The meeting place for international education professionals from across Canada and around the world.

The Westin Ottawa: 11 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, Ontario


Your Experience at CBIE 2018

  • Network and build relationships with IE professionals from across Canada and around the world
  • Learn about the latest IE trends
  • Share your knowledge and expertise
    Meet with key stakeholders and thought leaders
  • Help chart the future of international education
  • Mentor the next generation of IE professionals

Who Will Be There

  • Over 850 delegates from over 40 countries.
  • Presidents, vice-presidents and directors of international offices from schools, colleges, institutes and universities.
  • Student advisors, researchers and faculty, ESL/FSL language instructors, recruitment and marketing professionals, and other international education practitioners.
  • Canadian and foreign government officials.
  • Private sector representatives.
  • Influential and renowned Canadian and international speakers.
  • 35+ exhibitors

About the Conference

We have proudly delivered our annual conference for over 50 years; creating the space, convening the stakeholders, and leading the conversation of Canadian international education. The conference spans across the education sector – representing, engaging, and bridging the interests of K-12 to postgraduate educators, as well as public and private stakeholders. Our annual conference forms the global meeting place of choice for international delegations and government officials seeking to deepen engagement with the Canadian education sector.

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Leveraging Disruption and Innovation in International Education

Join Ken Steele, Higher Ed Futurist, for a Pre-conference Workshop

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Featured Speakers

We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker for this year’s conference.

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