Program is subject to change.

9:00 AM - 12:00 PMPre-Conference Workshop - COILab: Unleashing Intercultural Synergy in an Interactive Classroom Adventure
9:00 AM - 12:00 PMPre-Conference Workshop - Comprehensive International Student Support – Creating Impactful Connections
10:30 AM - 10:45 AMCoffee Break
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMTransition Experience of International Students From Africa
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMImmigration Pathways to BC to Retain International Students
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMBuilding Communities Across Cultures: Faculty and Staff Intercultural Development
2:00 PM - 2:30 PMCoffee Break
2:30 PM - 3:30 PMCreating Sustainable Study Abroad Models
2:30 PM - 3:30 PMDeveloping a COIL Program in your Institution: Challenges and Opportunities
2:30 PM - 3:30 PMImproving International Students’ Study-to-Work Transitions
2:30 PM - 3:30 PMSource and Destination Diversity: The Trends Shaping Canada Amidst Policy Change
3:30 PM - 3:45 PMHealth Break
3:45 PM - 4:45 PMLabour Market Trends You Need to Know
3:45 PM - 4:45 PMRedefining International Recruitment: Holistic Recruitment in a Changing World
3:45 PM - 4:45 PMNavigating Microaggressions: Building Allyship
3:45 PM - 4:45 PMFrameworks of Understanding: Assessing and Advancing Intercultural Competence in Global Learning
3:45 PM - 4:45 PMBridging the Gaps, Nova Scotia’s Study and Stay™ Programs Championing International Student Supports in Nova Scotia in a Rapidly Changing Global Environment
5:00 PM - 7:00 PMOpening Reception
7:45 AM - 8:45 AMContinental Breakfast
8:45 AM - 9:15 AMOpening Remarks and Indigenous Welcome
9:15 AM - 10:15 AMOpening Speaker
10:15 AM - 10:30 AMNetworking and Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 10:45 AMWelcoming Remarks from the Honourable Lisa Beare, Minister of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills
10:45 AM - 11:45 AMArts Forum
11:45 AM - 12:45 PMLunch
12:45 PM - 1:15 PMExhibit Hall
12:50 PM - 1:00 PMSponsor Spotlight: University Canada West
1:05 PM - 1:15 PMSponsor Spotlight: Duolingo English Test
1:15 PM - 2:45 PMPromises and Policy: A Student and Scholar Perspective
1:15 PM - 2:45 PMEnhancing Support and Enrollment through Insights from Study Permit Refusals
1:15 PM - 2:45 PMTech Innovations: Transforming Mental Health in Education
1:15 PM - 2:45 PMHarnessing Generative AI for Transformative Learning in Study Abroad
1:15 PM - 2:45 PMThe Role and Initiatives of the Council of University Presidents of Thailand (CUPT)
2:45 PM - 3:00 PMNetworking and Coffee Break
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMA Community-University Charter for International Students’ Health and Wellbeing
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMBridging the Gap between Academic Excellence and Career Development for International Graduates' Ultimate Success
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMDeveloping and Executing Responsive and Dynamic Internationalization Strategies
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMBuilding Successful and Sustainable Relationships with Education Agents
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMBraiding Indigenous and Intercultural Perspectives in Online Learning
4:00 PM - 4:15 PMNetworking and Coffee Break
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM80 years of Mexico-Canada relations: Success stories and opportunities in the education sector
4:15 PM - 5:15 PMNavigating Borders: A Strategic Approach to Transnational Education
4:15 PM - 5:15 PMThe Changing Narrative of International Student Recruitment by Labour Market demand. How Are BC institutions Doing?
4:15 PM - 5:15 PMResponsible Internationalization: the Move Towards Fairer and More Student-Centred Admissions Processes
4:15 PM - 5:15 PMLeveraging UMAP to Support Under-Represented Students in Study Abroad
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMBreakfast Buffet
8:30 AM - 9:30 AMGovernment Update
9:45 AM - 10:45 AMThought Leaders Circle Talk: Explore the intersection between Internationalization, Indigenization, Decolonization and what it means to be Indigenous Serving
9:45 AM - 10:45 AMThought Leader Dialogue: Where are students coming from next?
9:45 AM - 10:45 AMThought Leader Dialogue: Back to the Basics – The Foundations of a Strong International Program
10:45 AM - 11:15 AMNetworking and Coffee Break
11:15 AM - 12:15 PMRemotely Possible! Integrating International Students in Rural Communities and Empowering Them for a Successful Transition into the Workforce
11:15 AM - 12:15 PMSupporting Students to Thrive in an Environment of Substance Use
11:15 AM - 12:15 PMFrom Data to Opportunity: A Deep Dive into Canada's Diverse Educational Landscape
11:15 AM - 12:15 PMDue Diligence: Tools for Checking Educational Agency Quality
11:15 AM - 12:15 PMColombia and Ecuador’s Education Sector Today: Market Updates, Trends, and Developments
12:15 PM - 1:15 PMLunch
1:15 PM - 1:45 PMExhibit Hall
1:45 PM - 3:15 PMPerson and Context: An Integrated Approach to Wholistic Student Support
1:45 PM - 3:15 PMPhilippines Delegation Programming
1:45 PM - 3:15 PMUNESCO Story Circles Intercultural Experience
1:45 PM - 3:15 PMBridging the Gap: Enhancing Student Transition from Classroom to Workplace
1:45 PM - 3:15 PMPlease Like Me: Global Journeys as a Woman and/or LGBTQ+ Practitioner
3:15 PM - 3:30 PMNetworking and Coffee Break
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMAssociation Leaders’ Panel
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMFrom Campus to Community: Collaborating with Newcomer Social Service Agencies
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMThe Student Voice: The Latest International Student Research
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMIs Green Mean?
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMChina Education Matters
6:00 PM - 9:00 PMBCCIE International Education Awards
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