The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE), as the Scholarship Administrator of the Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED) Program, is organizing a SEED 2023 Collaboration Mission bringing 15 senior representatives from institutions in Cambodia, Indonesia, and Lao PDR to the Canada-ASEAN Partnership Forum and CBIE2023 Conference in Vancouver. The Mission, funded by Global Affairs Canada, will explore and expand opportunities for institutional partnership development with Canadian institutions.
The SEED Program is funded by Global Affairs Canada and contributes to strengthening people-to-people ties between Canada and the Indo-Pacific region.It is facilitated through institutional collaborations and student exchange agreements between Canadian post-secondary institutions and their partner institutions in ASEAN countries.
Opportunities to Connect at CBIE2023
Here are a few opportunities at the CBIE2023 Conference to connect with the delegation. If you would like to connect with the delegates one-on-one, connect with them through the CBIE2023 App.
Sunday 26 November
Canada-ASEAN Partnership Forum
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
The Canada-ASEAN Partnership Forum will bring together key stakeholders in education from Canada and Southeast Asia. With a view to deepening people-to-people and institutional ties between Canada and the ASEAN community, and within the framework of Canada’s new Indo-Pacific Strategy, the Forum will convene key stakeholder organizations from the ASEAN region to share country-specific sector insights and priorities with the objective of identifying and catalyzing meaningful opportunities for collaboration and engagement with Canada.
Monday 27 November
Global Affairs Canada’s Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED)
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
In this session, learn about this Global Affairs Canada (GAC) program. The SEED Scholarship Program provides opportunities for students from ASEAN member states to conduct short-term study or research in Canadian post-secondary institutions in areas that contribute to implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The SEED program relies on partnerships between Canadian institutions and their ASEAN counterparts. This session will provide a synopsis of the SEED program (the scholarship program cycle and best practices for submitting applications) and the upcoming expansion of the SEED program and other developments.
Monday 27 November
Speed Networking: Creating Crucial Contacts for SEED with Cambodia, Indonesia and Lao PDR
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Participants are welcome to join a dynamic speed networking session to meet and connect with international delegates from institutions in Cambodia, Indonesia and Lao PDR. Learn more about the Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED) program that provides opportunities for students from ASEAN member states to conduct short-term student or research in Canadian post-secondary institutions in areas that contribute to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Suitable Development. We invite you to register for this session.
SEED 2023 Collaboration Mission
|1||Cambodia||CamTech University||Dr. Sothy Khieng||President|
|2||Cambodia||Institut de Technologie du Cambodge||Mr. Phen Sieang||Director for International Relations|
|3||Cambodia||National University of Management||Ms. Sovicha Sim||Vice Rector, Internal Quality Assurance (IQA)|
|4||Cambodia||Paragon International University||Dr. Bradley Murg||Interim Rector and Provost|
|5||Cambodia||Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP)||Asst. Prof. Tak Kean||Vice Rector|
|6||Indonesia||BINUS University||Ms. Theodora Subyantoro||BINUS Collaboration Center Manager, BINUS Collaboration Center (BCC)|
|7||Indonesia||Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS)||Assoc. Prof. Maria Anityasari||Director of ITS Global Engagement|
|8||Indonesia||IPB University||Prof. Ernan Rustiadi||Vice Rector for Research, Innovation and Agromaritime Development|
|9||Indonesia||Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR)||Ms. Aprilia Putri Pradana||Head of Global Partnership and Promotion Division, Airlangga Global Engagement (AGE)|
|10||Indonesia||Universitas Esa Unggul (UEU)||Dr. Muhammad Dhafi Iskandar||International Officer|
|11||Indonesia||Universitas Indonesia||Dr. Fadhilah Muslim||Deputy Head of Internationalization Unit, Faculty of Engineering UI|
|12||Indonesia||Universitas Prasetiya Mulya||Dr. Parhimpunan Simatupang||Director of International Cooperation|
|13||Lao PDR||National University of Laos (NUOL)||Mr. Phouvong Phimmakong||Director (International cooperation, EU and ASEAN affairs), Office of International Relations|
|14||Lao PDR||Savannakhet University||Dr. Bounheuang Ninchaleune||Vice-President for Academic Affairs|
The Government of Canada, through Global Affairs Canada funds this program. The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) administers the program on behalf of Global Affairs Canada