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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.

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Tuesday, June 19 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Clearing the Haze

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The proposed Cannabis Act is expected set to be in effect by July 2018. Regardless of how we expect this to affect our local communities, an extra layer of consideration is needed when operating within the international education industry. In this interactive discussion, we will cover such topics as:
• The effects of cannabis on the developing brain and other health and safety concerns
• Risk management and how to adapt your institution’s substance use policy
• How marijuana use is viewed cross-culturally its impact on student recruitment/retention Please join the conversation and learn the strategies for adjusting to this controversial change in legislation.


Susanne Hendrickson

Director of Sales, StudyInsured

Stephanie Hiltz

Sales and Project Manager, STUDYINSURED
You have insurance questions, I have answers! Being in the insurance industry for the last 7.5 years (6th BCCIE!) I am confident that I can assist you with any questions you may have about insurance or health care access for your international students. We have a few new insurance... Read More →

Michael Szabo

StudyInsured by Ingle International
Dr. Michael Szabo is the medical director at StudyInsured by Ingle International. He is an emergency physician at University Health Network in Toronto and a lecturer in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Szabo has over 20 years’ experience... Read More →

Tuesday June 19, 2018 3:15pm - 4:15pm PDT
Salon 3

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