Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:
Friday, 17 May 2019 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)
The Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
900 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5

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CIEC invites you to be a part of our highly-anticipated Business of Education Summit! Our 3rd networking dinner event will serve as a great way to highlight opportunities and interact with those active in both India and Canada, particularly from BC. The agenda for the evening is available on our website. Distinguished guests and speakers include:

Shrimati Abhilasha Joshi, Consul General of India, Vancouver
Hon. Jinny Sims, Minister of Citizens’ Services
Hon. Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade & Technology*
Prof. Andrew Petter: President & Vice Chancellor, Simon Fraser University
Prof. Henry Reiser: President, College of New Caledonia
Dr. Kathy Denton: President & CEO, Douglas College
Dr. Joanne MacLean: President & Vice Chancellor, University of Fraser Valley
Sobhana Jaya-Madhavan: Assistant Vice President, External Relations, Simon Fraser University
Dr. Philip Laird: Vice-Provost, TWU Extention, Trinity Western University
Leonel Roldan-Flores: Director, International Education, University of Northern British Columbia
Diwakar Gandhi: Vice President, The Centre for Entertainment Arts, Langara College
Dr. Halia Valladares Montemayor: Dean, Faculty of Business & Professional Services, Capilano University
Carolyn Russell: Director, Student Recruitment & Global Engagement, University of Victoria
Colin Doerr: Director, External Relations, BC Council for International Education

Note: * indicates speaker to be confirmed.

On behalf of the Canada-India Education Council (CIEC), the BC Council for International Education (BCCIE) is pleased to invite you to attend the “BUSINESS OF EDUCATION” Summit taking place at the Fairmont Waterfront in Vancouver, BC on May 17, 2019, from 3 PM – 8:00 PM (PDT). The celebratory event will showcase institutional successes and supports for international education, with a focus on Canada-India partnerships.

The event will include two panels – the Presidents Panel (institutional focus) will be moderated by Sobhana Jaya-Madhavan, AVP, External Relations at Simon Fraser University and the Deans Panel (student focus) will be moderated by Colin Doerr, Director, External Relations, BCCIE. The evening will include great networking opportunities and dinner. The final program will be announced in April. Confirmed participating institutions/businesses include SFU, BCIT, CNC, UFV, Douglas College, Langara College, and Trinity Western University.

Please contact the BC CIEC Chapter President Vivek Savkur at vivek@canadaindiaeducation.com or call (604) 728-0971 for further information about the event and sponsorship opportunities.

Photos from previous CIEC events can be viewed on Facebook and Instagram. CIEC Members receive 2 FREE tickets to this event. To renew your CIEC membership for 2019, visit our website.

Click here to register.

Interested in Sponsorship Opportunities? Click here!

Visit our website for details on sponsorship packages and purchasing tickets for a group. We look forward to seeing you at the Business of Education Summit!