CBIE REGIONAL MEETINGS

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.

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.

Registration:

Cost: $175

Includes:

  • 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

Professional Development Workshop: Immigration Advising for International Students and their Spouses and Families
Thursday, May 18, 2017 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Enhance your knowledge of immigration issues by adding the CBIE professional development workshop to your Regional Meeting. The workshop is expected to qualify for CPD hours for RCICs and RISIAs.

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

Accommodations:

Accommodations are available at McMaster University residences or at two local hotels.  The approximate cost for accommodations at McMaster University is $56 – $71/per night plus HST (depending on the residence selected.)

Visit the McMaster conference website for more information.

Transportation:

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

Detailed Program

3:00PM
  • Accommodations/Registration Check-in
7:00PM
  • Welcome Reception/Registration Check-in
8:30AM
  • Check-in/On-site registration
9:00AM-10:15AM
  • Welcome and panel
10:15AM-10:45AM
  • Break
10:45AM-12:00PM
  • Concurrent sessions
12:00PM-1:00PM
  • Lunch
1:00PM-2:15PM
  • Concurrent sessions
2:15PM-2:45PM
  • Break
2:45PM-4:00PM
  • Concurrent sessions
4:00PM-5:00PM
  • Related meetings
6:00PM-8:00PM
  • Evening reception and dinner
9:00AM-10:15AM
  • Welcome and keynote
10:15AM-10:45AM
  • Ministry update
10:45AM-11:15AM
  • Break
11:15AM-12:15PM
  • Concurrent sessions
12:15PM-1:30PM
  • Lunch
1:30PM-2:45PM
  • Concurrent sessions
2:45PM-3:15PM
  • Break
3:15PM-4:00PM
  • Update (TBD)
4:00PM-7:00PM
  • Closing reception and dinner