Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED)

2023 Collaboration Mission

Vancouver, British Columbia
November 26 to December 1, 2023

Opportunities to ConnectDelegate List


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.

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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.

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Delegate List

SEED 2023 Collaboration Mission

No Country Institution Representative Title
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