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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 500 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.

For the full sponsor list, please visit our website.

Please use the following keywords in the search function to locate your sessions of interest: K-12, Post-secondary and Language.

*Times and descriptions are subject to change.

Featured Speakers

avatar for Kim Campbell

Kim Campbell

Keynote Speaker



Fanny Ching Wai, LEUNG (Dr.)

Vocational Training Council, University of Hull
Education Development Officer, Lecturer
avatar for Zainab Al-Koubaisi

Zainab Al-Koubaisi

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Manager, Global Engagement
avatar for Ana Azevedo

Ana Azevedo

Athabasca University
Associate Professor
avatar for Markus Badde

Markus Badde

avatar for Danny Beatty

Danny Beatty

Selkirk College
Director, International Education and Development
avatar for Brett Berquist

Brett Berquist

The University of Auckland
Director International

Kara Bertram

University of the Fraser Valley
Contract Training and Mobility

José Betancourt

CUMex / UAGro
Coordinator for Cooperation & Internationalization

Catherine Brazier

The High School at Vancouver Island University
avatar for Esther Brimmer

Esther Brimmer

NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Teresa Brooks

Teresa Brooks

Langara College
Associate Director, International Student Services
avatar for Robert Buttery

Robert Buttery

University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
Head of International Relations
avatar for Enrique Chacon

Enrique Chacon

Vancouver Island University
Senior International Student Advisor
avatar for Rahul Choudaha, Ph.D.

Rahul Choudaha, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President of Global Engagement & Research

Dwayne Cover

B.C. Ministry of Education
Provincial Lead – K-12 International Education
avatar for Jose M. Cruz

Jose M. Cruz

Ateneo de Manila University
Vice President for University and Global Relations
avatar for Darla Deardorff

Darla Deardorff

AIEA / Duke University
Executive Director
avatar for Nadina Dodd

Nadina Dodd

Fraser International College
Case Manager
avatar for Angela Ferraro

Angela Ferraro

Burnaby School District
Managing Director, International Education
avatar for Christine Ferrer

Christine Ferrer

Tarlac Agricultural University
Director, External Linkages and International Affairs

Kyra Garson

Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, TRU
Coordinator, Interculturalization
avatar for Patricia Gartland

Patricia Gartland

School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
avatar for Trevor Goddard

Trevor Goddard

Goddard & Associates
Principal & Executive Director
avatar for Jennifer Gossen

Jennifer Gossen

Vancouver Community College
Director, International Education

Carolyn Hanna

Simon Fraser University
Director, International Services for Students

Lindsay Haselton

Douglas College
Director, International Marketing & Enrolment

Susanne Hendrickson

Director of Sales

Stephanie Hiltz

Sales and Project Manager
avatar for Donna Hooker

Donna Hooker

M Square Media
avatar for Will Howard

Will Howard

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Serious Crimes Unit

Josie Jiang

Northern Lights College
Manager, International Recruitment

Mark Johnston

Sooke Schools International Student Program
Acting District Principal
avatar for Gareth Jones

Gareth Jones

Douglas College
Manager, International Marketing & Recruitment
avatar for Hyeyoung Kang

Hyeyoung Kang

Northwest Community College
International Coordinator
avatar for Farzana Karim-Haji

Farzana Karim-Haji

Aga Khan University
Director, University Partnerships Office
avatar for Anton Kietaibl

Anton Kietaibl

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Faculty, School of Business
avatar for Karin Kosarzova

Karin Kosarzova

Simon Fraser University
Manager, International Student Advising and Programs
avatar for Markus Laitinen

Markus Laitinen

European Association for International Education
avatar for Derek Lemieux

Derek Lemieux

Northwest Community College
Director International
avatar for Zhenyi Li

Zhenyi Li

Royal Roads University
avatar for Rachel Lindsey

Rachel Lindsey

Languages Canada
Director, International Affairs and Operations

Reid Litster

Victoria International High School Program, Greater Victoria School District
Manager International Program
avatar for Aireen Luney

Aireen Luney

Ministry of Jobs, Tourism & Skills Training
Acting Director of Skills Immigration, BC PNP
avatar for Lucas Maikapar

Lucas Maikapar

Thompson Rivers University - Kamloops
Associate Director, International Admissions & Enrolment Services

Randall Martin

BC Council for International Education
Executive Director
avatar for Lesley McCannell

Lesley McCannell

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Professor, School of Business
avatar for Donna Merry

Donna Merry

Northern Lights College
Acting Director of International Education
avatar for Heather Michaud

Heather Michaud

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
Outreach Officer
avatar for Sarah Mines

Sarah Mines

Vice President, Sales
avatar for Christina Page

Christina Page

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Learning Strategist

Jennifer Parisian

School District No.57
Aboriginal Education
avatar for Ajay Patel

Ajay Patel

Vice President, External Development

Joenita Paulrajan

The University of British Columbia
avatar for Sandy Prentice

Sandy Prentice

SD#8 Kootenay Lake
International Program Administrator
avatar for Julian Prior

Julian Prior

Langara College
Educational Technology Advisor
avatar for Karima Ramji

Karima Ramji

University of Victoria
Manager, International Programs, Co-op & Career Services
avatar for Bianca Ranson

Bianca Ranson

University of Auckland, New Zealand
Programme Director, International Programmes and Partnerships
avatar for Daisy Rosenblum

Daisy Rosenblum

University of British Columbia
Assistant Professor in the First Nations and Endangered Languages...
avatar for Pamela Roy

Pamela Roy

Consultancy for Global Higher Education
PhD, Founder & Lead Consultant
avatar for Devin Russell

Devin Russell

The University of Northern British Columbia
Student in the BEd Program
avatar for Karie Russell

Karie Russell

Study Abroad, TRU World
International Mobility Officer
avatar for Sandra Schinnerl

Sandra Schinnerl

University of British Columbia
PhD Candidate and Doctoral Fellow
avatar for Takahashi Sekiyama

Takahashi Sekiyama

UMAP International Secretariat
Executive Director
avatar for Daryl Smith

Daryl Smith

Langara College
Director, Internationalization

Brian Storey

Douglas College
Coordinator, Graduate Dip. in Physical and Health Education

Michelle Suderman

The University of British Columbia
Director for International Student Development

Michael Szabo

StudyInsured by Ingle International

Heather Tobe

Douglas College
avatar for Leopoldo Valdes

Leopoldo Valdes

Holy Angel University
Senior Internationalization Officer
avatar for Heather Williams

Heather Williams

Simon Fraser University
Special Projects: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Office of the Vice...