Ontario Regional Meeting/OAIE Conference 2017

Mohawk College, in partnership with McMaster University, is pleased to be hosting the 2017 CBIE Ontario Regional Meeting/OAIE Conference in Hamilton at both campuses on June 19 and 20th, 2017.

Registration update: On-site registration will not be available.

The conference theme is Education City: Welcoming Communities and Lifelong Learning. Session themes include: Welcoming Communities (Global Engagement & Community Development); Successful Transitions (Inter-institutional and Campus Programming & Support); and Partnerships, Collaborations & Mobility.

See below for the complete program and room locations.


Cost: $175


  • Two days of conference sessions
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner on June 19 and 20
  • One (1) ticket to the Monday evening reception
  • Campus parking (if staying at the campus residence)
  • Transportation between the campuses

Online registration is now closed. There will be limited on-site registration available.

Professional Development Workshop: Immigration Advising for International Students and their Spouses and Families

Sunday, June 18, 2017 | 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Enhance your knowledge of immigration issues by adding the CBIE professional development workshop to your Regional Meeting. This workshop has been approved for 3 CPD hours for RCICs and RISIAs.

*This workshop will be held on the margins of the Ontario Regional Meeting, however, participants may attend the workshop only. There is an additional fee for this workshop.

Detailed Program

(Includes room locations)

View the detailed program PDF.


Accommodations are available at McMaster University residences or at two local hotels.

On campus

McMaster University’s Mary Keyes Residence: $62 pp/night plus HST. 4 independent bedroom suites, with 2 shared bathrooms, a kitchen and living room. (Available until midnight (ET) June 12th.)

Les Prince Hall: $71 pp/ plus HST. Single occupancy room with ensuite washroom and shared lounge and kitchenette on floor. (Available until midnight (ET) June 12th.)

On-campus room bookings include parking.

For more information and to book on-campus accommodations, click here.


Visitors Inn Hotel: $109/night plus HST | Booking code to receive conference rate: “OAIE” (available until June 4th)

To book: Phone: 1-800-387-4620 | Email: reservations@visitorsinn.com |Online: https://webres.visitorsinn.com/

Homewood Suites by Hilton: $129/night plus HST | Booking code to receive conference rate: “OIA” (available until May 31st).

To book online, click here.


McMaster is conveniently located on the GO Bus line from Square One, Aldershot and Toronto Union.

More information: http://www.mcmaster.ca/welcome/findus.cfm


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