriculum internationalisation and mobility. Robert sits on the EAIE Joint Leadership Board , elected Chair for the EAIE Business Education Expert Community (2016-2018) and Member of the General Council (2018-2020).. He is also an active member on various Swiss and international higher education boards and committees.